B.E.S.T. Performance Series

B.E.S.T Performance Series

The B.E.S.T. Series (Bringing Ellijay Sensational Talent) , founded in 1992, began in 1993 and has continued its commitment to bring sensational, award winning live concerts to our community numerous times each year. In 2000 the B.E.S.T Series began focusing on Grammy, Tony, Oscar, CMA and other award winning artists to continue to bring ever-better talent to our stage. Past performances have included Ricky Scaggs, Atlanta Boy Choir, The Atlanta Symphony and Atlanta Pops Orchestra, Asleep at the Wheel, Rita Coolidge, Mark O’Conner, John Jorgenson, Sandi Patty, Jerry Reed, Shanana, The Nutcracker Ballet, Ralph Stanley, Mickey Rooney, Jimmy Webb, Kathy Mattea and many more. We showcase excellence, and all who attend these concerts share in the magic together.

All performances will be held at the Ellijay Elementary School. Performances start at 7:30 pm, doors and will call open at 7:00 pm.

All tickets are general admission and cost $27.50 plus processing fees & taxes.
Buy Season Tickets and get a 10% discount on each show, season tickets cost $123.75 plus processing fees & taxes.
As a member of Gilmer Arts you get an additional 10% off Season Tickets, member season tickets cost $110 plus processing fees & taxes.

Member Season Tickets
Members get an additional 10% off Season Tickets. Call the office to purchase your Member Season Tickets at 706-635-5605 or send us an email (gilmerarts@gilmerarts.org) and we will send you the link to purchase them online.
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B.E.S.T. Series #1 – Mountain Faith Band

December 9 @ 7:30 pm

Buy your Tickets Now! Since the year 2000, The Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana / Roots music to audiences from coast to coast at Fairs, Festivals, Colleges, Universities, Performing Arts Centers, Corporate Events, and Churches. When their tour schedule allows, you may find the band performing a prepared program to promote literacy and character education at elementary and high schools along their route. Visiting hospitals to bring joy and entertainment to those who could use a lift…

B.E.S.T. Series #2 – Three on a String

January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

 Buy your Tickets Now! In 2016, Three on a String celebrated 45 years in the entertainment business, a remarkable feat in today’s fast changing society.       Jerry and Bobby performed as a duet for one show at Horse Pens 40 near Steel, AL in 1971. George Pruitt, a big band music veteran suggested they add a bass and thus Three on a String was born. Some personel changes and lots of one-nighters eventually evolved into performances with symphony orchestras in several states…

B.E.S.T. Series #3 – Legendary Guitarist Doyle Dykes

February 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Buy your Tickets Now! Although influenced by a wide variety of musical styles and musicians from the country of Chet Atkins to the rock and roll of Duane Eddy and the Beatles, Doyle has developed a distinct, recognizable sound that amazes audiences with skill while capturing hearts with sincerity and soul. Doyle’s appreciation for various styles of music is reflected in his albums as they include signature compositions like “Jazz in the Box” and “Martha’s Kitchen” and hymns like the…

B.E.S.T. Series #4 – Celtic Women Star Vocalist Chloe Agnew & Dermot Kiernan in a St. Patrick’s Celebration

March 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Buy your Tickets Now! Chloë Agnew is a singer, song writer and actress from Dublin, Ireland now living and working in LA.  Chloë Agnew  gained fame for her integral part as the youngest and one of the original members of the internationally acclaimed music group Celtic Woman since she was just 14. Chloë was  born in Dublin, Ireland,  to Irish entertainer Adéle "Twink" King and Irish oboist David Agnew. Coming from parents in the entertainment industry, Chloë was practically born on…

B.E.S.T. Series #5 – Jim Witter

April 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Buy your Tickets Now! The return of Canadian CMA award winner Jim Witter and band with his amazing revue of Lennon and McCartney called the “Long and Winding Road”. Full band, video production, etc and Jim’s great audience connection he showed with his 70’s revue from 2015, Piano Men “The Long and Winding Road” features about 30 songs from the Lennon-McCartney catalog, including “Yesterday,” “Penny Lane,” “Hey Jude” and “Let It Be.” The multimedia production uses screens to display images…

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