- One ticket to see a concert, part of the Big Woods Homegrown Concert Series
- Where: Brown County Playhouse
- General admission
- Door time: 30 minutes before showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- for Corey Cox on Saturday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. (up to value)
- for Mel Chance and The Noteables on Saturday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. (up to value)
- $9 for 40 Years of College on Saturday, August 2, at 7:30 p.m. (up to $16.50 value)
- Corey Cox: equally influenced by Garth Brooks and John Cougar Mellencamp, this country crooner is a storyteller at heart. “I love entertaining and telling stories,” he declares. He’s able to do just that with his third album, Good Night Comin’ On, which, along with his affable stage presence, has earned him gigs with Dierks Bentley, Sugarland, and Darius Rucker.
- Mel Chance and The Noteables: This jazzman has practiced America’s only original art form since he was a child watching Benny Goodman perform. He’s been known to take up both the clarinet and the saxophone during his gigs with The Notables, a seven-piece swing dance band that transports the nostalgic music to modern-day stages and ears.
- 40 Years of College: The doctors, lawyer, and Master’s graduate that make up this band derive their name from the collective amount of time they spent in college. Today, they spend their time rocking out classic tunes by The Eagles, Van Morrison, and Crosby, Stills, & Nash, much to the delight of their fans and the disappointment of their abandoned tweed suits.
Brown County Playhouse
As humble beginnings go, it’s hard to top Brown County Playhouse. It started in 1949 as a straw-hat theater in an open-air barn, with a canvas tent hanging over the seats. When a neighboring potter’s kiln burned holes in that tent, the owners replaced it with a tin roof. When they wanted to put on four plays during the summer season, the scorching heat forced them to cut it down to three. And until 1965, patrons had to hike across the street to powder their noses. Yet in 1977, the Brown County Playhouse grew out of its rustic pants when a brand-new theater was built, giving the area’s center for family plays, live music, and festivals a permanent home. Today, the Brown County Playhouse is where the county’s music awards take place, where the Big Woods Homegrown Concert series presents the best in local talent, and where digital projection and Dolby surround sound amplify first- and second-run feature films.