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The Spire Center for Performing Arts

May 2022

$30 – $35

Sunday, May 29th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live Theater: The Robber Bridegroom/Purchase Tickets Now/July 7 – 24

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM is laugh-a-minute, southern, bluegrass, musical tall-tale and a classic piece of American literature. The story (originally written by Mississippi-born writer Eudora Welty) is a southern Robin Hood fairy-tale for adults. It's about Jamie Lockhart - gentleman by day and bandit of the woods by night - who falls in love with the beautiful and feisty Rosamund. She is the daughter of a wealthy landowner whose new wife is the ugliest and meanest woman on the Natchez-Trace. Pepper…

June 2022

$15.00

Wednesday, June 1st

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SPIRE LOBBY JAZZ SERIES: HENRY ACKER TRIO

Henry Acker is a seventeen-year-old jazz guitarist who performs in the style of Django Reinhardt. A child prodigy who began playing at age 8 and performing professionally at age 9, his talent and abilities have developed into nothing short of astonishing. Henry has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage, Bireli Lagrene and Vic Juris as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard and Joscho Stephane. He is the winner…

$30 – $35

Sunday, June 26th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live Theater: The Robber Bridegroom/Purchase Tickets Now/July 7 – 24

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM is laugh-a-minute, southern, bluegrass, musical tall-tale and a classic piece of American literature. The story (originally written by Mississippi-born writer Eudora Welty) is a southern Robin Hood fairy-tale for adults. It's about Jamie Lockhart - gentleman by day and bandit of the woods by night - who falls in love with the beautiful and feisty Rosamund. She is the daughter of a wealthy landowner whose new wife is the ugliest and meanest woman on the Natchez-Trace. Pepper…

July 2022

$30 – $35

Thursday, July 7th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live Theater: The Robber Bridegroom/Purchase Tickets Now/July 7 – 24

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM is laugh-a-minute, southern, bluegrass, musical tall-tale and a classic piece of American literature. The story (originally written by Mississippi-born writer Eudora Welty) is a southern Robin Hood fairy-tale for adults. It's about Jamie Lockhart - gentleman by day and bandit of the woods by night - who falls in love with the beautiful and feisty Rosamund. She is the daughter of a wealthy landowner whose new wife is the ugliest and meanest woman on the Natchez-Trace. Pepper…

$22.00

Tuesday, July 12th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: DEADGRASS

Multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom have joined forces to form Deadgrass celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia.

$30 – $35

Sunday, July 24th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live Theater: The Robber Bridegroom/Purchase Tickets Now/July 7 – 24

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM is laugh-a-minute, southern, bluegrass, musical tall-tale and a classic piece of American literature. The story (originally written by Mississippi-born writer Eudora Welty) is a southern Robin Hood fairy-tale for adults. It's about Jamie Lockhart - gentleman by day and bandit of the woods by night - who falls in love with the beautiful and feisty Rosamund. She is the daughter of a wealthy landowner whose new wife is the ugliest and meanest woman on the Natchez-Trace. Pepper…

August 2022

$15.00

Thursday, August 4th

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SPIRE LOBBY SERIES PRESENTS: CARLIN TRIPP & FRIENDS

Carlin Tripp began his musical journey in the early 2000’s with a borrowed acoustic guitar and a dream of becoming a songwriter and performer. After a brief stint with a local band, Tripp hit the road with his guitar for the Southwest and began that journey, releasing his first solo work, The Belfry EP, in 2010. He has continued to write and record ever since. Born Carlin Hosmer Tripp on the small island of Nantucket, he spent the first years…

$22.50

Friday, August 5th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music: JP SOARS GYPSY BLUE FT. ANNE HARRIS

Playing the blues not only requires diligence and dedication, but also an inherent sense of purpose and passion. Guitarist and vocalist J.P. Soars knows those instincts all too well, having been imbued with absolute enthusiasm for the form. It’s not only steered his muse ever since, but also brought him to the heights of success and wide recognition. A first place winner of the Blues Foundation 2009 International Blues Challenge, the Albert King Best Guitarist Award, any number of Blues…

$29.70

Saturday, August 6th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music: FOREVER YOUNG – A TRIBUTE TO NEIL YOUNG

