October Calendar


Old School Square

Oct. 6 – PRESS PLAY!

Crest Theatre, Creative Arts School and Fieldhouse

Friday, 6-7:30 p.m.; free admission

The public is invited to a season launch party with a sneak peek of what’s new for the 2017-18 season! Get a glimpse of the shows and lectures in the Crest Theatre; enjoy refreshments in the Producers Lounge and a showcase of works by Creative Arts School students and instructors; upstairs, the Creative Arts School studios and classrooms will be open and instructors will be on hand to talk about the exciting fall offerings. Visit the Fieldhouse, next door, to see one of Palm Beach County’s most unique wedding and event venues, pick up rental information, enjoy entertainment and refreshments. Outside, check out a special Art Walk print-making demo by FAU students in front of the Cornell Art Museum and find out about the Museum’s (post-renovation) Grand Re-Opening!

Oct. 6 – Jan. 26, 2018 – Free Friday Concerts

Old School Square Pavilion

Friday, 7:30 p.m.; free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food and beverages available for purchase.

10/6         Turnstiles – Billy Joel Tribute and Food Truck Expo

10/13       Vertigo – 80’s Dance/Pop/Rock Covers

10/20       G and the Funky Stuff – Funk/Soul/Jazz

10/27       On the Roxx – 80’s Covers

Oct. 14 – Queen Machine

Old School Square Pavilion

Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $75 (VIP); $25 (general admission)

The best Queen cover band in Denmark and one of Europe’s fastest growing shows, QUEEN MACHINE features the charismatic and extremely talented front-man Bjarke Baisner, who embodies Freddy Mercury with every note. Queen Machine is a spectacular live-performance that will deliver a magical experience for all Queen fans!

Oct. 21 – How I Became a Pirate

Crest Theatre

Saturday, 2 & 6:30 p.m.; tickets $25 (adult); $15 (student)

Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. This show is a joyful family musical that is sure to leave young mateys singing and dancing in the aisles!

Save the date Nov. 2 8 p.m. for Steller Entertainment presents The Everly Brothers Experience  Crest Theatre

Evening Star Productions


Oct.1 –Oct. 8

Sol Theatre 3333 North Federal Highway

A seething investigation of “political correctness” in a time when the nation’s morality has been tested by increased incidents of sexual harassment. “Oleanna is likely to provoke more arguments than any play this year.” —NY Times. “One of the ten best plays of 1992…reason enough to cheer for the future of the theatre.” —Time Magazine.

By: David Mamet, Directed by: Rosalie Grant, Featuring: Todd Bruno and Sara Grant

Tickets: $30 / $20 for students


Oct.  26 – 28

Sol Theatre 3333 North Federal Highway

Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, thought to have first been performed in 1606, “The Scottish Play” explores the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Of all the plays Shakespeare wrote during the reign of James I, who was patron of Shakespeare’s acting company, Macbeth most clearly reflects the playwright’s relationship with his sovereign.

By: William Shakespeare, Adapted and directed by: Seth Trucks and Sara Grant

Tickets: $20

Delray Beach Playhouse

The Amorous Ambassador

Oct. 6-22

If you enjoyed last season’s popular hit The Sensuous Senator, then rejoice, because “Hormone Harry” Douglas is back! However, he is no longer a Senator! He’s now the US Ambassador to Great Britain! Along with his new responsibilities comes an even more urgent need for romantic dalliances.


Patch Reef Community Center

Trick’Em Treat Em Costume Party

Friday, Oct. 27 10 a.m.-noon

Calling Mummies, Daddies, creepers, crawlers and little tricksters to a costume party with munchies, mayhem, games and more at the James A. Rutherford Community Center, located inside Patch Reef Park.

Cost: $5 per child

(Ages 2-5).

For more information, contact Patch Reef Park Community Center 561-367-7035.

Boca Ballet Theatre

Boca Ballet Theatre’s 26th Annual “A Princely Affair” Luncheon and Performance

Sunday, Oct. 29 at noon

Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432 (561) 447-3000

$95 per adult and $60 for children 13 and under  www.bocaballet.org

The A Princely Affair will begin with an incredible silent auction and mimosas. It continues with a delicious luncheon and performance by Boca Ballet Theatre performing excerpts from The Nutcracker, presented by Marleen Forkas, in loving memory of Harold Forkas.

Arts Garage

Sunday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m.

Robert Ross Band

Award Winning Blues Singer general admission $15 | reserved $20 | premium $25

Robert Ross is a two-time winner of the coveted New York Music Award for Best Blues Artist. Ross won his first New York Music Award for Best Blues Artist in 1989 and has been nominated a total of 7 times over the years alongside such stars as Johnny Copeland, Taj Mahal, John Hammond Jr., Roscoe Gordon, Cyndi Lauper and Mose Allison. Robert also won an East Coast Rocker Award for Best Blues Artist in 1991. Ross is a New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee.

Thursday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.–11 p.m.


Delray’s New Poetry Open Mic

$10 In Advance | $12 day of event

Calling all poets, writers, and lyricists! Join us for a night of linguistic word play at Delray’s New Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Chunky. 1st Thursday of the every month. Let the power of the spoken word transform your Thursday.

Friday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m.

