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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Calendar > Arts and Culture

Bethel Woods plans busy weekend

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will make its debut on June 27.
The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will be busy this weekend, with shows all three days:

Friday, June 26
Grammy-award winning, multiple-platinum album selling rock group Train headlines a 7 p.m. pavilion show (doors open at 6 p.m.) along with special guest The Fray and Matt Nathanson. The Fray also boasts several top 10 hits and gold-selling albums.

Saturday, June 27
Headliner, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, makes its debut at Bethel Woods at the pavilion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for 7:30 p.m. show. No alcohol will be permitted or sold at this show. The 360-member chorus of men and women, all volunteers, has performed to acclaim all over the world. The Choir will be joined by its companion ensemble, the Orchestra at Temple Square.
Opening act will be Alex Boyé, a member of the Choir who has also enjoyed solo success. Last year, along with the One Voice Children's Choir, he created a version of the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen. It was selected as YouTube's best pop cover of 2014 and was seen tens of millions of times.

Sunday, June 28
Yankee legend Bernie Williams makes his Bethel Woods debut in the Event Gallery. Doors open at 3 p.m. for the 4 p.m. show. Williams has become known for his music since retiring. His albums have charted on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz list and have featured Bruce Springsteen, Jon Secada, Dave Koz, and renowned studio musicians. His “Ritmo de Otono” album was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Album in 2009.

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