Lon Eldridge & Richard Daigle play a night of music Inspired by the Delta blues and swing. and John Prine-inspired original songs.”
Lon Eldridge and his handlebar moustache have graced stages throughout North America and in Europe and Japan, delivering his blend of Delta blues, swing and ragtime music with a demeanor that conjures up Leon Redbone. His intricate fingerstyle guitar work evokes the spirits of Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson and other greats.
New Orleans-born Richard Daigle discovered John Prine’s first album in the mid 70s and was immediately hooked. He had the pleasure of interviewing and having dinner with Prine years before the internet was a thing. One reviewer said of Daigle’s inaugural album, released in 2020, “it’s modern-day folk-rock music at its best.”
Four Fabulous singers, Olivia, Rivka, Katie, and Lynna join musicians Jason Montague, AJ John and Walter Ventura, to bring to life the hits of the Legendary Ladies of Country Music. Including songs from Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert and many others. Come join the Honky Tonk Divas for sassy good time.
It is Christmas in New York, but for a married couple named Jim and Della, the prospects are bleak as both are out of work and penniless. But their dilemma is solved when both part with their most precious possessions. This holiday musical, written by Courts & Germain & based in the classic O. Henry story will warm your heart all holiday season.
Magic at the Academy Theatre will help you make a couple of hours disappear before you know it! For card Magic, to sleight pf hand, to mentalism, you’ll experience the full gamut of illusory wonders! Bring the whole family.
Chris Moorman is an Atlanta magician who performs at corporate functions, private shows, and public events. Locally, Chris is seen at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta (Magic & Mixology), Academy Theatre in Hapeville (Sunday Variety Series), and Red Light Café (Atlanta Magic Night); and Chris performs across the country at events like Magic Monday LA in Santa Monica, California and in comedy clubs like Kellar’s Magic & Comedy Club in Erie, Pennsylvania. By day, Chris practices law. Magic is his passionate avocation. More information is available at www.chrisconjuring.com
Opening for Chris Moorman, Eddie Gammill is an Atlanta native. He has been seen in The Atlanta Opera in productions of The Merry Widow, Ariadne of Naxos and La Traviatta. He was also part of the Atlanta Opera Studio’s production of Dr. Miracle touring throughout Georgia. Eddie has performed in regional musical theater and opera in Chicago and New York City and aboard the S.S Independence with American Hawaii Cruises. He made his New York City Opera debut at Lincoln Center in Mathis der Maler and performed in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and La Traviata toured with the New York City Opera National Touring Company. He is excited about performing again with the Academy Theatre. Eddie first supported the Academy Theatre as a Dresser for Les Liaisons Dangereuses and then in the ensemble for two productions of A Christmas Carol. He started playing the Ukulele with his niece Shelby and continued to play daily during the COVID pandemic. Eddie is proud to be a volunteer at the Ponce de Leon Public Library once a month where he sings and plays for 30 three years old’s during Story Time!
Take exit 75 to Sylvan Rd/Central Ave. Turn east onto N. Central Ave. Academy Theatre will be on your left, just past Volare Bistro and across from the pedestrian bridge that crosses the railroad tracks on your right.
Take exit 239 Central Ave. Go west on Central Ave. and the theatre will be on your right just across from the pedestrian bridge.
FREE PARKING OPTIONS
Limited on-street parking is available on N. Central Ave. Public parking lots are available at Sam Hape Plaza (next to Hapeville Corner Tavern) and on North Fulton Avenue (across the street from the Hapeville Fire Department).
599 N. Central Ave.,
Hapeville, GA 30354
Wheelchair seating is available. Patrons can either transfer from their wheelchair to a seat, or a space will be cleared so that the patron may stay in their chair.