The Simple Gifts Interfaith Choir presents "Sing His Praise! A Hymn Festival" on Sunday, May 15, at 3:00 pm. The concert will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Hubbard, located at 22 Westview Avenue. Admission is free. A reception in the church hall will follow the performance.
WYSU is a sponsor for the popular "Pops at the Ballpark" concert scheduled for Saturday, May 21, at Eastwood Field in Niles. The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra takes to the baseball field for a performance that includes selections from their extensive repertoire. The night ends with a spectacular fireworks display that is synced with orchestral music. The concert begins at 6:45 p.m. More information at the Scrappers box office at 330-505-0000, or mvscrappers.com.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents Hands-on Activities for Children, on Thursday, June 30, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. SMARTS will provide free arts activities for children. Also that evening, artwork by students in our Young Artists camp will be on display and students in the Stop! Hip Hop camp will perform. More information at ywca.org/youngstown.
The First Presbyterian Church of Salem presents a concert by pianist Dr. Calvin Taylor, on Sunday, May 15, at 4:00 pm, at the Church, 436 East 2nd Street, in Salem. Dr. Taylor will perform hymns, spirituals, classics, and patriotic music. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis, and there is no charge for admission. [Dr. Taylor has degrees in music from Oberlin Conservatory, The University of Michigan, and the University of Kentucky. He has authored music books including Spirituals for the Piano, Sacred Classics, The Patriotic Piano, and Five Spirituals for Organ.]
The Summer Concerts at Warren Amphitheater opens with local rock legends Donnie Iris and the Cruisers on Saturday, May 28th, at 8:30 pm. Gates open at 5:00 pm, with Full Moon Allstar Band performing at 5:30 pm. Tickets and more information available at RiverRockattheAmp.com
The DeYor Performing Arts Center presents a "Murder Mystery Dinner Show," at Overture Restaurant & Lobby at The DeYor, on Friday, October 14, at 7:30 pm. Reservations at 330-744-0264 and youngstownsymphony.com.
The DeYor Performing Arts Center presents Mary Jo Maluso & Rick Blackson in concert, on Friday, September 23, at 7:30 pm, at Overture Restaurant & the Lobby in The DeYor. More information and reservations at 330-744-0264 or online at YoungstownSymphony.com.
The DeYor Performing Arts Center presents "Salute to the King” featuring Maureen Collins, Todd Hancock, James McClellan & Natalie Spouse, on Friday, August 19, at 7:30 pm, at Overture Restaurant & the Lobby in The DeYor. More information and reservations at 330-744-0264 or online at YoungstownSymphony.com.
The DeYor Performing Arts Center in Youngstown presents “Nashville Comes Home,” featuring singers & songwriters from Youngstown now working in Nashville, on Friday, June 24, at 7:30 pm. Reservations can be made at 330-744-0264 or YoungstownSymphony.com.
Easy Street's Cabaret Nights at the DeYor presents Tania Grubbs in Concert, on Friday, May 20th, at 7:30 pm, in the Flad Pavilion at the DeYor in downtown Youngstown. This special evening will feature old and new standards, including songs of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser, Stephen Sondheim, Joni Mitchell and others. The Overture Restaurant and lobby of Ford Recital Hall will be transformed into a cabaret setting. Reservations can be made at 330-744-0264 or online at youngstownsymphony.com.