Electric Root presents “The Sound of (Black) Music” on Friday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m. in the James K. Polk Theater, with tickets starting at $55. Recognized as among the “Best of Theater, 2021” by the New York Times, “The Sound Of (Black) Music” is a vibrant one-act concert reimagining of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical through a utopian, Afrofuturistic lens full of love. Cherished songs such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “Edelweiss,” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” are recast through a Black roots music kaleidoscope of jazz, gospel, blues, soul, funk, and Afro-beat.
“The Sound Of (Black) Music” is co-directed by Shariffa Ali and Kamilah Long, with arrangements by Mathis Picard and music direction by Vuyo Sotashe. The concert channels the singular musical gifts of some of today’s most talented Black musicians into an overflowing celebration of Black Roots music. Vocalists Vuyo Sotashe, Brianna Thomas, Charenee Wade, Alexis Lombre, and Zhanna Reed are supported by an electrifying band to bring to life the most joyous and loving presentation.
The King Bach: Truth or Dare Tour comes to TPAC’s James K. Polk Theater on Saturday, October 14, at 7:30 p.m., with tickets starting at $40. King Bach is a comedian, actor, and one of the most influential content creators on the Internet. After quickly rising to fame on Vine and gaining exposure through MTV’s hit series Wild N Out, Bach went on to star in hit films and shows such as Holidate, Greenland, The Babysitter, Meet the Blacks, Where’s the Money, and Netflix’s Sneakerheads.
Aside from entertaining through film, television, and social media, Bach debuted his hilarious style of stand-up comedy in 2010. In 2018, he headlined his first cross-country stand-up tour and followed it with the Laugh Now Laugh Later Tour in 2022. Named one of the Top Influencers by Forbes and Time Magazine with multiple awards for his comedy, Bach has captured audiences all over the world and continues to be a rising star in the entertainment industry.
Wheel of Fortune LIVE! comes to TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Wednesday, November 1, at 8:00 p.m., with tickets starting at $25. Wheel of Fortune LIVE! brings America’s Game® to your hometown! One of the greatest game shows of all time has been adapted into a stage show to give more fans access and more chances to win at “Wheel of Fortune LIVE!” Guests are randomly selected to go on stage and feel like they stepped into the game show itself.
The live stage show is the only way you can have the chance to spin a full-sized replica of the iconic Wheel. At Wheel of Fortune LIVE!, contestants are selected from the audience to go on stage for the chance to call consonants, buy vowels, and maybe even solve puzzles to win fantastic prizes, including trips to destinations like Paris and Hawaii or up to $10,000 in cash. Everyone gets in on the fun and a chance to win at Wheel of Fortune LIVE! because there are audience games too! Learn more at: wheeloffortunelive.com .