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McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Merle HaggardWednesday, 12/2/2015
It almost goes without saying that Merle Haggard is widely regarded as one of country music's greatest living recording artists. Over the course of a remarkably prolific five-decade career, he's consistently shown himself to be an uncompromising creative force, far more concerned with pursuing his iconoclastic vision than with meeting the expectations of the music-industry establishment.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Mariachi Vargas de TecalitlánThursday, 12/3/2015
When speaking about Mariachi music, there is one group that always seems to top all the best of the best lists and that is Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. Formed in 1898 in the small city of Tecalitlán, to the south of Jalisco, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán is now in its 6th generation of performers.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Wicked DivasTuesday, 12/1/2015
Join us for a wicked-good evening of Diva showstoppers from the world of Broadway, opera and pop, highlighted by selections from the Tony Award®-winning musical Wicked performed with The Desert Symphony. This program features Elphaba and Glinda from Broadway productions of Wicked and will showcase the depth of their high-flying talents.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Pink Martini Holiday ShowThursday, 12/3/2015
The fabulously eclectic ensemble’s polished and glamorous sound – “jet set, vintage-chic, more than a little campy” (The New York Times) – is an intoxicating concoction of sultry Latin music, swinging jazz, cabaret, cinema scores and more.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Ten Tenors12/4/2015 - 12/5/2015 (next performance: Friday, 12/4/2015)
Home for the Holidays
Back by popular demand! Australia’s The Ten Tenors are one of the most popular groups ever to play the McCallum Theatre. If you haven’t seen them before, don’t miss this return engagement. And if you have seen them, get ready for a show featuring your favorite holiday songs, some Aussie classics and the hits you’ve come to love, as only The Ten Tenors can deliver.
Angel City Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Sing Joy Winter Concert & Sing-Along12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 12/5/2015)
Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will kickoff the holidays with its festive annual winter concert and sing-along, Sing Joy, which takes place the first weekend in December at the Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles.
Desert Winds Freedom Band - Palm Springs - Presents:Desert Winds Holiday ConcertSunday, 12/6/2015
Desert Winds Freedom Band Presents its Holiday Concert, "Holiday Magic" Sunday, Dec 6, 2015 at 2 PM. Jewish Community Center, Bochner Auditorium, Palm Springs.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Spanish Harlem Orchestra: Salsa Navidad with Ballet RedSaturday, 12/5/2015
Spanish Harlem Orchestra's holiday show Salsa Navidad makes its West Coast debut at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Created in 2013, the SHO's Salsa Navidad puts its invigorating Latin flare on classic holiday songs, elevating the rhythmic elements to a higher level. Joining Spanish Harlem Orchestra will be Los Angeles’ own Ballet RED for a thrilling collaboration.
J. Paul Getty Museum - Los Angeles - Presents:OOIOOSaturday, 12/5/2015
The performance by OOIOO is part of the Gordon Getty Concerts series featuring world-class musicians in performances that complement exhibitions at the Getty Center.
So. Cal. Brass Constorium - Long Beach - Presents:Southern California Brass ConsortiumSunday, 12/6/2015
Deck the Halls with sounds of Brass! Southern California Brass Consortium under the direction of Hector Salazar presents its 2nd Annual Holiday Concert!
Palos Verdes Symphonic Band - Palos Verdes - Presents:A Count Basie Holiday CelebrationSunday, 12/6/2015
Annual Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Holiday Concert
This year the band features the music of Count Basie, with guest artist Bob Leatherbarrow on drums. Traditional holiday, Christmas, and Hanukkah selections are also programmed. Daryl Porter and the Rheuben Allen Education Foundation will present a musical instrument to a deserving young musician.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series6/14/2015 - 12/27/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 12/6/2015)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Barry Manilow12/8/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/8/2015)
5 Special Concerts Benefitting 30 Special Charities
Pop culture icon, music legend and Coachella Valley neighbor Barry Manilow will be returning to the McCallum in December to present A Gift of Love III, a series of benefit concerts with proceeds going to 30 local Valley charities.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Quartet X 3Tuesday, 12/8/2015
The LA Phil asked the Calder Quartet to curate this concert, and they invited two other L.A.-based quartets to join them in this extraordinary edition of Green Umbrella.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Brass Chamber Ensembles ConcertFriday, 12/11/2015
Andrew Glendening and David Scott, directors
Frederick Loewe Performance Hall
This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the School of Music at (909) 748 - 8700 or email@example.com
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Freda Payne: A Tribute to the Great Ladies of Jazz & the American Songbook - Cabaret @ The WallisSaturday, 12/12/2015
For two weeks in December, the Lovelace Studio Theatre at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will be transformed into the intimate nightclub world of Cabaret. Freda Payne got her start singing with the big bands of Duke Ellington and Quincy Jones, and now returns to her jazz roots with her latest album Come Back to Me Love.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Deck the Hall at Cal State Fullerton!12/12/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 12/12/2015)
Join conductors Robert Istad, Kimo Furumoto & Christopher Peterson as they ring in the holidays with the University Singers, Concert Choir, Titan Men's Chorus, Women's Choir and the University Symphony Orchestra. The performance features carols and holiday favorites plus familiar sing-alongs.
