The Rags to Rhinestones Story: Spend an Evening with Dolly Parton

Why settle for the 9 – 5 when you can head to Blackburn Empire Theatre and enjoy a sensational tribute capturing the voice and verve of Dolly Parton.

The Rags to Rhinestones Story is a smash hit tribute concert production that continues to sell out theatres across the UK.

The acclaimed show is performed by the world-renowned Julia Martin, paying tribute to the musical journey of one of the world’s most famous country singers.

With vocals direct from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Tennessee, mannerisms that are pure Dolly and a stage presence that commands the room, Julia weaves her magic and delivers a show that makes the audience feel that Dolly herself is in the theatre.

Julia becomes Dolly in every way: wig, make-up, fingernails, sequined costumes, the famous red lip-stick, capturing Dolly’s incredible stage presence, mannerisms and unique comedy one-liners, while delivering a spectacular evening of entertainment, that no true Dolly fan will want to miss.

This foot stomping, clap-along, interactive show is guaranteed to enthrall the audience from start to finish. It combines stunning sequined Dolly costumes; classic hit songs, and Dolly’s epic Glastonbury concert performance, into a spectacular sound, light and visual theatre production.

Audience engagement is also guaranteed with Julia handing out tambourines and making every person in the theatre feel special without missing a beat from the songs that she is performing.With meticulous attention to detail, Julia weaves her magic and delivers a show that makes you feel that Dolly herself is actually in the theatre. 


Blackburn Empire Theatre presents ‘An Evening with Dolly’ on Saturday 16th March 2019 at 7.30 pm. Tickets are £15.

Available online here or from the Booking Office in person or by phone (Monday to Saturday 10am to 12:30pm) 01254 685 500.