The Grand 1894 Opera House is located at 2020 Postoffice St. in Galveston’s historic Downtown Cultural Arts District. Tickets are available by contacting The Gran’s box office at (409)765-1894, (800)821-1894, or go to thegrand.com.
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
Saturday, April 21st (3pm and 8pm)
Getting away with murder can be so much fun, and there’s no better proof than the hilarious hit show that won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical. This uproarious Broadway comedy is the story of a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the eight pesky relatives (all played by one fearless man) who stand in his way. Tickets start at $25.
“The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6”
Saturday, May 5 (8pm)
Combining forces in concert for the first time, these amazing vocal groups boast a remarkable 20 Grammy Awards between them. Their range of performance styles and innovative arrangements cover nearly every genre of popular music from jazz to swing, gospel to urban R&B. With unexpected twists and turns, this jubilant show by the coolest masters of vocal harmonies on the planet and will have you bouncing in your chair! Tickets start at $25.
Blood Sweat & Tears – 50th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, May 12th (4pm and 8pm)
Combine the sophistication and musical skill of jazz with the energy and universal appeal of rock vocal music. Then add spontaneously improvised jazz solos and horn arrangements…and you will have BS&T – one of the top touring attractions of the past five decades. Celebrate an amazing performance with “Spinning Wheel,” “And When I Die,” “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,” “God Bless the Child,” and much more. Tickets start range from $30-$125.
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu: A Benefit Concert for Congregation B’nai Israel Celebrating 150 Years!
July 28th (7pm-10pm)
With Billboard Top 40 hits like “King Without a Crown” and “One Day,” Matisyahu beautifully blends the contemporary rhythms of reggae and hip-hop with the more traditional disciplines of jazz’s scat singing and Judaism’s chazzanut (prayer chanting). Regardless of your generation or faith heritage, this boundary-breaking acoustic evening with Matisyahu is sure to warm the heart and touch the soul. Tickets range from $38-74, children $24. More information at: facebook.com/events/1344569812318346/.
The Texas Tenors
August 4th (3pm)
Fresh from the debut of their PBS Special (filmed at The Grand and set to air in summer 2017), Texas favorites Marcus Collins, John Hagen, and JC Fisher treat audiences to a unique blend of country, classical, Broadway, and current pop music. With their breathtaking vocals, humor, and a touch of cowboy charm, their concert at The Grand will celebrate summer the right way. Tickets on sale soon.
An Evening with Robert Earl Keen
August 25th (8pm)
Robert Earl Keen is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer. He has recorded 18 full-length albums for both independent and major record labels. He has songs that has been covered by several country, folk and Texas country music musicians, including George Strait, Joe Ely, Lyle Lovett, The Highwaymen, Nanci Griffith, and the Dixie Chicks. Although his albums and live performances span many different styles – from folk, country, and bluegrass to rock – he is most commonly affiliated with the Americana genre. Keen has toured extensively both in the US and abroad throughout his career, and was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012 along with Lyle Lovett and the late Townes Van Zandt. Tickets on sale soon.