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The Gallo Center for the Arts

1000 I St., Modesto, CA



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Modesto Symphony Orchestra



• Fri 2/1/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 2/2/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Fri 3/8/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 3/9/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Fri 4/12/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 4/13/19 at - 8:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

The Wizard of Oz


Dorothy and her dog Toto go on an adventure to Oz and meet a cast of characters along the way. The musical is based on the 1939 movie and contains both the Harold Arlen/ E.Y. Harburg songs made famous in the movie and new songs written for the 2011 stage version by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.


• Tue 1/22/19 at - 7:00 PM
• Wed 1/23/19 at - 7:00 PM

Anita Renfroe

Musical Comedy,Talks/Lectures,Stand Up Comedy

Anita Renfroe debuted with her own 3-minute rendition of the 'William Tell' Overture titled “Momisms.” This highly celebrated video, summing up all those things a mother says to her children, rapidly acquired an overwhelming 10 million 'YouTube' views, catapulting Anita to countless mainstream media stops. She is a regular commentator on 'Good Morning America.'


• Thu 1/24/19 at - 7:30 PM

Jim Curry


Enjoy an evening of blues music.


• Fri 1/25/19 at - 7:30 PM

Marcella Arguello

Stand Up Comedy

Too lazy to shoot hoops and too tall to model, Marcella Arguello stands over 6 feet. Although she may be taller than most men, the only thing more intimidating than her height is her comedy. Marcella mixes a combination of genuine reason with a sexy suggestion of street. Deemed as “sexually and ethnically ambiguous” she appeals to everyone and is not afraid to tell you how she really feels about subjects concerning race, gender, politic, relationships, family, work, music, pop culture and whatever else is on her mind that day.


• Fri 1/25/19 at - 8:00 PM

LA Theatre Works: Steel Magnolias


The six women of Chinquapin, Louisiana face life's ups and downs together in this beloved comedy/drama. Truvy's home beauty parlor is their gathering place, where they gossip, needle, and jab each other through the best of times and comfort and repair one another through the worst.


• Fri 2/1/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Sat 2/2/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 2/2/19 at - 7:30 PM

Tracy Byrd


Tracy Byrd is equally at home with upbeat party songs like 'Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo' and 'Drinkin' Bone' or soulful country ballads like 'The Keeper of The Stars' and 'When You Go.'


• Wed 2/6/19 at - 7:30 PM

CeCe Winans

R&B/Soul,Gospel,Christian Contemporary

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. It'd be easy to look back and rest on such illustrious laurels, but Winans has always had her eyes fixed firmly on the future, so it should come as little surprise that she jumped at the opportunity when her son, Alvin Love III, proposed she record the generation-bridging new album "Let Them Fall In Love." Her first in nearly a decade, the record finds Winans returning to the studio with gusto, working for roughly three years to craft her most confident, adventurous collection yet.


• Fri 2/8/19 at - 7:30 PM

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour

Cover/Tribute Band/Performer,Rock

Join key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades, anchored by his longest standing member Mike Garson, for an unforgettable and critically acclaimed evening of Bowie songs featuring world class vocalists and an ever rotating mix of hits and deep cuts.


• Sun 2/10/19 at - 5:00 PM

Whose Live Anyway?

Improv,Musical Comedy

Join cast members of the hit TV show 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' with Seattle’s Ryan Stiles ('Whose Line Is It Anyway,' 'Drew Carey' and 'Two and a Half Men') plus Greg Proops (True Jackson-VP), Joel Murray and Jeff Davis ('Whose Line') for a night of unforgettable improv comedy and song that will leave you laughing days later. Bring your suggestions for the show and you might be asked to join the cast on stage.


• Thu 2/14/19 at - 8:00 PM

Celtic Nights Oceans of Hope

Irish/Celtic, World Dance

Celtic Nights – Oceans of Hope captures the very essence of Irish history. Through music, song and dance, audiences will be taken on a journey through the struggles and dreams of a people fighting for liberty, freedom, dignity and above all, family. Oceans of Hope is not only about the past but also the present and the glorious future. It's the story of America, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand; a story of a people moving across Oceans from all nations in hopes for a better and brighter future.


• Fri 2/15/19 at - 8:00 PM

The Choir of Man


Join in on a night of indisputable joy with this pint-filled, interactive party of a concert on its premier US tour. Set in a working pub, The Choir of Man combines live music, dance, and percussion with the incredible talent of nine ordinary guys who perform everything from sing-along classics to classic rock. Will you be one of the audience members chosen to sit amongst the guys on stage? Come ready to drink in the music.


• Sat 2/16/19 at - 8:00 PM

The Chieftains


The Chieftains uncovered the wealth of traditional music from the Emerald Isle, making it their own with a style that is exhilarating and definitive. During a 40-year career, they have become the most influential and renowned of Irish folk ensembles.


