Come ye, scurvy dogs an’ winches an’ celebrate “International Talk Like A Pirate Day” at The Muck wit the rollickin’ seafarin’ band John Kraus and the Goers—the most unique and daring folk ensemble ever to sail the seas— an’ sample an assortment o’ rum in our pirate bar. Dress in yer piratical best an’ sign the articles on a voyage fer rum, Savvy?
Once again honoring the legacy of Dr. James Young, a leader in arts education in our community, and a legend at Cal State University, Fullerton—we are proud to present this year’s award to the Magoski Art Colony. Hub of Downtown Fullerton’s First Friday Artwalk, the Magoski Arts Colony has been providing an immersive exhibition experience for both the new and emerging artists and the community at large for over 8 years.
Experience an evening of Motown and Jazz with Doll Knight, an award winning vocalist from Los Angeles, CA. Knight can be heard on many TV shows writing and performing songs for shows such as Hemlock Grove, Parenthood, and more. Dallas Kruse is an award-winning producer with GRAMMY and Billboard #1 artists under his belt.
Tony-nominee Sharon McNight tips her hat to the late, great, legendary ladies of song and a celebration of the “Wizard of Oz”! From Patsy Cline to Aretha Franklin, McNight pays tribute with great music, funny stories and insightful anecdotes. It’s inspiring, infectious and too much fun!
We partner again with Gayle Heuser to raise awareness of people suffering with Alzheimer’s. Gayle, and her incredibly talented friends, will perform selections from both opera and other musical styles that garnered her a standing ovation on our stage last year!
We’ll have The Muck decked out like Xmas in Bedford Falls and you’ll get completely swept away with holiday spirit...in the middle of the summer.
Broadway Musical Singer, Actor, Robert Yacko has been enjoying a long and robust career on the musical and non-musical stage for decades. The Broadway veteran will celebrate the music of several different composers and lyricists as he recounts his own career and experiences in the theatre.
Grammy-winner Laura Dickinson returns with VYBRATION - versatile and in-demand vocalists who pioneer modern music projects. Plus! Vybration is Southern California's hottest contemporary a cappella sextet, singing pop music spanning from the 1960's to today. Special opening by Voices of Hope Children's Choir 2018 finalists on America's Got Talent!
Dr. Young spent more than 40 years in and around this area, including his time with the CSUF Department of Theatre and Dance, promoting the performing arts to children and teenagers. We will honor Executive Producers of McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Tom McCoy and Cathy Rigby McCoy, for their many contributions to the arts in Orange County.
On this, the 41st anniversary of Elvis’ death, we’re going to take you to Las Vegas and celebrate not just the King, but his imaginary “concert of mutual friendship” with Welshman Tom Jones. And to make it even more like Vegas, there’s even a completely appropriate opening act TBA.
Lead guitarist from Paul McCartney and Wings, Grammy winning Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument.
Mark your calendars for the chance to bathe yourself in nostalgic syncopation and rhythmic Americana. The stars of RagFest 2017 and previous festivals will dazzle you with intricate pianistics and entertain you with songs and ragtime on a variety of instruments
Blues and Boogie: A Tribute to Ray Charles, Gene Harris and Ella Fitzgerald