Emens

Upcoming Events
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FunkadesiThe 6-Time Award-Winning FUNKADESI blends Indian music (bhangra, bollywood, folk) with reggae, funk, and Afro-Caribbean grooves.
7:30 p.m.
The Fray is Slade, Joe King (guitar, vocals), Dave Welsh (guitar), and Ben Wysocki (drums). The Denver-based group formed in 2002 after high school friends Slade and King bumped into each other at a local guitar shop. The Fray achieved national success with their 2005 debut, featuring the hit singles "Over My Head (Cable Car)" and "How to Save a Life," which went double-platinum. The band also earned a 2010 Grammy nomination for their self-titled release.
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Street BeatStreet Beat is a high-energy explosion of urban rhythm, hip hop moves and astonishing break dance acrobatics which brings the raw rhythmic originality of manypopular street-style performances together in a dynamic and thrilling stage production.
7:30 p.m.
Freshman Common Reader Wes MooreWes Moore, the author of this year's Freshman Common Reader, "The Other Wes Moore, One Name, Two Fates" presents the story of how 2 kids sharing the same name and growing up in the same neighborhood yet their lives have completely different outcomes.
7:30 p.m.
Brian Sanders JunkJUNK is known for their ingenious use of found objects and clever inventions that bridge the gap between dance and physical theater. The company strives to produce work that is both artistic and accessible while maintaining a ceaseless desire to try new things.
8 p.m.
Sheryl WudunnPulitzer Prize winning author and journalist, Sheryl WuDunn will present "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creative Opportunity" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
7:30 p.m.
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Peach Pickin' MamasWhat do you get when you mix the rich vocals and guitar stylings of veteran blues singer/songwriter EG Kight and the crystal pure vocals of americana artist/actress Lisa Biales?You get a highly entertaining and musically engaging show that leaves the audience feeling like they’ve just spent some time with long lost friends.
7:30 p.m.
Johnny MathisChances Are” this extraordinary night will be one you will remember for a lifetime! Make it “A Night to Remember” as JOHNNY MATHIS takes Emens Auditorium this fall.
8 p.m.
Easton CorbinEaston Corbin became the first country male artist in 17 years to have his first two consecutive singles reach No. 1. Billboard named Easton the Top New Country Artist of 2010 and named "Roll With It" the No. 6 Hot Country Song of the Year. He was ranked No. 9 on Billboard’s list of Top Country Artists-Male, listed between Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw.
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint will join forces for the first time ever for an evening of legendary music making.
7:30 p.m.
CamelotExperience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony Award® winning show.
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Nelson RangellJazziz magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is "an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil." The Times of London notes "his extraordinary facility on a range of instruments and his undoubted virtuosity," adding that Nelson is "one of fusion's most accomplished exponents." Such praise is a confirmation of what contemporary jazz fans have known since the Denver based saxophonist emerged in the late 80s: that Rangell is one of the most exciting and diverse performers in the genre, equally adept at soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone, as well as being a genuine virtuoso on flute and piccolo.
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Rodney CarringtonRodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies.
7:30 p.m.
For the first time pros from Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and Dance Champions from around the globe dance off against each other in the interactive show, Dancing Pros Live!
7:30 p.m.
Jekyll and HydeGlamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson classic story about a brilliant but obsessive scientist whose alter ego wreaks havoc across Victorian London.
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Black Violin“Black Violin works hard, but makes it all look like play… Sometimes they play with the intense seriousness of orchestral soloists; at others they fiddle as if at a hoedown;at still others they strum the violin and viola like guitars.” N.Y. Times
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Mannheim SteamrollerMANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group’s annual tour.
8 p.m.
Straight No Chaser: Happy Hour TourIf the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch.
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Sister ActSISTER ACT is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it "RIDICULOUSLY FUN,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement!
7:30 p.m.
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Balsam RangeFrom deep in the Appalachians where the Great Smoky Mountains meet the Blue Ridge comes the Balsam Range band, creatively blending Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel and Jazz into a new American acoustic music experience.
7:30 p.m.
Peter and the StarcatcherA wildly theatrical, hilarious and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan.
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The Hot SardinesTake a blustery brass lineup, layer it over a rhythm section led by a stride-piano virtuoso in the Fats Waller vein, and tie the whole thing together with a one-of-the-boys front woman with a voice from another era, and you have the Hot Sardines. (We haven’t even told you about the tap dancer yet.)
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Million Dollar QuartetMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
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Cirque ZivaThe Golden Dragon Acrobats hail from Cangzhou, Hebei province, in the People’s Republic of China and have toured the United States continuously since 1978. Its members are athletes, actors and artists who have studied and trained for their craft since early childhood. The group averages 200 performances each year and has toured through all 50 states and in over 65 countries across the world. In 2005, their Broadway debut and seven-week run at the New Victory Theater earned two prestigious New York Drama Desk Awards nominations (for Best Choreography and Most Unique Theatrical Experience).
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Carlos NunezFew pop stars pack the energy, virtuosity, imagination, daring, and charisma into their concerts and recordings as Galician multi-instrumentalist Carlos Núñez does. He is the world’s most famous player of the gaita, the bagpipes of Galicia, Spain’s northwest, Atlantic Ocean-abutting region rich in vibrant, uniquely expressive Celtic traditional music.