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Encore continues bringing classics to Cobb

Staff Reports

Singer Chubby Checker will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre . Checker has had a long career and released more than 20 hit songs that appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart.

Four-member pop group Jay and the Americans are scheduled to make their Encore appearance on Friday, March 16. The group first hit the charts in 1962 with the hit "She Cried," followed the next year with the hit "Only in America."

A trio of hit groups known as The Coasters, The Platters and The Marvelettes will share a night of music performances starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Each group has had its share of hits, including "Yackety Yack," "The Great Pretender" and "Please Mr. Postman."

Country star Larry Gatlin, widely known for his performances with the Gatlin Brothers, is scheduled to close out the Encore series 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14. The Gatlin Brothers were one of the most successful country music acts of the 1970s and 1980s. Their biggest hits together include, "All the Gold in California" and "She Used to Be Somebody’s Baby."

The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre is located at 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 770-528-8490 or visit