Deck the Hall at Cal State Fullerton! is a holiday tradition you and your family will cherish!
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Dear Mr. Sinatra: A Swinging CentennialSaturday, 12/12/2015
John Pizzarelli celebrates the Frank Sinatra centennial with Dear Mr. Sinatra: A Swinging Centennial with Monica Mancini and Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson. John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, has been called “Hip with a wink,” “madly creative” and “the genial genius of the guitar.”
Reliance Community Church - Upland - Presents:Indescribable - A High Energy Christmas ProductionSunday, 12/13/2015
"Indescribable," is high-energy fun, mixed with warm-fuzzy, reflective moments, upbeat live music, sing along carols, free refreshments, fun for the kids and a relevant message that's sure to be illuminating.
Kevin McKeown - Santa Monica - Presents:SMC Wind EnsembleSunday, 12/13/2015
Under the baton of Kevin McKeown, the wind ensemble rejoices with music of the season to bring cheer to all, and features a very special guest conductor – a local middle school student – the winner of the annual SMC Wind Ensemble Essay Contest. All ages are welcome!
Dennis Parnell - Santa Monica - Presents:SMC Vocal Department ShowcaseWednesday, 12/16/2015
Under the direction of Dennis Parnell, SMC’s advanced voice students perform classical, jazz, musical theater, and contemporary commercial songs.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Melissa Manchester: Joy - Cabaret @ The WallisWednesday, 12/16/2015
For two weeks in December, the Lovelace Studio Theatre at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will be transformed into the intimate nightclub world of Cabaret. In her new holiday show Joy, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester will include songs of the season and selections from her new You Gotta Love The Life album, as well as some of her enduring classics.
Jeffe Huls - Santa Monica - Presents:SMC Concert ChoraleWednesday, 12/16/2015
Under the baton of Jeffe Huls, the ensemble performs a concert featuring works by J.S. Bach, the “Misa Criolla” by celebrated Argentinian composer Ariel Ramírez, and our traditional and very popular holiday sing-a-long.
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Holiday Swing Party with Byron StriplingSaturday, 12/19/2015
Damon Gupton, conductor
Featuring Byron Stripling Trio
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Merri-Achi Christmas Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose HernandezSaturday, 12/19/2015
Merri-Achi Christmas comes to the McCallum Theatre in a colorful and traditional Mexican holiday celebration full of seasonal songs, dance, and festive merriment. Headlining the exciting extravaganza is one of the nation’s premier ensembles, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de José Hernàndez.
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:The Blind Boys of AlabamaSaturday, 12/19/2015
The Blind Boys of Alabama make a welcome return to La Jolla Music Society with music from their new album, Talkin' Christmas, along with other favorites.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:LeAnn Rimes ChristmasSunday, 12/20/2015
Winner of two Grammys®, three ACMs, a CMA, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and one American Music Award, LeAnn Rimes has been a country music star since her first hit “Blue” at the age of 13. About her Christmas show, she says, “I love everything about the holidays and want to share the magic and joy of the season with my fans.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Irvine - Presents:The Holidays with Canadian Brass Monday, 12/21/2015
Back by popular demand! Celebrate the holidays with the internationally renowned, award-winning Canadian Brass. Hear seasonal favorites, holiday classics, and brass standards in an entertaining evening of virtuosic playing and heartwarming humor.
Performing Arts LIVE - Southern California - Presents:Merry Christmas from Performing Arts LIVEFriday, 12/25/2015
This time of year brings to mind those things in life that are most important. It reminds us to focus on all of the good things around us. Wishing warm greetings for you and your family during this holiday.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Night Fever and ABBAMANIA1/6/2016 - 1/7/2016 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/6/2016)
Two great shows in one night! Party like it’s 1977! Night Fever is the largest tribute production of The Bee Gees in the world featuring all of the hits including “To Love Somebody,” “I Started A Joke,” “Jive Talking,” “More Than a Woman,” “Stayin’ Alive,” and many more. ABBA MANIA is now hailed as the world’s number one touring ABBA production.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:John Pizzarelli Saturday, 1/9/2016
Guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli is well established as one of the modern interpreters of the Great American Songbook. While his touchstones range from John Lennon to George Gershwin and Antonio Carlos Jobim, his true hero is Nat “King” Cole and Pizzarelli sees his work as a 21st Century version of Cole’s famed trio.
Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula - Presents:Temecula Presents Brittni PaivaWednesday, 1/13/2016
When Brittni was 11, she picked up the ukulele, which became her passion, and she is now affectionately referred to as the "ukulele darling." The winner of numerous awards such as Most Promising Artist in the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards and Hawaii Music Award's Best Instrumental Album of the Year, Brittni Paiva is known for her stunning articulation and adaptability.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Reunion of the Champagne Music MakersTuesday, 1/19/2016
Featuring Alumni of The Lawrence Welk Show: Ralna English, Guy Hovis, Arthur Duncan, Bobby and Elaine, Mary Lou Metzger, Gail Farrell, And The Champagne Orchestra
It will be a wunnerful, wunnerful evening at the McCallum when your favorite Champagne Music Makers take the stage. You’ll be saying “and ah-one and ah-two” before the show is over!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Under The StreetlampWednesday, 1/20/2016
Under the Streetlamp, America’s hottest new vocal group with two PBS top specials, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet includes recent leading cast members of the Tony Award® winning musical Jersey Boys along with ...
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:Metropolitan KlezmerSaturday, 1/23/2016
“One of the finest American klezmer bands” - Songlines Magazine
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Pink Martini with China Forbes and Storm Large1/29/2016 - 2/2/2016 (next performance: Friday, 1/29/2016)
A McCallum favorite returns for five great shows! Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Pink Martini’s diverse repertoire is a blend influenced by Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, Tito Puente and Xavier Cugat, as well as Argentine tango, Brazilian samba, Italian folk, Asian and ...
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Kid Koala's "Nufonia Must Fall"Friday, 1/29/2016
Producer and turntablist Kid Koala creates a silent film on stage with the help of puppeteers, the Afiara Quartet, a camera crew, and a mesmerizing score of his own creation. An unusual love story between robot and roboticist, by turns funny and touching, based on Kid Koala’s wordless graphic novel of the same name.
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:Bettman & HalpinSunday, 1/31/2016
Performing an engaging mixture of folk, roots, bluegrass, and Americana, Bettman and Halpin are earning a reputation for mesmerizing performances.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra - Long BeachSunday, 1/31/2016
Discover the wildly popular orchestra from New
Zealand that creates lasting magic wherever
they go! Armed with high-octane ukulele solos,
heavenly harmonies and outrageous comic
banter—this charming group of four-string
strummers faithfully reproduces hit songs from
across the musical spectrum!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Cameron CarpenterWednesday, 2/3/2016
Grammy® nominated organist Cameron Carpenter has shattered the mold, playing the organ like no one before him or since. Carpenter has reinvented the art of playing the organ. From technique, to costume, to the International Touring Organ he tours with, the Pennsylvania native and Juilliard graduate has changed the face of the pipe organ in more ways than one.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Texas TenorsThursday, 2/4/2016
With their Emmy Award® winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart topping albums, it’s easy to see why The Texas Tenors are quickly becoming America’s favorite new tenors as well a local favorite performing with The Desert Symphony for the third time!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Frank Sinatra, Jr.2/5/2016 - 2/6/2016 (next performance: Friday, 2/5/2016)
When you think Sinatra, you think of the greatest music ever performed. People have marked milestones in their lives to songs made famous by the Chairman of the Board. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of his father, Frank Sinatra Jr. will feature songs that Sinatra sang in over 50 years of performing, many of which Sinatra Jr. witnessed firsthand.
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:Johnny Boyd2/5/2016 - 2/6/2016 (next performance: Friday, 2/5/2016)
Long-acclaimed as one of the most versatile vocal performers today, Boyd seamlessly blends swing, jazz, pop, country, gospel and rock, bringing back the nostalgic charisma of a bygone era, while taking risks with his arrangements that truly show confidence in his talent.
