2014-2015 Davis Theatre Season

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

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, September 25, 2014
A thoroughly enjoyable evening of traditional Bluegrass, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

John Brown Quintet | Jazz

Friday, October 3, 2014
This all-star group of North Carolina jazz musicians brought down the house when it played at the Davis in 2010 and garnered national attention when its first recording reached #8 on the Jazz Week chart. Specializing in music from the time-honored Bebop and Hard Bop jazz eras, the quintet brings new life to some of the best-known classics in the Great American Songbook.

Red June | Roots

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Asheville acoustic band plays music with strong roots in the Appalachian tradition while constantly forging new ground in American music.

Annie Moses Band | Chamber Pop

Thursday, November 6, 2014
The Annie Moses Band has wowed audiences from the Grand Ole Opry to Carnegie Hall with their Baroque pop, featuring electrifying instrumentals and layered vocals. This band of six siblings and a spouse blends classical, pop, jazz, country and bluegrass to create a show it calls Rhapsody in Bluegrass. A major act you don't want to miss!

Shableek | Jazz

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Return engagement of the band led by Charlotte's saxophone sensation Shableek plays contemporary jazz, soul and rhythm and blues.

Time Sawyer | Folk Rock

Thursday, December 4, 2014
This Charlotte folk rock band blends elements of grassroots with heart-felt lyrics into a high-energy, captivating show.

Paleface | Indie Folk

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Avett Brothers collaborator and multi-instrumentalist Paleface has recorded 17 albums and is now touring the United States as a high-energy duo.

The Steel Wheels | Americana

Saturday, January 24, 2015
This dynamic four-piece string band from the Blue Ridge Mountains marries old-time musical style with their own innovation. They are renowned for their raw energy and chemistry on stage and memorable bell-clear four-part harmonies. They have won the Independent Music Award for Best Country Song and Americana Album of the Year.

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, January 29, 2015
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

Jim Avett | Folk

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Singer/songwriter Avett plays beloved country songs and his original tunes as he tells stories about his life.

David Domingo and The Fuzzbucket Music Company | Variety

Thursday, April 23, 2015
This contemporary take on the old-fashioned variety show includes ragtime piano, country, gospel, folk, acoustic, R&B and alternative music as well as poetry and family-friendly humor.

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, March 5, 2015
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

Jeff Little Trio | Appalachian Blues

Friday, March 20, 2015
Deemed the "Piano Man of the Blue Ridge," Jeff Little makes piano his lead instrument, rare in Appalachian or Americana music. His distinctive two-handed style, much influenced by the mountain flat-picked guitar tradition, is breathtaking in its speed, precision and clarity. He is joined by Steve Lewis, a two-time National Banjo Champion and MerleFest Guitar Champion, and Josh Scott, a highly sought after bassist.

Sun Dried Vibes | Reggae Rock

Thursday, April 16, 2015
South Carolina's 2012 and 2013 Rock Band of the Year, this trio brings a fresh new twist to the reggae/rock genre.

Mac Arnold and Plate Full O' Blues | Blues

Friday, May 1, 2015
Mac Arnold’s first band had James Brown on the 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. Now, by popular demand, the blues legend and his band are back at the David Theatre.

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