The Earl Smith Strand Theatre will kick off its first official music series this August. Featuring the blues, ragtime, beach music, country, and pop, the unique lineup has something for everyone and patrons can count on a music event at The Strand once a month and sometimes more.

“The vision was that The Strand would be a multi-use entertainment facility for the community,” said Christy Rosell, director of business development & marketing. “We have musicals and movies and special event space for brides and fundraisers. We’ve had some music, but the audience always asks for more. Music has been the missing link. Until now.”

Through the end of 2010, The Strand will produce six music events:

  • Friday, August 20, 8 PM. Soulphonics & Ruby Velle.
  • Saturday, August 28, 8 PM. Banks and Shane.
  • Friday, September 10, 8 PM. Blair Crimmins & The Hookers.
  • Friday, October 22, 8 PM. The Return.
  • Friday & Saturday, November 5 & 6, 8 PM. A1A Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show with Jeff Pike.
  • Friday, December 31. Billy Joe Royal.

The Strand Music Series

For more information, call the Box Office at 770-293-0080. The Box Office is located at 117 North Park Square, Marietta, and is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM; 1 PM to 4 PM; and two hours before the show.


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