Forbes Fat Tuesday

A Mardi Gras Celebration

Tuesday, February 9 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL


ARTWORK BY AMANDA R. WILSON

An annual event in New Orleans for two centuries, Mardi Gras comes to the Forbes Center for the first time ever! Forbes Fat Tuesday celebrates the music of “The Big Easy” with contemporary and traditional jazz selections performed by JMU’s Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Chuck Dotas. Come prepared to don a decorative mask and colorful beads in this fun, festive concert for the entire family!

A Forbes Family Fun event.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • American Shakespeare Center Wins Forbes Center's 2016 Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award



  • The Havana Cuba All-Stars bring the music of their rich culture to America for the first time!



  • Renowned British actor Julian Sands delivers a solo tour-de-force in "A Celebration of Harold Pinter" 



  • Experience masterful musicianship by the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine!