LEBANON, Missouri- The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band kicked off the 2016-17 season, and if you missed them you probably will never get the opportunity to see them again. You see, this is their farewell tour after performing for 50 years.

According to their website, the band is made up of six talented musicians who play 18 instruments. Led by left-handed banjo/guitar player Dick Petersen, the band includes Tom Andrews on drums, clarinet, and vocals; Jim ten Bensel on trombone, cornet, drums, and vocals; Russ Peterson on trumpet, trombone, sax, clarinet, flute, bass, and vocals; Steve Pikal on bass, trombone, and piano; and, finally, Fred Richardson on clarinet, bass, and vocals.

“This group of versatile musicians, who occasionally swap instruments on stage without missing a note, will have your feet tappin’ from their very first set!”

Among favorites they perform are:

When The Saints Go Marchin’ In
Hello Dolly
Mack the Knife
Ball Ain’t Misbehavin’
Tiger Rag
Coffee Grinder
After You’ve Gone
Basin Street Blues
Strike Up the Band
It Had to be You
Slow Boat to China
Dr. Jazz
My Blue Heaven
Amazing Grace
Lady Of Spain
Rockabye Your Baby
Give My Regards to Broadway



Acoustic Eidolon is set to perform Friday, November 4th at 7:00pm.

It’s definitely not too late to enjoy the lion’s share of the remainder of the season: 

Adult Season Ticket………….$75
Student Season Ticket………$20
Benefactor…………………….$350 (Includes 4 season tickets)
Patron…………………………..$175 (Includes 2 season tickets)
Single Performance Ticket..$20 (Price may vary)

All concerts performed at Cowen Civic Center
For more ticket information call 417-288-2902

Checks may be mailed to
Lebanon Concert Association,
PO Box 1032
Lebanon, MO. 65536