2015-2016 Davis Theatre Season

Click below to see a list of of shows from this season.

Paula Cole | Season Opener

Friday, October 2, 2015
Cole’s complex music is rooted in jazz, rock and soul combined with superior musicianship. Emotionally deep and thrilling live performances are a trademark.

Jeff Whittington Bluegrass Band

October 29, 2015; January 21, 2016; April 28, 2016
Enjoy three toe-tapping, fun evenings of traditional bluegrass music hosted by Jeff Whittington, a North Carolina Banjo Champion who has been on the Grand Ole Opry stage.

Shana Tucker | ChamberSoul, Cello and Songs

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Shana Tucker is a singer-songwriter and cellist who credits her genre-bending (and trademarked) ChamberSoul to the influences of her jazz and classical roots interwoven with 80’s & 90’s pop music, movie soundtracks, and world music.

Claire Lynch Band | Holiday Bluegrass

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Barrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moore, the original creators of the hit show Barrage. Using the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage is known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family.

Eric Bibb | Blues

Saturday, January 16, 2016
A performance by Eric Bibb is an enriching experience—both musically and spiritually. His music, like his personality, is intimate, assured and passionate, drawing listeners into the moment more as participants than spectators.

Jim Avett | Folk

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Jim Avett plays beloved country and gospel songs and original ballads and tells memorable stories to introduce them.

Mountain Heart | Americana

Friday, February 19, 2016
Molly Cherryholmes, Jeff Partin, Aaron Ramsey, Josh Shilling and Seth Taylor encompass a rare combination of abilities, making Mountain Heart one of the most versatile acts ever assembled. Each of the five members has an impressive musical resumé.

Della Mae | Roots

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Sometimes deemed a female version of The Avett Brothers, Della Mae draws from a seemingly bottomless well of rootsy influences to create its vibrantly original music rooted in rock, folk and bluegrass. Della Mae is Celia Woodsmith, vocals and guitar; Kimber Ludiker, fiddle and vocals; Jenni Lyn Gardner, mandolin and vocals; Courtney Harman, guitar, banjo and vocals; and Zoe Guigueno, bass and vocals.

Barage 8 | Sonic Strings

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Barrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moore, the original creators of the hit show Barrage. Using the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage is known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family.

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