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Pink Martini

[ Wednesday, January 15, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Come party with Pink Martini! A crowd favorite, Pink Martini returns to Gainesville to celebrate their 30th anniversary on a tour that promises to be packed with stylish fun. Drawing inspiration from all over the world—crossing genres from big band American jazz to old-fashioned French pop—the group tours the globe with their multilingual repertoire on […]


[ Monday, November 4, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by The Washington Post, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the first musical to take a ground-breaking look—from the point of view of both the parents and young people—at our complex, interconnected, and social media-filled lives.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN is recommended for ages 12 and up and […]

An Evening with David Sedaris

[ Wednesday, October 9, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
David Sedaris will catch you off guard with his irreverent laugh-out-loud storytelling. His distinctively gentle and sardonic voice is instantly recognized by anyone who has tuned into his classic Santaland Diaries, broadcast on NPR each holiday season. A GRAMMY®-nominated radio contributor, his autobiographical essays are written for the listener as much as for the reader, […]

Jahari Stampley Trio

[ Saturday, September 28, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Young pianist Jahari Stampley blasted onto the international jazz scene in 2023 by winning the prestigious Herbie Hancock Institute Competition. Accompanied by his GRAMMY®-nominated multi-instrumentalist mother, D-Erania Stampley, and drummer Miguel Russell, Jahari performs ultra-funky, dimension-opening jazz with a triumphant style that is unmistakably his own.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting on the Phillips Center […]


[ Thursday, March 20, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
GRAMMY® and Emmy-winning ensemble TIME FOR THREE (TF3) defies conventions with genre-bending excellence. Their unique instrumentation of two violins and a double bass well matches their extraordinary sound, which merges classical, Americana, modern pop, and singer-songwriter styles. Their signature charismatic performances and pushing of creative boundaries leaves audiences captivated worldwide.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting […]


[ Tuesday, March 11, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
THE PEKING ACROBATS perform daring maneuvers with awe-inspiring acrobatic feats to create a breathtaking, all-ages spectacle with the festive pageantry of a Chinese carnival. Experience their precarious pagoda of chairs, trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. Rooted in centuries of Chinese history, THE PEKING ACROBATS seek to uphold the rich and ancient folk art […]

Ziggy and Miles

[ Sunday, February 23, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Australian guitar duo, Ziggy and Miles, are changing how you hear classical music. With unmatched skill and passion, they promise to bring you a night of guitar virtuosity with influences from composers ranging from Rodrigo to Page in a blend of technical mastery and heartfelt passion.

Niyaz presents The Fourth Light Project

[ Friday, February 21, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Iranian-born Azam Ali and Loga Torkian’s Fourth Light Project is an immersive, trance-inducing multimedia experience inspired by the 8th century mystic poetess Rabia Al Basri. Niyaz mixes modern electronic music and state of the art interactive technology with traditional Middle Eastern instruments, a female whirling dervish, and ancient poetry for a vivid, almost psychedelic, blending […]


[ Tuesday, February 11, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Wednesday, February 12, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Thursday, February 13, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The GRAMMY® Award-winning music and the infectious energy of its mesmerizing choreography and breathtaking performances has left audiences in awe and established Riverdance as a global cultural sensation. 

To celebrate this incredible […]

José Valentino and Charlton Singleton

[ Saturday, February 1, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
José Valentino, a recipient of multiple Latin GRAMMY® Awards, is a versatile multi-instrumentalist with a musical style that traverses R&B, Latin, jazz, fusion, and beyond. Charlton Singleton is a multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning trumpeter, conductor of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, and a founding member of the acclaimed Gullah quintet Ranky Tanky. Together, Valentino and Singleton promise […]

Stella Cole

[ Friday, January 31, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Let this performance transport you to a 1940s jazz club with moody lighting and the sounds of soft chatter and clinking glasses that fade away as a star takes the stage. Raised on old movies and classic singers, Stella Cole captivates audiences with her soothing renditions of tunes from the Great American Songbook, and a […]

