In-Person Events

NOTE: Where indicated, some of the events are Drive-in concerts.

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Strawberry Fields

Thursday, June 23, 2022, 7pm

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Strawberry Fields is the closest you can get to seeing the Beatles perform live. These four acclaimed musicians deliver a unique theatrical experience.  They take audiences of all ages on a chronological journey through the Beatles timeless catalogue. The use of costumes, and vintage instrumentation and amplification, delivers a truly authentic audio and visual experience. Strawberry Fields consists of case members from the Broadway and touring companies of the hit musical Beatlemania. They have performed throughout the country and around the world, most notably at Shea Stadium, Citifield, Fenway Park, and Yankee Stadium.  Strawberry Fields also holds a record for the longest running Beatles Show on Broadway, having performed its legendary “Beatles Brunch” for 19 consecutive years at BB Kings in Times Square, NYC. Sponsored by Councilmember Robert Holden. Raindate 6/27/22, 7pm.

Free

Location

Juniper Valley Park

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Rubix Kube: The Eighties Strike Back!

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 7pm

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For over a decade, RUBIX KUBE has taken the universe by storm as the most original ‘80s tribute band of all time! Its one-of-a-kind, interactive The EIGHTIES STRIKE BACK Show captivates audiences of all ages. More than just a cover band, The EIGHTIES STRIKE BACK Show is like the rad lovechild of a Rock concert and a Broadway musical! RUBIX KUBE is led by a dynamic male & female duo of karma chameleons, able to transform in the-blink-of-an-eye into any of your favorite ‘80s icons. Imagine Madonna, Michael Jackson, Cher, Prince, Devo, Bon Jovi, Boy George, Paula Abdul, and Guns N’ Roses performing together on the same stage! Talented musicians decked out in vibrant & vintage threads, the KUBE is able to crank out ’80s Pop, Rock, New Wave, Dance and Metal hits, just like the originals. Raindate 7/11/22, 7pm.

Free

Location

Juniper Valley Park

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Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 7pm

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Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show is the international touring tribute to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard highly ranked production has over 20 years touring experience with over 4000 performances worldwide to its credit. Their client list includes the USA's top casinos, performing arts centers, concert halls, fairs, festivals and corporate engagements. With remarkable performers the likes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and company, this cast brings a colorful, energetic and authentic performance to all of the classic Rolling Stones’ hits. Featured in dozens of national magazines, newspapers and with regular appearances on television, do not miss – Satisfaction! Raindate 7/18/22, 7pm.

Free

Location

Juniper Valley Park

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A Disney Singalong Tribute

Sunday, August 14, 2022, 11am

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The Disney Singalong Tribute is the ultimate Disney experience band for Disney fanatics of all ages. The band’s repertoire covers all 82 years of the Disney canon, including favorites from The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Frozen. The group performs in full costume with band members dressing up as characters from the films. The “Little Mermen” tour nationally to sold out crowds of cosplayers and casual fans alike. Founded by singer/songwriter Alexis Babini, The Little Mermen throw enchanted events that are jam-packed with nostalgic fun and sing-alongs. Hailed by BuzzFeed and Time Out New York as the premiere Disney cover experience, they’ve even won praise from none other than Disney.com and Alan Menken himself. Sponsored by District 19, with special thanks to Councilmember Vickie Paladino. Bell Boulevard and 41st Avenue in Bayside, Queens, NY (LIRR Station). 

Free

Location

Bell Blvd. & 41st Street, Bayside

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The Movin' Out Band Starring Wade Preston

Sunday, September 18, 2022, 5pm

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FREE CONCERT AT FORT TOTTEN IN BAYSIDE
Direct from Billy Joel‘s Broadway hit Movin’ Out, Wade Preston delivers an exciting show with time honored favorites. It’s not often a man can sit in front of a piano and command full attention, but Preston can drop a stadium full of jaws, keeping his audiences engaged and participating. Wade played the Piano Man role in Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp’s Broadway hit Movin’ Out for its entire 3 ½ year run, and starred in the national tour road show. Today he reunites with the Movin’ Out Band™, to pay tribute to the one and only Billy Joel! This concert is being sponsored by Councilmember Vickie Paladino. Bring your own chairs! Rain date 9/24/22.

Free

Location

Fort Totten Park, Bayside Queens

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The MJ Experience

Saturday, February 4, 2023, 8pm

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The MJ Experience celebrates the music and dancing of the legendary “King of Pop.” This multimedia theatrical experience takes audiences on a visual and musical Journey through the life of Michael Jackson - the greatest entertainer of all time. This high energy production is dedicated to preserving his legacy. Starring Joby Rogers, the only tribute artist to ever appear as Michael on the Cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, no other performer has been able to more closely match the mannerisms and dancing style of the King of Pop. The MJ Experience embraces the audience in a wave of visual and musical excitement. MJ’s intricate “step for step” choreography is re-created and performed by the most talented dancers in the industry. Having appeared on multiple TV shows, and in magazines around the world, Joby is the most recognized Michael Jackson Tribute Artist. All of Michael Jackson’s iconic dances will be seen again, from his signature moonwalk in Billie Jean, to Thriller’s zombie dance.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Peabo Bryson Live!

