Concerts & Events at GCT

Kids from 1 to 92 always find something to love about our ever growing Concert & Event series! 

“Lunchbreak” Concerts are always on a Friday 12-1pm for $10

Evening Concerts vary in price and often have more than one performance & Events vary in price but are usually on a Saturday.

Creative Partner Donors of Producer level and higher get a discount on these tickets! Just ask the box office at 901-453-7447

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
"Spring-Along" Lunchbreak

Memphis Symphony Orchestra returns with an POPA style hour irresistible favorites sure to have you singing along! Come celebrate spring and enjoy singing along to tunes everyone is sure to know from the Beatles, Broadway and beyond! 
 
Make your plans now to bring the whole family, school groups or any social group. These mid day hour long concerts are becoming a very popular way to enjoy a Friday.
 
Showtime 12-1pm Fri. March 8th 
Tickets only $10 general admission
FREE Coffee and Cookies thanks to Congregation Coffee & Teresa Jordan!
 
Call 901-453-7447 if you have mobility needs or a large group so we can best accommodate you!

Crazy Games & Silly Prizes Show!

Magic Mr. Nick amazed and amused you with his Dr. Wacky Science Show last Halloween but this time he’s left the lab behind and created a game show fun for any age!

Bring the family or your group and dive into hilarious and energized kiddo friendly trivia and fun challenges with real prizes and unforgettable good times! PLUS One lucky kiddo will get to go in the cash machine!!

This one hour show is bound to be your favorite event of the spring! Don’t miss this playfully competitive opportunity to win big and have a blast with Magic Mr. Nick’s Crazy Games & Silly Prizes Show!
 
Saturday March 9th at 10:30am or 1pm 
 
Tickets are only $10 in advance and $15 day of show so get those tickets now!
Great for birthdays, or school, scout and sport groups!

Alexis Grace in Concert

Memphis Flyer Best Singer in Memphis 2023 and former American Idol semifinalist, Alexis Grace takes the stage unveiling some brand new music from her upcoming album “Smoke and Mirrors” along with covers and originals that move her heart. This incredible Memphis musician has played stages near and far, but GCT & Alexis have created this one night only unforgettable acoustic experience for you to enjoy.

March 24th, 2024 at 7pm
Lobby bar opens for cocktail hour at 6pm
Premium seats $30 (closer to stage + FREE signed CD)
Regular seating $20.
 
This 90 minute folk, blues, rock, pop concert will have you swaying and smiling ear to ear as her sultry voice and alt rock energy take you on a musical journey. To learn more about Alexis and her music click this link and get ready to fall in love with Memphis’s best https://linktr.ee/kiddogirl 
 
Tickets make great gifts and concerts make a wonderful night out with friends and family. Mark your calendars and don’t miss this one of a kind setting and experience

Hot Foot Honeys "Sound Matter" Tap Concert

In collaboration with Germantown Community Theatre, the Hot Foot Honeys present SOUND MATTER: A Tap Dance Concert. Hot Foot Honeys Tap Dance Company was founded in 2012 by Marianne Bell, and under the new direction of Brooke Jerome and Sara Sims, continues to preserve, promote, and perform rhythm tap dance across the Mid-South. 

SOUND MATTER features performances by Erin Billingsley, Katie Cowden, Susan Elswick, Brooke Jerome, Meredith Keaton, Kennedy McCaskill, Jelissa Myers, Graycie Pegram, Sara Sims, Elizabeth Smithers, Laura Testino, Olivia Wilkinson, and Faith Wood, with guest artists. This unique concert will be an electric and beautiful display of dance you won’t forget! 
 
Keep an eye on social media for updates on the creation and rehearsal of this one of a kind show just for the GCT stage! Our space is perfect for their artistic, lyrical and thrilling shows. Hot Foot Honeys take tap to the next level every time! Get to know them through their social media here https://www.facebook.com/HotFootHoneys/videos 
 
Sat. April 27th at 2pm
Sun. April 28th at 7pm
Tickets just $15 
 
Tickets make great gifts and this show may inspire a young tapper in your life or thrill your friends and family with magnetic movement!

PAST CONCERTS during Season 52, 2023/2024

Big River Crossing

GCT Welcomes back crowd favorite Big River Crossing!

Phillip & Peter Himebook, Josh Quinn, Andy Owens, Zack Horvath and Lizzy Ward have worked up a whole new set of bluegrass and early rock hits plus all your Johnny Cash favorites!
 
Big River Crossing has 3 opportunities to tap your toes and hum along July 7-9th 
Tickets are $20 
Showtimes Friday July 7th at 7:30pm, Saturday July 8th at 7:30pm & Sunday July 9th at  2:30pm

Tanisha Ward Lunchbreak

We are overjoyed to welcome the incomparable soprano, Tanisha Ward, for our first Lunchbreak Concert of Season 52 accompanied by Gary Beard.

