Diablo Regional Arts Association | Events

Artistic Excellence

We’re committed to excellence across all art forms. In addition to investing in professional groups like Center REPertory Company, Smuin Ballet, California Symphony, Contra Costa Musical Theatre, and the Bedford Gallery, DRAA presents our own productions. This year, we are excited to present the 4th annual College Notes A Cappella, DLUX Entertainment’s Peter Pan, Broadway and TV actress and 5-time Tony nominee, Laura Benanti in her one-woman show, Tales from Soprano Isle, comedian Paul Reiser, Jazz at the Lesher Center Concert Series, Bay Area headliners and more. Your gift helps bring the very best talent to our stages.

Jazz at the Lesher Center

POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS This summer, we present the 9th annual Jazz at the Lesher Center Concert Series with the incredible talents of Sarah McKenzie Quintet, Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, and Cécile McLorin Salvant. Single tickets and subscriptions will be available soon!

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 2020


DRAA is proud to support these additional events taking place at the Lesher Center and within our community.

Chevron Family Theatre Festival

POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS The annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival returns and welcomes the community to a day of affordable, high-quality family entertainment. The Lesher Center and the street in front of the Center transform into a day-long festival of fun, arts, and entertainment for families and visitors. Stay tuned for more info.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

On Broadway

STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES! Our annual gala features captivating, world-class entertainment, unique auction packages, and delicious food and drinks. Your attendance helps fulfill DRAA’s mission to bring the brightest talent to the Lesher Center and to grant local schoolchildren access to the arts, often for the first time!

October 5, 2019

Performing Great Works

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