Monte Monteith and the Skystone Bluegrass Band September 08


    Join us for live music in our Cooke-Haley Theater as we begin our “Saturday’s in September Series” with Monte Monteith and the Skystone Bluegrass Band! Skystone Bluegrass Band plays a unique blend of Bluegrass music, country ballads and a wide variety of Bluegrass Gospel songs. The band features three and four part harmony vocals […]

The Courtney Brothers September 15


Louisa natives Richard and Gary Courtney began making music together over 30 years ago. With a musical style ranging from R&B, Jazz, Top 40, and HipHop this band appeals to a wide variety of audiences. With Richard Courtney on Bass Guitar and Vocals, Gary Courtney on Lead Guitar and Lead Vocals, Tommy Jackson on Keyboards […]

Sauna Mountain Valley Boys September 22


Hailing from Louisa, VA, the Sauna Mountain Valley Boys are back at Louisa Arts Center for another exciting performance! Enjoy a repertoire ranging from the blues, rock, country, standards and Americana in a fun party setting inside our Cooke-Haley Theater. Performance begins at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets here.

Billy and The Backbeats September 29


Billy Brockman is a guitarist, singer and songwriter performing in the Central Virginia area as a solo artist and as guitarist/singer for the band, The Beackbeats. A professional musician for most of his adult life, Billy has performed with many other well known Charlottesville area bands; Jawbone, Jimmy O & the Ready Teds, Terri Allard, […]

Silver Tie Gala – Ambrosia October 06


The 4th Annual Silver Tie Gala is approaching! This elegant event features a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and a concert by Ambrosia. With 5 Grammy nominations, and multiple hit singles (“Biggest Part of Me” “How Much I Feel” “You’re The Only Woman”) the band is more alive and compelling than ever.  […]

The Original Rhondels October 20


  From Virginia Beach, VA, The Original Rhondels are a music tradition who have performed their hit recordings across the United States. In 1969, Bill Deal and the Rhondels began a recording career that would take them to Madison Square Garden and across the country. With three top 10 hits, May I, I’ve Been Hurt, and […]

Steve Trash October 23


Rockin’ Eco Hero – Steve Trash has entertained over 25 million people since 1984 as an Illusionist, Eco-Entertainer, Kid Comedian and Environmental Director. He is an award-winning performer and founding member of Keep the Shoals Beautiful and a lifetime member of the Alabama Asociation of Environmental Education. Steve has appeared in theatres, fairs, and festivals all […]

Tayla Lynn & Tre Twitty November 10


Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty *Our evening performance is sold out, so we have added a 2:00pm matinee! Tickets are still available!  Tayla Lynn’s life could be a country song, which is no surprise considering she was born into the country music dynasty created by her grandmother, Loretta Lynn. She’s experienced success as a songwriter and […]

The Skip Castro Band December 01


Purchase tickets here. It began a long time ago. 1978 to be exact. Four musicians, out of work at the same time got together because honestly, they liked to play music. Thus, the Skip Castro Band was born. A mutual love of rhythm ‘n blues, swing, boogie woogie and rock ‘n roll became the foundation. Over […]

Lionel Bart’s, Oliver! December 07


Books, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart Purchase tickets here. Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love. When Oliver […]

December ’63 January 05


Purchase tickets here. The music of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS comes to life in this one-of-a-kind concert experience. DECEMBER ‘63 showcases all your favorite songs from Frankie Valli, including the classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades, along with the most popular singles from the Broadway blockbuster musical, The Jersey Boys. This re-creation […]

The Seldom Scene February 08


Purchase tickets here. The Seldom Scene is an American bluegrass band formed in 1971 in Bethesda, Maryland. The Scene has been instrumental in starting the progressive bluegrass movement as their shows include bluegrass versions of country music, rock, and even pop. What does it take for a bluegrass band to remain popular for more than four […]

Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear February 24


Written by Sharon Whitney Performed by Jane Van Boskirk Purchase tickets here. The title of the play is drawn from a statement made by Eleanor Roosevelt, summing up her life: “Everything I ever did was always accomplished across a barrier of fear.” The play follows Eleanor from lonely, neglected childhood to the world stage. We meet […]

The Nerd March 08


Purchase tickets here. Directed by Eleanor Drew Perkinson Willum Cubbert, an unassuming young architect that lives in Terre Haute, Indiana, seems to have a relatively normal life. He has his close friends Tansy and Axel, a good job with his overbearing boss and tries to live as carefree as possible. So what happens when Rick Steadman, […]

Hotel California March 17


Purchase tickets here. For almost three decades now, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world. The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for The Eagles ever since. Playing to huge outdoor and arena audiences, sharing bills with some […]

Bill Wellington March 29


Bill Wellington – The Midnight Ride of Jack Jouett Purchase tickets here. In June of 1781 Virginia patriot Jack Jouett rode 40 miles from Louisa County to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature that the British were coming to Charlottesville to capture not only them, but the rest of the Virginia state government. As a […]

Elijah Rock April 06


Purchase tickets here. Elijah Rock is emerging as the new generation’s next great Crooner. From Gershwin to Sinatra, Rock’s voice, charisma, and dazzling tap dance give each tune a special place in his powerful repertoire. Winner of the 2014 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Male Equity performer in “Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes” triple […]

Soundworks April 13


Purchase tickets here. Soundworks is Central Virginia’s premier men’s a cappella ensemble!  In recent years, the ensemble has delighted audiences in Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.The group’s dynamic repertoire encompasses a wide range of musical genres including contemporary a cappella, doo-wop, folk, gospel, holiday music, jazz, barbershop, chorale works and more! Over the years, Soundworks […]

The Living Last Supper April 18


Purchase tickets here. “The Living Last Supper” brings to life an intimate portrayal of Jesus and his disciples the night before he was crucified. With a stunning representation of the books of the bible and Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Living Last Supper, this play takes a closer look at the emotions and passion of the […]

The Barter Players present The Adventures of Tom Sawyer February 15


Purchase tickets here. The Barter Players bring The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to entertain young people of all ages. Whether it’s fishing with Huckleberry Finn, or convincing his friends to whitewash Aunt Polly’s fence, nobody loves life more than the irascible Tom Sawyer. Then one night in a spooky graveyard, Tom and Huck stumble upon a […]