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August 2017

The Decemberists
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

Literary scope and musical daring define The Decemberists' music.

September 2017

Los Tigres Del Norte
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

With roots planted down the road in San Jose, California, Los Tigres Del Norte has grown into one of the most famous Norteño bands in the world.

October 2017

The Cristina Pato Quartet
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, October 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

Galician gaita master Cristina Pato arrives with bagpipe in hand and quartet in tow. 

Samantha Bee
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

Samantha Bee has quickly established herself as one of the most unique and sharp comedic voices on television with her late-night show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Mark Morash
  • Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

A beloved tradition this year takes the name of our dear benefactor, Barbara K. Jackson.

Garrison Keillor
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

Bestselling author, former host of A Prairie Home Companion and master Midwestern storyteller, humorist Garrison Keillor is back to take Mondavi Center audiences on a journey to understanding love, modernity, nostalgia, politics, religion and all other resounding facets of daily life. 

The Gloaming
  • Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Gloaming is a sum much greater than its already impressive parts. Those who witnessed The Gloaming’s first appearance at the Mondavi Center in 2014 will surely return for another musical journey with this unique group.

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

Schumann: String Quartet in A Minor, op. 41, no. 1 (1842) 

Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, op. 51, no. 1 (1873)

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

Schumann: String Quartet in A Minor, op. 41, no. 1 (1842)

Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, op. 51, no. 1 (1873)

  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

This all-star band calls themselves Hudson, named after the Hudson River Valley they each call home. Fans know them as hard swinging jazz masters, deft and creative jam purveyors, rocking funky groove maestros, each musician at the top of his game. It’s rare that so impressive a group of individuals finds time away from their own projects to tour together.

Andrew Bird
  • Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler and songwriter who picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear.

Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal
  • Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00pm

The collaboration between Malian kora master Ballaké Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Ségal is simply spellbinding.

Rita Sahai
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

Rita Sahai is a rare Hindustani vocalist residing in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Dorrance Dance
  • Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

Tap dance, like jazz, is one of America’s homegrown art forms. Founded in 2011 by MacArthur Award recipient and artistic director Michelle Dorrance, Dorrance Dance honors and revitalizes tap through furious rhythms and adventurous, yet accessible, choreography.

November 2017

Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

One of the latest in a procession of keyboard players to emerge from Cuba, Harold López-Nussa has drawn comparisons to the likes of piano masters Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock.



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