The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
The Shedd Institute
868 High Street
Eugene, Oregon
Tickets: 541-434-7000
Office: 541-687-6526
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The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts is supported in part by grants from The Oregon Arts Commission & the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Arts Foundation of Western Oregon Fund at The Oregon Community Foundation.

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Breaking news...
-- The Magical Moombah returns with 4 great new shows filled with songs and antics!
-- The Jazz Kings' 20th anniversary season is ready to swing!
Coming up next...
How To Succeed...
July 31 - August 9
A thoroughly goofy story of rivalry, car (and horse) chases, threatened violence, and true love, Whoopee! made Eddie Cantor an even bigger star than he already was and gave the world two of the greatest songs of the first half of the 20th century, "Makin' Whoopee" and "Love Me Or Leave Me". Details & tickets...
Fine And Dandy
August 7-15 - Oregon Festival of American Music 2015
in the Age of Jazz, 1921-34
The 24th annual Oregon Festival of American Music reflects on the rich threads of American popular cultural during The Jazz Age, which was filled with so many fantastic musical developments one hardly knows where to begin! We offer 9 historical jazz and popular music concerts, including 2 cabaret-style party concerts, the 1928 musical comedy Whoopee!, and free films and lectures. Read more...
Steve Earle
Wednesday, August 26
Steve Earle
Steve Earle and The Dukes return to the Shedd Institute's Jaqua Concert Hall on tour is support of their 16th studio album, Terraplane (February 2015), with special guests, The Mastersons. Details & tickets...
Marcia Ball
Thursday, September 10
Marcia Ball
The Shedd is extremely please to welcome Marcia Ball back to The Jaqua Concert Hall. Ball knows how to raise roofs and tear down walls with her infectious brand of southern boogie, rollicking, roadhouse blues and heartfelt ballads. Details & tickets...
Mary Poppins
September 18 - October 4
Mary Poppins
One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical -- an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers! A perfect show for the entire family! Details & tickets...
Boswell Sisters & Dorsey Brothers, 1931
Tue August 11 - 8 pm
Rhapsody In Blue
Festival music director Jesse Cloninger, frequent guest pianist Ted Rosenthal, and a host of the Festival’s veteran vocalists and sidemen open Oregon Festival of American Music 2015 with a rich sampling of the best of the 1920s. Details & tickets...
Al Jolson & friend
Wed August 12 - 1:30 pm
Bill Hulings, Shirley Andress and Ian Whitcomb front The Jazz Kings in an afternoon of 1920s vaudeville representing its most iconic stars--Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Sophie Tucker, Fannie Brice, Eddie Cantor, and more. Details & tickets...
Bix Beiderbecke & The Wolverines
Wed August 12 - 8:00 pm
Riverboat Shuffle
The Festival hot jazz unit featuring guest trumpet Tim Clarke and vocalists Evynne Hollens and Michael Stone celebrate the best of the Midwest "hot" jazzmen of the 1920s: Bix Beiderbecke, Frankie Trumbauer, Miff Mole, and Red Nichols. Details & tickets...
Ethel Waters & Annette Hanshaw
Thu August 13 - 8:00 pm
Careless Love
Clairdee, Marisa Frantz, and Siri Vik front the Festival hot jazz unit in a tribute to three exceptional 1920s vocalist who well reflect the jazz- and blues-tinged spirit of their age: Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith, and Annette Hanshaw. Details & tickets...
Dorothy Fields & Andy Razaff
Fri August 14 - 1:30 pm
Honeysuckle Rose
Jesse Cloninger and the Festival Jazz unit, featuring Siri Vik, Clairdee and Byron Stripling pay tribute to two gifted lyricist who gave late 1920s African American Harlem and Broadway revue its best songs: Dorothy Fields and Andy Razaf. Details & tickets...
Duke Ellington
Fri August 14 - 7:00 pm
Creole Love Call
Jesse Cloninger and the Festival jazz orchestra are joined by Shirley Andress, Siri Vik, Clairdee, and Bill Hulings, for a cabaret evening that celebrate the years that The Cotton Club's featured Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. Details & tickets...
Fred & Adele Astaire
Fri August 15 - 1:30 pm
Let's Misbehave
Jesse Cloninger and The Emerald City Jazz Kings, fronted by Evynne Hollens, Shirley Andress, Michael Stone and Ian Whitcomb, offer up a delectable afternoon of late 1920s/early '30s musical theatre and revue gems. Details & tickets...
Louis Armstrong
Fri August 15 - 8:00 pm
Potato Head Blues
Renowned trumpeter and vocal stylist Byron Stripling is joined by the Festival’s hot jazz unit and jazz vocalist Clairdee in an evening of Louis Armstrong sides cut during the 1920s and early ‘30s, his most creative years. Details & tickets...
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Fri August 16 - 1:30 pm
My Blue Heaven
A new Festival tradition! Jesse Cloninger, Evynne Hollens, Marisa Frantz, Michael Stone, Bill Hulings, Ian Whitcomb, and The Emerald City Jazz Kings close OFAM 2015 with an afternoon tea party featuring the music of the great society bands of the 1920s and early ‘30s with a nod to the great crooners of the period: Ruth Etting, Helen Kane, Vaghn De Leath, Rudy Vallee, Al Bowlly, Gene Austin, and of course Bing Crosby. Details & tickets...
Upcoming Performances
July, 2015
Shedd Theatricals 2015
Fri, Jul 31 - Sun, Aug 9
August, 2015
OFAM 2015
Fine And Dandy
Fri, Aug 7 - Sun, Aug 16
NHT 2015-16
Steve Earle
Wed, Aug 26, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
September, 2015
NHT 2015-16
Marcia Ball
Thu, Sep 10, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Shedd Theatricals 2015
Mary Poppins
Fri, Sep 18 - Sun, Oct 4
NHT 2015-16
Boz Scaggs
Tue, Sep 29, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
October, 2015
NHT 2015-16
Wayne Horvitz
Fri, Oct 9, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
The Shedd Welcomes 15-16
Still Thinking
Fri, Oct 16, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
NHT 2015-16
Dar Williams
Tue, Oct 20, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Jazz Kings 15-16
Goody Goody
Thu, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 25
Shedd Presents 15-16
Lead Belly & Odetta
Wed, Oct 28, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Moombah 15-16
To Beast Or Not To Beast
Fri, Oct 30 - Sat, Oct 31
November, 2015
Shedd Presents 15-16
That's Him!
Thu, Nov 19, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
December, 2015
Shedd Theatricals 2015
White Christmas
Fri, Dec 4 - Sun, Dec 20
Jazz Kings 15-16
Swinging On A Star
Thu, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 17
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