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Friday, January 20th, 2023

Free Weis Center Tickets for Bucknell Students during Spring Semester

In order to encourage Bucknell University student engagement, tickets to performances on the Weis Center’s Spring 2023 Season will be free of charge. By presenting their BUID at the Weis Center Campus Box Office counter, students can receive one free ticket to the performance. The box office is open from Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and one hour prior to performances.

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

Weis Center Kicks Off Spring Performance Season with Step Afrika

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present Step Afrika! on Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Step Afrika! now ranks as one of the top 10 African American dance companies in the United States. The performance is sponsored, in part, by PPL Foundation and the Class of 1953 Fund. About the Company Founded in 1994 by C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! is the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Under Williams’s leadership, stepping has evolved into one of America’s cultural exports, touring more than 50 countries across the globe. Step Afrika! […]

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Monday, November 7th, 2022

Soweto Gospel Choir Returns to Weis Center with New Program, “Hope: It’s Been a Long Time Coming”

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome back the Soweto Gospel Choir on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate, Martha and Alan Barrick, WNEP and the ArtsCONNECT program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. All attendees are asked to bring a canned food item, which will be distributed to local families in need through Union County Children and Youth Services. The program, “Hope: It’s Been a Long Time Coming” features songs that […]

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Monday, October 31st, 2022

Award-Winning, Innovative Classical Ensemble to Perform at Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome classical ensemble Merz Trio on Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The Trio features Lee Dionne on piano, Brigid Coleridge on violin and Julia Yang on cello. Hailed as “artists in the deepest sense of the word” (Cut Common), the Merz Trio, winners of the Naumburg International Chamber Music Award Competition, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Concert Artists Guild competition, and Chesapeake Music’s International Chamber Music Competition for Young Professionals, has been lauded for their “stunning virtuosity … fresh and surprising interpretations” (Reading Eagle) and “perfection of […]

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Monday, October 31st, 2022

Folk Duo Performs at Campus Theatre, Part of Weis Center Series

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Canadian folk duo The Small Glories on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg.   The performance is sponsored, in part, by the Williamsport Sun Gazette. Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft and JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian prairies. Thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg, Canada’s venerable West End Cultural Centre, The Small Glories could almost make you believe in fate. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and […]

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Monday, October 17th, 2022

Cuban Percussionist and Classical Piano Prodigy Bring Jazz Rhythms to the Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Cuban street percussionist Pedrito Martinez and Classical piano prodigy Alfredo Rodriguez on Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Evangelical Community Hospital, ViaMedia and Jazz at Bucknell. Painted in the broadest of strokes, the stories of Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito Martinez may seem similar: both started life in Havana, discovered their gifts and passions for music and headed to the States, where they melded the music of their homeland with a wide variety of influences, each in his own deeply personal […]

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2022

LA-Based, Contemporary Dance/Hip-Hop Ensemble Coming to the Weis Center; Special $5 rate for local youth dancers/dance studios

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Micaela Taylor and her Los Angeles-based contemporary dance ensemble, The TL Collective, on Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The company is known for its fusion of contemporary dance and theatrical hip-hop, including elements of groove and acrobatics accompanied by high-level athleticism. The dancers in the ensemble are: Marlie Couto, Maddie Lacambra, Kaia Makihara, Madison Tanguay, Micaela Taylor and Jessie Lee Thorne. The performance is made possible, in part, by an Arts Forward grant from the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), made possible through support from […]

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Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Scottish Chamber Orchestra to Perform Works by Anna Clyne, Max Bruch and Felix Mendelssohn at the Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome the Scottish Chamber Orchestra on Friday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti will be featured. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Sam and Nancy Craig and the Centre Daily Times. The internationally celebrated Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is one of Scotland’s National Performing Companies. Formed in 1974 and core funded by the Scottish Government, the SCO aims to provide as many opportunities as possible for people to hear great music by touring the length and breadth of Scotland, appearing regularly at major national […]

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Monday, September 26th, 2022

Multi-Award Winning Gaelic Singer Julie Fowlis Comes to the Weis Center, Fowlis is the Voice Behind “Brave” Soundtrack

The Weis Center will welcome Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis on Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Concert Hall. Patrons are encouraged to come early for pre-performance music by Sara R. Scott from 6:45-7:15 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. Sara performs acoustic music on guitar ranging in style and influence from Celtic to Americana, keeping an eclectic and ethereal folk sound. The performance is sponsored, in part, by The Standard Journal. Julie Fowlis is a multi-award-winning Gaelic singer who is deeply influenced by her early upbringing in Scotland’s Outer Hebridean island of North Uist. With a […]

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Monday, September 19th, 2022

Balkan Brass Comes to the Weis Center, Free Folk Dance Demo Prior to Performance

The Weis Center will welcome Balkan brass band Lemon Bucket Orkestra (LBO) on Thursday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Concert Hall. Patrons are encouraged to come early for a Balkan folk dance demo in the Weis Center Atrium from 6:45-7:15 p.m., facilitated by Heather Almer and Mariya Monfette of the Global Music and Dance Collective. The teachers will introduce three Balkan/Roma folk dances — cocek, pravo and paidushko — all danceable to the energetic Balkan Brass music of Lemon Bucket Orkestra. No prior dance experience is necessary and the activity is open to all ages and […]

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