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2020 Summer Season Events

Purchase with confidence! Should COVID-19 further affect upcoming events, the following options are available to all ticket holders:

  • Attend the rescheduled event at the same pricing tier.
  • Exchange your tickets for another event.
  • Exchange your tickets for a gift certificate to be used at any time.
  • Donate your tickets to the Center and receive a tax receipt.
  • Refund your tickets for the full amount.

 

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Events
Sat
11
Jul
5:00PM

Outdoor Happy Hour

Enjoy food, drinks, music, and friendly faces right on the shore of Lake Michigan at a socially distanced Happy Hour at the Center on July 11.
Sat
11
Jul
8:00PM

Motown Soul: 2020 Gala

The 2020 Gala concert planned with Gladys Knight is canceled and is being reinvented into a socially distanced gathering thanking supporters on Friday, August 21.
Sat
18
Jul
8:00PM

Great Lakes Cinema Series Presents: Grease Sing-Along

All Pink Ladies, T-Birds, and beauty school dropouts are invited to this social distanced cinema sing-along of a beloved classic!
Sat
25
Jul
8:00PM

Great Lakes Music Festival: Laith Al-Saadi

Laith takes the stage with his authentic blend of blues, soul, and classic rock at the first of two nights of the Great Lakes Music Festival.
Tue
28
Jul
8:00PM

Great Lakes Music Festival: Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Due to capacity restrictions, this event is currently sold out. Click the button to be added to the wait list and contacted if tickets become available.
Sat
1
Aug
8:00PM

Paul Taylor Dance Company the Celebration Tour

One of the world’s most highly acclaimed and sought-after performing arts ensembles celebrating the history of modern dance while ensuring its successful future.
Sat
8
Aug
8:00PM

An Evening With Chris Botti

Worldwide performer, Chris Botti, has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.
Sat
15
Aug
8:00PM

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Dubbed “the last leading man,” Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell's career spans Broadway, television, film, and concert appearances.
Sat
22
Aug
8:00PM

Bruce in the USA: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band

Due to capacity restrictions, this event is currently sold out. Click the button to be added to the wait list and contacted if tickets become available.
Thu
27
Aug
8:00PM

Michigan Colleges Alliance Presents: Mitch Albom & Friends

Please note date change to August 27, 2020. Mitch Albom is a renowned author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and TV broadcaster, and philanthropist.
Sat
29
Aug
8:00PM

The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

With four decades of worldwide success, many award-winning recordings, and newly commissioned works, this trio continues to dazzle audiences with its performances.
Sun
6
Sep
8:00PM

Asleep at the Wheel

Between the Texas Twin Fiddles and Boogie Piano, you can bet you’ll be dancin’ down the aisles and swingin’ all night long when the Wheel rolls into town!
Sat
12
Sep
8:00PM

Thompson Square

Country Music Award-winning duo, Thompson Square, are best known for their two-time-platinum #1 chart-breaker, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not"
Thu
17
Sep
8:00PM

Comedian Ryan Hamilton

Comedian Ryan Hamilton is armed with the unique perspective of growing up in rural Idaho to become a favorite in the New York stand-up comedy scene.
Sat
10
Oct
8:00PM

B.B. King Blues Band With Claudette King and Michael Lee

In remembrance of B.B. King, original band members and seasoned blues musicians celebrate the legend and the music that defined blues for the world.
Sun
18
Oct
4:00PM

Canadian Brass

The world's most famous brass group. Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences.
Sat
19
Jun
8:00PM

Postmodern Jukebox Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour

This event has been rescheduled for June 19, 2021.
Tue
3
Aug
7:30PM

Bay View Music Festival Opera

Rescheduled for 2021. This fully-staged opera presentation will return to the Center's Stage August 3 & 4, title TBA!
Fri
13
Aug
8:00PM

Always…Patsy Cline

Rescheduled for 2021. This musical and tribute is complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits.
Sat
14
Aug
8:00PM

Always…Patsy Cline

Rescheduled for 2021. This musical and tribute is complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits.
Sun
15
Aug
8:00PM

Always…Patsy Cline

Rescheduled for 2021. This musical and tribute is complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits.

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