Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Shamrock-n-Roll in Pasadena March 17

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran Executive Director), announced today that a “SHAMROCK-N-ROLL at The Playhouse” community Saint Patrick’s Day concert event will celebrate the opening of ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN on Sunday, March 17, from 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m on El Molino Avenue in front of the theatre.

The “SHAMROCK-N-ROLL” event will feature an outdoor stage where Dread Zeppelin, Cerny Brothers, Shillaly Brothers and Aquarius will perform free concerts.  The Cherry Boom Boom dancers will perform 60s-style dancing in the evening hours of the event.  A beer garden, sponsored by Stone Brewing Company will be selling beer, wine and concessions in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day (21 and older, valid I.D. required for entry) along with several local food trucks selling their specialties.  Zona Rosa will be hosting live music, a local rock ‘n’ roll themed art gallery and selling coffee beverages.  Local crafting store, little junebugs, will host face painting and “Crafty Bingo” from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and “Adult Crafting Cork Art” (18 and older, $15 admission charge) from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Janis Joplin’s psychedelically painted 1965 365c Porsche Cabriolet will be on display, in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum and courtesy of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.  Janis had purchased the Porsche in 1968 from a Beverly Hills dealership for $3,500 and asked friend Dave Richards to paint it psychedelic colors for $500.  She was known to drive around Los Angeles with the top down, laughing with her carefree spirit.  The Sierra Madre Collection will host a photo opportunity with the Porsche for a charitable donation, and additional classic Porsches will be on display.  Other events and activities to be announced.

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will play from March 15 – April 11, 2013 with a press opening on March 17 at 5:00 p.m.  The Pasadena Playhouse is located at 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.  The performance schedule is Tuesday through Friday at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Single show ticket prices for ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN range from $64.00 - $94.00, with Premium Seating available for $100.00 - $125.00.  Service and theatre restoration fees apply to all purchases.  Tickets are available by calling The Pasadena Playhouse Box Office at 626-356-7529.  On non-performance dates, the Box Office is open Tuesday – Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  On performance dates, the Box Office is open Tuesday – Saturday from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are available 24 hours a day at  Group Sales (tickets for 8 or more people) are available by calling 626-921-1161. For additional information on The Pasadena Playhouse, please For additional information on the production, please visit,, or

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