CPA will host country music revue March 17

March 7, 2018 GMT

JEFFERSON -- The music and lives of Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash will come to the stage of the Council for the Performing Arts with a performance by Sweet Dreams and Honky Tonks, a Madison-based duo starring Tom Waselchuk and Lindsey Giese.

The show will be performed Saturday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in the Jefferson High School auditorium.

Sweet Dreams and Honky Tonks is a new revue that presents the best-loved hits of these four famous country artists along with stories of their colorful lives, careers and indelible impact on American music and culture.

Music veteran Waselchuk is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has performed for over three decades. He has toured nationally and internationally, composed for musical theater, and has produced a country music-themed holiday revue.

Giese is a singer and performer. She has sung most styles of popular music, performing in scores of revues with her sister duo, The Giese Girls, and as a soloist, starring in the “Fabulous Fifties” show in the Wisconsin Dells. For four years she performed as a soloist on Holland America and Celebrity Cruise Lines.

The backup band, called the Dang-Its, features Mark Luhring on drums, Matt Rodgers on bass, Rick Nass on pedal steel guitar and Chris Wagoner on violin and mandolin. The award-winning group was named the 2013 Country/Bluegrass Performer of the Year and their album, “A Lick of Sense,” was name the 2014 Country/Bluegrass Album of the Year. Both awards were given by the Madison Area Music Awards.

Tickets for the show may be purchased by calling the CPA office at 920-674-2179 or going online to www.councilfortheperformingarts.org. Ticket prices are $30 for adults, $27 for seniors/veterans or $15 for students.