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Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University

Rialto
Call: (404) 413-9849 or visit rialto.gsu.edu
Gorgeous concert hall affiliated with Georgia State University that hosts an eclectic mix of dance, film, theater and music events, as well as art exhibits.

Rialto Homegrown Artists Series: Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel

Thursday July 9, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
This week's Homegrown Artist's Series features Atlanta's most astutely named band provides us with a hypnotic set of drones, strums, washes and squiggles, all performed on the theremin (Scott Burland) and lap steel guitar (Frank Shultz). Relax and enjoy Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel here on Facebo...
Cost: Free

Rialto Homegrown Artists Series featuring Klimchak

Thursday July 2, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Klimchak is a throat-singing, theremin-playing, homemade percussion instrument-making musician from Atlanta, GA. In concert, Klimchak builds elaborate structures of interlocking melody & rhythm, then obliterates those structures with bursts of noise, random drones, and slabs of spontaneous improvise...
Cost: Free

The Rialto Homegrown Artists Series performance featuring Zentropy aka Allen Welty-Green

Thursday May 28, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Rialto Homegrown Artists Series was created to showcase local talent and offer hope and support to the Atlanta community during these extraordinary times. Every Thursday at noon, the Rialto presents a variety of FREE, short (approximately 15-20 minutes), virtual performances from the homes of lo...
Cost: FREE

Luther Enloe Feed Your Senses Virtual Concert

Wednesday May 20, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Possessing a distictively resonant sound quality, lyrical phrasing and technical finesse, classical guitarist Luther Enloe earns critical acclaim for the expressive command of his live performances from both concert presenters and audience members. Enloe's programs offer an exciting array of Spanish...
Cost: Free

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta

Sunday May 10, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta (MYSO) is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to furthering the music education of its students. The primary goal of MYSO is to instill in its students a love for music that will stay with them forever. MYSO's music director and conductor...
Cost: $6-$15

Jazz Band ft. Tom Scott

Friday April 24, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
The GSU Jazz Band is joined by the incomparable Tom SCOTT. Scott is a veteran composer, arranger, producer, musical director, and saxophonist, having earned 3 Grammy Awards and 14 Grammy nominations over four decades. Gordon VERNICK, director.
Cost: $20.40-$52

Tom Scott ft. Georgia State University Jazz Band

Friday April 24, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Grammy-winning saxophonist, Tom Scott is a renowned composer, arranger, producer, music director and educator. Scott's 33 solo recordings have earned him 3 Grammy awards. His career as a guest artist spans over 500 recordings with the likes of Barbara Streisand, Quincy Jones, Thelonious Monk, Frank ...
Cost: $24-$52

Signature Series: Symphonic Wind Ensemble “Social (In)Justice”

Thursday April 23, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Special guest conductor, Alfred WATKINS joins the Symphonic Wind Ensemble in a program entitled “Social (In)Justice” celebrating and elevating the oppressed and marginalized. Among the featured works are compositions by Omar THOMAS and GSU alumnus Carlos SIMON.
Cost: Free

Wind Orchestra & Concert Band

Tuesday April 21, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
School of Music presents the Wind Orchestra and Concert Band
Cost: Free

Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday April 14, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Always an audience favorite, join us for an evening of unique sounds and incredible artistry from the talented percussion students of the School of Music under the direction of Dr. Stuart GERBER.
Cost: Free

Susannah

Sunday April 12, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Written by Carlisle Floyd during the McCarthy era, Susannah is loosely based on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders. The opera includes Protestant hymns and traditional classical music. Susannah is one of the most performed American operas, second only to Porgy and Bess. Carroll FREEMAN, ...
Cost: $12.75-$25

Susannah

Saturday April 11, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Written by Carlisle Floyd during the McCarthy era, Susannah is loosely based on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders. The opera includes Protestant hymns and traditional classical music. Susannah is one of the most performed American operas, second only to Porgy and Bess. Carroll FREEMAN, ...
Cost: $12.75-$25

