THE SORTING ROOM
Catch a new vibe as the Lovelace Studio Theater transforms into an intimate nightclub & lounge called The Sorting Room. Pull up a seat and let us pour you a cold one for a night of unforgettable entertainment, including live music and uproarious comedy acts.
The Briskin Bar @ The Wallis offers craft cocktails, handpicked bottles of wine, draft beer, tea, coffee, and snacks. Bring your covered drink to The Sorting Room and enjoy during the performance. Want to make a night of it? Enjoy a pre or post show dinner reservation at one of our neighboring restaurant partners.
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Oct 19, 2023
India Carney takes you on a journey of self-reflection and discovery with her soulful, sultry, emotional, anthemic, and original songwriting. Accompanied by a full band of seasoned musicians, this performance is not one to miss! After rocketing to a Top 5 Artist finish on NBC’s “The Voice,” the singer-songwriter continues to take flight, having toured with iconic pop artist Katy Perry and sung for GRAMMY-award-winning artists, such as Mariah Carey, Dua Lipa, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Meghan Trainor, and H.E.R. Carney smoothly synthesizes pop, folk, classical, R&B, A Cappella, and jazz influences in a show sure to spark your spirits. Run, don’t walk to this powerhouse performance.
Oct 20, 2023
Introducing Carlos Cippelletti, composer, pianist, and leader of the young generation of Latin jazz musicians, in concert at The Sorting Room on Oct 20, 2023. Ingeniously merging Afro-Cuban music tradition, jazz, neo-soul, and classical music, Carlos is a two-time winner of the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation Scholarship, a four-time winner of the AIE Scholarship, and a current Fulbright scholar in New York. He has toured with the world’s premiere youth jazz orchestra and the JM Jazz World Orchestra, led by renowned trombonist Luis Bonilla. His recently released album Hybrid/C was singled out by Chucho Valdés for "great quality and impeccable development." Experience the unifying force of jazz as this musical marvel makes his Wallis debut.
Oct 25, 2023
The Wallis welcomes you to an intimate evening with "The American Songster," Dom Flemons. A savant multi-instrumentalist, Flemons expertly plays the banjo, guitar, harmonica, jug, percussion, quills, fife, and rhythm bones. Allow this GRAMMY Award-winner, two-time Emmy nominee, and 2020 U.S. Artists Fellow to take you on a dreamy, lyrical passage through 100 years of American roots music. Country and blues fans - this one-night-only performance is not to be missed.
Dec 14, 2023
Nashville-based singer-songwriter and finger-picking guitar maestro Sunny War's strums will serenade The Sorting Room with her unique acoustic blend of folk, punk, and blues. The Roots music revolutionary garnered widespread acclaim for her fourth and latest project Anarchist Gospel, showcasing her eclectic and innovative guitarwork while insightful lyricism bares striking emotional depth. Don't miss this 2023 rising star in her Wallis debut.
Dec 16, 2023
HALIE LOREN: A SEASON OF LIGHT
Settle in for an unforgettable evening of jazz melodies. International, award-winning jazz/pop singer/songwriter Halie Loren brings a fresh and original perspective to time-honored musical paths, channeling her innate understanding of connectedness across musical boundaries. Halie's multi-genre and multi-lingual musical blend across her ten albums to date has earned several national and international awards in multiple genres as well as significant critical and chart success along the way, with her albums consistently charting at #1 on the Billboard/Japan Jazz Charts, iTunes (Canada and Japan), and Amazon Music.