• Fri 2/22/19 at - 8:00 PM

Ailey II

Classical Dance,Modern,World Dance

Formerly the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Ailey II has grown into one of the most popular and acclaimed dance ensembles in the country. A company of 12 on their-way-to-the-top dancers and a repertory of works by emerging talents fresh out of the rehearsal room. Handpicked by artistic director Troy Powell, the Ailey II dancers travel year-round to share their “off-the-charts energy” (The New Yorker) with audiences around the world/


• Sat 2/23/19 at - 8:00 PM

The Clairvoyants


Amélie van Tass and Thommy Ten are The Clairvoyants. In 2016, they took part in “America’s Got Talent,” and after four months, six performances and more than 100.000 contestants, America voted them second place. International awards for Van Tass and Ten include the German Champions of Mentalism, Magicians of the Year 2015 and 2015 World Champions of Mentalism.


• Wed 2/27/19 at - 7:30 PM

The Irish Rovers

Irish/Celtic,Musical Comedy

Throughout their five-plus decades, these international ambassadors of Irish music (the guys who sang "The Unicorn") have maintained their timeless ability to deliver a rollicking, rousing performance of good cheer. Their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy among generation after generation of fans. Don’t miss your chance to hear this iconic band as they complete one last world tour in 2017.


• Sat 3/2/19 at - 7:30 PM

Damien Sneed - We Shall Overcome - Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.


At the age of 8, Sneed led the choir of Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia, later going on to collaborate with Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Wynton Marsalis. Now the former prodigy takes center stage in a show of his own that celebrates the movement inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr. From his commanding post at the piano, Sneed leads an ensemble of gospel singers and jazz musicians in music ranging from Stevie Wonder to Sunday morning revivals, weaving together blues, pop, gospel, jazz, Broadway, and spirituals.


• Sun 3/3/19 at - 3:00 PM

Monty Python's Spamalot: National Tour


Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and the quest for the Holy Grail, in song, 'Monty Python's Spamalot' features a chorus line of legless knights, men in tights (with legs), killer rabbits and sexy dancing divas creating some of the most unforgettable musical production numbers you will ever see in the theatre! Winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'SPAMALOT' features a book by "Python" Eric Idle, lovingly ripped off from the screenplay of the acclaimed 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' film with a score featuring music and lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.


• Tue 3/12/19 at - 7:00 PM
• Wed 3/13/19 at - 7:00 PM

Don Felder


Former Eagles member Don Felder, the singer/guitarist who co-wrote the Eagles' signature hit, 'Hotel California,' has been in the news recently more for his literary talents than his music. In April 2008, he released his memoir, 'Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1941-2001),' which landed on the New York Times Best Sellers list.


• Sat 3/16/19 at - 8:00 PM

National Geographic Live Series


October 10, 2018 7pm – Spinosaurus Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with Nizar Ibrahim February 27, 2019 7pm – On the Trail of Big Cats with Steve Winter March 12, 2019 7pm- Ocean Soul with Brian Skerry May 7, 2019 7pm – View from Above with Terry Virtz National Geographic Live is the live events division of National Geographic. With a broad roster of talent including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, National Geographic Lives critically acclaimed programs have connected with audiences worldwide for over a century. Currently, National Geographic Live events are held in a variety of cities around the world, including, Seattle, Tampa, Los Angeles, Florence and Calgary. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage.


• Wed 3/20/19 at - 7:00 PM

The Official Blues Brothers Revue

Blues, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Party alongside this duo chosen by Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi, & Musical Director Paul Shaffer to continue the Blues Brothers’ mission with “infectious and unbridled energy,” according to the Chicago Sun Times. Backed by the Intercontinental Rhythm & Blues Band, The Official Blues Brothers Revue combines the humor and mayhem from the original movie with songs that comprise a virtual encyclopedia of rock, blues, and soul. Expect a flashy concert experience and classics such as “Soul Man,” “Gimme Some Lovin,” “Shout,” and more. Great for all ages!


• Thu 3/21/19 at - 7:30 PM

Central West Ballet

Classical Dance

Includes "A Parisian in New York," a colorful new ballet reminiscent of the great Movie Musicals of the 1950’s.


• Fri 3/22/19 - Sat 3/23/19 at - 7:30 PM

Bumper Jacksons


The Bumper Jacksons is an Americana/old time music band that began in Baltimore as a duo. Jess Eliot Myhre and Chris Ousley have come a long way from their ukulele-toting beginnings and are now a fully-fleshed-out, horn-driven sextet, that journeys between Western swing, blues and bluegrass.


• Sun 3/24/19 at - 4:00 PM

Brian Regan

Stand Up Comedy

Clean can often mean not funny, but in the case of Brian Regan, it means streamlined, creative and enthusiastic. Audiences have been drawn to his howl-worthy comedy, which ranges from profound insights to silly exaggerations. Since his first appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman" back in 1995, Regan has emerged as a viewer and audience favorite, typically making more than 80 stops a year to sold-out audiences across the country.


• Wed 4/3/19 at - 7:30 PM

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Classical,Pop,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, formed in 1985, tackles an ambitious range of music on just four strings. This group of eight genre-benders performs covers (with vocals) of pop, jazz, country, and classics from film, along with anything else they think is ripe for the picking.


• Sun 4/7/19 at - 4:00 PM