Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events
Suzanne Vega

Saturday, October 5, 2019

The Carson McCullers Center, Nyack and ArtsRock present

Time: 8:00 pm
Old Nyack High School Theater
Tickets: $35 Premium Seating / $25

Suzanne Vega (Grammy, Peabody and MTV Video Music Award Winner), performs an evening of her classic hits, including LUKA and TOM'S DINER. In addition, she'll sings songs inspired by Nyack's hometown writer Carson McCullers, co-written with Duncan Sheik (composer of Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING). Ms. Vega will also speak about the influence of Carson McCullers on her life and music - and interact with the audience about McCuller's legacy. This concert is co-produced by the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Columbus State University, GA and ArtsRock.

Dan Zanes with Claudia Eliaza - Family Sensory Friendly Show

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm
The Old Nyack High School Auditorium
Tickets: $18

The Grammy-winning family musician returns with a sensory-friendly show for kids and adults. Complimentary tickets are available for those in need - please email [email protected]

Movie Music History, Great Composer and Directors with Elliott Forrest

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm
The Nyack Center
58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $20, $15 Rivertown Film Society Member, $10 Students

The history of music for the movies features a long and glorious panorama of great composers. In addition, film has been marked by scores of devoted collaborations between director and composer. Peabody Award-winning Broadcaster, WQXR Classical Music Radio Host and ArtsRock Executive Artist Director explores these collaborations with over 40 film clips from some of the most iconic movies ever made. This fast-paced evening is filled with fun trivia, musical favorites and surprises.

Mardi Gras in Nyack - Concert and Party

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm
The Nyack Center
58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $45

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Nyack with great musicians, food, drink and dancing. Food included in ticket price. Wine and Beer available for purchase.

Sean Lee - Violin and Piano

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm
Union Arts Center
2 Union St, Sparkill, NY 10976
Tickets: $30/$10 Student

Violinist Sean Lee is internationally recognized as one of the finest musicians of his generation. He is Juilliard trained, worked with Itzhak Perlman and is a regular with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Peter Dugan has been called "stunning" by the LA Times. He's performed with Joshua Bell, played at Carnegie Hall and teaches at Juilliard.

They will perform the rare musical feat of playing all 24 Caprices of Niccolò Paganini. Unbeknownst to many has been the existence of Robert Schumann's piano parts, composed to complement the collection. Paganini's violin parts remain unchanged in this special presentation, a collaboration between violinist and pianist, composer to composer.

Songs of Protest 4 - Music That Changed the World

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Time: 7:30 pm
The Old Nyack High School Auditorium
Tickets: $48 Premium / $28 General

The first three evenings of Songs of Protest SOLD OUT and moved the community with its powerful message of how music can change society. LoHud called ArtsRock "the arts presenter with a purpose" for this powerful series. Co-produced and curated by Jeffrey Friedberg and Elliott Forrest, it is the don't-miss event of the season.

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