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The Gettysburg Festival is proud to announce the winner of the “Then Sings My Soul: Songs & Spirituals from the American Experience”  giveaway.

  • wolfcandy888: “Can’t wait to get there !!! <3″

Congratulations! Look for an email from the Gettysburg Festival with details of how to claim your prize.

As the fifth annual Festival comes to a close this weekend, we thank all of our guests and visitors, performers and artists, donors and volunteers, board members and staff for their unflagging support. We couldn’t have such a wonderful Festival without you!

To celebrate the conclusion of the fifth annual festival, the Gettysburg Festival is giving away FIVE (5) buy-one-get-one tickets free to the “Then Sings My Soul: Songs & Spirituals from the American Experience” performance.

Sunday, June 17
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Majestic Theater

Cheryse McLeod Lewis, an award-winning mezzo-soprano, presents the rich musical history of America through the notes of deeply-moving spirituals rooted in the Civil War era, as well as inspirational Broadway favorites. By sharing entertaining, historical narration between songs, she transports audiences on a musical journey sure to satisfy the soul. A special highlight of the afternoon’s concert is the assembling of a community choir comprised of members representing Gettysburg area churches, accompanying McLeod Lewis for three numbers including the spiritual “Wade in the Water.”

The Details:

To enter to win a free ticket, write a comment here describing why you want to attend Then Sings My Soul before 9:00 am on Friday, June 15, 2012.

At that time, an online random number generator will be used to select five commenters as winners. Each winner will be entitled to a free ticket of the same value of a new ticket purchased to the concert. Tickets are available at all price levels.

Return tomorrow to learn if you’re a winner!

The Gettysburg Festival is proud to announce the winner of the Red Molly giveaway.

  • Molly Shane: “I’ve never heard Red Molly, but it sounds like my kind of music, and I gotta love the name!”

Congratulations! Look for an email from the Gettysburg Festival with details of how to claim your prize.

Come back tomorrow for another ticket giveaway!

In celebration of the kickoff of the fifth annual festival, the Gettysburg Festival is giving away FIVE (5) buy-one-get-one free tickets to the Red Molly concert.

Saturday, June 16
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Majestic Theater

This New York-based trio is quickly gaining an ever-growing and devoted fanbase of “redheads” for their authentic Americana, folk, bluegrass-influenced songs. Their performances feature gorgeous a cappella ballads, bluegrass-tinged folk and a touch of jazzy western swing, all done up in their trademark three-part harmonies, signature dobro licks and inventive arrangements.

The Details:

To enter to win a free ticket, write a comment here describing why you want to attend the Red Molly concert before 9:00 am on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. At that time, an online random number generator will be used to select five commenters as winners. Each winner will be entitled to a free ticket of the same value of a ticket purchased to the concert. Tickets are available at all price levels.

Return tomorrow to learn if you’re a winner!

The Gettysburg Festival is proud to announce the winner of the Broadway’s Next H!T Musical ticket giveaway:

  • Caryl Lewis Schmitz: “it looks like a BLAST!!!!”

Congratulations! Look for an email from the Gettysburg Festival with details of how to claim your prize.

Come back tomorrow for another ticket giveaway!

In celebration of the kickoff of the fifth annual festival, the Gettysburg Festival is giving away FIVE (5) buy-one-get-one-free tickets to Broadway’s Next H!T Musical.

Friday, June 15
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Majestic Theater

Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A Musical of, for, and by the people.” The hysterical Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical – complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore.

The Details:

To enter to win a free ticket, write a comment here describing why you want to attend the Broadway’s Next H!T Musical performance before 12:00 pm on Monday, June 11, 2012. At that time, an online random number generator will be used to select five commenters as winners. Each winner will be entitled to a free ticket of the same value of a ticket purchased to the performance. This offer applies to all ticket levels.

Return Tuesday to learn if you’re a winner!

Using Random.org, the Gettysburg Festival is proud to announce the winners of the Blues, Brews & BBQ Featuring Shemekia Copeland giveaway:

  • George Queen: “Sounds like fun…”
  • Lana Bittle: “Love the blues and would love to hear her she sounds awesome!”
  • Luann Battersby: “I’m looking forward to Shemekia Copeland and houseguests on Saturday. And to my son’s graduation from high school on Friday!”
  • Lois Bittle: “Can’t have a summer with out hearing some blues, brews and some barbeque! Would love to be there!”
  • Diane Dudley: “What an excellent combination of events–Shemekia will ROCK the Battlefield with her epic blues. Throw the brews and BBQ in and it’s a FESTIVAL in Gettysburg! Hope to be there!”

Congratulations! Look for an email from the Gettysburg Festival with details of how to claim your prize.

Come back tomorrow for another ticket giveaway!

In celebration of its fifth annual festival, the Gettysburg Festival is giving away FIVE (5) buy-one-get-one free tickets to the Blues, Brews & BBQ Featuring Shemekia Copeland.

Saturday, June 9

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Gettysburg Festival Main Stage

One of the Festival’s most sought-after tickets, this event combines the hottest cuisine along with sizzling blues singer Shemekia Copeland. Plus, enjoy a cooking show by the fiery “Biker Billy” and rub elbows with former White House Chef Walter Scheib who designed the entire event. A gleaming 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Street Bob FXDB, donated by Battlefield Harley-Davidson and valued at $12,999, will be raffled to one lucky winner.

The Details:

To enter to win a free ticket, write a comment here – before 9:00 am on Thursday, June 7, 2012 – describing why you want to attend the Blues, Brews & BBQ event. At that time, an online random number generator will be used to select five commenters as winners. Each winner will be entitled to a free ticket of the same value of a ticket purchased to the concert. This offer applies to General Admission only.

Return tomorrow to learn if you’re a winner!

The Gettysburg Festival is proud to announce the winners of its first-ever ticket giveaway:

  • Gina Xenos,  whose husband “loves blues music (plays the sax and guitar) and would feel lifted to hear some music.”
  • Diana Trout – “I really want to see the Robert Cray Band!!!”
  • Mike0917 – “We’re planning on being there! BOGO free would be awesome.”
  • Sarajayn – “Blues moves my spirit, Rock fills my heart with “de je vu”, Soul feeds my emotions, Jazz energizes my body and Gospel speaks to history. I want to experience this sensational Blend with my hot date at the Robert Cray Concert.”
  • Blues Lovers – “My eight-year old son has West African paternal roots, and he loves blues music. As a single parent, I would love to take him to see the Robert Cray Band to inspire him to learn more about the history of the blues and to encourage him to learn how to play guitar.”

Congratulations! Look for an email from the Gettysburg Festival with details on how to claim your prize.

In celebration of the kickoff of the fifth annual festival, the Gettysburg Festival has developed a first-of-its-kind promotion. The Festival is giving away FIVE (5) buy-one-get-one tickets free to the Robert Cray Band concert.

Friday, June 8
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Gettysburg Festival Main Stage

A five-time Grammy Award winner, Robert Cray is credited with carrying America’s blues tradition into the 21st century. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011, Cray has based a successful career spanning 35 years upon his soulful voice, creative guitar work and songs bridging the gaps between blues, rock, soul, gospel and jazz.

The Details:

To enter to win a free ticket, write a comment here describing why you want to attend the Robert Cray Band concert before 9:00 am on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

At that time, an online random number generator will be used to select five commenters as winners. Each winner will be entitled to a free ticket of the same value of a new ticket purchased to the concert. This offer applies to tiers 2, 3 or 4 only.

Return tomorrow to learn if you’re a winner!