Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Marty Stuart did not win the talent contest under the pavilion at the 1970 Neshoba County Fair. He was thwarted by a baton twirler with a dazzling smile. He did, however, go on to win five Grammy Awards, multiple gold and platinum albums, induction into the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of…

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Marty Stuart did not win the talent contest under the pavilion at the 1970 Neshoba County Fair. He was thwarted by a baton twirler with a dazzling smile. He did, however, go on to win five Grammy Awards, multiple gold and platinum albums, induction into the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of…

Ricky Skaggs

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Fifteen-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs’ career is easily among the most significant in recent country music history. If Skaggs’ burgeoning trophy case full of awards wasn’t already enough evidence of that fact, consider that legendary guitarist Chet Atkins once credited Skaggs with “single-handedly saving country music.” His life’s path has taken him to various…

Ricky Skaggs

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Fifteen-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs’ career is easily among the most significant in recent country music history. If Skaggs’ burgeoning trophy case full of awards wasn’t already enough evidence of that fact, consider that legendary guitarist Chet Atkins once credited Skaggs with “single-handedly saving country music.” His life’s path has taken him to various…

Vince Gill

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing, and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s Single…

Vince Gill

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing, and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s Single…

Gaither Vocal Band

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Since the early 1990s, the Gaither Vocal Band has served as a standard-bearer in the world of gospel music. Founded by legendary gospel songwriter and producer Bill Gaither, this Grammy-winning vocal group has performed in the world's most prestigious venues, including the Sydney Opera House, the Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall. The list of men…

A Very Electric Christmas

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Follow the story of a young bird named Max and his family as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole, his adventure begins! Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettias light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric…

Old Crow Medicine Show

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

In 2023 a collection of pickers and singers known as Old Crow Medicine Show celebrate 25 years of making live music together. The journey that began in a Volvo station wagon at the Canadian border in the fall of 1998 continues to unfold in ways unimaginable as they explore the continent’s heritage in song. Their…

Junie B. Jones

Ellis Theater 311 Byrd Avenue, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over one and a half years, who better to write the book on EVERYTHING you need to know? On everything from bus rules and Band-Aids and carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style. With…