Reporter Paul Milliken from Atlanta's FOX5 station came to Macon on April 2 to interview Ms. Mary Wilson of the Supremes in our historic theatre before her performance. The two-part piece aired this morning and is an insightful interview and glowing endorsement of The Grand Opera House. ... See MoreSee Less
STRAIGHT NO CHASER I’ll Have Another…20th Anniversary World Tour JUST ANNOUNCED - NOVEMBER 16 AT THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE - TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 6!
If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. They have emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with CD releases. The I’LL HAVE ANOTHER…WORLD TOUR comes to town in celebration of the group’s 20th Anniversary together. Straight No Chaser is the real deal, the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense... and with a sense of humor. On the road, Straight No Chaser has built a reputation as an unforgettable live act. ... See MoreSee Less
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ACM “Entertainer of the Year” Jason Aldean Performs Intimate Benefit Concert in Hometown, Raising more than $500,000
MACON – Navicent Health Foundation was pleased to host this year’s ACM “Entertainer of the Year” Jason Aldean, a native of Macon-Bibb County, for an exclusive performance on Thursday, April 21 at Macon’s Grand Opera House. The multi-Platinum singer performed songs from his latest hit “Light Comes On” as well as older favorites including “Amarillo Sky” and “Night Train.” All proceeds from the evening benefit Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health.
“Pretty overwhelming, the amount of money that was raised by the community of Macon last night and I couldn’t be more proud to call it my hometown,” shared Aldean. “Every single penny helps an organization that means a lot to me and I can’t thank everyone enough for helping these kids. Emotions were running high seeing all those faces, familiar faces, come out to support.”
“We are thrilled and so very appreciative that Jason took time from his busy schedule to visit Macon and offer an exclusive performance for the benefit of our patients at Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. Our young patients and their families are grateful for his support and advocacy,” said Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders, President and CEO of Navicent Health.
Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health is a nonprofit healthcare organization committed to enhancing the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians and highly skilled compassionate support staff, Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health serves over 45,000 patients from 29 primary and 55 secondary central and south Georgia counties. Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health is the only dedicated pediatric facility in central Georgia and is one of the most comprehensive in the state. The 112-bed facility houses a 34-bed General Pediatric Unit, a 22-bed Pediatric Critical Care Unit, a 42-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for newborns in critical condition, a 14-bed Level II Nursery for newborns requiring more observation but not critical care, and Children’s Hospital Outpatient Services. For over 20 years, with generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health has made an impact in the lives of children in central and south Georgia. Loganville, Ga. native Jordan Rager opened the show for Aldean. Rager has opened for country acts including Aldean and Justin Moore, and released his debut single, “Southern Boy,” in 2016. In the attached photo: ACM “Entertainer of the Year” Jason Aldean performs an intimate benefit concert at the Grand Opera House in Macon, Ga., raising more than $500,000 for Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. ... See MoreSee Less
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