The Brownville Concert Series will present singer-pianist, Billy Stritch, July 6, 7 and 8. Billy will perform his show, “My Musical Heroes,” where he will pay tribute to the musical icons who have influenced his style. In addition to Mel Tormé and Cy Coleman, Billy will include his treatments of songs by some giants he’s been fortunate to know. He will perform in cabaret Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7, at 7:30 p.m. and in concert Sunday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Sponsors are 3M’s of Stella, Barbara Moore, Melva Sage, and Charles and Jody Anderson.
An award-winning composer, arranger, vocalist, and jazz pianist of extraordinary range and sophistication, Billy Stritch breathes new life into the Great American Songbook, all the while bringing an easy sense of humor and showmanship to his performances.
Cabaret tickets are $25, and concert tickets are $20, ($16 for students). To purchase tickets online go to www.brownvilleconcertseries.com or Facebook or call 402-825-3331. The Lyceum Restaurant in Brownville is now open, come early and enjoy a meal before the show. The Nebraska Arts Council www.nebraskaartscouncil.org a state agency, supports this program through a matching grant funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.