Our interactive Calendar of Events will help you sort through all events scheduled at Bass Performance Hall, McDavid Studio and Van Cliburn Hall. Simply select a date, and a listing of 7 days from that date will appear below. You can also find an event using one of the options to the right.

Note: All performances will take place in Bass Performance Hall, unless otherwise noted. Schedule subject to change if necessary.

Events for 08/01/2015 to 10/01/2015
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Presented by: Performing Arts Fort Worth
BNSF Popular Entertainment Series
Dates / Times:
Sunday, 08/23/2015 6:30 PM
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

Lovett has been awarded four Grammy Awards, was given the Americana Music Association's inaugural Trailblazer Award and was recently named the Texas State Musician.

Lovett has been touring in support of his latest album, Release Me, since its release in February, 2012. The album was No. 1 for several weeks on the Americana charts. Produced by Nathaniel Kunkel and Lovett, Release Me represents the end of an era as it was his last record for Curb/Universal Music Group after being on the label for his entire career.

Release Me is quintessential Lyle, mixing a smart collection of originals and songs written by some of his favorite songwriters that show not only the breadth of this Texas legend's deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most infectious and fascinating musicians in popular music.

Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music's most vibrant and iconic performers. His oeuvre, rich and eclectic, is one of the most beloved of any living artist working today.

Classical Masters Festival
The Music of Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart

Presented by: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
3-concert festival passes are on sale now! For more info, click here.
Single tickets on sale TBA.
Dates / Times:
Friday, 08/28/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, 08/29/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, 08/30/2015 2:00 PM
In the first year of a three-year cycle, Miguel Harth-Bedoya will lead the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in music by three titans of the symphonic repertoire: Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart.

Sci-Fi Spectacular
Presented by: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Dates / Times:
Friday, 09/04/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, 09/05/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, 09/06/2015 2:00 PM
Jack Everly, conductor
Kristen Plumley, soprano

Get your geek on with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with a concert that is simply out of this world. Beam yourself up and experience music from Star Trek, Star Wars, Close Encounters and more.

Star Trek's Commander William Riker, aka Johnathan Frakes, will be joining the Symphony as the narrator! Live long and prosper!

Frank Warren's PostSecret Live!
Presented by: Performing Arts Fort Worth
BNSF Popular Entertainment Series
On sale 10:00 a.m. August 7
Dates / Times:
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 7:30 PM
PostSecret Live! is a multimedia event by Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret.com. Based on his TED talk, Frank uncovers our common story from the 1,000,000+ artful secrets that have been mailed to his home on postcards, anonymously.

See postcards that were banned from six bestselling PostSecret books. Hear the inspiring and funny stories behind the secrets. Listen to some of Frank's secrets or share your own.

Come alone or bring a friend; they tell the best secrets.

Mozart & Rachmaninoff
Presented by: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Dates / Times:
Friday, 09/11/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, 09/12/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, 09/13/2015 2:00 PM
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano
Helene Mercier, piano
Adam Schoenberg, visiting composer

An opening concert that is too big for one soloist! Enjoy Mozart's delightful Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos featuring long-time friends and piano duo, Louis Lortie and Helene Mercier. Also on the program is Rachmaninoff's swan song, the majestic Symphonic Dances, and Adam Schoenberg's American Symphony, a work that pays homage to our past and looks forward to a brighter future.

Dave Milsap
with Joe Corpening

Presented by: Performing Arts Fort Worth
Performance to be held at McDavid Studio
Dates / Times:
Friday, 09/11/2015 7:30 PM
"Dave is one of the best guitar players I've ever shared a stage with." - Delbert McClinton

Fort Worth-bred guitarist Dave Millsap returns to our intimate McDavid Studio for a night of fiery blues, soul and R&B.

Millsap spent his early years as a musician in East Texas, playing any gig that would pay. It was in a little club in Nacadogoches that he met Sonny Terry, one of the most famous delta blues singers ever, from the famed Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee.

"I played a few shows as a warm up act for them and Sonny's driver had to leave to go back to Philly to visit his sick mother for a while," Millsap says. "So Sonny asked me if I would drive him around in his white Cadillac until his driver got back. We would sit in his hotel room and Sonny would sing, play his harp and stomp his feet while I tried to play like Brownie. Sonny was great and he would sing all these songs and help me along. He must of thought, `This white boy would never be a blues guitar player.'" Millsap has since shared the stage with Bobby Whitlock, Steve Cropper, Chuck Berry , Bonnie Raitt, Vince Gill, Jerry Williams, Lee Roy Parnell, Albert Collins, Ray Sharpe, Robert Ealey, Bruce Channell, Sam Meyers, Boz Scaggs, Hubert Sumlin, Stephen Bruton , Kim Wilson, Joe Ely and many others.

He spent many years as Delbert McClinton's touring guitarist, which landed him a Grammy nomination in 1989 for Best Contemporary Blues Album, Live In Austin. Millsap has continued his relationship with McClinton, performing on his annual music cruises.

Millsap's first CD, Nothing But Troubles, was done with the help of some very notable guitarist themselves, Ray Sharpe and the late Stephen Bruton.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by: Performing Arts Fort Worth
Dates / Times:
Friday, 09/18/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 1:30 PM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, 09/20/2015 1:30 PM
Sunday, 09/20/2015 6:30 PM
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including Go Go Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Get your tickets and be part of the magic!

Doc Severinsen
Presented by: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Dates / Times:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 7:30 PM
Heeeere's Doc! In this tour de force concert, Doc Severinsen pays tribute to the American songbook and highlights some of his favorite tunes of the Big Band era and beyond. Doc takes a trip down memory lane and shares some of his favorite stories and greatest musical influences with audiences.

In this exciting program of musical gems, Doc's incredible trumpet playing and his candid connection to the music will make this an evening to remember forever!

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