Upcoming Events

Broadway 2015-2016

Disney’s The Lion King

Now through August 7
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King, and now you can, too, when Minneapolis’ best-loved musical returns to the Orpheum Theatre. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

The Pantages Theatre will be toured.
Monday, July 25 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The Pantages Theatre will be toured. Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective…

Dance

Maks & Val Live on Tour

Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Frank Productions

Dancing with the Stars performers Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy will be making their way to the State Theatre on Thursday July 28, 2016. VIP Packages (available online only) Ultimate Front Row VIP Meet & Greet Package $1,000 One premium reserved…

Concert

Ray LaMontagne

Thursday, August 4 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Ray LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter. LaMontagne has released six studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain, God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, Supernova and Ouroboros. He was born in New Hampshire and was inspired to create music after hearing an album…

Concert

The Beach Boys

Sunday, August 7 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Outback Concerts

This event has been cancelled and refunds will be issued at the point of purchase.  

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

The Orpheum Theatre will be toured.
Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 am
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

The Orpheum Theatre will be toured.
Monday, August 29 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Presented by Jam Productions & First Avenue

Jenny Lewis will embark on a 10-date tour this September, a continued celebration of the ten year anniversary of her solo debut Rabbit Fur Coat. Joined by The Watson Twins, who are featured on the original release, the tour kicks…

Concert

The Australian Pink Floyd Show: Best of the Best Tour

Thursday, September 8 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note for note perfection, this critically acclaimed tribute show has been astonishing audiences worldwide. Striving to reproduce the Pink Floyd experience and bring the music to new audiences, the show continues to include…

Concert

American Garage Rock Tour

Friday, September 9 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Onesti Entertainment

American Garage Rock Tour will bring together Chicago area’s iconic rock groups of the 1960s and ’70s for a once-in-a-lifetime concert special. The first concert in the series will featureThe Buckinghams, The Cryan Shames, The New Colony Six, The Shadows…

Concert

Tegan & Sara

Monday, September 12 at 7:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue

With over 1 million albums sold, 3 Juno Awards and a Grammy nomination, Tegan and Sara’s career has deftly balanced critical acclaim with an ever-increasing foothold in the mainstream. Celebrated for their unique ability to amalgamate different genres and cultural…

Concert

2016 Ivey Awards

Monday, September 19 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

2016 is the 12th annual year for the Ivey Awards, which celebrates our community’s 84 professional theaters. Enjoy great live entertainment, terrific parties before and after the show plus the best red carpet this side of Hollywood. VIP tickets include…

Concert

Leon Bridges

Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue

One of the brightest new voices in music is coming to the Orpheum on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The river of soul music flows on deep and strong, and 25-year-old Leon Bridges is immersed in its life-giving current. The Forth…

Concert

An Evening with Sigur Rós

Thursday, September 29 at 8:30 pm
Presented by AEG Live

Iceland’s Sigur Rós will be returning to the Orpheum on Thursday September 29, 2016. Promising a brand new show, they will draw on their illustrious seven-album career, while fixing their gaze firmly on what’s around the corner. As ever with…

Dance

Celtic Thunder Legacy

Friday, September 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Formed in Dublin in 2007, Celtic Thunder is a multi-dimensional musical and theatrical ensemble celebrated around the world for emotionally powerful performances and a state-of-the-art production. Billboard magazine has named Celtic Thunder the Top World Album Artist (in 2008, 2009…

Concert

Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

Sunday, October 2 at 7:30 pm

Music legend Brian Wilson has announced a 2016 world tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honor of its 50th anniversary. Originally released on May 16, 1966, Pet Sounds is universally hailed…

Concert

Bianca Del Rio

Saturday, October 8 at 8:00 pm
Presented by AEG Live

She’s back! The hilariously hateful comic known as Bianca Del Rio (aka Roy Haylock) is launching the North American leg of her latest global standup tour. Find out why the New York Times calls Bianca “the Joan Rivers of the…

Comedy

Bill Maher

Saturday, October 8 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last thirteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s…

