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 […]

Fall Fest

Fall Festival has returned! The festival will take place on the 200 block of Allen Street from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come on out for free pumpkins for the kids at the Pumpkin Patch, enjoy the Bounce House, Tumble Bus, Pony Rides, and more. Fun and games for the whole family! Enjoy music throughout […]

“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 […]

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 […]

LION BASH

Join us on the 100 and 200 blocks of South Allen Street in downtown State College for the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash!  Learn about the State College and Penn State community with over 75 engagement stations while enjoying: Games and activities Music and entertainment FREE giveaways and food Block Party + Community Resource […]

The Robert Cray Band

Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades. He has five Grammy wins, is a Blues Hall of Fame inductee, a recipient of the Americana Lifetime achievement award, and has completed countless tours and recorded over 20 acclaimed albums. The glow of a career in music […]

Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra Music Festival at Seven Mountains

Spend the afternoon relaxing at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, enjoying live music, and supporting the Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra. Each $35 ticket include one glass of wine (or alternate beverage), hors d’oeuvres, and a performance by the Allegheny Winds. A silent auction will be held to benefit the Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra. See a list of all […]

Crystal Chakra Workshop and Sound Bath

Chakra Crystal Workshop and Sound Bath with Jason Adams and Denise Strayer. In this workshop, participants will learn about the healing properties of crystals and how they can affect our overall health. We will discuss chakras and how crystals can assist in stimulating and releasing energy of the subtle body system. Learn how to cleanse, […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. Each year, Children and Youth Day kicks off the beginning of the festival. At the Central PA Festival of the Arts Children and Youth Day, artists […]