SPAC Season Lineup for Summer 2024

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is approaching its 58th season bringing music and performing arts to the Capital Region, and the beloved arts non-profit has many exciting performances in store for the 2024 season.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)

SPAC opened in 1966 in Saratoga Springs, and is set within a 2,400 acre park preserve just 35 miles north of New York’s capital. The non-profit hosts concerts across all genres, and boasts arts education programs across culinary, visual, and literary fields. Notable past performers include 25 concerts by Phish, 44 from Dave Matthews Band, and a legendary performance by The Grateful Dead in 1985.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

SPAC will welcome the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for two unique performances in 2024 as part of its summer residency program. 

Instrumental Array, a celebration of unusual pairings in classical music, will feature three duos performing selections from Beethoven, Rossini, Britten, Duruflé, and Hummel. The groups will grace the stage at SPAC’s Spa Little Theatre on March 9.

Instrumental Array

SPAC will welcome Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Artistic Directors Wu Han and David Finckel, alongside guest violinist Chad Hoopes on May 11 to close their season. The trio will perform works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and more, as they share their artistic expertise with the Capital Region.

Chad Hoopes, guest violinist  SPAC 2024 season
Chad Hoopes, guest violinist


Saratoga will host BalletX, a Philadelphia-based ballet company heralded as a refreshing, expert take on a classic style. The group is deeply involved in the Philadelphia community, aiding in dance education in local public schools, facilitating community pop-up events, as well as offering open rehearsals for audiences to watch dancers perfect their skills. The company will perform works choreographed by Jorma Elo, Jamar Roberts, and Jennifer Archibald. BalletX will visit SPAC’s Spa Little Theater on March 16 and 17.

BalletX  SPAC 2024 season

TISRA: Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain, alongside Sabir Khan and Debopriya Chatterjee, will visit SPAC’s Spa Little Theater on March 23. Hussain, a renowned Indian percussionist and composer, will lead the group featuring a unique combination of tabla, sarangi, and bansuri (bamboo flute) music. 

TISRA: Zakir Hussain  SPAC 2024 season

Summer Concerts

Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s beautiful Amphitheater, featuring Broadview Stage, is an unbeatable summer concert experience. SPAC will host an exciting lineup of musicians on the big stage this summer.

Irish superstar Hozier will play at SPAC on May 19 as part of The Unreal Unearth Tour across North America. Hozier’s third studio album of the same name released on August 18 to massive success, and he continues to tour supporting the new release.

Hozier Unreal Unearth Tour 2024

Parker McCollum will make a stop at SPAC on his Burn It Down Tour on May 24. Alongside special guest Corey Kent, the country star will be promoting his newest album, Never Enough, and recent single release, “Burn It Down.”

Parker McCollum  SPAC 2024 season

May 25 – The Beach Boys

May 26 – Khruangbin

May 31 – Summer SPACtacular

Jun 2 – The Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists

Jun 7 – HARDY

Jun 12 – John Fogerty

Jun 15 Hootie & The Blowfish

Jun 16 – Romantic Masterpieces

Lainey Wilson will visit Saratoga on June 20 as part of her Country’s Cool Again Tour, with special guests Ian Munsick and Zach Top. The Nashville-based country artist titled her style “bell bottom country,” which also served as the title of her newest album in 2022.

Lainey Wilson SPAC 2024 season

Former One Direction member and Irish pop star Niall Horan will play SPAC on June 21. The Show, his newest album release, drives his biggest tour since 2018, dedicating the summer months to the North American leg. 

Niall Horan

Tyler Childers will bring the Mule Pull ‘24 Tour to the SPAC stage on July 3 alongside special guests S. G. Goodman and Wayne Graham. Known for his unique combination of folk, country, and bluegrass alongside his distinct vocals, Childers will tour his brand new album Rustin’ In The Rain

Tyler Childers

SPAC will host a Beatles tribute concert featuring Rain, a tribute group famous for their similarity and dedication to the iconic rock four-piece. Rain will play on July 17, featuring greatest hits, deep picks, and more from the Beatles’ iconic songbook.

Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago will co-headline SPAC on July 24 on their Heart & Soul Tour 2024. With a collaborative encore featuring both bands, the show will be a special night showcasing some of the country’s legendary music.

Foreigner and Styx will play the Broadview Stage at SPAC on July 30 along their Renegades & Juke Box Heroes Tour this summer. Joined by special guest John Waite, the tour will mark the bands’ last tour together with a show for the history books.

Styx/Foreigner Renegades & Juke Box Heroes Tour

New Kids on the Block will make a stop at SPAC on their Magic of Summer 2024 Tour, reviving their 1990 tour of the same name. With special guests Paula Abdul and DJ Jazzy Jeff, the group will revive old favorites, greatest hits, and more on August 11.

More information and tickets for all shows are available at here. More shows will be announced as the 2024 season approaches, so check back for more performing arts concerts and events at SPAC.

2024 Season of Concerts at Saratoga Performing Arts Center

March 9 – Instrumental Array – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

March 16-17 – BalletX

March 23 – TISRA: Zakir Hussain, with Debopriya Chatterjee and Sabir Khn

May 11 – Wu Han, David Finckel, and Chad Hoopes – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

May 24 – Parker McCollum – Burn It Down Tour

June 20 – Lainey Wilson – Country’s Cool Again Tour

June 21 – Niall Horan – The Show Live On Tour

July 3 – Tyler Childers – Mule Pull ‘24 Tour

July 24 – Earth, Wind & Fire, and Chicago – Heart & Soul Tour 2024

August 11 – New Kids on the Block – Magic Summer 2024 Tour

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