Performing Arts at Sewanee

For more than five decades the Performing Arts Series has brought Sewanee a wide array of the world’s finest artists. From famous names to new faces, from the classic to the avant-garde, the Series offers Sewanee students and community members a rich sampling of the contemporary musical and theatrical scene. Through the Performing Arts Series, Sewanee expresses its conviction that live artistic performance is a powerful tool for education and an essential component of a vibrant community.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Central.

Ticket information

Ticket prices are $25/adult, $20/senior and $10/student. Sewanee faculty, staff and students are admitted free with university ID. Tickets are available at the door or may be ordered online (see links below). All seating is general admission; please arrive early for the best seating.

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The University of the South is located just minutes from I-24 atop the Cumberland Plateau between Nashville (1.5 hours from campus) and Chattanooga (45 minutes from campus), in Sewanee, Tennessee. Sewanee is on Central Time.

This Season's Events

Monica Bill Barnes & Company perform
Sep 12, 2013 7:30 pm


The Blind Boys of Alabama in concert
Sep 21, 2013 7:30 pm


Hereford Cathedral Choir in concert
Nov 1, 2013 7:30 pm


Anoushka Shankar in concert
Nov 8, 2013 7:30 pm


Virtuoso organist Jeremy Filsell
Nov 22, 2013 7:30 pm


Performance by Koresh Dance Company
Feb 23, 2014 7:30 pm


Pianist Jeremy Denk in concert - CANCELLED
Apr 15, 2014 7:30 pm