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


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



  • A "hilarious and witty" production of Neil Simon's classic by the acclaimed Walnut Street Theatre



  • New York-based Doug Varone and Dancers perform "thrilling, mesmerizing work" by renowned choreographer Doug Varone