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Mavis Staples at The Schaefer Center

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” Staples is the kind of once-in-a-generation artist whose impact on music and culture would be difficult to overstate. She takes her powerful message and equally powerful voice to the Schaefer Center for a one-night-only experience.

$20 – $40

The Schaefer Center: Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

Head over to The Schaefer Center and experience:

Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer, son of I Love Lucy creator Jess Oppenheimer, spins a fast-paced, witty tale of Lucy and Desi’s battles with CBS over the pioneering ideas that changed the face of television forever.

$5 – $20

The Schaefer Center: KODO

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

Under the theme “One Earth,” Kodo endeavors to bring the sound of the taiko to all corners of the globe so music and message can resonate with myriad cultures and ways of life. Head over to the Schaefer Center and experience Kodo for yourself!

$10 – $25

The Schaefer Center: Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer with Rakesh Chaurasia

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

"There’s a bit of the sorcerer in Béla Fleck (banjo), Zakir Hussain (tabla), Edgar Meyer (double bass), and their special guest Rakesh Chaurasia (bansuri – Indian flute).  Most musicians hope at most for proficiency in their chosen form,

$20 – $40