Batuke Samba Funk

General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

The Batuke Samba Funk project was created in 2010 by the Brazilian bassist and composer Diogo Brown, who invited the singer Mari Macedo and the musicians Cezar Santana (guitar) and Adriano De Borba (cavaco). Between January and February 2014, Silas Silva Filho (drummer) joined the band, completing the project.

Saturday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m.

Lisett Morales

General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

Lisett Morales sings with a fiery Latin fervor in any performance. Her deep and potent voice makes her a distinguishable and authentic artist true to her sound. With a career that spans more than a decade and multiple nations, she is a powerful force in Latin music. She’s had the honor and privilege to play for President George W. Bush and has been welcomed to perform on radio and television networks around the world. Morales is making a comeback with her most recent album “Lisett Morales La Mulata del Sabor”

Sunday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m.


General Admission $30 | Reserved $40 |Premium $45

From her vivacious stage performances to her infectiously rapturous personality, LaVie is a shining example of living life to the fullest! With such a becoming name, “LaVie,” which in French means “The Life,” she uses her eclectic contemporary sound as a vehicle to encourage and empower all people to seek out and experience “The Life” they are intended to live.

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m.


South Florida’s Premier Open Mic Showcase

$10 In Advance | $12 day of event

Step up on the stage and SHINE at this All Arts Open Mic Monthly Showcase.Bring a song, a poem, a rap, or a riff, and jam with our new emcee Chunky and our live house band while your friends cheer you on. Embrace the opportunity to hear the creative process of Delray’s local talent. SHINE takes place in our Main Stage Theatre every 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Friday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m.

Dirty Work

General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

A Tribute to the Music of Steely Dan is a comprehensive and exhaustively-researched group project dedicated to the faithful reproduction of Steely Dan’s classic albums, including “Aja”, which the band plays in its entirety. Dirty Work is comprised of South Florida’s finest studio musicians and it is this exact ascetic that these musicians utilize to reproduce this great music.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.

Carlos Puig Quartet 

General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

Award-winning jazz, pop and latin trumpet player, pianist, arranger and composer Carlos Puig and his quartet will perform live at Arts Garage. Carlos Puig has recorded and collaborated with a number of top jazz and pop artists, including Celia Cruz and Willy Chirino.

Sunday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Annika Chambers with The Igor Prado Band

General Admission $20| Reserved $30 |Premium $35

The dynamic monster vocalist from Houston Texas along with a host of talented musicians continue to shock and amaze many blues lovers who have the opportunity to hear their music. With a variety of soulful, heartwarming and ground stomping tunes, Miss Chambers is sure to rise above and beyond your expectations.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.

Anastasia Max

$10 In Advance | $12 day of event

Anastasia Max is a sibling fronted duo from Boca Raton, Florida. Merging genres of alternative indie, rock & roll garage, and blues. 14-year-old Anastasia has been playing at local venues since the age of 9, with her brother Maximillian, now 18. Their 4 piece live set up sound is strong and full with influences such as: Jack white, Billy Holiday, The Kills, Ray Charles, Royal Blood and Nina Simone.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.


$10 In Advance | $12 day of event

Rocket to Anywhere is a local South Florida band that plays a wide variety of genres and has been described as “raw and very rhythmic, a stark  contrast  to  cookie  cutter  radio  anthems.”

Thursday Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Onyx Art Stroll

FREE to walk | $15 for table

Arts Garage invites local artists and artisans to showcase and sell their art during a night of amazing music from local emerging musicians. This event is free to the public but artists can purchase a table for only $15.

Friday Oct. 20, 8 p.m.


General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

Timbalive was created in Miami in August 2008 by Leo Garcia (Director, Timbales), offering the best of Cuban Music with a mix of different rhythms from around the world. Based in Miami, and integrated by highly trained musicians from music schools in Cuba, they are one of the largest and most successful group of Timba in United States and the world.

Saturday Oct. 21, 8pm


High Energy Brass Band

General Admission $25| Reserved $30 |Premium $40

The Pierce Band is a High Energy 9-piece Band performing classic music from super groups such as Earth, Wind and Fire-Chicago- Blood, Sweat and Tears-The Commodore in a funky and creative way all their own. The band is led by Florida native Debbie Pierce on Saxophone, Flute and Vocals.

Sunday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.


General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

Shaun Martin and Drew Tucker will take the stage at Arts Garage for an unforgettable night of cool, Contemporary Jazz. Shaun Martin is a multi-Grammy winner who has collaborated with a long list of top 40 artists. Shaun’s willingness and ability to be a subtle part of each band has allowed him to be part of the very foundation. Drew Tucker is a unique combination of talents that place him at the intersection of the arts and activism.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.


$10 In Advance | $12 day of event

Arts Garage invites everyone 18 and older to unite through the power of music at CIRCUIT, an evening specially designed for alcohol and drug free folks. CIRCUIT provides a safe, clean, alcohol-free nightclub experience that responds to the changing and eclectic tastes of Delray Beach.

Friday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

Anibal Berraute Tango Fusion Quartet

General Admission $30| Reserved $40 |Premium $45

Anibal Berraute, Argentinean piano player, composer, arranger and producer, fuses Tango with Jazz and other musical forms in a new vibrant harmonic approach to a genre that In little over a century has transcended its humble beginnings to reach the whole world and its concert halls to be finally declared “cultural patrimony of humanity” by the United Nations.