Entertainment for June 23 to 29 includes:
Saturday, 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium - Little River Band. The Australian rock group will perform some of their greatest hits, including “Lonesome Loser,” “Cool Change” and “Lady,” among other songs that showcase their vocal and instrumental talents that made them one of the greatest vocal bands of the 1970s and 1980s.
Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Chautauqua Choral Festival “This Land We Love.” Lakeside’s Chautauqua Choral Festival provides singers an opportunity to study, sing and perform in a choral ensemble, culminating in a final concert that will include choral repertoire comprised of great spirituals, hymns and patriotic music, focusing on the themes and stories of faith and freedom. The performance will include renditions of “God Bless America,” “Zion’s Walls,” “God of Our Fathers” and more.
Monday, 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Hoover Silent Movie Night with organist Clark Wilson: “Seven Chances” (1925). Wilson, one of the most recognized scorers of silent photoplays in America, works exclusively with the organ in developing accurate and historic musical accompaniments as they were performed in major pictures during the heyday of silent film. He began his scoring career in 1980 and has toured North America with hundreds of film presentations at universities, performing arts centers, theaters, film festivals and conventions.
Tuesday, June 26, 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt “A Meaningful Life.” Anna Eleanor “Anne” Roosevelt is the president/CEO of Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, a non-profit social enterprise with more than 2,000 employees serving Maine, New Hampshire and northern Vermont. During her visit with Lakeside, Roosevelt will share what “A Meaningful Life” is for her. Whether it’s through a career, raising a family, creating art or volunteering, she believes that having a sense of purpose to work towards can provide a fulfilling life.
Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Family Entertainment Series: Magician Mike Super. Lakeside welcomes magician Mike Super as part of the new Family Entertainment Series. These special shows, held on select Wednesday nights throughout the summer, are geared especially toward families and begin at 7:30 p.m. Super will perform an exciting show of magic and illusion during his fourth appearance in Hoover Auditorium.
Thursday, June 28, 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, We Banjo 3. By fusing together the sounds of the banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin, We Banjo 3 has created their signature sound of “Celtgrass,” which could be described as the common ground between old world traditional Irish music and authentic Americana music. They have claimed the number 1 spot on Billboard’s World Music charts, earned top honors from the Irish Music Rights Organization, entertained international world leaders and have been described as “the gold standard of Irish and American Roots music.”
Friday, June 29, 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Black Violin. Composed of classically-trained violist Wil. B and violinist Kev Marcus, Black Violin combine their classical backgrounds and their hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” The duo released their major label debut album “Stereotypes” in 2015, which features MCs Pharoahe Monch and Tariq Luqmaan Trotter, aka Black Thought, lead MC of The Roots. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart and No. 4 on the Billboard R&B chart.
Purchasing a daily, Saturday or season Chautauqua pass grants access to all evening shows in Hoover Auditorium at no additional charge. Seating is first-come, first-served.
A daily Chautauqua pass is $23.50 for adults and $15.50 for youth (ages 13-24) per day. A Saturday Chautauqua pass for an adult is $28 if purchased on that day. Youth daily Chautauqua passes are not subject to a Saturday Chautauqua pass rate. Children ages 12 and under and guests over the age of 90 are always free. Chautauqua passes may be purchased in advance at www.lakesideohio.com or upon entering the gates of Lakeside Chautauqua.
To park on the grounds, a daily auto pass is required for $11 per day (complimentary shuttle service available). Limited parking is also available at the south gate parking lot for $5.50 per day (complimentary shuttle service available) and the Danbury School parking lot for $1.50 (no shuttle service and limited parking dates based on school schedule). For more information about Chautauqua passes and auto passes, visit www.lakesideohio.com.