Main Stage Series
The Sumter Opera House continues to build upon the impressive lineup of national acts that are part of their newly named Main Stage Series with more artists announced throughout the year. In order to stay up-to-date on all the entertainment that will be part of the Main Stage Series, be sure to return to this page, follow the Opera House on social media, or sign up for our weekly e-Newsletter! Click below to browse upcoming events and discover the Sumter Opera House! Interested in becoming a Member? Learn more here.
All shows begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Sweet Baby James Tribute Show
January 14, 2021
Happy Birthday JT! Nashville’s Sweet Baby James — America’s #1 James Taylor tribute — brings his solo-acoustic “Walking Man” tour to Sumter on March 12 (James Taylor’s actual birthday!). Bill Griese, aka “Sweet Baby James”, sings & plays so much like Taylor, you can close your eyes and imagine you're listening to the legend in person. Come hear your favorites, like Fire & Rain, You've Got a Friend, Shower the People, Sweet Baby James, and more. And see why audiences call SBJ "The next best thing to seeing James himself!"
January 23, 2021
Humorist Debbie Childers is a fun-loving speaker full of hilarious and inspiring stories from events in her own personal life. We all need people in our life that can lift us up when we're down, and Debbie said she finds her own special talent in being able to make people laugh and smile. She will be opening for Jeanne Robertson in April and is coming back to entertain our crowds with stories from everyday life using her quick wit and profanity-free comedy.
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
March 20, 2021
It’s been more than 50 years since Martha Reeves boarded that rented bus on the first Motown Review. Over the next decade, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas would be a constant presence on the music charts, as well as on television and top venues around the world. With the unmistakable voice that helped define “the sound of young America,” Reeves reigns today as one of music’s most beloved and acclaimed female singers.
Sons of Mystro
March 25, 2021
Have you ever been serenaded by a musical duo that plays over ten different genres of popular music using the violin instead of their voices to literally express the lyrics of a song? If not, then get ready for a real treat. Brothers Malcolm and Umoja, use their classic violin skills to play contemporary music. Born to a Barbadian mother and Jamaican father they honed their skills in the south Florida public school system, but are now touring and sharing their Reggae style music with the world.