As VAPAS begins our 23rd year, we are pleased to be bringing a wide variety of music by world-class musicians to our Verona Community.
Please join us in welcoming these extraordinary groups to Verona.
Thank you to our donors, local businesses, and corporations for their generous financial support, which allows us to present these concerts. We welcome your continued support by purchasing tickets. We hope you enjoy each of our shows.
Save by ordering “Three Concert Series” tickets by September 1.
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2023
A tribute to Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash
Performed live and starring former cast members of the Broadway smash hit “Million Dollar Quartet.” Gospel, country and 1950’s rock and roll are all mixed together and recorded at the Sun Recording studio. This recording, made on December 4, 1956 stands as a monument to four living legends, who had never met before and jammed out songs. Sam Phillips at Sun Studio recorded this, unbeknown to the artists and called the recording “The Million Dollar Quartet.”
SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2024
Pianist Jason Coleman and guitarist Meagan Taylor take audiences on a journey back in time to Nashville’s “Golden Era” sharing the music made famous by Jason’s grandfather, Floyd Cramer and Meagan’s uncle Chet Atkins, as well as by the countless country, pop and rock artists they impacted. They will tell tales of Nashville’s early recording days. Jason and Meagan bring new life to the Nashville sound by playing songs like Floyd’s “Last Date” on piano and Chet’s “Freight Train” on guitar, and will sing the music of Patsy Cline, the Everly Brothers and Elvis Presley.
SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024
This is a celebration of an amazing musical icon, Neil Diamond, starring Matt Vee. Matt, Jeff and Tommy Vee, nephew and sons of the legendary Bobby Vee, respectively, join forces with their family and friends to celebrate the music from the timeless catalog of Neil Diamond. With songs like “Cracklin Rosie,” “Song Sung Blue,” and “Sweet Caroline,” Neil Diamond sold over 100 million records worldwide with music that became the soundtrack to one generation after another. “This is not a tribute show”, Tommy Vee says, “This is a celebration of an amazing musical icon we all love.”