PAST SHOWS

Scott Bradlee’s PostModern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee’s PostModern Jukebox

Wed • Dec 01 • 7:30 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette, LA

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, the time-twisting musical collective known for putting “pop music in a time machine,” is set to make the ‘20s roar again! Kicking off in September, The Grand Reopening Tour will bring PMJ back to thrill music-starved audiences in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and Europe, performing some of modern music’s biggest hits in the classic styles of bygone eras.


As always with PMJ’s dazzling live shows, The Grand Reopening Tour will feature an ensemble of multi-talented singers and musicians bringing Bradlee’s generation-spanning arrangements alive night after night. The core ensemble is often joined by surprise guests to make each concert unique and unpredictable – making for one of the most thrilling live music experiences of this and any other time period.

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New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Thur • Oct 21, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Lafayette, LA

It will be a southern night when the Grammy Award-winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra takes the sonic power and stylistic versatility of a big band, adds a New Orleans emphasis on groove and accessibility, and swing with the tunes of the musical genius Allen Toussaint. Bring your mother-in-law!


Under new leadership from artistic director and drummer Adonis Rose, the band is showcasing more of its range than ever before. The NOJO is a band for all types of listeners and an especially great entry-point for new fans of jazz. The NOJO is fun and talented, especially when we hear tunes like Southern Nights, and when it gets down to  basics with classic New Orleans Tunes.

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Top of the Class

Top of the Class

Thur • May 27, 2021 • 7:00 PM
Lafayette, LA

Featuring High School Solo and Ensemble Fest Winning Performers!

OH HOPPY DAY

Oh, Hoppy Day!

Sat • Apr 3, 2021 • 4:00 PM
907 St. Charles St. Lafayette, LA

Hoppy Day Concert Celebrates Spring

PASA debuts its mobile stage and Sasha Massey sings at free event April 3

Performing Arts Serving Acadiana (PASA), the McComb-Veazey neighborhood and Habitat for Humanity have planned a spring celebration that will take place at 4 p.m. at 907 St. Charles St. in Lafayette, LA. Oh, Hoppy Day includes spring planting tips offered by the Homegrowers Co-op, followed by a concert by vocalist Sasha Massey with pianist Jake Spinella.

NEBU NEZEY SINGS THE BLUES

Nebu Nezey Sings the Blues

Fri • Jan 29, 2021 • 7:00 PM
Virtual Event

Nezey has sung non-stop since she was two years old. She is a highly skilled vocalist who has always had music in her veins. It was inevitable that she would be an entertainer. Her influences are widely diverse, inspired by such artists as Sybil, Queen, Donnie Hathaway, SWV, Selena, Cathy Dennis, Wilson Phillips, and Whitney Houston.

She has toured as an opening act for Avant, Jon B, Ginuwine, Urban Mystic and Bruh Man, the actor/comedian who was seen in Martin. She advanced to the second round of BET's syndicated Gospel show Sunday Best.

ANDRÉ COURVILLE SINGS SONGS OF THE SEASON

André Courville Sings Songs of the Season

Fri • Dec 18, 2020 • 7:00 PM
Virtual event

André Courville, the bass baritone who is gaining momentum as a rising star on stages throughout the world will sing Songs of the Season at 7 p.m. on December 18 in a virtual PASA in Your Casa concert offered by Performing Arts Serving Acadiana (PASA). It's like a Comfy Couch Concert, only you watch from your comfy couch and you don't have to worry parking! Sort of like being at Carnegie Hall, only our halls (houses) are not that big.

AT LAST!

At Last!

Thu • Nov 5, 2020 • 7:00 PM
Virtual event

At Last, you can hear Erica Fox sing torch songs with vocalist/pianist Jill Butler at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. Herb Pucci Green will join in on percussion.

LYRICA BAROQUE - HANDEL, BACH AND MORE

Lyrica Baroque - Handel, Bach and More

Thu • Sept 26, 2019 • 7:30 PM
The Auditorium at Lafayette Middle.

If you love great, live music, you'll love Lyrica Baroque, a unique collective of artists who perform as a special kind of classical chamber ensemble. The concert, in the beautiful, overlooked Auditorium at Lafayette Middle, is set for 7:30 p.m. on September 26. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Lafayette Middle School is located at 1301 W University Ave., at the intersection of W. University and Versailles. The performance is offered by UpStage.

AILEY II

Ailey II

Wed • Feb 13, 2019 • 7:30 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers.

Take Down the Letters

Take Down the Letters

Wed • Nov 7, 2018 • 7:00 PM
Lyle-Comeaux Residence

A BOX OF LETTERS FROM THE PAST BECOMES A PLAY - 
TAKE DOWN THE LETTERS BY SUE SCHLEIFER DIRECTED BY CHRISTY LEICHTY
Wednesday, November 7-Lyle Comeaux Residence-103 Glynnwood Ave., Lafayette, LA

Sasha Sings Jazz

Sasha Sings Jazz

Fri • May 12, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Join UpStage on Friday, May 12 when Sasha Massey—one of our community’s finest vocalists--sings jazz! She’ll be joined by Jake Spanella on piano and bassist Robert Nash for this intimate concert in a comfy environment. Doors open at 7 P.M. and show starts at 8 P.M. Grab a chair or a spot on a sofa and hear these three talents swing it out.

Aluminum

Aluminum

Tue • Oct 25, 2016 • 7:00 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center

After over a decade of touring worldwide, Aluminum Group is thrilled to present the world premiere of the spectacular, new Aluminum Show. This new and unique show brings the material, the music and the artists together on stage in a magical, mystery-filled creation combining visual theater, dance, and humor into an exciting, multi-sensory experience, the likes of which audiences have never before seen. This is the story of one man’s incredible journey to a parallel universe – a futuristic planet made entirely of aluminum. Aluminum pipes come to life right before the audience’s very eyes, transforming into imaginary, mysterious, and playful characters.

Jambalaya, the Musical

Jambalaya, the Musical

Thu • Sept 8, 2016 • 7:30 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center

Jambalaya, the Musical, by acclaimed writer, director and choreographer Nancy Gregory, is a rollicking new musical that celebrates south Louisiana’s culture, music and dance. A stellar artistic team— Jeff Barry, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Songwriter (Leader of the Pack, Chapel of Love); and Production Designer and Emmy Award winner Joe Stewart (Friends, Two and a Half Men)—set the stage to tell the story of T, a young songwriter, raised by his grandparents and who is yearning for success in the music industry.

Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

Thu • Mar 10, 2016 • 7:30 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center

Violinist Regina Carter, awarded a MacArthur Fellowship (genius award) is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation – a designation which doesn’t quite paint the picture. Her curiosity, passion, and quest for beauty is apparent, whether she is on the most important stages in the world are at home in an intimate jazz club.