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December 2017

Sammons Jazz: A 30 Year Jazz Story

December 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
$45

This historic performance features the current and previous Sammons Jazz artistic directors.

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Sammons Cabaret: Linda & Larry Petty

December 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Surely one of the most energetic and charming couples on Earth, Linda and Larry Petty are lifelong performers with a global fan base on land and sea. They close the fall season with "Holiday Memories".

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January 2018

Sammons Cabaret & Cabernet

January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$400

Beginning with a wine tasting, this semi-annual evening of fine music and fine wine 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. Reserved tables of eight guests cost $500 and reserved tables of six guests cost $400. Admission for all guests includes the wine tasting, cabaret showcase, light appetizers, beer, soft drinks, coffee, water, and valet parking.…

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February 2018

Sammons Jazz: Bop & Blow

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

Get ready for an exciting evening of bebop when pianist extraordinaire Kelly Durbin and his Bebop Band recall the era when Clifford Brown, Hank Mobley, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and others moved jazz beyond swing. Joining Steve on stage are Mario Cruz on saxes, Ira Basset on trumpet and flugelhorn, Lou Harlas on bass, and Steve Barnes on drums. Magic happens when four amazing saxophonists perform on one stage. Saxomania features Shelley Carrol, Quamon Fowler, Ron Jones, and Chris McGuire…

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Sammons Cabaret: Kay Ellingson & Jennifer Martin: The Tender Trap

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

Finding love c'est magnifique! Two successful partnerships, two strong voices, and two excellent musicians unite in a musical demonstration of the wishin' and hopin', the falling and brawling, and the happy and sad, of amour. Kay and Kent Ellingson and Jennifer Martin and her husband, Greg Herring, perform a blend of jazz standards, Latin tunes, pop, and even a little country. Kay and Jennifer both sing lead and harmony. Kent is magical on keys (and on select songs, third harmony); Greg…

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March 2018

Sammons Jazz: Leigh Tomlinson Memorial Concert

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

Singer-songwriter Ashleigh Smith, a Georgia native who now calls Dallas home, shows why she won the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition crown in 2014. She is winning legions of fans, too, with her warm vocals, range of styles, fresh take on classics, and engaging originals. Joel Cross’ talent and dedication as a vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter has captured attention around the globe, including that of Grammy Award®-winning singer India Arie.  His band includes Colin Campbell on keys, Mike Luzecky…

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Sammons Cabaret: B.J. Cleveland: Laughing Matters

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

With more than 400 shows to his credit as an actor, director, and choreographer, B.J. Cleveland is no stranger to the stage or television screen. His many awards include recognition from the DFW Theater Critics Forum for his acclaimed performance in the regional premiere of The Nance. His fan base covers all ages, thanks to his work with Dallas Children’s Theater, Uptown Players, Kids Who Care, and 1:30 Productions. B.J. wowed the crowd during his Cabaret & Cabernet debut last…

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April 2018

Sammons Jazz: Sticks & Bones

April 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Beloved drummer Andrew Griffith “keeps up with the Joneses” in this tribute to his favorite drummers: Papa Joe Jones, Philly Joe Jones, and Elvin Jones. With Sergio Pamies on piano, Jonathan Fisher on bass, Shelley Carrol on sax and flute, and Chris McGuire on sax, clarinet, and trumpet, Andrew also honors the history of jazz drumming with a performance by tap dancer Katelyn Harris. Sliding into a second set of swinging jazz is Bones and Such, a unique group of…

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Sammons Cabaret: Aubree-Anna

April 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Aubree-Anna is a favorite at the WinStar World Casino and local venues like the Warwick Melrose Library and The Kitchen Café, making it a sure bet that her return to Sammons Cabaret will be a winner. The San Antonio native launched the series in February 2012 with a sold-out show and has since earned high praise for her smooth vocals and extensive repertoire of songs (more than 300!) from genres such as the Great American Songbook, jazz, pop, and country.…

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SAMMONS CENTER 30th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Featuring Diane Schuur and Arlington Jones & The Brethren

April 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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$30 – $150

The Sammons Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with a very special concert at Moody Performance Hall. Sammons Jazz Artistic Director, pianist, composer, and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones kicks off the concert with his group, Arlington Jones & The Brethren, in a toe-tapping, finger-snapping, hand-clapping, head-bobbing experience. The Brethren features Brannen Temple on drums and Nick Clark on bass. Internationally-acclaimed jazz vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur leads her ensemble in a memorable concert that showcases the rich stylings of jazz. Discovered “officially” by…

