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GPAC Announces 25th Anniversary Season

Post Date:01/25/2019 11:00 AM
The Silk Road Ensemble

Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season beginning October 4, 2019, through April 17, 2020. The festive lineup includes artists who have appeared at GPAC many times to rave reviews, including Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Ricky Skaggs, Spyro Gyra and Pilobolus. It also features incredible new acts like Ranky Tanky, a gifted band of native South Carolinians who mix traditions of the

GPAC is pleased to present its 25th Anniversary Season to be held in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall. Lowcountry with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk and R&B. Award-winning musicians Clint Holmes, Take 6, Nnenna Freelon and Kirk Whalum will present Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles. Ray Charles was the very first person to perform at GPAC on November 19, 1994.

GPAC 2019–2020 Season

October 4, 2019          Opening Night! An Evening with Sutton Foster

October 19, 2019        Eliane Elias                                                 

November 9, 2019      The Silk Road Ensemble

November 23, 2019    Béla Fleck and the Flecktones featuring Victor Wooten, Roy "Futureman" Wooten and Howard Levy

January 11, 2020        The Stanley Clarke Band

January 18, 2020        Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

February 1, 2020        Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton

February 8, 2020        Spyro Gyra

February 22-23, 2020 Collage Dance Collective

February 29, 2020      Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles featuring

Clint Holmes, Take 6, Nnenna Freelon and Kirk Whalum

March 28, 2020          Pilobolus–Shadowland: The New Adventure

April 17, 2020             Ranky Tanky

For information and tickets, visit www.GPACweb.com or call the box office at 901-751-7500. Germantown Performing Arts Center is located at 1801 Exeter Rd. in Germantown, TN 38138. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday through Friday and three hours prior to performances on weekends.

About GPAC

Located in the heart of Shelby County, Germantown Performing Arts Center serves the greater Memphis metro area of over a million people and is accessible to all members of the community. The GPAC theater is an acoustically perfect, 864-seat venue featuring a sprung pine stage, an intimate black box theater, an elegant green room, eight spacious dressing rooms and a spacious lobby for entertaining and assembling. Ray Charles set the bar high when he opened GPAC in 1994, immediately defining this space as a place where excellence is the norm and where the world comes to perform.

Season after season, GPAC has applauded an array of artists with extraordinary talents and has showcased the broadest range of performances and art forms. Currently in our 24th season, GPAC presents world-renowned performing artists in a variety of genres, year-round educational activities for all ages including the GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra, rotating visual art exhibits and many community events welcoming over 100,000 visitors annually. The organization benefits from a professional infrastructure that possesses a clear direction, strong financial health, professional staff and a dedicated board of directors.

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