About Us

The Cabarrus Arts Council is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural arts programs that celebrate the rich diversity of our county and our world. The arts council programs and operates the Davis Theatre and The Galleries, conducts one of North Carolina's largest art-in-education programs for both the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops, and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art.

Latest News

Blues Legend Mac Arnold Back at the Davis May 1

Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues is returning to the Davis Theatre, Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m. Mac Arnold is a blues legend. His first band had James Brown, THE “I Feel Good” James Brown, on piano. He followed that up by recording with Muddy Waters, Otis Spann and John Lee Hooker. He co-produced Soul Train, provided bass for the Sanford and Son television show and played with Otis Redding and B.B. King. He even has an honorary doctorate in music from the University of South Carolina.


David Domingo and the Fuzzbucket Music Company at the Davis April 23

David Domingo and the Fuzzbucket Music Company’s updated version of the old-fashioned variety show is returning to the Davis Theatre on Thursday, April 23. The performance was postponed from its original Feb. 26 date because of snow. The show is what you would get if you merged The Ed Sullivan Show, A Prairie Home Companion and the Grand Ole Opry. The performance will include folk, bluegrass, country and gospel music, a classic opera duet, Irish step dancing and poetry.




Upcoming Events


Performance: Fuzzbucket Music Company

Thursday, April 23

7:30 pm

Davis Theatre

Contemporary version of an old-fashioned variety show includes music, comedy and poetry.


Performance: Mac Arnold and Plate Full O' Blues

Friday, May 1

8 pm

Davis Theatre

Traditional blues from a master of the genre.











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The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...

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