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The City of Gulf Shores is excited to announce the 2020 Winter Edition of Small Town, Big Beach™ Productions. Each year the City hosts an array of events and entertainment including Music and Movies at Meyer Park, Christmas and Mardi Gras Parades, Zydeco & Crawfish Festival as well as the Winter Entertainment Series. The 2020 Winter Entertainment Series consists of the following acts:
The Drifters kick off the 2020 Winter Entertainment Series on January 27-28. Through their historical journey, the Drifters have had no less than five legendary lead singers, including Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King. The group’s ongoing story has covered the entire spectrum of Rock & Roll. They were the first musical group to include string instruments into Rhythm & Blues music with their hauntingly beautiful song, “There Goes My Baby”. They were the first musical group to sell 2 million records with their pop classic, “Up On The Roof”. They were the first African American vocal group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Along with fellow inductees, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Bob Dylan and the Supremes, the Drifters were in the first class of Rock & Roll legends to be initiated into the Hall of Fame. Their classic tune “Under the Boardwalk” is the most played R & B record of all time. 20 other million sellers followed. For more information on The Drifters, please visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions.
December ‘63 takes the stage on February 3-4. Honoring legendary vocal group The Four Seasons, December ’63 brings a high energy performance that includes amazing live vocals, talented backing musicians, audience interaction, spot on choreography and comedy. You’ll hear all the biggest Four Seasons hits including Sherry, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Rag Doll, Dawn, Let’s Hang On and many more! For more information on December ‘63, please visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions.
John Davidson, with special guest Gail Farrell, will be the third performance of the Winter Edition on February 10-11. Star of television, films and the Broadway stage, John Davidson is a world class entertainer. The only performer to have 3 TV shows in the Top 10 at the same time, he has just returned from starring roles in the National Tours of the Broadway Shows Wicked and Finding Neverland. John’s live performances combine his singing, musicianship and humor into one entertaining evening. Guest star Gail Farrell was a long time featured vocalist and pianist on the Lawrence Welk television series and she continues to entertain audiences nationwide. For more information on John Davidson, please visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions.
Harrison Greenbaum will wrap up our 2020 Winter Entertainment series on February 17-18. “The hardest-working man in comedy” (Time Out NY) and “one of the most unique acts you’ll ever see” (am New York), Harrison is one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” and winner of the Andy Kaufman Award. On television, Harrison has been featured on America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing, Conan, AXS.TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, and National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games. As a magician, Harrison was named one of "today's best" by Newsday and tours around the world as one of the stars of The Illusionists: Direct from Broadway, the biggest selling magic show in history. The most requested performer at Monday Night Magic, the longest-running Off-Broadway magic show in New York, Harrison has also performed at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, the Mystery Lounge in Boston, and was one of only 30 magicians chosen to perform at the International Festival of Magic, Illusion, and the Unusual in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also the proud winner of the Senator Crandall Award for Excellence in Comedy, given out annually at Abbott’s Magic Get-Together in Colon, Michigan. Harrison is a counselor at Tannen’s Magic Camp and has been an advisor to the Society of Young Magicians in Boston and New York for almost a decade. For more information on Harrison Greenbaum, please visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions.
All shows will be held at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, located at 1930 West 2nd Street. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35.
Individual show tickets are on sale now!
Fans may purchase tickets in the following ways:
Online - www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions
In Person - at the City Store, located at 1821 Gulf Shores Parkway in Gulf Shores, Ala. Store Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For more information about the 2020 Winter Edition of Small Town, Big Beach™ Productions or assistance regarding ticket purchasing, contact the Special Events Division at 251-968-1171 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/stbbproductions .