Appell Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2019-2020 Season Preview

Apr 29, 2019

The Appell Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the first shows in its 2019-2020 season. The season preview is filled with outstanding performances by the artists you grew up with and the most exciting new shows of today.

A pre-sale for Appell Center members begins Monday, May 6 at 10AM. Memberships start at just $75, are tax-deductible and provide the opportunity to get the best seats in the house and other great benefits for a full year. All tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, May 13 at 10AM. Tickets and Appell Center Memberships can be purchased online at AppellCenter.orgor by calling the Box Office at 717-846-1111.

19/20 Season Preview highlights include:

  • ART GARFUNKEL IN CLOSE UP– Since his chart-topping, Grammy-winning albums with partner Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel has trailblazed his own path as a solo artist, writer, and actor. He dazzles the audience with favorite classics as well as new works.
  • Praised by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” MAVIS STAPLES comes to the Appell Center to share music from her days in her family’s band, The Staple Singers, as well as her 12thsolo album, “We Get By.”
  • AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BOTTI – As the largest selling American instrumental artist, Chris Botti’s sultry sound and exquisite phrasing make him a legend in the contemporary music world.
  • The Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series includes BEAUTIFUL–The Carole King Musical, the 2013 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical based on the life, career, and timeless music of Carole King.

19/20 Season Performances:

Art Garfunkel In Close-Up

Friday, July 26th, 2019 at 7:30PM

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 7:30PM

Mavis Staples

Tuesday, July 30that 7:30PM

Gavin DeGraw

Thursday, August 1stat 7:30PM

The New Power Generation: Featuring the Music of Prince

Friday, August 2ndat 7:30PM

Dweezil Zappa – “Hot Rats and Other Hot Stuff”

Sunday, September 8that 7:30PM

An Evening with Chris Botti

Thursday, October 3rdat 7:30PM

Pink Martini

Monday, October 14that 7:30PM

Glatfelter Insurance Broadway Series

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical

Wednesday, October 30that 7:30PM

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BLACK VIOLIN: Impossible Tour

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 7:30PM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Friday, November 15that 6:30PM

19/20 CapLive Performances

Donavon Frankenreiter

Friday, August 23rdat 7:30PM

Reckless Kelly

Wednesday, September 11that 7:30PM

Shemekia Copeland

Saturday, September 14that 7:30PM


Wednesday, September 25that 7:30PM

John Waite

Friday, October 11that 7:30PM

Dar Williams

Saturday, October 19that 7:30PM

Double Up and Save!

All patrons buying tickets to 2 or more 2019-2020 season shows get 10% off. All Appell Center Members enjoy 15% offof multiple show purchases.* The general public is encouraged to become a Member to enjoy this exclusive discount! Call the Box Office at 717-846-1111 to redeem the Double Up and Save offer.

*Offer not available for rental performances, CapLive, CapComedy or CapFilm. Tickets for multiple performances must be purchased within the same transaction to be eligible for the discount. Some restrictions may apply.

Give Local York!

All those who donate $75 or more to the Appell Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 3 for Give Local York will become an Appell Center Member just in time for the 2019-2020 season member pre-sale on May 6. PLUS, as a thank you for their support, they will receive FREE tickets to experience stand-up comedy and film in our newly renovated Capitol Theatre.

For tickets, visit, call 717-846-1111or visit the Appell Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at 50 N. George Street in York, PA.

Stay tuned for more show announcements throughout the season!