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The world class acoustics in the Gordon Center theater bring all genres of music to life. You’ll hear every kind of music from classical to bluegrass, acoustic guitar to rock and roll, Gershwin to Gospel and much more from regional, national and internationally-acclaimed performers. And NEW this year, we're welcoming a variety of clever stand-up comedians live on stage!

Ivy League of Comedy

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Pre-celebrate Valentine's Day with the funniest people around! The Ivy League of Comedy presents Skirmish of the Sexes(sm) featuring comedians Carmen Lynch, Kerri Louise, Clayton Fletcher, and Shaun Eli. Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you’ve heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now come see them live on stage!

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A Night of Sax: Jazz, Funk & Soul Music

Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Tarsha Fitzgerald Productions Presents "A Night of Sax," a concert of jazz, funk and soul music with saxophonist Isaac Parham & Friends, Marcus Mitchell, Wake Campbell, Craig Alston, Eugene Chapman, Brian Lenair and All-Star Band.

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Remembering the Music of Grover Washington, Jr.

Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 7:00 pm

Charm City Jazz presents this tribute to the music of Grover Washington, Jr. featuring national saxophonist Eddie Bacuss, Jr. and his band, with guest vocalists Deborah Bond and Micah Smith. Get ready for an evening of smooth jazz at its best with hits like Mr. Magic, Winelight, Just The Two Of Us, Let It Flow, Inner City Blues and many more!

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The Clergy Boys

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 7:30 pm

From roles on Broadway, to jazz clubs in NY, from gigs opening for major stars, to television shows to the Grand Ol' Opry, children of survivors and nephews of great composers and grandchildren of vaudeville greats — these four Clergy Boys tell their spell binding stories. You will laugh, cry and stomp your feet to the beat.

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Los Lobos

Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 8:00 pm

Celebrating their 50th anniversary as a band, the trailblazing multi-Grammy Award-winners return with a kaleidoscopic selection of songs from their homeland, in homage to the eclectic musical heritage of Los Angeles.

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James Brown vs Prince Tribute Experience

Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 6:00 pm

Tarsha Fitzgerald Productions presents the James Brown vs Prince Tribute Experience, featuring Mousey Thompson & The James Brown Experience, and Cymone Lovett & The Dream Band's salute to the music of Prince and Morris Day & The Time.

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International Guitar Night XXIII

Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 8:00 pm

This acclaimed touring festival returns with a fresh lineup of cosmopolitan luminaries, featuring Finnish guitarist Olli Soikelli, German soloist and chamber musician Stephanie Jones, Flamenco master Jesus Guerrero from Spain, and Canada's traditional jazz guitarist and vocalist Jocelyn Gould.

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US Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 7:30 pm

The United States Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Commander Diane E. Nichols, will present a concert of traditional and contemporary works for brass and percussion.

Free Admission | Registration Required

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Young Soloists

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 7:30 pm

The award-winning string ensemble LGT Young Soloists is made up of highly gifted young soloists aged 14 to 23 and brings together musicians from more than 15 nations. Unique throughout the world, the project gives high-carat young talents the opportunity to perform regularly on the world's leading stages, enthralling audiences with their highly professional performances.

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In Gratitude: A Tribute to Earth Wind & Fire

Sunday, March 26, 2023 - 6:00 pm

Charm City Jazz presents an entertaining and fun filled evening as In Gratitude performs all of your favorite Earth Wind & Fire HITS!  All proceeds to benefit The Youth Writers Rock.

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J LIVE Presents: Forever Motown

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 6:00 pm

Celebrate the Rededication of the Gordon Center for Performing Arts

Join us for an extraordinary evening of art and entertainment as we toast the Gordon Center and debut our grand lobby at the 5th Annual J Live!

6:00pm | VIP Celebration
7:30pm | Dessert Reception and Community Art Project
8:00pm | Rededication program and performance by Forever Motown


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Beatles vs Stones

Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Back By Popular Demand! The British Invasion brought us the two most popular rock groups of all time, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, as well as the liveliest debate in rock history - which band is the greatest? These two legendary bands will engage in an on-stage, mash-up duel featuring internationally renowned tribute bands, Abbey Road and Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show.

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The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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