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May 2018

Sammons Cabaret: Janelle Lutz

May 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Named the 2016 Sammons Cabaret Artist of the Year for her phenomenal cabaret performances at the Sammons Center, Janelle Lutz is also an award-winning actress who has won the hearts of North Texas audiences and critics alike. Her accurate portrayals of Judy Garland leave audiences wanting more, but her roles in productions like “South Pacific,” “Annie Get Your Gun,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” and “The Drowsy Chaperone” prove that the California native has boundless talent. Of course, adoring fans don’t mind…

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Celebrate Dance!

May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
Free

Learn. Watch. Move! The Sammons Center continues its 30th anniversary festivities with the free Celebrate Dance! open house. Come and go as you please and enjoy interactive dance classes and performances from 12 different local performing arts groups and instructors. Complimentary valet parking, light refreshments and the chance to win one of five prizes add to this fun and entertaining day. Admission is free, but advance registration is requested. Free Group Dance Classes: (Meadows Hall, 1st Floor) 1:00pm - 2:00pm: …

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June 2018

Summer Nights: Music @ The Perot with the Sammons Center

June 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Perot Museum of Nature & Science, 2201 N Field St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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$20

Stay late at the Perot Museum to get your musical fix as you are serenaded by pop-up performances, a presentation on how our brains interpret music, and your own musical creations throughout the Museum on this harmoniously planned evening! Activities are free with general admission. Delicious food and beverages for both kids and adults will be available for purchase. Highlights include -Live musical performances provided by The Sammons Center throughout the evening -Lecture about the brain pathways, featuring the Andrew…

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Family Art Day at Sammons

June 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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FREE

Families are invited to the Sammons Center for the Arts, located in the historic Turtle Creek Pump Station, to create art, pet an instrument and experience how art shapes the ultimate family-friendly activity. The free event also features the introduction of Sammie, the Sammons Center’s flying horse toy inspired by the beautifully painted Pegasus statue located in the center’s lobby. Part of the center’s 30th anniversary celebration, this interactive event includes complimentary valet parking and snacks. Free, but registration requested.

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Sammons Discovery: Dallas Jazz Harp Quartet

June 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$30

Led by award-winning harpist Cindy Horstman, the Dallas Jazz Harp Ensemble performs a magical concert of contemporary jazz on one of the world's oldest instruments. Joined by special guest Michael Medina on bass, the ensemble includes the highly-regarded freelance harpists Laura Logan Brandenburg and Kimberly Snaufer DeRosa. Expect a thrilling adventure featuring original works and standards. The concert is part of the Sammons Center's new Discovery series. Admission includes complimentary valet parking, light appetizers, and beverages. Sammons members receive a…

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September 2018

Sammons Jazz: Satchmo & New Orleans

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

It’s Mardi Gras in September! Wycliffe Gordon, one of the top trombonists of his generation, opens the fall season of Sammons Jazz with a two-set tribute to The Big Easy and two of its best-known native sons: trumpet players Louis Armstrong and Wynton Marsalis. Wycliffe starts the concert with a nod to Satchmo by trading his trombone for the trumpet. In the second set, Wycliffe recalls the early days of his career playing New Orleans-style music as the trombonist in…

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Brews, Bites & Beats

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$15 – $25

All Local Tastes. All Local Talents. Featuring Musical Guest:  The Funky Knuckles Featuring craft beer tasting from three Texas breweries, food, and live music from Dallas jazz local favorite: The Funky Knuckles. Enjoy tastings of local craft beers, sample bites from great local restaurants, live music and tours of the historic Turtle Creek Pump Station. Admission includes 24ooz of beer samples, food samples, music, and free valet parking. Additional beers available for purchase at the event. **This is a 21+…

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Sammons Cabaret: Corey Breedlove

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

Spanning a range of genres as wide as Texas, singer/songwriter Corey Breedlove continues to evolve as an entertainer. He retains elements of jazz, country, blues, and rock in his music, creating a sophisticated yet genial sound that has made him a favorite of all age groups. His shows also demonstrate a fondness for the Great American Songbook, a style born out of his purchase of a Frank Sinatra CD for $1. Corey opens the fall 2018 season of Sammons Cabaret…

