September 12, 2015
There is no more legendary group in Jamaican musical history than Bob Marley's band, The Wailers.
Formed in 1969, and fronted by Bob Marley until his untimely death, the band continues its worldwide campaign of promoting peace, love and equality. Celebrating their rich musical legacy, the world's most iconic reggae band will perform songs from the landmark "Legend" album, including greatest ...More
September 4, 2015
Paul spring is a 25 year old singer / songwriter on Bad Run Records from Minneapolis. He is the great grandson of American poet / war hero Joyce Kilmer and impressionist painter ...More
Presented by Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud
September 18, 2015
Praised by the Baltimore Sun for combining “smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery,” the Aeolus Quartet is committed to presenting ...More
Presented by St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra
September 19, 2015
Academic Festival Overture Johannes Brahms
September 26, 2015
Sean Jones honed his musical chops as the lead trumpeter for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. He has quickly established himself as one of the most outstanding and innovative ...More
September 11-September 27, 2015
This sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America tells the story of three families in the pursuit of the American Dream.
E.L. Doctrow’s novel was voted by ...More
September 11-September 27, 2015
The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the ‘Dinettes’, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. ...More
October 9-October 10, 2015
Fans of the Fabulous Armadillos won’t want to miss “Stadium Rock!” It played to over 17,000 people at Summertime By George in St. Cloud in 2014 and 16 sold out ...More
A concert by "Forever Young" musical group! Come enjoy a concert from local musicians at the Parkview Center in Melrose.
|Great River Regional Library System||09/03/15||Melrose|
|Wood Songs - A Journey with Native Flutes|
Members of the 10,000 Lakes Flute Circle will perform tradional, contemporary, and original songs on the native flute. They will also lead a guided meditation and allow patrons to try their hand at flute playing.
|Great River Regional Library System||09/23/15||St Cloud|
|Autumn Moon 2015: Paramount Annual Gala Fundraiser|
Wendy Liebman been a standup comedian for over 25 years, but has skyrocketed to national fame again, after her appearance on American’s Got Talent. Over those 25 years, she has been a regular on the Late Show with David Letterman and has appeared on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. She has had her own comedy specials on HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime. The Paramount welcomes Wendy as the headliner for the Annual Gala Fundraiser!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/03/15||Saint Cloud|
|Cirque Alfonse: TIMBER!|
Hatchets fly, acrobats leap past saw blades, and lumberjacks hurl each other through the air in this high-energy show the whole family will love.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||10/16/15||Saint Joseph|
|Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn|
Two virtuosic banjo players and one ethereal voice combine for an intricate, riveting evening of pure musicianship.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||10/24/15||Saint Joseph|
|The Sisters of Swing in Concert|
A high-energy nostalgic trip down memory lane, featuring the signature vocal sound of Minnesota’s own Andrews Sisters. The performers – Lisa Pallen, Kathy Mueller and Aimee Lee – beautifully recreate the vocal stylings of the first million selling “girl group”, backed by an 8-piece band led by two-time Ivey Award-winning arranger and musical director Raymond Berg. You’ll be sure to enjoy “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “Rum and Coca...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/27/15||Saint Cloud|
|Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour|
Three years ago Arlo sold out the Paramount stage. Get your tickets soon if you want to be sure that you have a seat for the St. Cloud stop on Arlo’s 12-month North American tour to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired the seminal song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”. A musical monologue running more than 18 minutes, “Alice’s Restaurant” has become a Thanksgiving holiday anthem to families across the globe and it all originates...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/30/15||Saint Cloud|
|Los Angeles Guitar Quartet|
For over three decades, the members of the Grammy Award-winning LAGQ have set the standard for expression and virtuosity among guitar ensembles, while perennially redefining themselves in their musical explorations. As one of the most charismatic groups performing today, their critically acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at the music of the past, while their interpretations of works from the contemporary and world-music realms continually break new...
|Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud||11/07/15||Saint Cloud|
|Ozark Jubilee presents A Branson Country Christmas||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/10/15-|
Known for a voice that can burn down any stage, Ruthie Foster and her band are a powerhouse blues outfit.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||11/13/15||Collegeville|
|Kat Perkins||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/14/15||Saint Cloud|
|Dennis Alexander Piano Festival/Competition|
The Dennis Alexander Piano Festival and Competition is an event designed to bring students together for a variety of activities to participate in and observe. It will be held November 21, 2015, at Saint John's University, Stephen B. Humphrey building. Funding for the Festival and Competition is made possible through the generous support of the Central Minnesota Arts Board and the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University.
|CSB/SJU Music Department||11/21/15|
WindSync is a fresh and energetic wind quintet internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music. A winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh International Competition, this dynamic ensemble focuses on building a connection with audiences through adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. These five virtuoso players perform exclusively from memory and specialize in creative concerts that inspire and entertain audiences of all...
|Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud||11/21/15||St. Cloud|
|All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914|
All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 relives an astounding moment in history when Allied and German soldiers laid down their arms to celebrate Christmas together.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||12/05/15||Collegeville|
|Kathy Mattea: Songs and the Season|
Songs and the Season features Kathy and her band of stellar musicians in a performance celebrating the Christmas season!
