Trouble Ahead: A Jerry Garcia Birthday Show

Friday, Aug. 04 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

Classic Rock

Trouble Ahead is a Grateful Dead inspired group of seasoned Chicago-area musicians who blend harmonies, chord voicing and improvisation to offer faithful renditions of classic Dead tunes - bringing the Dead to life.

Come join us as we mine the vast catalog of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, The Band, Jefferson Airplane and more and go "searching for the sound". Bring your dancing shoes and, as always, tie-dye and twirling are optional.

Brett Baxter – Drums, Vocals
Jim Bilger – Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Chrzan - Keyboards, Vocals
Tyler Mattson - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Craig Urban - Bass, Vocals
Judith Weirauch - Vocals

RESERVED SEATING DONATION option includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to The Acorn and guarantees you a seat with optimal sightlines. $25 Donation per ticket holder in your group.

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Box Office opens at 4pm ET
Starts 8:00pm, doors open 7:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

About The Acorn Center for the Performing Arts

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.

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