Rosen Performing Arts Center

Summer Concert Series 2019

Enjoy 8 weeks of fabulous concerts on Thursday nights at the Rosen performing arts center.  The 2019 Summer Concert Series is filled with performers who've won numerous awards and travel the world with their music.  You need only to take a short ride to the Y to enjoy their many talents!

Tickets for individual shows go on sale June 1.

Buy tickets to all 8 shows and save! $105 for the series

Individual show tickets $18 per show

July 11, 7:00pm

Svetlana & The Delancey Five Band

A carnival of sound from sophisticated retrospection to rowdy joyous dance party. The troupe has headlined sold out shows across the US and internationally - Tel Aviv Blues Festival, Italian Villas & Jazz Fest, Blue Note Jazz Fest, BBKings, Iridium Jazz Club, Joe's Pub, Boston's Regatta Bar, gaining critical acclaim for the combination of Svetlana's sultry, swinging vocals, with the excitement, power, and unpredictable improvisations of the Delancey Five.  SWING INTO SUMMER before the show with a free swing dance lesson for ticket holders! No partner needed! Plus ice cream!

July 18, 7:00pm

Married to Broadway

Starring Ron Sharpe, Barbra Russell and their Friends, treat us to the great Broadway showstoppers from such shows as Phantom, West Side Story, Carousel, Fiddler, the Disney hits, and, of course, Les Mis, the show in which Ron and Barbra married each other on stage hundreds of times, playing the roles of Marius and Cosette, and then later married in real life. Since then, they’ve continued to play leading roles in the Scarlet Pimpernel, Titanic, Little Shop of Horrors, and Side by Side by Sondheim.

July 25, 7:00pm

Forever Ray

A rousing tribute to the music and talent of Ray Charles in all his musical styles—Jazz, Blues, Country, and R&B. Performers include Whitley as the sound of Ray, Angela Workman who toured with Ray Charles for 14 years, and members of their band who have played for such other stars as Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera.

August 1, 7:00pm

Piano Man pays tribute to Billy Joel

Starring Robert Eric, who looks, sounds, talks, acts, and plays just like his idol! Eric began his career with the group “Big Shot,” Billy Joel’s back-up band. He has also toured with “Rocksplosion” as Billy Joel and has opened for the man himself twice on several occasions. He plays regularly in Vegas and AC at Caesar’s, Harrah’s, the Marina, the Hilton and the entire Jersey coast.

August 8, 7:00pm

Carole's Kings

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Showcases 3 enormously talented gentlemen in their tribute to singer song-writer Carole King. It’s a dynamic act, jam-packed with chart-topping sensations, amazing vocals, inventive choreography, and hilarious comedy. Recent performances have brought this act from intimate cabaret spaces in New York and Florida to prestigious headliner spots onboard Celebrity, Princess, and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

August 15, 7:00pm

Stand-Up Comic, Billy Garan

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His high energy and machine gun style delivery have defined him as a unique talent having made him a valuable opening act for such comics as Robert Klein, Jay Leno, and Jerry Seinfeld.  He’s appeared on Showtime's Comedy Club Network and Caroline’s Comedy Hour; ABC’s Phenom and America’s Funniest People; NBC’s Saved By The Bell; and Showtime’s Sherman Oaks. Billy does great impressions, tells hilarious stories, and has one of the most creative and inventive comedy acts around.

August 22, 7:00pm

Carole Bufford

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One of the most sought after performers in the New York cabaret & jazz scene. Her shows continually earn her rave reviews from The New York Times. She is the recipient of Nightlife, Bistro, and Broadway World awards for Outstanding Vocalist. She has appeared in all the prestigious clubs throughout the USA and made her London Debut to great critical acclaim. Recently, Carole was featured in Michael Feinstein’s Great American Songbook series at Jazz @ Lincoln Center and in numerous concerts, both at NY’s Town Hall and in California.

August 29, 7:00pm

A John Denver Tribute Starring Chris Collins

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Chris continually delights audiences with his talent, warmth and humor. Although you may detect some similarities in voice and appearance, Chris’s act is not an impersonation, but a tribute performed with integrity and fresh energy. As an award-winning singer, songwriter and entertainer, in his own right, Chris Collins earns great reviews and standing ovations as he performs throughout the USA.