2013-2014 Davis Theatre Season

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

Malpass Brothers | Country

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Chris and Taylor Malpass play traditional country music like Hank Williams and Waylon Jennings and have toured as Merle Haggard’s opening act.

Sachal Vasandani | Jazz

Friday, March 21, 2014
NPR’s All Things Considered called Sachal Vasandani “a special voice that makes you stand up and take notice.”  The vocalist/composer/arranger has established himself as one of the most promising new voices in modern jazz with his energetic mix of jazz standards, pop covers and original songs accompanied by his superb four-piece band.

Trout Fishing in America | Family

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet play eclectic folk rock music for people who take their fun seriously. Best known for family music and kids' tunes like "My Hair Had a Party Last Night" and "When I Was a Dinosaur," they have earned a place in the hearts of kids and parents everywhere as well as four Grammy nominations.

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, March 6, 2014
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

Carolina Gator Gumbo | Cajun and Creole

Thursday, February 20, 2014
This friendly mix of high-spirited musicians has brought a festive mix of music from southwest Louisiana to the Carolinas since the early 1990s.

Mac Arnold and Plate Full O' Blues | Blues

Saturday, February 8, 2014
Mac Arnold’s first band had James Brown on the piano.  He moved to Chicago and got hired by Muddy Waters.  This man knows music, and his band plays old school blues, soul and funk at its finest.  It’s a plate full o' magic when he’s on the stage!

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, December 23, 2013
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

The Fuzzbucket Music Company | Variety Show

Thursday, December 19, 2013
This contemporary take on The Ed Sullivan Show includes ragtime piano, country, folk, R & B, vaudeville and an a cappella barber shop quartet.

Brand New Opry | Bluegrass

Thursday, December 5, 2013
The best bluegrass around, featuring Jeff Whittington, John Culbreath, Pete Corum, Mike Wood and Jason Wood.

Jim Avett | Folk and Country

Friday, November 8, 2013
Affable singer-songwriter and guitarist Avett sings and tells stories like he’s inviting the audience onto his front porch.

Chic Gamine | Soulful Nouveau-Pop

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Chic Gamine’s fresh new sound has earned them multiple Juno awards and a worldwide audience at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.  With tight harmonies and hip-shaking beats, these four women and one man could be straight out of Motown until you throw in the curveball of French pop and four rotating lead-singers.

Mipso | Americana

Thursday, October 3, 2013
North Carolina string quartet composed of Jacob Sharp, Wood Robinson, Joseph Terrell and Libby Rodenbough plays Americana music deeply rooted in bluegrass. mipsomusic.com

Ruthie Foster | Gospel and Blues

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Grammy nominee Ruthie Foster is one of the roots music world’s brightest stars.  She sets the stage on fire with her voice that has been compared to Aretha Franklin and Bonnie Raitt and her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. She and her band have toured all over the world.

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