Geneva Lewis

[ Sunday, January 26, 2025; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Hailed as “clearly one to watch” (Musical America), violinist Geneva Lewis is at the forefront of a new generation of performers carrying forward the classical canon with remarkable mastery. She has the power to dominate the music, yet handles it with elegance. Geneva is the recipient of a 2022 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, 2021 Avery Fisher […]

Cirque Kalabanté

[ Tuesday, January 21, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Cirque Kalabanté features gravity-defying acrobatics and jaw-dropping displays of contortion and strength. Inspired by daily life in Guinea, this performance is designed to share the beauty, youth, and artistry of West African culture. Founded by Guinean-born Cirque du Soleil veteran Yamoussa Bongoura, Kalabanté means “ambitious child with exceptional courage” in West African Sousou. Cirque Kalabanté […]

Pacifica Quartet

[ Friday, January 17, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, January 18, 2025; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
One Quartet — Two Different Programs! The Pacifica Quartet has established itself as one of the finest chamber ensembles to hit the stage. With their powerful energy and captivating sound, it is no wonder that this quartet has a career that spans nearly three decades and multiple GRAMMY® Awards. Choose one performance or indulge in […]

Amaryn Olmeda

[ Sunday, April 6, 2025; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
“Prodigy” is a lofty label, but in the case of Amaryn Olmeda, the shoe fits. Amaryn won her first competition at age 9, debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age 13, and made her Carnegie Hall solo debut at 14. At 16, the bold, expressive playing style of this rising star rivals that of international […]

The Guy Mintus Trio

[ Saturday, March 29, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Guy Mintus brings the expertise of a trained concert pianist, the energy of a showman, and a jazz musician’s sense of adventure. Coming from a heritage of Iraqi, Moroccan, and Polish Jews, he is unafraid to throw into the mix his native Middle Eastern scales and rhythms. The Guy Mintus Trio creates a musical home […]

Alex Cuba

[ Friday, March 28, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Alex Cuba’s sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks, and powerful guitar riffs abandon the conventional stereotype that is found in much of the Latin music landscape. Born in Cuba and now residing in Canada, he effortlessly blends the rich melodies of his Cuban roots with North American influences. Performing solo, Alex brings a very intimate performance to […]

Interpreti Veneziani

[ Wednesday, March 26, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Returning audience favorite, Interpreti Veneziani, is based in the Church of San Vidal in Venice, where their concert season draws tens of thousands of spectators from around the globe. The ensemble has gained a reputation for its exuberance and Italian brio. Their accessible, virtuosic performances of Baroque and Romantic era pieces highlight the best in […]

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

[ Friday, February 14, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Czech National Symphony OrchestraSteven Mercurio, conductorMaxim Lando, piano soloistSandy Cameron, violin soloist

Filling concert halls for over 30 years, the great Czech National Symphony Orchestra is a testament to the timeless power of music. Immerse yourself in their stellar program featuring two exceptional soloists in the first half, followed by a performance of Dvořák’s Symphony No. […]

Sergio Bernal Dance Company

[ Wednesday, October 30, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Globally celebrated as “exhilarating and enchanting” (The Guardian), former Principal Dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España Sergio Bernal brings his first evening-length program to the U.S. Created by Bernal and choreographer Ricardo Cue, A Night with Sergio Bernal melds the bravado and speed of Spanish flamenco with the grace and precision of ballet. Accompanied […]

Clayton Stephenson

[ Sunday, October 27, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Clayton Stephenson is not just a remarkable virtuoso, but also a poet and a master storyteller whose love for the piano is apparent. His repertoire invites the audience on an adventure. Stephenson’s flourishing career includes accolades as a finalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2022 and recipient of the Avery Fisher Career […]

Actors from the London Stage — Twelfth Night

[ Thursday, October 17, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, October 18, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, October 19, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Audience favorites, Actors from the London Stage, return to Gainesville for three intimate performances. This company delivers a masterful version of the comedy Twelfth Night, staying true to The Bard while keeping it fresh with each actor transforming skillfully into a multitude of roles. See Shakespeare up-close, and in a way you’ve never seen before. 