Susannah

Friday April 10, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Written by Carlisle Floyd during the McCarthy era, Susannah is loosely based on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders. The opera includes Protestant hymns and traditional classical music. Susannah is one of the most performed American operas, second only to Porgy and Bess. Carroll FREEMAN, ...
Cost: $12.75-$25

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday March 7, 2020 08:00 pm EST
With a multifaceted career spanning four decades, three-time Grammy winner and Tony Award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists. 
Cost: $42 to $84

Wind Orchestra & Concert Band

Tuesday February 25, 2020 07:30 pm EST
School of Music presents the Wind Orchestra
Cost: Free

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Tuesday February 18, 2020 07:30 pm EST
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be performing on Feb 18, 7:30 pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts, Classics II conducted by Robert Ambrose and graduate conductors Bryant Wahl-Perrin, Ellie Anderson, and Alex Yaden. They will be performing Three Merry Marches, selected movements from Music for Wind...
Cost: Free

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra concert

Sunday February 16, 2020 03:00 pm EST
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta continues its 30th Anniversary Season with a concert at GSU’s Rialto Theatre on Sunday, February 16 at 3:00. The program will include works by Hans Zimmer, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Marquez, performed by MYSO’s two orchestras under the directio...
Cost: $10-$17.50

Johnny Mercer Tribute ft. Joe Gransden, Tierney Sutton

Friday February 7, 2020 08:00 pm EST
Categories: Jazz “Jeepers Creepers.” “Summer Wind.” “Moon River.” “Hooray for Hollywood.” Everyone knows the lyrics to these songs, among more than 1,400 penned by Georgia native Johnny Mercer, winner of four Academy Awards (from 18 nominations). Hard-bop trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden and spec...
Cost: $20-$52

Eric Whitacre

Tuesday February 4, 2020 07:30 pm EST
Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of his generation. His concert music has been performed throughout the world by millions of amateur and professional musicians alike, while his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from over 120 di...
Cost: $20

Che Marshall

Wednesday September 18, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Che Guevara Marshall is a modern-day gentleman. A man of high standards with a mind that continues to seek imaginative paths that bridge the worlds of art and science. Che’s artistic ability and personal style is exemplified by his versatility and dynamic range of musicality. Che has performed aroun...
Cost: Free

Marshall Ruffin

Wednesday August 21, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Marshall Ruffin is a Georgia based guitarist, songwriter, and singer. Ruffin has performed and recorded as the guitarist and backing vocalist for Lonnie Holley, with whom he recently toured Europe. His song Light The Way was featured during their session in London at BBC Radio 6. Ruffin was the winn...
Cost: Free

Kenny Banks Jr.

Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Raised by two musician parents in Columbus, Ohio, Kenny Banks Jr.’s love for jazz is essentially a passion that pumps through his veins. Kenneth Banks Jr., The Artist, is a title that has been in the making his entire life. In 2018, Kenneth released his first debut album, “My Sentiments”, alongside ...
Cost: Free

Sequoyah Murray

Wednesday June 19, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
At just 22 years old, Atlanta vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Sequoyah Murray has already established himself as a singular voice in the Atlanta music scene. Murray began writing and recording music when he was just 15. After a handful of self-released tapes, he attracted the attention ...
Cost: Free

Create: To bring into existence: A black girls tale

Thursday June 6, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
Opening reception for a showcase of an artist’s creative processes through mixed media.
Cost: Free

FEED YOUR SENSES featuring ALEX GORDON

Wednesday May 15, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
In Alex Gordon's hands a baritone guitar becomes a veritable orchestra, in and of itself, capable of making any social gathering exquisitely pleasant and equally memorable. Alex has an uncanny ability to zero in on a musical frequency that welcomes all in attendance to immediately feel at ease and e...
Cost: Free

GSU Jazz Band with Guest Artist Etienne Charles

Saturday April 27, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
We conclude our 2018/19 Signature Series with a fabulous concert featuring very special guest artist, trumpeter Etienne CHARLES. Charles is a recording artist, composers, arranger, and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University. Gordon Vernick,...
Cost: FREE

Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SWE)

Thursday April 25, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
"Music from Asia"

