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MAJESTIC THEATER
• 131 Elm St., West

 

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SUMMER

Summers at the Majestic may be even busier than our subscription season, with concerts, plays, open mic nights, children's theater, and improv nights. View our schedule below, and then call our box office for tickets!

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The season may be over, but the Majestic won't go dark!

Concerts & Special Events

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

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DOCS WHO ROCK

June 21 (Friday) - 7:00pm

Back for a second year, the United Way of Pioneer Valley hosts a battle of the bands like no other! Musical acts, which are required to have at least one member who is a doctor, will be judged by area music experts for the ultimate bragging rights as DOCS WHO ROCK. The reigning champ, Suture Self, will face off against other local bands: Dicey Riley, Plan B, and Dr. Linda Canty. All proceeds benefit the United Way of Pioneer Valley Community Fund. Tickets $23 and $25

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OPEN MIC NIGHT

Hosted by Floyd Patterson

 

YOU can have a chance to perform on the Majestic stage

... and WIN money!

 

Singers • Musicians • Bands • Comedians • Readings • Magicians • Whatever!

 

Weekly Prizes: 1st $100 • 2nd $75 • 3rd $50

GRAND PRIZE FINALE: 1st $200 • 2nd $150 • 3rd $100

 

General admission and ballot $5

Call to reserve your performance date!

(Acts booked by reservation ONLY)

 

7:00 PM

July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 6, 13, 20

Finale August 27

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IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDY

with THE MAJESTERS!

 

 

Improv with the Majesters is the new Wednesday night summer tradition at the Majestic. Our own troupe of improvisational comics take suggesions and inspiration from the audience each night.

 

Improv Wednesday at the Majestic will be a unique evening of comedy you won't find anywhere else - and you help make it!

 

Tickets $7 (at the door)

Open Seating

 

7:00 PM

July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 14, 21

Quick Links

Click the link below to be taken to the event description, dates, and prices.

Docs Who Rock

Comedy a la Carte

Midsummer Night Songfest

Ray Guillemette: King Kountry

Donna Lee & Landslide

Rick Larrimore: Rod Stewart Tribute

AJ Jansen

Frankie & Dean: One for the Road

Celtic Rock with Dicey Riley

The Memories

A Moody Blues Tribute

Brad Shepard

Lisa Lanno

Alive She Cried

John & Paul

Cash is King

Ray Guillemette: A Ray of Elvis

Beethoven, Broadway, & Beyond

Lindsey LaBelle

The Diamond Collection

Freddie Marion & Friends

Paul Robeson

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COMEDY A LA CARTE by Steve Henderson

June 22 (Saturday) - 8:00pm; June 23 (Sunday) - 2:00pm

"WLLZ Radio Theater" and "Spontaneous Combustion" are a pair of delectable, laugh-out-loud short plays - kindly limited by their author to one act each for your protection! "WLLZ" promises a roller coaster ride of mishaps and mayhem while "Spontaneous Combustion" is a twisty, award-winning love story - well, maybe. Tickets $15 and $17

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MIDSUMMER NIGHT SONGFEST

July 11 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

Greg Alexander, a multi award-winning songwriter and guitarist and Majestic Theater actor (Blues in the Night, The Ride, John & Paul), has put together an evening of soulful and exquisite acoustic folk rock music. He's joined by local favorite Moonlight Davis (The Buddy Holly Story) performing a short set to open the show. Tickets $15 and $17

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RAY GUILLEMETTE JR.: KING KOUNTRY

July 12 (Friday) - 8:00pm

By popular demand and with a new Stetson hat, Ray Guillemette Jr. brings his country show back to the Majestic. He's one of the area's most popular entertainers, and whether you're a fan of "new" country or "old", this show will make a fan of you! Tickets $19 and $21

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DONNA LEE & LANDSLIDE

July 13 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

The always-wonderful Ms. Donna Lee and her band Landslide return to the Majestic for an encore performance of their tribute to Fleetwood Mac. It's a musical homage to the rock 'n' roll icons featuring the rhythms, guitar solos, and close harmonies that made Fleetwood Mac iconic. Tickets $16 and $18

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RICK LARRIMORE: ROD STEWART TRIBUTE

July 18 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

Blondes Have More Fun is the ultimate Rod Stewart tribute show by Rick Larrimore that packed the theater last summer! Backed by a six-piece band, Rick covers Rod Stewart's entire career from the early years, through the disco era, to the singer's most recent musical venture into the great American classics. This is a show you don't want to miss! Tickets $18 and $20

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AJ JANSEN

& THE COUNTRY MIDNIGHT RENEGADES

July 19 (Friday) - 8:00pm

After a popular performance last summer, AJ Jansen's Outlaw Women of Country Music returns for one special night. The show chronicles the legendary women who influenced country music of the decades. It's also a CD release party for this Nashville- and nationally-recognized singer-songwriter's new album of original music, Get Countrified. Tickets $18 and $20

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FRANKIE & DEAN: ONE FOR THE ROAD

July 20 (Saturday) - 8:00 PM

Jimmy Mazz and Patrick Tobin join forces to bring you the ultra cool personalities of “The Chairman of the Board” and “The King of Kool,” Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and together bring back old Vegas while paying homage to these two stars of a bygone era. They are joined by a very special guest – Marilyn Monroe! You’ll relive the memories of those great past years. Tickets $22 and $24

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CELTIC ROCK WITH DICEY RILEY

