Christian Porter Band to perform at Sherman Theater Concerts on the Creek

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Concert scheduled for August 13 in an outdoor venue

The Sherman Theater has announced that local favorite The Christian Porter Band will perform at the Concerts on the Creek Summer Series sponsored by ESSA Bank and Trust at ESSA Bank Park, 200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg, PA. His show will take place outside at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 13.

Christian Porter is a singer-songwriter from Stroudsburg. He became interested in music after learning to play the piano at a very young age, which inspired him to pursue other musical instruments such as guitar, drums, bass, ukulele and bass. mandolin.

At the age of 14, Christian started playing the guitar, which ignited his passion for creating music full time. The success of his music has led to opening gigs for Bo Bice, Thriving Ivory, Dawes, Ryan Cabrera, We The Kings and Gavin Degraw, in addition to various gigs at numerous bars, clubs, cafes, restaurants and more. Across the country.

With a soulful pop sound, Christian’s music is made up of melodic beats and heartfelt lyrics. Growing up his first musical inspirations were Elton John and Billy Joel, but as he started playing guitar he started listening to music from The Fray, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Coldplay, Dave Matthews and Jack Johnson. Now his music reflects all of those inspirations, as he begins to carve out his own musical niche in the pop world.

Sherman Theater President and CEO Rich Berkowitz said, “For about the same price as a movie ticket, you can come back to see live music. These concerts are a fun night, a time to share old memories with your date or make new memories with your family. There is a wide variety of music, something for everyone. We hope the community will take the opportunity to see these groups and show their support for the theater and small businesses in downtown Stroudsburg before and after the shows.

Tickets go on sale to members of the Sherman Theater on Wednesday, April 28 and to the general public on Friday, April 30 at shermantheater.com. Prices range from $12.50 to $20 per person. Due to Covid-19 social distancing safety guidelines, tickets will be sold in pod groups of 2 or 4 people. Concert attendees should bring a folding lawn or beach chair and will be required to operate in accordance with PA Department of Health and CDC guidelines.

Other event sponsors include Ted’s Used Cars, American Ribbon Factory, Resort Beverage and the Hampton Inn, Stroudsburg. For more information about Sherman Theater membership or sponsorship of this series, please call 570-420-2808.

The Sherman Theater is Monroe County’s only nationally ranked nonprofit theater and performing arts center. Located in downtown Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, the Sherman Theater has proudly served the Pocono area for 92 years. The Theater and Performing Arts Center is committed to building community by producing nationally acclaimed, culturally diverse professional performances and festivals at the theater and satellite venues in Monroe County for people of all ages, providing local artists the possibility of happening. , and creating economic development in the region. Sherman Theater projects and events attract more than 100,000 visitors to the Pocono area each year. For more information, visit www.shermantheater.com.

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