Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Emporia Arts Center invites you to join us on Tuesday, April 30, 7 pm at The Emporia Granada Theatre for a roaring night of jazz and swing music as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy takes the stage.

Since it’s formation in the early nineties in Ventura, California, the band has toured virtually nonstop. Early on, they reminded the world, in the midst of the grunge era no less, that it was still cool to swing!

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s efforts to promote and revitalize swing music have taken shape as much more than a simple tribute. Taking inspiration from the creators of this uniquely American art form, the band’s original horn-infused music and legendary high energy show introduces the genre to a new and younger generation while remaining cognizant and respectful of the music’s rich legacy.

What’s in store at a Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performance? A rousing good time, with exuberant and dapper-dressed musicians who turn a performance into an experience.

Rollicking yet polished.
Let’s jive!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE and at 815 Commercial St. or call (620) 343-6473.

Special Thanks to our Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Sponsors:

Major Presenting Sponsor
Underwriter
Event Partner
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Andreas Klein: Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Emporia Arts Center invites you to join us on Sunday, March 10, 2pm at Beach Music Hall for an afternoon filled with touching musical artistry as world renowned pianist Andreas Klein graces the stage.

Since his meteoric start in his native Germany, performing recitals and as a soloist with orchestra, he eventually answered the call to go to the Juilliard School in New York.

Klein has performed in many of the leading houses of Europe, from Wigmore Hall in London to the Berlin Philharmonie, as well as Carnegie Hall in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and is at home with the grandeur of playing with the Berlin Philharmonic or the vast reaches of Ravinia Festival(where he received TWO standing ovations) as he is with the intimacy of Le Poisson Rouge (NYC).

The audience of Klein’s concert can expect an emotional performance featuring works from Schumann, Brahms, Mozart, and the like. Klein’s flowing musicality allows listeners to feel the sensitivity of classical music. Klein will bring taste, touch, and tone to the keys, unlike any other pianist. See why the New York Times calls Andreas Klein “a pianist who makes silences sound like music” in a performance video below.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE and at 815 Commercial St. or call (620) 343 6473

Special Thanks to Our Andreas Klein Sponsors

Major Presenting Sponsor
Underwriter
Event Partner
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FAREWELL ANGELINA : Friday, October 26, 2018

Join us FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26TH for a superstar act with killer songs performed by all-female country group, Farewell Angelina!

Farewell Angelina leaves everything they have on stage every night. They create “moments” – not for their audience, but WITH their audience.

Fiddles, guitars, harmonies, and a dash of attitude.

Expect these four strong women to deliver sophisticated songs that matter to radio and fans hungry for real depth, artistry and perspective.

Check out their amazing single Roughstock(and EAC!) calls “Our favorite new country song” : If It Ain’t With You.

A special thanks to our Major Presenting Sponsor

Underwriter

Event Partner

Hope to see you there!

TICKETS HERE  and at 815 Commercial St.
or call (620) 343 6473

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MOMIX | Opus Cactus : Wednesday, September 26th

 

We are kicking off our 2018-2019 Performing Arts Series with the mind-bending and soul-grasping talent of MOMIX.

Under the direction of Moses Pendleton and with nothing more than a bit of light, shadow, props, and the human body, MOMIX has astonished audiences on five continents for more than 38 years.

Posted by Emporia Arts Council on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

One night only at Albert Taylor Hall on Emporia State University campus, world renowned dancer-illusionists, MOMIX, will take you on a sensory journey through the American Southwest in their performance OPUS CACTUS.

Opus Cactus promises a night of of fun and surreal experiences for the whole family. Natural elements like slithering snakes and huge saguaro cacti combine with the physical artistry of MOMIX to magically translate the hidden beauty of the southwest.

Buy Your Tickets Here!

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