Kirkland Performance Center presents...

Our 2024 Season!

  • Thursday, January 25, 2024 7:00pm
  • Saturday, June 1, 2024 7:30pm

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Welcome to KPC’s 2024 Presented Season!

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Our 2024 Season:

Martin Sexton | January 25, 2024 | 7:00pm

Headlining venues from The Fillmore to Carnegie Hall, Martin Sexton has influenced a generation of contemporary artists. His songs have appeared in television series and in numerous films, though it’s his incendiary live show, honest lyrics, and vocal prowess that keep fans coming back for a new experience every time.

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical | January 26, 2024 | 7:00pm

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is an original improvised awards show meets Broadway musical! Master improvisers gather made-up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, comedy and a ton of laughs!

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono | January 27, 2024 | 7:00pm

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono are two legends of Hawaiian music. Each became an icon in the 1970s, both at the creative forefront as Hawaiian music reinvented itself. They have continued to lead the way for over 4 decades.

Marc Cohn | January 29, 2024 | 7:00pm

After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Rooted in the rich ground of American rhythm and blues, soul and gospel and possessed of a deft storyteller’s pen, he weaves vivid, detailed, often drawn-from-life tales that evoke some of our most universal human feelings: love, hope, faith, joy, heartbreak.

Naturally 7 | February 2, 2024 | 8:00pm

This seven-man crew is more than just your average singing group. Its members have perfected an intriguing a cappella style they’ve branded as “Vocal Play”—singing as instruments.Naturally 7 not only sings but also creates every backing instrument heard on its songs – drums, bass, guitars, horns, flutes … even down to turntables.

Zan Fiskum | February 3, 2024 | 7:00pm

Angelic-voiced singer-songwriter Zan Fiskum gained notoriety on season 18 of The Voice, where she reached the top 9. Zan has since released 2 albums and performed with stars such as John Legend and Dave Matthews. A singer-songwriter raised in the small town of Maple Valley, WA, she spent most of her time either running barefoot in the forest or volunteering with her family at a local dinner theater, both of which inspired her to make the music she is today. Her soulful and ethereal storytelling are reminiscent of artists Lana Del Ray and Brandi Carlile. She blends the lines between indie/pop and americana/folk as she writes about childhood trauma, the intricacies of family dynamics, connection to the natural world as well as a fan-favorite: love.

The Sound of (Black) Music | February 7, 2024 | 7:00pm

The hills are alive with the sound of Black music! Experience the songs from one of the most beloved American musical classics as reimagined through an Afrofuturistic lens, led by a dynamic group of musicians and vocalists, including Brianna Thomas, Chareene Wade, Vuyo Sotashi, and more!

Vitamin String Quartet: Featuring the Music Of Bridgerton | February 8, 2024 | 7:00pm

Since the project’s start in 1999, Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ) has helped establish classical crossover as a genuine force in contemporary music. Fresh off high-profile placements in major Netflix and Universal productions, VSQ has become one of the most popular contemporary string ensembles in the world.

Laurel Canyon Legacy | February 10, 2024 | 7:00pm

Laurel Canyon Legacy celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk music blended with rock and went electric. Come take a musical journey with all your favorite 60’s and 70’s LA hits!

Max Amini Live in Seattle | February 11th, 2024 | 6:00pm & 8:30pm

Laugh-out-loud alert! Max Amini returns to the Seattle area ready with a new array of comedy delights that will have you rolling in the aisles! Join us for an uproarious night as Max unleashes his trademark wit and charm, taking on life’s absurdities and delivering non-stop hilarity. From side-splitting stories to spot-on impressions, this show is a guaranteed joyride from start to finish! Don’t miss out, and grab your tickets now! 

Citizen Hurricane | February 15, 2024 | 7:00pm

“Citizen Hurricane: the world’s greatest improvised rock & roll comedians … in the world!”, is a one of a kind improvised comedy show and rock concert. These award-winning improvisers, musicians, and actors will take you on a playful, comedy-adventure inspired by audience suggestions that will leave you feeling joyful and connected!