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||12/12/15||Saint Joseph|
|Stroia Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker Ballet||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/10/15-|
|Christmas with the Nelsons||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/14/15-|
|Restless Heart Christmas Show: A Season of Harmony|
Restless Heart has earned dozens of national awards and nominations over the last 20 years, and have close to a dozen #1 hits and albums! This legendary music group has been performing for well over 30 years – but are appearing at the Paramount for the very first time. Along with all of their #1 hits, Restless Heart will be performing their own versions of classic holiday favorites!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/18/15-|
|Cantus presents Voices of Christmas|
Every holiday season is a time for celebration. As another year comes to a close, it’s also a time when we reflect on our challenges or triumphs, as well as reflecting on those who have taught us some of life’s most important lessons. In “Voices of Christmas,” the men of Cantus combine the words, stories, and wisdom of people from all walks of life with music that is sure to awaken the holiday spirit. Joining carols old and new with holiday favorites (along with Franz...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/20/15||Saint Cloud|
|George Maurer Jazz Group|
Featuring the incomparable songstress, Ann Michels
George will be tearing up the Paramount stage for the 17th year, presenting holiday arrangements and flair in just the right mix of straight-ahead jazz and their trademark lighthearted flair.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/21/15||Saint Cloud|
|Rock N Roll Christmas Spectacular|
Back for the fifth year in a row, this Las Vegas-style, multi-media musical and comedic production is back. Join Paul “Stretch” Diethelm, Ted Manderfeld, Pamela McNeil, Stacy Bauer, Tim Haussner, Mike Zeleny, Mike Kreitzer and Billy Thommes as they rock their way through timeless holiday classics.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/22/15-|
|Shaun Johnson and the Big Band Experience Christmas Show|
The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience is the only group taking big band music, fusing it with modern day mixes of all genres, and making the act of giving “cool.” We create more than music. We create feelings. Experiences. The kind you remember as, “That unbelievable night out.” Wanna levitate off your chair with the pulse of pop? Done. Just don’t ask that we hold back the edge because THAT is what makes us who we are. Big band was born out of rebellion, and we...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/27/15||Saint Cloud|
|TONIC SOL FA|
For the 13th consecutive year, Emmy Award-winning Tonic Sol Fa will be wrapping up their national holiday tour right here on their home stage. Tonic Sol-Fa, the popular Midwest based harmony group the New York Times praised as “a vocal kaleidoscope unique to the human voice”, has become a holiday institution across America thanks to their annual PBS Christmas specials.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/28/15-|
|Deuces Wild New Year's Eve|
For the third year running – with near sell-out crowds each time! – the Masters of Comedy and Song are returning for two New Year’s Eve shows! Ted and Dave are second to none when it comes to interacting with the audience. You can plan on a night of song, hilarity and unmatched wit!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/31/15||Saint Cloud|
|Company North Crest presents F.A.M.E. – A Tribute to the Greats!|
Frank Sinatra, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Jackson & Elvis Presley!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||01/16/16||Saint Cloud|
|The Minnesota Sinfonia with Loren Fishman|
Featuring Beethoven Piano Concerto #1 in C Major
The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional, non-profit chamber orchestra offering free-admission concerts and educational programs in and around the Twin Cities. All programs are accessible and welcoming to all ages. American pianist Loren Fishman has been widely praised for his ability to communicate with audiences through a combination of colorful technique, conviction, and musical sensitivity. He has won top...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||01/17/16||Saint Cloud|
"The best party band in years!" - NPR
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||01/22/16||Collegeville|
|Crossroads The Eric Clapton Story|
Justin and the Throwbacks return with a look at the life and work of Eric Clapton! After two previous years of sold out houses here at the Paramount, the Throwbacks return for a third year presenting another of their famous Rockumentaries. With Eric Clapton’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist, he became the first musician to have been inducted three times. Honored as a member of the Yardbirds, then with Cream and finally as a solo artist in 2000. While...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||01/23/16||Saint Cloud|
|Marc Bamuthi Joseph & Daniel Bernard Roumain: Blackbird, Fly|
Steeped in a hip-hop aesthetic, Blackbird, Fly is a riveting and celebratory new work that explores some of the biggest questions of our time.
This intimate collaboration between composer DBR and spoken-word poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph, both sons of Haitian immigrants, unveils their life stories in search of their identity and role models and delves into universal themes of immigration, tolerance and inclusion. This introspective, uplifting piece beautifully weaves movement, music and...
