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 […]

Sam Bush with The Travelin’ McCourys

When: Wednesday, Oct. 25th, 8 p.m. Who: Sam Bush with The Travelin’ McCorys What: Live Music, Americana Pricing: Premium Orchestra – $47.50; Orchestra & Balcony- $43.50 — There is only one Sam Bush. The Americana Music Association awarded Bush the Lifetime Achievement Award as an Instrumentalist. Punch Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Greensky Bluegrass are just […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pop Up Ave

Pop Up Ave is back! Join us on Fraser Street and Calder Way in Downtown State College for a day of handmade and vintage treasure hunting with some of the raddest vendors in PA (and beyond)! There will also be live music, food, beer—and it’s completely free! Check out for more info, including our […]

“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 […]

The Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra presents “Poetic Inspirations”

Poetic Inspirations Sunday, September 22, 3 pm – Penn State Recital Hall Yaniv Attar, music director Rachel Copeland, soprano soloist James Lyon, violin soloist Ralph Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending Benjamin Britten – Les Illuminations, Op. 18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – “L’amerò, sarò costante”, Il rè pastore, K.208 Franz Joseph Haydn – Symphony No.6 […]

Weekend Events September 20th-22nd

Are you looking for something fun to do this  weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening in and around downtown between Friday, September 20th and Sunday, September 22nd. Enjoy! Friday, September 20 Fall Open House                  […]

Tanya Tucker: While I’m Livin’

At the age of 13, the original female country outlaw Tanya Tucker was the youngest female to grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine with the message, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me.” Dubbed as the female Elvis, she achieved mainstream chart topping success with 15 number 1 hits including “Delta Dawn,” 41 top 10 hits, […]