Arts Series

Tickets available soon for our 2017-2018 events! ┬áCheck out our Early Bird Special – Order adult priced tickets for five or more Saturday evening events and receive 20% off of your price! ┬áPlease note that Story Collider cannot be further discounted, but it will count toward your total number of Arts Series events.

Arts Series events start promptly at 8 pm in Fermilab’s Ramsey Auditorium unless noted otherwise.

Free online ticketing available! Purchase tickets HERE. Tickets can be purchased online until noon the day prior to the event. Tickets also available by phone at 630/840.ARTS (2787); in-person at our Wilson Hall atrium box office, open 8-4 weekdays; or one hour prior to performances at the Ramsey Auditorium lobby box office.

Upcoming events

Sept. 29, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $28 for adults $14 for ages 18 and under - call 630/840.ARTS for Volume or Group Sales
Americana bluegrass, featured on A Prairie Home Companion
Oct. 27, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $38 for adults; $19 for ages 18 and under; Call 630/840.ARTS for volume and group discounts
Aquila Theatre returns to Ramsey Auditorium with one of the most poignant of all classic horror stories, Frankenstein.
Nov. 3, 2018, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $29 for adults; $15 for ages 18 and under; call for best prices for volume or group sales
Anda Union's thoroughly addictive combination of Mongolian musical styles is a reflection of their roots. Hailing from differing ethnic nomadic cultures, the nine member strong band unites tribal and music traditions from all over Inner Mongolia. A multi-media performance enhances this experience.
Dec. 8, 2018, 7:00 pm
Tickets: $29 for adults; $15 for ages 18 and under; call 630/840.ARTS for the best deal on Volume or Group Sales
Absolutely captivating - Rolling Stone "An eye-popping display of storytelling that's not like anything you've ever seen before." - Broadway World
Feb. 23, 2019, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $28 for adults; $14 for ages 18 and under; call 630/840.ARTS for the best volume or group rates
Las Cafeteras have taken the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and have crossed-genre and musical borders, collaborating with folk/indie bands, Mexican and Columbian super groups, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and most recently with Talib Kweli. Born and raised east of the Los Angeles river, Las Cafeteras are remixing roots music and telling modern day stories. Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and positive message. Their Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes deliver inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
March 9, 2019, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $29 for adults; $15 for ages 18 and under; call 630/840.ARTS for the best volume and group rates
The band is internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times. They are renowned for their stunning shows honed by superb musicianship and a constant touring cycle. They have performed over 1,500 shows across 36 countries since the band formed in 1997. Lunasa sold out their previous Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series appearance - order early!
May 4, 2019, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $27 for adults; $14 for ages 18 and under; call 630/840.ARTS for the best volume and group rates.
Jazz phenom Matthew Whitaker is just 17 years old but was already performed with such jazz superstars as Christian McBride, Jon Batiste, Regina Carter and more. At the age of 10, he was invited to play for Stevie Wonder's induction into the Apollo Theatre's Hall of Fame. He has been featured as one of Today Show's "Boys Changing the World," one of USA Today's Rising Stars, and on Ellen. Don't miss this young superstar!