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Journalism & The Arts

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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Free

The Sammons Center continues its 30th anniversary celebration with “Journalism & The Arts,” a free reception and panel discussion on Thursday, September 27, 7:00 p.m. Beginning with the reception to thank local journalists who cover the arts, the event is highlighted by “Keeping the Muse in the News,” a panel discussion addressing ways that journalists and arts groups can work together more effectively during a time of great changes in newsrooms, communications technology and consumer habits. Representing various forms of…

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October 2018

Sammons Jazz: Swing, Swing, Swing

October 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

Get your taste buds ready for The Texas Gypsies’ award-winning recipe of vintage jazzy swing made with the hep cat sounds of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, a dash of Western Swing, a sprinkle of Gypsy Jazz, and a pinch of Retro Deco. The Gypsies are leader Steve Curry on guitar, Brian Standridge on trumpet, Eugene Lebeaux on trombone, Mike Sizer on sax, Dale Morris, Jr. on violin, Drew Phelps on bass, and Andrew Griffith on drums. Whether adding a…

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Sammons Cabaret: Shelley Kenneavy

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

The Carson Series of Sammons Cabaret continues its fall 2018 season with the vivacious Shelley Kenneavy. Shelley presents "The Best of the Worst, Songs from Broadway Flops - Part II," another endearing show of songs from Broadway productions that didn’t win the hearts of audiences or critics, much less long runs or Tony Awards. Much like her renditions of “So Long Dude” and “Shopping Around” in previous appearances at the Sammons Center, Shelley gives these seldom-heard songs new life thanks…

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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 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

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, 2019 @ 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, 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 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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Sammons Cabaret: Sheran Goodspeed Keyton

March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kurth Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$45

This force of nature named Sheran Goodspeed Keyton not only sings, she acts, directs, choreographs, and teaches. Along with her award-winning portrayals of Bessie Smith and Mahalia Jackson, her role as Etta James so impressed one critic that she was tapped as "one of Dallas' reigning musical theater divas."

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Sammons Center Presents: José André Trio

March 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50 – $150

Returning to the Sammons Center this March, the José André Trio will perform in a one-night-only concert. Born in Bolivia, blind with cerebral palsy, José has stunned audiences all over the world with his artistry, speed, and accuracy. His playful and inspired compositions bridge jazz, rock, blues, bossa nova, Latin American folklore, and world music. In honor of the Sammons Center’s commitment to sharing the therapeutic power of the arts, José, and the great work they do on behalf of…

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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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March 2020

Celebrate Dance! 2020

March 14, 2020
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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Free

To ensure the safety and well-being of our patrons and artists, Celebrate Dance has been postponed. We hope to announce the rescheduled date soon.

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November 2020

Come Together: Sammons Jazz Artistic Director’s Virtual Concert

November 4, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Free – $10

In appreciation of our members’ patience and ongoing support, the Sammons Center for the Arts premieres “Come Together: Sammons Jazz Artistic Director’s Virtual Concert" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 4, on Vimeo. Featuring Sammons Jazz Artistic Director and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones in a jazz double feature of his own compositions, the two-set, 150-minute-long  performance opens with '73 Swing. Arlington, drummer Andrew Griffith, and bassist James Driscoll, who were all born in 1973, form a group reminiscent of the famed…

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December 2020

2020 D’JAM Legends of Jazz Awards

December 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

A virtual event honoring 2020 D’JAM (Dallas Jazz Appreciation Month) Jazz Legends for their contributions to the North Texas jazz community. The 2020 honorees are Johnny Case — Musician, John Murphy — Educator, Chuck Mandernach — Supporter and Caleb McCampbell — Innovator. To receive the Zoom link, email info@sammonsartcenter.org.

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Music From and Inspired by SOUL Sweepstakes

December 19, 2020 @ 12:01 am - December 27, 2020 @ 11:59 pm
Virtual

The Sammons Center, home to the long-running Sammons Jazz series, marks the December 25, 2020, release of Pixar's SOUL on Disney+, by giving away a new LP, Jon Batiste's "Music From and Inspired by SOUL." Batiste, who wrote and performed the film's jazz songs and served as a cultural consultant, may be best known for being the bandleader on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Use the official entry form below for your chance to win the LP. Please note…

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