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Preview of the Brooks Center’s upcoming events

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The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts’ Spring 2022 season features performances from Cirque Mechanics, Imani Winds, the Clemson Players and Molly Tuttle at the Clemson Guitar Festival. Read on for a preview of this semester’s events! 

February 

Cirque Mechanics: “Birdhouse Factory” Feb. 8 at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.. Drawing inspiration from the modern circus, Cirque Mechanics, in their show “Birdhouse Factory,” go back in time to a 1930s depression-era factory. 

Imani Winds: Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb 11 at 10:00 a.m.. A Grammy-nominated wind quintet, Imani Winds’ program, A Woman’s Perspective, will feature music by female composers.  

The Clemson Players: “Ten Million Dollar Melody!” Feb. 28 through March 6. All showtimes are at 7:30 p.m., except the March 6 show starts at 3:00 p.m.. Contestants compete in a competitive musical journey to win 10 million dollars.  

March

Hanzhi Wang, accordion, and Steven Banks, saxophone, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.  

Clemson Guitar Festival: Christopher Berg and Hiroya Tsukamoto, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.. Christopher Berg is a classical guitarist who has performed throughout the United States and recently released an album of original compositions for a solo guitar. Hiroya Tsukamoto is a composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Japan. Tsukamoto formed a group, Interoceanico, that consists of musicians from around the world, and he has also released three solo albums.  

Clemson Guitar Festival: Molly Tuttle, Alex de Grassi and Andrew York, March 12, at 7:30 p.m.. Molly Tuttle is a guitarist and singer-songwriter who has been making waves in the Americana, folk and bluegrass scenes. Alex de Grassi, Grammy-nominated finger style guitarist and composer, and Andrew York, Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist, will also perform.  

CU Symphonic Band, March 15, at 7:30 p.m.  

Eighth Blackbird: March 29, at 7:30 p.m.. Eighth Blackbird is a Grammy-Award winning sextet, composed of flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin and cello.  

Paddington Gets in a Jam: March 31 at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.. Part of the Brooks Center’s Family Series, “Paddington Gets in a Jam” shows the whimsical exploits of Paddington the Bear as he tries to help a neighbor.  

April 

CU Men’s and Women’s Choirs: April 5 at 7:30 p.m.  

United States Air Force Concert Band and the Singing Sergeants: April 7 at 7:30 p.m. 

Tigeroar/TakeNote: April 9 at 7:30 p.m. 

CU Symphonic Band and CU Concert Band: April 12 at 7:30 p.m.  

The Clemson Players: “Split in Three” April 18 to April 24. All performances are at 7:30 p.m., except for April 24, which is at 3:00 p.m.. This play is set in the Mississippi Delta in 1969 and describes two poor, white sisters who find their long-lost biracial, highlyeducated sister from Chicago.  

CU Jazz Ensemble: April 19 at 7:30 p.m. 

CU Percussion Ensemble: April 20 at 9:30 a.m. This is a free performance!  

CU Percussion Ensemble and CU Steel Band: April 22 at 7:30 p.m.  

CU Symphony Orchestra; April 26 at 7:30 p.m. 

CU Singers and Cantorei: April 28 at 10:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  

Tickets are available at the Brooks Center box office. Due to the University’s mask mandate, masks are currently required in the Brooks Center and at all performances. For more information about the performances and the Brooks Center, please view the Brooks Center’s website.    

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