Coming Soon…

Moscow Ballet

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s classic. The “Great Russian Nutcracker” is known for its award-winning dancers, lavish costumes, backdrops, life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, folk legends Father Christmas, Snow Maiden, and the Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects and the extraordinary dancing of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s incomparable score.

American Pop!

The Box Tops had a string of hits including the Grammy Award winning The Letter and others like Cry Like A Baby, Choo Choo Train and more. The Buckinghams enjoyed phenomenal success with hits like Kind Of A Drag, Back In Love Again and the national anthem of teenage love; Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song. See both bands in this special evening!

Get The LED Out

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, GTLO has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants — a high energy Zeppelin concert with honest, heart-thumping intensity!

Find your seat at the show!

Calendar Of Events

Oct
17
Thu
Get The LED Out
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the music of the mighty Zep with America’s premier Led Zeppelin tribute band — Get The LED Out!

Tickets $32-$43 at www.pickmytickets.com

Oct
19
Sat
Nebraska Pride Chorus / Sweet Adelines Concert
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Annual showcase concert of the Nebraska Pride Chorus and quartets of Sweet Adelines International

Tickets available at the door $12, Students $5

Oct
21
Mon
Community Presentation on Youth Marijuana / Vaping Trends
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sponsored by the Buffalo County Community Partners / Positive Pressure Coalition

Oct
25
Fri
Take 3
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Take 3, comprised of Lindsay Deutsch, featured violin soloist with Yanni; Susan Boettger, piano; and Lila Yang, cello bring the refinement of a rigorous classical background and mixes it with rock star charisma. From Billy Joel to Beethoven audiences around the country are being entertained with limitless enthusiasm for great music.

Presented by the Kearney Concert Association.

For tickets and more information please visit www.kearneyconcerts.org

Oct
28
Mon
Central Low Brass Day
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

KHS is hosting a Central Nebraska Low Brass Day – featuring Dr. Cory Mixdorf from the University of Arkansas.

3:00 – 3:45 – Trombone Fundamentals

3:45-5:00 – Trombone Ensemble Rehearsal

5:00-6:00 – Masterclass with some performers

6:00 supper break (not provided)

7:30 – Mixdorf/LeFeber/Trombone Ensemble concert

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/kearneycats.com/shadeiger?hceid=a2Vhcm5leWNhdHMuY29tXzQxY28zZGw5ZjNrN3RucmhiMmc2ZzJmOTlnQGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.7j2us4drd0fvc3a00dfvai6721&hs=121

Nov
2
Sat
Handmade’ns Craft Holiday Market
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Handmade’ns are excited to announce that we are once again partnering with with the Merryman Performing Arts Center for our Holiday Market this year!

You will find the same quality of amazing handmade decor and gifts that you have come to expect from this group of local artists – in a gorgeous boutique shopping atmosphere! We are so thrilled to be able to show you our work once again in the beautiful space of the Merryman Performing Arts Center!

Join us Saturday night from 4-8, when admission is just a free will donation to the Safe Center. Or join us Sunday from 11-4 for no admission fee. See you there!!

Nov
3
Sun
Handmade’ns Craft Holiday Market
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Handmade’ns are excited to announce that we are once again partnering with with the Merryman Performing Arts Center for our Holiday Market this year!

You will find the same quality of amazing handmade decor and gifts that you have come to expect from this group of local artists – in a gorgeous boutique shopping atmosphere! We are so thrilled to be able to show you our work once again in the beautiful space of the Merryman Performing Arts Center!

Join us Saturday night from 4-8, when admission is just a free will donation to the Safe Center. Or join us Sunday from 11-4 for no admission fee. See you there!!

Nov
8
Fri
American Pop
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Box Tops had a string of hits including The Letter and others like Cry Like A Baby, Choo Choo Train and more. The Buckinghams enjoyed phenomenal success with hits like Kind Of A Drag, Back In Love Again and the national anthem of teenage love; Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song. See both bands in this special evening!

