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BalletX: Excerpts from The Little Prince

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsSPECIAL OFFER!Buy One Ticket, Get One FREE A Schaefer Center Presents and APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series event This 50-minute performance features excerpts from The Little Prince, designed for our youngest audience members. (The full-length ballet is featured at 7pm as part of The Schaefer Center […]

BalletX: The Little Prince

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

SPECIAL OFFER!Buy One Ticket, Get One FREE Philadelphia’s powerhouse contemporary-ballet company BalletX, led by Artistic & Executive Director Christine Cox, hits the stage with choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s The Little Prince. The full-length ballet performed to the original music of composer Peter Salem is inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless novella of adventure and enlightenment. Lopez […]

Nobuntu

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photo by Ronald DavisSPECIAL OFFER!Buy One Ticket, Get One FREE Nobuntu, a female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. The ensemble’s concerts are performed with pure voices, augmented by minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira […]

Rosanne Cash

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

One of the country’s pre-eminent singer-songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four Grammy Awards and 12 nominations, as well as 21 Top 40 hits, including 11 chart-topping singles. She Remembers Everything—her latest release—is a poetic, lush, and soulful collection of songs that reckon with a flawed and intricate […]

Yola

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Stand for Myself is the anthemic new album from Yola. Produced by Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), the record is a timeless masterpiece marking an idiosyncratic sonic shift, which will defy all expectation. A sophisticated and diverse sonic mix of symphonic soul and classic pop, tracing an expansive musical thread to Yola’s most eclectic musical […]

STAR DUST: from Bach to David Bowie

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photos by Myriam SantosFounders Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, armed with a rich Alvin Ailey lineage and a cadre of 18 spectacular dancers, have re-envisioned ballet through technical precision, athletic prowess, and sheer passion. Their blockbuster hit, STAR DUST: From Bach to David Bowie, honoring two musical icons, has rocked the dance world and will […]

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED** Due to unfortunate circumstances affecting the artists, the full tour of Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas has been canceled. This includes the APPlause! and Schaefer Center Presents performances scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Below is the personal statement issued […]

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Mavis Staples

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photos by Myriam Santos“I’m the messenger,” Mavis Staples said on the eve of her 80th birthday. “That’s my job — it has been for my whole life — and I can’t just give up while the struggle’s still alive. We’ve got more work to do, so I’m going to keep on getting stronger and keep […]

Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

The hilarious, true story behind one of America’s most beloved TV comedies.  L.A. Theatre Works — Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom tells the hilariously true behind-the-scenes story of I Love Lucy. Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer – son of the show’s creator, Jess Oppenheimer – spins this witty tale […]

KODO One Earth Tour 2023: Tsuzumi

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Feel the reverberations of heaven and earth in harmony with this all-new performance from internationally renowned taiko performing arts ensemble, KODO. Entitled “Tsuzumi,” this explosive performance, created to commemorate the ensemble’s 40th anniversary, will electrify, dazzle and uplift audiences of all ages. Guided by three words that underpin the KODO mission  living, learning, creating – […]

As We Speak: Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, feat. Rakesh Chaurasia

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

all photos by Jeremy CowartThe first time banjo legend Béla Fleck, tabla master Zakir Hussain, and double bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer got together to make an album, it was to write, not to play. When Fleck and Meyer were looking for a third partner for a triple concerto they had been commissioned to write to […]

Coco Live-to-Film Concert

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Disney and Pixar’s Coco Live-to-Film Concert on Tour features a screening of the complete film with Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score performed by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica Nacional de México. In addition to the original score by Giacchino, Coco also features the Oscar-winning song “Remember Me” by Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and additional […]

United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants are on an exciting tour of Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia! Please join us for an unforgettable night of great American music and honoring our veterans. This special event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.   LOCATION: Schaefer Center […]

Indigenous Enterprise

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Indigenous Enterprise is a Native American intertribal dance troupe founded in 2015 with a mission to share the culture of Indigenous people and increase the understanding of Native identity through film, fashion, & dance. Showcasing traditional dance with dazzling regalia and a contemporary flair, the group presents a range of powwow styles, from fancy dance […]

Western Piedmont Symphony: Carmina Burana2222

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photo by Tom Devlin PhotographyOne of classical music’s most spellbinding and immersive experiences, Carmina Burana is an epic, captivating choral masterpiece. A massive orchestra and huge chorus join forces for Carl Orff’s infamous ode to love, drink, and living life to the fullest. Brahms’ "Academic Festival Overture" opens the concert.FEATURINGWestern Piedmont SymphonyMatthew Troy, Music Director The […]

Western Piedmont Symphony: Carmina Burana-copy2

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photo by Tom Devlin Photography One of classical music’s most spellbinding and immersive experiences, Carmina Burana is an epic, captivating choral masterpiece. A massive orchestra and huge chorus join forces for Carl Orff’s infamous ode to love, drink, and living life to the fullest. Brahms’ "Academic Festival Overture" opens the concert. FEATURING Western Piedmont Symphony Matthew […]

Urban Bush Women – 40th Anniversary: Legacy + Lineage + Liberation

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Urban Bush Women's "Women's Resistance," photo by Hayim HeronUrban Bush Women40th Anniversary: Legacy + Lineage + Liberation In honor of Urban Bush Women’s 40th Anniversary, Legacy + Lineage + Liberation celebrates the power of Women(+) in an evening of new and classic works that transcend genres and amplify the voices of Women(+) of color. This dynamic program features iconic works […]

Ashley McBryde

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

GRAMMY Award winner Ashley McBryde has made a name for herself with her standout, critically acclaimed albums, all of which found the Arkansas native straddling lines between traditional country, rock-tinged roots and point-blank biker-bar riffs, leading American Songwriter to boast her “music balances gutsy rocking with classic country, folk and even slight bluegrass influences.” With […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Sing & Swing: Our American Songbook

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

This celebration of the Great American Songbook and iconic partnerships in jazz features trumpeters, vocalists, and composers Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III. The North American tour of SING AND SWING: Our American Songbook will reach 45 cities across the United States and Canada. Each armed with prodigious trumpet talent and vocal charm, Skonberg and Benack […]

Indigo Girls

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Photo by Jeremy CowartReleased in 1989, Indigo Girls' eponymous major label debut sold over two million copies under the power of singles “Closer to Fine” and “Kid Fears” and turned Indigo Girls into one of the most successful folk duos in history. Over a 35-year career that began in clubs around their native Atlanta, Georgia, […]