Newberry Opera House prepares for new season

The Newberry Opera House is set to unveil its 22nd season.

With new programming and new paint on walls, The Opera House is ready to raise the curtain on another season with a variety of shows and experiences for everyone. Tickets went on sale to the public today, Thursday, August 8 at 10 am.

Kicking off the 2019-20 season is Opera House alum Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder a bluegrass and country icon with 15 Grammy awards to date, Restless Heart known for the timeless hits “When She Cries,” and “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” ‘The Party Band of the South’ The Swingin’ Medallions wrap up August.

Other notable headliners this season include the pioneer of soul music, multi-Grammy winning artist and producer William Bell, Edwin McCain, 90s Rock band Everclear, the award-winning Broadway musical – “Once,” Bluegrass and IBMA winners Dailey & Vincent.

The Opera house welcomes back Travis Tritt, Paul Thorn, The Malpass Brothers, The Isaacs (this time with Football Hall of Fame inductee Terry Bradshaw), James Gregory, Capitol Steps, The Marshall Tucker Band, and many more. New performers to the Newberry Opera House this season include Stop Light Observations, Jackyl, The Don Felder Band, Blue Öyster Cult, The Kingdom Choir, in total there will be more than 150 shows.

Make sure to be on the lookout for the return of free Enhanced Experiences. You can find these and more information about the shows listed under the show name in the brochure or on the artist page of the NOH website.

Arrive early and have a chance to win a $100 NOH gift card by participating in Night Fever’s (Bees Gees Tribute band) 70s costume contest or Black Jacket Symphony’s Prince Tribute 80s costume contest. Enjoy a Season Kick Off Happy Hour prior to Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder or enjoy a beer-tasting before Unspoken Tradition. These just scratch the surface. For more information, look in the 2019-20 season brochure or visit

Paid Enhanced Experiences this season include a meet and greet with John Berry, the return of the very popular “Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy” prior to the Christmas classic The Nutcracker, an option to purchase premium seating and a meet and greet experience with Marty Stuart, and an opportunity to meet the Football legend Terry Bradshaw prior to his show with The Isaacs.

Get into the holiday spirit with The Nutcracker and ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas, as well as the new holiday show Rhythm of the Yuletide Dance, an Irish Dance show from the people that brought you Rhythm of the Dance. Don’t miss South Carolina native and country singer John Berry play holiday favorites, as well as his original music in this Christmas concert.

The Make Your Own series returns with even more shows available in the build your own package. Most shows are available for this package. Purchase four shows and save 10 percent, eight shows and save 15 percent, or twelve shows for a 20 percent discount, performances must be purchased together.

You can buy tickets by visiting the Newberry Opera House Box Office at 1201 McKibben Street in Downtown Newberry, call 803-276-6264, or visit The Opera House offers military, group, AAA, and student discounts to select shows, call the Box Office at 803-276-6264 or visit for more information on these discounts.