Press Releases

The latest news about upcoming YPAC performances

St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland
A “great celebration of Ireland and its rich culture!” (Irish News and Entertainment) comes to the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 7. “St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland” is a fun and engaging show the entire family will enjoy.
Date Night Comedy Series – Featuring Barry Neal and Debbie Praver
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) is excited to present Barry Neal and Debbie Praver, two new Hollywood-based comedians in our Date Night Comedy Series. Neal and Praver will perform their act, “Love and Laughter,” with Ace Guillen hosting on March 19 at 7PM.
Väsen
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is proud to present Väsen, a Swedish acoustic trio. Now in their 30th year of touring together, Väsen’s three muscians create a singular sound: a playful, yet accomplished interplay that seems to defy the laws of physics, an intensity with a great sense of humor, and a modernity rooted in tradition.
Date Night Comedy Series – Featuring Trenton Davis and Jake Rush
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) is proud to present Trenton Davis and Jake Rush, two new comedians in the Date Night Comedy Series, with Ace Guillen hosting on April 16 at 7PM.
Shake, Rattle & Roll!
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is proud to present, “Shake, Rattle & Roll!”, an extraordinary show that celebrates what made Elvis Presley the King of Rock & Roll. The magic that made a generation swoon in the 1950s and ‘60s is recreated in this high-energy musical which creates the visual excitement of Elvis’ pre-Vegas career, complete with vintage instruments and greased-up hair.
Matt Haimovitz: Bach Listening-Room
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is privileged to present renowned cellist and musical pioneer, Matt Haimovitz March 22. Praised by The New York Times as a “ferociously talented cellist who brings his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of styles” and by The New Yorker as a “remarkable virtuoso” who “never turns in a predictable performance,” Haimovitz will undoubtedly bring an astounding musical experience to Yucaipa.
James Leblanc
Special Interview with James LeBlanc
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) continues to bring recognizable and world renowned artists to the Inland Empire. James LeBlanc, singer-songwriter of some of Country music’s most famous songs, took the time to give us a special interview before his show at the YPAC Indoor Theater Feb. 8. LeBlanc has written songs on records which have sold more than 25 million copies world-wide, and now, he is touring with The Winchesters.
Karen Rontowski and Andrew Searles are coming to the YPAC!
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center cannot wait to host comedians Karen Rontowski and Andrew Searles on Feb. 20 for the next show in our Comedy "Date Night" series. This pairing is one of our most uniquely interesting thus far, as Rontowski is a 17-year career comedian, Paranormal Investigator, reiki master and Tarot reader, while Andrew Searles is a regular headliner in Canada and was named in the "Top 10 Best Stand-Up Comedians in Montreal." Free childcare is provided for one child per ticket purchased.
Farewell Angelina
Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and cutting-edge multi instrumentalists. Together their magical blend of a multitude of stringed instruments, two blazing violins, and unique harmonies have taken Nashville by storm, and that enthusiasm is now spreading via word-of-mouth, social media, and live shows that bring down the house.
Sierra Hull
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is proud to host award-winning mandolinist, composer, and lyricist, Sierra Hull. Sierra Hull debuted at the Grand Ole Opry at age 10. At age 13, she signed with Rounder Records, issued her debut album, Secrets, and garnered the first of a near decade of nominations for Mandolin Player of the Year. Hull played at the Kennedy Center at age 16 and performed at the White House at age 20.
The Tillers
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is proud to present The Tillers, a modern folk band that has been attracting fans of all ages and musical tastes for over a decade.
James LeBlanc & The Winchesters
The talent behind the well-known songs, “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde” (recorded by Travis Tritt) and “Relentless” (recorded by Jason Aldean) is coming to Yucaipa. James Leblanc, named by Rolling Stone as one of the "10 New Country Artists You Should Know," will be joined by The Winchesters at the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center Feb. 8 at 8 p.m.
Comedy Series – Featuring Anthony Davis and Walter Reyes
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) is excited to present its Date Night Comedy Series. Two Hollywood-based comedians will be performing every third Thursday of the month through May 2020. There will be FREE child care for one child (ages 4 – 13) per ticket purchased for each show. Comedians performing January 16 at 7PM are Anthony Davis and Walter Reyes with Juan Garcia hosting.
Yucaipa Live! Presents The Drowsy Chaperone
Yucaipa Live is excited to present The Drowsy Chaperone at the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center. This lively musical has won five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score. A loving send-up of the Jazz Age, The Drowsy Chaperone features one show-stopping dance number after another.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Don Friesen and Christine Little
