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Get Your 2024-2025
Season Tickets Today!

The Washington Concert Association (WCA) and the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center, (WAPAEC) have combined efforts to bring an outstanding array of performances to area audiences during the 2023-2024 season.  Now known as the Washington Performing Arts Series, we are excited to announce our 2024-2025 season!  Your support is essential to our success.
All performances will be at the totally handicapped-accessible 700 seat Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center located at Washington High School, 1111 South Avenue B in Washington. 
Season Ticket Info

Our $60 Season Ticket will also admit you
FREE OF CHARGE to the following area concerts

-- in addition to those listed for Washington!

Washington Performing Arts

WAPAEC Hanson Auditorium 

1111 S. Ave. B, Washington

Uptown, Celebration of Motown and Soul

Unique modern take on classics.

Friday Sept. 20, 2024, 7:00 PM

No More Talk of Darkness, Jeremy Stolle 

Broadway songs, classic music,

 a PHANTOM Veteran

Friday Nov. 1, 2024, 7:00 PM

Weary Ramblers, Chad Elliot and Kathryn Fox

Iowa folk duo

Sunday Feb. 23, 2025, 3:30 PM

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Eclectic mix of bluegrass, country,

original music and fiddle tunes with vocals.

Saturday March 29, 2025, 7:00 PM

Opera Iowa, Cinderella

Perfect show for children/families,

with vocals and comedy. Rossini’s version.

Tuesday April 22, 2025, 7:00 PM



Sondheim Center

200 N Main Street, Fairfield

Alliance Brass

Celebrating Stage and Screen

Friday, September 27, 2024 7:00 PM

Letters From Home

A USO-style show featuring favorites from  the 40s thru 60s

Tuesday, March 11, 2025 7:00 PM

Street Corner Symphony

Hip, fun male a cappella quintet

Tuesday, April 15, 2025 7:00 PM



Bridge View Center

102 Church Street, Ottumwa

Legendary Ladies of Country

Friday September 30, 2024 7:30 PM

 Jeremey Stolle, No More Talk of Darkness

Saturday November 2, 2024 7:30 PM

Land of Hope & Dreams

Sunday April 29, 2025 7:30 PM



Simon Estes Auditorium

612 South 12th Street, Centerville

UpTown Motown and Soul

Saturday  Sept. 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Jared Sherlock- Illusionist

Tuesday Oct. 8, 2024 7:00 PM

Jared Freiburg- Jerry Lee Lewis

Saturday Nov. 9, 2024 7:00 PM

Beach Boys Tribute

Sunday Mar. 16, 2025 3:00 PM Matinee

Albia Community Choir 

Sunday April 13, 2025 3:00 PM Matinee

 at United Methodist Church

Jim Witter Piano Man- Billy Joel

April 25, 2025 7:00 PM

at Nazarene Church Highway 5, Moravia

Alliance Brass 

Sunday May, 4, 2025 at 3:00 PM Matinee

at First United Methodist Church



Grand Theater

26 North 6th Street, Keokuk


Street Corner Symphony

Hip, fun male a cappella quintet

Tuesday Sept. 24, 2024, 7:00 PM

Hopper Jazztet

WIU Faculty jazz ensemble

Friday Nov. 1, 2024, 7:00 PM

Cinderella by Opera Iowa

Rossini’s version of the classic fairytale

Saturday Mar. 15, 2025, 7:00 PM

Paolo Schianchi

Fabulous Italian guitarist

Sunday Apr. 6, 2025, 3:00 PM

Jared Freiburg and the Vagabonds

Tearing into the early years of Rock’n Roll

Sunday May 11, 2025,  3:00 PM


Through our reciprocity agreements with the following associations, members may also attend the above concerts if seats are available. 



Simon Estes Aud. @ HS 2:30 / 7:30 pm



Bridge View Center

102 Church Street

Ottumwa, IA 52501

Take 34 West to exit #191 for Ottumwa to stay on 34.

Take Church St. exit. Turn right onto Church St. and center will be on right.

Simon Estes Auditorium

Centerville H.S. 600 CHS Drive

Centerville, IA 52544

Take US-34 West to Ottumwa. Take exit 191 in Ottumwa to stay on 34 W. Continue on 34 to Albia.

Turn left on IA-5 and go about 20 miles to the Junction of Hwy 5 and Hwy 2. Turn Right on Hwy 2 and go to the 3rd Stop Light.

Turn Left on South 10th St. and the H.S. is about 3 blocks down the street. Turn left and go around to the South Side for parking and the Auditorium.

Grand Theater

26 N 6th St Keokuk, IA 52632

Take Rte. 34 East toward Mt. Pleasant. Take US-218 South.

Take US-61/US-218 South

Continue on to downtown Keokuk (Main Street)

Turn left on N. 6th Street. The Grand Theatre will be on the left.

There is a city parking lot behind the building which is directly across from the front of the Grand Theatre.

Stephen Sondheim Theatre

200 N Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556

Centerville First Methodist Church -- off North side of square.

Centerville New Bridge Church -- in Lake Centerville Mall next to Mexican Restaurant

Washington Performing Arts and Events Center

Hanson Auditorium

Attached to

Washington High School

1111 South Avenue B

Washington, IA 52353

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