Hot Tix for a cold winter: Comedians and live music at The Park Theatre and Seven Steps Up

From music to comedy, local stages are heating up with live acts in February. The Park Theatre has been showcasing more comedians in recent months, but it also still includes stellar live music acts. Seven Steps Up is a unique and intimate music venue in a historic setting.

Albert Lee

Sunday, Jan 30
Showtime — 7 p.m.
Seven Steps Up, 116 S Jackson St, Spring Lake
$35-$45

https://bit.ly/01302022

Known to many as “the guitar player’s guitar player” and “Mr. Telecaster,” Albert Lee is praised as a Grammy award winner for Best Country Instrumental Performance, UK Americana Award winner for Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award, and Guitar Player Magazine’s Best Country Guitarist five consecutive times.


Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds

Saturday Feb. 5
Showtime — 7:30 p.m.
The Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave., Holland
$12 advance; $15 day of show

parktheatreholland.ludus.com/index.php?show_id=13938

Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds (wsg August — the band) — a four-piece, female-led, folk-rock-world fusion band out of Ann Arbor. Their musical roots range from Middle-Eastern to Americana, from rock to Latin influences — all stirred with a Celtic fiddler’s bow.


Marrakesh Express, Crosby Stills, Nash, and Young tribute band

Saturday, Feb. 12
Showtime — 7 p.m.
The Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave., Holland
$25 to $50

parktheatreholland.ludus.com/index.php?step=seats

Marrakesh Express is the world’s only touring CSNY tribute band and reproduces the band's complex songs and layered harmonies. Marrakesh Express takes the audience back to the late '60s with CSNY's hippie vibe.



Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra with special guest Derek Brown

Sunday, Feb. 13
Showtime — 3 p.m.
The Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave., Holland
$10-$20

parktheatreholland.ludus.com/index.php?step=seats

Ground breaking saxophonist Derek Brown will join the Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra with his "BEATBoX SAX" style, using innovative, mind-bending techniques to take the saxophone where it's never gone before.


Dan Rodriguez wsg Anna Rose

Saturday, Feb 19
Showtime — 8 p.m.
Seven Steps Up, 116 S Jackson St, Spring Lake
$25-$35

https://bit.ly/02192022

Dan Rodriguez is a native Michigander initially from the Detroit area and he’s coming back to the mitten! His songs have been featured in Budweiser & Mille Lite commercials, and his newest album "25 Years" is his most prolific and widely distributed album to date, featuring songs that have been placed in major ads as well as widely played Spotify playlists. 


Marielle Kraft + Skout

Sunday, Feb 20
Showtime — 7 p.m.
Seven Steps Up, 116 S Jackson St, Spring Lake
$20-$30

https://bit.ly/02202022

Marielle Kraft, Grand Champion of the Mid-Atlantic Singer-Songwriter Competition, is joined by Skout who is a gifted storyteller who shares her ups and downs through her music.


Tony Hinchcliffe 

 
Friday, February 25
Showtimes — 7 and 9:30 p.m.
The Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave., Holland
$25-$35

Early show: https://www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/tony-hinchcliffe-live-at-park-theatre

Late show: https://www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/tony-hinchcliffe-live-at-park-theatre-2022-01-032211196982

Tony started stand-up comedy at the world-famous Comedy Store in Hollywood in 2007. An amazing comedy club known for being a hub of development, Tony used the darkness and freedom of the club to mend his trademark style of dark edgy jokes and seamlessly going in and out of material and crowdwork. While constantly doing standup he has also written for the last five Comedy Central Roasts and hosts his popular live podcast KillTony. His popularity began to thrive in 2014 after becoming a regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience. 

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Coming up next month:

Michael Ian Black
Michael Ian Black

Thursday, March 10
Showtime — 7:30 p.m.
The Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave, Holland
$25-$35

fullhousecomedy.com/events/michael-ian-black-2022-01-041603231937

Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. He most recently starred in TVLand's “The Gaffigan Show” and Comedy Central’s “Another Period.” 

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band
John Jorgenson Bluegrass BandFriday, March 25
Showtime — 7 p.m.
Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon
$20-$35

muskegonartmuseum.org/event/j2b2-john-jorgenson-bluegrass-band/

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band will perform in concert at the Muskegon Museum of Art. The band’s undeniable live shows have received stellar reviews and have the
bluegrass world buzzing. The four combine forces to form a spot-on union of impeccable virtuosity, incomparable songwriting, incredible harmony vocals and seasoned showmanship.

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