2018-19 TenPints New Music Series

TenPints New Music Series 2018-19


In cooperation with TenPints Entertainment, Soka Performing Arts Center is presenting up-and-coming, local and touring musicians and bands to encourage the creation and discovery of new music in contemporary genres like rock, folk, hip hop, and pop. In this intimate, club-like space there is room to dance for when the music moves you. Additional artists will be announced at a later date, join the mailing list to be the first to know!

Tickets: $20 ($16 student/senior/military) – General Admission
Package: 4 TenPints New Music Performances
Package Price: $60 ($48 student/senior/military)
Package Savings: $16-20 (25%)
Location/Configuration: Black Box Theatre/Seated

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Graeme JamesCeltic Folk
Friday, November 16, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

New Zealand native Graeme James is a classically trained violinist who now also plays guitar, bass, baritone ukulele, and mandolin and creating music that blends folk and Celtic sounds with his velveteen vocals. His debut original album was nominated for the NZ Music Award for 2017 Folk Album of the Year. Canadian singer-songwriter Joshua Hyslop’s elegant and empathetic music averages 1.6 million monthly listeners on Spotify. 

Artist TBA 
Friday, January 25, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Violinist-Looper Joe KyeIndie Pop
Friday, March 1, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Born in Korea and raised in Seattle, violinist- looper and vocalist Joe Kye has drawn rave reviews since launching his music career in 2013, “discharging world[s] of emotion” and delivering “divine messages” with his lush string loops and eclectic style (Guitar World). Drawing upon his migrant upbringing, Kye blends indie-rock, jazz, classical, pop, and world folk to create a unique sound that “leaves everyone in awe” (Sac News and Review).

Artist TBA 
Friday, April 19, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

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Current Package Holder Renewals begin on May 8.

Current series package holder renewals will begin on May 8, 2018. Current package holders will receive a special renewal email notice with instructions and a link to renew their current seats. Current package holder seats will be reserved until June 5, 2018. After that date, seats that are not renewed will be released for general sale. Online Renewal Instructions

Online Package Sales for new package subscribers will begin on June 12.

New series package requests will begin on June 12, 2018. An email notice will be sent out to all Soka Performing Arts Center patrons just prior to that date.

Package Sales end the day of the first performance in the series. 

Single-Event Tickets and Create Your Own Series packages go on sale July 10.

Tickets for individual events (Single-Event Tickets) will go on sale July 10, 2018. At that time, you may purchase any or all of the individual performances. You may also Create Your Own Series by selecting four events from our Season calendar.

PLEASE NOTE: Artists, programs, dates and times subject to change.