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November 2018

Sammons Jazz: Ladies Jazz Night

November 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

The talented and inspirational saxophonist Rachella Parks-Washington blows into Sammons Jazz with her trademark uplifting jazz sounds. Since 2001, when she was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, Rachella has concentrated on the power of music as a healing element. Joining her onstage for the first set are Nate Young on piano, Leonard Hayward on violin, Chris DeRose on guitar, Jared Durham on bass, Deon Reed on drums, and Mark Whitsett on percussion. Two outstanding vocalists, Andrea Wallace and Simone Jackson, soar into…

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Sammons Cabaret: Tony Hakim (SOLD OUT)

November 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Whether as a brilliant singer/guitarist or as the affable owner of The Kitchen Café, Tony Hakim has been a positive force in North Texas. Tony brings his mellow guitar playing and winsome vocals to the Carson Series of Sammons Cabaret in a two-set tribute to Glen Campbell, another singer/guitarist beloved for his authentic style. With a far-ranging repertoire that echoes Campbell’s, Tony’s show promises to be a memorable evening of heartfelt music and fascinating stories about the performer who delivered…

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December 2018

Sammons Jazz: O.P. to King Cole: My Favorite Trios

December 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Sammons Jazz Artistic Director and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones salutes his two favorite trios, the Oscar Peterson Trio and the Nat King Cole Trio to wrap up the fall season. His love for these legendary groups grew from the tremendous piano playing they exhibited and their feel-good swinging music. Arlington plays Oscar Peterson, who was called O.P. by his friends, in the first set and Nat King Cole in an unforgettable second set. He is joined by James Driscoll on…

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Making Spirits Bright

December 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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Free – $25

This festive new concert is ideal for anyone who is young or young at heart! Enjoy holiday favorites performed by Linda and Larry Petty and other special performers. There's also a fun sing-along! Admission is $25 for adults, $5 for ages 13-18, and free for 12 years and under. Admission includes seasonal beverages, tasty bites, and valet parking.

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Sammons Cabaret: Jodi Crawford Wright

December 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Lucky theater-goers know her from local productions such as “Nunsense,” “Boy from Oz,” and “The Sound of Music” while opera fans have enjoyed her performances in “Die Fledermaus,” “Suor Angelica,” and “Masque of Angels.” Jodi Crawford Wright has bewitched cabaret audiences across North Texas and thrilled audiences in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi when she sang as a guest soloist with various ballet companies. Jodi brings her expansive vocal range and commanding stage presence to her "Belly Up To The Barbra"…

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January 2019

Astrid Merriman Cabaret & Cabernet Fete

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$60 – $500

Beginning with a wine tasting, the Astrid Merriman Cabaret & Cabernet Fete is a semi-annual evening of fine music and fine wine that kicks off the new season of Sammons Cabaret. The event is highlighted by a cabaret singer showcase with more than ten of the DFW area’s top vocalists. Each singer performs one song with several accompanied by the popular Larry Petty Combo. The singers on January 25 include Linda Petty, Chimberly Byrom, Chris Cree, Jay Gardner, Keron Jackson,…

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February 2019

Sammons Jazz: Swinging Sticks

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50

  The classic sound of jazz clarinet takes the first set in this sold out concert when the Chris McGuire Band salutes legends Goodman, Shaw, and Bechet. The second set features Drum Off, led by Andrew Griffith and Jaelun Washington, who recall the epic drum battles mounted by Elvin Jones and Max Roach.

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Sammons Discovery: Andy Timmons

February 15 @ 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

Acclaimed guitarist Andy Timmons performs two sets featuring very different styles. He and fellow guitarist Nick Knirk open with music from artists as varied as Django Reinhardt and The Ventures to Jeff Beck and Queen. Timmons goes solo in the second set for his rendition of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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Sammons Cabaret: Goga

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Influenced by American artists Buddy Guy, Marvin Gaye, and Barry White, singer Goga combined their sound with his Eastern European roots to put a new spin on an extensive repertoire of 2,000 songs encompassing jazz, blues, R&B, soul, and international favorites.

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March 2019

Sammons Jazz: Leigh Tomlinson Memorial Concert

March 6 @ 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 a timeless first set showcases singers Carolyn Lee Jones, Sandra Kaye, Heather Paterson, and Tony Hakim. The all-star tribute to beloved jazz singer Leigh Tomlinson continues with innovative vocalists Garry Williams, Tatiana Mayfield, Candace "Mahogany" Miller, and Damon K. Clark. To be placed on the wait list, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788.

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