Circa’s Humans 2.0

[ Sunday, October 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Fueled by the question, “What is possible in circus?,” this Australian troupe blurs the lines between movement, dance, theatre, and the art of circus. Their performance will wow you with powerful exhibitions of strength and fluidity in a show that pushes the limits of physics and the human body. 

Humans 2.0 is commissioned by The Mondavi […]

Sean Mason Quartet

[ Friday, September 20, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Pianist Sean Mason’s unique voice in jazz is steeped in the sound of the South. Mason’s performances are grounded in an integrity reinforced by his appreciation of his musical ancestors with influences ranging from Ray Charles to Duke Ellington to southern gospel and blues. His 2023 album, The Southern Suite, offers moments of complexity that […]


[ Monday, April 21, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde).

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL features an original score by GRAMMY® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (Summer […]

Limón Dance Company

[ Saturday, April 19, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Immerse yourself in an evening of dramatically expressive and intricately nuanced dance with the pioneering Limón Dance Company, America’s first modern dance repertory company. Established in 1946 by José Limón and Doris Humphrey, Limón has been honored with the National Medal of Arts for Lifetime Achievement, recognizing the founder’s profound impact and enduring legacy in […]


[ Tuesday, March 4, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Wednesday, March 5, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” And Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF […]

Della Mae

[ Saturday, March 1, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
You will get wrapped up in Della Mae’s foot-stomping performance. Long regarded as a powerful live band in bluegrass and Americana, Della Mae is a GRAMMY®-nominated, all-women string band reared in diverse musical styles.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting on the Phillips Center Mainstage. The 7:00 p.m. seating includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar; […]

Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, and Clint Holmes

[ Friday, January 24, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
A supergroup forms for the brand-new show, Withers to Wonder, where famed multi-GRAMMY® Award-winners, Take 6, join forces with illustrious jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon and Vegas crooner Clint Holmes to celebrate the music of icons Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder. Ain’t No Sunshine for those who miss this show, so get your tickets Signed, Sealed, […]


[ Thursday, December 5, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Elevate your spirit and find yourself smiling ear-to-ear as you experience one of the most popular a cappella groups in the United States. Voctave is an 11-member ensemble guaranteed to put you in the holiday mood with their joyful repertoire of wintery arrangements including retro classics and contemporary seasonal hits. The sum of each member’s […]

Parker Quartet

[ Sunday, November 17, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Internationally recognized for their fearless, yet probingly beautiful performances, the GRAMMY® Award-winning Parker Quartet has distinguished itself as one of the preeminent quartets of this time. Their numerous honors include winning the Concert Artists Guild Competition, the Grand Prix and Mozart Prize at France’s Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, and Chamber Music America’s prestigious Cleveland […]

Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

[ Friday, November 8, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Tiffany Lu conductsMahler’s “Resurrection” SymphonyUniversity of Florida Symphony OrchestraKathryn Henry, SopranoMaire Therese Carmack, Mezzo-SopranoUF Concert Choir and Gainesville Master Chorale, Will Kesling, Director

UF Symphony Director Tiffany Lu is generating a buzz with her command of the Orchestra and ambitious program choices. Watch UF’s new star conductor take the Orchestra to new heights as they tackle […]

Endea Owens & The Cookout

[ Saturday, November 2, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
If you’ve seen Endea Owens jamming with the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert or delivering joyfully catchy basslines on NPR Tiny Desk with her band The Cookout, then you know not to miss a chance to see Endea’s musical prowess shine in person. Her accolades include an Emmy, a GRAMMY®, and […]

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

[ Friday, November 1, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
2019 Best Bluegrass Album GRAMMY® Award-winner Michael Cleveland can claim dominance in the highly competitive world of bluegrass as a 12-time IBMA Awards Fiddle Player of the Year. He has performed with a legendary list of greats such as Béla Fleck, Tommy Emmanuel, Billy Strings, and Vince Gill. Cleveland is widely considered the top fiddler […]

