The Eagles founding member, the late Glenn Frey, knew what he was saying when he dubbed Little River Band "the best singing band in the world."Through the '70's and '80's, LRB enjoyed huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart topping hits like:"Reminiscing," "Cool Change," "Lonesome Loser," "The Night Owls," "Take It Easy On Me," "Help Is on Its Way," "Happy Anniversary," "We Two," "Man On Your Mind," "The Other Guy," and "It's A Long Way There." Worldwide album and CD sales now top 30 million. And in 1982 LRB set a record for having had Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years - In fact, they were the very first band to achieve that remarkable plateau! According to BMI, "Reminiscing" has garnered rare status with over 5 million air plays on American radio, and "Lady" is close behind with over 4 million air plays.
One of the Grand Strand’s favorite entertainment attractions, Alabama Theatre offers area visitors an evening of singing, dancing, and comedy. Opened by country superstar group Alabama over 20 years ago, Alabama Theatre is a popular attraction bringing visitors from all over to experience the musical variety show. With One The Show, The South’s Grandest Christmas Show, and guest entertainers, Alabama Theatre has something for everyone.
One The Show runs weeknights from February through October, offering a vibrant and uplifting musical variety show. The show features a large cast of talented singers and dancers bringing your favorite numbers from Country, Gospel, Broadway, Pop, Rock, and Broadway to life. The musical numbers are rounded out with a state of the art sound and light system to give the audience the best experience possible. There are plenty of laughs too, with everyone’s favorite cast character Ricky Mokel. All generations get a kick out of this down-home boy’s antics! ONE The Show starts at 7 p.m. with shows six nights per week.
Starting in November and running through the end of December, Alabama Theatre turns into a winter wonderland with The South’s Grandest Christmas Show. The whole cast brings the true spirit of Christmas to light with a combination of classic Christmas songs, contemporary holiday songs, an incredible light and sound show, holiday scenery and more. Ricky Mokel brings his brand of country humor into this show as well creating a well-rounded Christmas extravaganza the whole family will enjoy.
The Alabama Theatre also books top name entertainers throughout the year. On the weekends, stars like Englebert Humperdink, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Three Dog Night to name a few entertain and delight Alabama Theatre’s audience. The theatre accommodates those with sight, hearing, or mobility disabilities, inquire about hearing devices or special seating. Tickets are available for purchase online with special pricing for groups and children. Check the Alabama Theatre website for information on show times, guest show dates, ticket information, seating charts, and more.