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Live Performances at The White Family Next Stage

Upcoming Events

Join us for a variety of Live performances from Jazz to Comedy to Opera and more!

Special Events

Latido Flamenco

Prepare to be swept away by the fiery and passionate rhythms of traditional Spanish flamenco

Get ready to be transported to the heart of Spain as we invite you to a thrilling night of live flamenco dancing and song, brought to you by the mesmerizing performers of “Latido Flamenco.”

Rosa de Dos Aromas (Two-Scented Rose)

A Spanish Speaking Play Reading starring Elizabeth Jinich and Melba Tirado

Rosa de dos aromas was recognized in Mexico with the Critics’ Award for the best work in 1986, and that same year, with the Award in Buenos Aires for the best comedy.


Gary & Friends

Live Jazz and Blues

Join Gary Banks and special guests for live jazz standards, blues, and popular tunes on the White Family Next Stage. In September, we have special guests Peggy Mira on September 13th, and Chuck Butler on September 9/27.

Lounge Outloud


Farah Dinga and William BJ Robinson are a lounge and jazz duo performing in San Diego. They’ve been performing Lounge Outloud since 2022, and you may have seen their work at the University of San Diego, Diversionary Theatre, and The Old Globe.

Smooth Jazz with Patrick Yandall


Dine on a delicious meal from Compass Restuarant, located in Carlsabd Village, while you enjoy the gorgeous stylings of Patrick Yandall, International Guitarist at the stunning White Familiy Next Stage!
**General tickets available without the meal option**

Opera a la Carte


Sometimes a single dish is enough to sate your palate, Opera à la Carte presents a delightful tapas of arias, duets, trios and more! Join us at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center on the White Family Next Stage in Carlsbad for some delicious crowd pleasers including Rossini, Bizet, Mozart, and Verdi.

The Stefani Stevens Band


The Stefani Stevens Band has played at different venues in California such as festivals, wine bars, restaurants, private parties and concerts. The band’s set list is an eclectic combination of soulful originals, Blues, pop and Brazilian music.


The Village Comedy Show

Come out and get your laugh on with some of the funniest comics on the local and national scene!

Boop Entertainment presents The Village Comedy Show live at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center every other Friday night!


Nerd Comedy Night

Come support comedy that got beat up in high school but ended up getting a great job


Join us for an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy that celebrates all things nerdy and geeky. Our talented comedians will bring their A-game, delivering jokes and stories that are sure to resonate with anyone who loves science, technology, gaming, and more. At the end of the night the audience competes in the Nerd Olympics, a trivia game all about fandom and pop culture, to win fun prizes!


Village Improv Nights

Fact Check

Join us for laughs and never been told stories by improvisation comedians based on YOUR suggestions!

Ways To Play with Steph Nasim

Join us for Sunday Funday Improv Games! Enjoy play, refreshments and snacks before resetting for your week!

Duo It Again

Duo It Again is an improv experiment that asks the question, “What happens when 20+ improv duos try to recreate the same scene over and over again?” Hosted by FernGully, Fernando A. Funes & Kristen Gull, hosts of the LA Improv Summit, this is going to be a night unlike any you’ve ever seen. So join us at the newly renovated Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center for Duo It Again – the craziest duo night you’ll ever see!

Club Nights

Salsa-Bachata & Vino

Join us at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center for Salsa-Bachata & Vino! Salsa and Bachata class with dance instructor Violeta Salsera and music by DJ Willet bi-weekly on Sundays. 

Contact Associate Artistic Director Ahmed Kenyatta Dents for more information.