Main Stage Series
The Sumter Opera House continues to build upon the impressive lineup of national acts that are part of their newly named Main Stage Series with more artists announced throughout the year. In order to stay up-to-date on all the entertainment that will be part of the Main Stage Series, be sure to return to this page, follow the Opera House on social media, or sign up for our weekly e-Newsletter! Click below to browse upcoming events and discover the Sumter Opera House! New shows to be announced May 2nd! New shows go on sale to Members immediately, and general sales begin May 16th! Interested in becoming a Member? Learn more here.
All shows begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Whether you watched the American debut of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show over 40 years ago or you are hearing their timeless songs for the very first time, you are guaranteed to have an exciting and enjoyable experience at this concert. Come see The Return perform the most authentic Beatles live show you will ever witness on May 25th at 7:30 pm!
$25 / $30 / $35
We are bringing in two amazing individual performers on the same night! Teea Goans and Beam Country will take the stage on August 10th beginning at 7:30 PM. Teea Goans is known for her classic country sound and personal lyrics, being a veteran of Country Café and other well-known country shows. Beam Country is a name you will already recognize if you follow country music - last year he opened for ‘90s country great Aaron Tippin! A Carolina native himself, he doesn’t stray far from his home or that classic twang as he plays his guitar. Come join us for the inaugural Sumter Opry Express--an experience to remember!
$20 / $25
Country Cool Comedy is a laugh out loud comedy show that leaves you wanting more. Trish Suhr, Leanne Morgan and Karen Mills are the Designing Women of Stand Up and all headlining comedians delivering knockout performances. They’ll take you on a ride through all of life’s ups and downs that will keep you laughing! These ladies all have southern roots, but their comedy has a universal appeal that everyone can enjoy. Join us for a hilarious night out at the Sumter Opera House!
$25 / $30 / $35
Join us for the second show in our own Sumter Opry Express! Darryl Worley’s songs like the #1 hits “I Miss My Friend,” “Awful, Beautiful Life” and “Have You Forgotten?” have made you love him. Ray Scott’s distinctive southern voice-- as traditional as the signature black cowboy hat he wears-- has captured your attention over the years, too. Now you get to experience them both on the Sumter Opera House stage, along with opening act and Sumter’s own Front Porch Junkies!
$25 / $27 / $30
These rock icons burst onto the 60s music scene with hits like "Do You Believe in Magic," "Daydream," as well as the anthem for a hot July evening with "Summer in the City." The Lovin' Spoonful combines the best of folk, rock, and country and became one of the most revered groups, getting inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Catch their 'good time music' on Sunday, May 26th at 7:30 pm!
$25 / $30 / $35
They're BACK! Inspired by their own fandom, this talented band set out to create the most authentic Journey experience anyone has ever witnessed and spent countless hours discussing the look, sound, production, and FEEL needed for this tribute to deliver a live experience that would resonate on the highest level with the most avid Journey fan. Resurrection has become one of the most highly sought after tribute experiences in the country and delighted fans during their appearance the last two years! Don't miss their return to our stage on August 23rd at 7:30 pm!
$25 / $30 / $32
The dynamic voice of the 80s has returned! Known for pop hits like “I Think We’re Alone Now”, "Could've Been", and "I Saw Him Standing There", Tiffany grew as an artist over time, exploring country and rock. Now the Sumter Opera House is happy to host her and all of her talent! Recall memories you made decades ago and make new ones as she takes the stage in our historic venue with her "Pieces of Me" tour!
$35 / $40
The Sicilian Tenors bring together three marvelous tenor voices, each singing their own interpretation of the world’s best music! Come with us on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy with operatic tenor voices singing a wide variety of beloved songs. Combined with light-hearted fun, this is a concert for all ages and musical tastes. Joan Rivers called them, “The Three Tenors meets The Rat Pack,” and we know that you’ll love them, too!
$20 / $25
From the far reaches of rural south Alabama, The Red Clay Strays claim their unique sound with a humble confidence that can only come from their upbringing. This band, on stage and off, reminds you of southern music’s heyday and gives you hope that it may not have lost its way after all. Growing up listening to gospel along with artists such as Waylon Jennings, The Eagles, and the Allman Brothers, their wide range of influences create a combined style of the country music and southern rock we’ve all been waiting for.
$20 / $25
What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience brings the best loved music of Marvin Gaye on stage with acclaimed singer Brian Owens. Whether your favorite Marvin Gaye song is "What's Going On" or "I Heard it Through the Grapevine", you’ll find plenty to enjoy at this special Main Stage Series Show!
$25 / $27 / $30
The Warehouse Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s "Macbeth" is coming soon to the Sumter Opera House! Explore Shakespeare’s classic tragedy in this performance by one of the leading Shakespeare touring groups in the Carolinas. The Warehouse Theatre brings the Bard’s words to life in a way which draws in students and adults to experience the classic theater and its influences in our modern world.
$20 for Adults / $10 for Students
Three times Grammy-Nominated, four times Blues Music Awards "Entertainer of the Year" and five times "Contemporary Male" Blues Music Award Winner, the legendary Tab Benoit will take the stage at the Sumter Opera House on December 14th! Full of enthusiasm and passion for the blues, Tab is sure to deliver a night to remember. With over twenty albums under his belt, he certainly has plenty of material for his set list. We can’t wait to host him on our stage with his "Whiskey Bayou Review" tour!
$30 / $32 / $35