Barleens Announces New 2017-2018 Season – Tickets on Sale April 3

Barleens Arizona Opry Dinner Show announced 12 different shows for its 2017-2018 season today and will kick off ticket sales for the new season on Monday, April 3.

The new season will feature two different variety shows—Variety Spectacular and Variety’s Best; two country music shows—Jukebox Country Classics and Country Jubilee—and two rock ‘n’ roll shows—Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rockin’ & Rollin’ Through the Years. The very popular Elvis Remembered show, which was introduced during the 2016-2017 season will also be back, featuring the entire Arizona Opry cast.

All of the current entertainers, including Paul McDermand, Jeff Olson, Johnny Sanchez, Marvelous Marvin Short, and Kurt Johnson who were added to the 2015-2016 band will be back for the new season. Perennial cast favorites Billy Abdo, Michael J, Ryan Martin, Bobby VanRooy, Howard Schneider and Chuck Varilek will also join Barleen family members who include twins, Brenda and Barbara, and younger brother, Jeff and his wife, Carrie.

Before the show, guests will dine on the Barleens’ famous chocolate cake (served before dinner in Barleens’ tradition) and a double entree of succulent slow-cooked roast beef, creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with classic pan gravy, plus a tender grilled chicken breast on a bed of savory wild & long grain rice, steamed vegetable medley and whole wheat roll. Gluten free and vegetarian options are also available.

Current shows which include variety, rock ‘n’ roll, and country as well as The Season’s Best will continue through April.

Family-owned and operated, Barleens Arizona Opry is a family-friendly, smoke-free, live entertainment venue in Apache Junction. Tickets are $39 for adults and $30 for children and include a down-home meal as well as the fast-paced musical, comedic and variety acts of a talented cast of seasoned musicians. Shows range from American Songbook standards to classic country western to vintage rock ‘n’-roll and more. The theatre’s season runs from November to April and offers 12 different shows. There are also a limited number of show-only tickets without a meal available for each performance as well as special pricing available for groups of 22 or more.

For a complete listing of the current season and the 2016-2017 shows and times, visit For reservations, call 480-982-7991. For groups of 22 or more, call 480-993-8868.

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  1. Barry & Kay Hoke
    Barry & Kay Hoke says:

    Can ‘t believe we lived in the East Valley and never heard about this wonderful venue!! Beautiful show, gifted musicians, great food! What more could you ask for !! We Will Be Back!! Barry & Kay Hoke, SCWest..


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