The Cabarrus Arts Council is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural arts programs that celebrate the rich diversity of our county and our world. The arts council programs and operates the Davis Theatre and The Galleries, conducts one of North Carolina's largest art-in-education programs for both the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops, and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art.
First Davis Theatre Family Matinee March 15
The Davis Theatre will present its first family matinee Saturday, March 15, at 3 p.m. The performance will feature Trout Fishing in America, a Grammy-nominated musical duo whose program has nothing to do with fishing. The pair, Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood, plays some of the best children’s and family music around. With songs like “My Hair Had a Party Last Night,” “Hello, My Chicken Thinks He’s a Dog” and “When I Was a Dinosaur,” they have won the hearts of children and their parents all over America.
Brand New Opry at the Davis Theatre March 6
The very popular Brand New Opry bluegrass show is returning to the Davis Theatre Thursday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m., for its final performance of the 2013-14 season. Brand New Opry is an all bluegrass performance hosted by Jeff Whittington and featuring an all-star line-up of some of the best musicians in our area: Whittington, banjo; John Culbreath, fiddle; Pete Corum, bass: Mike Wood, guitar; and Jason Wood, mandolin.
Performance: Brand New Opry
Thursday, March 6
The best bluegrass show around featuring Jeff Whittington.
Family Performance: Trout Fishing in America
Saturday, March 15
Children's music from a Grammy-nominated duo.
Want to volunteer for the arts council?
The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...