Pelzer Auditorium to feature performer James Rogers Feb. 2


Tennessee entertainer James Rogers will perform at the Historic Pelzer Auditorium on Saturday Feb. 2.

Voted the Best Entertainer of the Smokies three years in a row, Rogers is an award winning singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who expertly weaves comedy into a one-man presentation. He has been a featured and favorite performer at the Dollywood Theme Park in Pigeon Forge for more than 20 years.

Rogers was partners in the 2000 seat Music Mansion in Pigeon Forge from 1993 to 1998 and at the time his production show was the number one most attended show in the smokies.

He has also appeared on the Grand Old Opry in Nashville and headlined the Chattanooga Tenn.’s Riverbend Festival for many years.

Rogers has performed with country music mega-stars including Alabama, Ronnie Milsap, Ricky Skaggs, Lee Greenwood, Dolly Parton, Roy Clark, Ray Stevens and many more.

His multi-media performances are packed with a variety of sights, sounds and laughter and he manages to “keep it clean” as he uses his talents to capture and mesmerize an audience.

Pelzer resident Eddie Kirby met Rogers in Pigeon Forge and is instrumental in bringing him to the area for a one night family friendly show.

Kirby said he had entertained the thought and talked with Rogers several times about it.

Rogers agreed to come to Pelzer and will perform at the Pelzer Auditorium Feb. 2 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and are available from Kirby by calling 864-963-5946. Tickets are also available at Bi-Lo in Pelzer and Boots and Thelma’s Restaurant in West Pelzer.