Maryland Theatre adds shows to 2019 schedule
A new year is about to unfold and with it come many new shows added to the marquee at The Maryland Theatre, including a number of tribute shows.
The theater is closed Saturday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 1, but tickets may still be purchased online at www.mdtheatre.org. The theater reopens Wednesday, Jan. 2. For tickets or more information after that date, call 301-790-2000.
- Kicking things off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, is Tusk: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute. Tickets cost $29.50 to $39.50. Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years. The five seasoned musicians comprising Tusk have been making music together in various combinations and styles, in original outfits and in cover bands, for more than years.
- The Simon and Garfunkel story is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. Tickets cost $47 to $57. Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performs the hits of Simon & Garfunkel tribute band, including “Mrs. Robinson,” “Cecilia,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and many more.
- Let’s Hang On! America’s Number One Frankie Valli Tribute Show takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Tickets cost $29.50 to $39.50. The band features 10 seasoned entertainers who are preserving the music and style of the iconic group Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Respectfully playing all the classic “Seasons” details, Let’s Hang On! also pays respect to the Broadway show, The Jersey Boys.
- Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, for Gary Puckett (pictured above) & The Union Gap with special guests The Vogues, and Latshaw Pops Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.
- Gary Puckett garnered six gold records including “Young Girl,” “Woman Woman,” “Lady Will Power,” “Over You,” “This Girl is a Woman Now” and more. The Vogues created a fresh, original blend of vocal harmony with hits including “You’re The One,” “5 O’Clock World,” “(You Are) My Special Angel,” “Turn Around Look At Me,” and more. The Latshaw Pops Orchestra will be performing songs from the ’60s.
- Hagerstown Community Concert Association presents The Malpass Brothers at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1. General-admission tickets cost $25 for adults; $8 for students. Christopher and Taylor Malpass give new life to classic country music with their vocals, musicianship and off-the-cuff quips performing hits by Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Merle Haggard and others.
- Eaglemania The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band, flies in at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8. Eaglemania performs all of the hits of the Eagles, as well as Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh’s solo albums. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21.
- Rhythm of the Dance hits the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14. This two-hour dance and music extravaganza relives the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with stage technology, the show is a 1,000-year old story executed with the advantages of the modern-day stage show. The show features a live band, three tenors and 22 dancers. Tickets cost $29 to $59.
- The Celtic tradition continues when Hagerstown Community Concert Association presents Cherish the Ladies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30. General admission tickets cost $25 for adults; $8 for students.
- Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Kristofferson’s songs include “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” and “For the Good Times.” Tickets cost $56 to $79.50.