Here’s what’s on the slate for this winter’s Center entertainment
Center for the Arts is please to announce their 2017 winter season lineup; comprised of musical performances and spoken word. The upcoming winter season features a substantial roster brimming with exceptional musicians and speakers:
Dec 27 Robert Randolph & the Family Band
It wasn’t until he was out of his teens that Randolph broke away from the confines of his social and musical conditioning and discovered rock, funk, soul, jazz and the jam band scene, soon forging his own sound by fusing elements of those genres. Tickets and more info.
Jan 10 An Evening with Rufus Wainwright
Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. Tickets and more info.
Jan 14 An Evening with Samantha Fish, Marcus King, and Judith Hill
Tickets and more info.
Jan 18 The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini
The band’s new trio format enabled Victor to develop and display a staggering array of fingerboard skills that turned him into a bass hero of epic proportions and helped earn the band their first Grammy. Tickets and more info.
Jan 26 The Moth – Mainstage
The Moth hosts live storytelling events in cities around the world. Tickets and more info.
Jan 30 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
“The stellar New Orleans musician is one of contemporary music’s most underrated forces. His latest full-length is an energetic showcase of his wonderful blend of funk, soul, and, most of all, brassy, Big Easy jazz.”—Entertainment Weekly. Tickets and more info.
Feb 6 On the Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & Movies
With 50-years’ experience in music and entertainment, T Bone Burnett has earned an unparalleled reputation as an innovative artist, songwriter, producer, performer, film and concert producer, record company owner, and artists’ advocate. Tickets and more info.
Mar 5 An Evening with Shovels & Rope
An evening with Shovels & Rope grants the band freedom to treat each show as a unique and more intimate experience, by telling stories and taking requests. Tickets and more info.
Mar 11 An Acoustic Evening with Anders Osborne
Between the potency of his richly detailed songwriting, his intensely emotional, soulful vocals and his piercing, expert guitar work, New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure. Tickets and more info.
Tickets for the winter season go on sale Tickets go on sale Dec 6 at 12PM MSTat jhcenterforthearts.org and in person at The Center Box Office. A limited number of discounted ticket packages will be available. Box office processing fees apply to all tickets.
Robert Randolph and the Family Band LIVE at The Center Theater
A rich fusion of rock, funk, soul, and jazz will soon be radiating from The Center Theater’s main stage as Robert Randolph and the...
Rufus Wainwright is one of the greatest male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. New York-born and Montreal-raised, Rufus has released seven studio albums, three...
Samantha Fish, Marcus King, and Judith Hill
An evening of amazing musicians. Tickets on sale December 6th at noon, $47-$57. Here is a clip from Samantha Fish:
The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini
The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini. Tickets on sale December 6th at noon for $49 Check out this preview:
On the Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & Movies
This dude can jam. Tickets are $89. Here is a clip with him and John Mayer:
Shovels & Rope
An amazing folk duo from Charleston, South Carolina. Shovels & Rope will fit right in with Jackson’s western style music scene. This will be...
An Evening with Anders Osborne
Anders Osborne has a unique style and voice. Originally from Sweden and now residing from New Orleans, Anders has been creating incredible tunes since...