Carpenter Performing Arts Center

 


Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 at 2 p.m.



The Spanish Harlem Orchestra is on a mission to keep the musical legacy of salsa dura alive and well. After 15 years together, the SHO is the tightest salsa band working today! These 13 world-class musicians and vocalists bring an authentic, musically precise, fresh and exciting take on the music. The two-time Grammy Award winners have had each of their four releases nominated for a Grammy!

The Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project

Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 at 2 p.m.



From the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today, The Doo Wop Project takes us on a journey from the Belmonts through Smokey Robinson, all the way to Jason Mraz and Amy Winehouse. Featuring stars of Broadway hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, the DWP reimagines some of the greatest music in American history!

The Jive Aces

The Jive Aces
Jump, Jive & Wail

Sun., Mar. 25, 2018 at 2 p.m.



The U.K.’s No. 1 jive band The Jive Aces returns to bring on the swing in a show that features the band’s inimitable take on classics by such greats as Louis Prima and Cab Calloway. Jump, jive, and wail along to “Sing, Sing, Sing,” “Just a Gigolo,” “That Old Black Magic,” and Big Joe Turner’s rockin’ “Boogie Woogie Country Girl!”

Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky

Sun., May 6, 2018 at 2 p.m.



“Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky.” This Charleston, SC based quintet performs the exhilarating music of Gullah culture born in the Sea Island region of the United States. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, you’ll be mesmerized by the musical roots from which these immensely talented artists are grateful to have grown!