Tickets $41-$53 at www.pickmytickets.com

Nov
10
Sun
NE Jazz Orchestra
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, founded in 1975, is one of the Midwest’s premier big bands. Their concerts feature traditional big band compositions by jazz masters such as Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie as well as new compositions and arrangements.

Presented by the Kearney Concert Association.

For tickets and more information please visit www.kearneyconcerts.org

Nov
11
Mon
USAF Offutt Brass
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Offutt Brass is a 6-member brass and percussion component ensemble of the US Air Force Heartland of America Band. They are pleased to be performing this special Veterans’ Day concert!

Co-sponsored by the Kearney HUB

Nov
24
Sun
Moscow Ballet “Nutcracker”
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker”. 

Known for its award-winning dancers, lavish costumes, backdrops, its Russian focus, and the extraordinary talents of the company, the show is all performed to Tchaikovsky’s incomparable musical score.

Tickets range from $42-$64 and can be purchased at www.pickmytickets.com

Dec
2
Mon
Kearney Catholic School Concert
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Holiday bands and choirs concert

Dec
6
Fri
Sandi Patty
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

One of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and 40 Dove Awards, Sandi Patty is simply known as The Voice.

Sandi is the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music history, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and as an Indiana Living Legend in 2007. She has released over 30 albums.

The Merryman is proud to present this talented artist in a special holiday performance. Tickets are $37-$47 at www.pickmytickets.com.

Dec
8
Sun
Bell Choirs Concert
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

First United Methodist, First Presbyterian, First Lutheran, and Holy Cross churches’ annual bell choir holiday concert

Dec
19
Thu
Elf – The Musical
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Presented by Crane River Theater Company

Tickets available at the door before the show, at CraneRiverTheater.org or at 308-627-5796.

     Merryman       Performing Arts Center
225 W. 22nd St.
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8297

       Monday - Friday         9am - 5pm
And special appointment

 

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Merryman Performing Arts Center

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Coming Soon…

Moscow Ballet

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s classic. The “Great Russian Nutcracker” is known for its award-winning dancers, lavish costumes, backdrops, life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, folk legends Father Christmas, Snow Maiden, and the Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects and the extraordinary dancing of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s incomparable score.

American Pop!

The Box Tops had a string of hits including the Grammy Award winning The Letter and others like Cry Like A Baby, Choo Choo Train and more. The Buckinghams enjoyed phenomenal success with hits like Kind Of A Drag, Back In Love Again and the national anthem of teenage love; Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song. See both bands in this special evening!

Get The LED Out

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, GTLO has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants — a high energy Zeppelin concert with honest, heart-thumping intensity!

Find your seat at the show!

Calendar Of Events

Oct
17
Thu
Get The LED Out
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the music of the mighty Zep with America’s premier Led Zeppelin tribute band — Get The LED Out!

Tickets $32-$43 at www.pickmytickets.com

Oct
19
Sat
Nebraska Pride Chorus / Sweet Adelines Concert
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Annual showcase concert of the Nebraska Pride Chorus and quartets of Sweet Adelines International

Tickets available at the door $12, Students $5

Oct
21
Mon
Community Presentation on Youth Marijuana / Vaping Trends
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sponsored by the Buffalo County Community Partners / Positive Pressure Coalition

Oct
25
Fri
Take 3
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Take 3, comprised of Lindsay Deutsch, featured violin soloist with Yanni; Susan Boettger, piano; and Lila Yang, cello bring the refinement of a rigorous classical background and mixes it with rock star charisma. From Billy Joel to Beethoven audiences around the country are being entertained with limitless enthusiasm for great music.

Presented by the Kearney Concert Association.

For tickets and more information please visit www.kearneyconcerts.org

Oct
28
Mon
Central Low Brass Day
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

KHS is hosting a Central Nebraska Low Brass Day – featuring Dr. Cory Mixdorf from the University of Arkansas.