Saturday, February 11, 2023, 8pm

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For nearly three decades, Peabo Bryson has been the undisputed master of the romantic ballad. Now, for the first time, a career-spanning concert of his favorite hit songs comes to QPAC. A two-time Grammy Award winner, and with twenty albums to his credit, Peabo Bryson has enjoyed unprecedented international success. Bryson has the distinction of being the first artist in music history to have different albums top four unrelated music charts. Prepare to hear all of your favorites including: Tonight I Celebrate My Love, Beauty And The Beast, I’m So Into You, A Whole New World, Ain’t Nobody and many more. This will be a Valentine’s Day weekend to be remembered.

$50 - $75

Location

QPAC

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Teatro Lirico D'Europa: Madama Butterfly

Sunday, March 12, 2023, 3pm

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The most performed opera in the United States, Madama Butterfly is one of opera’s most enduring tales of unrequited love. Audiences never seem to get tired of her, and opera companies could not survive without her.  The entire opera is set from the point of view of the title character, Cio Cio San, who falls in love with American naval officer Pinkerton. Enduring both shame and sorrow, she decides to take destiny into her own hands--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  The drama, accompanied by Puccini’s emotionally charged musical score, portrays the dangers of misguided love, and a brave pursuit of a better life.  Fully staged production with orchestra.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Melissa Manchester with special guest Billy Stritch

Sunday, March 19, 2023, 3pm

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Grammy Award winning artist Melissa Manchester graduated from the High School of Performing Arts, entered New York University and studied songwriting from none other than Paul Simon. While working as a solo singer/pianist in NY, she met Barry Manilow and Bette Midler. She became one of Bette Midler's backup singers and six months later had a recording contract. Her smash hit singles include: Midnight Blue, Through The Eyes Of Love and Don't Cry Out Loud to name a few. Her songs have been recorded by Barbra Streisand, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis, Cleo Laine and Barbara Cook, among many others. Melissa Manchester starred in Andrew Lloyd Weber's Song And Dance and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeny Todd, co-starred with Bette Midler in the film For The Boys, had a recurring role in the hit television series Blossom, composed for Disney and so much more.

Joining Melissa is award-winning composer, arranger, vocalist and jazz pianist of extraordinary range Billy Stritch. With a resume that reads like a who's who in show business, Billy has accomplished Mel Torme, Tony Bennett on the piano, arranged for Liza Minnelli, won a Grammy for the country song Does He Love You recorded by Reba McEntire, and appeaed on Broadway in 42nd Street.

Be present for this special event when friends Melissa Manchester and Billy Stritch perform their hits, and dazzle us with classics from the Great American Songbook!

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox

Saturday, March 25, 2023, 8pm

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When New York City pianist Scott Bradlee created Postmodern Jukebox out of a basement in Queens in 2011, his goal was simple: to remake the pop hits of today into the classic sounds of the legends of yesterday. Miley Cyrus became The Platters. Bruno Mars became Frank Sinatra. The Spice Girls became The Andrews Sisters. Guns ’n’ Roses became Bessie Smith.

Now, nearly a decade later, Postmodern Jukebox has grown to become a pop culture mainstay in its own right, having played over a thousand shows on six continents worldwide — including acclaimed venues like Radio City Music Hall, Sydney Opera House, and Red Rocks Amphitheater. In the process, PMJ has introduced audiences to many of the world’s greatest singers, dancers, and instrumentalists — many of whom have gone on to become stars in their own right. One part celebration of vintage music and culture, one part “’Saturday Night Live’ for singers”, a Postmodern Jukebox show is an unforgettable trip back in time that makes Pop Music History.