Now in their fourteenth year, the Forever Young band is a group of performers that pay tribute to the SONGS of Neil Young. No one in the band tries to imitate Neil Young. There are five vocalists in the band and the songs are fronted by different members with added backing harmonies. All of the musicians performing in Forever Young are staples of the Rhode Island music scene and veterans of many national and regional tours. In addition, they are…

$15.00

Thursday, August 11th

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SPIRE LOBBY SERIES PRESENTS: MATT BORRELLO

Matt Borrello is a traveling singer and guitar player with a repertoire of traditional folk, classic rock, and contemporary original songs. Born and raised in the small town of Dighton, MA, Matt started playing guitar at 14. Within a year he was writing and gigging regularly in the greater New England area, usually as a solo acoustic act. Matt’s insightful songwriting often blends political and personal themes. His passionate performances have earned him recognition in various New England talent showcases…

$38.00

Saturday, August 13th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Concert: COCO MONTOYA & RONNIE BAKER BROOKS

With Ronnie Baker Brooks and Coco Montoya sharing the stage, it’s going to be a night packed with profound blues and hard-rocking good times. Between his white-hot guitar playing and his soulful, emotional vocals, Coco Montoya has talent to burn. In a career that spans almost four decades, he’s gone from drumming for blues icon Albert Collins to holding the lead guitar spot in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers to leading his own band and touring worldwide. Montoya is revered for his ability to…

$15.00

Thursday, August 18th

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SPIRE LOBBY SERIES PRESENTS: SONG CIRCLE FT. KIM MOBERG, MATT MARSHAK, & ALLISON ROSE

Kim Moberg Kim Moberg is an award winning singer/songwriter. and self taught, finger pick style guitarist. Kim’s passionate and heartfelt vocals mesmerize listeners. while her compositions tug at feelings of. melancholy, heartbreak, healing and social consciousness. Matt Marshak Singer Songwriter/Guitarist Matt Marshak brings together heartfelt songs with meaning, a unique and soulful voice, reassuring and relatable lyrics, and his heartfelt trademark guitar sound. His songs speak of hope, faith, reassurance, family, and the simple life. His journey in music combines a diverse…

$22.50

Friday, August 19th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music: AN EVENING WITH KAT WRIGHT

Kat Wright, Bob Wagner (guitar) and Josh Weinstein (bass) lean into their trio formation, showcasing their folky / rootsy selves, all stripped down, a triangulation of their strengths, their bareness, their imperfect humanness, their voices, their ferocious tenderness, their love of songs and singing and story.

$15.00

Thursday, August 25th

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SPIRE LOBBY SERIES: PORCH PARTY MAMAS

Inspired by playing and singing each others songs at their own “porch parties”, these established Boston area musicians and singer/songwriters decided to combine their individual talents and create their own brand of Urban Folk, Country and Blues. They took their act on the road and “Porch Party Mamas” was born. All are seasoned players, each with their own pervasive individual music persona and critical accolades. Between them, they have shared the stage with a distinguished litany of artists, including Willie…

$39.00 – $50.00

Friday, August 26th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Concert: GRACE KELLY

Grace Kelly is a ray of sunshine. Her electric charisma and infectious positivity radiate from the stage. Her genre-bending style weaves in jazz, funk, and singer-songwriter elements, pushing her to the forefront of the fusion scene. Grace’s powerful saxophone playing, heartfelt vocals, and dynamic dance moves have left audiences smiling, dancing, and in emotional tears. Grace believes music is a powerful medium that can inspire, heal, and connect us all. Her latest album was inspired by the words of incredible…

September 2022

$25.20

Saturday, September 10th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: JON BUTCHER AXIS

Jon Butcher’s signature sound features his powerful soul-infused vocals; and his guitar work reflects a skillful mix of Rock and R&B, Funk and Soul, Jazz and Americana, all of it focused through a prism built from the Blues. Jon’s powerhouse live performances with bandmates Chris Martin ( bass), Jeff Keithline (bass), John Anthony (drums), Marty Richards (drums) are electrifying and not surprisingly playing to packed venues everywhere!   2022 will feature the release of GYPSY CARAVAN, a new album featuring the…

$45.00

Friday, September 16th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE EDWARDS TWINS – FRIDAY SHOW – AN EVENING WITH CHER, BILLY, CELINE AND MORE

Twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards are the country’s premiere Celebrity Illusionists! Utilizing the latest Hollywood grade make up and prosthetics as well as the fashion designers of the stars themselves- the result is a non-stop parade of stars on stage that are all at once AMAZING, FUNNY and ENTERTAINING. As one newspaper review noted “they bring such love and attention to recreating celebrities that in many ways it’s better than watching the real thing!” The Brothers have been seen…

$45.00

Saturday, September 17th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE EDWARDS TWINS – SATURDAY SHOW – AN EVENING WITH CHER, BILLY, CELINE AND MORE

Twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards are the country’s premiere Celebrity Illusionists! Utilizing the latest Hollywood grade make up and prosthetics as well as the fashion designers of the stars themselves- the result is a non-stop parade of stars on stage that are all at once AMAZING, FUNNY and ENTERTAINING. As one newspaper review noted “they bring such love and attention to recreating celebrities that in many ways it’s better than watching the real thing!” The Brothers have been seen…

$45.00

Sunday, September 18th

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

THE EDWARDS TWINS – SUNDAY MATINEE – AN EVENING WITH CHER, BILLY, CELINE AND MORE

Twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards are the country’s premiere Celebrity Illusionists! Utilizing the latest Hollywood grade make up and prosthetics as well as the fashion designers of the stars themselves- the result is a non-stop parade of stars on stage that are all at once AMAZING, FUNNY and ENTERTAINING. As one newspaper review noted “they bring such love and attention to recreating celebrities that in many ways it’s better than watching the real thing!” The Brothers have been seen…

$31.50

Friday, September 23rd

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: JONATHAN EDWARDS

Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert.  Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night – songs of passion, songs of insight, songs of humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor which, like fine wine, has only grown sweeter with age. This is one veteran performer who is neither grizzled nor nostalgic. …

$31.40

Thursday, September 29th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: PAUL THORN

Some years ago I happened to see Paul Thorn performing on an outdoor stage at a street festival in the heart of a small Mississippi town. Suddenly, in mid song, Thorn stopped playing and looked down at the upturned, sugar-splattered face of a fan on the front row. “I sure would like me a funnel cake,” Thorn announced. The crowd exploded with laughter. By the end of the next song, someone in the audience had responded, and soon Thorn was…

$35.00

Friday, September 30th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: THE LINDA RONSTADT EXPERIENCE

The Linda Ronstadt Experience is “The Premier Touring Tribute” showcasing the songs that Linda Ronstadt made famous. The show takes you on a musical journey of smash hits “You’re No Good’, “When will I Be Loved”, “That’ll Be The Day”, “Blue Bayou” and many more. This repertoire spans from Linda’s early days with The Stone Poneys, the 1970’s where she helped forge the “Country-Rock Sound” with classic renditions of songs by The Eagles, Jackson Brown, Warren Zevon, and into the…

October 2022

$35.00

Friday, October 7th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Concert: JONATHA BROOKE

Merging evocative folk, melodic pop and an edgier roots rock sensibility, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jonatha Brooke began releasing music in the early 1990s, first as a member of the duo the Story and more enduringly as a solo artist. After four major label releases, she started her own independent label, Bad Dog Records in 1999, and has since released ten more albums – including the companion CD to her critically acclaimed, one woman, Off-Broadway musical, My Mother Has Four Noses. Jonatha has…

November 2022

$60.00

Saturday, November 19th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: RODNEY CROWELL WORD FOR WORD TOUR

Audience members are invited to a rare experience as Rodney reads from his brand new book, Word For Word, shares stories, and performs the songs that have made him a renowned and prolific songwriter. Rodney Crowell is the songwriter’s songwriter and an icon among giants. Native Texan, Crowell is a multi-Grammy Award-winning troubadour with fifteen number one hits. Over the course of his career, Crowell has gracefully blended his own mainstream success as an artist with a prolific catalog of…

December 2022

$27 – $100

Saturday, December 10th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spire Presents: MICHAEL SWEET & FRIENDS CHRISTMAS SHOW

VIP Package Available –  This VIP package includes Premium Seating in the first two rows and exclusive access to the VIP meet and greet session prior to the show in the Spire Center VIP lounge (details provided in advance of the show) Featuring Local Age. When you’ve fronted one of the most trailblazing groups of the MTV generation, written a stable of Billboard charting singles, filled arenas all the world over, said goodbye at the peak of it all, took stock…

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