This is Me – The First Academy

The First Academy  presents This is Me

Middle & Upper School Band Concert

Thursday, April 5, 2018
6:30pm (Doors open 6:00pm)

Tickets: $10

Click here to view the This is Me event flyer

Dave Adkins Band & Ernie Evans and the Florida State Bluegrass Band

Bluegrass Concert

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 4pm

Are you ready for some Bluegrass music? The Garden Theatre is thrilled to present two incredible bands at the forefront of the genre.

Dave Adkins Band

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Dave Adkins is best known for his strong and distinctive voice. He is no stranger to success; his works have climbed the charts multiple times and he has received numerous accolades including: #1 Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart (2016), 2nd Place Winner of the Hazel Dickens Songwriting Contest for “Turn and Burn” with David Morris and Dawn Kenney (2016), Top 10 Inspirational Country Music’s Bluegrass Artist of the Year (2016), and various IBMA and SPBGMA award nominations. With hard-driving vocals, soulful songs and outstanding musicians, the Dave Adkins Band is an experience not to be missed.

Ernie Evans and the Florida State Bluegrass Band

Known for their strong vocals, classic hits, and to ability to bridge the gap between contemporary and traditional Bluegrass styles, Ernie Evans and the Florida State Bluegrass Band has achieved widespread acclaim. Ernie Evans is a third-generation musician with the rare ability to play multiple instruments, sing lead and sing both low and high harmonies. He toured as a member of Grammy Nominee Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike, 5-Time Grammy Nominee Vassar Clements, and Motown legends “The Platters.” Ernie, along with Josh Griffin, Isaac Taylor and Debi Evans provide a lively and interactive evening full of the Bluegrass music and harmonies you love to hear.

Tickets: $25

VIP Tickets: $40.  VIP seats include premium seating, a pre-show reception including beer and wine, and a meet-and-greet with the bands.