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Experience a wide variety of entertainment at The Lerner! You can easily buy tickets online for any of our upcoming shows.

For more information, or to reserve wheelchair seating, please call the Box Office at (574) 293-4469 or (800) 294-8223

  • Sunday Jun 02 Doors open 1:00PM Show starts 2:00PM
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    $15 Adults
    $12 Children
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    Simply the Best

    Sparkles and tutus, sneakers and glitter. Oh my! Students ages 2-16 have had an absolutely amazing year winning 1st place in the Winterfest Parade, dancing for the Harlem Globetrotters, and more! Join us for an afternoon of talent as the 2018 Elkhart County's best Dance studio, Robin's School of Dance show's you why this year is "Simply the best"! 

  • Monday Jun 03 Doors open 6:00PM Show starts 7:00PM
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    Elkhart Jazz Festival Preview Party featuring the Dave Bennett Quartet

    Fan favorite Dave Bennett is kicking off the 2019 Jazz Festival season in style.

    The Four Arts Club's 75th anniversary celebration continues with Bennett's quartet on the Crystal Ballroom stage for a special evening of music, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and cash bar.

    Bennett will be making his third appearance at the Four Arts festival preview party. His talent is reminiscent of Benny Goodman on clarinet and Jerry Lee Lewis on piano. But it's his connection he makes with his audience that fills the room over and over.

    The Four Arts Club celebrates culture with enlightening and entertaining programs. Music, visual and performing arts, literature, and the art of living are the focus. For more information on membership and events, visit

  • Friday Jun 21 Doors open 5:00PM Show starts 5:00PM
    Saturday Jun 22 Doors open 9:00AM Show starts 9:00AM
    Sunday Jun 23 Doors open 9:00AM Show starts 9:00AM
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    $100 Basic Pass
    $220 VIP Pass
    $400 Top Brass
    $30 Friday
    $50 Saturday
    $30 Sunday
    Headliners starting at $19.50
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    32nd Elkhart Jazz Festival

    Since 1988, jazz legends and fans have gathered each summer for a memorable weekend at the Elkhart Jazz Festival. Combining warm, intimate, small-town hospitality with the excitement of big city jazz, the Elkhart Jazz Festival has become an internationally acclaimed event. Today, the festival showcases more than 100 performers and draws an audience of 20,000 to our community celebration of America’s classic art form – jazz. Whether you’ve been to all 31 Elkhart Jazz Festivals, or this summer's will mark your first, we promise to deliver one thing: A memorable weekend at a great price.

    Enjoy an Early Bird discount of 10% off through Sunday, April 21st (excluding Day Passes and Top Brass).

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  • Friday Jun 21 Doors open 7:00PM Show starts 8:00PM
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    An Evening with Gregory Porter

    Raised in California, Porter’s mother was a minister, and he cites the Bakersfield Southern Gospel sound, as well as his mother’s Nat King Cole record collection, as fundamental influences on his own sound. Porter began singing in small jazz clubs in San Diego while attending San Diego State University on a football scholarship, where he played outside linebacker. Eventually it was music that Porter chose to pursue full-time at the encouragement of local musicians including his mentor Kamau Kenyatta.

    Porter eventually put down roots in Brooklyn, and in 2010 released his debut album Water (Motéma Music), which earned a GRAMMY nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. His sophomore album Be Good (Motéma Music) followed in 2012 and earned him his second GRAMMY nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

    Despite having now recorded or shared the stage with the likes of Van Morrison, Wynton Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Nicola Conte, Christian McBride, Kenny Barron, Buster Williams and David Murray, Porter remains grounded and humbled by all the new accolades. “Sometimes I haven’t had a chance to absorb and enjoy some of the audiences that I’ve been in front of, especially some of the icons of the music like Wynton and Herbie,” Porter says, “And they give me so much open-arm love; I couldn’t fathom that two years ago.” With the release of Liquid Spirit, Porter’s soaring career will surely ascend even higher.

    Enjoy an Early Bird discount of 10% off through Sunday, April 21st.

  • Saturday Jun 22 Doors open 7:00PM Show starts 8:00PM
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    The Hot Sardines with special guests Davina and the Vagabonds

    Fueled by the belief that classic jazz feeds the heart and soul, THE HOT SARDINES are on a mission to make old sounds new again and prove that joyful music can bring people together in a disconnected world. In the last two years, the Hot Sardines have been featured at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival, have sold out NYC venues from Joe’s Pub to Bowery Ballroom and more than 150 tour dates from Chicago to London, and have released two albums on Universal Music Classics to critical raves and a No. 1 slot on the iTunes Jazz chart in the U.S. and internationally.

    In New York City, The Hot Sardines draw a young audience. In the rest of the country,
    multi-generations come to enjoy the music. “We’ll see daughters, mothers and
    grandmothers coming to our show together,” Evan says. “In Long Island, a young girl
    came up to Elizabeth with a can of sardines to sign. She was 7!”In the hot jazz movement, The Hot Sardines stand apart for the innovation, verve and sheer joy they bring to music, both new and old.

    Featuring special guests Davina and the Vagabonds, who have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers' commanding stage presence. Bringing you 100 years of American music and Davina's originals, which lend themselves to the American songbook, the band brings edgy nostalgia to older generations and fresh new music to younger ears.

    Enjoy an Early Bird discount of 10% off through Sunday, April 21st.

  • Wednesday Jun 26 Doors open 10:00AM Show starts 11:00AM
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    Lunchtime Live! Free Concert featuring LauraDsolo

    Laura Koon (Laura D) started singing in her church choir at the age of 29. This was the beginning of her singing career with various bands, including Eddie J and the C Notes in the mid 90s. Following this, she started her own bands, including Laura D and Bluematter, Laura D and the Groovemachine, and a trio, Laura D and the Non-Perishables.

    Laura has entertained many at local venues in the Elkhart area. She has done several radio and television jingles over the years. Other performances include the Elkhart County Fair Vesper service and singing for celebrities, including Scott Hamilton, Peggy Fleming, Bob Dole, and Lou Holtz. She was invited and sang at a girls' Notre Dame basketball game honoring cancer survivors. For the last three years, Laura performed during the annual Jazz Festival in downtown Elkhart.

    After a few years of retirement from the band/late-night scene, Laura began singing solo. LauraDsolo allowed Laura to continue her passion for singing in more laid-back atmospheres. It also allowed her to sing her favorite styles, including jazz, R&B, and Motown. The audiences love her alto/tenor voice and describe her vocals as "buttery, smooth, and silky."

    Laura is married, the mother of two adult children, and the grandmother of two beautiful boys. She says, "Life is good!"

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Patron bags exceeding 14” x 14” x 6" are not permitted. All bags subject to search at discretion of management or security personnel. Exceptions are made for medical equipment or diaper bags for customers with small children. Guests with prohibited items will be turned away from the entrances to return items to their vehicles or to dispose of them.