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    BLUEGRASS MANDOLIN VIRTUOSO SAM BUSH ANNOUNCED FOR WHEELER OPERA HOUSE IN MARCH

    Aspen, CO (January 9, 2018): Wheeler Opera House has announced that the historic Aspen venue will join Belly Up Aspen to co-present bluegrass mandolin player Sam Bush on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. This show will be one of only two concerts Bush will be performing this year in Colorado. Wheeler Wins! member pre-sale […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE KICKS OFF 2018 WITH A WEEKEND OF LAUGHTER AND MUSIC FROM MATT ISEMAN & BIRDTALKER

    Aspen, CO (January 8, 2018): On tap for the Winterskol 2018 weekend, the Wheeler Opera House will present two exceptional performances from diverse young artists. The Aspen Laugh Festival will present comedian Matt Iseman on Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. and acoustic folk quintet Birdtalker on Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL COMEDIANS PERFORMING AT THE ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL

    Aspen, CO (January 4, 2018): The Wheeler Opera House, producer of the Aspen Laugh Festival, has announced additional comedians for the festival, running February 20-24, 2018. Headliners Paula Poundstone, Mike Birbiglia, Colin Jost and The Second City will be joined by comedians Alex Edelman, Jon Rudnitsky, Sarah Tiana, Mitch Fatel and more in a series […]
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    A WEEK OF HOLIDAY MAGIC WILL LIGHT UP THE WHEELER OPERA HOUSE DECEMBER 23-31

    Aspen, CO (December 19, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House will present a number of festive performances over the course of the last week of 2017. Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage, and a magic show with Jason Latimer are just a few of many performances happening at the historic Aspen […]
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    AHEAD OF ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL, COMEDIAN HEATHER McDONALD RETURNS TO WHEELER OPERA HOUSE

    Aspen, CO (December 12, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House and the Aspen Laugh Festival will present stand-up comic, actress and author Heather McDonald on Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to stand-up, McDonald is perhaps best-known for being a staff writer, story producer and regular on E!’s top-rated show “Chelsea Lately” for its […]
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    TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE BLOWS THROUGH THE WHEELER ON FEBRUARY 2

    Aspen, CO (December 6, 2017): Gena Buhler, Executive Director of the Wheeler Opera House, and Belly Up Aspen have announced that jazz musician extraordinaire Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will perform at the Wheeler on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 for general admission, $68 reserved (Wheeler Wins! member pricing available) and […]
  • Wheeler Opera House Restaurant Lease: RFP Available Now

    Proposals are now being accepted for qualified vendors who are interested in leasing 2,618 square feet of net leasable commercial restaurant space located in the Wheeler Opera House building at East Hyman Avenue and Mill Street in Aspen, CO. The City Council of the City of Aspen has directed that the Wheeler maintain a restaurant […]
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    BLUEGRASS LEGEND DEL McCOURY AND HIS BAND BLAZES INTO THE WHEELER OPERA HOUSE

    Aspen, CO (November 30, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House and Wheeler Associates will present a legendary bluegrass mainstay The Del McCoury Band on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. For fifty years, Del McCoury’s music has defined authenticity for hardcore bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES FULL ROSTER OF EVENTS COMING TO WINTER SEASON IN ASPEN

    Aspen, CO (November 17, 2017) Wheeler Opera House Executive Director Gena Buhler has announced the full roster of its jam-packed winter season, featuring theatrical events, concerts and films for the entire family to enjoy. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 27 at noon at the Wheeler Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). These newly announced shows join […]
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    ASPEN-FAVORITE AMERICANA QUARTET SHEL RETURNS TO THE WHEELER

    Aspen, CO (November 13, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House welcomes the return of Fort Collins-based quartet sister act SHEL as part of its On the Rise series on Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. This performance marks the final concert in the Wheeler’s fall On the Rise series, designed with locals in mind to highlight […]