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Upcoming Concerts: There's Something for Everyone
People are passionate about music around here.
The announcement of Blake Shelton as Beaver Stadium’s first musical performer was met with a divided reaction. Country lovers rejoiced, while others were—to put it mildly—not so pleased.
What’s important to remember is that in Happy Valley, you can see live music of every kind. Between the BJC, Eisenhower Auditorium, Schwab Auditorium, The State Theatre and more, there's always a concert on deck for every musical taste.
Here’s a rundown of all the concerts scheduled so far for the upcoming months.
11/10 – Dopapod with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong (Dance/Electronic)
11/11 – Straight No Chaser (A Cappella)
11/12 – Brand New with the Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball (Alternative/Rock/Indie)
11/13 – Home Free (Country)
11/15 – The Robert Cray Band (Blues)
11/17 – Roomful of Teeth (Vocal)
11/18 – Bria Skonberg Quintet (Jazz)
12/2 – Cabinet (Bluegrass/Country/Folk)
12/11 – Turkuaz and The New Mastersounds (Funk)
12/17 – Kenny Rogers
1/22 – Colin Hay (lead singer of Men at Work)
1/23 – Inon Barnatan, Anthony McGill and Alisa Weilerstein (Piano/Clarinet/Cello)
1/25 – Yonder Mountain String Band (Bluegrass)
1/28 – Gimme Shelter (music of The Rolling Stones)
2/2 – Railroad Earth (Country/Bluegrass)
2/3 – Brantley Gilbert (Country)
2/14 - Balé Folclórico da Bahia (Brazilian/Portuguese/African)
2/23 – Wu Han, Philip Setzer and David Finckel (Piano/Violin/Cello)
2/28 – Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society in Brooklyn Babylon (Jazz)
3/24 – Winter Jam 2017 (Christian)
3/28 – Fred Hersch Trio and Anat Cohen (Jazz/Piano)
4/4 – DakhaBrakha (Ukrainian Folk)
4/19 – Sarah Jarosz (Folk/Acoustic)
4/28 - Movin' On (music festival)
7/8 – Happy Valley Jam: Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, David Ray and Adley Stump
New concerts are always being announced in Happy Valley, so be sure to keep an eye on our Events Page for the most up to date calendar!
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