Hollywood Films, Fantasy, Muppets & More
This event is free to the public and fun for children of all ages. Guest Speaker, Muppet Designer and Creative Director, Edward Eyth, will share his experiences in Hollywood Films, Fantasy, Muppets and More. This performance is in conjunction with the SKyPAC Main gallery event entitled: Foam, Fleece, Fur & Friends: A Sublime Puppets Exhibition which is also free and open to the public. For more details on this exhibition click here.
Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff
This event is free to the public and fun for children of all ages. Award-Winning Puppeteer, David Stephens, will perform his show Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff. This performance is in conjunction with the SKyPAC Main gallery event entitled: Foam, Fleece, Fur & Friends: A Sublime Puppets Exhibition which is also free and open to the public. For more details on this exhibition click here.
Sam Bush returns to the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) for an evening celebrating Bowling Green, KY as the Birthplace of Newgrass music on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Appearing with Sam will be the IBMA award nominated Sam Bush Band: Chris Brown, Stephen Mougin, Todd Parks, and Scott Vestal. Raised on a farm just outside of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Bush grew up plowing tobacco fields in the Southern summer heat alongside his family. He started playing mandolin when he was 11 years old. “I believe growing up on a farm probably helped me channel my energy into learning music and being so interested in it,” Bush says. “Me and my sisters, we all loved it. I’ve often wondered if that’s because growing up on a farm, you couldn’t go ride your bike all over town and horse around like the other kids.” For Bush, a lifetime of channeling his energy has led to stylistic innovations that led him to being… (Read More)
For King & Country
Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY. The Australian duo, comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012. Their sophomore effort RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at #1 on the iTunes Chart and garnered two Grammy Award wins for the band. They received yet another Grammy nomination in 2017 for their song “Priceless,” the title track from their #1 indie film of the same name. This past Spring (2016), for KING & COUNTRY headlined a major 60-city arena tour, and finished the year with their first, headlining Christmas tour, selling out several arenas across the country, including the Honda Center in Los Angeles. With over 150 shows in 2016, the band played for 1 million fans, has sold over 600,000 records and had 150,000,000 streams of their music. They have performed on numerous network television shows including The… (Read More)
Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show
Become a 2017-2018 Season Subscriber! Check out SKyPAC’s subscription packages online here, or call 270-904-1880 for more information. Vicki Lawrence is an American actress, comedian, and singer. She is best known for her co-starring role on The Carol Burnett Show, alongside Carol Burnett, from 1967 to 1978, and as the sharp-tongued matriarch, Thelma Harper (the main character on Mama’s Family, airing from 1983 to 1990, which was spun off from The Carol Burnett Show’s The Family sketches). As a singer she recorded “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” that made #1 on the US chart as well as in Canada.