Harvey Chang, guest conductor and soloist from Taiwan

Cost: FREE

Wind Orchestra and Concert Band presents This Beautiful Earth

Tuesday April 23, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
A celebration of music grounded in this beautiful Earth - an Earth Day Celebration.
Cost: FREE

Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday April 16, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Always an audience favorite, join us for an evening of unique sounds and incredible artistry from the talented percussion students of the School of Music under the direction of Dr. Stuart GERBER.
Cost: Free

GSU Opera Theater Presents Candide - April 14, 2019

Sunday April 14, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
CANDIDE, based on Voltaire’s farcical epic of the same name, celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard BERNSTEIN, its composer, this year. The GSU Opera Theater’s production is based on the 1989 version that Bernstein conducted at the Tanglewood Festival. The Maestro’s straightforward music is quinte...
Cost: $12.75-$25.00

GSU Opera Theater Presents Candide - April 13, 2019

Saturday April 13, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
CANDIDE, based on Voltaire’s farcical epic of the same name, celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard BERNSTEIN, its composer, this year. The GSU Opera Theater’s production is based on the 1989 version that Bernstein conducted at the Tanglewood Festival. The Maestro’s straightforward music is quinte...
Cost: $12.75-$25.00

GSU Opera Theater Presents Candide - April 12, 2019

Friday April 12, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
CANDIDE, based on Voltaire’s farcical epic of the same name, celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard BERNSTEIN, its composer, this year. The GSU Opera Theater’s production is based on the 1989 version that Bernstein conducted at the Tanglewood Festival. The Maestro’s straightforward music is quinte...
Cost: $12.75-$25.00

Ethics, Resilience, and Recovery: Learning from Moral Injury

Thursday April 11, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Noted experts and other local commentators will discuss ethics, resilience, and recovery. Featuring presentations by Joshua Mantz (former US Army Major), Rita Nakashima Brock (director of Moral Injury programs at Volunteers of America) and Prof. Nancy Sherman (Georgetown University). The presentatio...
Cost: Free

Taste of Blue

Friday March 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Save the date for Friday, March 22nd because Taste of Blue is back! Join us as we enjoy an evening of food, beer, wine, live entertainment, and a silent auction.
Cost: $35

Anoushka Shankar

Saturday March 16, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
While her sister Norah Jones may be the more commercially successful family member, Anoushka Shankar has followed in the footsteps of her father, the late Ravi Shankar, king of the sitar. Her mastery of one of the world’s most difficult instruments is impressive to say the least, and the hypnotic rh...
Cost: $39.10-$74

Signature Series: Wind Orchestra and Concert Band

Tuesday March 5, 2019 07:30 pm EST
The program, Dancing Through Time features selections from the Danserye by SUSATO (arr. by Dunnigan), Ballet for Band by Cindy McTEE, Melodious Thunk by David BIEDENBENDER, and Dance of the New World by Dana WILSON.

GSU Wind Orchestra Conductor: Chester Phillips

Concert Band Conductor: Devin Rei...
Cost: FREE

East Meets West: A Jazz Collaboration

Wednesday February 27, 2019 12:00 pm EST
This project brings together three Georgia State Jazz Faculty members with three musicians well-versed in jazz and traditional music from the Indian Sub-Continent (Pakistan and India). The music from this area is rich in history and has many similarities with American Jazz in that improvisation play...
Cost: FREE

MasterJam

Sunday February 24, 2019 08:00 am EST
Categories: Dance/Performing Arts

Expect the unexpected as your favorite choreographers guide you through intense, professional dance training.  

Join Royce Reed from Basketball Wives, Carlos Garland from "So You Think You Can Dance" and Josh Williams, who danced with Chris Brown, Derulo and more....
Cost: $25+

Signature Series: GospelFest!

Saturday February 9, 2019 12:00 am EST
Join us for a jubilant evening of song celebrating the genre’s deep Atlanta roots. Along with traditional choirs and contemporary urban Gospel music, GospelFest! will also feature special guest artists Callie DAY (vocals) and Bishop Chantel WRIGHT (conductor).
Cost: $25

Signature Series: GospelFest!

