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Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

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James Garner - A Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash

James Garner - A Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash

Sun, Sept 30, 2018 at 2 pm



James Garner's Tribute to Johnny Cash celebrates the life and music of the legendary 'Man in Black' with strong conviction and stunning accuracy. Marking the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's famous concert for the inmates of Folsom Prison, Garner and his band recreate Cash's biggest hits, weaving in historical accounts and personal tales of America’s most beloved singer storyteller.

Simon and Garfunkel [Revisited]

Simon and Garfunkel [Revisited]

Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 2 pm



Award-winning recording artists, Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers recreate that magical night in 1981 when fans gathered in Central Park to witness the legendary reunion of Simon & Garfunkel. With dulcet vocals harmonizing over lilting guitar performing the beloved poetic masterpieces of “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” “The Sound of Silence,” and many more, audiences will be transported back to that historic night.

We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sun, Jan 27, 2019 at 2 pm



Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome celebrates a repertoire of music traditions from Aretha Franklin and Duke Ellington, to Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, and music from “the Wiz,” all interwoven with Dr. King’s speeches that electrified generations of civil rights activists. From multi-genre artist, producer, and music director Damien Sneed comes a living lineage of music and culture.

Piaf! The Show

Piaf! The Show

Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 2 pm



Piaf! The Show is a musical fête to the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf. This acclaimed French production stars Anne Carrere a “legitimate musical heiress” to Piaf with a “soaring voice” (The Guardian). The show narrates the rags-to-riches story of the Parisian singer’s career through her unforgettable songs, complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images of Edith Piaf’s Paris.