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MIM Music Theater

ACOUSTICALLY SUPERB! Immerse yourself in the sounds of the world in the state-of-the-art MIM Music Theater. Offering spacious seating and exceptional acoustics, the intimate 300-seat theater showcases an inspiring array of live concerts by major artists from around the globe. MIM also offers workshops, films, lectures, and interactive performances that draw guests deeper into global musical traditions and trends.

Upcoming Shows for MIM Music Theater

  • Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

    The English Beat [SOLD OUT]

    The English Beat has an energetic mix of musical styles and a sound like no other band. The group’s unique sound has allowed it to endure for nearly three decades and appeal to fans, young and old, all over the world.

    The Beat first came to prominence as founding members of the British two-tone ska movement, with their classic first album, Just Can’t Stop It, fitting squarely in that genre. Along with their contemporaries the Specials, the Selecter, and Madness, the band became an overnight sensation and one of the most popular and influential bands of that movement.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

    Lorrie Morgan

    Lorrie Morgan has long been the envy of her peers for her lustrous vocal phrasing and the down-to-earth believability of her torchy performances. Her new album, "Letting Go . . . Slow", can match any of her earlier efforts as her latest performances are among the most vibrant of her career. The album is divided equally between new songs and her reinventions of country classics.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017

    Jonatha Brooke

    Jonatha Brooke has been writing songs, making records, and touring since her early days in Boston with her band The Story, which released two albums, Grace in Gravity and The Angel in the House, on Elektra Records. In 1995, she released Plumb, the first of two solo albums on MCA/Universal, followed by Ten Cent Wings in 1997. In 1999, she started her own independent label, Bad Dog Records, and has since released six more albums. Her acclaimed album, The Works, combined previously unheard and unpublished Woody Guthrie lyrics with her own music and arrangements.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

    Las Migas

    The four women of Las Migas come from four different cities that span not only the geography of Spain but also its cultural diversity: Barcelona, Sevilla, Córdoba, and Lérida. The two Andalusians play the guitar: Marta Robles, the quartet’s original member, and Alicia Grillo, the most recent addition and youngest musician of the group. The two Catalans are Alba Carmona (vocals) and Roser Loscos (violin). They all came to the group with one common passion: flamenco. You can hear it in the rhythms of the guitarists, the fluttering violin lines, and the raw power of the vocals. Carmona is also a gifted dancer.

    Recently launched, the new Las Migas live show contains many surprises. For the first time, Carmona presents special choreography featuring dance and vocals, filled with sensuality and self-confidence. The concert begins with a very intimate and personal approach and, as it builds in emotional intensity, it showcases the exquisite, heartfelt style that has always characterized the music of Las Migas.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

    MIM Musical Interludes Series: “Metal Music” featuring the B1 Duo

    The transforming experience of “Metal Music” takes audiences inside the sounds of solid metal objects. Garth Paine and Simone Mancuso of B1 Duo morph these large impenetrable outer objects into intimate, fragile, rich, and bold timbres, texture, and musical forms. The composition and performance of this music is as much about the physical bodily sensation of sound as it is about the composed musical ideas.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

    Sarah Jarosz Opening + The Brother Brothers

    Texas-born Sarah Jarosz has earned her credibility in the world where contemporary folk, Americana, and roots music intersect. Her reputation is built on three fronts: she is a gifted multi-instrumentalist (mandolin, octave mandolin, guitar, and banjo), an expressive and distinctive vocalist, and an accomplished songwriter. A frequent guest on the radio program A Prairie Home Companion, Jarosz has also appeared on several television shows, such as Austin City Limits, the BBC’s Transatlantic Sessions, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. In 2017, she won two GRAMMY Awards for Best Folk Album and for Best American Roots Performance.

  • Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

    Regina Carter: Simply Ella

    Regina Carter is the foremost jazz violinist of her generation. Her quest for beauty, combined with her passion for excellence, did not escape the attention of the MacArthur Foundation, which awarded her its prestigious fellowship “genius grant.” Carter’s recent release, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, and touring program, “Simply Ella,” mark the hundredth birthday of a musical legend. The program celebrates the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald—the source of Carter’s musical inspiration.

  • Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017

    Freddy Cole Quartet

    Freddy Cole is a swinging jazz pianist and vocalist and a true American treasure! The youngest brother of Nat King Cole, Freddy is one of the most compelling musical storytellers and a highly esteemed poet of the Great American Songbook. His suave, smoky, elegant vocals are among the most respected in jazz, and with his internationally renowned musical quartet, he promises a thrilling, swinging night with his signature class and style.

  • Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

    Phoenix Boys Choir Masters

    In this performance, the Phoenix Boys Choir Masters will showcase music from America’s past, featuring songs by Stephen Foster as well as spirituals and gospel songs. In addition, the group will explore music from different centuries written or arranged for male voices. They will pay tribute to the late composer Leonard Cohen by presenting his “Hallelujah” and showcase a variety of love songs, such as “Georgia on My Mind” and “Surfer Girl.” They will also present “Geographical Fugue,” an avant-garde piece by Ernst Toch. This is sure to be an enjoyable and entertaining evening with music for every taste.

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