SCCA concert season kicks off in September

Published 11:38 am Thursday, August 29, 2019

It may sound cliche, but with country, beach, big band, military, piano and rock music planned — the 72nd season of the Stanly County Concert Association has something to offer just about everyone.

“As we plan our seasons far in advance, we give much consideration to various venues of entertainment, what our audience loves, various kinds of music and diversity,” Charlotte Maness, president of SCCA, said.

The season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 with Nashville Legacy, featuring Meagan Taylor, the niece of guitar legend Chet Atkins, and Jason Coleman, the grandson of pianist Floyd Cramer. (More information on this show will appear in the Sept. 12 edition of The Stanly News & Press.)

A free show at 3 p.m. Nov. 3 brings the 440th Army Band to Albemarle. This show is co-sponsored by the Albemarle Rotary Club.

“What can be more thrilling than a great military band?” Maness asks.

The Rowan Big Band All-Stars return at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 for a Christmas show.

Fans of ABBA are encouraged to attend ABBA-Mania at 3 p.m. Feb. 16, 2020.

Beach music favorite The Embers, featuring Craig Woolard, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 21, 2020.

“This will be our early beach party with the dance floor waiting for you,” Maness said.

Closing out the series is musician Paul Saik at 7:30 p.m. April 18, 2020.

Tickets are on sale at Starnes Jewelers and the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center. Each show is performed at the Agri-Civic Center.

Visit for more information, artists websites and a printable membership form.

Individual tickets are $20.

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