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April 2019

Sammons Jazz: Jazz Springs Eternal

April 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50

This sold-out concert begins with renowned jazz harpist Cindy Horstman fronts 2tone and the Dallas Jazz Harp Ensemble in a two-for-one set where strings rule. Pianist and composer Dave Zoller and Evidence share their appreciation of Thelonious Monk with selections from their recordings of the jazz giant's works. To be placed on the wait list, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788.

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Sammons Cabaret: Diana Sheehan

April 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Respected for her expansive stage work off-Broadway, on national tours, and in regional theaters across the nation, Diana Sheehan's cabaret shows have been produced in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. Her breathtaking vocals and skilled interpretations are on full display at Sammons Cabaret when she performs "Liner Notes: A Life in Song." This concert is sold out. To be placed on the wait list, please call (214) 520-7788.

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“Bolden” Film Premiere

April 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 5206 United States
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Free

Free, but reservations required. Email your name and desired number of seats to rsvp@sammonsartcenter.org. Click here to watch the film trailer.

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May 2019

Sammons Jazz: Artistic Director’s Concert

May 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50

Sammons Jazz Artistic Director and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones leads The Brethren in a sold-out, two-set tribute to the series' past artistic directors: Vicho Vicencio, Roger Boykin, and James Gilyard. The concert also celebrates the release of the "Sammons Jazz Directors Cut" CD/DVD marking the 30th anniversary of the acclaimed concert series. To be placed on the wait list, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788.

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Sammons Cabaret: Terry Loftis

May 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

The suave and urbane Terry Loftis closes the spring season of Sammons Cabaret with a musical trip to the great cabaret shows performed by Bobbie Short, Nina Simone, and other great nightclub singers. His cabaret show features tunes like “Satin Doll”, “Laura,” “Someone to Light Up My Life,” and so many other great standards.

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Sammons Discovery: Rhett Butler

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$40

Although known for playing two guitars at once, Rhett Butler is an accomplished guitarist whose true gift is his mastery of multiple styles. Recently inducted into Buddy magazine's Texas Tornado Hall of Fame, he has played alongside Joe Satriani, Tommy Emmanuel, and Eric Johnson. Currently a third-year medical student, Rhett reprises his trademark hammer-on playing style in this rare North Texas appearance.

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August 2019

Astrid Merriman Cabaret & Cabernet Fête

August 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$60 – $500

Beginning with a wine tasting, the evening is highlighted by a showcase of more than 10 of DFW's top singers. Each singer performs a selection from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, jazz, and pop, and most are accompanied by the Larry Petty Combo. Light appetizers and free valet parking included in admission. Single tickets are $60 per person; reserved tables of eight are $500 each and tables of six are $400 each.

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September 2019

Brews, Bites & Beats

September 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$20

Local Tastes & Local Talent. Featuring Musical Guest: Stockton Helbing Performs "Famous Beats Through Pop History" Featuring craft beer tasting from three Texas breweries, food, and live music from a local favorite: Stockton Helbing. Enjoy tastings of local craft beers, sample bites from great restaurants, live music and tours of the historic Turtle Creek Pump Station. 24 oz of beer samples and food samples available, music, and free valet parking. Stockton Helbing – drums Mike Urness – guitar Justin Schenk…

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October 2019

Journalism & The Arts

October 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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Free

Arts communicators, arts journalists and journalism students are invited to attend this free event presented by the Sammons Center. A reception with light refreshments begins at 7 p.m., followed by a panel discussion about ways that journalists and arts groups can work together more effectively. Panelists are moderator Chris Heinbaugh, VP of External Affairs at the AT&T Performing Arts Center; Anne Bothwell, Vice President Arts, KERA; Alexa Conomos, co-anchor, Morning After with Ron and Alexa; Lauren Smart, Journalist and Professor…

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December 2019

Making Spirits Bright: Holiday Concert & Sing-along

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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Free – $25

Perfect for the young and young at heart, Making Spirits Bright features holiday music by Linda and Larry Petty and other local talent, seasonal beverages, tasty bites, and a sing-along. The event includes a fabulous holiday raffle. The grand prize is a Saks Fifth Avenue VIP Experience in Beverly Hills. Second prize is a matching set of custom opal and sapphire jewelry; third prize is a deluxe Dallas staycation. Winners will be announced at 8 p.m. Guests can also brighten…

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