The Tower Theatre Foundation has picked two local performers as opening acts for their upcoming CenterStage Series presentations. Prineville singer/songwriter and maritime engineer Bern Smith will open for Starship featuring Mickey Thomas on Sunday, Feb. 8. The bluegrass-and-blues Burnin’ Moonlight Trio will support Clint Black on Sunday, Feb. 22. Both shows start at 7:30 pm at the Tower.
“Bern performed at the Tower’s Open Mic Night just this past January 2nd,
and we were blown away by his voice, lyrics, and stage presence,”
explained Ray Solley, executive director of the Tower Theatre
Foundation. “And Scott Foxx, Maggie Jackson, and Jim Roy as Burnin’
Moonlight have a proven, energetic, and personable take on Americana
music. We’re thrilled to put all these talents in the Tower spotlight.”
Bend Surgery Center is the title sponsor of the CenterStage Series.
Showcase sponsor is Mt. View Heating, with supporting sponsors Deschutes
Brewery and Central Oregon Radiology. Performance Night Sponsor is
The nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation owns and operates the historic stage in downtown Bend. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading performing arts organization, providing cultural and education programs that make an essential contribution to Central Oregon’s lifestyle and strengthen the community. Membership, program information and individual and group tickets are available at the box office (835 NW Wall), by phone (541-317-0700) or online (www.towertheatre.org). Details on events are also at facebook.com/TheTowerTheatre.
What: Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
With special guest Bern Smith
When: Sunday, Feb. 8 – 7:30 pm
Tickets: $40 / $45 / $50 Plus $2 Historic Theatre Preservation Fee
What: Clint Black
With special guest Burnin’ Moonlight Trio
When: Sunday, Feb. 22 – 7:30 pm
Tickets: $45 / $55 / $70 Plus $2 Historic Theatre Preservation Fee