ARTS & CULTURE

We are proud to partner with Lucas County Arts Council to bring a variety of art and culture events to our community. Scroll below to learn more about upcoming events! 

Vredenburg Performing Arts Series

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HERE COMES THE SUN

September 9, 2021

Here Comes The Sun is an extraordinary musical celebration of a decade of Beatles music. From "She Loves You" to "Let It Be," these phenomenal artists are able to recreate the music and the high energy and excitement of the Fab 4 in this exciting rock n roll experience.

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HOW SWEET
IT IS!

October 14, 2021

Grammy Award-winning songwriter and recording artist Steve Leslie performs the music of James Taylor in an authentic and spellbinding concert event. Steve's warm baritone and exceptional guitar technique will have audiences singing along.Steve Leslie is joined on stage by a professional pianist.

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SWEET DREAMS & HONKY TONKS

January 13, 2022

Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks is a revue that presents the best loved hits of Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash along with stories of their colorful lives and careers. Starring Wisconsin veterans Tom Waselchuk & Lindsey Giese with their back up band, The Dang-Its. Together they bring back memories of country's most iconic performers. 

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ACOUSTIC EIDOLON

February 3, 2022

Featuring Joe Scott on double neck guitar and Hannah Alkire on cello, Acoustic Eidolon is from Colorado and has graced stages across the world. These masterful artists captivate audiences throughout the world with their signature "new acoustic" sound and boundless possibilities in blending Celtic, Americana, World, and Flamenco music influences.

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THE FOUR C NOTES

March 31, 2022

Created by John Michael Coppola, best known for his appearance on Chicago's long running production of the Broadway smash hit Jersey Boys, The Four C Notes are dedicated to recreating the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The tribute features all of your favorite hits.

Lucas County Arts Council

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Photo Credit: Frank Myers

Lucas County Art Council's goal is to promote all art forms, the artists, and art organizations by encouraging, developing, and preserving diversified art forms in Lucas County. The Council hosts a variety of events to expose locals and visitors to numerous art mediums, including gallery nights, art classes, and more. 

Community Band

Concerts were held at 7:00pm every Thursday evening in June at the Larry J. Clark Memorial Gazebo on the square. The band had a special performance as part of the Chariton 4th of July Celebration. The final concert of the season will be held on Thursday, July 8 at the Lucas County Historical Museum starting at 7:00pm.

 

High School students and adults are welcome and encouraged to join the band. Please contact Adam Bahr at (641) 774-2585 for information.

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2021-2022 Season Tickets now on sale!

Purchase season tickets at Chariton Area Chamber/Main Street or Piper's for just $50. Individual performances are $15 for adults and $5 for students at the door on the day of the performance. All performances will take place at Johnson Auditorium, 915 Osage Avenue, and will begin at 7:00 p.m.