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Best Shows Jul 17 - Sep 17

in Providence

Nas with the Rhode Island Philharmonic at Providence Performing Arts Center

Nas with the Rhode Island Philharmonic

In 1994 Nas released his debut album Illmatic. One of the defining records of '90s hip-hop, the album showcased the rapper's meticulous rhymes and cutting social commentary over loose, jazzy beats, on tracks like the iconic 'NY State of Mind'. The album received universal acclaim and is frequently named as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time, cementing his status as one of the genre's most talented voices. Witness legendary tracks from this and the rest of his groundbreaking back-catalog in the grandest fashion, as the seminal rapper performs live with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra!

Glenn Miller Orchestra at Stadium Performing Arts Center

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra has been consistently touring since forming in 1956, and now is your chance to witness one of the most popular bands in the world as they come to a town near you. The band's unique jazz sound and arrangement make them highly sought after, even more so now that they're bringing a night of nostalgia and swing.

Brett Goldstein at Providence Performing Arts Center

Brett Goldstein

Emmy award-winning actor, director, writer, and comedian Brett Goldstein is bringing his stand-up to you on the second leg of the tour 'The Second Best Night of Your Life'! The tour, being a hit and selling out venues in 2023, he's decided to continue into 2024. A true jack of all trades, you'd be a fool to miss his return to the comedy stage.

Patton Oswalt at Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Patton Oswalt

Comedian, writer and actor Patton Oswalt has spent the last decade headlining comedy clubs and theaters all over America in addition to nine seasons playing the role of Spence on CBS's hit show, King of Queens. He also voiced "Remy the Rat," the lead voice in Pixar's blockbuster hit, Ratatouille. From pop culture trivia to politics, there is rarely a subject on which he isn't well-versed and guaranteed to make his audiences consider, long after the laughter has finished.

Cirque Du Soleil - Ovo at Amica Mutual Pavilion

Cirque Du Soleil - Ovo

OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects' home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion. Be drawn into this incredible world of color and mystery!

1964 The Tribute at Jane Pickens Theater

1964 The Tribute

1964 The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt-Pepper era, 1964 The Tribute live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter.

Rosanne Cash at Greenwich Odeum

Rosanne Cash

She may have a legend for a father, but Rosanne Cash is iconic in her own right. As a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, she has forged a career on her own terms for over three decades. Exploring the country that belies her roots, but also finding success as a crossover artist, taking folk, blues, and gospel influences and winding them into an incredibly strong back catalog.

The Gaslight Anthem at The Strand Ballroom and Theatre

The Gaslight Anthem

New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem are back out on the road this summer! Emerging in 2007 with their debut Sink or Swim, it was their follow-up effort The '59 Sound that the band truly came into its own. Topping a lot of critics' 'Best of' lists for 2008, it's still regarded as their finest moment thus far, a wonderfully full-throttle take on Springsteen-Esque Heartland Rock. Indeed, the Boss himself seemed to share this opinion, as he joined the band live on stage at The Glastonbury Festival to perform the album's title track.

Whiskey Myers at Ryan Center

Whiskey Myers

The Palestine, TX-based Southern rock and Red Dirt country band are hitting the road in 2024, in support of their latest effort, Tornillo. First formed in 2008 by lead Cody Jennings and his friend Cody Tate, they took inspiration from the musical stylings of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams Jr., and Waylon Jennings, but soon moved into formulating their own unique take on Southern rock music. Their biggest single to date, Ballad of a Southern Man, was spawned by their second album, Firewater in 2011.

Killers of Kill Tony at Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Killers of Kill Tony

Tony Hinchcliffe's one-of-a-kind podcast, Kill Tony is going on tour this summer to a town near you. In a show like no other, amateur comics and audience members will have a chance to have their names pulled out of a bucket to perform a sixty-second set, and after will be critiqued by the panel of guest judges. The podcast regularly has huge guests, with people like Dr. Phil, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, and Post Malone making appearances. If you want to see comedy in the making, this is the night for you!

Richard Marx at Stadium Performing Arts Center

Richard Marx

It's two-for-one on eighties heartthrobs as Richard Marx and Rick Springfield team up to bring you all their hits on an extra special acoustic tour, hitting venues nationwide this summer. So expect an evening of romance and nostalgia as the 'Hold On To The Lights' and 'Jessie's Girl' singers put on a show for you!

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