Monday January 28, 2019 12:00 am EST
Jennifer SENGIN, conductor

Join us for a jubilant evening of song celebrating the genre’s deep Atlanta roots. Along with traditional choirs and contemporary urban Gospel music, GospelFest! will also feature special guest artists Callie DAY (vocals) and Bishop Chantel WRIGHT (conductor).

Ticket...
Cost: $25

Signature Series: Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Monday January 28, 2019 12:00 am EST
The program, Wind Band Classics, features an evening of treasures from the Wind Band Literature!

Robert Ambrose, conductor

Cost: FREE

A Tale of Two Presidents: An Evening with Pete Souza

Thursday December 6, 2018 07:00 pm EST
SHADE: A TALE OF TWO PRESIDENTS contrasts more than a hundred of Souza's unforgettable images of President Barack Obama with tweets, news headlines, and quotes that defined the first 500 days of the Trump White House. What began with Souza's wildly popular Instagram posts soon after President Donald...
Cost: $44-$100

Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Combos

Tuesday December 4, 2018 07:30 pm EST
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Enjoy an evening concert of Jazz music by the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Combos, made up of high school students from throughout Atlanta. 12/04/18 7:30 12/05/18 7:30 12/10/18 7:30

Cost: free

Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Big Band - December 2, 2018

Sunday December 2, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Big Band

Enjoy an evening concert of Jazz music by the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Big band, made up of high school students from throughout Atlanta.

Cost: free

Gala Holiday Concert

Sunday December 2, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Cost: $17-$30.60

Signature Series: Gala Holiday Concert

Sunday December 2, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Signature Series: Gala Holiday Concert Your Gateway to the Holidays! An Atlanta tradition for over 20 years, the annual GSU Gala Holiday Concert brings together over 200 talented student and faculty performers from the School of Music in a joyful celebration of the Holiday Season. With only one pe...
Cost: free

Signature Series: Gala Holiday Concert

Sunday December 2, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Signature Series: Gala Holiday Concert Your Gateway to the Holidays! An Atlanta tradition for over 20 years, the annual GSU Gala Holiday Concert brings together over 200 talented student and faculty performers from the School of Music in a joyful celebration of the Holiday Season. With only one pe...
Cost: free

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Friday November 30, 2018 05:00 pm EST
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Cost: $12.00

Signature Series: University Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday November 14, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Signature Series: University Symphony Orchestra

AHear tomorrow’s stars today as we present the very talented student winners of the annual Brumby Concerto/Aria Competition! Also featured on this concert, Maurice RAVEL’s masterful orchestration of Pictures at An Exhibition by Modest MUSSORGSKY.

M...
Cost: free

Wind Orchestra presents Out of the Middle Ages

Tuesday November 13, 2018 07:31 pm EST
Wind Orchestra presents Out of the Middle Ages

Cathedrals - Kathryne Salfelder

From the Middle Ages - Alexander Glazunov

Sketches on a Tudor Psalm - Fisher Tull

Three Ayres from Gloucester - Hugh Stuart

Medieval Suite - Ron Nelson

Cost: free

Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlan: Totalmente Juan Gabriel

Saturday November 10, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Cost: $39.10-$62.90

GSU Jazz Band with Guest Artists Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth - November 8, 2018

Thursday November 8, 2018 08:00 pm EST
Alexander has worked with many jazz musicians, including Chicago pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Ron Carter, drummer Idris Muhammad, and guitarist Pat Martino. He has recorded and toured extensively with the sextet, One for All. Joe Farnswoth, one of the most highly regarded jazz drummers on the sc...
Cost: free

GSU Jazz Band with Guest Artists Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth

Thursday November 8, 2018 08:00 pm EST
GSU Jazz Band with Guest Artists Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth The GSU Jazz band under the direction of Dr. Gordon Vernick will perform with Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth. Eric Alexanderis an American jazz saxophonist, known for his sophisticated hard bop and post-bop style. Alexander firs...
Cost: free

Percussion ensemble

Tuesday November 6, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Percussion Ensemble

Music by Karel Goeyvaerts, Steve Reich, and Eric Lyon

Cost: free

Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer

Saturday November 3, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $50.15-$72.25