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) is excited to present our Date Night Comedy Series! Two new noteworthy comedians will be performing every third Thursday of the month through May 2020. There will be FREE child care for one child (ages 4 – 13) per ticket purchased for each of our Comedy Shows. Comedians performing December 19 at 7PM are Don Friesen and Christine Little.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Christmas from a Celtic Table
Christmas from a Celtic Table is an enchanting evening from the bountiful table of Ireland's past and present which includes a feast of music, song, poetry and dance.
Comedy Series – Featuring Richard Villa & Courtney Black
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is excited to present its Comedy Series! Shows will be every third Thursday of the month starting in October and running through May 2020. Make it a date night! There will be FREE child care for one child (ages 4 – 13) per ticket purchased for each of our Comedy Shows. Comedians performing November 21st are Richard Villa and Courtney Black.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Jarabe Mexicano
YPAC is excited to present Jarabe Mexicano! Jarabe Mexicano invites audiences on a joyride through a versatile songbook of Mexican Folk as well as Rock & Roll, Tex-Mex, Latin Rock, and Reggae-Cumbia.
An Irish Christmas at Yucaipa Center for the Arts
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is thrilled to welcome An Irish Christmas to Yucaipa for a one-night only event on Monday, December 23rd, 2019. Start time for the event is 7:00PM, doors are at 6:00PM.
YPAC to 'take a chance' on The ABBA Show on November 1
Brighten up your fall with some of the catchiest music ever written as The ABBA Showbrings a lavish tribute to the Swedish pop icons to the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) on Friday, November 1 at 8:00 pm.
YPAC is proud to present Heart by Heart, Saturday Oct. 19 at 8pm
This concert features original Heart members Hall of Famers, Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier, bassist and drummer from the band Heart during the 1970s and early 1980s with vocalist Somar Macek, guitarist/ keyboardist/ vocalist Lizzy Daymont and guitarist Chad Quist.
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is excited to present it’s first ever, Comedy Series! Shows will be every third Thursday of every month starting in October running through May 2020
Whether you are looking for a good laugh with your friends and family or for date night our Comedy Series will be sure to make you chuckle. Two talented comedians will perform at every show and each night will have new comedians so you won’t want to miss any of the shows!
Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte
YPAC is proud to present, Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte, Sunday Nov. 3 at 7PM.
Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte
YPAC se enorgullece en presentar a Ramon Ayala y sus Bravos del Norte. Domingo 3 de Nov. a las 7PM.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Della Mae Thursday, October 3 at 8PM Yucaipa Performing Arts Center Indoor Theater
The rich sound of bluegrass is here to launch the Indoor Season at the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) on October 3 at 8PM. With vibrant tones filled with punch and emotion, the GRAMMY-nominated, all-female string band Della Mae will enliven Historic Uptown Yucaipa with the toe-tapping blend of soulful roots-based folk music and contemporary influences of the present day.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Flashback Fest Featuring Jefferson Starship, Brenton Wood, and Lowrider Band
YPAC is proud to present Jefferson Starship, Brenton Wood, and Lowrider Band in Historic Uptown Yucaipa at the new Yucaipa Performing Arts Center on Sept. 21, 2019 at 5PM.
Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) presents Creedence Clearwater Revisited
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center (YPAC) is proud to host another world-renowned band at the brand new venue located in Historic Uptown Yucaipa. The event takes place on the outdoor stage Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at 8 PM.
Annie
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is excited to present the musical, Annie, performed by Yucaipa Live! This will be the YPAC’s first theatre performance since the building opened in Spring 2019.
Latin Legends
The Yucaipa Performing Arts Center is excited to present the Latin Legends Live, featuring El Chicano, Malo, Thee Midniters and Tierra.
Leyendas Latinas
El Centro de Bellas Artes de Yucaipa se emociona en presentar en vivo las Leyendas Latinas, figurando El Chicano, Malo, Thee Midniters y Tierra.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have been making music together for four decades. Pat and Neile met each other in 1979 for the first time in a small rehearsal room at SIR Studios in New York City. The rest as they say “is history”
Wild Child, A Doors Tribute Band
For over 20 years Wild Child has been known for faithfully re-creating a live Doors concert on stage. The band members are professional musicians who have decades of experience touring the world.
Event-specific inquiries, sponsorships, or interview requests

Margo Mullen, YPAC Coordinator
Email: mmullen@yucaipa.org
909-500-7734