Tecumseh Theater Concert Series • Shawnee
In the tiny historic mining town of Shawnee you will find some of the region’s finest musicians on stage in the Tecumseh Commons where the “sometimes smooth, sometimes gritty rock/Americana” Apple & The Moon band will be in concert on Saturday evening, August 20 with an opening set featuring Andy Brannon. The concert is part of an on-going series in the first floor of the Tecumseh Theater Opera House in anticipation of moving music and other events to second story main stage of this historic landmark, which under restoration.
Apple & The Moon originated in 2014 through a common connection at Insea Sound Shop in Nelsonville, Ohio This group of musicians with superb skills and diverse influences came together to express their uniquely individual sounds.
Nick Collura, the lead guitarist, brings a rock/blues edge to the band with over 40 years of experience and a passion for original music. A native of Chicago, bass player Mike Makosky mixes his effortless groove with sounds that come from an experienced pallet of flavors including verything from thrash/metal to free-form jazz with hints of African polyrhythms can be heard in Mike’s playing. Hailing from Junction City, Ohio, lead vocalist and songwriter Elena Aiello has a vocal style that can be described as bluesy with a hint of old country. Todd Parish is the steady heartbeat of the band displaying flawless technique on the drums. Todd is also a long time veteran of the music scene who has accumulated many different musical talents from the guitar to the glockenspiel. He is a talented songwriter and vocalist. Learn more about the unique blend of styles and powerful songwriting skills that this group displays at http://www.appleandthemoon.com.
Tickets are available on-line for the A&M Concert at $10 per person in advance by clicking here or can be purchased from Hannah Furniture in Shawnee, Newlon Tire and Dodson’s on Broadway in New Lexington, A New View in Corning, Insea Music in Nelsonville and Haffa Records in Athens. Tickets are $15 at the door, if still available the day of the event. Seating is limited and advanced tickets are highly recommended. All tickets purchased on-line will be available via will-call at the door the night of the event. No tickets will be mailed in advance.
Doors open and food will be available for sale beginning at 7:00pm the evening of the concert. Show starts at 8pm. A fine selection of ice cold beer will be served. Proceeds benefit the on-going maintenance and restoration of this treasured landmark building in Historic Shawnee. Shawnee is located in the Wayne National Forest in southern Perry County at the intersection of State Routes 93 & 155, twenty-eight miles north of Athens and 15 miles east of Logan.
Map Directions: 116 West Main Street, Shawnee, Ohio 43782
More Information: http://www.tecumsehtheater.org or 740-394-2660.