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A concert at the Bartlesville Community Center will be dedicated to veterans and military personnel from our region.
“America’s Sweethearts” will take place on Tuesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the BCC, 300 SE Adams Boulevard. It will be a special evening of musical harmony from the Big Band era. A quartet, led by a harmonizing vocal trio plus piano, will present a program with the music of the fabulous Andrew Sisters.
The event will recognize the great contributions and sacrifices made by US military personnel and their families two days before Veterans Day. The Bartlesville Community Concert Association (BCCA) is pleased to invite all of its veterans and serving military members in the region to participate in this musical adventure for free. Also free of charge, each veteran or member is entitled to one guest.
America loved the swing sounds of girl groups in close harmony even before The Andrews Sisters hit the airwaves with “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon” in 1937, but critics note that audiences hear these great vintage songs with fresh ears every time America’s Sweethearts takes the stage. in this fresh and vibrant spectacle. These New York-based ladies have performed across the United States in iconic spaces honoring our veterans (the Intrepid Air and Space Museum, the WASP Museum) as well as in large theaters and intimate cabarets, bringing crowds to stomp their feet on hits like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” as they celebrate history through their crystal-clear harmony and colorful costumes.
With selections from the Great American Songbook, Broadway classic, 1950s pop tunes and jazz, America’s Sweethearts has charmed audiences of all ages. And according to reports from across the country, they’re doing it all while “carving out some old-fashioned fun!”
As Carly Kincannon, Founder of America’s Sweethearts said, “The music of the Andrews Sisters and their incredible, complex harmonies were an inspiration in a time when there was a lot of darkness. Our goal is to spread nostalgia. , joy and human connection through harmonies and music. I believe this connection can span decades, and our repertoire reflects it. “
BCCA is thrilled to share Kincannon’s vision with its local communities and is pleased to have the opportunity to recognize and honor our local veterans and military while providing quality entertainment for the entire region.
For more information on America’s Sweethearts, see the BCCA website at bccamusic.org.
Ticket prices range from $ 20 to $ 35. Tickets are free for all area veterans (and serving military personnel) and one guest. Free entry is also available for students with the purchase of an adult ticket, and university students are admitted free with a valid school card.
Concert tickets can be purchased at the BCC Box Office, 300 SE Adams Blvd in Bartlesville; or by calling the ticket office phone at 918.336.2787, Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or order your tickets online 24/7 here.
NOTE * – For free Veterans (Military) / Guest tickets and free student admission offers, contact the BCC Box Office in person or by phone prior to the show.