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Season Events

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An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell [Just added]

January 05, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Due to overwhelming demand we're adding a 2nd night of Jason Isbell at GPAC on January 5th! Tickets go on sale this Tuesday December 6 at 10am!
(tip for buying online: make your account on our ticketing site in advance)

GPAC presents An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell January 5, 2017 at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale to the public December 2 at 10 AM. Isbell's most recent album, Something More Than Free, won the GRAMMY Award for Best Americana Album. Additionally, “24 Frames” from the same album won the GRAMMY for Best American/Roots Song. The alt-country singer/songwriter is a master of writing songs that maximize the emotional impact of his heartrending voice, proving himself a consummate storyteller, building a loyal fan base with his stripped-down, emotionally relatable songs.

An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell [SOLD OUT]

An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell [SOLD OUT]

January 06, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

SOLD OUT! GPAC presents An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell. Isbell's most recent album, Something More Than Free, won the GRAMMY Award for Best Americana Album. Additionally, “24 Frames” from the same album won the GRAMMY for Best American/Roots Song. The alt-country singer/songwriter is a master of writing songs that maximize the emotional impact of his heartrending voice, proving himself a consummate storyteller, building a loyal fan base with his stripped-down, emotionally relatable songs.

Jazz in the Box presents Katie Thiroux, bass & vocals

January 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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Katie Thiroux began playing acoustic bass at the age of 8 and soon after started exploring jazz and classical vocal styles. Since then, she has built a reputation on her swinging bass and clear vocals. Thiroux's instrumental arrangements are both inspired by and reflective of her musical idols: Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Chet Baker and Anita O’Day. Her passion for jazz music extends beyond performance and technique. Thiroux believes that exposure to jazz history, culture and styles through education is vital in keeping the music alive and thriving.

Regina Carter

January 14, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Over a span of more than two decades, violinist Regina Carter has established herself as an enduring and creative force in jazz. She demonstrates an unbridled artistry and imagination and has explored a broad diversity of styles from jazz to classical and soul to African. Carter draws from a diverse well of influences that include classical, Motown swing, funk, and world music, among others. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

ArtSavvy: Contemporary Dance 101

ArtSavvy: Contemporary Dance 101

January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Get a fresh look at contemporary dance with Memphis-based performer and choreographer, Wayne Smith. This session will use video, discussion and interactive movement to highlight the choreography and technique of Alonzo King LINES Ballet.

This is a FREE event with reservations required. Please contact the Box Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 751-7500 for reservations.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet

January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Guided since 1982 by the unique artistic vision of award-winning choreographer Alonzo King, LINES Ballet is renowned for connecting audiences to a profound sense of shared humanity, blending traditional ballet choreography with pioneering contemporary dance. Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

Balé Folclórico da Bahia

January 29, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

The only professional folk dance company in Brazil, Balé Folclórico da Bahia is a 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians and singers that performs a spectacular repertory based on “Bahian” folkloric dances of African origin including slave dances, capoeira (a form of martial arts), samba and those celebrating Carnival. The company presents the region’s most important cultural manifestations under a contemporary theatrical vision that reflects its popular origins. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Joey Alexander

February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

Since jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander first encountered the piano at the age of six, his musical intuition has flourished alongside a love of jazz. His talent has taken the world by storm, stunning audiences across the globe.

Last year, at the age of 12, Joey released his debut album My Favourite Things to great acclaim. The Indonesian jazz prodigy has become one of the youngest musicians ever to be nominated for a Grammy award; and not in one, but two categories–Best Improvised Jazz Solo and Best Jazz Instrumental Album.  Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

Jazz in the Box presents Joyce Cobb, vocals

February 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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Subscriptions and single tickets on sale now! 

Jazz in the Box Series Sponsor: AMRO

Southern Soul Assembly

March 03, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Southern Soul Assembly featuring JJ Grey, Marc Broussard, Luther Dickinson and Anders Osborne debuted last spring to rave reviews. All highly seasoned artists and band leaders, they have demonstrated a natural ability to contribute to each other’s music through harmonies and guitar, each building and adding meaningfully to the songs. Southern Soul Assembly draws from the rich legacy of American Southern culture of each of the players. Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

Al Jarreau

March 04, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style is one of the world’s most precious treasures. Since the mid-1970s, this versatile singer has applied his distinctive and instantly recognizable vocal style – a unique combination of lyrical swing and captivating vocalese – to a broad spectrum of musical genres. With this eclectic approach, he has earned much success along the way – enough to position him as the only vocalist in history to claim Grammy Awards in the three distinct genres of jazz, pop and R&B. Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

Jazz in the Box presents Bobby Broom, Master Jazz Guitar Series

March 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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Subscriptions and single tickets on sale now! 

Master Jazz Guitar Series Sponsor: Lee & Sharon Grinspan 

Jazz in the Box Series Sponsor: AMRO

Stacey Kent

March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Stacey Kent began her musical career as an interpreter of American standards, bringing her own unmistakable, intimate and emotionally intelligent style to a vast repertoire. A natural minimalist, she gained a legion of fans for her "less is more" approach. While her music has become increasingly involved with French and Brazilian influences, the same quiet intensity that characterized her interpretation of the "Great American Songbook" has continued to inform her singing. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

ArtSavvy: Bollywood Then and Now

ArtSavvy: Bollywood Then and Now

March 28, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Discover the origin of India’s national cinema and how it grew to become one of the country’s largest and most powerful industries. This session will use film and discussion to highlight the elaborate dance styles and music of Bollywood films. This ArtSavvy is in conjunction with our International Series show Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical.

This is a FREE event with reservations required. Please contact the Box Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 751-7500 for reservations.

MOMIX

March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

A perennial crowd favorite, MOMIX is a company of dance-illusionists known for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty.  With nothing more than light, shadow, props and the human body, MOMIX has wowed audiences throughout the world for more than 30 years. Momix transports audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery. Subscribe and save 30%! 

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical

April 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Featuring all the extravaganza, escapism and romance that is "Bollywood," this production is a fusion of east and west, classical dance steps, new impossibly sexy moves, traditional silks and turbans with leather and lycra with modern music played on the finest Indian Classical instruments.

This turbo-charged, joyfully uplifting show is a riot of swirling colour, high-energy music and sensational dance scenes. This is a true Masala musical "a spicy mixture of action, comedy, melodrama, songs and thrilling dance sequences." Subscribe and save up to 30%!

NBE Springloaded: Coppélia Remix

April 07, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

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Memphis’s own New Ballet Ensemble is nationally known for their unique hybrid dance creations, stirring up classical ballet, contemporary dance, tap, hip-hop, flamenco and Memphis Jookin’ into captivating theatrical productions that appeal to all ages. The Ensemble returns to GPAC with Springloaded, featuring Coppélia Remix, a condensed reinvention of the ballet classic set at A. Schwab’s on Beale Street. When lonely toymaker Dr. Coppélius creates a beautiful life-sized doll, high-spirited complications and mistaken identities lead to a happy ending for all. Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

Russian National Ballet: Don Quixote

April 20, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

Resplendent with glittering costumes, lavish sets and Leon Minkus’ sweeping score, this colorful production is Russian ballet at its most powerful and thrilling, transporting audiences to a make-believe Spain where dancing dryads, gypsies, and knights will delight audiences. Subscribe and save up to 30%! 

GPAC

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Germantown, TN 38138
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