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Local stars to shine at inaugural Rose Bowl Holiday Spectacular Saturday night

Three individual photos are of musicians. The two on the right are playing musical instruments. The individual on the left is adorned in a black shirt and a red Santa hat. The individual in the center is dressed in a green shirt and blue jeans, and is holding a guitar, wearing reindeer antlers. The individual on the right, also holding a guitar, is wearing a black shirt and a red Santa hat. The backdrop is a red curtain illuminated by stage lights. The image is in color, with the exception of the individual on the right, who is depicted in black and white.
Kenna Mae Reiss, Carrie Chandler, Chachi

Urbana’s beloved Rose Bowl Tavern is set to host its first-ever Rose Bowl Holiday Spectacular, promising a blend of holiday cheer, musical comedy, and communal spirit. Scheduled for Saturday, December 16th, the event invites attendees to experience a unique Christmas variety show from 8 pm to 10:00 pm, with doors opening at 7:30 pm. Priced at $10 for advance tickets and $15 on the day of the show, tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite. The Rose Bowl Tavern, known for its cozy atmosphere and commitment to local arts, offers a first-come, first-serve seating arrangement, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

The Holiday Spectacular features an impressive lineup of local artists, including Carrie Chandler, Kenna Mae Reiss, Chachi, Lauren White, Emily McKown, Dawna Nelson, Kathy Harden, Dyke Corson, Jacob Croegaert, Rob Sweedler, Dave Pride, Clayton Dearing, Brad Handsome, and special guest Mark Peaslee. This remarkable array of talent is set to deliver an evening full of laughter, music, and the warmth of the holiday season. The Rose Bowl Tavern’s initiative to bring together a diverse group of performers underlines its dedication to fostering community connections through entertainment. With all of the local stars involved, this event promises to be a memorable celebration of the festive season in Urbana, bringing together friends, family, and neighbors for an evening of joyous entertainment.

Inaugural Rose Bowl Holiday Spectacular
Rose Bowl Tavern
Sa December 16th, 8 p.m.
$15 – $30

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