2016-2017 Performance Series


Performance: Thursday, Oct. 20
7:30 pm/Panida/Tickets: $25/$16/$10

Hearing Perla Batalla’s transcendent voice for the first time is an epiphany, In this House of Cohen tour, one may go to hear the songs, but you end up feeling the joy and the pathos in the music like never before.


Performance: Friday, Nov. 18
7:00 pm/Panida/
A Navajo girl explores her family’s past while struggling to keep her culture in a government-run boarding school. Her vision of becoming a modern healer in a changing world is brought to life as her community joins the U.S. in World War II.


Performance: Monday, Dec. 12
7:00 pm/Panida/Tickets:$30/$25/$12
Experience the holiday spirit and a little magic with loved ones of all ages at The Nutcracker. The Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier will fly you away to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the sweets, but not before battling the not-so-scary Mouse King and his Pirate Hench mice.

Performance: Wednesday, Feb. 8
7:00 pm/Panida/Tickets:$25/$16/$10

Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s finest fiddler, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Haas once again unleash their dazzling teamwork and shared passion for taking the infectious melodies and grooves of Scottish music on an exciting new journey.
ROB VERDI’S TAKE 5rob-verdi
Performance:Thursday Feb. 23
7:30 pm/Panida/Tickets: $20/$13/$10

A glimpse at some of the most unusual saxophones ever made and a tribute to legendary artists who gave the sax it’s unique voice in jazz. Our local student choir joins the stage with legendary saxophonist Rob Verdi for a night of Vaudeville jazz!
WOMEN OF THE WORLDwomen-of-the-world

Performance: Friday, March 24
7:30 pm/Panida/Tickets: $25/$16/$10

Women of the World is an ensemble of musicians from different corners of the globe. In the spirit of friendship, they celebrate the beauty of diversity . They sing not just for tolerance, but wisdom, respect, and joy.

Performance: Saturday, April 29
2:00 pm & 6:00 pm /Panida/Tickets: 10/$7/$5
MCT brings their famous red truck to Sandpoint once again to host a week-long workshop in which a classic fairy tale is twisted into a fantastical musical performed by local children on the Panida stage. Fun for families and friends of all ages!

Past Performances

2016 City Beach Series

  • Marty Perron & Doug Bond
  • Our Famous Belly Dancers feat. guests from Hawaii
  • Sandpoint Jr. Fiddlers
  • Rough Shod
  • Poppy Band
  • Patrice Webb
  • Beth Pedersen & Betsy Hammet
  • Kevin Dorin
  • Mary Gore

2015-2016 Performing Arts Series

  • Utah Ballroom Dance Company’s Dancing With Our Stars
  • Men of Worth & Bridges Home
  • The Andy Hackbarth Band
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Music Conservatory of Sandpoint’s Opera Trio
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Rumpelstiltskin  
  • Young Audiences New York’s Literature to Life The Secret Life of Bees   
  • DakhaBrakha

2014-2015 Performing Arts Series

  • Air Force Wild West Winds
  • Bluestreak
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Utah Ballroom Dance Company’s Dancing With Our Stars
  • American Place Theatre’s The Kite Runner
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s The Princess and the Pea
  • Moira Smiley                                                                                                                           

2013-2014 Performing Arts Series

  • Blaze & Kelly
  • Jason Farnham
  • Maria in the Shower
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s The Secret Garden
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • American Place Theatre’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

2012-2013 Performing Arts Series

  • Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • International Guitar Night
  • Cadenza Artists’ Laurie Rubins opera
  • Matt Anderson
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Tortoise and the Hare
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Taiko On Ensemble

2011-2012 Performing Arts Series

  • Soul Street Dance Co.
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • The Good Lovelies
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Pied Piper
  • Trey McIntyre Project

2010-2011 Performing Arts Series

  • Lula Washington Dance Theatre
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s The Jungle Book
  • Laura Love
  • The Handsome Little Devils

2009-2010 Performing Arts Series

  • Mud Bay Jugglers
  • Tien Hsieh
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Kusun Ensemble
  • Los Pinguos
  • Calo Flamenco
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s King Arthur

2008-2009 Performing Arts Series

  • Ache’ Brasil
  • Bottom Line Duo
  • Casey MacGILL’s
  • Chinese Acrobats
  • Moscow Cat Theater
  • Dutch Swing Fever
  • Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Pinocchio

2007-2008 Performing Arts Series

  • The Alley Cats
  • Ballet Idaho’s The Nutcracker
  • Crooked Road
  • Tom Rush
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Robinson Crusoe
  • Carl Rosa Opera’s HMS Pinafore: The Musical

2006-2007 Performing Arts Series

  • The Barra MacNeils
  • Big Band Broadcast
  • Ballet Idaho’s The Nutcracker
  • Cantabile: The London Quartet
  • John Jorgensen
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre’s The Little Mermaid
  • Ballet Gran Folklorico de Mexico
  • Lady Smith Black Mamabazo
  • MonTango