Calendar

Jul
28
Tue
Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm

Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family friendly outdoor concert in the park.

This week’s concert will feature the Wyoming Jazz Group and the Sheridan Concert Band, directed by Ariel Downing.

The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available.

For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Aug
4
Tue
Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm

Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family friendly outdoor concert in the park. This week’s concert will feature the Hanson Family Band from Eugene, Oregon. Fiddles and guitars, beautiful harmonies, outstanding vocal arrangements and audience participation will highlight the performance. The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Aug
18
Tue
Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm

The final offering of Concerts in the Park for the 2015 season will be offered at Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family friendly outdoor concert in the park.

This week’s concert will feature the Sheridan Concert Band directed by Pat Maloney.

The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available.

For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Aug
21
Fri
Story Rock Jam @ Centennial Park, Story
Aug 21 – Aug 22 all-day

The Story Rock Jam will return to Story Friday and Saturday. The event will feature live music, food and beer offerings, free camping and nearby rock climbing. Music will be presented by Damian Trujillo, the Story Jam Band, Chris Knodel, Josh and Amber Hanson, the Barefoot Band, Shot in the Foot, Paul Bowers, Gunner Hoy and Sarah Sample. The activities begin at 2 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Centennial Park in Story. For more information, contact Marty McMantle at Story Climbing Guides, located at 6 Rosebud Lane 4 in Story, at 683-3268. Centennial Park is located at the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Thorne Rider Road in Story next to the Story Fish Hatchery.

Aug
22
Sat
Sod Farm Festival @ Green Carpet Sod Farm
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Sod Farm Festival will return to Sheridan on Aug. 22. The semi-annual outdoor music festival is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Project Schoolhouse.

Nonstop music will be performed from 3-8:30 p.m. by bands including Robert Cline Jr., Bonnie and Taylor Sims, the Bare Foot Band, Canary Joe, Chris Knodel, the Craft Brothers, Damian Trujillo, Doug Andrews, Ethan Chartier, the Fireants, the Nate Champion Band, the Quarterman Brothers, Sam Morton, Shot in the Foot, Tab Barker and Too Wet to Plow.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate.

Project Schoolhouse works to build schools and water systems in impoverished parts of Nicaragua.

The festival will take place at the Green Carpet Sod Farm located at 80 Owl Creek Road.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Tab Barker at 512-470-7482, see www.sodfarmfestival.org or www.facebook.com/sodfarmfestival.

Oct
10
Sat
Spencer Bohren live at the WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm

Musician Spencer Bohren will perform at the WYO Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Born into a gospel-singing family in the wind-swept prairies and Rocky Mountains of Wyoming in 1950, Bohren began singing and playing music as a young boy. At the age of 14, inspired by the folk music he heard on the radio, he picked up a guitar and within a few weeks started performing in public. Since then, Bohren has performed all across the U.S.

Tickets for the concert cost $25 per adult, $20 for seniors or military members and $15 for students.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by phone at 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
14
Wed
Organist Samuel Carabetta in concert @ St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host renowned organist Samuel Carabetta in concert Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Carabetta is an organist and choirmaster from Saint John’s Episcopal Church in the Georgetown Parish in Washington, D.C.

Carabetta has association with the Washington Performing Arts Society, one of America’s leading nonprofit, multi-disciplinary presenting organizations. In this capacity, he coordinated the development and launching of WPAS, Music in the Country in Middleburg, Virginia, which provides additional performance opportunities for young artists who appear at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.

The proceeds for this concert, the cost of which is a suggested donation of $15, will benefit the Foundation for Freedom and Reconciliation in the Middle East.

The FFRME was started by Canon Andrew White, the Episcopal priest of St. George in Bagdad. His foundation works to help relocate displaced Iraqi Christians resettle in Jordan and Turkey. The proceeds go to food, clothing, medical care and basic needs for the displaced refugees.

For additional information, call St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 674-7655.

The church is located at 1 S. Tschirgi St.

Oct
16
Fri
Raise Your Voice benefit concert @ The Carriage House Theater
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm

A group of local residents have organized a benefit concert to help raise funds to aid the refugee crisis in Europe.

The “Raise Your Voice” benefit concert will feature live music from The Craft Brothers and Sarah Sample on Friday at 7 p.m. Doors will open at the Carriage House Theater at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $15 and proceeds will be donated to the International Rescue Committee, which was started in 1933 to support World War II refugees. Not facing the worst refugee crisis since that war, 92 cents of every dollar donated will directly help IRC deliver critical and lifesaving aid, including safe drinking water, sanitation and protection from harm to vulnerable families fleeing to Europe from Syria and other conflict zones.

Tickets for the event are available through the WYO Theater box office, by phone at 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Oct
20
Tue
SHS choir concert @ Sheridan High School
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will perform in a choir concert Tuesday at 7 p.m.

An “all-Broadway” concert will be presented by the school’s four choirs — mixed, honor, Treblemakers and Spectrum.

The concert will take place at the school and is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Ashley Lecholat at 672-2495, ext. 1114.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
31
Sat
Live from The Met: Wagner’s ‘Tannhauser’ @ WYO Theater
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Wagner’s ‘Tannhauser’” on Oct. 31 at 10 a.m.

The performance is one installation of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition,” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public.

The program allows audiences to experience the production at the same time as the audience in New York.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students.

Tickets may be purchased on the phone at 672-9084 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084.

Nov
17
Tue
SHS Jazz Band concert
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Jazz Band will perform its first concert of the year Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry Auditorium.

The concert will feature jazz standards such as “Birdland,” “Struttin’ with Some Barbecue,” “Flight of the Foo Birds” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.”

The concert is free and open to the public.

The SHS Jazz Band is under the direction of Diane Knutson.

The Sue Henry Auditorium is at SHS, located at 1056 Long Drive.

Dec
3
Thu
SHS orchestras concert @ Sheridan High School
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra and Baroque Orchestra will present a combined concert on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the school’s Sue Henry Auditorium.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform the “Overture to The Messiah” by Handel and Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto Number One” movements two and three.

The Symphony Orchestra will perform the “Prelude to Act One” from Verdi’s “La Traviata” opera, Bach’s “Fugue” in G minor and “Fantasia on Greensleeves” by Vaughan Williams.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Dec
4
Fri
SheridanAires winter concert @ Sheridan Senior Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center’s SheridanAires will perform the group’s annual winter concert Thursday and Friday.

This year’s performances will be a tribute to Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.”

On Thursday, the performance will begin at 1:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. A contribution of $2 per person is suggested.

On Friday, a dinner featuring pork tenderloin will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the show at 7 p.m. The dinner cost is a suggested $10 per person. RSVPs are requested for dinner by Wednesday. There is no charge for only the show Friday.

For more information or to RSVP, call the center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Dec
10
Thu
PBS Christmas concert featuring Amy, Annie Smith @ Sheridan Inn
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — On Thursday at 5:30 p.m., the Historic Sheridan Inn will host an old-fashioned Christmas concert.

The concert will feature the soulful music of Wyoming natives Annie and Amy Smith.

Following the concert, hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

WyomingPBS will tape the concert and broadcast it as part of the “Wyoming Chronicle” series on Dec. 18 at 8 p.m., Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 8:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but organizers ask those planning to attend to pick up tickets at the Inn’s front desk before the event. Seating will be limited.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Amend, Wyoming PBS marketing and outreach director, at 855-2372.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Dec
11
Fri
SC Christmas concert @ WYO Theater
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College music, theater and dance departments will present “A Sheridan College Christmas 2015” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The performance will feature music from some of the newly formed musical groups at Sheridan College — Brass Ensemble, Chamber Strings and the Viol Consort. Other performers include the SC Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Collegiate Chorale, Chamber Choir and Dance Program.

Renditions of iconic holiday songs, such as “Sleigh Ride,” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as well as classic Christmas favorites will highlight the evening.

The performance’s finale will include a sing-along for the entire audience featuring the songs “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” “O Christmas Tree,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and active military members, and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free, but will need a ticket.

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, at 672-9084, online at www.wyotheater.com or at the door.

For more information about the show, call Sheridan College faculty Dr. Eric Richards at 674-6446, ext 3009.

Dec
14
Mon
Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales @ WYO Theater
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales will present the “Sounds of the Season” concert Monday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Sheridan County’s best third- through eighth-grade singers will perform. Special guests will include Sheridan High School’s Spectrum Show Choir and flutist Leslie Viren.

The chorales are under the direction of Stephanie Zukowski, Samantha Knesebeck and Tami Davis with JoAnn Lilley as accompanist.

Tickets to the show are $5 for adults, seniors and students. Tickets for children 12 and younger cost $3. Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

Dec
16
Wed
SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform its winter concert Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the SHS auditorium.

For additional information, call Debbie Hanson at 672-2495, ext. 1.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Jan
21
Thu
Fat bike keg pull street party @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A street party (on Alger Street outside of Black Tooth Brewing Company) with a Fat bike keg pulling starting at 6 p.m.

The event will also include  live music starting at 8 p.m.

Black Tooth is providing the keys, Sheridan Bicycle Company is providing the bikes and sleds, and you provide the muscle!

No cover charge.

For more information, call Jesse Woods at 675-2337.

Money raised from the event will go to the Bomber Mountain Bike Club.

Jan
22
Fri
Dueling Duo fundraiser for Rotary @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Rotary Club will host an all-request dueling piano duo for a fundraiser set for Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

The Dueling Duo will sing and play attendee requests throughout the evening. The event will also include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and door prizes.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Tickets are available at Sheridan County Title or by calling Sasha Johnston at 672-6478.

The event is sponsored by the Sheridan Rotary Club, and proceeds will benefit the John W. Patton Memorial Project — a pavilion to be located at Rotary Park.

For additional information, contact Johnston.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Feb
16
Tue
International Guitar Night @ WYO Theater
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host an evening of contemporary guitar music Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

International Guitar Night is a touring guitar festival. The performance Tuesday will feature Lulo Reinhardt of Germany, Mike Dawes from the United Kingdom, Andre Krengel from Germany and Brian Gore from California.

Tickets to the event cost $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and military members and $18 for students.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Mar
29
Tue
Jazz on Mars @ Mars Theater at the WYO Theater
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The second presentation of Jazz on Mars will take place March 29 at the Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater beginning at 8 p.m.

The evening will include music from the SC Jazz Ensemble, the SC Jazztet, the SC jazz faculty and Sheridan’s local jazz combo Canary Joe.

Each jazz group will perform a short set of music. The evening will end in a jam session/open mic led by SC jazz faculty and students. All aspiring jazz instrumentalists and singers are invited to perform.

The admission cost is $5 and refreshments will be available for purchase.

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084 or Dr. Eric Richards at the college, 674-6446, ext. 3009.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
1
Fri
SC recital featuring director of strings, faculty @ Sheridan College
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A Double Bass Recital set for April 1 at 7 p.m. will feature Dr. Mark Elliott Bergman, director of strings at Sheridan College, and college faculty.

Music by Koussevitzky, Elgar and others will be performed.

Admission to the concert is free. It will take place in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium at the school.

For additional information, contact Bergman at 674-6446, ext. 3010 or mbergman@sheridan.edu.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
6
Wed
Wyoming Baroque @ Sheridan College
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Baroque will perform in the atrium of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College on Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m.

Wyoming Baroque brings together the country’s most dynamic, historically informed instrumentalists to Wyoming. They will play instruments set up to baroque-era specifications, including the use of natural gut strings and lower-pitched tuning. Performers are coming from San Francisco, Indianapolis, Washington, D.C., and North Carolina, to present a free concert at Sheridan College.

The repertoire for the concert explores tensions between Italian and French aesthetics of the 17th century and Francois Couperin’s reconciliation of the rift with his allegorical composition “L’Apotheose de Lully” (1725). The program concludes with a performance of an original composition by Dr. Mark Bergman, director of strings at Sheridan College, entitled “Steampunk Baroque.” In the spirit of “L’Apotheose de Lully,” this work synthesizes the diverse aesthetics of European baroque music, punk rock and 19th century art songs.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Bergman at 674-6446, ext. 3010 or by email to mbergman@sheridan.edu.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
28
Thu
Tribute to John Denver @ WYO Theater
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a tribute to John Denver and his music, starring Brad Fitch, on Thursday from 10-11 a.m.

The event will have general admission seating and is a fundraising event for the Sheridan Sundowners Lions Club.

Tickets are $15 per person or $25 for two. Children younger than age 12 get in free.

For tickets or more information, call Denice Rollins at 751-6800. Tickets are also available at the WYO Theater box office.

For more information about Brad Fitch, visit www.cowboybrad.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

May
3
Tue
Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales to perform Tuesday at WYO @ WYO Theater
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales will perform in concert Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The groups will present pieces celebrating the state of Wyoming, honoring the nation in which we live and giving thanks to those individuals who have served our country.

The patriotic night of music will include talented young people of the community.

Tickets cost $5 per person or $3 for those age 12 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

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