Performing Arts

​Get your culture fix in Concord whether your tastes fancy opera, small theater performances, cultural dance groups or live comedy.​

The B8 Theater Company is known for producing unique stagings of new material as well as modern interpretations of classics. Its season includes original works by local playwrights, world premier dramas, and well-known offerings like Shakepeare’s A Midsumer Night’s Dream.

For opera lovers, the Solo Opera features several performances a year, with a goal of making the art form affordable and accessible to the public. It has offered professional productions of such standards as Hansel and Gretel and the Gift of the Magi.

Enjoy the performers at Dance Connection Performing Art Center or the beautiful flamenco dancers taught by legendary Carolina Lugo's & Carolé Acuña's Ballet Flamenco.

In the mood for comedy? Live shows happen weekly at Vinnie’s Bar. Also check the line up at Grant Street Pub & Pizzeria or big-name Live Nation comedy shows at the Concord Pavilion.

With Concord a quick jaunt to our neighboring cities, visit the renown Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek for a larger production or see the newest show at the Clayton Theatre Company.