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The Arts at Millersville University is proud to open its 2019-2020 season with ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro! Performing from his newest record, “The Greatest Day”, this evening features some of his most adventuresome playing yet. From artistic interpretations of Leonard Cohen’s iconic hymn “Hallelujah” and The Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby” to originals that pulsate with a vibrant life, this “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” is not to be missed.
Firmly rooted in the soil of their native Québec, this energetic power trio weaves precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion, and guitar accompaniment to create a jubilant musical feast. Susquehanna Folk Music Society members receive a $3 discount.
The Insight Marketing Conference is the first conference in Central Pennsylvania that educates local business owners and industry professionals on the latest trends and information in their dynamic industry. During the last week of September 2019, about 350 professionals from top brands and agencies will gain the expertise they need to stay up-to-date with ever-changing technology, best practices, and industry trends. Our inspiring speakers, energetic panel discussions and networking will propel attendees into their next wave of marketing success. About…
Currently starring in the TONY-nominated hit musical, Beetlejuice, acclaimed TONY nominee Rob McClure (Chaplin) celebrates his unique influences through story and song. His concert features hits from his multi-faceted Broadway career, including the shows Chaplin, Honeymoon in Vegas, Avenue Q and Something Rotten. Rob’s vibrant cabaret features lots of laughs, memories and Smiles.
GRAMMY award-winning ensemble, Chanticleer, hailed as the “world’s reigning male chorus,” celebrates over 41 years of performances with their seamless blend of 12 male voices and styles ranging from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres
A multi-media, modern variety show created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and featuring the most exciting New York musicians and dancers, Harlem 100 pays homage to the era made famous in the Apollo Theater, the Cotton Club and other celebrated venues of the Harlem Renaissance that hosted legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes and Billie Holiday.
In honor of Veteran’s Day weekend, Glory Denied is an opera retelling the true story of Vietnam veteran Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest held prisoner of war, who returns home to a country he no longer recognizes and a family who barely recognizes him. Explore the unimaginable bravery asked of soldiers and even the nature of hope itself.
Cheer on your home town big band led by Kate Umble Smucker as her talented musicians revel in the swinging sounds of Count Basie with selections from the “Sinatra at The Sands” album. Hear the hits, including “Street of Dreams” and “My Kind of Town,” sung by Lancaster’s favorite crooner Tuck Ryan.
This family-friendly performance, now in its 8th season with the Arts at Millersville, features evocatively-sung Irish and Scottish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing. Seasonal photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich Celtic historical traditions and a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas with these fine artists from Ireland, Scotland and the U.S.
Join the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, in an intimate and unique holiday concert you will never forget. Experience a mix of both song and dance with a line-up of familiar Christmas and classic Celtic tunes as the duo, accompanied by an incredible array of talented musicians and their children, warm your heart with their red hot holiday spirit! The Paloma School of Irish Dance will be performing as part of a special pre show event at…
In honor of Black History month, this concert will feature songs, poetry and prose by 20th and 21st Century African American composers and authors often under-recognized by the general public, but who earned esteemed accolades including the Pulitzer Prize and the Guggenheim Fellowship. Featuring Helena Brown – soprano, Kristina Lewis – mezzo soprano, Jordan Weatherston Pitts – tenor and Rocky Sellers – bass. This event is being presented by Penn Square Music Festival.
The award-winning Swedish quintet Jaerv is back! Presenting extroverted, vigorous and heartfelt folk music with influences from both jazz and pop, the members have created a varied stage performance where five-voiced tunes blend with energetic dances and free improvisations. Tickets are $22 for Susquehanna Folk Music Society members.
“At the cutting edge of the next generation of Irish musicians…with a fierce familiarity with the old ways” (Irish Music Magazine), this traditional Celtic band truly has worldwide reach. Téada is driven by a fascination with the timeless, expressive force of music inherited from previous generations, making it one of Irish traditional music’s most exciting and innovative ensembles. Visit ArtsMU.com for more info.