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||02/12/16||Saint Joseph|
14 Grammy Awards, 8 CMA Awards, 13 IBMA Awards, Billboard’s Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade … the list is nearless endless of Ricky’s Awards over his 50+ year career that started at the age of 6. The Paramount is proud indeed to welcome this legend to the stage for the very first time!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||02/11/16-|
|Night of the Stars|
Come and see the outstanding talent of District 742 local students as they perform at the historic Paramount. You will be entertained, delighted, and amazed with their performance! It’s a great night out for adults and children of any age. Started in 2002, the LEAF Night of the Stars Variety Show is a fundraiser for the K-12 activities programs in District 742.
|LEAF and District 742||02/19/16-|
|Postcards from Minnesota|
Join Minnesota Center Chorale as they present in song what it means to be Minnesotan. A wonderful afternoon of music will explore Minnesota’s history and heritage with themes of winter and summer activities in our beautiful land of 10,000 lakes! With special guests, St. John’s Boys Choir.”
|Minnesota Center Chorale||02/21/16||Saint Cloud|
|Axel Strauss & the CSB/SJU Orchestra|
Hailed for his technical mastery, flexibility and ability to play with emotion and depth, Axel Strauss is the first German to win the prestigious Naumburg Violin Award.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||02/27/16||Saint Joseph|
|Lake Wobegon Brass Band|
Founded in 1992 in a coffee shop in Anoka, the Lake Wobegon Brass Band has entertained tens of thousands of patrons over the last 23 year. When asked if the band could make use of Prairie Home Companion’s famous Central Minnesota city, Garrison Keillor replied “I’m happy to give my permission. The only condition is that you will play at a picnic for me”. Over the past 25 years the band has toured in Western Europe on two different occasions, in addition to their...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||02/28/16||Saint Cloud|
|Texas Tenors||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/04/16-|
Alicia Olatjua burst onto the national scene with her jaw-dropping performance at President Obama’s second inauguration.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/12/16||Saint Joseph|
Get ready for Saint John’s Prep Theatre to whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Broadway’s timeless TONY Award-winning classic musical Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and family favorites of all time. Don’t miss seeing some of your favorite childhood characters come to life supported with a full orchestra, sumptuous sets and dazzling costumes!
|Saint John's Preparatory School||03/11/16-|
|Ring of Kerry||Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/18/16||Saint Cloud|
Acoustic “fingerstyle” guitar wizard Shaun Hopper is at first glance an unassuming presence, a true southern gentleman whose humility stands in stark contrast to the prodigious talents he unveils on stage. An unparalleled master of the fret-board. Merging complex melodies, harmonies and bass lines along with a one-of-a-kind mix of percussive elements, he captivates everyone within earshot.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/19/16||Saint Cloud|
|Margaryta Golovko: History of the Piano Sonata 101|
Ukranian pianist, Margaryta Golovko will be touring for two weeks in select cities in the United States in both March and June of 2016, and the Paramount Theatre will be one of those stops! A native of Ukraine, was selected the 2014 winner of the Midwest International Piano Competition after competing with pianists from eleven different countries. Ms. Golovko will walk the audience through the development of the piano sonata form, performing some of the world’s most famous piano...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/20/16||Saint Cloud|
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||04/08/16||Collegeville|
Breathtaking. Divine. Otherworldly.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||04/16/16||Collegeville|
|Dennis Warner and the D’s|
Folk/Acoustic musician Dennis Warner’s career so far: All fifty states, 10 CD’s, author, entertainer, radio, television and has even performed in concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. His 2012 CD “Seeds” was named one of the top albums in folk music that year, based on radio play worldwide. Warner is also the author of the popular children’s book Beads on One String used in elementary schools around the country in anti-bullying curriculums....
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||04/22/16||Saint Cloud|
|Saint Cloud Singing Saints with Special Guests, Masterpiece|
The Saint Cloud Singing Saints are back for their annual Spring performance, and this time with the eight-time World Champion barbershop quartet, Masterpiece. Member of The Saint Cloud Singing Saints are men of all ages and from all walks of life living in Central and Western Minnesota. Founded in 1968, the Singing Saints Barbershop Chorus has entertained and thrilled audiences all over Minnesota for more than 40 years.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||04/23/16||Saint Cloud|
|St. Paul Ballet: An American in Paris|
The St. Paul Ballet presents An American in Paris, a 40-minute ballet inspired by the story of the musical film featuring Gene Kelly. Set to one of George Gershwin’s most famous works, An American in Paris is choreographed by Peter Davison. The program will also include short works from The St. Paul Ballet’s classic repertoire including a new work by Artistic Director Zoé Emilie Henrot.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||04/24/16||Saint Cloud|
Catalyst Quartet is reshaping the perception of classical music.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||04/29/16||Collegeville|
|Saint Cloud String Quartet with the Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra|
The St. Cloud String Quartet was established in 1985 through the collaboration of cellist Thea Stockinger and violinist Marion Judish. The quartet has performed regularly throughout the region during the past 30 years. Quartet performers are Marion Judish, Michael Zellgert, Jennifer Wildeson and Thea Stockinger.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||05/15/16||Saint Cloud|