An Intimate Evening with David Foster: HITMAN Tour

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

Sixteen-time Grammy®-winner DAVID FOSTER returns to Sarasota! A prolific songwriter, David played a key role in the career launches of Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé and more. Some of his most beloved hits include “And Love Goes On”, “Follow Me”, “Only You” and “Please Hold On”. A performer in his own right, he hosted Read More >

George Thorogood and The Destroyers: Good To Be Bad

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

SARASOTA PREMIERE! Since 1975, GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS have sold over 15 million albums, played more than 8,000 ferocious live shows and built a catalog of classic hits including “Who Do You Love,” “I Drink Alone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over” and “Bad To The Bone.” Now, “one of Read More >

Joe Bonamassa

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

SARASOTA PREMIERE! JOE BONAMASSA is undoubtedly one of today's top live performers. Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation and cited by Guitar World Magazine as “the world's biggest blues guitarist,” Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. Celebrating his 24th #1 Billboard Read More >

Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

SARASOTA PREMIERE! Accompanied by orchestra and a choir, SARAH BRIGHTMAN decks the halls with show-stopping renditions of classics from the Christmas canon, along with personal holiday favorites and her greatest hits. A Christmas Symphony is sure to be an unforgettable Christmas spectacle during the most wonderful time of the year. Previously announced as a HYMN Read More >

Jefferson Starship

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

Jefferson Starship has toured all 50 U.S. states, five continents and countless countries around the world, drawing from a massive setlist of hit after hit! In addition to original member David Freiberg, the band includes drummer Donny Baldwin (whose Jefferson Starship roots go back to 1982), keyboardist Chris Smith (who joined in 1998), guitarist Jude Read More >

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

Timeless music, dazzling costumes, breathtaking dance, stunning floral designs. SALUTE TO VIENNA NEW YEAR'S CONCERT returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall for an unforgettable New Year’s celebration that will enchant and delight audiences of all ages in Sarasota. Freshly updated each year with a new cast and musical programme, the exuberant music of Read More >

Renée Fleming

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

Winner of four Grammy awards and recipient of the US National Medal of Arts, Renée Fleming has sung for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2014, Renée brought her voice to a vast new audience as the first classical artist ever to sing Read More >

Il Divo

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

Making their Sarasota debut, the iconic group IL DIVO transcends categorization, uniting the classical and the popular in multiple languages and infusing the passion of opera into their performances worldwide for over a decade. The quartet has earned over a hundred gold and platinum awards in over 30 countries, and has solidified their status as Read More >

PROUD Tina: The Ultimate Tribute to Tina Turner

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

SARASOTA PREMIERE! Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner, brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. The powerful raspy vocals, high-intensity dancing and thrilling stage presence live on stage, plus band, brass section, backing vocalists and dancers, making this the definitive tribute and a fabulous night out!

Jay Leno

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota,

From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and philanthropist . . . it’s no wonder that JAY LENO is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” Leno is the recipient of many honors, Read More >