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Cassandra Wilson celebrates the great Billie Holiday

Cassandra Wilson

FOLSOM — Join Cassandra Wilson as she celebrates Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday with a preview of her upcoming album, “Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday.” Harris Center for the Arts is one of her stops on a worldwide promotion tour of this homage dedicated to the beauty, power and genius of Billie Holiday. […]

Comments Off / February 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Swingle Singers, jazz choir bring great music to Folsom

The Swingle Singers' repertoire spans classical, jazz, Latin, folk and pop music and, for the first time in many years, original songs. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — For more than half a century the Swingle Singers have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined the five-time Grammy winners since they first made waves in the 1960s. With their forthcoming album “Deep End” […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Guitarists jam at Harris Center

World-renowned guitarist Brian Gore brings guitar greats together for one night at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — International Guitar Night returns to Harris center for the Arts in Folsom with some of the world’s finest guitarists/composers performing their newest work and sharing musical ideas with their peers in public concert. International Guitar Night is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. For each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Laughs, love make ‘Mamma Mia!’ a can’t-miss musical

The laughter and love of "Mamma Mia!" come to Harris Center for the Arts Feb. 9-11. Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia.

FOLSOM — A mother … a daughter … three possible dads … and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! More than 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make “Mamma Mia!” the ultimate feel-good show, and Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is pleased to be part […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Russian Ballet to perform four unique shows

The Russian National Ballet Theatre presents four ballet classics in three nights at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Over a span of three days the Russian National Ballet Theatre continues its mission of presenting major Russian ballets by performing great ballet classics — “Giselle,” “Chopiniana,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Don Quixote” — at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. The Washington Post declares the Russian National Theatre “is a cut above many of its […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cooper’s one-man show is a celebration of life

A master sculptor, Michael Cooper has won universal praise for his unique masks, which he brings to life during his Masked Marvels & Wondertales show. See him live at Harris Center for the Arts on Saturday, Jan. 31. Photo by James Penney-Ritter

FOLSOM — Michael Cooper is a Poet of the Stage — an eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime whose exquisite performances of humor and poignancy, nimble speech and eloquent gestures have dazzled audiences of all ages for almost 30 years. Cooper brings his own special world to Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 31. Here dogs wear hats, […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Country music legend to perform acoustic concert

After 25 years in the music industry, country star Travis Tritt said he's never felt more confident about his performances and career. See him live in Folsom on Jan. 28. Courtesy photo

Travis Tritt celebrates his 50th birthday, 25th year in show business FOLSOM — Travis Tritt, who recently appeared at Harrah’s Tahoe promoting his most recent album “The Calm After …,” brings his multi-awarded talents to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom on Jan. 28. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum, CMA and Grammy award-winning […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »