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If you are interested in booking an event at VPAC please contact,
Becca Eldredge, VPAC Manager at #941-488-6726 ext. 65714
Robbie Vinton, Talent Agent at #941-313-0700

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June 13, 2017

Straw Rockets with Engineering for Kids

Join us for an exciting afternoon of Straw Rockets with Engineering for kids! Opening up our Local Spotlight Festival, this interactive experience is a great way to spen ...

June 15, 2017

Circus Art Exhibit Grand Opening!

The city of Venice has a deep and rich history with the circus.  Join us for an evening celebrating that history.  Including a speaker knowledgeable on the history of ...

June 22, 2017

Dick Hamilton Jazz Quartet

The Dick Hamilton Jazz Quartet will serenade audiences with their jazz music on June 22nd! Featuring Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard, and Horns; for an exciting evening of ...

June 27, 2017

Paris: The Luminous Years with Baila Miller

In the early 20th century, Paris became the Magnetic Center for the Arts. It was a laboratory of experiments and innovation. It produced extraordinary artists, musicians ...

July 6, 2017

Taylor Opie

Local Musician Taylor Opie joins us on July 6th for a concert full of folk, blues, and soul music.  Taylor will join us on Guitar and vocals.

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July 11, 2017

Mote Marine: Mammals

On July 11th we celebrate one of the biggest assets to our community- the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.  Join us to discuss Mote, Mammals, and More!

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July 18, 2017

1848 European Revolutions, Nationalism, & Folk Music with Baila Miller

Musical nationalism refers to the use of musical ideas or motifs that are identified with a specific country, region, or ethnicity. As a musical movement, Nationalism em ...

July 20, 2017

Patricia Dean Trio

Featuring the wonderfully swinging voice of Patricia Dean with Dave Trefethen on guitar and Don Mopsick on double bass.This instrumentation reca ...

July 25, 2017

Enchanting Tales of a Harp Hero

Let’s go on a musical journey with Tasha the Happening Harp Hero. We will discover together all the sounds that a harp can make from thunder to a rainstorm across the ...

July 27, 2017

The Art of Flight: Karen Chandler featuring the music of Jane Ira Bloom

The Opening of the exhibit The Art of Flight will take you on a journey like no other.  Featuring work from both the NASA art program and the Air Force Art Program in t ...

August 1, 2017

Madame Butterfly: Art Nouveau, Adventure, & Arrogance With Baila Miller

The opera, Madama Butterfly, written by Giacomo Puccini in 1904, is a tragic opera that has proven to be a perennial favorite the world over. It is a given that the love ...

August 3, 2017

Singer Song Writers Symposium

Ever wonder who the next big name is going to be?  Join us on August 3rd to be the first to hear a variety of local up and coming talented artists!

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August 8, 2017

Women of Comedy

5 Women, 5 stories, 5 comedic points of view.  Featuring Lynn Lane, Kathy McSteen, Terri Headley, Tay Tufenkjian & Sanja Gray this night wi ...

August 10, 2017

Dave Morgan Jazz Trio

Local Jazz Musician Dave Morgan joins us on his vibraphone.  Accompanied by a bass and drums, this trio brings a unique twist ...

September 23, 2017

The Broadway Boys

The Broadway Boys is a collection of Broadway's finest male singers. By adding elements of pop/funk/gospel/jazz to traditional showtunes, The Broadway Boys have redefine ...

October 14, 2017

Russian Grand Ballet Presents: Swan Lake

Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, together with choreographer Marius Petipa, raised both ballet music and dance as an art form to new heights with Swan Lake (from 1895) ...

December 9, 2017

The Nutcracker

Each year, students from the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School perform the World-Famous Nutcracker, and we are excited to be bringing them to the VPAC and to Venice for the f ...

December 17, 2017

Swing’N The Holidays: The Jive Aces

Kick off the holidays as The Jive Aces deck the hall with high energy music, wild stage show, and irresistible humor! The UK’s No.1 jive and swing band performs energe ...

January 6, 2018

Jim Stafford

Best known for his humorous country novelty songs, Jim Stafford’s perfect blend of comedy and song has given him an extremely successful career performing. He has gues ...

January 14, 2018

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

The legendary Tommy Dorsey had a run of 286 Billboard chart hits and the band had seventeen number one hits with his orchestra in the 1930s and 1940s including: "Boogie ...

January 24, 2018

Harry Allen & Wycliffe Gordon

VIPA joins the the South County Jazz Club for The Harry Allen & Wycliffe Gordon Quartet! Known worldwide for their individual performances, these World-Class Jazz mu ...

January 27, 2018

It Ain’t Easy Baby – Nick Bollettieri and Reno Manne LIVE!

Tennis legend, and 2014 hall of fame inductee, Nick Bollettieri, tells audiences about his life, the importance of following your dreams, and how tennis shaped his world. A long time top tennis coach, ...

February 3, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Shen Yun

The world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company performs at the VPAC again this season, an all-new show for 2017. Fascinating stories from 5,000 years of C ...

February 9, 2018

New Christy Minstrels

Folk Music Legends, the world-famous group, The New Christy Minstrels® won a Grammy for their very first album and have Gold Records galore. The same songwriter who pen ...

February 22, 2018

Kings of Dance

A festival of dance, elegance and beauty, The Lezginka State Dance Company of Russia brings a new program "Dances of our Region." A program that brings forth the people ...

February 23, 2018

Clyde Butcher: Art of Environmentalism

Florida – where water, earth and heaven meet, consists of Clyde Butcher’s adventure photographing in black and white with a large format view camera the mysterious and primeval wilderness of Flori ...

February 24, 2018

Jazz Masters Featuring Dick Hyman & Ken Peploski; Symphony of Broadway

Featuring a 35-piece orchestra, VIPArts and South County Jazz Club are excited to partner again to bring you Jazz Masters: Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski in The Symphony o ...

March 10, 2018

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have been dazzling audiences for more than 60 years with their country music, won countless awards and performed numerous concert ...

March 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018

Kadan Bart Rockett

America's Got Talent contestant, Kadan Bart Rockett and his sister, Brooklyn Nicole Rockett, were first inspired by their mom and dad while watching them headline theate ...

March 31, 2018

Bossa Nova All Stars

Experience the classic Bossa Nova hits and sizzling Jazz Samba with this dynamic, all-star ensemble. The Bossa Nova All Stars features nylon str ...

April 6, 2018

Semi Toned

Semi-Toned are the University of Exeter’s infamous all male singing sensation. Join the on a thrilling journey from the seventies through to the present day, all via ...