TasteBreakers: Chris Brydge Quartet

the music scene's happy hour

April 23, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In April, we welcome Chris Brydge Quartet.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

April 24, 2021

Saturday at 8pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

Vocal Jazz Summit

Jazz Festival

April 29, 2021

All Virtual Recordings

Virtual

The Vocal Jazz Summit brings together jazz enthusiasts, artists, and the greater jazz community in celebration of the art form. The weekend will engage festival-goers with live performance, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and networking opportunities.

Triple Threat

A Play that Moves and Sings

May 06, 2021 to May 09, 2021

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday at 3:00pm

Main Stage Theater

Triple Threat is a Play that Moves and Sings. It’s one man sharing a story. Each person is brought to life by one actor on the stage, in video and voiceover.

Visions of Hope

Presented by Ballet Virginia

May 14, 2021 to May 15, 2021

Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday at 2:00pm

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

This new production from Ballet Virginia, will feature both classical and contemporary works performed by the company’s professional dancers.

EmiSunshine

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter

May 27, 2021

Thursday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, Blues, and Jazz. Critics have compared her to a young Janis Joplin, Iris Dement, and Dolly Parton.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

May 29, 2021

Saturday at 8pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

TasteBreakers: Jon Bibbs

the music scene's happy hour

June 04, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In June, we welcome Jon Bibbs.

Tastebreakers Fest

Local and regional acts

June 18, 2021 to June 19, 2021

All day Saturday!

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

TasteBreakers music festival is a daylong festival featuring exceptionally talented local and regional music acts from The Z’s annual TasteBreakers concert series.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

June 26, 2021

Saturday at 8pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

Spring-A-Ding-Ding

Cirque-tacular Family Circus Shows

June 30, 2021

Virtual Streaming

Virtual

Brianna, the charming and curious girl who explored the magic of winter in Snowkus Pocus, hops into a new 'adventure-through-the-seasons' in Spring-A-Ding-DING!

TasteBreakers: Paper Aliens

the music scene's happy hour

August 31, 2021

Virtual Streaming

Virtual

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In March we welcome Paper Aliens.