Abita Opry, Inc. presents the first of its fall concert series for 2021 on Saturday, September 18, 2021.
Abita Opry performances are held on third Saturdays in the Fall and Spring in the months of September, October, November, March, April and May. The shows are from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. In addition to the main stage lineup, a live performance will also be held on the front porch for an hour before each show.
Admission is $20 per seat, all seats. To purchase, call Kathy Armand at (504) 214-7777. All season tickets purchased in anticipation of the Spring 2020 season that did not materialize will be honored. Some General Admission tickets will be available at the door but advance purchase is highly recommended, as the Opry has many season ticket holders. In case of sell-out, the concert can also be seen on closed circuit TV on the front porch, and some outside seating will be available.
MUSIC LINEUP - Descriptions provided by Abita Opry coordinator Brian Gowland
The Steve Anderson Group
One of our most popular house bands ever for the Abita Springs Opry. Steve is a natural country singer. He has a very broad repertoire of songs that most of us are familiar with. He is joined on vocals with another popular singer, Jan Biggs. We have watched this group continue to improve through the years, and their ability to always come up with fresh material. They always set the bar for the other acts to follow.
Crispin Schroeder Band
Crispin is a local guy who is well known among musicians and music fans in this area. He can perform a variety of musical types. He recently teamed up with his son to form this, his latest group. He as been busy performing and will bring this eclectic performance to the Opry stage.
The Driskill Mountain Boys
This very well-known group led by Adolphus Warren, are among the best-known bluegrass groups in this area. They have been performing bluegrass in its purest form for a very long time. They deliver that familiar musical style with drive and energy, and always pleases the audiences at the Opry. We welcome them back to the Opry.
Ben Redwine Jazz Band
Ben is one of the best-known traditional jazz musicians in the New Orleans area. Traditional New Orleans Jazz is very popular with our audience. He promises to bring a six-piece jazz band to our stage. We have discovered through the years never to ask who is in the group. When a noteworthy jazz musicians promises a band, it might be gathered the week of the show, but New Orleans Jazz musicians are so skillful that good band leaders will surround themselves with good musicians. Ben will do exactly that.
ABOUT ABITA SPRINGS OPRY
The Abita Springs Opry is produced by the nonprofit organization, Abita Opry Inc. whose mission is to preserve and present Louisiana "Roots" music, with music being played primarily acoustically, in its original form. Learn more about the Abita Opry and current performing artists, and watch past performances online, at www.abitaopry.org.