$45 - $100

Location

QPAC

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The Modern Gentlemen

Sunday, March 26, 2023, 3pm

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These four gentlemen have been the voices appearing alongside the legendary Frankie Valli for the last decade. Hand-picked to tour the world with the rock and roll legend, Valli knew instantly that the vocal blend of these four highly accomplished singers was uniquely beautiful in a dramatic and striking way. Not since the sounds of the Four Seasons or the Bee Gees has there been a group with this much vocal chemistry. Individually, Landon Beard, Todd Fournier and brothers Brian and Brandon Brigham have extensive Broadway, television and film credits. On stage together, they bring their charm, high energy and spot-on vocals, performing classic pop, rock and doo wop songs for a modern audience.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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The Kings of Soul and Swing

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 8pm

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Julius Thomas lll (Hamilton) and Mark Kopitzke (Glenn Miller Band), join forces for an evening of song and fun. These two magnetic forces offer up songs from Michael Bublé, and Earth, Wind and Fire to Stevie Wonder and the sounds of Motown. Julius Thomas III currently stars as Alexander Hamilton in the mega hit, Hamilton: An American Musical. He is a Broadway Theatre veteran, having appeared in the original companies of The Scottsboro Boys, Porgy & Bess, and as the lead in the smash hit, Motown The Musical. Mark Kopitzke has tallied over 200 performances with The Glenn Miller Orchestra throughout Australia, Thailand, New Zealand and the Philippines. He evokes 1940’s nostalgia with the West Coast’s hottest little big band, Phat Cat Swinger, Tom Kubis Big Band and the Rock/Soul sensation the Empire Groove Orchestra. When these two musical giants collide, the result is pure magic.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Georgian State Dance

Sunday, April 2, 2023, 3pm

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Dive into the enchanting world of dance, through a variety of folk performances representing the different aspects of Georgian life. The program integrates both traditional and modern dances from various regions of the country.  For decades, audiences around the world have been mesmerized by the dexterity, acrobatics, stunts grace and skill effortlessly executed by these performers. With exciting and varied choreography, this new program combines perfectly synchronized movements of the troupe, with the stunning romanticism of courting couples who float gracefully across the stage. This American debut is not to be missed!

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus

Friday, April 7, 2023, 8pm

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For the last thirty two years, THE PEKING ACROBATS have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. The time-honored Chinese music coalesces with high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, creating an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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New York Cantors

Sunday, April 16, 2023, 3pm

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These young cantors, all rising stars in the American Jewish music scene, are brought together for a concert of Jewish sacred and secular music. The New York Cantors, all serving synagogues in New York, are: Brooklyn- born Yaakov (Yanky) Lemmer, Head Cantor of the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City; Netanel Hershtik, Cantor at The Hampton Synagogue, Westhampton Beach, New York; and Chaim Dovid Berson, chief cantor at the prestigious Kehilath Jeshurun Synagogue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Some of the most beautiful songs in the Jewish musical history are prayers sung by cantors during shabbat services. For this concert these ancient songs have been given splendid new arrangements by the accomplished Dutch composer/arranger Bob Zimmerman. The program also includes favorite secular songs evoking memories of Jewish tradition and its rich musical culture, as well as music with a nod to Broadway. The New York Cantors concert reprises an earlier project for PBS in The Portuguese Synagogue, Cantors, A Faith in Song. That ground-breaking recording became a popular staple of PBS station programming following its premiere in 2003.

$40 - $75

Location

QPAC

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Neil Berg's Woodstock Revisited

April 22, 2023, 8pm

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Relive what became the most iconic musical festival of all time – The Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The epic event later known simply as Woodstock, became synonymous with the counterculture movement of the 1960’s. This program includes musical tributes to Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Santana, The Greatful Dead, Blood, Sweat & Tears and many others. Woodstock defined a generation of music, in a world that was rapidly changing. In a time of conflict and uncertainty, this epic concert was exactly what a divided nation needed. Under the direction of Producer, Arranger, Neil Berg, get ready for two hours of peace and music.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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A Toast To Steve & Eydie

Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3pm

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Before there was Beyoncé and Jay Z, or Sonny and Cher, there was a couple whose solo careers were magnificent, but on tour together there were no other performers who could thrill an audience the way they did. Over the course of their forty-plus year career together, entertainers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé left an indelible impression on popular music in America. Although each an accomplished vocalist in their own right, they are most widely recognized for their duets. Steve and Eydie were the recipients of many professional honors, including multiple Emmy and Grammy Awards. Celebrating the music of Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé, with songs like This Could Be The Start Of Something Big, Besame Mucho, Sentimental Journey, Our Love Is Here To Stay, is their son David Lawrence, and Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte!

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Bee Gees Gold

Saturday, April 29, 2023, 8pm

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Backed by a live band, the Bee Gees Gold Tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique falsettos and the songs that made them legends. John Acosta has performed as Barry Gibb all over the world. His portrayal of the lead singer has a zest for detail like no other. From the face to the falsetto Acosta’s portrayal of Barry Gibb is spot on! Joining him is Daryl Borges (Robin) and Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb. The Bee Gees Gold Tribute is the ultimate salute and opportunity to experience the Bee Gees in their prime once again. Get ready to be wowed by their magic, and enjoy all of the hits including the disco classics Stayin' Alive, You Should Be Dancing, Night Fever and others.

$30 - $55

Location

QPAC

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Kol Esperanza: Rejoice!

