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The Dixie Reopens with ‘Purple Rain’

The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center will offer a special rendition of Prince’s “Purple Rain” with shows on Saturday, December 19 presented by the Black Jacket Symphony.

HUNTINGDON (December 8) – After COVID-19 disrupted most of the 2019-20 season, The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center announced it will welcome patrons back to the Hal Holbrook Theatre with Black Jacket Symphony presents Prince’s “Purple Rain.”

Treat yourself to an early Christmas present as the Black Jacket Symphony recreates the rock icon’s classic album live in its entirety – note for note, sound for sound – Saturday, December 19, with shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

In addition to the “Purple Rain” album, Black Jacket Symphony’s setlist will include some of Prince’s greatest hits, including favorites “When Doves Cry,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” and “I Would Die For You.”

Throughout the past 10 years, the Black Jacket Symphony has performed more than 35 classic rock albums, bringing an incredible night of entertainment to over a million music lovers across the US. Fans across the country flock to their shows – and once you see one, you won’t miss another. It’s a full night of rock and roll magic – plus a visual experience unlike any other!

The Dixie is taking the necessary COVID-19 precautions to keep its audience and staff safe with social-distanced seating. The 7:30 p.m. show is sold out, and limited tickets remain for the 2 p.m. matinee at $25, $30, and $35. To be placed on the waitlist or to purchase tickets to the 2 p.m. show, call The Dixie’s Box Office at 731-986-2100.

The Black Jacket Symphony experience is a part of The Premier Realty Group Legend

Series at The Dixie with show sponsor Tosh Farms and media partner JJ 97.7. For more

information about this show and other upcoming events, classes and workshops, visit

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