The Pasadena Playhouse invites everyone to “Shamrock-n-Roll at The Playhouse” at a community Saint Patrick’s Day concert event. Celebrate the opening of “One Night with Janis Joplin” http://www.examiner.com/article/spend-one-night-with-janis-joplin-at-the-pasadena-playhouseon Sunday, March 17, from 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. on El Molino Avenue in front of the theater.
The “Shamrock-n-Roll” event will feature an outdoor stage on which Dread Zeppelin, Cerny Brothers, Shillaly Brothers and Aquarius will perform free concerts. The Cherry Boom Boom dancers will perform 60s-style dancing in the evening hours of the event.
A beer garden, sponsored by Stone Brewing Company will be selling beer, wine and concessions in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day (21 and older, valid I.D. required for entry) along with several local food trucks selling their specialties. Zona Rosa will be hosting live music, a local rock ‘n’ roll themed art gallery and selling coffee beverages.
Local crafting store, little junebugs, will host face painting and “Crafty Bingo” from 1 – 5 p.m. and “Adult Crafting Cork Art” (18 and older, $15 admission charge) from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Janis Joplin’s psychedelically painted 1965 365c Porsche Cabriolet will be on display, in partnership with the Grammy Museum and courtesy of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Janis had purchased the Porsche in 1968 from a Beverly Hills dealership for $3,500 and asked friend Dave Richards to paint it psychedelic colors for $500. She was known to drive around Los Angeles with the top down, laughing with her carefree spirit. The Sierra Madre Collection will host a photo opportunity with the Porsche for a charitable donation, and additional classic Porsches will be on display. Other events and activities to be announced.
Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director of The Pasadena Playhouse states, “The Playhouse has a long and storied tradition of outreach to this community. Our theater will always be the very best place for the community to come together – as an audience, as citizens and as friends enjoying a fun time together! We want to celebrate our fantastic Janis Joplin show by bringing music to the streets and invite all to come and have a great time.”
“One Night with Janis Joplin” will play from March 15 – April 11, 2013. Call 626-356-7529 or visit The Pasadena Playhouse Box Office, or www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org.
The Pasadena Playhouse is located at 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.
For more information on the production, visit the official show website at www.OneNightWithJanisJoplin.com.
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