Aiken County Calendar of Events

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Joye In Aiken: Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

The March Festival week opens in the highest of high style with the inimitable trumpet talent and vocal charm of Festival favorites Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III. The duo will relive classic moments in the work of jazz greats including Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee and Dean Martin.

Joye In Aiken: The Joye of Jazz

The Willcox 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC, United States

Joye in Aiken's signature event fills the Southeast's most elegant jazz venue with the prodigious talents of young Juilliard-trained pianist Isaiah J. Thompson (2023 winner of the American Pianists Awards and the Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz) and those of a slate of other equally renowned jazz artists. Tickets $125 Lobby $100 Dining Room (with […]

Joye In Aiken: Sybarite5 String Quintet

Aiken's First Baptist Church 120 Chesterfield St., N, Aiken, United States

The surprise smash hit of the 2022 season, superbly accomplished chamber ensemble Sybarite5 defies categorization as it presents its stunning reinventions of works by composers as disparate as Radiohead, Coltrane, Komitas, Piazzolla, and Pete Seeger.

Joye In Aiken: Juilliard Returns! Serenissima: Vocal and Instrumental Music from 17th Century Venice

St. John's United Methodist Church SC, United States

Celebrating our unique and close relationship with the world's most prestigious performing arts conservatory, we once again welcome students from Juilliard's Historical Performance and Vocal Arts Departments. Join us for a program developed by Juilliard specifically for our audiences, featuring the exciting stars of the school's 2024 opera season, as well as fascinating performances on […]

Joye In Aiken: Sanctuary Concert

Aiken First Presbyterian Church 224 Barnwell Ave. NW, Aiken, SC, United States

Free to all comers, this noon concert is a perfect showcase for the extraordinary talents of Juilliard's vocal students. Here they demonstrate their lighter side, in fun selections from musical theater and the American Songbook.

Joye In Aiken: Sam Reider and the Human Hands

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

A 21st century folk music orchestra featuring a rotating cast of some of the brightest names in jazz, bluegrass, classical, and world music, pianist/accordionist/composer Sam Reider's genre-bending acoustic ensemble quickly became an audience favorite in its first appearances here. Intensely melodic, often wildly exuberant and always dizzyingly virtuosic, their performances have been called "a mashup […]

Joye In Aiken: Parsons Dance

Aiken Community Theatre 126 Newberry St Sw, Aiken, SC, United States

Led by Artistic Director David Parsons, "one of the great movers of modern dance" (The New York Times), this company is renowned all over the world for its youthful energy and athleticism. Fittingly for Joye in Aiken, Parsons Dance is all about joy, creating experiences that are charming, uplifting, affirming and exhilarating.

Joye In Aiken: Paul Jacobs

St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church 125 Pendleton Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

Aiken's favorite organist brings the Festival to a thrilling finish, demonstrating once again why he is considered the world's greatest living practitioner of the instrument, and why Juilliard selected him as the youngest-ever chair of the school's Organ Department. Join us as the Festival week comes to an unforgettable conclusion. American organist Paul Jacobs is […]