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Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

This year, Ailey II – The Next Generation of Dance – marks its 50th anniversary of merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early-career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding and emerging choreographers. Founded by Alvin Ailey in 1974, this universally renowned company embodies his pioneering mission to establish […]

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

“American folk masters.” —The New York Times “There’s that harmony blend that no-one else can achieve besides these two. They are so influential…” —NPR Music “…modern masters of American folk.” – Pitchfork “The protectors of the American folk song.” – Rolling StoneTickets Contact theschaefercenter@appstate.edu, call 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046, visit the box office at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, or purchase online. Tickets go on […]

Black Violin — BV20: Then & Now

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the 20th anniversary of Black Violin, the groundbreaking duo that has captivated audiences around the globe, harmoniously merging the sophistication of classical melodies with the rhythmic pulse of hip-hop. Experience the evolution of Black Violin from their humble beginnings to widespread acclaim with a show that promises to […]

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Creole Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Celebrate the season as the Preservation Hall Jazz Band returns with the Creole Christmas concert series. Join as the band performs New Orleans classics as well as some of our best-loved holiday selections with a twist.Tickets Contact theschaefercenter@appstate.edu, call 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046, visit the box office at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, or purchase […]

Ballet Hispánico: CARMEN.maquia

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Embark on a journey through time and emotion as we commemorate 150 years of Carmen in a spellbinding dance performance. Choreographer Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s quintessential work breathes new life into Bizet’s timeless tale, infusing it with raw passion and visceral energy in CARMEN.maquia. Join us as the narrative of dance work leaps off the stage and into your soul, amplified […]