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Don’t miss internationally-acclaimed countertenor Terry Barber as he performs a special concert Friday, August 2nd to benefit The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts and Michigan Legacy Art Park, two leading nonprofit arts organizations in Northern Michigan. The evening is presented by M R Products, Inc. of Copemish.

With an extraordinarily broad vocal range and natural fluency in many musical styles, Barber has been featured on some of the world’s most storied stages and has worked with many of the music industry’s most prestigious figures.

Barber’s playlist will include selections from Queen, Hamilton, Leonard Cohen, Cats, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Candide, Requiem and Irish, American, French and Australian folk songs. He will be accompanied by Sheryl Iott of Interlochen Center for the Arts and Chas Helge from Charlevoix Circle of Arts Dorothy Gerber Strings program.

Purchase your tickets online and select your seats. If you prefer to call and order your tickets call MyNorthTickets at 1-800-836-0717 or the Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts at 231-398-9770.

VIP Packages are assigned to the BOX SEATS (Only 20 Available)

PREMIUM Packages are assigned to the FIRST 6 ROWS on the main floor (Only 66 Available)

RESERVED SEATING is for ALL AGES and includes every other seat, including the balcony.

VIP and PREMIUM Packages include access to a private reception with Terry Barber following the concert - appetizers and drinks included.

6:30 PM Doors Open (drinks available for sale in Hardy Hall, explore the beautiful artwork in the newly renovated gallery)

7:00 PM Admission to the Theatre Begins

7:30 PM Program Begins (there will be one intermission)

9:30 PM Program Ends

9:30 PM Private Reception in Hardy Hall (Included in VIP and Premium Packages)


“We’re enormously excited to be partnering together in Manistee on what should be a very special night,” said Maree Mulvoy, President of Michigan Legacy Art Park. “Our mission has always been to celebrate creativity and the undeniable power of human expression and share that with audiences in our region so this concert is a perfect extension of those ideas,” she added.

The collaboration also brought praise from David Mix, Vice President of the Ramsdell's Board of Directors. “Having been one of the founding Board members of the Art Park over 25 years ago, I’m pleased to see that, through this concert, the park’s story is coming to the Ramsdell’s stage,” said Mix. “I’ve had the opportunity of seeing Terry’s wonderful programs in the park,” Mix added, “But bringing his concert to our venue in Manistee will give it a whole new feeling.”

“I’m so pleased to be sharing audience favorites from several of my tours in Manistee,” said Barber. “My personal mission always includes support of the arts so I’m especially proud to be involved in the success of these great organizations in the state where I was born,” he added.


The evening is presented by M R Products, Inc. of Copemish -- a portion of this show is supported in part by a grant received by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. Sponsorships are available by emailing [email protected]


All ticket sales are final. No refunds.


If you, or any member of your group, are photographed or filmed while on the Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts (City of Manistee) property by an authorized/staff photographer, the photo and/or video belongs to the photographer, and you release to the RRCA, its agents, and employees all rights to exhibit and market this work in print and electronic form publicly or privately, including social media websites.


A voting member of the Grammy Awards, Barber’s voice has appeared on every major record label, with Grammy-winning artists Madonna, Jewel, Chaka Khan, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Smith, and many more. Whether performing classical or popular favorites, he crafts what the Los Angeles Times called “performances of great vitality and verve.”


The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts manages and operates the Ramsdell Theatre under lease from the City of Manistee to be a vibrant regional center for cultural arts, education and community engagement. The RRCA is proud to serve its community and the region by programming quality arts and cultural entertainment.


Michigan Legacy Art Park is a nonprofit arts organization founded by internationally acclaimed artist David Barr in 1995 to enrich lives through experiences that connect art, nature, and Michigan’s history. Contemporary Art comes to life in the park’s permanent collection of almost 50 works, located in the midst of a 30-acre forest preserve. The Art Park hosts thousands of visitors and students annually, features miles of trails, world-class concerts outdoors, art and nature workshops, and extensive education programs. It is open every day of the year.

Venue Information

Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts
101 Maple Street
Manistee, MI 49660
+1 (231) 398-9770

Organizer Information

Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts

101 Maple Street
Manistee, MI 49660
+1 (231) 398-9770

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