July 25 (Thursday) - 7:30 PM

Imagine if The Pogues and U2 had a baby, and Dropkick Murphys raised it! You’d have McRock and O’Roll with the DICEY RILEY BAND, a rollicking brand of fiercely re-imagined Irish traditional and original music that delves deeply into the Celtic experience. The show features music from their their recently-released CD Rows of Pints and Walking Dead which is now grabbing national airplay. Tickets $17 and $19

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THE MEMORIES

July 26 (Friday) - 8:00 PM

Celebrating 40 years of great 50’s & 60’s music, THE MEMORIES have become a summer tradition here at the Majestic, performing those great doo-wop hits of yesteryear. Joining them again this year are the lovely DREAMTONES, who’ll be covering all of the great girl group songs of the era. Tickets $21 and $23

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A MOODY BLUES TRIBUTE

July 27 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

Russ Brooks, also sometimes known by Pioneer Valley fans as Lord Russ, returns with his band to the Majestic stage to celebrate the groundbreaking songs that span the MOODY BLUES career like “Nights In White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Your Wildest Dreams,” and many others. Last year’s audience wouldn’t let Russ leave the stage! Tickets $21 and $23

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ALIVE SHE CRIED

August 3 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

ALIVE SHE CRIED is The Doors tribute show from Moose & The Hightops back for a not to be missed encore performance. The music and poetry of the late Jim Morrison and The Doors is so faithfully performed that if you close your eyes it will take you back in time and you’ll swear you’re at a classic Doors event! Donna Lee DePrill opens with a special tribute to Janis Joplin. Tickets $17 and $19

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JOHN & PAUL

August 8 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

August 9 (Friday) - 8:00pm; August 10 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

JOHN & PAUL – THE MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY OF A FRIENDSHIP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD returns to the Majestic Stage with the original cast for a special encore weekend. Written by Producing Director Danny Eaton, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schecter, and with a band fronted by Mitch Chakour, JOHN & PAUL is a celebration of the lives of John Lennon and Paul McCartney that was one of the biggest hit shows here at the Majestic.Tickets $23 and $25

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A RAY OF ELVIS

August 16 (Friday) - 8:00pm; August 17 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

It’s a special memorial weekend and Ray Guillemette Jr. and the Memphis Jam once again bring their award winning, high energy, ultimate tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, back to the Majestic. Even Graceland has acknowledged Ray as one of the best Elvis tribute artists. It promises to be an inspirational show of memory and great music. Tickets $19 and $21

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BEETHOVEN, BROADWAY, & BEYOND

August 18 (Sunday) - 2:00pm

It’s a classical Sunday afternoon with the Page One Performers, a group of concert pianists, operatic vocalists, a flutist and cellist, all of whom will dazzle the audience with jaw-dropping performances including Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” and “Pathetique,” Rachmaninoff’s “Prelude in G Minor,” Hammerstein’s “Old Man River,” and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Music Of The Night,” along with other selections from Bizet, Debussy, and more. Tickets $21 and $23

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LINDSEY LABELLE

August 22 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

In the past couple of years, Lindsey LaBelle has earned a solid reputation in the Valley and beyond as one of the most popular performers around. Backed by a great band, her vocals are a blend of country-flavored pop while still keeping her roots firmly grounded in rock 'n' roll. Tickets $15 and $17

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THE DIAMOND COLLECTION

Aug. 23 (Friday) - 8:00pm; Aug. 24 (Saturday) - 8:00pm

We missed him last year but we knew he couldn’t stay away from music! Kenny LaBelle returns to the Majestic stage with his amazing tribute to the great Neil Diamond. He did his very first show here, and except for last year, has been a summer tradition. THE DIAMOND COLLECTION is a sure-fire crowd pleaser! Tickets $18 and $20

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FREDDIE MARION & FRIENDS

August 25 (Sunday) - 2:00pm

He has one of the most spectacular voices in the Valley, and his array of show, sacred, and sentimental songs has thrilled audiences from small clubs and cocktail lounges to Symphony Hall and the Mass Mutual Center. Freddie’s show, BROADWAY & BEYOND, will feature both show tunes from the Great White Way as well as pop favorites. Tickets $18 and $20

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PAUL ROBESON

August 28 (Wednesday) - 7:00pm

Floyd Patterson II and Marcus Pitts return to the Majestic Stage after trium- phant shows in New Paltz, New York, and Boston for an encore performance of Philip Hays Dean’s play, PAUL ROBESON, the moving and dramatic story of an iconic American scholar, athlete, actor, concert artist, and activist.Tickets $23 and $25

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CASH IS KING

August 15 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

CASH IS KING is the area’s newest and only tribute show to the late Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three. Singer Brian Chicoine, whose voice is uncanny in its similarity to the Man In Black, takes us back to the early days at Sun Records and later the prison concert era. He and the band are joined later by Vicky St. Pierre as June Carter Cash to sing some of their most famous duets. Tickets $19 and $21

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LISA LANNO

August 2 (Friday) - 8:00pm

MESSAGES FROM THE OTHER SIDE is an evening of spirit connections in an emotionally charged and astounding interactive program that is devoted to connecting actual audience members with friends and family members from the Other Side. This show has sold out the last two years and has amazed those who have been a part of it. Tickets $16 and $18

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BRAD SHEPARD

August 1 (Thursday) - 7:30pm

Many of us know him as the resonant voice on the radio early in the morning but, when Brad teams up with Ritchie Mitnick they form a dynamic American pop music duo delivering an evening of great songs. It’s all in the key of fun as they slide seamlessly from one great song to the next. Tickets $16 and $18

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