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The Hoppers

Theater featuring May concerts

Staff Report

The Tallassee Mt. Vernon Theatre kicks off the summer season this Friday evening, May 18, with multi-award winning gospel family group, the Hoppers in concert at 7:00. Dubbed “America’s favorite family,” the Hoppers have been performing for over 60 years and have played at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall as well as at presidential inaugural ceremonies. Tickets are still available for the 7:00 p.m. concert and are $18 each.

The following night, the Central Alabama Youth Wind Symphony (CAYWS) will perform on Saturday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. The CAYWS is a youth organization created by youth, for youth, as a means of bringing area communities together through music. The organization was formed in November of 2017 as a way to create a friendly environment for teenagers looking to continue their exploration in the field of music.  Hannah Johnson, executive director of the Tallassee Mt. Vernon Theatre added, “We hope that you support these wonderful area youth.” Tickets are $5 each.

In conjunction with Tallassee Now, RiverFest weekend, the classic, baseball movie, “The Sandlot” will be featured on Friday evening, June 8 at 7:00 p.m.  On Saturday evening, June 9, the festivities continue with food trucks located next to the theatre with an outdoor concert at 8:00 featuring country artist, Andy Griggs. Tickets are $12 each. 

All concert tickets may be purchased on-line at

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