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Jane Monheit

[ Thursday, February 15, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Jane Monheit is a jazz vocalist with a deep passion for the Great American Songbook. With many highly acclaimed solo albums, awards, and accolades, Jane has not only been an extremely successful bandleader, but has had the privilege of making music with some of the greatest musicians, arrangers, and producers in jazz.

After more than twenty […]

Nick Carter

[ Thursday, October 19, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Philanthropist 

Sparking his career at the tender age of 12 years old, Nick Carter became an international pop superstar as the youngest member of iconic boy band, Backstreet Boys. Known for his boyish good looks and heartthrob status, Carter’s 23-year entertainment career has spanned far beyond the stages of sold-out arenas, with […]

Christian McBride

[ Thursday, September 14, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
What a way to start the season! Eight-time Grammy® Award-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride fuses the fire of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Joined by some of the top names in jazz, these stellar musicians take an electrifying new direction featuring original compositions as well as fresh takes on […]

Chucho Valdés Quartet

[ Wednesday, September 27, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Pianist, composer, and arranger Chucho Valdés is one of the most influential artists of our time.  Blending jazz, classical music, Afro-Cuban traditional music, and more into his unique personal style, Valdés is the winner of seven Grammy Awards®, five Latin Grammy Awards®, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Latin Academy of Recording, and was inducted […]

Kat Edmonson

[ Friday, September 29, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Kat Edmonson is an award-winning singer and songwriter who embodies the spirit of the past while remaining absolutely au courant. Edmonson is known to perform familiar classics, interweaving humorous anecdotes, philosophical musings, and her love of film — all with disarming candor and vulnerability. NPR calls her a “savvy student of the ’60s film soundtracks, […]

Joshua Kane

[ Saturday, September 30, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Can he read your mind? Mentalist Joshua Kane’s Borders of the Mind will blow you away! With an eccentric childhood — including fire eating and knife throwing — Kane was destined for a career on the stage, or as an international spy. A fateful meeting with a mysterious mentor honed his powers of observation and […]


[ Sunday, October 15, 2023; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Hailing from Zimbabwe, the all-woman a cappella quartet Nobuntu is recognized internationally for its sparkling energy, breathtakingly rich voices, and inventive performances that cover the gamut from gospel to traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro-jazz. Augmented only using minimal percussion, they emphasize pure voices, authentic dance movements, and the use of traditional instruments. 

The word Nobuntu is […]

Ndlovu Youth Choir

[ Wednesday, November 1, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Known for their soul-stirring performances and fresh from their America’s Got Talent showcase, Ndlovu Youth Choir brings a message of hope, love, and togetherness. The choir’s repertoire is an exciting mix of traditional South African genres with pop, rock, jazz, and EDM. Ndlovu continues to push creative boundaries of song and movement to energize audiences […]

Steep Canyon Rangers

[ Monday, November 6, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Grammy® winners Steep Canyon Rangers have mastered bluegrass as you have never heard it before. Although they received a boost when they collaborated with Steve Martin, Steep Canyon Rangers built a large audience with their interpretations of bluegrass, folk, and string music. See for yourself how this genre-defying sextet mixes elements of folk rock, country, […]

American Spiritual Ensemble

[ Thursday, January 18, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
American Spiritual Ensemble began as a dream of performing and preserving the music of the American slave spirituals to keep the art form alive. These songs now stand as a testament to the strength found through faith during times of hardship as well as a unifying force among all peoples. The chorale is made up […]

Parsons Dance

[ Tuesday, January 23, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Parsons Dance is known for its energized, athletic, and joyous style. For more than 30 years, Artistic Director David Parsons has combined his choreographic gifts and talent for training passionate, highly skilled dancers into a solidified position as one of the world’s leading companies. Their stunning work flawlessly combines the movements and gestures of modern […]

Twisted Pine

[ Thursday, February 1, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
New roots string band Twisted Pine draws audiences across the UK and the US with their lush harmonies and daring, forthright, and charismatic songwriting. Of bluegrass origin, this quartet has developed its own unique style with layered sound that echoes Indie pop. Their voices blend into unexpected harmonies and grooves together in instrumental interplay. Both […]

Alfredo Rodriguez Trio

[ Friday, February 2, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Over the past decade, Cuban-born pianist Alfredo Rodriguez has gone from a young local artist to a globally recognized Grammy® nominee with three critically acclaimed releases. Schooled in the rigorous classical conservatories of Havana, Rodriguez’s riveting artistry is informed as much by Bach and Stravinsky as by his heritage and jazz roots. Discovered at the […]

Alexa Tarantino Quartet

[ Friday, November 17, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Alexa Tarantino is an award-winning jazz saxophonist whom you may remember from our Ulysses Owens Jr. Generation Y performance in 2020. Named one of the Top 5 Alto Saxophonists by JazzTimes Critics’ Poll, Tarantino has established herself as a high-octane, dynamic performer. While she and her bandmates approach the set with tradition firmly in mind, […]

Luca Mundaca

[ Saturday, November 18, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
With more than 138,000 monthly listeners and millions of plays on Spotify, Luca Mundaca is an artist in her prime. Mundaca uses her stunning voice to bring about great intimacy and emotion. Her work has been featured in movies including End of Watch and The Visitor, TV shows such as Californication and Mistresses, and the […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

[ Wednesday, November 29, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Make the holidays swing with Big Band Holidays. A celebrated tradition under the Music Direction of Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features vocalist Ashley Pezzotti. An uplifting event perfect for the entire family. Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year alongside fellow music lovers with soulful arrangements of classic holiday songs.

Paula Poundstone

[ Friday, December 1, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Described as one of the bravest and best improv comics of our time, Paula Poundstone can be heard regularly on NPR’s news quiz Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and podcast Live from the Poundstone Institute. Poundstone’s shows are a steady stream of self-deprecation, sarcasm, current events, and stories about her cats and kids. The main […]

Six One Five Collective

[ Friday, February 16, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Steeped in a mix of Americana, folk, country, and pop, Six One Five Collective is a Grammy®-nominated collaborative effort and creative brainstorm of four artists reminiscent of bands like Fleetwood Mac and Little Big Town. With an eclectic mix of high energy music, original pieces, and hit songs they have written for artists such as […]


[ Wednesday, February 21, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town of Newfoundland that opened its homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. During that fateful week, cultures clashed, and nerves ran high — but […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

[ Tuesday, February 27, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has celebrated more than 60 years of joyous and uplifting melodies. Within this music are the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African traditions. The a cappella vocal group has created a spirit that has touched a worldwide audience and garnered praise and accolades from a wide body of people, […]

Step Afrika!

[ Tuesday, March 5, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Step Afrika! is dedicated to the tradition of stepping, blending percussive styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, and traditional African and contemporary dance into a compelling experience. Much more than just movement, they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation. This blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique […]

Jesus Christ Superstar

[ Wednesday, March 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a mesmerizing new production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute […]

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

[ Tuesday, March 19, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music is coming to the Phillips Center — and they are bringing their family with them! Natalie and Donnell’s high level of skill and palpable joy at playing the fiddle together has earned them both industry acclaim and built up a loyal fan base. They combine their magnificent talents to […]

Pat Metheny

[ Wednesday, March 20, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Twenty-time Grammy® Award-winning guitarist Pat Metheny is known to bring something unique to every performance. This show is no exception, focusing on the various ways of playing solo he has explored across the decades in an evening that will be very special. The set features personal and fan favorite tracks from his nearly 50-year career, […]

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

[ Sunday, March 24, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Music Director and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell returns to our stage to lead the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Retaining the flexibility and spirit of their origin as a small, conductorless ensemble, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields has gained an enviable international reputation as one of the world’s finest chamber […]


[ Saturday, March 30, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage, and two people who believe in their talent — and each other — to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, […]

Harold López-Nussa: Timba a la Americana

[ Thursday, April 11, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Pianist Harold López-Nussa reflects the richness of Cuban music with his distinctive combination of classical, folkloric, and improvisation. This fresh take is an exhilarating personification of the ritmo of the modern music scene’s bustling soul. With astonishingly fresh performances that showcase the full range and richness of the genre, Harold López-Nussa has earned significant national […]

The Crane Wives

[ Friday, April 12, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
A four-piece Indie band, The Crane Wives defies musical stereotype with eclectic instrumentation and lively stage presence. They perform homegrown Indie folk with candor and touching, soulful harmonies, and are not afraid to experiment with jazz influences and instruments. Experience their emotional honesty and unique sound in our UpStage format.