Indian Wells Theater - Palm Desert - Presents:O CanadaFriday, 2/5/2016
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Brian Stokes MitchellSaturday, 2/6/2016
Dubbed Broadway’s “Last Leading Man” by The New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film, in the recording studio and in concert performances.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Ravel's BoléroSaturday, 2/6/2016
Benjamin Wallfisch, conductor
Cécilia Tsan, cello
Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale
Cello Concerto No.1
Alborada del gracioso
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Pasadena Roof OrchestraTuesday, 2/9/2016
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra is a world class ensemble created over 40 years ago to recreate the sound of jazz bands in the 1920s and 1930s. Their show includes famous tunes such as “Puttin on the Ritz,” “Sweet Georgia Brown,” “The Lullaby of Broadway’ as well as hot numbers from the twenties such as “Nagasaki” and “Me and Jane in a Plane.”
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jesse CookTuesday, 2/9/2016
Are you ready to Rhumba? Considered one of the most influential figures in "nuevo flamenco" music, Jesse Cook incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and many other forms of world fusion music into his work. He is a JUNO Award-winning artist and three-time recipient of the Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for "Guitarist of the Year".
Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula - Presents:Temecula Presents Willie KWednesday, 2/10/2016
Old Town Temecula Community Theater welcomes Willie K, one of Hawaii's most versatile talents, to its stage Wednesday February 10, 2016 at 7:30pm.
Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula - Presents:Temecula Presents QuattrosoundFriday, 2/12/2016
As the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Nominee for Best New Artist, Quattrosound is raising the bar of originality with fresh composing and arranging that "pays homage to the classics" and forges a new contemporary sound. Together they combine their love for various musical styles and cultural backgrounds to create an incredible new sound they are sharing with the world.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Steve LawrenceSunday, 2/14/2016
The McCallum Theatre is thrilled and honored to welcome back to our stage, the incomparable Steve Lawrence as part of the Sinatra Centennial. Steve Lawrence and Frank Sinatra were good friends. Steve and Eydie opened for Sinatra on his Diamond Jubilee Tour (celebrating his 75th birthday) in 1990–1991.
Pala Casino Spa & Resort - Pala - Presents:Ronnie MilsapFriday, 2/19/2016
Country music pioneer Ronnie Milsap will bring his "Farewell Tour" to the Events Center at 8 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2016, at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Milsap has announced that after this tour, he will retire from touring.
This show will be the last chance his San Diego fans will have to see and hear him in person.
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:Close to You: The Music of the CarpentersSunday, 2/21/2016
Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band perform the music of Karen Carpenter.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Tribute to Glenn Miller and the Big Band Singers Featuring the Tex Beneke OrchestraMonday, 2/22/2016
With special guests The Four Freshmen, Gina Eckstine, Polly Podewell, Madeline Vergari, Patty Clark, Jim Snodgrass and Dick Hardwick
You won’t be able to help yourself from tapping your toes when the McCallum pays tribute to what is considered by many to be one of the greatest big bands of all time, along with the song stylists that made the world sing along.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Wynonna The Big Noise Stories and SongWednesday, 2/24/2016
Country music superstar Wynonna's career has always revolved around telling stories in song, whether performing with her mother as The Judds, or solo on her own mega-successful path. Her rich, commanding voice has produced over 30 million albums sold worldwide, countless charting singles and over 60 industry awards including five Grammy Awards®.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Gordon LightfootTuesday, 3/1/2016
After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it's safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The von TrappsWednesday, 3/2/2016
You cannot find another name as universally beloved as von Trapp. The story of the family who escaped Austria, moved to the United States, and toured the world singing for two decades has inspired generations since the film The Sound of Music was released in 1964. The history continues as the great grandchildren of the Captain and Maria von Trapp take up the family tradition anew.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jack JonesFriday, 3/4/2016
Frank Sinatra called Jack Jones "one of the major singers of our time." Now hear the Coachella Valley’s favorite singer pay tribute to Sinatra with this all-new show. Featuring arrangements by the great Patrick Williams and a swinging big band, this will be Jack’s hottest show ever!
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Bach & MahlerSaturday, 3/5/2016
Gemma New, conductor
Elissa Johnston, soprano
Overture to Orchestral Suite No. 4
Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Symphony No. 4
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:The von TrappsSunday, 3/6/2016
The great grandchildren of the Captain and Maria von Trapp take up the family tradition anew
Desert Friends of Music - Palm Desert - Presents:Broadway: St. Margaret’sMonday, 3/7/2016
Some of this and some of that.
The St. Margaret’s Choir and invited guest artists switch gears from church music to Broadway to bring you an enchanted evening that will leave you feeling younger than springtime!
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:TAO: Seventeen SamuraiWednesday, 3/9/2016
In this new production for North America, athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography in a show that has critics waxing lyrical about TAO’s extraordinary precision, energy, and stamina.
Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula - Presents:Temecula Presents Dirty CelloFriday, 3/11/2016
Starting with a bang and never stopping, Dirty Cello features the virtuosic cello stylings of Rebecca Roudman, who takes you on a wild tour of up-tempo music featuring down home blues, Eastern-European dance music, a bit of bluegrass, and some classic rock. Having wowed audiences on numerous tours throughout the US and beyond, Dirty Cello has a unique voice that has resonated around the world.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Michael Feinstein3/12/2016 - 3/13/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 3/12/2016)
Ambassador of the American Songbook, Michael Feinstein returns to celebrate the centennial of one of the greatest voices in American music history, Frank Sinatra. Join Feinstein as he pays homage to this monumental performer, his legacy and music in this Centennial celebration.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Presidents Honor RecitalSunday, 3/13/2016
Chosen Finalists for the Presidents Honor Recital.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the School of Music at (909) 748 - 8700 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:YanniTuesday, 3/15/2016
A phenomenal composer and live performer, Yanni has brought hundreds of millions of fans and fellow world citizens together via his live concerts and more than two billion more have experienced the magic of his music through television broadcasts around the world. Yanni has been awarded more than 40 platinum and gold albums worldwide and has sold more than 25 million albums globally.
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:Igudesman and JooSaturday, 3/19/2016
And Now Mozart
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Broadway Blockbusters with Molly RingwaldSaturday, 3/19/2016
Featuring Molly Ringwald
Sean O'Loughlin, conductor
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Symphonic Jazz OrchestraSunday, 3/20/2016
The 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Mitch Glickman, is the country’s only ensemble exclusively dedicated to blending the worlds of jazz and classical music. Now in its second decade, the SJO has performed
at leading concert halls across Southern California including UCLA’s Royce Hall, the Ford Amphitheatre, and the Carpenter Center.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Classical Mystery TourThursday, 3/24/2016
What would the Beatles have sounded like if they had a chance to perform live in concert with a symphony orchestra? Find out when Classical Mystery Tour A Tribute to the Beatles performs live with Your Desert Symphony. The four musicians in Classical Mystery Tour look and sound like just like the Beatles.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:La Santa Cecilia • BuikaSaturday, 3/26/2016
Come for: L.A.'s own La Santa Cecilia blends Pan-American rhythms from cumbia, bossa nova, and bolero with rock, ska, and R&B, bringing the block party to the concert hall.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin3/29/2016 - 3/31/2016 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/29/2016)
Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone) returns to the McCallum in a brand new tour-de-force performance as “America’s Composer,” IRVING BERLIN. From the depths of anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia to New York’s Lower East Side, and ultimately all of the country and the world, Irving Berlin’s story epitomizes capturing the American Dream.
Broadway San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles3/29/2016 - 4/2/2016 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/29/2016)
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatlesis a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Featuring new songs, RAIN adds even more hits that you know and love from the vast anthology of Beatles classics such as “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Hard Day’s Night,” “Let It Be,” “Come Together” and “Hey Jude.” Family Friendly.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Chris Botti Saturday, 4/2/2016
A McCallum smooth jazz favorite, acclaimed trumpeter Chris Botti returns by popular demand. Chris’ lush sound combines impeccable technique with thoughtful improvisations. “Mr. Botti has burnished an image of pensive romance, achieving stardom in the realm of adult contemporary pop.” – The New York Times
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Piano Men - A Tribute to Elton John & Billy JoelThursday, 4/7/2016
One unforgettable night. What do you get when you combine Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage? A night of Grammy® award winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducing MAGIC! Get swept away in this dynamic, interactive concert celebrating two giants of Pop music as they perform with Your Desert Symphony!
Lobero Live - Santa Barbara - Presents:Arlo Guthrie - Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary TourThursday, 4/7/2016
Fifty years after the historic events that launched him to reluctant celebrity, Arlo brings The Alice’s Restaurant Massacree in its entirety back to the stage for an international tour beginning January 2015.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:2CELLOSFriday, 4/8/2016
No Yo-Yo here - this is cello music as you've never heard it before! Young cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, known as 2CELLOS, achieved global success by taking the cello to a new level and breaking the boundaries between different genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Symphonic Band ConcertTuesday, 4/12/2016
David Scott, director
This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the School of Music at (909) 748 - 8700 or email@example.com
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Mozart, Handel & BeethovenSaturday, 4/30/2016
Lucas Richman, conductor
Marcia Dickstein, harp
Symphony No. 32
Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:Ballroom with a TwistSaturday, 5/7/2016
Celebrity pros from Dancing with the Stars, finalists from American Idol, and dancers from So You Think You can Dance