Find Out What's Playing at GPAC

To learn more about all of the upcoming performances at Garner Performing Arts Center, visit GPAC's What's Playing page.

Art Exhibition: Thou Art Black Church

A special art exhibition in the front lobby of Garner Performing Arts Center (742 W. Garner Road) will feature the art of Willie Bigelow, Wendy Dickerson, Shawn Etheridge, Eric McRay, Jermaine Powell and LeGrant Taylor. The art will be on display Jan. 15 through Feb. 29 and can be viewed Monday-Friday 1:30–5 p.m. and during events.

There will be a meet-the-artists reception Sunday, Jan. 17 2-4 p.m. before the annual MLK celebration. Both the reception and the MLK celebration are free.

The Jones Family Singers

Show Feb. 21, 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $15 apiece for groups of 15 or more and $23 at the door; they can be purchased at

Bishop Jones and his talented group take gospel to a whole new level, infusing it with vintage soul, funk and R&B delivered in an infectiously dynamic performance. They have been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Rolling Stone called them one of the top acts to see at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas, in 2014. They have performed in places such as the Lincoln Center, New York’s globalFEST and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Garner Showcase of Talent

Free shows Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Garner will prove once again that "we've got talent." Come see your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors in the spotlight. Make sure you're there for this Garner tradition--you just might see the stars of tomorrow before they make it big.

Spring Eggstravaganza at Lake Benson Park

Our annual spring festival, complete with egg hunts, will be held Saturday, March 19 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road). Egg hunts will start promptly at noon. Don't miss it!

The Steel Wheels Perform at GPAC

March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Performing Arts Center (742 W. Garner Road)
Tickets $20 in advance, $23 at door
Purchase tickets at

The Steel Wheels have captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with their own innovative sound and lifestyle, generating a truly magnetic revival. They burst onto the Americana scene, becoming festival favorites at Merlefest and Stagecoach. Get your tickets early because The Steel Wheels are selling out venues across the country.