Hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as “a genre unto herself,” Kaki King will perform in downtown Las Vegas Friday, Sept. 8, at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., at 7:30 p.m. as part of her fall tour. Tickets are priced $25 plus tax for adults and $12.50 plus tax for those under 18. King, a Brooklyn-based artist, has released six diverse and distinctive albums over the past 10 years with another one scheduled for release Sept. 22. This program is supported, in part, with funds provided by the Nevada Arts Council.
Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand are bringing their witty lyrics, fun stage antics, sing-alongs, and ballads in a fresh, crossover style to Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, Saturday, Sept. 23. Described as a mix between Dave Matthews Band and Dixie Chicks without the political agenda, the group plays a wide range of instruments and musical styles. The band has performed at country venues and festivals all over the United States, including Telluride Music Festival and Wasatch Mountain Music Festival. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and general admission tickets are $10 plus tax.
What happens after St. George meets the peace-loving dragon he’s supposed to fight? Find out by watching “The Reluctant Dragon” at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Presented by the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre, the play is based on Kenneth Grahame’s children story and is recommended for those ages 4 and above. Show times are 7 p.m. Sept. 22, 23, 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sept. 24, 30 and Oct. 1. Tickets are $5.50 plus tax.
For tickets and more information for these and more events, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787). Download the complete city of Las Vegas September 2017 calendar of cultural and arts events.