KPC Community Show: Peter and the Starcatcher | March 1 – 10

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates to unwilling comrades, it playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

Tiffany with Jennifer Paige | March 15, 2024 | 7:00pm

A legendary pop star, Tiffany earned two U.S. number one hit singles with “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been,”. Now she’s ready to bare her soul and invite listeners to walk with her into the light via her 11th studio album, Shadows. She has sold more than 15 million albums to date.

Geoffrey Castle’s Annual St. Patrick’s Celebration | March 16, 2024 | 7:00pm

An annual KPC tradition, pioneering violinist Geoffrey Castle’s St. Patrick’s Celebration is guaranteed to get you clapping your hands, singing along, and celebrating all things Irish in an environment that is perfect for all ages.

Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire | March 30th, 2024 | 7:30pm

The nation’s Top Touring Earth Wind & Fire Tribute, Kalimba The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire will transport you to the first time you heard all of your EWF favorites.  Kalimba is looking forward to bringing their show to Kirkland Performance Center for a great all-ages event. VIP Tickets include a free t-shirt available after the show.

Kevin Nealon | April 4, 2024 | 7:00pm

Kevin Nealon is an Emmy and SAG-nominated actor and comedian who sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and received critical acclaim for his TV and film roles.

Peter Cincotti: Killer on the Keys | April 5, 2024 | 7:00pm

Singer – Songwriter – Piano phenom Peter Cincotti burst onto the scene at 18 years old when he became the youngest artist ever to reach #1 on the Billboard Jazz Charts. Since then Peter has been wowing audiences around the globe in some of the world’s most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall to L’Olympia in Paris.

Booker T. Jones | April 11-12, 2024 | 7:00pm

Booker T. Jones is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer, and arranger. Best known as the front man of the band Booker T. & the MGs, he has worked with countless award-winning artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and has earned a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Steve Hofstetter | April 16, 2024 | 7:30pm

Author, columnist, and comedian Steve Hofstetter is often called the hardest working man in show-business. With all due respect to the late James Brown. Hofstetter’s national TV debut came on ESPN’s Quite Frankly, where Stephen A. Smith yelled at him for three minutes. Hofstetter has also appeared on CBS’ “Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson”, Showtime’s “White Boyz in the Hood”, VH1’s “Countdown”, Sundance’s “On the Road in America”, and ABC’s “Barbara Walter’s Special”, where he thankfully did not cry. He is the host and executive producer of “Laughs” on Fox networks, where he only cries occasionally.

Luciana Souza and Trio Corrente: “Cometa” | April 23, 2024 | 7:00pm

”Cometa” is the much-anticipated collaboration between Grammy® winners Luciana Souza and Trio Corrente. Inspired by the Zimbo Trio sessions with Elis Regina, this meeting of four of the most extraordinary Brazilian jazz musicians combines undeniable Brazilian swing and heart, with abundant virtuosity and talent.

Al Stewart | April 24, 2024 | 7:00pm

Scottish-born singer-songwriter Al Stewart has released nearly 20 introspective and lyrically powerful records featuring brilliant backing musicians (Jimmy Page, Phil Collins, Richard Thompson, Peter White, etc.). He’s had several top 20 singles, including “Time Passages”, “Year Of The Cat”, and “On the Border”.

William Florian: The John Denver Story | May 2, 2024 | 7:00pm

William weaves stories, songs, and humor as we honor the life and achievements of this legendary minstrel. You will find yourself singing along with William as he performs Denver’s most celebrated songs such as Take Me Home Country Roads, Sunshine On My Shoulders, Annie’s Song, Leavin On A Jet Plane, and many more.

Maddie Poppe | May 23, 2024 | 7:00pm

Maddie Poppe is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and the season 16 winner of American Idol. She won a People’s Choice Award for her turn on the show, had Whirlwind hit Number 2 on the iTunes Pop Charts, and went on to become a hot guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Live With Kelly & Ryan and Good Morning America.

Maria Bamford | June 1, 2024 | 7:30pm

Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal and experimental comedy about mental illness. She starred in the surreal, semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, about a comedian who suffers a nervous breakdown, and is the star of three unconventional hour-long stand-up specials: Weakness is the Brand, Old Baby and Maria Bamford, the special, special, special! Maria was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She also created and starred in the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, in which she plays all the characters.

 

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