Big name entertainment isn’t exclusive to the big city. Here are eight great spring shows at Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem. There’s nothing quite like a night out to see a show. Extend the date night, girls’ night or road trip with a stay at The Sayre Mansion. Located less than two miles from the Event Center, you can avoid the traffic and enjoy exceptional hospitality in elegant surroundings.
He’s an actor, author and playwright but is best known for his stand-up comedy. Dubbed the “King of the Rant,” Black got his big break on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” His segments, known as “Back in Black” railed on any number of topics he found aggravating. His live stand up show features the same no holds barred brand of comedy. Current events, social media, pop culture- nothing is off the table.
Audiences recognize Chelsea Handler from her seven-year stint on E!’s popular talk show, “Chelsea Lately.” She followed that up with a new talk show on Netflix, which taped 120 episodes. Her memoir released last year, “Life Will Be the Death of Me” debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. After a successful book tour, the entertainer is as in demand as ever with a new stand-up comedy tour, podcast on iHeartRadio and recently released documentary on Netflix titled, “Hello Privilege, It’s Me Chelsea.”
Air Supply recorded some of the most loved ballads of the 1980s. Songs such as “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” and “Making Love Out of Nothing of All” made the duo one of the biggest bands of the decade. Together lead singer Russell Hitchcock’ and songwriter Graham Russell have sold over 40 million records in a career that spans over 40 years.
Since he burst on the scene in the early 200s, the rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer has been a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry. His first number one single in the US “Give Me Everything” brought mainstream fame. Pitbull has sold over 100 million records worldwide and racked up number one singles in 15 countries. The Grammy Award winner has also established himself as a successful brand ambassador, entrepreneur, activist and philanthropist. He has collaborated with everyone from Jennifer Lopez and Chris Brown to Shakira and even country superstar Blake Shelton. The recently released Libertad548 follows up smash hits such as “Fireball,” “Don’t Stop the Party” and “Get it Started.”
In a career that’s spanned nearly 50 years, Reba McEntire has conquered country music, Broadway and Hollywood. During the 1980s and 1990s she churned out hit after hit with country music staples such as “Whoever’s in New England,” “Little Rock,” “Sunday Kind of Love,” “Cathy’s Clown,” “Does He Love You” and “On My Own.” She caught the acting bug while filming music videos and began a second career with appearances in a number of films including “Tremors,” and “North” as well as countless TV movies. In 2001 she made the leap to Broadway appearing as “Annie Oakley” in a critically acclaimed revival of the musical “Annie Get Your Gun.” She quickly followed that up with a title role in the WB sitcom “Reba.” The series ran for six seasons and continues to air in syndication. McEntire is recognized as one of the most successful female recording artists of all time. She’s sold over 56 million albums worldwide, is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and won 15 American Music Awards. Her accolades also include seven Country Music Awards and two Grammy Awards.
When he’s not hosting his Emmy Award winning HBO show, “Real Time,” Bill Maher likes to return to his stand-up comedy roots. He takes his act on the road performing at least 50 dates across the country each year. Maher is known for his acerbic wit, biting sense of humor and political takedowns. His TV show guests have included world leaders, movie stars, entertainers and sports legends.
As one of today’s most prolific songwriters and music producers, David Foster is stepping into the spotlight himself with a 50-city nationwide tour. The performances are a prelude to his entree into Broadway. He’s writing the music for an upcoming new musical about the iconic animated character, Betty Boop. Composing music for superstars such as Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and Madonna has earned Foster 44 Grammy Awards. He also played a key role in launching the careers of Celine Dion, Josh Groban and Michael Buble. The PBS specials Hit Man and The Hit Man Returns chronicled Foster’s prolific career, which included penning “Glory of Love” and “Grown-Up Christmas List,”
After a 50-year career and a string of hits, a Dennis DeYoung concert often feels like a sing along. Audiences can expect to hear classics such as “Come Sail Away,” “Best of Times,” “Lady,” “Mr. Roboto” and “Show Me the Way.” With 35 million albums sold worldwide, Styx is one of the most enduring bands of its time.
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Ladies Night Package is made for fun
See a show at Wind Creek Event Center and enjoy an overnight stay in the Carriage House Apartment with room for six. There will be a wine and cheese platter waiting in your accommodations plus everything you need to make mimosas. The package includes a $25 Uber gift card so you can leave your car in our parking lot and have a care-free evening. Check availability and book today.