GSU Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday October 17, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Signature Series: University Symphony Orchestra. A program introducing the new Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the School of Music, Alexander FREUND in a performance of HAYDN’s Trumpet Concerto. The concert will also feature special guest conductor, Guido RUMSTADT. Michael Palmer, conductor
Cost: Free

Signature Series: Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents Hands Across the Sea

Tuesday October 16, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Signature Series: Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents Hands Across the Sea The program Hands Across the Sea features special guest conductor, Anna Leena LUMME – direct from Finland!
Cost: Free

GSUWoodwind Chamber

Thursday October 4, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Woodwind Chamber. The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble includes woodwind quintets, saxophone quartets, mixed strings/winds/piano groups, and same instrument choirs. Georgia State woodwind chamber ensembles, both past and present, have performed at national and international conferences and competitions.
Cost: Free

University Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday September 26, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
The University Symphony Orchestra is an ensemble of 80 graduate and undergraduate student players, presenting six to eight performances each academic year. The orchestra collaborates regularly with distinguished guest artists, Georgia State University music faculty and university choral ensembles. T...
Cost: Free

Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents American Voices

Tuesday September 25, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents American Voices. "American Voices"

Celebrating the Best of American Music for the Wind Band.

Cost: Free

Signature Series: Wind Orchestra presents 100! A Bernstein Celebration

Monday September 24, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Signature Series: Wind Orchestra presents 100! A Bernstein Celebration The program, 100! – A Bernstein Celebration features the music of Leonard BERNSTEIN and Dana SUESSE. The concert also includes a special performance of Rhapsody in Blue by George GERSHWIN with acclaimed GSU faculty pianist Raffi ...
Cost: Free Admission

Signature Series: Wind Orchestra presents 100! A Bernstein Celebration

Monday September 24, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Signature Series: Wind Orchestra presents 100! A Bernstein Celebration. The program, 100! – A Bernstein Celebration features the music of Leonard BERNSTEIN and Dana SUESSE. The concert also includes a special performance of Rhapsody in Blue by George GERSHWIN with acclaimed GSU faculty pianist Raffi...
Cost: Free

René Marie feat. GSU Jazz Band

Friday April 20, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join Ms. Marie and the Georgia State University Jazz Band for one night only at the Rialto Center for the Arts!
Cost: $20-$52

Wind Orchestra & Concert Band

Tuesday April 17, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
<br>Come enjoy a great performance!
Cost: Free

Wind Orchestra & Concert Band

Tuesday April 17, 2018 07:30 pm EDT

Come enjoy a great performance!

Cost: Free

GSU Opera Theater Presents: A Little Night Music

Friday April 13, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC delves into the rampant relationships of the questionably elite society of 1900 Sweden that has already broken the mold but still has some “breaking” to do. Indeed, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is set in 1900, and has a milestone anniversary: its 45th. Based on Bergman’s movie SMILES OF...
Cost: $12.75-$25

A Little Night Music

Friday April 13, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Georgia State University Opera Theater presents its spring production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning A Little Night Music on April 13, 14, and 15, 2018. Based on Ingmar Bergman’s movie Smiles of a Summer Night, this classic musical weaves tales of romance with lush melodies to create one u...
Cost: $15-$25

Michael Stubbart Master Class

Friday April 13, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Michael Stubbart will be giving a masterclass to the percussion studio at Georgia State University. Michael is currently serving as Section Percussion with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for the 2017-18 season. Before coming to Atlanta, he was Acting Principal Percussion with the Hawai'i Symphony Or...
Cost: Free

GSU Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday April 3, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
The Percussion Ensemble performs a wide range of music from traditional music to compositions and improvisations influenced by popular and folk idioms. The ensemble is open to all University students and is under the direction of Percussion Area Coordinator Dr. Stuart Gerber.
Cost: Free

Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday April 3, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Come enjoy our fantastic GSU Percussion Ensemble.
Cost: Free

Taste of Blue

Friday March 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Rho Xi Zeta's annual Taste of Blue celebration will be Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Rialto Center for the Arts. From 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., patrons will enjoy entertainment, unlimited food and wine from local restaurants, chefs, and caterers. During the early bird special, tickets will be $25 for a limi...
Cost: $35

