Comprised of 15 concerts on the stage of Weill Hall + Lawn, our Summer 2017 lineup features some of the biggest names in blues, soul, hip-hop, country, jazz and mariachi. Whether you're bringing your picnic basket and blanket to sit on our beautifully landscaped lawn, or getting front row seats inside the unparalleled Weill Hall, you're sure to enjoy your Summer at the Green!
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 – 7:30 pm
The Chick Corea Elektric Band and Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, two of the most innovative bands of the last thirty years, are finally joining forces, for their first co-headlining performances. These two bands — led by 22-time Grammy winning piano master Chick Corea and 15-time Grammy-winning Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck — occupy the top tier of truly thrilling improvised music. Sharing a marquee for the first time, they now make for one of the year’s most anticipated summer concert events.
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 – 7:30 pm
St. Paul and the Broken Bones brings their unique blend of passionate vocals and spirited orchestrations to the summer mix. Joining them for the evening’s “double-feature”, New Orleans native Trombone Shorty is the bandleader and front man of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave., a hard-edged funk band that employs hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition.
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old fashioned pop – and hoping to appeal to conservatives and liberals alike, Pink Martini is an electrifying evening of international sound. Featuring a dozen musicians, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world. Their performance at the GMC features stellar vocalist China Forbes.
Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 – 5:00 pm
Bring a blanket and join us on Weill Lawn as we screen a double-feature of Disney’s two versions of the classic tale, Beauty and the Beast.
Friday, Sep. 8, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of George Benson’s Breezin’ and the 25th anniversary of Kenny G’s Breathless, each artist’s set will feature classic album cuts and greatest hits, as well as songs they will both perform together during the evening.
Saturday, Sep. 9, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pete Escovedo is a name that has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Toether with his daughter, Emmy Nominee Sheila E., and sons Juan Escovedo & Peter Michael they form an unstoppable ensemble, breaking new grounds and crossing the barriers between smooth jazz, salsa, latin jazz and contemporary music.
Saturday, Sep. 16, 2017 – 7:30 pm
It’s difficult to choose just one descriptor for award-winning American hip-hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet, Common. Whether inspiring audiences through music, movies, television, books or his foundation – The Common Ground Foundation – Common continues to break new ground, and remains one of hip-hop's most innovative, positive voices.
Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017 – 7:30 pm
With over 37 million albums sold, 22 #1 albums and over 50 #1 singles, Los Tigres Del Norte are the undisputed masters of Regional Mexican music. The return for the second year in a row to the Green Music Center – come be part of the movement as the frequently proclaimed “voice of the people” continues to blaze new trails in Latin music.
Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017 – 3:00 pm
The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin of the People’s Republic of China was established in 1957 and
is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China, with over one hundred acrobatic, magical and martial arts
performers. With innovative high-flying stunts, and superior techniques, the acrobatic troupe is favored
by the audiences all over the world.
The 2017-18 Season in Weill Hall comprises 37 thrilling concerts! Buy Tickets!
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The GMC Box Office located in the courtyard of Weill Hall is open one hour prior to most performances.