Carpenter Performing Arts Center


Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

The Carpenter Center’s Sunday Afternoon Concert Series brings together world-class musicians to celebrate the influential artists and musical styles that scored the soundtrack for generations, from swing to spirituals, from pop music to rock-’n-roll.

Subscriptions are currently SOLD OUT for this series. Tickets to individual shows may still be available. Click a show below to learn more.

The Everly Brothers: Live at Royal Albert Hall [Revisited]

The Everly Brothers: Live at Royal Albert Hall [Revisited]

Sun, Oct 6, 2019 at 2pm

Award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers recreate the magical night in 1983 when the Everly Brothers triumphantly reunited at London’s Royal Albert Hall. With the immaculate phrasing of such hits as “All I Have to Do is Dream,” “Bye Bye Love,” and “Wake Up Little Susie,” rediscover why the duo was known as “the Architects of Harmony!”

Oh What a Night! A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons


A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 2pm

An exhilarating musical revue with boundless energy, engaging humor and hits like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “My Eyes Adored You,” “Working My Way Back to You,” and “Who Loves You” and more from the dynamic songbook of those boys from Jersey!

Live From Laurel Canyon: Songs and Stories of American Folk Rock

Live From Laurel Canyon

Songs and Stories of American Folk Rock

Sun, Mar 8, 2020 at 2pm

Journey into the music and stories of the legendary artists who lived in Laurel Canyon between 1965 and 1975. Celebrating the beloved songs of The Byrds, Carole King, James Taylor, The Mamas & The Papas, Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne and others who forever changed the look, sound, and attitude of American music!

The Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project

Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 2pm

With irresistible charm and energy, The Doo Wop Project explores the music of Doo Wop’s pioneers and their influence on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Seasons. Featuring stars of Broadway hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, the Doo Wop Project even transforms today’s hits into instant Doo Wop classics!