Concert

Alessia Cara

With special guests Ruth B and Nathan Sykes
Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Jul 15 at 11:00 am

Canadian singer and songwriter Alessia Cara will be making her way to the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday October 8th. She is signed to EP Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings and is best known for “Here”, her debut single from the…

Concert

An Evening with Gordon Lightfoot

Sunday, October 16 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Internationally acclaimed Gordon Lightfoot, considered by many as Canada’s greatest songwriter, will be performing from his vast catalog that spans five decades. During his historic 50-year musical career of hit songmaking and international album sales into the multi-millions, Lightfoot is…

Broadway 2016-2017

Cabaret

October 18 - 23
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America
On Sale: Fri, Jul 15 at 12:00 pm

John Kander and Fred Ebb’s acclaimed masterpiece Cabaret comes October 18-23 to the Orpheum Theatre. Direct from Broadway, as part of the 50th Anniversary Season of the Roundabout Theatre Company, the Tony Award-winning Best Revival includes some of the most memorable…

Concert

Loreena McKennitt

Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Loreena McKennitt is well known as a composer and singer. In a recording career spanning more than two decades, Ms. McKennit’s ‘eclectic Celtic’ music has received critical acclaim world-wide, and gold, platinum and multi-platinum sales awards in 15 countries across…

Concert

Ben Rector

Sunday, October 23 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Ben Rector is an American musician based in Nashville, Tennessee. His most recent record, Brand New, was released in August 2015. Ben has independently sold over 250,000 albums and 2 million single-song downloads. Collectors Ticket Offer: Fans will have the…

Comedy

Dylan Moran

Off the Hook
Monday, October 24 at 8:00 pm
Presented by WestBeth Entertainment
On Sale: Thu, Jul 28 at 10:00 am

Dylan Moran is an Irish comedian, writer, actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his sardonic observational comedy, the UK television sitcom Black Books (in which he co-wrote and starred) and his work with Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead and Run Fatboy Run. He appeared as one of…

Concert

An Evening With Widespread Panic

Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Jam Productions
On Sale: Fri, Aug 5 at 10:00 am

Widespread Panic will be making their way back to the Orpheum on Tuesday October 25, 2016.

Concert

Joan Baez

Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Joan Baez has been as busy as ever in the five years since she celebrated the landmark years of 2008-2009, the 50th anniversaries of her legendary residency in 1958 at the famed Club 47 in Cambridge, and her subsequent debut…

Lecture

An Evening with David Sedaris

Friday, October 28 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

David Sedaris, the New York Times bestselling author and National Public Radio humorist, returns by popular demand for his annual visit to the State Theatre. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, he is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers…

Concert

Elle King

Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Elle King is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Her musical style encompasses country, soul, rock and blues. She has put out a variety of fantastic albums within the past few years to critical acclaim but hit the mainstream with…

Presented by Cruisin Oldies Concerts and West Coast Performing Arts Presenters

On the heels of the hit Broadway show, BUDDY, get set for a rockin’ treat as this musical theater concert show tells the Buddy Holly Story in music and lyric – and recreates an actual Buddy Holly concert! ‘That’ll Be…

Lecture

Ina Garten

Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Mills Entertainment

Ina Garten is the Emmy® Award-winning host of Barefoot Contessa on Food Network and a New York Times best-selling author. During her live onstage conversation, she delivers a charming insider’s view of her hit television show, talks about the pleasures…

Concert

Band of Horses

Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Jam Productions & First Avenue

As the June 10th release of fifth studio album Why Are You OK (Interscope Records/American Recordings) closes in, Band of Horses has added more than two dozen dates to the North American leg of its grueling world tour. The new…

Presented by VStar Entertainment Group

PAW Patrol is on a roll with the first-ever live tour! It’s the day of the Great Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the…

Concert

Fitz and the Tantrums

Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation & Sue McLean & Associates

Fresh off the debut of their self-titled album, Fitz and The Tantrums announce their “Come Get Your Love” fall North American headline tour. Fitz and The Tantrums is the follow-up to More Than Just a Dream, which has racked up…

