Main Stage, Tickets $35
Dinner Add On Available: $25
Dinner in the Grunin Center Gallery from Prime 13.
“Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ball.” Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy. Forty-five years after its original release, this classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a full-length bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri’s The HillBenders. Conceived and produced by SXSW co-founder and longtime musician/producer Louis Jay Meyers, this Bluegrass Opry brings a new perspective to Tommy, while paying total respect to its creators. The live performance is a full 75-minute show covering the original album from start to finish with audience participation.
Pre-Show Dinner from Prime 13 to be held in the Grunin Center Gallery. Menu to include:
*Baby spinach salad with grape tomato, Bermuda onion, goat cheese and raspberry vinaigrette
*Pigs in a blanket with spicy mustard for dipping
*Sauteed broccoli and carrots
*Mac & cheese
*Roasted stuffed pork loin with prosciutto, broccoli rabe and provolone cheese
*Soda, water, coffee, tea