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Thu 21

KANSAS – Point of Know Return 40th Anniversary Celebration

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be performing live at the Clay Center on Thursday, March 21st, expanding the celebration of the 40thAnniversary of their massive hit album Point of Know Return. For the first time in history, the band…More

Sat 23

WVSO: NINE!

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Program Special commission piece by American composer Gary Fry written especially for the WVSO and the Appalachian Children’s Chorus.    Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 with area choruses Lawrence Loh, conductor Gabriel Cabezas,…More

Sun 24

Experience Hendrix

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Experience Hendrix Tour, the critically acclaimed multi-artist celebration of Jimi Hendrix’s musical genius is returning in 2019 with its biggest ever tour—30 dates through the East Coast, South and Midwest. What began as a single show tribute at the…More

Apr 11

Kinky Boots – Broadway in Charleston

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Kinky boots – Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the…More

Apr 13

WVSO: Warner Bros. presents “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II”

April 13 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II celebrates the most famous and beloved Warner Bros. cartoons in the world, and their equally famous classical music-inspired original scores. Conducted by Emmy Award winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and…More

Apr 13

WVSO: Warner Bros. presents “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II”

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II celebrates the most famous and beloved Warner Bros. cartoons in the world, and their equally famous classical music-inspired original scores. Conducted by Emmy Award winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and…More

Apr 14

The Doobie Brothers

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences is excited to announce the return of the Doobie Brothers to the Maier Foundation Performance Hall on Sunday, April 14th at 7:00PM.  Born out of Northern California’s chaotic, late-1960s musical stew, The…More

Apr 19

Sound Checks – April Session

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Step out of your seat and on to the stage at Sound Checks!  Experience live music from local bands you love, while introducing yourself to emerging national acts!   In April, things will get funky on the Sound Checks stage with music from Funk…More

Apr 24

Chicago the Musical – Broadway in Charleston

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL – Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the…More

Apr 27

Rick Springfield

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Concert Club Pre-Sale: Tuesday, December 4 – Thursday, December 6 Public On-Sale: Friday, December 7 Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy…More

May 04

WVSO: Double Treble

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Program Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Double Piano Concerto in E-flat Major Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 Lawrence Loh, conductor Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos Pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton were hailed by the San Francisco Examiner for…More

May 06

PJ Masks Saves the Day Live!

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

‘PJ Masks Live!,’ the hit live musical production from Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room, is back with an all-new show, “PJ Masks Live: Save The Day!” and will play The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences in Charleston,…More

May 11

Woody Hawley: Jody Carroll with opening act TBA

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

www.jodycarroll.com Jody Carroll is a blues & roots performer and songwriter who effortlessly creates bold interpretations of old Blues and American Folk music, his own songs, stories and improvisational musical journeys. He is a Finger style/slide guitar master and amazingly…More

May 16

Something Rotten! – Broadway in Charleston

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

SOMETHING ROTTEN! – Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a…More

May 17

Sound Checks – May Session

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Step out of your seat and on to the stage at Sound Checks!  Experience live music from local bands you love, while introducing yourself to emerging national acts!   Sound Checks will close the Spring season on May 17th with music from…More

May 30

An Evening with David Crosby & Friends

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby will be performing live in the Maier Foundation Performance Hall at the Clay Center on Thursday, May 30th at 7:30 p.m.…More

Jun 19

Norah Jones

June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Norah Jones live at the Clay Center June 19th at 8:00PM! Norah Jones has announced Summer 2019 North American tour dates following the 9-time GRAMMY winning singer-songwriter’s tour of Australia and New Zealand in April. The first leg of the…More