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

[ Tuesday, April 23, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a world-famous, all-male, classically trained ballet troupe that delivers hilarious parodies while performing both men’s and women’s roles. Described as “a kick from a steel toe cap in a silky pointe shoe,” this irreverent, beloved dance troupe is celebrating its 50th anniversary season of toeing the line between […]


[ Sunday, April 14, 2024; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
An energy-packed performance for the whole family complete with basketball, breakdancing, beatboxing, acrobatics, BMX biking, and more! 360 ALLSTARS is a supercharged urban circus showcasing the phenomenal physical fusion of the artistry from street culture. Boasting a stellar international cast of world champion and world record-holding athletes and artists, 360 ALLSTARS has been touring the […]

Ying Li, piano

[ Sunday, March 17, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Twenty-four-year-old pianist Ying Li has received top awards in numerous national and international competitions. Beginning piano at the age of 5, she has studied in Beijing, Philadelphia, and at The Juilliard School. Since then, Li has performed with many leading orchestras such as The Philadelphia Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, and the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, among others.

This […]

Ariel Quartet

[ Sunday, February 25, 2024; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Unfortunately, due to an international visa issue, the Arod Quartet is no longer able to perform at the Phillips Center this season. In their place, we are now presenting the celebrated Ariel Quartet for the same performance date and time, featuring works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Auerbach.

Distinguished by its virtuosity, probing musical insight, and impassioned, […]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

[ Tuesday, February 13, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
The internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra crafts each performance with thoughtful consideration toward creative ways to merge the power of music with the spirit of exploration. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to the Phillips Center sharing her consummate artistry, emotional investment, and rare interpretive depth. Hear these leaders in the world of classical music as they […]

The String Queens

[ Thursday, February 8, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Praised for authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound, The String Queens is a dynamic trio that inspires audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine through stirring musical experiences. With a repertoire that spans from Baroque to jazz to the Hot 100 Chart, The String Queens act as a bridge between classical music and mainstream pop with […]

YCA on Tour

[ Tuesday, January 30, 2024; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Jonathan Swensen, cello | Chelsea Guo, soprano | Daniel McGrew, tenorSooBeen Lee, violin | Albert Cano Smit, piano

Featuring some of UFPA’s favorite soloists, Young Concert Artists on Tour is a new program that brings together a unique chamber ensemble of the most extraordinary young artists to cities in North America. This dynamic performance features rarely […]


[ Wednesday, November 8, 2023; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from book writer TINA FEY (30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde), and original director and choreographer CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon). The story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies, MEAN […]

Balourdet Quartet

[ Sunday, October 22, 2023; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
One of the hottest new string quartets on the classical music scene, Balourdet Quartet is made up of individuals filled with raw passion for chamber music. Formed in 2018, the quartet received the Gold Medal at the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Second Prize at the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition, and […]

Bored Teachers

[ Thursday, November 2, 2023; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Bored Teachers: We Can’t Make This Stuff Up! Comedy Tour

Bored Teachers presents the 2023 ‘We Can’t Make This Stuff Up’ Comedy Tour featuring the funniest teacher-comedians in the world! Their hilarious skits have amassed HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of views on the internet, and they’re all joining comic forces on the stage to bring you a […]

2023|2024 Season Preview

[ Tuesday, July 11, 2023; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

In Person at the Phillips Center or Streaming Online

Tuesday, July 11th at 7 PM

Get the inside scoop on our upcoming season of performances straight from UFPA Director Brian Jose! This event will be free and open to the public for in-person attendance and will also be streaming live.

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