Chanute Entertainment Series will open the new season with one of the most popular forms of musical performance – a cappella. Ball In The House will visit Chanute on Friday, Oct. 11, to perform at the Memorial Auditorium at 7 pm.

Based in Boston, Mass., and having been in existence for more than 20 years, the group is a highly sought after vocal band that performs more than 200 concerts per year. Their special brand of music combines R&B, soul, and pop that brings all ages to their shows. They have played theaters, performing arts centers, fairs, festivals, and private parties. They have opened for such luminaries as The Beach Boys, The Jonas Brothers, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and Lionel Richie.

They have traveled the world over headlining both the 2016 and 2018 China International Chorus Festival. Also in 2016, they won the Boston Harmony Sweepstakes and were voted APCA Band of the Year and Best of Boston for Outstanding Musical Performers. For six years Ball In The House were the voices behind all the Cool Whip commercials and recently wrote and performed the jingle for Amazon’s Prime Day. Some of the favorite tunes: My Girl,  Stayin’ Alive,  Signed Sealed Delivered, Blank Space, Treasure,  That’s The Way,  All of Me.

Thanks to Music Booster Club, CHS Comet Chorale and RMS Vocal Plus will have had the opportunity to attend a 2 pm workshop presented by BITH and will each open the performance with a selection from their own repertoires and the join BITH in the finale singing My Girl.

If not already a member of the Chanute Entertainment Series (season membership still available), purchase a single show ticket - adults $25 or students $5. For information, contact auditorium manager at 431-5229 or (800) 735-5229.

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