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Season Events

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Heaven is a Food Truck Fest

Heaven is a Food Truck Fest

September 03, 2015 @ 5:30 PM

Celebrate GPAC's new Season with a food truck festival!

Join us Thursday, September 3 at 5:30 pm in the GPAC Grove before 80's sensation Belinda Carlisle of the Go-Go's hits the main stage at 7:30 pm! We will be featuring these heavenly food trucks: Hot Mess Burritos, Stick'em, Fuel Cafe and MemPops! Dj Mark Anderson will be spinning some sweet 80's beats.

Admission to the party in the Grove is FREE but tickets are limited for Belinda Carlisle.

We hope you can join us for the whole night!

OOOoooOo Heaven is a Food Truck Fest!!!

Belinda Carlisle

September 03, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Known worldwide as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go’s-one of the most successful all female bands of all time-Belinda Carlisle transitioned from front person to pop star. She is one of the 80's ultimate performers whose top selling singles are definitive examples of the decade. Come early for HEAVEN IS A FOOD TRUCK FEST

Jazz in the Box presents Joe Alterman, piano

September 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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A pianist and composer, Joe Alterman has performed at venues around the world including the Blue Note Jazz Club in Milan, Blues Alley in Washington, DC, and Preservation Hall in New Orleans. He has led groups at venues in New York City including the Blue Note Jazz Club, the Iridium, the Kitano, 21 Club, Le Cirque, and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, among others. 

Indigo Girls

September 25, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

With a legacy of albums and countless U.S. and international tours behind them, the Indigo Girls—Amy Ray and Emily Saliers—have forged their own way in the folk rock music business.  Amy and Emily are the only duo with Top 40 titles on the Billboard chart in the '80s, '90s, '00s and '10s, and have secured their spot as one of the most legendary musical acts of this generation.

Opening Act: South Alabama singer-songwriter Kristy Lee

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The Okee Dokee Brothers: Adventure Songs

October 23, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Adventure Songs is a musical performance of The Okee Dokee Brothers rooted in their childhood imaginations. Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Their extended canoe trip down the Mississippi River inspired their GRAMMY Award winning album Can You Canoe? and their trek along the Appalachian Trail is the subject of their latest release, Through the Woods. With songs written by campfire and harmonies born on the water, the natural world is at the heart of their Americana folk music. Adventure Songs makes room for kids to dance, for parents to share stories, and for everyone to gain respect for nature, each other, and the world we live in.

Vienna Boys Choir

October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Come hear twenty-five angelic voices perform with pure tone and distinctive charm, backed by more than 500 years of Viennese tradition. The most beloved choir in the world performs a wide repertoire of Austrian folk songs, pop tunes and classical masterpieces. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Swing big band style with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. This contemporary swing revival band fuses classic American sounds from Jazz, Dixieland and big-band traditions. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jazz in the Box presents Alexis Cole, piano/vocals

November 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O'Day. She's performed with the Boston Pops and New York Philharmonic and on stage at venues from Avery Fisher Hall to the Kennedy Center. She can be seen at top jazz venues like Dizzy's Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Blues Alley, and Billboard Live, Tokyo.  

AiRealistic : Breaking Surface

November 07, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

GPAC brings physical theater to a new peak with AiRealistic! An acrobatic aerial dance theater work staged in and over a flooded stage, Breaking Surface blends dynamic physicality with surprising perspectives and diverse theatrical genres. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

David Sanborn

November 14, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of jazz with one of the most influential and acclaimed saxophonists, David Sanborn. For over four decades the six-time Grammy winner has released over 30 albums in a limitless range of genres. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Larry Gatlin with Jason D. Williams

January 09, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Country music's chart-topping legend Larry Gatlin performs a rare solo, acoustic set in GPAC intimate listening hall. Setting the stage for the golden-voiced singer-songwriter Gatlin is Jason D. Williams, the rockabilly sensation who has been dazzling crowds live for three decades. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Dianne Reeves

January 16, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

One of the foremost jazz vocalists in the world, Dianne Reeves is recognized for her virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jazz in the Box presents Gerald Stephens, piano & Jeremy Shrader, trumpet/vocals

January 29, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Gerald Stephens has been in demand as a blues and jazz pianist in the Mid-South area since 1995, and has performed with many notable musicians of local and international fame, including Levon Helm, Hugh Masekela, The Memphis Horns, Antonio Hart, Annie Sellick, and Valerie June. While performing solo, with various groups and recording his own music, Stephens teaches at Rhodes College and the University of Memphis.    

