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Coles County Barbershop Choir 2022 Spring Concert

After a cold winter and chilly spring, come celebrate summer with the Coles County Chorus (CCC), as they present “In the Good Old Summertime” at 4 p.m. Saturday June 4th, at Eastern Illinois University.  The barbershop music concert will be held in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on the Dvorak Concert Hall stage.  General admission tickets are $20 each, $5 for Children 12 and under.  You can order your tickets online at:
or you can call the box office at 217-581-3110 to order tickets by phone.  You can also purchase tickets in person at the Doudna Box Office at 1860 S. 9th Street, Charleston, IL. or contact a CCC member for tickets.  The box office is open from noon to 5:00pm Tuesday through Thursday and from noon to 2:00pm on Fridays.  If you have any ticket questions, you can call 618-335-9237.


The show will present barbershop quartets, ensembles and feature the 2006 Barbershop Harmony Society International Champions Vocal Spectrum.  The CCC is a 30-man chorus with members from 16 different area communities with diverse occupations such as physicians, lawyers, farmers, students, factory workers and IT techs. In statewide barbershop competitions, CCC always finishes in the top five and are well known for their fun loving nature, philanthropic, and community outreach programs. Every year CCC holds a number of benefit concerts to support local food pantries, homeless shelters, and high school vocal music programs.



Each year following the show, the CCC hosts a dinner/program Afterglow.   This year it will be held at the Wesley United Methodist Church (2206 4th Street in Charleston) just a 3-minute drive from the show site.   Tickets must be purchased in advance before May 31st.   It will begin at 6:15 PM and the cost is $14.00.   Any CCC member will have tickets to sell or call Charlie (618) 335-9737 for tickets.


For more info about Coles County Chorus and barbershop singing visit their website at https://colescountychorus.com/.  If you are interested in joining the CCC as a singer feel free to talk to any CCC member or contact Doug Finkbiner at dfinkbiner@hotmail.com.


Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920 United States
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