Tag: Jazz

Six Guitars | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

What Do A 19-year-old Rocker and An 85-year-old Blues Player have in Common? Chase Padgett.

It’s seems crazy, but in Six Guitars guitar master and comedic improv star Chase Padgett really does embody six different characters while onstage. Add in six different genres of music—the staples of rock, blues, jazz, folk, classical and country—and a personality for each, that’s a one man show you have to see to believe. And you can, May 4 – 7! Read More ›

Chris Botti | the Long Center for the Performing Arts

Chris Botti Is Jazz Artist to the Stars

You may not have heard of Chris Botti, but you’ve definitely heard Chris Botti, considering his trumpet riffs have jazzed up the tours and pop recordings of the best individuals music has to offer. Hearing Miles Davis’ “My Funny Valentine” at 12 years old was all it took. Read More ›

La La Land in Concert | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Another Day of Sun — La La Land in Concert is Your Summertime Escape, June 30

Come this summer on June 30th, you can relive the Ryan Gosling-Emma Stone fantasy on the big screen, but this time we’ve upped the ante. Add in the Austin Symphony Orchestra playing Justin Hurwitz’s Academy Award®-winning score, and you’ve got date night magic. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you La La Land in Concert, an unforgettable screening with live score by the ASO. Read More ›

Fela! The Concert | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

When Afrobeat Was Born — Fela! The Concert Celebrates Its Founding Father

It’s no exaggeration to say Afrobeat is one of the most influential genres of music in the last 100 years. Invented in the 1970s through a combination of African and American musical styles, it influenced the musical landscape the world over and continues to be heard today in genres like hip-hop, R&B and even modern pop, electronic and club music. Fela! The Concert celebrates it all. Read More ›

Fela! The Concert | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Fela! The Concert Celebrates the Music of Afrobeat Founding Father Fela Kuti

A multi-media extravaganza of rhythm, percussion and culture is headed to the Long Center this March. Celebrating the Afrobeat legacy of Fela Kuti, Fela! The Concert is the international dance party that Austin doesn’t want to miss. (Plus, you can get your tickets today!) Read More ›

Sara Hickman & Kristin Dewitt | Long Center Concert Club

Intimate and Local—Long Center Concert Club Kicks Off with Sara Hickman, September 8

Here it is! Long Center Concert Club, our series featuring authentic Austin musical experiences returns for the 2016-2017 Season. Concert Club is intimate, visceral, and up close and personal, and this year’s lineup brings more of the outstanding local talent you’ve come to expect from the Live Music Capital of the World. It all starts September 8 with Sara Hickman, and now’s your chance to join the club, too. Read More ›

Get Hot to Trot with THE HOT SARDINES This Summer

Are you hot to trot?  Want to put a little pep in your step?  It’s time to dance, shake and … Read More ›

Join Canadian Brass, The World’s Most Famous Brass Group (Yes You Read That Right!) January 28

Known as “the world’s most famous brass group,” the 30-year old musical ensemble CANADIAN BRASS is headed to Dell Hall. … Read More ›

Tapestry Dance Academy – Get One Month FREE When You Register For The Semester

Register now for the new semester and get one month FREE! Don’t miss out on this great deal. For more information … Read More ›

Straight No Chaser…with a Twist!

Though Straight No Chaser is relatively new to the realm of collegiate a cappella, beginning in 1996, they’ve arguably made … Read More ›

Tapestry Dance Company: Keeping Austin Weird and Wonderful

Tapestry Dance Company is a professional, non-profit company that looks to develop a foundation in multi-form dance performance and education. … Read More ›

From NOLA to Harlem To Austin, Wynton Marsalis Always Brings His Unique Sound- October 15 at the Long Center

Wynton Marsalis is an award winning trumpet player. You can see him perform the jazz infused “Abyssinian Mass” with the … Read More ›