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Poway OnStage
Poway OnStage is the dba of The Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation.  

Our mission is to Entertain, Educate and Enrich Through Powerful Live Performances. 


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  1. Announcing 2017/2018 Season!

    Announcing 2017/2018 Season!

    The Poway OnStage 2017/18 season opens with the arena rock of KANSAS. It continues with GRAMMY® winning artists: Los Lobos, Aaron Neville, BJ Thomas and Roger McGuinn Saturday Night Live alumna and Broadway leading lady Ana Gasteyer brings her cabaret show. Local music takes center stage with Six String Society’s Sounds of the Big Easy and roots rockers Berkley Hart. Cameron Carpenter brings his international touring organ and a wide repertoire of classical and modern pieces. Love Letters From Vietnam is a unique live theatrical musical performance of Alex Woodward’s songs written for the daughter of Vietnam vet Sgt. John K. Fuller. TAO: Drum Heart closes the season with their world tour of large-scale Japanese taiko drumming, dance and martial arts.

  2. Kansas Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour

    Kansas Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour

    KANSAS brings their Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour to Poway OnStage. Playing live has always been at the heart of Kansas’ appeal, and this is an opportunity to hear the full Leftoverture album live, including “Carry On Wayward Son,” along with other hits “Dust in the Wind” and “Point of Know Return,” in Poway OnStage’s intimate 800 seat theater.

  3. BJ Thomas

    BJ Thomas

    BJ Thomas is a true American institution whose pop, country and gospel hits defined their respective genres. BJ Thomas has had an incredible half a century in music since his first gold selling hit on Scepter Records. The singer, a five-time GRAMMY® and two time Dove Award winner, has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard’s Top 50 most played artists of the past 50 years. He is known for hits “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head,” “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song.”

  4. Roger McGuinn

    Roger McGuinn

    Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn is a prolific songwriter and a true guitar innovator. He’ll share an evening of songs and stories from his legendary career including the pioneering folk/rock sounds of the Byrds as heard on hits like “Mr. Tamborine Man,” “Eight Miles High” and “My Back Pages” – songs that combine vocal harmonies and the signature “jingle-jangle” sound he created playing his 12 string Rickenbacker guitar. Don’t miss this chance to see a true folk-rock master.

  5. Ana Gasteyer

    Ana Gasteyer

    Comedian, actor and singer Ana Gasteyer is a true Renaissance woman, first starring in six seasons of Saturday Night Live then going on to create the role of Elphaba for Chicago's resident production of Wicked. With numerous TV and movie credits to her name, Gasteyer now puts her comedic chops and stellar voice to good use in this one-of-a-kind cabaret act featuring music, comedy and stories. She sings jazz standards, Broadway showstoppers and songs from her album “I’m Hip” that blend her unique world view and singing skills in a style reminiscent of 1940s jazz.

  6. Love Letters From Vietnam

    Love Letters From Vietnam

    Love Letters From Vietnam is Alex Woodard’s new book, album and live performance piece that tells the heartfelt story of Sgt. John K. Fuller who served in the Vietnam War. This one-of-a-kind show will feature Woodard along with Grammy-winning, platinum-selling artists and local musicians, including Jon Foreman, Molly Jenson, Jordan Pundik, Jack Tempchin, Sean Watkins, Nena Anderson, Graham Nancarrow and more. Artists subject to change.

  7. Aaron Neville

    Aaron Neville

    As leader of the Neville Brothers, Aaron Neville’s name is synonymous with New Orleans soul. His inimitable voice has graced hits such as “That’s What My Love is For” and GRAMMY® winning duets with Linda Ronstadt (“Don’t Know Much,” “All My Life”) and Trisha Yearwood (“I Fall to Pieces”). Now, the voice of New Orleans comes to Poway for an intimate holiday show.

  8. Cameron Carpenter

    Cameron Carpenter

    Cameron Carpenter is a man with a mission: to smash the stereotypes surrounding organists and organ music, all the while generating international acclaim for innovation in his field. Carpenter’s repertoire – from the complete works of J. S. Bach to film scores, his original compositions and hundreds of transcriptions and arrangements – is probably the largest and most diverse of any organist. He is the first concert organist in history to champion the digital organ as the future of the instrument.

  9. Sounds of the Big Easy

    Sounds of the Big Easy

    Sounds of the Big Easy featuring Gregory Page, Euphoria Brass Band, Leonard Patton and the Bayou Brothers. Laissez le bon temps rouler! Take a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras without leaving your seat. Poway OnStage, in collaboration with the Six String Society, bring the Sounds of the Big Easy right to you – featuring the talents of numerous local musicians.

  10. Los Lobos

    Los Lobos

    More than three decades have passed since Los Lobos released their debut album, Just Another Band from East L.A. Since then they’ve repeatedly disproven that title. Los Lobos isn’t “just another” anything, but rather a band that has consistently evolved artistically while never losing sight of their humble roots. Perez, the band’s drummer, once called their powerhouse mix of rock, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues and traditional Spanish and Mexican music “the soundtrack of the barrio.” Three decades, two more Grammys, a worldwide smash single (“La Bamba”) and thousands of rollicking performances across the globe later, Los Lobos is surviving quite well, still jamming with the same raw intensity they had when they began in that garage in 1973. Be here when East LA comes to East Poway.

  11. Berkley Hart

    Berkley Hart

    Poway OnStage veterans Berkley Hart have found something that works. The combination of Kerrville New Folk Songwriter Award winner, Jeff Berkley, and stand-out wordsmith, Calman Hart, creates a pairing that has become one of the premier acoustic duos touring the country. This show will be a live recreation of their award-winning debut, Wreck n’ Sow featuring the duos trademark natural humor and poignant, delicate, masterfully crafted lyrics delivered with stunning musicianship

  12. TAO: Drum Heart

    TAO: Drum Heart

    Drum Heart is the latest production from TAO, internationally-acclaimed percussion artists. TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart create an energetic and unforgettable production. Feel the power of the Taiko drum at Poway OnStage.

  13. 6th Annual Taste Of Our Towne

    6th Annual Taste Of Our Towne

    Taste of Our Towne brings together great food and wine, live music, silent and live auctions and much more, all under the stars on the Plaza of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts!