September 2018

From the Director Michael Blachly I hope you enjoy the first issue of ONews. Once a month we will share a variety of news and noteworthy stories about Opening Nights and the performing arts.  September is National Classical Music Month. In honor, we are highlighting the classical musicians coming to Opening Nights this season. In […]

Croce Plays Croce

For the first time ever, A.J. Croce will be coming to Tallahassee on September 27 for his Croce Plays Croce tour, creating a memorable concert experience that celebrates both his own music and that of his father, the late troubadour Jim Croce. The Nashville-based singer/songwriter who has charted 17 Top 20 singles in his own […]

Gender-bending Taylor Mac is taking a sweeping survey of pop music

There are ambitious shows and then there’s Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,” which originally ran for 24 hours and covered pop songs from 1776 to the current day. We’re talking battle marches from the Revolutionary War, minstrel-show tunes, murder ballads, Stephen Foster, Great Depression-era weepers, World War II rallying cries, disco thumpers […]