Campus Life

Events Calendar 

Scroll down to see list of upcoming events for the 2022-23 season at the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Studio for the Performing Arts Rectial Hall, and Howard Studio Theatre. Click the "Buy Tickets" button to purchase tickets.

 SCF Music

SCF Music Program

The Nutcracker Swings

Jazz & Guitar Ensembles - SCF Music Program

Saturday, December 3, 2022 @ 2:00pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


This is the holiday party you'll talk about until next year. Join the SCF Big Band, Guitar Ensemble, and Jazz Combo for a hard swinging and cool stringing tribute to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker. Dance with sugar plum fairies, toy soldiers, and reindeer at this holiday jam session. Wear your best ugly sweater for a free egg nog after the show.

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 SCF Theatre Play 1

SCF Music Program

Fall Graduation Recital

SCF Music Program

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 7:30pm

Studio for the Performing Arts Recital Hall, Bldg. 11A


Graduating SCF Music students perform their top performances pieces in this swan song collaboration. These students have blossomed throughout their time at SCF and are now ready to spread their wings into the wider world of university. Come witness this final concert and their legacy on the SCF Music Program and future students who will walk in their footsteps.

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MCCB December concert

Community Concert Band 

"Home for the Holidays"

Manatee Community Concert Band

Saturday, December 10, 2022 @ 2:00pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


Celebrate the holidays with the Manatee Concert Band and join us as we perform traditional holiday music along with new and exciting arrangements.

Our goal has always been to provide the community a venue in which to perform as well as the opportunity to entertain our community with great musical selections. Members of this band come from all walks of life—collectively embracing over 2,100 years of musical experience.

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SCF Rental

Note: This concert is a rental of the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center.

Soaring on Hope

Professional Dance - Live Music

Saturday, January 21, 2023 @ 3:00pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


Enjoy an afternoon filled with dancing and live music. Community artists gather to present original choreography inspired by movement in the Sky.  Come Fly with us to experience our passion of the performing arts.

 All proceeds benefit The Priceless Journey. 

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 MCCB February concert

Community Concert Band 

"A Trip Down Memory Lane"

Manatee Community Concert Band

Saturday, February 18, 2023 @ 2:00pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


This concert is sure to please everyone as the Manatee Concert Band performs music from the 40s to the 80s.  Join us for an afternoon of musical memories from your past. 

Our goal has always been to provide the community a venue in which to perform as well as the opportunity to entertain our community with great musical selections. Members of this band come from all walks of life—collectively embracing over 2,100 years of musical experience.

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 Almost ABBA

Note: This concert is a rental of the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center.

Almost ABBA - #1 Tribute to ABBA

with special guests The Shee Gees – Tribute to the Bee Gees

Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 7:30pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


Almost ABBA - #1 Tribute to ABBA recreates the magic and nostalgia of ABBA in a costumed, choreographed, audience interactive experience. They have performed for the US Military, NBC, Universal and the release of MAMMA MIA! Almost ABBA have performed for audiences as large as 50,000 and were recently asked to open for Cher on her "Here We Go Again" Tour of Australia. Almost ABBA will be joined by special guests The Shee Gees,  Florida's fantastic female-fronted tribute to the Bee Gees. They will perform Bee Gees hit songs, including "Stayin' Alive", "You Should Be Dancing", "Night Fever", "How Deep is Your Love" and more.

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MCCB April concert

Community Concert Band 

"Make it a Broadway Night"

Manatee Community Concert Band

Saturday, April 1, 2023 @ 7:00pm

SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, Bldg. 11 East


This evening will be one you won’t want to miss as the Manatee Concert Band performs a Broadway production that will leave you asking for more. Get your tickets early to guarantee a seat for this production.

Our goal has always been to provide the community a venue in which to perform as well as the opportunity to entertain our community with great musical selections. Members of this band come from all walks of life—collectively embracing over 2,100 years of musical experience.

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