Concerts & Events

Coming to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

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Run Like Hell – America’s Premier Pink Floyd Show 

May 5 – 7:30 p.m. ($25)
Back by popular request! Don’t miss this fabulous tribute to the music of Pink Floyd by this amazing Minnesota band! Run Like Hell is a group of six accomplished vocalists and musicians who meticulously recreate the sound and spectacular visual show of Pink Floyd. The attention to detail and energetic performance recreate the excitement of the original Pink Floyd experience in a way that even the most serious fan can appreciate. Love for Pink Floyd’s music spans the generations and is always a huge hit with any crowd. Relive all the hits from classic albums, such as “Dark Side of the Moon,” “The Wall,” “Animals,” “Wish You Were Here” and many others.


Fabulous Female Singers Tribute – DC Drifters

May 12 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
This is a tribute show to the fabulous female singers of pop, country and rock & roll throughout the years! The backup band for this show is Denny and the DC Drifters, one of the area’s best!




Richie Lee and the Fabulous 50s

May 19 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
Don’t miss this fabulous, high-energy 50s rock and roll show featuring all of Eddie Cochran’s greatest hits and much more! A rock and roll prodigy from Des Moines, Iowa, Richie Lee started playing guitar and singing at a very young age. He’s shared the stage with some rock legends, and his music will take you back to the days of cool cars, sock hops and jukeboxes. His music sounds just as it did back then, and the band does their absolute best to stay true to the original sound of the songs.

Richie will keep your toes tapping, with music from Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, The Beatles and the Beach Boys!


Sundae + Mr. Goessl – Jazz Duo 

May 22 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
Seattle’s sweethearts, Sundae + Mr. Goessl, features award-winning vocalist Kate Voss (Earshot Magazine’s Vocalist of the Year) and Seattle’s busiest freelance guitarist, Jason Goessl. This charming husband/wife duo incorporates humor, vintage style, interesting instrumentation, nostalgia and serious chops in their act. They were awarded Best Jazz Act of 2017 from Seattle Weekly. Established in 2014, this industrious couple can be described with one word: delightful.


Zenon Dance Company

May 25 – 7 p.m. ($10 adults/$5 students)
From Cuba to Albert Lea, Zenon Dance Company has traveled the world bringing a singular, versatile and virtuosic approach to modern and jazz dance to enthusiastic audiences. One of North America’s premier repertory dance companies, Zenon commissions new works from talented emerging choreographers as well as internationally renowned masters, in order to continually drive the evolution of dance standards in Minnesota. The program at the Marion Ross Performing Arts will feature four works:

  • Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado’s wildly popular 2014 Coming Home. “…the sweet spot where sport [baseball] and artistry meet”—Star Tribune,
  • Daniel Buraczeski’s lively and infectious Merry-Go-Round, set to music by Glenn Miller and the The Army Air Force Band. A delicious slice of American spirit and history.
  • Storm by Daniel Charon is a prime example of American modern dance at its finest. This sweeping and exhilarating work propels its six dancers to their physical limits supported by a powerful musical score. “It’s as if Charon is trying to trap lightening in a bottle.” – The StarTribune
  • Gemini by Penelope Freeh is a beautifully lyrical modern dance quintet exploring celestial formations and spatial relationships. This work connects us to the heavens through dance.


Country Roads – The Music of John Denver

June 2 – 7:30 p.m. ($23)
A rare opportunity to enjoy the music of John Denver in this wonderful presentation of his work. Country Roads – The Music of John Denver is headlined by Dennis Curley, and is a tribute show to one of American’s best-loved performers and draws deeply on Curley’s own love of John Denver’s music. Backed by a fantastic six-piece band, Curley’s renditions of the music of John Denver are sure to bring a smile to audiences of all ages. Some of the featured tunes include “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Leaving on a Jet Plane” and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy.”


Fabulous Vegas Guys 

Aug. 17 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
Plucked straight off of a Las Vegas stage, the Fabulous Vegas Guys are a musical, comedy and impressions duo with two of the Midwest’s finest entertainers, Donny “Sands” Tersigni and Jonny “Mirage” Bird. Each show highlights the Fabulous Vegas Guys humor and wit impersonating some of the biggest names in entertainment from Robert DeNiro, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Johnny Depp to Tom Jones, Neil Diamond and Elvis Presley, with special appearances by Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra! This is the final show of the Fabulous Vegas Guys Farewell Tour.


Country Legend Bill Anderson

Aug. 20 – 7:30 p.m. ($30)
See and hear Grand Ole Opry legend Bill Anderson live on stage at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center in Albert Lea! Anderson is a living legend of classic country music as a song writer and singer. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. He also hosts the RFD-TV show “Country’s Family Reunion!” In 2002, Broadcast Music, Inc., named Anderson its first country music songwriting icon, placing him alongside R&B legends Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and James Brown as the only recipients of that prestigious award. In 2008, the Academy of Country Music honored him with its inaugural Poets Award.

Anderson continues to paint a broad stroke across the Nashville music scene. He has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1961 and performs there regularly. He continues to tour and to record, his latest release being the self-descriptive “Songwriter” and the critically acclaimed “Life.” Get your tickets now, and don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Bill Anderson up close and personal at the Marion Ross! This performance is sponsored by Dave Syverson Ford Autocenter of Albert Lea, Farmers Coop Association of Forest City and Austin Office Products of Austin.

*All shows are subject to booking changes, please double check Wiztix for individual show pricing.