The music of legendary singer/songwriter John Denver will fill Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse on March 21, as Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon return to the stage! Chris Collins looks and sounds just like the legendary singer/songwriter, and Circa ’21 is happy to welcome him back for the third time.
“The audiences loved Chris each time he been here” said Brett Hitchcock director of audience development. “He looks like John, he sounds like John…it’s just amazing!”
The Rock Island theater will offer a matinee and an evening performance on March 21. Doors for the matinee open at 11:45, with plated lunch served from 12-12:45, and concert at 1:00. Tickets are $46.73. Doors for the evening show open at 5:45, with the five-entree buffet served from 6-7:00 and concert at 7:15. Tickets are $53.55 for the evening show. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Circa ’21 ticket office at 309-786-7733, ext. 2.
Hailed as one of the nation’s most exciting tribute artists, the award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy of John Denver in a special concert event! With similarities between Collins’ and Denver’s voices, Collins brings to the stage the unmistakable enthusiasm that was a hallmark of a John Denver concert. Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon have been playing to much acclaim and delighting audiences with their wit, warmth and performing such Denver hits as “Rocky Mountain High,” “Take Me Home,Country Roads,” “Annie’s Song” and many more.
Collins is committed to keeping the music and message of John Denver alive. As one reviewer wrote, “the trick is developing a unique show and style that represents the artist while brushing their music with original style…Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon does just that.”

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