3:00 – 3:45 – Trombone Fundamentals

3:45-5:00 – Trombone Ensemble Rehearsal

5:00-6:00 – Masterclass with some performers

6:00 supper break (not provided)

7:30 – Mixdorf/LeFeber/Trombone Ensemble concert

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/kearneycats.com/shadeiger?hceid=a2Vhcm5leWNhdHMuY29tXzQxY28zZGw5ZjNrN3RucmhiMmc2ZzJmOTlnQGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.7j2us4drd0fvc3a00dfvai6721&hs=121

Nov
2
Sat
Handmade’ns Craft Holiday Market
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Handmade’ns are excited to announce that we are once again partnering with with the Merryman Performing Arts Center for our Holiday Market this year!

You will find the same quality of amazing handmade decor and gifts that you have come to expect from this group of local artists – in a gorgeous boutique shopping atmosphere! We are so thrilled to be able to show you our work once again in the beautiful space of the Merryman Performing Arts Center!

Join us Saturday night from 4-8, when admission is just a free will donation to the Safe Center. Or join us Sunday from 11-4 for no admission fee. See you there!!

Nov
3
Sun
Handmade’ns Craft Holiday Market
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Handmade’ns are excited to announce that we are once again partnering with with the Merryman Performing Arts Center for our Holiday Market this year!

You will find the same quality of amazing handmade decor and gifts that you have come to expect from this group of local artists – in a gorgeous boutique shopping atmosphere! We are so thrilled to be able to show you our work once again in the beautiful space of the Merryman Performing Arts Center!

Join us Saturday night from 4-8, when admission is just a free will donation to the Safe Center. Or join us Sunday from 11-4 for no admission fee. See you there!!

Nov
8
Fri
American Pop
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Box Tops had a string of hits including The Letter and others like Cry Like A Baby, Choo Choo Train and more. The Buckinghams enjoyed phenomenal success with hits like Kind Of A Drag, Back In Love Again and the national anthem of teenage love; Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song. See both bands in this special evening!

Tickets $41-$53 at www.pickmytickets.com

Nov
10
Sun
NE Jazz Orchestra
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, founded in 1975, is one of the Midwest’s premier big bands. Their concerts feature traditional big band compositions by jazz masters such as Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie as well as new compositions and arrangements.

Presented by the Kearney Concert Association.

For tickets and more information please visit www.kearneyconcerts.org

Nov
11
Mon
USAF Offutt Brass
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Offutt Brass is a 6-member brass and percussion component ensemble of the US Air Force Heartland of America Band. They are pleased to be performing this special Veterans’ Day concert!

Co-sponsored by the Kearney HUB

Nov
24
Sun
Moscow Ballet “Nutcracker”
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker”. 

Known for its award-winning dancers, lavish costumes, backdrops, its Russian focus, and the extraordinary talents of the company, the show is all performed to Tchaikovsky’s incomparable musical score.

Tickets range from $42-$64 and can be purchased at www.pickmytickets.com

Dec
2
Mon
Kearney Catholic School Concert
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Holiday bands and choirs concert

Dec
6
Fri
Sandi Patty
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

One of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and 40 Dove Awards, Sandi Patty is simply known as The Voice.

Sandi is the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music history, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and as an Indiana Living Legend in 2007. She has released over 30 albums.

The Merryman is proud to present this talented artist in a special holiday performance. Tickets are $37-$47 at www.pickmytickets.com.

Dec
8
Sun
Bell Choirs Concert
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

First United Methodist, First Presbyterian, First Lutheran, and Holy Cross churches’ annual bell choir holiday concert

Dec
19
Thu
Elf – The Musical
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Presented by Crane River Theater Company

Tickets available at the door before the show, at CraneRiverTheater.org or at 308-627-5796.

     Merryman Performing Arts Center
225 W. 22nd St.
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8297

       Monday – Friday    9am – 5pm
And by special appointment
      [email protected]

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The Merryman is equipped with a hearing loop and is wheelchair accessible.

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