World Class Entertainment at a Small Town Price

Welcome to Our 21st Season


2013 - 2014

SCHEDULED PERFORMANCES


All concerts at 7:00 PM in the Fort Benton Elementary School Auditorium, 1406 Franklin Street, unless otherwise noted.

JASON FARNHAM
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Jason Farnham of San Francisco Bay, CA is truly THE internation Entertainer of Contemporary Piano Music.  Jason is an American composer, performer and record producer.  He is best known for composing music for the Dr. Oz show and his world peace song and video,  "Love Around the World".  His wit and zany humor combine to entertain audiences of all ages.
Sponsored by: Bomgardner Catering and the Expedition Pizza Company

THE HIGH STREET BAND

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 7:00 PM
At The Montana Agricultural Center - 1205 20th Street
The High Street Band has been sweeping New York to Vegas to Boise to Burbank for over10 years.  High Street is "An Explosion of Color, Sound and Fun!" Get hopping with the Wild, Crazy group of colorful Zoot Suited guys at the CCPA Pub Night at the Montana Agricultural Center.
Sponsored by: The Club House and Fort Benton Realty


TWO ON TAP
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 7:00PM
A song-and dance act celebrating the melodies and tap choreography from the early days of Broadway.  Two on Tap marks the creative collaboration of celebrated musical theatre.  Peformers Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano bring gorgeous vocals, exciting tap choreography and unique musical arrangements to center stage in their hit show.
Sponsored by: First Security Bank, First Security Insurance and First Security Financial

C
CPA CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 3:00 PM
Bring the whole family out for a community Christmas Celebration featuring local talent.  The word is out that there may be a visit from a spcial guest in a red suit.  Wrap up your Chouteau County Country Christmas with a musical sparkle.
Sponsored by: Jim Taylor Motors

ROB VERDI - SAXOPHOBIA
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 7:00 PM
"Saxophobia" is a who's who of sax gone wild, with a glimpse at some of the most unusual saxophones ever manufactured.  Mr. Verdi pays tribute to a handful of legendary jazz artists who contributed to the development of jazz and the popularity of the sax.  The show explores over a half century of classic jazz melodies associated with this warmly embraced and versatile musical instrument and will showcase Chouteau County High School Band students.
Sponsored by: Jerry Brooke - Attorney At Law, The Franklin Street Guest House, and the Lark & Laurel Bed & Breakfast

MONTANA PERFORMING ARTS CONSORTIUM ARTISTS SHOWCASE AND BLOCKBOOKING CONFERENCE
Friday through Sunday - January 24, 25, 26, 2014
The 31st Annual Conference is being held in Fort Benton.

JOEY PIPIA
Tues
day, February 11, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Joey Pipia's show is jaw dropping amazing and side splitting funny: a knock your sock off experience of wonder and fun.  Delusionist, master showman, "The perfect antidote for today's hectic gig-a-minute world.  The magic happens literally inches away from your eyes.  No fancy boxes, no smoke or mirrors.  It's the ultimate challenge: up close, fast paced, funny, and amazing.  This marvel packed show will elevate your spirits.  See this show and live happily ever after!!
Sponsored by: Price Rite Food Farm, Emily's Vacation Cottage, and The River House
 

TRIO VORONEZH
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Trio Voronezh is a musical ensemble that produces incredibly exciting sounds and compelling arrangements of classic across a variety of musical styles, all played upon Russian folk instruments.  The three Russians will steal the show with their humor, and close harmonic brilliance.
Sponsored by: PayneWest Insurance - Dee Lohse, Montana Flour & Grains, The Pioneer Lodge

WILEY GUSTAFSON
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:00 PM
The perfect way to spend your TAX DAY, with the coolest cowpoke around.  Singer, songwriter, rancher, horseman, and the original, world-famous Yahoo Yodeler, Wylie Gustafson leads the musical outfit known as The Wild West.  Direct from Conrad, Motana, Wiley learned to sing and yodel from his father, R.W. "Rib" Gustafson.  Throughout his musical career Wylie has remained a working cowboy and is particularly noted as a virtuoso yodeler.
Sponsored by: Benton Pharmacy & Big Sandy Pharmacy, and the Grand Union Hotel








SEASON TICKETS

$45.00 for adults.  Chouteau County students get in free. Purchase your season tickets before October 1st and receive a $5.00 "early bird" discount. Individual performance tickets may be purchased at the door at a cost of $15.00.











MEMBERSHIP BONUSES INCLUDE


Concert Reciprocity

Season Ticket holders can attend any of the programs with Great Falls Community Concert, Glasgow, Havre, Helena, Lewistown, Malta, Seeley Lake, and Sidney for only $5.00.










For Additional Information or to reserve tickets contact:
Chouteau County Performing Arts

PO Box 1315 Fort Benton, MT 59442
or call
Connie @ 406-750-2918
or
Wendy @ 406-622-5677
or
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Sponsored by Chouteau County Performing Arts.  Co-Sponsored by the Fort Benton Community Improvement Association. Events are made possible in part by the Montana Performing Arts Consortium Presenter Development Program which is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Montana Arts Council, and  legislative grants from Montana's Cultural Trust.  CCPA also thanks Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) and Chouteau County's Lippard-Clawiter Foundation for their major support of our programs.











  
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