Play

Triple Espresso

November 23 - January 8

It’s the irresistible story of a comedy trio going for their big break, only to have their hopes dashed over and over on the rocks of one magnificently funny failure after another. Singer/pianist Hugh Butternut, magician Buzz Maxwell and comic…

Dance

The Great Russian Nutcracker

Saturday, November 26
Presented by Moscow Ballet

The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical props, a 60 foot growing Christmas tree…

Concert

Straight No Chaser

Sunday, November 27 at 2:00 pm
Presented by AEG Live

If the phrase male a cappella group conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses… think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are…

Broadway 2016-2017

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

November 29 - December 4
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

The 2015 Tony Award-winner for Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time makes its Minneapolis debut at the Orpheum Theatre for one week November 29-December 4. This thought-provoking and dynamic adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel…

Concert

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Sunday, December 4 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Mon, Jul 25

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects…

Broadway 2016-2017

Fun Home

December 13 - 18
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

Fun Home, the 2015 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, debuts at the Orpheum Theatre for one week December 13-18. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, this groundbreaking and uplifting new musical explores and unravels the many mysteries of childhood and…

Broadway 2016-2017

The Bodyguard

January 10 - 15, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

Grammy Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox will belt out the tunes in The Bodyguard which launches its U.S. National Tour next year January 10-15, 2017 at the Orpheum Theatre. Based on the smash hit film, the romantic thriller features…

Concert

Art Garfunkel

Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Art Garfunkel is set to perform an intimate set at Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Pantages Theatre on Thursday, January 12. The evening will include Garfunkel’s solo and Simon & Garfunkel hits, poetry, and reflections…

Broadway 2016-2017

Mamma Mia!

February 7 - 12, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

The ever-popular Mamma Mia! returns to Minneapolis February 7–12 for anastonishing eighth time at the Orpheum Theatre as a part of its farewell tour. The ultimate feel-good, smash hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits with a tale of love and…

Broadway 2016-2017

The King and I

February 28 - March 5, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

From the award-winning creative team behind South Pacific and The Light in the Piazza, The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I is the current Tony Award-winner for Best Revival of a Musical. One of Rodgers and…

Concert

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Featuring new songs & high definition imagery, this expanded RAIN adds…

Play

That Wonder Boy

March 14 - 26, 2017

A warm, funny one-man show by Triple Espresso co-creator and author, actor Bob Stromberg, returns to Minneapolis after performing in several cities and being chosen as “Best One-Man Show” at the 2015 United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City.…

Concert

Joe Bonamassa

March 17 - 18, 2017 at 8:00 pm
On Sale: Fri, Jul 15 at 10:00 am

Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. Backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Anton Fig (drums), Michael…

Play

To Begin With

March 28 - April 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Produced by: The Daniel Group “You there! Dickens! Dickens, the Christmas Man! With your Scrooge and your Spirits and sudden conversions! Why do you make up such stories?” The taunter is a scraggly, smelly twelve year old boy, one Algernon…

Broadway 2016-2017

Matilda The Musical

March 28 - April 2, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

“REJOICE. It is even more glorious than promised.” – New York Times “WELCOME TO THE DELIRIOUSLY AMUSING, HEARTWARMING, HEAD-SPINNING WORLD OF MATILDA THE MUSICAL. YOU WON’T WANT TO LEAVE.” – Bloomberg News TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year! Winner…

Broadway 2016-2017

Wicked

April 12 - May 14, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

Return to the land of Oz as Wicked plays a four week run April 12-May 17, 2017 at the Orpheum Theatre. Hailed by The New York Timesas “the defining musical of the decade,” this cultural phenomenon has sold out four…

Broadway 2016-2017

Rent

June 6 - 11, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

Jonathan Larson’s Rent makes its way back to the Orpheum Theatre starting June 6-11, 2017 in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and…

Broadway 2016-2017

Motown the Musical

July 11 - 16, 2017
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Bank of America

Back by popular demand, the record-breaking hit Motown The Musical plays July 11-16, 2017 at the Orpheum Theatre. This is the true American story of Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of…