Ledisi, Boney James, DRUMline Live to Headline Chandler Center for the Arts Shows for 2021-22 Season
Chandler Center for the Arts has announced the addition of fall concerts and shows to its upcoming 2021-22 season! Tickets are on sale NOW!
New shows added to the schedule include recent GRAMMY® winner Ledisi, DRUMline Live!, Sons of Serendip and saxophonist Boney James.
Information on tickets, membership and the full state of shows happening during this upcoming season is available at chandlercenter.org or by calling 480-782-2680.
Here is a list of SOULful shows at the Chandler Center for the Arts that will most likely capture the attention of our PhxSoul.com audience:
Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM
$30, $34, $40, $46, $58
Eleven weeks at #1 on Billboard Charts
Three million chart-topping records sold. Four GRAMMY® nominations. One of Billboard’s Top Three Contemporary Jazz Artists of the Decade. Boney James is as smooth and sensual as it gets. The multi-platinum instrumentalist is one of the most successful artists of our time accumulating four RIAA Gold records and being recognized with the Soul Train Award and two NAACP Award nominations. James is bringing his genre-bending style and saxophone mastery back to Chandler for an unforgettable night of jazz that will have you smiling and dancing.
Sons of Serendip
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | 7 PM
$32, $38, $44
Sons of Serendip is a unique Billboard-charting quartet with a harpist, cellist, pianist and lead vocalist. This charismatic quartet returns to Chandler to perform their unique arrangements of popular holiday songs sure to get you in the spirit of the season! Don’t miss these America’s Got Talent finalists with their emotionally stirring, breathtaking vocals and strings arrangements, mixed with original compositions.
Saturday, February 12, 2022 | 7:30 PM
$38, $44, $52; Youth $15
Created by the team behind the hit movie Drumline, the theatre production features the heart-pounding rhythms of the movie as audiences are taken on a historical journey through jazz, R&B, hip-hop and African-American dance culture. This versatile group of musicians and dancers bring the explosive energy and athleticism of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities marching band experience.
THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL
A Tribute to Whitney Houston starring Belinda Davids*
Saturday, February 26, 2022 | 7:30 PM
$36, $46, $56
Whitney’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show described as mind-blowingly spot on”. Featuring the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids accompanied by a fabulous six-piece live band, backing vocalists, choreographed dancers plus state-of-the-art sound, lighting, vision, and theatrical effects, this is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the world’s most revered singers.
**Not associated with the Estate of Whitney Houston
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | 7 PM
$58, $68, $78, $88
Seven-time GRAMMY®-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy returns to Chandler Center for the Arts with the raw and unadulterated sound that pioneered the Chicago blues. Guy continues to make music to inspire others and keep the blues alive; his most recent album, The Blues is Alive and Well is a true pleasure for aficionados and genre newcomers. Recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists in history, this legendary artist doesn’t let his age slow him down. Known for his showmanship, attendees will be blown away by his soulful vocals and masterful solos often played while he strolls the aisles of the theatre.
Ledisi Sings Nina
Saturday, March 26, 2022 | 7:30 pm
$52, $62, $72, $125
Thirteen-time GRAMMY® nominee and 2021 GRAMMY winner Ledisi comes to Chandler to bring to life the timeless music of Nina Simone with the critically-acclaimed Nina and Me, a musical journey into the lives of two soulful musicians. The powerhouse singer uses passion, storytelling, and the Nina Simone songbook to paint a picture of the musical bond between legendary artists across eras.
Making its original debut with two sold-out performances at The Kennedy Center with the National Symphony Orchestra, followed by a sold-out performance at the Apollo Theatre to a roaring standing ovation, Nina and Me is a beautifully orchestrated mixture of classical, jazz and R&B sounds with a riveting narrative of the musical bond between an artist from one era influenced by a legend from the past. Ledisi honors one of her greatest musical inspirations and returns to her roots in jazz, performing re-imagined Nina Simone classics with strings and big band horns.
Shows subject to change without notice.