Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Stories & News

Text reads Gallagher Bluedorn 24-25 Season On Sale June 21 over a swirling blue and purple background with a collage of performing artists

Gallagher Bluedorn Announces 2024-2025 Season Lineup

Tickets are on sale June 21 for Gallagher Bluedorn's 24-25 season lineup, featuring an eclectic mix of world-class performances that will captivate audiences of all ages and tastes.
Block Party by Gallagher Bluedorn 2024 Summer Lineup

Free Gallagher Bluedorn Block Party series returns summer 2024

Block Party summer neighborhood concerts provide an opportunity for neighbors to gather, build community and experience great music together.
Liza Yaryshkina draws "welcome" poster

International student helps Gallagher Bluedorn guests experience a touch of Ukraine

Guests visiting the Gallagher Bluedorn to hear the Kyiv Virtuosi Symphony Orchestra on March 10 should come early for a special event in the lobby.
Ellen Shay with her husband's award alongside family, Peter H. Reynolds and actors from "Dot Dot Dot: A New Musical."

Remembering Terry Shay: A special honor for International Dot Day pioneer

Award-winning author Peter H. Reynolds presented an honor to the family of the late Terry “TJ” Shay for his work as the founder of International Dot Day.
Candlelight Concerts: Performances in a Whole New Light, Joel Sires Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Cedar Falls Woman's Club

Gallagher Bluedorn announces the second "Candlelight Concerts” performance, Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Cedar Falls Woman’s Club

The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) is excited to announce the second location in its Candlelight Concerts: Performances in a Whole New Light series.
Performance of "Dot Dot Dot: The Musical"

Gallagher Bluedorn, UNI Jacobson Center present Iowa premiere of “Dot Dot Dot: The Musical”

The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will host the Iowa premiere of “Dot Dot Dot: The Musical” as part of its Kaleidoscope series for youth.
Joel Waggoner and Meryl Streep in "Only Murders in the Building"

Joel Waggoner’s journey from UNI School of Music to “Only Murders in the Building”

Joel Waggoner's career has taken him to Broadway and given him the chance to work alongside Meryl Streep. And it all started with UNI degree.
Charlie Berens Good Old Fashioned Tour January 28, 7 p.m., tickets start at $38

Announcing Charlie Berens "Good Old Fashioned Tour" live at the Gallagher-Bluedorn January 28, 2024

The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center announces the addition of Charlie Berens “Good Old Fashioned Tour” to the 2023-24 Artist Series season.
Susan Rider playing trumpet in front of the Washington Monument

From Russell Hall to the White House, armed with a trumpet

As a professional musician who got her start at UNI’s School of Music, Master Gunnery Sgt. Susan Rider uses her musical talents to hail the red, white and blue every day
Candelight Concerts - performances in a whole new light

Gallagher Bluedorn announces "Candlelight Concerts” inaugural performance, Friday, Oct. 27 at former Waterloo Masonic Temple

The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) is unveiling a new concert series that promises to enchant music and culture lovers in gorgeous settings illuminated by candlelight.