LATIN ROOTS is an eclectic Latin—American mix in English and Spanish highlighting songs from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer alongside tunes by Dan Fogelberg, Agustín Lara, Rafael Hernandez, Margarita Lecuona and Desi Arnaz, himself.
Sunday, January 17, 2016, 2:00p.m.
What do you get when you put together world-class musicians with a phenomenal young singing sensation, performing the timeless tunes of Cole Porter?: An unforgettable afternoon of entertainment. Enjoy fresh treatments of 17 standards including “Night and Day”, “I Love Paris” and “It’s De-Lovely” played by pianist Vincent Falcone, who conducted and arranged for Frank Sinatra.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 8:00p.m.
Emmy nominated Lon Bronson and his iconic horn infused 14 piece All-Star Band, will perform an evening of all Beatles selections, featuring guest vocalist Brody Dolyniuk.
Friday, January 22, 2016, 7:00p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2016, 7:00p.m.
Two-time Tony Award winner for 42nd Street and Grey Gardens, Christine headlines Performing Arts Centers and Symphonies throughout the country, from Carnegie Hall to The Kennedy Center. The Smith Center is proud to welcome Christine Ebersole.
Friday, January 29, 2016, 7:00p.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016, 7:00p.m.
Keola Beamer, one of Hawai’i’s premier singer-songwriters, arrangers, composers and guitar masters, helped launch the ’70s statewide revival of slack-key guitar, and released top-selling Honolulu City Lights.
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 7:00p.m., Friday, February 5, 2016, 8:30p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016, 8:30p.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.
Friday, February 12, 2016, 8:00p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016, 3:00p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016, 8:00p.m., Sunday, February 14, 2016, 3:00p.m., Sunday, February 14, 2016, 8:00p.m.
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is transformed back in time to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her tragic death.
Friday, February 19, 2016, 7:00p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2016, 6:00p.m. & 9:00p.m.
Grammy® Award winner Lisa Fischer is finally in the spotlight. She’s toured and recorded with an impressive list of music legends, including the Rolling Stones, Sting, Tina Turner, Beyoncé, Aretha Franklin and many, many more, and she was also recently featured in the Oscar winning documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom.
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00p.m. & 7:00p.m.
Guitarist Esteban’s passion and explosive style of playing is a must-see live performance; each concert is truly a unique experience. Together with his daughter, violinist Teresa Joy, they weave a beautiful mosaic of music that ranges from classical and flamenco to the golden age of rock and roll.
Friday, February 26, 2016, 7:00p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016, 7:00p.m.
London-born and Bronx-raised, Lucy Woodward is a singer-songwriter who effortlessly crosses genres, blending elements of dreamy retro Brit Pop, vintage jazz, swing, R&B, and Latin rhythms into songs that have earned her numerous awards and critical acclaim.