UPCOMING EVENTS

To Honor the late Burl Ives

Thursday, June 14, 2018

(June 14th would have been Burl Ives' birthday)

Celebrating Burl Ives birth place Jasper County

Newton, Illinois

'Jasper County' Written by Randy Sparks, who is singing lead on this recording of  The New Christy Minstrels on their 'NICE TIME TO BE ALIVE' CD available at live concerts, and will be available from the on-line Store soon to be posted.

Thursday, June 14th is Burl Ives' birthday, and The 200 year anniversary of the State of Illinois, and Flag Day

Presenting the Burl Ives Mobile Museum

available for Concert Ticket holders.

Two Day Celebration Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Peterson Park Pavillion

located on the north side of Newton  along IL Rte. 130

Newton, Illinois

FREE TO PUBLIC CONCERT

11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Randy Sparks & The Cockamamie Quartette

12:00 Noon on throughout the afternoon

FREE TO PUBLIC MUSIC JAM & SPECIAL EVENTS

JAM SESSION with all ages!  Bring your instruments and happy faces for a fun time with music.

~~~~~~~

Friday, June 15, 2018

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The New Christy Minstrels Foundation Concert

FREE to the Public (all ages) historical and educational

demonstration of instruments, and concert of

Folk Music.

Newton Community High School

Auditorium

101 West End Avenue

Newton, Illinois 62448

------------------------------------------------------

(Also) Friday, June 15, 2018

7:00 PM Concert

Tickets $20 Each

Regular concert with Meet & Greet after concert for autographs

The New Christy Minstrels®

Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks

Newton Community High School

Auditorium

101 West End Avenue

Newton, Illinois 62448

Tickets $20.00

All proceeds to benefit The New Christy Minstrels Foundation free-to-schools concerts across the country to show that music is more than something that vibrates your car.

FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION:  Phone 618-863-1259

Email:  embarrasrivertourism@psbnewton.com

Box office hours 10am-2pm, Mon-Fri. Mail checks to Embarras River Tourism Council, P. O. Box 123, Newton, IL, 62448  Sorry, they are unable to accept credit cards at this time.

 --------------------------------------------------------

Brownville, Nebraska Two-Days of Music & Fun!

Day One

Sunday, Father's Day, June 17, 2018

Father's Day on the River with

The New Christy Minstrels, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks!

Concert 2:00 PM

Aboard

The River Inn

72898 648A Avenue, Brownville, Nebraska 68321

The Burl Ives Mobile Museum will be displayed for all Ticket holders.

Concert tickets are $20.00 each

Concert Tickets available at the River Inn by calling 402-825-6441,

and at the Brownville Market, 308 Main Street, Brownville,

or by calling 402-825-1240 or email John Lauber at johnlauber@windstream.net

 

5:30 PM  Sunday, June 17th Dinner Cruise and boat ride up the river and back, aboard The Spirit of Brownville, Price is $29.95 + tax for dinner and the boat ride on The Spirit of Brownsville ~~~ Boarding at the River Inn, will be back in time for those who want to attend The New Christy Minstrels® Concert at 7:30 PM, (Separate $20 Ticket).

Stay at the River Inn includes a sit down served breakfast.  $120 plus tax

http://www.river-inn-resort.com/river-inn-resort.html

Concert 7:30 PM

Aboard

The River Inn

72898 648A Avenue, Brownville, Nebraska 68321

Concert tickets are $20.00 each

Concert Tickets available at the River Inn by calling 402-825-6441,

and at the Brownville Market, 308 Main Street, Brownville,

or by calling 402-825-1240 or email John Lauber at johnlauber@windstream.net

Brownville, Nebraska Two-Days of Music & Fun!

Day Two

Monday, June 18, 2018

Concert 2:00 PM

The Brownville Concert Hall

Corner of 2nd and Atlantic Streets

Brownville, Nebraska 68321

Concert tickets are $20.00 each

Concert Tickets available at the Brownville Market

308 Main Street, Brownville, Nebraska

or by calling 402-825-1240 or email John Lauber at johnlauber@windstream.net

--------------------------------------------------------

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Randy Sparks

In Concert

Performing some of his original Cowboy Songs!

Concert 2:00 PM

The Main

24266 Main Street

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Click Here For Tickets & Information soon to be posted

--------------------------------------------------------

Friday, July 27, 2018

Back by popular demand!

