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    PIANO BATTLE PITS CLASSICAL IMPROV VIRTUOSOS AGAINST EACH OTHER AT THE WHEELER OPERA HOUSE

    Aspen, CO (March 28, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House will present a unique classical music experience, Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis’ Piano Battle, on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Developed by the two classical musicians themselves, the show sees the duo go head-to-head on stage charming and enchanting the audience with a variety of […]
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    CASA MAÑANA’S ‘A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD’ HOPS OVER TO THE WHEELER ON APRIL 1

    Aspen, CO (March 28, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House will present Casa Mañana’s national touring production of “A Year With Frog And Toad” on Saturday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by Neiman Marcus and based on the treasured children’s books by Arnold Lobel, this whimsical musical follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular […]
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    LEGENDARY COUNTRY MUSIC STAR CLINT BLACK RETURNS TO THE WHEELER ON MARCH 25

    Aspen, CO (March 20, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House, in co-production with Belly Up Aspen, will welcome country music superstar Clint Black on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. This prolific singer-songwriter has long been heralded as one of country music’s brightest stars for such hits as “Like the Rain,” “Desperado” and “Killin’ Time.” Tickets […]
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    PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO TO THRILL MUSIC LOVERS AT THE WHEELER ON MARCH 22

    Aspen, CO (March 17, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House and Belly Up Aspen will co-present A Very Intimate Evening with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. The husband and wife duo have been rock icons since the late 1970s, when Benatar was a rising icon known for chart-topping hits […]
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    ECLECTIC DANCE COMPANY & ROCK BAND RHYTHMIC CIRCUS TO KICK UP THEIR HEELS AT THE WHEELER ON MARCH 24

    Aspen, CO (March 13, 2017) Home-grown hoofers of the Minneapolis arts scene Rhythmic Circus will bring their latest show, Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!, to the Wheeler Opera House on Friday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. A dynamic tap and music performance that mixes hard-hitting percussive dance and a live rock band Rhythmic Circus guarantees […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE TO CELEBRATE CLOSING OF AUDI WORLD CUP WITH FIREWORKS AND ‘PRETTY FACES’ SCREENING

    Aspen, CO (March 13, 2017) To celebrate the closing of the 2017 Audi FIS Word Cup, the Wheeler Opera House will present Fireworks and Film on Saturday, March 18. Doors and the Wheeler Bar open at 8:00 PM and the fireworks viewing kicks off at 8:45 PM. Following the fireworks, audiences are invited to enjoy […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES SARAH PELCH AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER

    Aspen, CO (March 8, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House is pleased to announce Sarah Pelch will be joining the Wheeler team as the historic opera house’s general manager beginning March 20. Sarah will continue her arts administration career in Aspen after working as a booking agent in New York City. She began her career in […]
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    AWARD-WINNING BANJOIST NOAM PIKELNY TO PERFORM AT THE WHEELER ON MARCH 10

    Aspen, CO (March 6, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House presents Grammy Award-nominated banjo player Noam Pikelny on Friday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. Pikelny is recognizable as a current member of Punch Brothers, as well as previous performances with Leftover Salmon and the John Cowan Band. Tickets are $25 (Wheeler Wins members get in FREE) […]
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    FOLK AND ROOTS MUSIC RETURN TO THE WHEELER WITH ELEPHANT REVIVAL, OPENERS BONFIRE DUB AND DEAD HORSES

    Aspen, CO (February 28, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House along with Belly Up Aspen will present Americana/Celtic folk quintet Elephant Revival on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature opening performances by Colorado-based folk, rock and reggae band Bonfire Dub as well as Wisconsin roots band Dead Horses. Tickets are $30 in […]
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    INTERNATIONAL OCEAN FILM TOUR TO PRESENT AN ARRAY OF OCEAN LIFE, SPORTS AND CONSERVATION DOCS AT THE WHEELER

    Aspen, CO (February 27, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House will host the International Ocean Film Tour on Friday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. The screenings include short documentaries highlighting an array of subjects, including ocean conservation, water sports and sea adventures. Tickets are $15 (Wheeler Wins pricing available) and will go on sale Friday, March […]