Concerts & Performances

Library Concert Series

Canyon Theater

Unless otherwise noted, all Concert Series performances take place in the Main Library, Canyon Theater. Performances are free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Extensive FREE parking is located at the 11th & Arapahoe entrance.

If you would like to be considered for a performance in our Concert Series, please review our Proposal Guidelines. For additional information, contact Juliette Leon Bartsch, Concerts Coordinator, at 303-441-4492 or e-mail bartschj@boulderlibrary.org.

Theater Seating Layout - Includes stage dimensions and wheelchair-accessible spaces [PDF]

When: October 21, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Afro Cuban Rhythms: Songs of the Orishas performed by the musicians of Danza Libre from Guantánamo, Cuba.

When: October 22, 2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Visiting Cuban artists will present two one-hour dance performances - 4:30-5:30pm and 6:30-7:30pm in the Canyon Theater. Danza Libre, a creative company of professional dancers and musicians from Guantánamo, Cuba, specialize in the unique combination of both Afro-Cuban and Cuban Contemporary dance. Danza Libre was founded in 1990 by American dancer and choreographer, Elfriede Mahler, a student of Martha Graham.

When: October 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Visiting Cuban artists will present two one-hour dance performances - 4:30-5:30pm and 6:30-7:30pm in the Canyon Theater. Danza Libre, a creative company of professional dancers and musicians from Guantánamo, Cuba, specialize in the unique combination of both Afro-Cuban and Cuban Contemporary dance. Danza Libre was founded in 1990 by American dancer and choreographer, Elfriede Mahler, a student of Martha Graham.

When: November 8, 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Annual all day showcases with local dance companies, studios and schools. A variety of dance genres represented throughout the day in 5 to 15 minute time slots featuring completed pieces, work-in-progress, structured improvisations, and mini classes with audience participation. A wonderful free, family event. Come for a little or stay the day.

When: November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Annual all day showcases with local dance companies, studios and schools. A variety of dance genres represented throughout the day in 5 to 15 minute time slots featuring completed pieces, work-in-progress, structured improvisations, and mini classes with audience participation. A wonderful free, family event. Come for a little or stay the day.

When: November 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Jesse Manno (oud), Michael Stanwood (didgeridoo), James Hoskins (cello), Brett Bowen (percussion), Dexter Payne (woodwinds) and Jenna Woods (zils), for an hour of beautifully improvised music.

When: November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

My Heart, A Well of Tears, is a visual concert combining J.S. Bach's meditations on emotion, loss and hope with imagery from conflicts around the world by Pulitzer Prize nominated photographer, Chris Hondros. The program uses music and images to remind us all anew that the human experience of war has changed little over the centuries.

When: November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Brian McRae (drums), Adam Revell (keyboard) and Mario Pagliarulo (bass). AnDré (trumpet)

When: December 6, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join us for this fun holiday harp performance featuring the students of Margot Krimmel.

When: December 14, 2014 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for this family friendly special event as we celebrate the season and ring in the new year. No registration required.

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