Press & Reviews

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

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For interviews, reviews, and photos, contact CFA Marketing & PR Manger Chelsea Sutton.

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2016-2017 Season

Download a PDF  of the 2016-2017 Season press release.

Multi-platinum-selling country artist Sara Evans, ukulele phenomenon Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Iris DeMent, Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray, and the Nashville assemblage of high-dollar studio musicians The Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Ranger Doug Green, and Paul Franklin, are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University during its 2016-2017 season.


"The Smothers Theatre is an exceptional venue...What really draws me to this venue is the unique, eclectic and high caliber performances that are offered."

Tracy Gore


"This band shook me to the core, and made me realize why I fell in love with music in the first


Ross Altman,

Review of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, 2015