Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater (MCL Grand) opened its doors with a three-day celebration on Jan. 14-16, 2011. The center is located at 100 N. Charles Street, between Main and Church streets, in the heart of Old Town Lewisville. Administrative offices and art gallery are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
MCL Grand gives the many arts groups in the Greater Lewisville area a facility to perform and display their works and also hosts other regional and national shows and exhibits, events, classes and meetings. The facility features a 296-seat theater with acoustics designed for both speech and music, a 2,200-square-foot art gallery, a 2,400-square-foot dance recital hall, 3,000-square-foot black box and 1,750 square feet of classrooms. A courtyard from Charles Street to the theater lobby is large enough to host small outside performances and dinners.
Page Sutherland Page architectural firm designed the center, which draws upon similarities to the existing buildings in Old Town Lewisville. Several local arts groups provided input in the planning stages of the facility. Tax Increment Refinance Zone bonds funded most of the project.
Texas Tunes Concert Series: An Evening with Ruthie Foster
- Date: January 12, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
- Location: MCL Grand
100 N. Charles
Lewisville, Texas 75057
In the tightknit musical community of Austin, Texas, it’s tough to get away with posturing. You either bring it, or you don’t. If you do, word gets around. And one day, you find yourself duetting with Bonnie Raitt, or standing onstage with the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon Theater and trading verses with Susan Tedeschi. You might even wind up getting nominated for a Best Blues Album Grammy – three times in a row. And those nominations would be in addition to your seven Blues Music Awards, three Austin Music Awards, the Grand Prix du Disque award from the Académie Charles-Cros in France, a Living Blues Critics’ Award for Female Blues Artist of the Year, and the title of an “inspiring American Artist” as a United States Artists 2018 Fellow. There’s only one Austinite with that résumé: Ruthie Foster.
Foster returns to the MCL Grand stage after an unforgettable Texas Tunes debut in January 2015.
“There’s no denying the power of Foster’s monstrous voice” – Paste Magazine
The Texas Tunes series began in 2011 as part of the inaugural season of Lewisville’s beautiful new arts facility. This series features musicians based in Texas, performing music about Texas and doing so with skill and style. Performers include both contemporary young artists and seasoned professionals. It is all about entertaining audiences and celebrating our diverse Texas culture. The series is presented by the City of Lewisville.
This concert is sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Tier 1 tickets: $30
Tier 2 tickets: $20
$15 Lewisville resident tickets can be purchased in person at MCL Grand during normal business hours. Must show valid driver’s license or utility bill to validate residency. Subject to availability.
Sales tax included in ticket price.
New this season: Buy more and save! Purchase any three or more Texas Tunes 2019 events, at any price level, and receive 15% off your entire order through Friday, January 11. To unlock the discount, three or more events must be selected and purchased within the same transaction, and previous orders cannot be applied toward discount. Black Box Songwriter Series 2018-19 events are also eligible for this promotion and may be counted toward the three-event minimum. This offer cannot be combined with the Lewisville resident discount offer.
To reach MCL Grand from Interstate 35E, take exit 452 and proceed east on Main Street to Charles Street. MCL Grand will be on the left. Free public parking is available along Main and Church streets, or at Lewisville City Hall across Church Street from the center.
For details about upcoming events, or rental information for the facility, please visit MCLGrand.com or call 972.219.8446.