Philadelphia Freedom: A Tribute to Elton John - Elton Comes Home for the Holidays

Arts In Bloom

The Arts In Bloom series is comprised of high-caliber professional touring headliners, as well as performances and exhibits by 澳门六合彩鈥檚 resident producers.听

Arts in Bloom programming attracts students to our university, and citizens to our region. By sharing the talents of visiting artists and resident producers, we strive to unite the community in the arts.

2023-2024 Arts In Bloom Season Headliners!

Introducing our 2023-2024 season headliners using our NEW interactive show program! Be on the lookout for this interactive program feature at our events. Check it out below.

Box Office:

Tickets for our 2023-2024 season are on sale! Purchase tickets using the button below. We are so excited to present our next upcoming headliner, Philadelphia Freedom: A Tribute to Elton John -听Elton Comes Home for the Holidays, on December 2nd. We're ready to get festive! Don't miss this high energy show featuring legendary Elton John tunes and rock and roll holiday classics!

Box Office Hours:

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Headliner show days, our hours are 11 a.m. - Curtain. The Box Office is located in Haas Center for the Arts. For shows taking place in Carver Hall's K.S. Gross Auditorium, our box office will be located at the entrance of Carver Hall the day of the show.

For sales & general information, please call the box office at 570-389-4409. Thank you!

Note: Students, Faculty, and Staff will receive a discount when logging into your BU account on the Purchase Tickets link above.

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Your support of Arts In Bloom helps bring arts experiences to students and the community. Future seasons will be filled with music, dance, and cultural experiences for all to enjoy! To become an Arts In Bloom Sponsor, click the button below.

For information on becoming an Arts In Bloom Sponsor, contact Abby Manns, Director of Performing Arts, at or by phone at 570-389-4653

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Philadelphia Freedom: A Tribute to Elton John - AIB 12/02/2023

Philadelphia Freedom: A Tribute To Elton John "Elton Comes Home for the Holidays"

Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. Haas Center for the Arts - Mitrani Hall. An Arts in Bloom fan-favorite, Philadelphia Freedom: A Tribute to Elton John, are coming home to 澳门六合彩 for the holidays! Doug Delescavage is Elton John as he was in his 20's, full of joy and unlimited energy, commanding his top-notch band through all the hits of Elton's career. We're ready to get festive with Doug, the band, and special guests including BU Alumni and Commonwealth University resident producers. Don't miss this high-energy show featuring legendary Elton John tunes and rock and roll holiday classics!

Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra - Arts In Bloom 02/16/2023

Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra "A Valentines Event"

Friday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Haas Center for the Arts - Mitrani Hall. Founded in 1892 as Guards Symphony Orchestra, in 1938 after fusion with the Academic Symphony Orchestra transformed into Royal Military Symphony Orchestra, after 1945 the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra became the national orchestra of Bulgaria and has long established itself as one of the leading cultural institutions, representative of the overall contemporary musical culture of the country.

International Guitar Night - Arts In Bloom 3/01/2023

International Guitar Night

Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Carver Hall - K.S. Gross Auditorium. For the 24th annual tour, Brian Gore has assembled a lineup of three IGN favorites and an exciting newcomer. Luca Stricagnoli (Italy), the amazing acoustic rock interpreter, will be returning for the 4th time. The Le THU (Vietnam), whose nylon string artistry stretches from classical to contemporary. Marco Pereira (Brazil), the master composer and performer, first toured with IGN in its early days and returns for his final go-round in 2024. Minnie Marks (Australia), the irrepressible blues slide guitarist and singer, not only is new to IGN but will be making her North American debut.

RUBBERBAND - Arts In Bloom


Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. Haas Center for the Arts - Mitrani Hall. In Trenzado, American citizen of Mexican heritage and Canadian choreographer Victor Quijada revisits a certain nostalgia in order to push his creative language further. Built upon the themes of roots, boundaries, homeland and loss, the piece explores our physical and emotional limits when we face removal from home, lost connections, and reconstruction. It also addresses the hopes that come with starting new.

iLUMINATE - Arts In Bloom


Sunday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. Haas Center for the Arts - Mitrani Hall. iLuminate has been a household name since we were called "The BEST NEW ACT in America!" during our run on America's Got Talent in 2011. Maybe you saw us on TV or heard about us through one of our international appearances or saw our Live show in the heart of New York City. No matter how you found us, we're just glad you did! iLuminate is a company based on the fusion of technology and dance. This distinct intermix will reawaken your senses and imagination! We are a diverse team of experts and together we create a visual experience unlike anything you've ever seen.