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Marcia Ball

  • Sorg Opera House 63 S. Main St. Middletown, OH (map)

Marcia Ball will Shine Bright at the Sorg Opera House in November. 

The Texas-born, Louisiana raised Marcia Ball brings her musical storytelling to the Sorg Stage. Ball will bring a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party with her groove-laden New Orleans boogie, deep soulful ballads and rollicking Gulf Coast Blues to Middletown. 

The New York Times says, “Marcia Ball plays two-fisted New Orleans barrelhouse piano and sings in a husky, knowing voice about all the trouble men and women can get into on the way to a good time.”

Ball is a five-time Grammy-nominated musician who has released 18 albums including her latest Shine Bright last year. 

Shine Bright, Ball set out to, in her words, "Make the best Marcia Ball record I could make." In doing so, she has put together the most musically substantial, hopeful, and uplifting set of songs of her five-decade career. 


This concert is sponsored by grants from The Middletown Community Foundation.

MCF supports projects, programs and scholarships that benefit education, the arts and human needs in Franklin, Madison, Monroe, Trenton and Middletown. To learn more, click on the link above.