Tres Souls

[ Saturday, September 21, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Tres Souls has been capturing hearts one ballad at a time. They are a modern embodiment of the vintage sounds of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema and will transport you to a more romantic time. You don’t need to speak Spanish to understand the emotion conveyed by the gorgeous melodies of this L.A.-based bolero […]

Birth of the Cool

[ Friday, April 11, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Follow these ambassadors of jazz on a toe-tapping expedition through the iconic era of jazz in an exploration of the late Miles Davis and trumpet greats like Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clark Terry. Kick back while these top-shelf musicians serve as your guides, bringing to life the sophisticated sounds that shaped bebop and hard […]

Las Guaracheras

[ Thursday, April 10, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Las Guaracheras is a salsa band hailing from the city of Cali, Colombia, that is lifting female voices in the Afro-Latin music scene. Their music is about joy, memory, and transformation backed by vibraphone, percussion, bass, piano, and vocals. Good luck sitting still when this irresistible Latina band takes the stage. 

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style […]

Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion

[ Tuesday, April 8, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Join us for this celebration of drumming with one of the chief architects of contemporary world music, Zakir Hussain. Credited as the pre-eminent classical tabla virtuoso, Hussain is one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians. Renowned for his immersive performances, Hussain boasts a career that includes collaborations with luminaries such as Edgar Meyer, […]

Romeo and Juliet

[ Saturday, April 5, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Romeo and JulietThe greatest love story ever told. The heartbreaking feud between the Capulets and Montagues results in the doomed lovers’ deaths and a sad reconciliation for the families. Family friendly. Sword fighting involved.

Dangerous Liaisons

[ Saturday, February 8, 2025; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Dangerous LiaisonsKim Tuttle’s DANGEROUS LIAISONS with guest actors Nell Page Rainsberger and Gregg Jones, Judy Skinner’s RHAPSODY in BLUE with award winning pianist Kevin Sharpe and Tales Ribeiro’s riveting REVELATION. A perfect Valentine’s DATE NIGHT for lovers and friends. Recommended for 13 years old and above.

Class with Clara

[ Saturday, December 21, 2024; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 22, 2024; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Class with ClaraJoin the charming ‘Clara’, heroine of the Nutcracker Ballet for a princess style ballet class onstage in the Kingdom of the Sweets! Training not required. Street shoes acceptable, but you can dance in your socks or ballet shoes. Company dancers will be available to help your children as […]

The Nutcracker

[ Thursday, December 19, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Friday, December 20, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Saturday, December 21, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday, December 22, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: The NutcrackerThe all-time family favorite is here again! Everyone needs a hero, and in this case she’s a girl. Sheer magic! Family friendly. SUPPORTED BY PNC FOUNDATION

Dracula & Vampyra!

[ Friday, October 25, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Dracula & Vampyra!A Vampire Double-Header! For those of you who love all things vampire, this is the show for you. The vampire classic, DRACULA, dark and foreboding is filled with bone-chilling suspense. The hilarious VAMPYRA is a spoof on the vampire world. Fun Halloween costume contest during intermission! Family friendly.

Swan Lake

[ Friday, September 27, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Swan LakeBack by popular demand! The most beautiful ballet of all-time, Swan Lake is the story of a prince whose fiancée has been transformed into a swan by the evil sorcerer, Von Rothbart. Family friendly.

Pete Davidson

[ Monday, September 23, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Pete Davidson LIVE at the Phillips CenterDoors Open at 6pmTickets Go On Sale June 14

2024|2025 Season Preview

[ Tuesday, July 16, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

In Person at the Phillips Center or Streaming Online

A fantastic season is coming your way…Get the inside scoop on our upcoming season of performances straight from UFPA Director Brian Jose! Preview is a special tradition that kicks off every UFPA season where we announce the performances coming over the next year. The presentation features highlights […]

Rhonda Vincent

[ Saturday, August 3, 2024; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Hogtown Opry PresentsRhonda VincentSaturday, August 3, 2024 @ 7:00pm

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