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Metro-Atlanta Youth Wind Ensemble

Monday March 5, 2018 07:30 pm EST
<br>Come hear the Metro-Atlanta Youth Wind Ensemble perform with our very own Wind Ensemble!
Cost: Free

Wind orchestra and concert band

Tuesday February 27, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Come see this ensemble perform.
Cost: Free

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Tuesday February 20, 2018 07:30 pm EST
<br>Come enjoy our wonderful Wind Ensemble!
Cost: Free

Johnny Mercer tribute

Sunday February 11, 2018 03:00 pm EST
It’s been said that getting through the day without hearing one Johnny Mercer song is almost impossible—and why would you want to? Hard-bop trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden and blues, jazz, and gospel singer Francine Reed join the Georgia State University Jazz Band’s tribute to Mercer’s legacy, a...
Cost: Free

Johnny Mercer Tribute

Sunday February 11, 2018 03:00 pm EST
It’s been said that getting through the day without hearing one Johnny Mercer song is almost impossible—and why would you want to? Georgia’s own Johnny Mercer wrote the lyrics to over 1,400 songs, including four Academy Award-winners. From the light-hearted “You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby” and ...
Cost: $37-$48

Central Atlanta Progress Town Hall Meeting

Thursday January 25, 2018 07:30 am EST
Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District want to keep you informed about all things Downtown. Held at various Downtown venues and hotels, all are invited to attend this informal, public event that is intended to keep the community "in the know," especially if you are a ...
Cost: Free

Roomful of Teeth

Sunday January 21, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth is a multi-tonal feast for the ears! These versatile, Grammy-winning performers have studied and trained with masters from singing traditions the world-over, from the Arctic to the Caribbean. Dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice, while conti...
Cost: $10-$52

20th Annual Holiday Gala

Saturday December 2, 2017 08:00 pm EST
If you’re in need of holiday cheer, the Gala Holiday Concert is the perfect place to be! Join us for this acclaimed celebration of the season, as The Georgia State University School of Music presents its 20th Annual Gala Holiday Concert. More than 200 student and faculty musicians from the Georgia S...
Cost: $17+

Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents "Songs and Dances"

Tuesday November 14, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Categories: music<br><br>Under the direction of Dr. Robert J. Ambrose, the Georgia State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble is recognized as one of the finest ensembles of its type in the region. As the premier wind band at Georgia State, the ensemble is comprised of the ...
Cost: Free

Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance

Saturday October 21, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Ailey II, a dance company focused on delivering pristine performances with dynamic movement and dazzling technique, premiers at the Rialto Center for the Arts on Saturday to "merge the spirit and energy of the country's best youth dance talent with passion and creation of today's choreographers." ...
Cost: $41

Feed Your Senses: Emmanuel “Chops” Smith

Wednesday October 18, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Pharoah Sanders Quartet

Saturday October 14, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $56+

4:GO World Premier Party

Friday October 13, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
A meet and greet complete with cocktails will precede the premiere of 4:GO, a film directed by Atlanta’s own John Schneider, with an autograph signing to follow.

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Cost: $45

4:GO Premiere

Friday October 13, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's own John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazard, Smallville, The Haves and the Have Nots) directs and stars in his latest film, 4:GO. The premiere will include a public screening and meet and greet with Schneider and cast-mates Dean Cain, Kerry Cahill and Marcus "Buff" Bagwell.
Cost: $45

Dr. Joseph Lowery's 96th Birthday Celebration

Wednesday October 4, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Civil rights icon Joseph E. Lowery is turning 96 and he wants to celebrate by supporting the causes he has fought for his entire life.There will be a reception an hour before this musical tribute begins, and business attire is recommended. Change Agents from the Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute fo...
Cost: $150

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'

Thursday September 7, 2017 02:30 pm EDT
Rialto Center for the Arts presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the tale of Quasimodo, a “deformed bell ringer in a cold, cathedral tower discovers his strength.” Based on the original novel by Victor Hugo, actors will hit the stage to present a performance of how malevolent forces often lead to a ...
Cost: $18-$51