We invite you to enjoy “A Peek Inside” Tanisha’s heart as she shares her favorite Broadway, Opera, Spiritual and Art Songs with you from Puccini to Porgy & Bess!
 

Friday August 4th 12-1pm Tickets are $10

FREE coffee and cookies provided by Teresa Jordan

Iris Collective Dvorak Lunchbreak

In their much anticipated return to GCT, Iris Collective presents:
 
Perspectives on Dvorak
Treat yourself to an afternoon of unforgettable string quartet music celebrating Czech-American composer Anton Dvorak, his inspirations, and his lasting legacy to classical music. Iris Collective musicians perform well-known favorites and hidden gems in this mid-day respite great for all ages.
 

Friday Sept. 15th 12-1pm Tickets are $10

FREE coffee and cookies provided by Teresa Jordan

Dr. Wacky Science Show!

Mr. Nick has been in his Science lab and has discovered the formula to make learning fun! Stir together equal parts of comedy, science, audience and teacher involvement, and you get a great, fun, high energy, motivational, learn-while-you-laugh show we like to call Dr. Wacky Science!

This 45 minute show is jam packed with lots of comedy and interaction for the kids, and of course, fun experiments! Kids will laugh and learn about lab safety, air pressure, solutions, electricity, how soap kills viruses and the real difference between magic and science! Kids love it, and adults appreciate the educational motivation!
 
Showtimes are 10am and 1pm and tickets are just $10 in advance and $15 day of show. 

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
"American Brass"
Lunchbreak

MSO is back for our Lunchbreak Series in Season 52. They’ve wowed you with pops like the Beatles and Holiday brass and now join GCT in welcoming them back for an hour of patriotic favorites the whole family can enjoy! Tap your toes and even sing along as we pay tribute to our service men and women, their families and the tunes that built America!

November 3rd, 2023 12-1pm 
Tickets $10
 
FREE coffee and cookies provided by Teresa Jordan. Lunchbreak Concerts are general admission but if you have a large group or mobility needs just call ahead and we will arrange reserved seating as best we can to accommodate you!

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
"Seasons Greetings"
Lunchbreak

Our very first Lunchbreak Concert was Seasons Greetings with Memphis Symphony Orchestra. 

Now on our 3rd Christmas together, a select group of MSO musicians return again to set the mood for Holiday delights and warm family feelings with their wonderful music selections! 
 
Kids from 1 to 92 come enjoy FREE cookies, coffee and hot cocoa thanks to Teresa Jordan and an hour respite from the chill of winter among friends and family.
 
Friday December 15th, 2023 12-1pm
 
Tickets only $10 and seating is general admission so please contact us if you have big groups or mobility needs so we can best accommodate you!

One Man's Christmas Carol Benefit Performance

Back by popular demand! Marques Brown’s Ostrander nominated original adaptation of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol is an hour long sincere and uplifting portrayal of the most legendary tale of the season.

After a sold out run last year, Marques will treat audiences to this one man performance in the cozy setting of Germantown Community Theatre Thursday December 21st & Friday December 22nd at 2:30pm 

Tickets are only $10 for adults and $5 for children 17 and under 

ALL proceeds benefit Full Spectrum Theatre Initiative workshops at GCT Making sensory-friendly performances of our season shows possible and presenting inclusive theatre workshops that harness the imaginations of teen and adult neurodivergent members of our community through the healing expression of theatrical play!
 
These performances will be presented Sensory Friendly with ASL Interpreter Sherye Fairbanks so that anyone can truly enjoy the show. 

If you can’t make it to the performance but would still like to donate to FSTI or you’d like to add to your ticket price to help pay for incredible teachers, supplies and discounted Sensory Friendly admission thru the year or learn more about these programs visit https://www.gctcomeplay.org/full-spectrum-theatre-initiative/

Big River Crossing
Sings the Holidays!

Tickets on sale now for this incredible night of ALL your favorite popular Christmas hits from “White Christmas” to “Run Run Rudolph” when Phillip & Peter Himebook return with their family band to rock the night away like only they can! Bring the whole family or friend crew or make your tickets a  Christmas gift!
 
Showtimes are 7:30pm 
December 21st, 22nd. 23rd
Tickets $20

Iris Collective "Love Songs Through the Ages"

Treat your sweetheart to a lunchtime concert celebrating romance in its many forms with “Love Songs Through the Ages”. Iris Artist Fellows Pedro Maia on violin and Otávio Kavakama on cello are joined by Christina Lai on piano.
 

Join us for a mid day respite of familiar melodies and engaging anecdotes about the history and composers. 

 
These performances are wonderful for school groups, senior center groups and everyone in between! Call ahead if you need us to reserve seats for mobility needs or large groups.
 

Friday Feb. 9th 12-1pm
General Admission Tickets are $10
FREE coffee and cookies provided by Teresa Jordan