2017-18 Season Events

The Tassel 2017-18 season of events featuring professional artists (see show links below) includes one free performance by The King’s Brass for the entire community, and seven performances as part of our season ticket package: The New Christy Minstrels, Ethan Bortnick, the UNL Symphony Orchestra, SNOWCATCHER, VOCES8, Janoska Ensemble, and the Harlem Gospel Choir.  Season tickets are on sale now!  Individual show tickets will be available for some but not all performances; please link to event pages for details.


Performing and visual arts events of the Holdrege Public Schools that are held at the Tassel are listed on the school activities calendar, available via the Dusters website.

  • Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass – Thursday, Aug 3rd, 2017 at 7:30:pm

    A free performance for the community as a gift from long-time Tassel supporter Bruce Hendrickson; a celebration of life, love, and the ongoing tradition of high quality cultural events in Phelps County. (No tickets are required for this show.)
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • The New Christy Minstrels – Tuesday, Sep 19th, 2017 at 7:30:pm

    Still under the direction of founder Randy Sparks, and playing all your old favorites along with new music from their special project, "Songwriter's Tour of Nebraska," in honor of our state's 150th birthday.
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • Ethan Bortnick – Tuesday, Oct 10th, 2017 at 7:30:pm

    You've seen him on PBS, now see Ethan Bortnick LIVE at the Tassel!
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • UNL Symphony Orchestra – Saturday, Oct 28th, 2017 at 7:30:pm

    The University of Nebraska Symphony Orchestra will perform a full concert at the Tassel in Holdrege.
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • SNOWCATCHER – Sunday, Dec 3rd, 2017 at 3:00:am

    A family theatre event written and performed by Nebraskan Becky Boesen, based on the vicious 1888 prairie storm that came to be known as "The Schoolchildren's Blizzard." This show will be presented at the Tassel as a Sunday matinee.
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • VOCES8 – Saturday, Feb 10th, 2018 at 7:30:pm

    With an on-going program of recordings and live broadcasts including both classical and contemporary pieces, VOCES8 is heard regularly on international television and radio, including MPR, the BBC and ClassicFM. VOCES8 is a Decca Classics Artist and with whom two albums, 'Eventide' and 'Lux', have been at the top of the Classical Charts on their release.
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • Janoska Ensemble – Friday, Mar 16th, 2018 at 7:30:pm

    Soaring talent, delightful versatility, charming humor, and a very wide variety of music styles. "As an ensemble 'they are a whiff of fresh air', combining their outstanding, individual talents with their family ties. They have become successful in performing in a variety of genres in their unique 'Janoska style', which is creating a new hybrid genre" - Julian Rachlin
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center

  • Harlem Gospel Choir – Friday, Apr 13th, 2018 at 7:30:pm

    Performing contemporary gospel with a touch of jazz and blues, the world famous Harlem Gospel Choir is synonymous with power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy.
    location: The Tassel Performing Arts Center