Sunday, April 30, 2023, 3pm

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The Israeli based vocal group (whose name means “Voice of Hope”), will be returning to QPAC following their successful tours in Israel, Germany and Central America.  This classically trained, operatic pop ensemble, can sing it all!  The program reflects their astonishing vocal versatility, with selections of Israeli favorites, Jewish classics, Broadway showstoppers, opera crossovers, American standards and pop hits performed expertly by a company hand-picked by Israeli born composer, pianist, arranger and musical producer Tomer Adaddi. More than just a concert, Kol Esperanza is an international phenomenon.  Be there to experience this vibrant, moving and uplifting program. Co-sponsored by the Kupferberg Holocaust Center. 

$30 - $55

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QPAC

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Tito Puente, Jr.

Friday, May 5, 2023, 8pm

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If his father, Tito Puente, was the Rey del Timbale (King of Timbale), then surely we have the prince in our midst. Rather than shy away from his father’s profound impact on Latin music, his son embraces the legacy and works to keep it alive. The heartfelt mission is fueled by passion. “There was magic in the music my father made. It made people happy all over the world.” His reverent and energetic 2004 album In My Father’s Shoes, is a loving tribute to the songs his father played around the world.  Even as he keeps the flame burning for his father’s music, Tito Jr. is coming into his own with originality. With a nod to the past and an embrace of the new, he’s making his own waves on the Latin/Tropical scene with his newest record, Got Mambo? Get ready for an evening of vibrant, exciting music and let’s celebrate Cinco De Mayo!

$30 - $55

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QPAC

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The Commodores

Saturday, May 6, 2023, 8pm

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Legends and icons for over 50 years! 70 million albums sold, 7 #1 hits, Pop and Motown legends live at QPAC! One of the greatest Motown and R&B/Funk artists of all time, The Commodores’ Walter “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas, and William “WAK” King have influenced artists both young and old and in all genres with their classic songs. The Commodores brand is bigger than ever as they continue to blaze trails all over the world. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most successful vocal groups of all time, as The Commodores continue to thrill audiences with their Greatest Hits Tour Live! including hits Sail On, Machine Gun and Brick House!

$45 - $100

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QPAC

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Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross

Sunday, May 7, 2023, 3pm

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Ruben Studdard is an American R&B, pop and gospel singer. He rose to fame as winner of the second season of American Idol and received a Grammy Award nomination in December 2003 for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Superstar”. In the years following Idol, Studdard has released six studio albums, including his platinum-selling debut, Soulful. He is most well-known for his recording career, but has also segued into television and stage work. Most notably, he starred in the 2008 national tour revival of Ain’t Misbehavin, which spawned a Grammy-nominated soundtrack. His most current album Ruben Sings Luther (a tribute to Luther Vandross), was released in the spring of 2018. He continues to tour in support of his tribute project - An Evening of Luther Vandross – performing the hit songs Always & Forever, A House Is Not A Home, Here and Now, Love Won’t Let Me Wait, Never Too Much and more.

$30 - $55

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QPAC

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Notes on this season:

  • Your safety is our priority. Since the pandemic began, we've collaborated with medical professionals, invested in venue upgrades, and put new procedures in place to protect our guests, staff, volunteers and artists. Should an event be cancelled, patrons will have the option to request a refund for their tickets, request an exchange for another event, or receive a credit on their account to be used on a later date. The shows will go on, but only if we are sure your safety is not in question.
  • Tickets purchased for performances through the end of May, 2023 are eligible for an exchange or a refund through June 30, 2023. This policy provides flexibility in the event a guest may be unable to attend a show due to illness, travel restrictions, or any other circumstances. Our guests may feel confident purchasing tickets in advance knowing this exchange or refund policy is in effect if they cannot attend the date and time originally purchased.
  • When you request an exchange or a refund, the request will be approved with no questions asked and no additional service fees assessed provided the request meets the terms and conditions outlined on QPAC’s website.
  • Having just completed a major renovation to the theater, we can successfully accommodate patrons with disabilities. Please inquire as to accessible seating. By revamping our venue, changes to the theater's seating, concession, box office, restrooms, lighting and sound will also be noticeable.
  • QPAC values the safety of our audiences, artists, and staff. It regularly updates its COVID protocols and procedures based on CDC, federal, state, city, and other scientific data. QPAC reserves the right to alter safety protocols at any time and at its sole discretion including but not limited to social distancing, vaccines/testing, masks, food service limitations, venue capacity, and entrance requirements as it deems appropriate.
  • Any changes to our schedule, will be posted on our website, on social media, in our phone messages, and sent to you via email. Please make sure to supply us with a valid email address. Thank you for your support and for being a valued member of our QPAC community.

All Programs, Artists and Dates subject to change!