Triad Events for January
January offers a variety of interesting, exciting and one-of-a-kind events for families to experience in and around the Triad. Event-entry guidelines are subject to change. Check the event venue regularly for mask and vaccination requirements. Here are some of the top offerings to consider:
Come From Away
Dec. 28 – Jan. 2
Steven Tanger Center
Greensboro Tickets $25-$80
This is the Broadway story of Gander, a small town in Newfoundland that welcomed 7,000 stranded passengers who landed in 38 planes following 9/11.Newsweek says,“It takes youtoa place you never want to leave!”
On the Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute
Winston-Salem Tickets $27-$40
On the Border performs Eagles music like no other Eagles Tribute can. They emulate the true sound of the Eagles music, nailing all the hits note-for-note along with the 5-part harmonies.
Celebrate, Winston-Salem Symphony
Winston-Salem Tickets from $25
The Winston-Salem Symphony begins celebrating its 75th season in 2022. The program begins with musical fireworks and brass fanfares courtesy of Shostakovich’s exciting Festive Overture. Alexandra Dariescu, an award-winning Romanian pianist, joins the symphony for Grieg’s romantic Piano Concerto.
Monster jam fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles. The 12,000-pound trucks push their mechanical limits in Freestyle, Skills, Donuts and Racing competitions. These machines are capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheels skills and they reach speeds up to 70 mph.
Kruger Brothers: Sounds of the Mountains Series
Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
Jen and Uwe Kruger were born in Switzerland. They started performing when they were 11 and 12 years old. They began their professional career in 1979. Their ability to infuse classical music into folk music has resulted in a unique sound that is enjoyed by fans throughout the world.
Thee Phantom & The Illharmonic Hip-Hop Orchestra
Carolina Theatre, Greensboro
This is a rare concert combination of strings, horns, piano, a party-rocking DJ and a soul-stirring female vocalist – combining the raw energy and passion of Hip-Hip with the beautiful sounds of orchestra accompaniment.
Trevor Noah: Back to Abnormal World Tour
Spectrum Center, Charlotte
Trevor Noah, the host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, will be on tour in 21 cities, including New York, Baltimore,Toronto and Charlotte. Noah, who was born in South Africa, has the #1 most engaging late-night show with 118 million engagements, 2 billion views across platforms and 3.3 billion minutes consumed on YouTube.
Dan Tyminski Band
Jan. 20 Crossroads @ SECCA
Dan Tyminski, a bluegrass legend, has contributed guitar and/or harmony for projects by Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Kenny Chesney, to name a few. Special guest Sarah Sophia will open.
The Spongebob Squarepants Musical Jan. 21-30 Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance Tickets $21
This is the musical adaptation of Nickelodeon’s animated children’s sitcom. The show takes place in the undersea city of Bikini Bottom. SpongeBob’s pleasant existence is abruptly interrupted when it is discoveredthatMt.Humongous,a nearbyvolcano,will erupt soonand totally obliterate Bikini Bottom. SpongeBob resolves to save the day.
Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte
This hair-raising adventure for Poppy, Branch and their friends is their first live tour. The journey begins when Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. The characters know that the only way to save Hug Time is to put on a show with epic music, glitter, humor and happiness.