Area Arts Events: 07-17-14


DelGreco & Gorman to play shows in BG & Grand Rapids
Award-winning songwriters and Riverstorm recording artists Tom DelGreco and Tom Gorman bring their North
Carolina-based band to Wood County for two shows this weekend.
The duo now playing with a quartet will perform Saturday, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Stones Throw in
Bowling Green and Sunday at 4 p.m. in Grand Rapids as part of the Rhythm on the River series in the
Wright Pavilion on the towpath between the canal and the Maumee River at the end of Lincoln Street.
Formed in 1999, they were songwriting finalists at the Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville, Texas. They
toured regionally in the Midwest and received air play including live performances on the "Mitch
Albom Show" on WJR in Detroit. They just completed their fifth CD release, "25th Ave.
This year Phil Bennett on bass and Masten Cloer on drums joined the duo to create four-part harmonies.

Wilson Phillips to sing under the stars at casino
TOLEDO – The female vocal trio Wilson Phillips will perform Saturday at 9:30 p.m. on the lawn of the
Hollywood Casino.
The show is part of the casino’s summer-long Hollywood Concert Series.
Chynna Phillips, Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson made a splash in 1990 with their self-titled debut album,
"Wilson Phillips". The album would eventually become the biggest-selling ever by a female
group, selling over 10 million copies worldwide and charting three number one singles: "Hold
On," "Release Me" and "You’re in Love." Their newest album is
"Dedicated," a tribute to the music of the Mamas & the Papas and the Beach Boys.
Tickets are $30 at
Festival volunteers needed
The Leadership BG Alumni Association is coordinating finding volunteers to staff the Black Swamp Arts
Festival for the Friday night show Sept. 5.
They are reaching out to all alumni from the Leadership BG program as well as members of the Chamber of
Volunteers are needed to: staff entrance gates into the concert and beer garden area; sell beer tickets
and check IDs; and sell BSAF merchandise. Shifts are 4:45 to 7 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m., and 9 to 11:45 p.m.
Fifteen volunteers are needed for each shift.
Those interested in volunteering should contact the LBGAA Community Service committee at
[email protected] indicating first and second choices for shifts and duties.
Visit: for other volunteer opportunities.
Village Players staging musical ‘Into the Woods’
TOLEDO – The Village Players will present the fairy tale musical "Into The Woods" this weekend
at the troupe’s theater at 2740 Upton Ave.
Shows are tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $16 and $14 for students and seniors. Call (419) 472-6817.
Huron Playhouse closes season with ‘Camelot’
HURON – The Huron Playhouse will close its season with the musical "Camelot," running July 22
through July 26.
Shows at 8 p.m. each evening are in the auditorium of the old McCormick school, 325 Ohio St.
Tickets are $18, $16 for students and seniors, and $14 for children.
Call 419-433-4744 or visit

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