Schedule

Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Derek Grippo Project performs classic songs in a jazz and bebop style. Vocalist Derek Grippo, accompanied by locally known guitarist Dr. Gary Grippo and bassist Preston Murphy, will perform songs such as Route 66,[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The 15 talented kids of FOCUS Teen Improv conjure stories out of thin air, using improvisational theater to spark a spontaneous, interactive relationship with their fellow performers as well as the audience. Structured improv games[...]
Christ Episcopal Church
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Seat of Our Pants (SOOP) plays a distinctive brand of American roots music featuring rock-influenced songwriting, intricate harmonies and unique instrumentation that includes mountain dulcimer, fiddle, guitar and upright bass, and the percussion box known[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
The Hagner-McKay Nonet covers the breadth of modern jazz with imaginative soundscapes and high-intensity swing. Enjoy modern jazz and new music in a performance of original compositions and reimagined American songbook classics and art songs.[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 27 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
8:30 pm
Noah Baerman and Friends, a six-piece ensemble featuring piano, trumpet, alto saxophone, euphonium, bass and drums, will debut a jazz composition commissioned in part by the Guilford Performing Arts Festival. The piece, called Cliff Palace,[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Singer-songwriter Laura Clapp will bring her passionate, folksy rock to the stage, telling true stories in song form.Artist BioLaura Clapp’s career has taken her from Berkeley College of Music to demo sessions in Nashville, to[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
Lou will perform Out of Rushmore’s Shadow, based on his quest to gain recognition for his grandfather, Luigi, the chief carver of the Mount Rushmore monument. Artist Bio Actor, singer and storyteller Lou Del Bianco[...]
BSK Design at Greene Gallery
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Cherry Pie will put on an eclectic, fun-for-the-whole family show featuring swing, Latin and other favorite dance music with a bit of cabaret and storytelling on top.Artist BioFeaturing Guilford’s own Jilian Grey and Ric Haddad,[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Guilford native Schulyer Beeman performs Three Bags Full, his new cabaret show, which takes audiences on a roller coaster ride of his life, flipping between jobs of handling animals on stage for the theatre and[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
Be the music in this all-ages workshop/class/celebration of rhythm, drumming and improvisation led by Peter Hawes, percussionist/teacher and team-building facilitator. We’ll use voice, body percussion, movement, drums and other instruments to make a joyous, heartfelt[...]
Guilford Town Green
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Green Light has shifted gears from doing Beatles, Grateful Dead, Mumford & Sons and Taylor Swift covers, and is now writing and performing original music with the flavor of alt-folk or indie pop. Artist BioThis[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Explore the power of the human mind with mindreader and hypnotist Keith Zalinger, as he connects with every member of his audience through thoughts, feelings and imagination.Artist BioA mindreader and licensed hypnotist with scores of[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
SJQ provides its interpretations of classic and modern jazz, from the Great American Songbook to Pat Metheny, John Abercrombie and Joshua Redman. Artist Bio This four-piece band led by saxophonist Dr. Cyril D’Souza plays a[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Artist BioWith D.W. Ditty on guitar and vocals, and Kenny Mack on sax, flute and vocals, DittyMack covers tin pan alley, pop standards, blues and almost anything else that grafts to their heads. Look for[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Step right up! The Air Temple Arts circus will perform aerial silk, hoop and sling acts, and keep the whole family entertained with juggling, tumbling, side show, stilt walking, unicycling and other ground-based circus routines.[...]
Guilford Town Green
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
4:30 pm
Youth XL has a fresh and unconventional garage-pop sound and a quirky, engaging stage presence in which the line between music and comedy is never wholly clear.Artist BioYouth XL is a kooky, garage-pop band from[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
A combination of original new works for oboe and saxophone, and arrangements of compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Poulenc, Musgrave and others. Artist Bio Oboist Teodora Pejasinovic Proud, from Serbia, and saxophonist Joseph Proud, from Connecticut,[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Driving Route 9 plays original music grounded in Americana and Irish traditions, and puts on a high-energy show with plenty of Celtic-style audience participation.Artist BioBased in New England and inspired by Ireland, Driving Route 9[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
7:30 pm
Songs From the Time of Hamilton will present music from the period of the American Revolution, interspersed with talks and a Q&A about the history of the composers and music. The repertoire will be familiar[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 28 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
8:30 pm
Like a roller skate in a tumble dryer, The Racket Downstairs performs offbeat original rock songs and neglected covers. Wear purple!Artist BioThe Racket Downstairs is an indie rock band that defies description, playing original music[...]
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk presents a theatrical and highly interactive performance of classic and original Faerie tales featuring varied voices, characterization and period garb.Artist BioJonathan Kruk grew up on tall tales and daydreams. He acted[...]
Hyland House Museum
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
A contemporary pop musical created by high-school and middle-school actors, singers and musicians, Just One Sip is a coming-of-age-story with humor, romance and drama, set in a local coffee shop.Artist BioWriters Gaby Onorati and Carlin[...]
First Congregational Church
2:30 pm
NBYT will perform a short Cinderella story, Estrellita de Oro, followed by acting games in which performers and the audience interact to explore the characters just seen on stage. Based on a Mexican folktale, Estrellita[...]
Guilford Town Green
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
77 U-Turn is a fully staged theater piece that uses poetic storytelling and song to reflect on coming home, parenting, love, loss, confusion and what happens when we turn around and look back before moving[...]
First Congregational Church