Once called the “spiritual love child of Sade and D’Angelo” by Rolling Stone magazine, Goapele has both a sensuous and serious voice that is uniquely hers, blending genres including jazz, soul, and hip-hop, infused with her own poetry.
Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00p.m.
This will be an evening to behold – many of the Band’s former members as well as favorite guest stars from over the years will be performing – a live musical montage paying tribute to and reminiscing Vegas’ iconic horn band, from their legendary Riviera beginnings up to their Smith Center present.
40th Anniversary - Tony Bennett & Bill Evans Recording Recreated with George Bugatti & Vincent FalconeDATE(S):
Monday, October 19, 2015, 7:30p.m.
This performance by George Bugatti and Vincent Falcone is not a “note for note” recreation of the recordings but rather their homage to the mastery and artistic integrity of the songwriters and Mr. Bennett and Mr. Evans.
Friday, October 23, 2015, 7:00p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2015, 6:00p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2015, 8:30p.m.
Singers Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and singer/pianist/arranger Billy Stritch have joined forces in HOLLYWOODLAND: Songs From The Silver Screen. Material includes beloved songs like “Pennies From Heaven,” “Let’s Misbehave,” “Over The Rainbow,” “If I Only Had A Brain,” “Whistle While You Work,” and “It Happened In Sun Valley.”
Sunday, October 25, 2015, 2:00p.m.
Robert Goulet was the greatest leading man in the history of musical theatre. He also starred on television and in movies.Vincent Falcone, who conducted for Goulet, praises star of the show, Glenn Williams, as one of the few vocalists capable of paying fitting tribute to his dear friend Robert.
Friday, November 6, 2015, 8:30p.m., Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:30p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2015, 2:00p.m.
The acclaimed singer named Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year three times, Singer of the Year four times and awarded the Sammy Davis, Jr. Foundation award, performs a spellbinding evening of music that’s both live and alive.
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 7:00p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2015, 3:00p.m.
Award-winning vocal quartet Spectrum and their stunning sister-group Radiance perform together in their unbelievable tribute to Motown and R&B music. Returning to The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz, these eight stellar vocalists sing and dance their way through one of the most influential American songbooks of all time.
Friday, November 20, 2015, 7:00p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2015, 7:00p.m.
The Skivvies are award-winning NYC actor/musicians doing stripped down versions of eclectic covers and comedic, genre-hopping mashups. Not only are the arrangements stripped down – but the Skivvies literally strip down to their underwear to perform.
Friday, November 27, 2015, 7:00p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015, 6:00p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015, 8:30p.m.
If music were about pictures, percussionist Poncho Sanchez’s music would best be described as a kaleidoscopic swirl of some of the hottest colors and brightest lights to emerge from either side of the border. At any given show, on any given record, fragments of Latin jazz, swing, bebop, salsa and other infectious grooves collide and churn in a fiery swirl, with results that are no less than dazzling.