McCain Auditorium

207 McCain Auditorium
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-6428
Fax: (785) 532-5870
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McCain Auditorium, located at Kansas State University, is a cultural center for the live performing arts and host for numerous campus and community engagement and entertainment activities. A variety of professional music, theater, and dance productions are held each season in the McCain Performance Series. The Series has featured in the past such artists and attractions as Yo-Yo Ma, Pilobolus, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman, Wynton Marsalis, Van Cliburn, Carol Burnett, Ricky Skaggs, Garrison Keillor, Hairspray, Annie and many more. McCain Auditorium is the home of the Landon Lecture Series, one of the nation’s most prestigious lecture series for world leaders. In addition, McCain Auditorium hosts several student productions (K-State Theatre, Opera, Dance, and Music) and many other campus and community events. All events are open to the student population and the general public.

Charlie Daniels Band concert

September 3, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
From gospel to Southern rock and country hits, Charlie Daniels has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platfo...More

Jay Leno

September 11, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
Known as "the hardest working man in show business." Jay Leno dominated late-night television ratings for two decades of "Th...More

The Robert Cray Band

September 22, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
Robert Cray is a five-time Grammy Award winner during his four-decade career, and is widely recognized as one of the greatest guitarists of...More

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

September 26, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. More

An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth

October 2, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer. In her role as "Glee's" quirky ex-songstress April Rhodes, Chenoweth was nominate...More

An Evening with Shirley MacLaine

October 11, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
The legendary actress will share behind-the-scenes stories, an exclusive film screening that takes the audience on a thrilling journey thro...More

Bram Stoker's Dracula

October 13, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
This gothic horror published by Bram Stoker in 1897 is a classic for all time and has spawned hundreds of spin-offs in popular culture from...More

The Hot Sardines: Speakeasy Nights

October 23, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 410 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
Time: 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer Miz Elizabeth combine with the Sardine ensemble of powerhouse musicians and thei...More

Aaron Nevile

December 9, 2015
Venue: McCain Auditorium
Address: 207 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-532-6428
Aaron Neville’s latest commercial recording represents a culmination of his incredible career. A member of the Louisiana Music Hall o...More