Koresh Dance Company

January 30, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Known for their athleticism, diversity, and dynamic dance, the critically acclaimed Koresh Dance Company was founded by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh. Both eloquent and explosive, this dance troupe presents an exciting blend of ballet, modern and jazz choreography. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Rising to prominence as a gifted performer, first with Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra band, the pianist Marcus Roberts is famous for his dazzling virtuosic playing that taps this full range of the jazz piano tradition. Together with the Modern Jazz Generation, a 12-piece ensemble, Roberts represents the next generation of jazz greats. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jazz in the Box presents Michelle Walker, vocals

February 19, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Armed with a provocative, whiskey-soaked tone, jazz vocalist Michelle Walker is a charismatic singer that uses an artful blend of blues, bebop, swing and soul with playful rhythmic expressiveness. Based in New York City, she bends the lines and pushes the boundaries of jazz vocal art. With rich colors and adventurous flexibility, she moves easily from a dark, deep tone to a mid-range, swinging lilt. 

Sing Along with The Muppet Movie

February 20, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Goodie bag purchase includes free admission. Goodie bag purchase required by everyone.

The IBEX Puppetry Presentation of the Sing Along with The Muppet Movie provides family-friendly, raucous interactions with the classic, timeless Jim Henson film. Sing Along with The Muppet Movie was created by Heather Henson, Jim Henson's daughter, and her production company, IBEX Puppetry. In this Sing Along, IBEX Puppetry leads the audience of cheering, singing fans to renew their Rainbow Connection with our fleecy friends who started it all. It's full of interactive surprises like bubbles, streamers, kites, confetti pops, and characters coming right out of the screen into the audience. Children and adults alike are urged to yell out famous lines, blow bubbles, dance in the aisles, and of course, sing along  with the movies to forge new or renew connections to films from another generation.

Danú

March 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

This spirited ensemble from Ireland’s County Waterford in Ireland offers an authentic and passionate celebration of Celtic culture with its high-energy performances. For more than a decade, Danú has performed to enthusiastic audiences around the globe with its use of traditional instruments such as flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, and bouzouki accompanied by exquisite vocals.

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Jazz in the Box presents Bria Skonberg, trumpet/vocals

March 18, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Bria Skonberg is a catalyst for all things jazz.  Hailing from West Coast Canada and now living in New York City, the award winning trumpeter/vocalist/composer is "poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation."- Wall Street Journal.

Houston Ballet II

March 31, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

The dynamic second company of the acclaimed Houston Ballet travels the world with a wide array of dance works from stunning contemporary pieces from leading choreographers to excerpts from the great classics. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jazz in the Box presents Diego Figueiredo, guitar

April 01, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Diego Figueiredo (pronounced fig-a-reed-o) is considered one of the most talented guitar players in the world today. He is the winner of several important competitions including the Montreux Jazz Competition and the VISA Prize. Diego has released over nineteen albums to date, three DVD’s, and several instructional books. His music is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa Nova and Classical. Diego’s unique interpretation, along with his phenomenal technique and emotion, has created an explosion of adoring fans and concert goers.  Born in Franca, Brazil, Diego has performed in over forty countries around the world. 

Stewart Copeland and Jon Kimura Parker & Co.

April 02, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Stewart Copeland’s instantly recognizable drumming pairs with virtuoso pianist Jon Kimura Parker for a night of chamber music for a new generation. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jesse Cook

April 09, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Considered one of the most influential artists in the world of "nuevo flamenco" music, Jesse Cook fuses his virtuosic flamenco guitar techniques with almost every genre of world and popular music including jazz, rock, rumba, gypsy, tango and salsa. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Branford Marsalis Quartet

April 14, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Enjoy an evening of unsurpassed jazz with saxophonist Branford Marsalis performing with his highly acclaimed quartet.  Having gained initial acclaim through his work with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his own brother Wynton’s quintet, Branford Marsalis has long been considered a star in his own right. The three-time Grammy Award winner was recently named an NEA Jazz Master, the highest honor that our nation bestows on jazz artists. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Pilobolus

April 16, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Since 1971, this avant-garde dance company has built its fervent and expanding national and international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal, and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over. The results of these collaborations has proven amazing feats can be achieved, and Pilobolus has been recognized for its developments in dance and multimedia art. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

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