Pandit Jasraj Live in Atlanta

Sunday July 30, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Pt. Jasraj is a globally recognized Ambassador of the rich Indian culture and heritage. He has won several international and national accolades for his music, as well as contribution to the advancement of Indian Classical Music, including the title "Padma Vibhushan", one of India's highest civilian ...
Cost: $35 - $100

Pandit Jasraj Live in Atlanta

Sunday July 30, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Pt. Jasraj is a globally recognized Ambassador of the rich Indian culture and heritage. He has won several international and national accolades for his music, as well as contribution to the advancement of Indian Classical Music, including the title "Padma Vibhushan", one of India's highest civilian ...
Cost: $35 - $100

Rialto Be Downtown Film Festival

Saturday July 22, 2017 12:00 am EDT
The Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University and partners, the Atlanta Film Society and Central Atlanta Progress, present the 2ndAnnual Be Downtown Film Festival on Saturday, July 22, 2017. The festival kicks off with Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991) and continues through the eve...
Cost: $5 per film

Chucho ValdÃ?s and Joe Lovano Quintet

Saturday November 12, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Joe Lovano, whose fiery style on the tenor saxophone has inspired comparisons to Sonny Rollins, has dabbled in various subgenres of jazz throughout his entire career. His recent Village Rhythms Band forged a connection between West African music and American jazz. Now, he’s making what seems to be...
Cost: $34-$69

Step Afrika!

Friday October 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Returning to Atlanta for the second year in a row, Step Afrika! takes over the Rialto stage with an exhilarating mix of Western African drumming and contemporary step routines to celebrate the 100th birthday of artist Jacob Lawrence. The program is titled The Migration. Each piece draws inspiration ...
Cost: $31.21

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly at the Be Downtown Film Festival

Saturday July 23, 2016 12:00 am EDT
See the original wide-screen director's cut, Remastered 5.1, with surround stereo of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef, directed by Sergio Leone. The Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University and the Atlanta Film Society with Central ...
Cost: $5-$9

CÃ?cile McLorin Salvant

Friday April 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cécile McLorin Salvant stands apart from the usual pack of jazz singers. While she draws her style from the raw expressions of vocal legends such as Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday, Salvant’s voice steps from the shadow of her influences. With “Wives and Lovers” from her latest album, For On...
Cost: $38-$64

Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

Saturday April 16, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
GSU Opera Theater’s 2015–2016 theme “Forests, Fairytales, and Fables” continues with Hänsel and Gretel. The GSU Symphony Orchestra will accompany this extraordinary score with joyful panache.
Cost: $22-$48

Georgia State University's Opera Theater presents 'Hansel and Gretel'

Thursday April 14, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Staged by Carroll Freeman and accompanied by the GSU Symphony Orchestra under Michael Palmer, watch as the students of the GSU School of Music stage a classic opera unlike you’ve ever seen it before.
Cost: $27.00-$55.00

Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion

Saturday April 9, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Zakir Hussain’s accomplishments read like mythology: widely considered one of the greatest musicians of our time, he is credited as the chief architect of the world music movement. To experience Zakir Hussain in person is a privilege without equal.
Cost: $52-$78

Paquito D'Rivera

Thursday April 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Thirteen GRAMMYs. More than 30 solo albums. A Lifetime Achievement Award from Carnegie Hall. Paquito D’Rivera has carved out this legendary stature through a signature blend of jazz, rock, classical and traditional Cuban music, and that sound has yielded invitations to perform with everyone from t...
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Paquito D'Rivera, Latin Jazz Clarinetist, Saxophonist & Composer with the Georgia State Jazz Band

Thursday April 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Thirteen GRAMMYs. More than 30 solo albums. Paquito D’Rivera has carved out this legendary stature through a signature blend of jazz, rock, classical and traditional Cuban music. He’ll be sitting in with the Georgia State University Jazz Band, founded over 30 years ago and led by trumpeter Gordo...
Cost: $22-$48

Paquito D';Rivera

Thursday April 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $26-65-$54.84
80 Forsyth St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 413-9849
Performing Arts Theater