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An Evening of Holidays & Harps / American Youth Harp Ensemble
An Evening of Holidays & Harps / American Youth Harp Ensemble
An Evening of Holidays & Harps / American Youth Harp Ensemble

An Evening of Holidays & Harps / American Youth Harp Ensemble

Friday, December 1, 2017

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

Join the American Youth Harp Ensemble, the nation's premiere harp ensemble, for a scintillating display of virtuosity showcasing the harp's incredible versatility. Performing beloved holiday and classical favorites, you will be enthralled by these world-class performers who have been called "a national cultural treasure" by the U.S. Department of State's Cultural Arts Director. The Virginia-based Ensemble has delighted audiences most recently in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and the White House and is thrilled to return to the Cultural Arts Center! Recognized nationally as a model arts education program, the Richmond-based American Youth Harp Ensemble serves over 800 young harpists, ages five to eighteen, annually. Along with artistic excellence, the AYHE offers young harpists opportunities to make a difference in the world around them through unique outreach programming. Don't miss this enchanting holiday concert that's fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy dinner and drinks (mixed drinks/soft drinks/beverages) available for sale at the show from Apple Spice Junction! Tickets also make great holiday gifts! Call 804.261.ARTS to ask about group tickets! PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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An Evening of Ladies in Love / Janet Martin
An Evening of Ladies in Love / Janet Martin
An Evening of Ladies in Love / Janet Martin

An Evening of Ladies in Love / Janet Martin

Friday, February 2, 2018

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

Just in time for Valentine's Day! From Bluegrass flat-picking to electric Rock and Blues, Janet Martin is a fully accomplished guitarist and her signature acoustic sound is due in large part to her love for open tunings of which she is a master! Widely known as a musician’s musician, Janet delights audiences with her commanding performances. Claim your seats today to see Janet Martin LIVE at The Cultural Arts Center! PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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An Evening of Portugese Blues / Fado Nosso
An Evening of Portugese Blues / Fado Nosso
An Evening of Portugese Blues / Fado Nosso

An Evening of Portugese Blues / Fado Nosso

Friday, March 2, 2018

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

You've never heard the blues like this! Fado Nosso is Richmond's first and only Fado ensemble. Fado is an urban folk music from Portugal that the ensemble expertly fuses with classical, jazz & Latin music elements! Featuring players from RVA groups including The Larri Branch Agenda, The Richmond Guitar Quartet, Gypsy Roots and Moruza, Fado Nosso draws upon influences from jazz, classical, flamenco and folk, playing a fado that is true to its roots, yet decidedly original. This concert is perfect for date night w/ dinner for sale at the show - or a fun night out with friends or coworkers! Individual tickets start at just $17. PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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An Evening of Country / Honky Tonk Experience
An Evening of Country / Honky Tonk Experience
An Evening of Country / Honky Tonk Experience

An Evening of Country / Honky Tonk Experience

Friday, April 6, 2018

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

Claim your seats today for this 2nd Stage favorite! The Honky Tonk Experience is comprised of five of Richmond, Virginia's most respected musicians. Each member has forged their own reputation by playing in a variety of other bands over the past 20 years. They have also shared the stage with several national acts including Travis Tritt, BR5-49, Dale Watson, Webb Wilder and Junior Brown. PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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An Evening of Blues & Jazz / The Lawrence Olds Band
An Evening of Blues & Jazz / The Lawrence Olds Band
An Evening of Blues & Jazz / The Lawrence Olds Band

An Evening of Blues & Jazz / The Lawrence Olds Band

Friday, May 4, 2018

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

Over the past 20 years Lawrence has performed regularly from New York City to Key West, Florida, delighting audiences of all ages with his rich vocals and warm personality. You won't want to miss his epic return to The Cultural Arts Center and this fun evening of blues & jazz classics! Dinner and drinks are available for sale at the show! Performers: Lawrence Olds (vocals); Chris Whiteman (guitar); Charlie Kilpatrick (keyboard); Carter Blough (bass); Todd Woodson (drums). Click below for tickets to this staff favorite! PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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An Evening of Bluegrass / Slack Family Bluegrass Band
An Evening of Bluegrass / Slack Family Bluegrass Band
An Evening of Bluegrass / Slack Family Bluegrass Band

An Evening of Bluegrass / Slack Family Bluegrass Band

Friday, June 1, 2018

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7:00 pm

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$17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door.

SEASON FINALE SHOW! The Slacks have been around the Richmond, Virginia area for over 15 years playing for the masses and lovin' every minute of it! Today this family of “brothers from different mothers” creates energetic, diverse and infectious music featuring three part vocal harmonies and a wide variety of indigenous influences that give more than a nod to the way “it used to was”.  This blend of traditional, contemporary and original tunes with mass appeal for all ages renders music their fans affectionately dub "slackgrass”. Claim your seats today to our 2nd Stage / Season Finale concert that bluegrass fans alike are sure to love! Plus, enjoy dinner and drinks for sale at the show from DeFazio's Catering! PLEASE NOTE: For general admission seats, select the "Best Available" button on the order page. For $20 reserved seats, select the "CHOOSE SEATS" button on the order page. (Discounts do not apply to reserved seating.) Once all reserved seats are filled, general admission tickets may still be available. For questions or assistance ordering tickets, feel free to also call us at 804-261-ARTS (2787).

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