~~~Special  SENIOR  DISCOUNT  on  ALL  Tickets!~~~

As a 'Thank You' for asking us back!

The Bankhead Theater

2400 1st Street
Livermore, California 94551

Concert 8:00 PM

Click Here For Tickets & Information

--------------------------------------------------------

 Saturday, July 28, 2018

   New Christy Minstrels Foundation

&

Mokelumne Fire Department

Dinner & Concert

Benefit

Featuring The NCM family members

Chuck Cole

Jennifer Lind

Saturday, July 28, 2018

DOORS OPEN 5:30

No Host Bar & Wonderful Wines

DINNER 6:30 PM

Steak, Salad, Pasta, Desert

CONCERT 7:30 PM

The New Christy Minstrels®, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks

Saint Joachim Catholic Church Recreation Hall

13392 East Lockeford Ranch Road

Lockeford, California 95237

Tickets $45.00 must be purchased by July 27, 2018, and this is certain to be a SELL OUT!  Please be advised to BUY TICKETS EARLY.

Tickets Available Now in These Locations:

Mokelumne Rural Fire District

13157 East Brandt Road

Lockeford, California 95237

(209) 727-0564

&

Ag Industrial Manufacturing

110 South Beckman Road

Lodi, California 95240

(209) 369-1994

--------------------------------------------------------

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Randy Sparks' 85th Birthday

Featuring The NCM family members

Chuck Cole

Jennifer Lind

This is a must-see concert of The New Christy Minstrels®, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks, with the special addition of The NCM musical family members Chuck Cole, and Jennifer Lind,  on the 85th birthday of Randy Sparks, in this wonderful outdoor amphitheater in the 'chicken' town of Fair Oaks, California. It is not unusual to see chickens strolling down the isles to enjoy the show!

Fair Oaks Amphitheatre

7991 California Avenue 

Fair Oaks, CA 95628 

Gates Open 6:30 PM     Concert 7:30 PM

Click Here For Tickets & Information

--------------------------------------------------------

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Historic Yuma Theatre

254 S. Main Street

Yuma, Arizona 85364

Concert 7:00 PM

Click Here For Tickets & Information

Seating chart - Assigned seating $25.00 each, First Come First Serve

Click Here For Seating Chart

--------------------------------------------------------

~~~ 2019 ~~~

--------------------------------------------------------

Friday, January 9, 2019

Community Performance & Art Center

1250 W Continental Road 

Green Valley, Arizona 85622

Two Concert Times

3:00 PM

&

7:00 PM

Click Here For Tickets & Information

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Randy Sparks & The Cockamamie Quartette

(With Four People)

~~~Four of the Gold Nuggets of The NCM performing their Coffee House era comedy and music show~~~

Friday, January 11, 2019

Presented by

Friends of the Bouse Library

Concert in the Bouse Elementary School Auditorium

44936 Joshua Drive

Bouse, Arizona 75325

Concert 2:00 PM

For Tickets & Information

Call Pat Walch  208-949-2022

For more information on

Randy Sparks & The Cockamamie Quartette

Visit: www.thecockamamiequartette.com

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Saturday, January 12, 2019

11th Annual Salute To Hi Jolly

The Quartzsite Improvement Association

Quartzsite, Arizona

Two Concerts

2:00 PM

&

7:00 PM

Click Here For Tickets & Information

--------------------------------------------------------

Friday, January 18, 2019

Concert in Rio Verde, Arizona

Details to Follow

--------------------------------------------------------

Friday, February 7, 2019

Venice Performing Arts Center

1 Indian Avenue

Venice, Florida 34285

Concert 7:00 PM

 Click Here For Tickets and Information