The Weepies – The Historic Rogue Theatre – Grants Pass, OR – 08/12/17

The Weepies
Saturday, August 12, 2017
8:00pm - All Ages
143 SE H Street
Grants Pass, OR, United States 97526

The Rogue Theatre opened its doors in 1938 as one of the few theaters built during the heart of the Great Depression. Crowds filled her seats to watch Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, and Marlene Dietrich on the silver screen. News Reels brought home the battlefront during the “Big War.” Through the fabulous 50′s, and the turbulent 60′s the theatre attracted crowds to downtown Grants Pass. As years passed, the advent of television, multiplex cinemas and shopping malls made it difficult for the aging theatre to compete. Closing it’s doors in 1999

In 2000, the Rogue Theatre was reopened as a regional non-profit performing arts center. Complete with state-of-the-art sound and lighting. The Rogue is now capable of hosting a wide range of arts and cultural events, including theater, concerts, dance and film presentations.

The Rogue Theatre is one of Grants Pass’ most prominent historical buildings. The Art Deco exterior and glowing neon marquee add to the warmth and charm of the city’s historical district. It has been recognized as both an important statewide and national historic resource. The ongoing restoration the theatre with the generosity of The Carpenter Foundation and the Myers Trust, as well as local patrons, has preserved one of the city’s few remaining landmark buildings.

Other Info
The Weepies at The Historic Rogue Theatre in Grants Pass, Oregon.
Many songs by The Weepies have been licensed for use in films, television shows, and advertisements, including the films Sex and the City, Morning Glory, Adam, and Prom, as well as episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Everwood, One Tree Hill, Scrubs, Pretty Little Liars , The Riches, How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl, Kyle XY, Life Unexpected, Up All Night, The Fosters and Sense8. The band was prominently featured during an episode of Dirty Sexy Money with an on-screen performance as an episode subplot. Songs by the band have also appeared in advertising campaigns, include spots for Old Navy and J. C. Penney, as well as a campaign advertisement for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

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