Coffee County Arts Alliance 2014-2015 season information

Published 07/24 2014 05:39PM

Updated 07/24 2014 05:47PM

Celebrating its 41st season, the Coffee County Arts Alliance continues the tradition of great entertainment for Wiregrass residents. The Coffee County Arts Alliance is pleased to present the 2014-2015 season featuring award winning performances and performers.

The Moonlighters – Dinner & Dance
Big Band Swing Era Music of 1930s & 40s
Enterprise Civic Center, Enterprise
September 18, 2014 6:30 pm

Be enchanted by a wonderful night of Dining and Dancing, with music provided by The Moonlighters of Dothan, Alabama. The Moonlighters’ roots came from the Wiregrass Civic Band, formed in 1974 by Dale Lunceford. Richard Shill, who played trumpet with the Harry James Band, formed The Moonlighters in 1976. Terrell Glover, who plays trumpet, is one of the two remaining founding members and is the band’s manager. The other living founding member is baritone saxophonist Gavin Whatley, an Auburn graduate who played in the prestigious Auburn Knights. The Moonlighters celebrate the classic big band sound of the Swing Era of the 1930s and 40s. The group of 20 musicians and 2 vocalists perform upbeat tempo and catchy tunes that keep audiences coming back to listen, imagine, and relive the big band era. The Moonlighters will play favorites such as "Satin Doll," "I Only Have Eyes for You," "Sentimental Journey," "Till," "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "What's New," and "I'll Be Seeing You." This event is a fund raiser to bring performing arts to students in city and county schools. Tickets purchased in advance are $60 for a couple and $35 for an individual. Tickets purchased the day of the event are $80 for a couple and $45 for an individual. For information, call 334.406.2787 or visit

Atlanta Pops Orchestra
Isn’t It Romantic!
Elba High School
October 7, 2014 7 pm
Established in 1945, the Pops is comprised of Atlanta’s best musicians and performs throughout the southeast. The orchestra will perform a program focused on romantic music from movies, popular tunes and light classics. The performance will include “Somewhere in Time,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Beauty and The Beast,” “West Side Story,” “I’ll Take Romance,” “All the Things You Are” and “Embraceable You.”
Gold Corporate Sponsor: Center Drug Company

Jay and The Americans
A Lasting Part of Rock ‘n Roll History!
Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
Nov 13, 2014 @ 7 pm
Jay and The Americans is one of the lasting success stories in Rock ‘n Roll history. From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. Hit songs include “Tonight,” “She Cried,” “Only in America,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” “Cara Mia,” “This Magic Moment” and “Some Enchanted Evening.” Of the four performers, three are original to the group.
Gold Corporate Sponsor: Enterprise Medical Clinic

Back On Broadway
Songs and Scenes from Broadway Classics
Elba High School
Jan 27, 2015 @ 7 pm,
Ten star-struck performers arrive in the Big Apple looking for their big break on Broadway. This multi-talented cast brings to life the most popular scenes and songs from new Broadway classics such as “The Producers,” “Ragtime,” “Memphis,” “Jersey Boys,” “Mama Mia,” “9 to 5,” “Avenue Q,” “Anything Goes,” “Evita” and “Hello Dolly.”
Gold Corporate Sponsor: Anonymous Donor

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Boisterous Fun & Romance!
Brings Back the Glory Days of the Movie Musical!
Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
Mar 16, 2015 @ 7 pm
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness, who plans to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage. The plan backfires when the brothers kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. This musical performance is all boisterous fun and romance. “Goin’ courting” has never been as rambunctious as in this rip-roaring stage version that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.
Gold Corporate Sponsor: City of Enterprise

Piney Woods Arts Festival
A Juried Arts & Crafts Show
Enterprise State Community College
Apr 11 & 12, 2015
The 41st Annual Piney Woods Arts Festival takes place April 11 &12, 2015, on the grounds of Enterprise State Community College (on the running track) in Enterprise. One of the oldest juried arts and crafts show in the area, Piney Woods features original art and crafts by approximately 100 artists, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment. Special events include a Civil War Living Display and the Weevil City Cruisers Car and Truck Show. Free admission.
Gold Corporate Sponsor: West Gate Center Enterprise
For information on individual or season tickets, call 334-406-2787 or visit Performances are made possible by support from corporate and individual memberships, by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tickets are available at these locations:

•David’s Westgate Beauty Salon • 334-406-1617 • Enterprise
•The Framery • 334-347-7800 • Enterprise
•New Brockton Florist • 334-894-6737 • New Brockton
•Bradley Florist and Gift Shop • 334-897-3422 • Elba
•Wildflowers Florist & Gifts • 334-897-3010 • Elba
•The Printing Press, Inc. • 334-566-4060 • Troy
•MaFoosky’s Deli • 334-598-3030 • Daleville
•Harbin Jewelers • 334-774-4427 • Ozark

Ticket Pricing

Individual ticket prices for the four regular season events are as follows:
•Purchased in advance: $25 for adults, $20 for students
•Purchased the day of the event: $30 for adults, $23 for students
Tickets prices for The Moonlighters Dinner and Dance are not included in the regular season. This event is a fund raiser to support the performing arts in city and county schools.
•Purchased in advance: $60 for a couple, $35 for an individual
•Purchased the day of the event: $80 for a couple, $45 for an individual
Season tickets (memberships) are priced according to the level of the membership (number of tickets purchased). Please see the season brochure or

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