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! Interested in becoming a Member? Learn more here.
All shows begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
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
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
The Sumter Opera House celebrates 125 years with Artrageous and this one-of-a-kind interactive performance that incorporates many different art forms on the same stage. Combining captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting music, Artrageous takes you on a visual journey and a high energy ride of inspiration, creativity, and engagement. They have produced over 2500 shows both nationally and internationally, touring since 1990. We welcomed them to the Sumter Opera House stage in October 2018, and we can’t wait to have them back on January 17th at 7:30 pm. Be sure to join us before the show for lots of fun and CAKE!
Ticket pricing: $30 / $35
Hailed as the "premier American ragtime ensemble", the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra prides itself in their authentic performances of silent films. Hear and see the silent comedy "One Week" starring Buster Keaton just as it was originally presented at the debut. A newly wedded couple attempts to build a house with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the kit's component numbering. Come join us at the Sumter Opera House on January 24th at 7:30 pm as we re-create an experience that very well may have happened here!
Tickets: $20 / $25
A high energy re-creation of December 4, 1956 -- the night when authentic rockabilly, country, gospel and 1950s rock & roll all jammed together at Sun Studios. Featuring critically acclaimed tributes to legendary artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. There will be a whole lotta shakin' going on at the Sumter Opera House, so grab your friends and join us on Februray 8th at 7:30 pm!
Tickets: $25 / $27 / $30
Join the Mystics as they take you on an All-American musical journey that spans decades from coast to coast. A flavor of the 1950s New York street sounds, the Motown classics, the 1970s Philadelphia sou, the blues of Chicago, a splash of southern rock and the 1960s California beach sounds. A little something for everyone. Make plans now to join us at the Sumter Opera House on February 15, 2020 as they continue on their quest to keep the sounds of harmony Doo-Wop alive!
Tickets: $23 / $25 / $28
We are thrilled to bring back this three-time Grammy winner! Delbert McClinton is a Texas singer and songwriter with a legend among Texas roots music aficionados, not only for his amazing longevity, but for his ability to combine country, blues, soul, and rock & roll as if there were no distinctions between any of them. Grab your tickets now to witness this legendary musician when he takes the stage of the Sumter Opera House on February 21st at 7:30 pm!
Tickets: $45 / $50 / $55
Have you ever been serenaded by a musical duo that plays over ten different genres of popular music using the violin instead of their voices to literally express the lyrics of a song? If not, then get ready for a real treat. These brothers, Malcolm and Umoja, use their classic violin skills to play contemporary music. Born to a Barbadian mother and Jamaican father they honed their skills in the south Florida public school system, but are now touring and sharing their Reggae style music with the world. Join us on April 4th at 7:30 pm when the Sumter Opera House welcomes their unique music to our stage!
Tickets: $20 / $25
There is something about a song that is written from real life experience that can take you back to a time and place. It can make you laugh, cry, or just appreciate the sound of a soulful county voice. An Evening in the Round delivers all the above. Plan to join us at the Sumter Opera House for this intimate night of acoustic music starring Grammy winner Linda Davis and hit song writers Lang Scott and Bill Whyte on April 11th at 7:30 pm!
Tickets: $23 / $25 / $28
The Sumter Opera House is pleased to welcome back Jeanne Robertson to our Main Stage Series. She utilizes her positively funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter. It's a strategy for success. She brings along with her Debbie Childers, whose quick wit and hilarious stories make her presentations unforgettable. They will be a perfect combination for an entertaining evening. They will make us laugh our way to a lesson that could change our lives forever. Plan to join us on April 25th at 7:30 pm!
Tickets: $35 / $38 / $42