logo_homeThe November 9 Family Festival and Open House Tours will feature local performance groups as part of the Grand Premiere.

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the Grand Premiere schedule of free performances for Sunday, November 9 from Noon to 4:00 pm on the Seneff Arts Plaza as part of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Grand Premiere, Presented by Dr. Phillips Charities and Balfour Beatty Construction.

The Seneff Arts Plaza will come to life with alternating acts from music groups on the stage to drummers, jugglers and performers interacting throughout the lawn. Performances include Legacy!, Rico Monaco Band, Orlando Concert Band, and Far Young. Discounted tickets to the hospitality suite for the November 9 Family Festival only are available for $30.00 advance/$30.00 at the door.  Tickets give guests access to a climate-controlled hospitality area with private restroom facilities, high top tables and chairs, lunch from Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ and three drink (beer/wine/soda) tickets.

The Family Festival on the Seneff Arts Plaza and the Open House tours of the Dr. Phillips Center are in the spirit of Arts for Every Life,” says Scott Gailbraith, vice president of programming and education. “We want the variety of styles of performances to reflect that vision and reflect the mosaic of our community.”

Open house tours of the Dr. Phillips Center will be ongoing throughout the day. Guests will take self-guided tours and explore the Della Phillips Grand Lobby, the Walt Disney Theater, the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater and the Seneff Arts Plaza. The tour includes spots for photos and the opportunity to purchase tickets for upcoming shows and events.

Legacy! opens the event, with Broadway and Jazz tunes that everyone will enjoy. Legacy! is a professional group that serves as the vocal ambassadors of Central Florida Community Arts. They perform at corporate functions, private parties and other special events. Legacy! performs a broad variety of styles, including Broadway, gospel, Christmas, 60’s, patriotic and jazz. 

Rico Monaco Band will heat up the afternoon with their “red hot Rock band” with Latin influences.  Based in Florida, they have performed around the world. The band will perform their unique original songs and stylized remakes of classic songs.