The Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) invites all music enthusiasts to check out their newly announced winter lineup which will run this December through April. The announcement came Wednesday with 15 new shows including headliners Leann Rimes, Jennifer Nettles, Clint Black, Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen and more.
To learn more about the VPAC winter season and to purchase tickets visit or call the VPAC Box Office (970.845.8497/www.vilarpac.org). With the exception of Leann Rimes and Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen all single tickets are currently available for purchase. The VPAC is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village (68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek, Colorado).
This second announce was tremendously exciting because not only does it include superstar headliners like Leann Rimes but it also consist of a diverse set of performances which truly rounds out the VPAC winter season. Beyond the eye catching concerts, this second roll out of performances contains a few perfect family night shows as well as a couple unique offerings like the chance to see best-selling author, Bill Bryson. Furthermore, the added shows offer some unique experiences during times other than the busy holiday and spring break windows. The list of newly announced shows truly demonstrates the diverse scope of the VPAC and all its offerings this winter. These performances add some glitz, depth and variety to the lineup and will all highlight the intimate setting the Vilar stage offers. New performances added to the VPAC 2015-16 season include:
Seth Glier – Saturday, January 9th at 7:30pm
Grammy nominated writer, singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist.
Everyone Orchestra – Saturday, January 14th at 7:30pm
A uniquely collaborative music performance, unlike anything you may have seen before.
Yellowjackets – Wednesday, February 10th at 7:30pm
The Yellowjackets have been a driving force in the world of jazz music for 34 years and have received 17 Grammy nominations.
Jennifer Nettles and Next Women of Country – Saturday, February 13th at 7:00pm CMT Presents Jennifer Nettles with 2016 Next Women of Country Tour with Brandy Clark and Special Guests Lindsay Ell and Tara Thompson. You know Jennifer as one half of country sensation Sugarland. The VPAC is honored to be one of a select number of venues for this exciting tour. This is one of those shows you just don’t get to see in an intimate venue like the VPAC.
Bill Bryson – Wednesday, February 17th at 7:30pm
Hilarious, best-selling author of A Walk in the Woods, The Lost Continent, In a Sunburned Country and many more!
Aoife O’Donovan – Sunday, February 21st at 7:30pm
American singer-songwriter inspired by folk and bluegrass favorites including artists such as Joan Baez and Bob Dylan. Aoife (pronounced EE-fə) has been a frequent guest on A Prairie Home Companion and appeared with some of most talented musicians of our times including Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Myer, Chris Thile and many others.
LeAnn Rimes – Sunday, February 27th at 7:30pm
With forty-four million albums sold, two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards, she has made her mark in the world of music. Unstoppable from the age of 11, LeAnn was the youngest person to ever win a GRAMMY Award and was the first country artist to win the Grammy, Best New Artist.
Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen – Monday, March 14th at 7:30pm
The two Texas gentlemen and legends join forces for this dynamic performance with elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues.
Sing Along with the Muppets Movie – Wednesday, March 16th at 4:30 & 7:30pm
A participatory film experience, the Puppetry Sing Along crew brings elements of the films to life for the audience via puppetry, kiting and shadow acting.
Clint Black – Friday, March 18th at 7:30pm
Prolific singer-songwriter and guitarist who has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars and transcending genres, Clint Black makes a much anticipated and requested return to the VPAC.
Circo Comedia – Wednesday, March 23rd at 4:30pm & 7:30pm
With unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts, this duo performs their distinctive style of humor, acrobatic tricks, magic and eccentricity.
Adam Trent – Wednesday and Thursday, March 30th and 31st at 6:30pm
Star of the Broadway hit show The Illusionists and the #1 selling magic show in the world!
Under the Streetlamp – Friday, April 1st at 7:30pm
Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, America’s favorite vocal group with recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys promises an evening of electrifying classic hits. You’ll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock ‘n’ Roll and all of your favorite songs from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons and more.
Indigo Girls – Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30pm
This Grammy winning folk artist duo will feature their latest recording and 16th studio album ‘One Lost Day’.
Rita Wilson – Tuesday, April 5th at 7:30pm
In a special concert, Rita Wilson – actress, singer, and producer who has also performed on Broadway – will be singing some of her favorite songs including Angel of the Morning, Please Come to Boston, and Baby, I’m Yours.
Tickets to VPAC winter series shows are currently on sale and can be booked at the VPAC Box Office (970.845.8457/ www.vilarpac.org). Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen tickets will be on sale November 20 with Jennifer Nettles and Next Women of Country going on sale November 30. The VPAC is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village (68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek, Colorado).
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