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 Grand’s box office at (409)765-1894, (800)821-1894, or go to thegrand.com.
Summer Season ticket packages are currently available which include The Summit, Blood Sweat and Tears, Jaston Williams – I’m Not Lying, Bill Engvall, Dixie’s Tupperware Party, The Texas Tenors, and Robert Earl Keen. Select two or more of the Summer Season performances and create your own mini-subscription package. Subscribers receive early notice of any added shows, next season’s offerings and the first option to purchase tickets.
Greater Tuna’s Jaston Williams in “I’m Not Lying!”
June 23rd (2pm & 8pm)
The truth will set you free. On occasion, it can also get you locked up. Join Jaston Williams as he shares pre-Tuna stories where you will meet the Alaskan cowboy who drove a hearse, have dinner served by the most nervous waiter in Texas and drop in on a Renaissance Fair held at a movie star’s house while dressed in a chicken suit. The title of the show says it all..I’m Not Lying! Tickets on sale now!
An Evening with Bill Engvall
July 7th (3pm and 8pm)
Born in Galveston in the middle of a hurricane, Bill Engvall has become a national superstar, playing solo as well as with his Blue Collar Tour buddies, Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. “Here’s your sign,” his own byline, has become the favorite catchphrase among his fan of all ages. Last on The Grand’s stage in 2006, Bill will have you rolling in the aisles with his special brand of down-home humor! Tickets start at $28.
Dixie’s Tupperware Party
July 21st (8pm)
Back By Popular Demand! Dixie Longate is America’s most famous Tupperware Lady. Having started selling the iconic bowls as a condition of her parole, she quickly rose in the ranks to become one of the top sellers in the US, which naturally led to a stage show. Dixie’s unique style of southern comedy and personal empowerment has garnered her a dedicated and raucous fan base across the world. Her interactive shows don’t just entertain but empower the audience to kick some ass and take on the world with a bit of extra strength from her sweet tea. Tickets start at $25.
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu: A Benefit Concert for Congregation B’nai Israel Celebrating 150 Years!
July 28th (7pm)
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 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/. Tickets on sale soon.
The Texas Tenors
August 4th (3pm)
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 is full of toe tapping fun! Tickets start at $30.
An Evening with Robert Earl Keen
August 25th (8pm)
Best known for his storytelling lyrics, Texas Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen’s signature tunes, “The Road Goes on Forever,” “Gringo Honeymoon” and “Merry Christmas From the Family,” all tell offbeat tales of ordinary people caught in extraordinary, sometimes funny situations. Join us for this evening of song with this Texas favorite! Tickets start at $30.