Pop, rock, country, folk, soul, classical - my tastes in music swing just as far as my mood does sometimes! I like a little bit of everything depending on the day. Luckily, in Fort Wayne, I have access to any of these right at my fingertips. We've especially some treasures upcoming soon! If you're feeling the bug and looking for some live music to take it, plan out a trip around these upcoming events!
Jennifer Nettles will be rolling through the Embassy Theatre on March 17 at 7:30 PM on the CMT Next Women of Country Tour! Catch this country star featuring Brandy Clark, Lindsay Eli and Tara Thompson. This tour is an extension of CMT's Next Women of Country campaign, an effort that seeks to give more attention and airplay to female country artists.
Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone (800) 745-3000 or in person at the Embassy Theatre Box Office, Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM.
Classical more your style? Fort Wayne is home to its very own Philharmonic, with shows frequenting many of the different venues in town. On March 12, at the Embassy Theatre, the Phil brings you Legends and Fairytales, part of their Masterworks series. Legends and fairy tales are transformed into music through Ravel's sumptuous Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast. Strauss' ultimate prankster Till Eulenspiegel, is presented here in one of the most virtuosic works of the orchestral repertory, full of blazing brass and intricate woodwind and string themes. Purchase tickets online or by phone at (260) 481-0777.
What about a good ol' brass band? Fort Wayne will be home to the North American Brass Band Association Championship Contest again! On April 1 and 2, you can see the amazing brass band performances, including Fort Wayne's own Old Crown Brass Band. Get your tickets here or by calling (800) 745-3000.
Rock & Roll
Maybe some rock & roll is a little more your type. The Brass Rail is a hometown favorite, delivering local rock & roll to Fort Wayne. They're bringing in different shows every night, so check out their website for a list of local flavor.
The list doesn't end there - be sure to check out the Calendar of Events for even more upcoming music performances! There's always something exciting happening musically in Fort Wayne!