The following concerts are MPAC summer events, mid-June-end of August. Additional events may be added.
Rain – A Tribute to The Beatles
Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 8 pm
This multi-media spectacular takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Featuring all your favorite Beatles songs, Rain delivers the Beatles experience in a stunning live concert setting unlike anything you’ve heard before.
Friday, June 20, 2014 at 8 pm
Lucinda Williams deftly blends country, blues, folk, and rock to create a unique sound that cannot be pigeonholed. Her voice contains heartache, passion and depth, and is as enigmatic as Emmylou Harris’, but with a darker side and a grainy toughness that allow her to live inside her songs with abandon.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8 pm
Tickets: $39-$59 – LIMITED TICKETS
Back by demand after a sold out show last summer! Fusing progressive country with traditional rockabilly, The Mavericks return with their crowd-pleasing country pop that includes such favorites as “Dance the Night Away,” “All You Ever Do is Bring Me Down” and “What a Crying Shame.”
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny
Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 8 pm
With the help of a hilarious, all-female slate of stand-up comedians, Jenny McCarthy, cohost of The View, takes an outrageous look at life as a contemporary woman: from single motherhood to casual sex. Featuring Paula Bel, Tiffany Haddish, Lynne Koplitz, Justine Marino and Tammy Pescatelli.
Adults only. Mature themes, language
Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct
Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4pm and 8 pm
Tickets: $89-$149 – LIMITED TICKETS FOR BOTH EVENTS
His TV specials have been the highest rated programming in Comedy Central history. His DVD sales have reached seven million units. His videos have received a half a billion views on You Tube. His live concerts are mega-events played in front of sold-out crowds worldwide. Come see why Time Magazine calls ventriloquist Jeff Dunham “the most popular comedian in the United States.” Language, Mature themes. Recommended for teens and older
Happy Together 30th Anniversary Tour
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 8 pm
Together again for another nostalgic trip into the 60s and 70s, featuring: Flo and Eddie of The Turtles (“Happy Together”), Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night (“One,” “Joy to the World”), Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (“Devil With a Blue Dress On”), Mark Farner, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad (“We’re an American Band,” “I’m Your Captain”), and Gary Lewis & The Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”).
Replay America: The Ultimate 80s Festival
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm
The Go Gos (“Our Lips Are Sealed,” “We Got the Beat”)
Martha Davis and The Motels (“Suddenly Last Summer,” “Only the Lonely”)
Patty Smyth and Scandal (“Goodbye to You,” “The Warrior”)
Cutting Crew (“I’ve Been in Love Before,” “(I Just) Died in Your Arms Tonight”)
Naked Eyes with Pete Byrne (“Always Something There to Remind Me,” “Promises, Promises”)
Gin Blossoms with very special guests Spin Doctors
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 8 pm
Rock the house with 90s hitmakers Gin Blossoms (“Hey Jealousy,” “Follow You Down,” “Til I Hear It From You”) and the Spin Doctors (“Two Princes,” “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong”).
The Stylistics in 70s Soul Jam
Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 8 pm
With Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and Blue Magic
The best in 70s Philly soul, featuring The Stylistics (“You Make Me Feel Brand New,” “You Are Everything,” “Betcha By Golly, Wow”), Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now,” “The Love I Lost”) and Blue Magic “(Sideshow”).
The Marshall Tucker Band
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 8 pm
Southern rock favorites for over 40 years, The Marshall Tucker Band combines rock and country on such classics as “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Can’t You See,” “Fire on the Mountain” and “This Ol’ Cowboy.”
The Bacon Brothers
Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 8 pm
One is a Hollywood superstar. The other, a respected composer. When not working their day jobs, Kevin and Michael Bacon team up to perform gritty rock with a touch of Philly soul.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8 pm
Grammy award-winning alternative rockers Barenaked Ladies combine an eclectic mix of folk, pop and humor on current songs such as “Odds Are,” as well as hits like “One Week,” “Pinch Me,” “If I Had a Million Dollars,” and “It’s All Been Done.”
Menopause The Musical
Tuesday-Wednesday, July 29-30, 2014 at 8 pm
It’s the hilarious celebration of women and the change! Four women with nothing in common but a black lace bra discuss memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more in this hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Mature themes, language
Guest Attraction: Jerry Seinfeld
Friday, August 1 at 7 pm and 9:30 pm
Rock of the 80s
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8 pm
The best in 80s rock, featuring The Romantics (“Talkin’ in Your Sleep,” “What I Like About You”), The Smithereens (“A Girl Like You,” “Only a Memory”), Marshall Crenshaw (“Someday, Someway”) and Tommy Tutone (“867-5309/Jenny”).
Sponsored by AAA
Monday, August 11, 2014 at 8 pm
“Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” “These Dreams,” “What About Love” and other rock anthems from sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 8 pm
One of country music’s most recognizable hitmakers (“Your Man,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” and “All Over Me”), Josh Turner has earned numerous CMA, ACM and Grammy nominations since the release of his debut album.
ABBA the Concert
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm
The official ABBA fan club calls ABBA The Concert “the best ABBA tribute band in the world.” Enjoy this amazing recreation of the pop phenomenon and its greatest hits, including “Mamma Mia,” “Waterloo,” and “Dancing Queen.”
Sponsored by Longo
Yanni in Concert
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 8 pm
Tickets: $79-$129 LIMITED
His concerts are legendary. His live shows have amazed millions on every continent in the world. International superstar pianist Yanni performs his greatest instrumental hits made popular from his PBS concerts.
Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 8 pm
“Smoke on the Water,” “Hush,” “Highway Star” and other timeless anthems from the British hard rock legends.