An Evening with Donna the Buffalo

Donna the Buffalo offers everything you want in a roots band — songs that matter, a groove that makes you dance, an audience that spans generations, and a musical voice that evokes a sense of community. They’re  well known for their lyrics about human potential and community. Throughout their album, “Dance in the Street,” Jeb […]

An Evening with George Winston

When: Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 8 p.m. Who: George Winston What: Live Music, solo piano Pricing: Premium- $39.50 (Includes Fee); Orchestra & Balcony- $34.50 (Includes Fee)   — George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million […]

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Country Legend Marty Stuart was born with country in his blood. From Philadelphia, Missouri, Stuart is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country singer-songwriter best known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly and honky tonk. After performing with Johnny Cash in the mid-80s, Stuart pursued a solo career that landed him numerous hits […]

Women’s Voices

“Women’s Voices” is meant to celebrate women’s voices in music and life, which seems especially important in these strange times. Performers Include: Anchor&Arrow The Lemon Drops Jazz Kat Kristi Jean & Her Ne’er-Do-Wells Pure Cane Sugar Band Miss Melanie’s Double Something Natascha & The Spy Boys Jackie Brown & The Gill Street Band

“It’s All About Love” Starring Maceo Parker and Featuring the Maceo Parker Big Band

7:30 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Legendary saxophonist Maceo Parker embodies the legacy of soul and funk music like no other musician today. Always at the forefront, Parker has been a common thread in the history of funk—pioneering the sound of the genre in collaborations alongside seminal icons such as James Brown, George […]

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra – The Clown Princes

The acclaimed Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will accompany the silent films One Week, with Buster Keaton; Get Out And Get Under, with Harold Lloyd; and Easy Street, with Charlie Chaplin. The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra is the world’s only year-round, professional ensemble re-creating “America’s Original Music” – the syncopated sounds of early musical theater, silent cinema, and vintage […]

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra – The Clown Princes

The acclaimed Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will accompany the silent films One Week, with Buster Keaton; Get Out And Get Under, with Harold Lloyd; and Easy Street, with Charlie Chaplin. The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra is the world’s only year-round, professional ensemble re-creating “America’s Original Music” – the syncopated sounds of early musical theater, silent cinema, and vintage […]

The Philosophy of Hope Concert

Join us for an Extraordinary Musical Journey through Adversity to Hope and Resilience! The captivating voices and exceptional talents of some of State College’s best musicians, backed by a multi-generational choir and enlivened with dramatic set design, allows the music to give, in the words of the great philosopher Plato, “…a soul to the universe, wings to the […]

Imani Winds and Catalyst Quartet “(Im)migration: Music of Change”

7:30 pm Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Schwab Auditorium Imani Winds and Catalyst Quartet will join talents for a concert featuring a new work by Catalyst violinist and composer Jessie Montgomery. The composition is inspired by the Great Migration of African Americans, during the early to middle twentieth century, from the perspective of Montgomery’s great-grandfather William […]

Emmet Cohen Trio and Houston Person

7:30 pm Thursday, September 12, 2019 Schwab Auditorium The Emmet Cohen Trio provided the instrumentals for the September 2018 Schwab Auditorium concert featuring vocalist Veronica Swift. This season pianist Cohen and his trio mates will be accompanied by Houston Person, a hard bop jazz saxophonist who, in his celebrated career, has recorded everything from disco […]