The Side Street Strutters — Disneyland feature performers for more than two decades and national big band sensation — bring their new production of “Shiny Stockings, featuring Meloney Collins” to the Payson High School Auditorium at 7 p.m., Monday, May 6. Tickets cost $35 for adults, with children and students free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.
Arizona State University students formed the Side Street Stutters in 1982. The group has recorded eight albums, including “Back to Bourbon Street” to celebrate their 25th anniversary with a salute to the roots of jazz.
“Shiny Stockings” features vocalist Meloney Collins and a tap dancing trumpeter.
TCCA’s upcoming season
The Tonto Community Concert Association has selected eight exciting concerts for the 2013-2014 concert season to celebrate its 35th year.
Concerts this season offer lots of variety, from Broadway music to rock ’n’ roll, from classical and jazz, to country and more.
The season schedule: The Diamonds, ’50s and ’60s rock ’n’ roll, Sept. 30; Franc D’Ambrosio, the popular music of World War II, Oct. 27; Sonic Escape, classical, Nov. 8; Jesse Lynch’s Jazz 101, jazz through the ages, Jan. 26; An Evening with Hal Linden, America’s great songs and Broadway music, Feb. 10; Back on Broadway, a review by Matt Davenport, March 18; John Berry, contemporary, inspirational and country music, April 13; Umi Garrett, piano prodigy, May 17.
In addition to the eight public concerts held in the Payson High School Auditorium, TCCA also provides outreach programs for students in grades K-12 in conjunction with four of the performing artists.
Get tickets for all eight concerts for $85 through June 30. For information, go to www.tccarim .org or call (928) 478-4363 or (928) 474-4189.
Brochures with concert and subscription information are available at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road and the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Highway 87 and Historic West Main Street.