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Renaissance To Hold Biggest Party Of The Season

18 May , 2019  

The Renaissance is hosting its biggest party of the season and the entire community is invited.

The annual Season Preview Party at the Renaissance Theatre will be held on Friday, May 31 at 6:00 PM.  This exciting free event will officially announce the 2019-2020 Renaissance Performing Arts season lineup and will feature live performances, swag bags, a dessert reception, giveaways, and other surprises from the Renaissance. More…

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Youth Opera Theatre To Perform ‘Thespis’ and ‘Hercules

16 May , 2019  

Directed by Lori Turner, the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre will perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s operatic extravaganza, Thespis the piece that gave the legendary duo their start, and Hercules composed by the Renaissance’s Artistic Director, Michael Thomas on May 25 at 7:00 PM and May 26 at 3:00 PM. More…

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A Super Summer At Marshall Park

15 May , 2019  

The City of Ontario has announced the lineup for the Summer 2019 Concerts in the Park.

All concerts are held at the Marshall Park Band-Shell from 6:00-8:00 PM with a rain date of the following Tuesday. Food vendors will be available.

This is the second year that an Open Mic night will be included. More…

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Elton John Music Featured As “Jeans ‘n Classics” Joins The MSO

2 Mar , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will be joined by world-class rock musicians, Jeans ‘n Classics, to perform the music of Elton John in its OhioHealth Symphony Series concert, “Jeans ‘n Classics” on Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a dynamic program celebrating the music of Elton John in a unique collaboration melding rock music with symphonic. More…

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Jazz Coming To Park Avenue West

23 Feb , 2019  

Steve Brown and Friends will present a jazz concert on Friday, March 29 at 7:30 PM in the newly renovated Theatre 166. The theater, which is part of Renaissance Performing Arts Association, is located at 166 Park Avenue West.

This 5-piece ensemble will perform a diverse variety of jazz style including swing, Latin and ballads, chosen primarily from the Great American Songbook. Included will be the works of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel and many others. More…

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Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band Playing The Ren

25 Jan , 2019  

Tusk, the ultimate Fleetwood Mac tribute band, will be performing on February 2 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. As part of the Avita Health System Concert Series, this show will feature all of Fleetwood Mac’s iconic hits.

Tusk, is the number one tribute to Fleetwood Mac in the world, bar none. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating. More…

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Inkcarceration Announces Lineup

16 Jan , 2019  

It’s a day that rock music fans have been looking forward to for some time.

The second annual Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival is set for July 12 through 14 at the Ohio State Reformatory, and the lineup of music and artists has been announced.

The Festival will feature over 50 tattoo artists willing to make their talent available to attendees, and this year over 30 groups will be on hand to rock out the crowd on two stages. Headliners this year include Shinedown, Godsmack, and Five Finger Death Punch. More…

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Jazz At Theatre 166

15 Jan , 2019  

Steve Brown and Friends will present a jazz concert on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 PM in the newly renovated Theatre 166. The theater, which is part of Renaissance Performing Arts Association, is located at 166 Park Avenue West.

This 5-piece ensemble will perform a diverse variety of jazz style including swing, Latin and ballads, chosen primarily from the Great American Songbook. Included will be the works of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel and many others. More…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes In A Teddy Bear Concert

7 Jan , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the second of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, February 10 at 2:30 PM.

The performance features the story of the well-known emperor obsessed with the newest and most fabulous clothing, which is brought to life by Artistic Director, Michael Thomas in an engaging musical adaptation which features audience participation, interactive storytelling with local actors, and live musicians featuring the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s Woodwind Trio. More…

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Local Country/Rock Artist Opening For Saturday’s Renaissance Concert

2 Jan , 2019  

When legendary country music star Joe Diffie plays the Renaissance Theatre this Saturday, he will follow an opening act that has some very strong local roots.

Jessica Hannan and her band have taken the state by storm over the last few years and is considered by many to be Ohio’s hottest country/rock group. More…

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All About Richland, Holidays

Sing Along With Soaring Music

26 Dec , 2018  

Area residents are encouraged to prolong Christmas by participating in great music performed in a unique setting.

On Thursday night, December 27, Mid Ohio Opera will be hosting a “Sing-Along” of Handel’s oratorio, Messiah, at First United Methodist Church in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Legendary Country Music Artist To Play At The Ren In Early January

24 Dec , 2018  

Legendary music artist Joe Diffie will appear in Mansfield, performing his country hits on January 5 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. The show will be a mix of his chart-toppers like “Pickup Man”, “Third Rock From the Sun”, and “John Deere Green”. It is presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. More…

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Ugly Sweaters And Thirsty Travelers: What’s Not To Love?

23 Dec , 2018  

Let’s call it a holiday celebration for the nearsighted music lover.

Snow Trails is the place, and Saturday’s the date for the Samuel Adams Ugly Sweater Party and a concert by the Thirsty Travelers. More…

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A Classical Christmas Awaits

30 Nov , 2018  

While the music scene in Richland County is busy throughout the year, things definitely ramp up during the holiday season for lovers of classical music and dance.

In addition to concerts by high school ensembles and church choirs, a number of local groups are presenting Christmas and holiday-related music and dance for attendees between now and the end of the year. More…

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