Concerts & shows offering Forksful of fabulous entertainment

Want to experience the Grand Ole Opry without ever leaving good ole Grand Forks? Or perhaps enjoy a taste of Broadway on University Avenue? Within the next couple months alone, our many amazing venues will be offering up a plethora of entertaining events to satisfy a variety of tastes!

Chris Stapleton

April 4 @ 7 PM // Alerus Center

Grammy, ACM and CMA award winner Chris Stapleton is guaranteed to wow the Alerus Center the crowd with all his greatest hits including "Tennessee Whiskey", “Cold”, "Broken Halos" and "Millionaire". Special guests Allen Stone and The War & Treaty will open the show. Showtime is 7 PM. Find tickets and more information at

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile

April 4-7, 11-14 & 18-20 // Fire Hall Theatre 

Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare. Performances: April 4-6, 11-13 & 18-20 at 7:30 PM; April 7 & 14 at 2 PM. For tickets and additional info at

Jennifer Lynn & The Groove Revival

April 5 @ 7:30 PM // Empire Arts Center

This British Invasion concert will begin with music from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Animals. It will continue to weave through a storyline of two decades worth of music culminating with British Blues-Rock icons such as Cream, Led Zeppelin, The Jeff Beck Group and many more. Tickets and more details may be found at

Pretty Woman The Musical

April 10 @ 7:30 PM // Chester Fritz Auditorium 

The Great White Way comes to Greater Grand Forks via Chester Fritz Auditorium. Pick up your pretty woman or favorite fella and check out this iconic 1990 romcom turned smash Broadway musical! For tickets and additional information online.

Tom Brosseau and Friends 2nd Annual Benefit Concert

April 13 @ 7:30 PM // Empire Arts Center 

The Grand Forks Children’s Museum, in partnership with Tom Brosseau, is producing a ragtime, bluegrass and folk musical program to benefit the building of the Children’s Museum. It will feature music from Tom Brousseau, Waddington Brothers, John Lardinois, Brent Voigt, Emily Walter, Mary Flower and the Grand Cities Children’s Choir. Tickets and more details may be found at

Shen Yun

April 14 @ 7 PM // Chester Fritz Auditorium 

Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away! For tickets and more information online.

Desperate Electric

April 17 @ 7 PM // Empire Arts Center

Hailing from the mountains of Montana, Desperate Electric is a captivating soul-pop duo that brings vibrant energy and infectious melodies to the forefront of the music scene. Comprised of two electrifying individuals, their name alone evokes a sense of urgency and excitement that resonates with audiences worldwide. With their flashy outfits, magnetic stage presence, and unparalleled live performances, Desperate Electric is a force to be reckoned with. Find tickets and further information at

Kane Brown

April 20 @ 7 PM // Alerus Center

AMA and ACM award winner Kane Brown brings his In the Air Tour to our Nashville of the North this spring! Named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, Brown will fill the Alerus Center with his one-of-a-kind soulful country sound heard in hits like “Better Place”, “Heaven”, “Lose It” and “Grand”. Opening the show will be Tyler Hubbard and Parmalee. Tickets and more info may be found at

A Year with Frog & Toad

April 26-28 & May 3-5 // Empire Arts Center 

Step into the magical world of A Year with Frog and Toad, where the stage comes alive with the enchanting adventures of two best friends – the lively Frog and the sometimes grumpy, always lovable Toad! Imagine a Broadway hit that's not just a musical but a delightful journey through the four seasons, filled with laughter, lessons and heartwarming moments. Performances: April & May 3 at 11 AM; April 27 & May 4 at 2 PM; April 28 & May 5 at 2 PM. For tickets and more details, go to

Sawyer Brown 40th Anniversary Tour

April 27 @ 7 PM // East Grand Forks Civic Center

Featuring hits like "Some Girls Do", "Thank God for You", "This Time" and "The Walk", it's sure to be one grand concert filled with country classics! The evening will kick off with an acoustic set from Love & Theft and Trent Tomlinson. Tickets and more info may be found online.

Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra Generations of Inspiration Concert

May 4 @ 2:30 PM // Grand Forks Masonic Center 

GGFSO’s last concert of the season will kick off with Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 “Jupiter.” Next up, with guest cellist Viktor Uur, will be Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 by Tchaikovsky. Lastly is the Spanish Caprice by N. Rimsky-Korsakov. This festive concert will send you off with a tune in your ear and a smile on your face! For tickets and additional information, go to

John Christ

May 19 @ 7 PM // Chester Fritz Auditorium

Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media and sold-out shows from coast to coast making Pollstar’s Top 100 Global Tours list in 2019 with over 197,000 tickets sold. He is widely known for viral videos like “Honest Football Coach,” “Every Parent at Disney,” “Brands that need to be Cancelled” plus hundreds more. Find tickets and more details online.

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