Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, West Chester PA

 Celebrating iconic music by showcasing world-class bands and artists in this state-of-the-art venue.


Thurs July 12 - ATLYS String Quartet

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ATLYS is a classically trained, crossover string quartet comprised of four women. Hailed for being incredibly passionate and interactive, they create a concert atmosphere that is absolutely mesmerizing. Together, the four are creating an ATLYS of music, filled with melodies and tunes from nations all around the world. Using the string quartet as their blank canvas, they veer outside of the classical music box to develop imaginative covers of beloved music. ATLYS has over 500 performances under their belt, having charmed audiences around the world representing Lincoln Center in New York City in collaboration with Holland America Line. Their shows are captivating, and they take pride in drawing people into their concerts who may have never otherwise been interested in attending a quartet performance.

Thur July 19 - Dueling Pianos!

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A Dueling Piano show combines high musicianship of two singing pianists with amazing interaction, comedy, and sing-alongs of classic songs.

Originating in 1933 in New Orleans LA, the dueling piano tradition began with two pianos facing one another and two pianists competing in the Ragtime style. Today, these musicians focus on a mix of popular songs, iconic artists, and hits from all eras. Join us, as our musicians perform your favorite sing-along hits at the Knauer Performing Arts Center!

Thur Aug 9 - Glenn Miller Orchestra

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The most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.
“A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.” – Glenn Miller

Sat Aug 11 Blues N' Brews at Uptown!

Blues N’ Brews at Uptown! This event is festival-inspired, highlighting Pennsylvania’s favorite blues-styled musicians, paired with two of our favorite local breweries. To kick off the event, we’ll be featuring the the area's top Rhythm and Blues bands. These groups will be paired with several beers from Victory Brewing Company.
Each ticket gets you: Souvenir “Blues N’ Brews at Uptown!” mugs, raffle tickets for giveaways at the event, craft beer all night, as well as entry to see all of the musical acts.
Don’t miss out on our Inaugural Blues N’ Brews at Uptown! The night will be action-packed with tons of beer, blues, friends, and fun! Buy your tickets NOW!
By purchasing tickets, you confirm that you are over 21 years of age. IDs WILL be checked at the door, and no one under the age of 21 is permitted to attend this event.

Sat Sept 8 - Tony Deyo - Comedian

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Tony Deyo is a stand-up comedian known most notably for his sharp, quick material and near-perfect comedic timing almost certainly gained from his years as a professional symphony musician. New York City’s Village Voice calls him “one of the tightest joke writers in the business.” In 2013, he made his late night television debut on CONAN. Within a year, he had added appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. His latest album, Comedy Road Trip, landed on the Billboard Magazine comedy chart, and debuted as the #1 selling stand-up album on iTunes. With over 50 stand-up clips available, he has steadily become one of the most prolific comedians on YouTube.

Sun Dec 2 - DISNEY'S Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve!

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The Live incarnation of DISNEY'S Choo Choo Soul finds Genevieve, the soulful & hip singing train conductor, and DC, the beatboxing, breakdancing engineer on stage engaging children in sing-alongs, dance routines and lots of crowd participation as they perform the hits as seen on Disney Junior.