Feb 05 Sunday
One of the most legendary rock bands of all time, JOURNEY, announces the continuation of their highly successful tour with the 50th Anniversary Celebration Freedom Tour 2023 featuring, very special guest TOTO. JOURNEY, Diamond-selling Rock & Roll Hall of Famers will take the stage in Charlottesville, VA on February 5th, 2023
Feb 03 Friday
Rebecca Porter & Pale Fire Brewing Co present Hey Loretta, a tribute to country singer Loretta Lynn. Join us on Friday, February 3rd for an incredible lineup of local musicians honoring THE honky tonk girl and coal miner's daughter.Performances by:Annie Stokes (Northern VA)Caitlin Fernandez (Harrisonburg/JMU)Corrie Lynn Green (Harrisonburg/Rockingham)Megan Tiller (Harrisonburg)Rebecca Porter (Harrisonburg)Sally Mae Foster (Front Royal, VA)Sally Rose (Central VA)Sneaky Snakes (Strasburg, VA)The Hot Mamas (Staunton, VA)The Marvelous Murphy Sisters (Staunton, VA)Valerie McQueen (Mt. Solon, VA)
Art by Jeff Guinn of The Mark-It.
Feb 11 Saturday
Looking for a fun day out with the girls? Walk around Downtown Harrisonburg and explore your favorite shops while building your own bouquet with flowers from Sparrow's Floral Design. Each ticket includes a mason jar with bow, ten stems of flowers and fillers from Sparrow's Floral Design, and care directions for your new floral arrangement.
Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/build-a-bouquet-galentines-day-flower-tour-tickets-499101655487?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
According to Living Blues magazine, "Jarekus Singleton is making some serious blues noise...blending modern-day blues and emotionally intense soul with melodic, hot-toned lead guitar, funk-seasoned rhythms and hip-hop flavored lyrics." The Washington Post said, "Jarekus Singleton is an exciting new young blues guitarist with melody, hooks, swagger and a strong, original voice. His lyrics are modern, personal, acutely poetic and deeply mature." USA Today said of Singleton, "Stinging blues guitar and potent, original songs herald the emergence of a major new talent .
The Westminster Organ Concert Series continues its 42nd season on Friday, February 3, at 7:30 pm, with an organ recital Jonathan Dimmock featuring music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Mr. Dimmock is Organist of the San Francisco Symphony, Principal Organist of the Legion of Honor Museum, and Music Director at the St. Ignatius church in San Francisco. He has recorded over fifty CDs and performed on six continents. His program presents works from Bach’s Clavierübung Part III, Bach’s first published collection of music for organ, including some of his most accomplished organ settings of Lutheran chorales and the magnificent Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major. Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert.
Westminster Presbyterian Church is located at 400 Rugby Road in Charlottesville. Ample parking is available behind the church, and the sanctuary is wheelchair-accessible.
The Westminster Organ Concert Series was begun in 1980 to share the newly installed all-mechanical baroque-style pipe organ with the community. The organ, built by Taylor & Boody Organbuilders of Staunton, Virginia, has 18 stops and over 1100 pipes.
Founded in 1902, the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine is one of that nation’s largest and most internationally-known ensembles. The Forbes Center is honored to host the Orchestra, whose 2023 American tour is a testament to the power of music to overcome adversity. This epic concert includes Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 featuring Ukrainian violin soloist Vladyslava Luchenko; Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 featuring Ukrainian American piano soloist Stanislav Khristenko; and Dvořák’s “From the New World” Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, which was described as “the greatest symphonic work ever composed in this country” (New York Evening Post) after its Carnegie Hall world premiere in 1893. Join us for this uplifting, unforgettable evening of masterful musicianship!
Feb 10 Friday
Tickets to the Eastern Mennonite High School performance of the musical Godspell are now on sale. Show times: Fri. and Sat., Feb. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. in the school’s auditorium.
Feb 04 Saturday
Looking for something do to this weekend? Want to learn a new skill? Join in the fun at AYC! ABCs is an open community class to gather to learn and dance Kizomba, a partner dance originating from the country of Angola. This 3-hour session will cover the basic steps and several fundamental movements of Kizomba, giving new dancers the tools necessary to dance with confidence. This class is meant to be easily accessible to anyone who is interested in learning to dance.
Strut and Shake away your Winter Shivers at Dance Your Art Off, the first Staunton Augusta Art Center fundraiser of 2023- Saturday, February 4 from 7 pm - Midnight in the Art Center galleries!
Feb 16 Thursday
Turner Ashby High School will present MAMMA MIA!, “a romantic comedy contrasting the dreams and aspirations of a 70’s and a 90’s girl. Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty, independent single-parent, who doesn’t need a man to make her life complete; and her twenty-year old daughter Sophie, who wants romance, babies and a big, white wedding. If only her father could give her away…. If only her mother could tell her who her father is…”
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Mar 03 Friday
Legendary choreographer Rennie Harris presents his visionary work Nuttin’ But a Word, a piece that blends music, dance and spoken word, and challenges audiences to view hip-hop through a different lens.
Mar 09 Thursday
Direct from Ireland, Dublin Irish Dance is flying high with its brand-new groundbreaking dance production WINGS. This Celtic dance celebration features dazzling Irish and world champion dancers performing with Ireland’s finest musical and vocal virtuosos in an electrifying show that will amaze audiences! Discover Ireland’s rich heritage in this powerful production featuring original choreography and music, infused with world dance and musical influences. You’ll be dancing in the aisles as these passionate performers soar to new heights in WINGS!
Mar 10 Friday
Mar 31 Friday
Prepare to be moved and inspired by the choreography and performances in this annual concert that features dances by selected JMU dance majors, former JMU dance professor Cynthia Thompson, and Rubén Graciani, dean of JMU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and professor of dance. Graciani—in collaboration with The Madison Singers, JMU Chorale, a marimba ensemble and JMU dance students—will premiere Triptych, a fast-moving, three-movement work by Grammy-nominated composer Tarik O’Regan (b. 1978). The uplifting and unifying piece explores ideas about what happens when we die drawn from Jewish, Islamic and Christian texts.