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Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

Sep
19
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Called “thrilling, virtuosic, baffling and fitfully exasperating” (The Guardian), singer, songwriter, and bassist esperanza spalding’s jazz-fusion works are truly timeless.
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Sep
26
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
“One of the smartest, most dynamic ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune), Eighth Blackbird has led the pack of entrepreneurial chamber music collectives for nearly 20 years.
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Sep
27
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Guided by a spirit of collaboration, the chamber music collective Eighth Blackbird teams up with the UW Wind Ensemble to perform Vital Sines by Viet Cuong.
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Sep
28
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The 2024 GRAMMY winner for Best Alternative Jazz Album, iconic bassist, singer, rapper, and composer Meshell Ndegeocello bridges the worlds of rock, funk, neo-soul, Hip Hop, and jazz.
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Oct
2

Chanticleer

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Founded in 1978 in San Francisco, the a cappella choir Chanticleer has become one of the most enduring, prolific and well-known early music ensembles in the US today.
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Oct
10

Somi

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
With “African grooves, supple jazz singing, and compassionate social consciousness” (The New York Times), Somi proves that artistic excellence and humanitarianism go hand in hand.
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Oct
17
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Known for combining shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, sound effects, and live music, Manual Cinema explores the beauty and horror of creation through a reimagining of Mary Shelley's classic Frankenstein.
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Oct
23

SHABAKA

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
A leader in the renaissance of British Jazz, London-born multi-instrumentalist SHABAKA has performed classical concertos with major orchestras, fronted significant bands and released critically acclaimed albums.
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Nov
1
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been winning acclaim in Europe for more than a decade for his lyricism and subtle interpretations.
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