About The Show
BENEFIT CONCERT TICKETS: $39.50, $69.50, 74.50, $99.50, $134.50, $225, $375, and $750*
All tickets include admission to the Knocked Out afterparty!
A portion of the proceeds benefit The Tobin Center's Generation Next Education Initiative with a mission to provide access to the arts for the entire community.
Whether you come for the Benefit Concert or make it a full night of dining and entertainment, your attendance at this annual event helps bring the arts to all in San Antonio, and ensures an unforgettable experience!
All packages have a tax-deductible value
The Way That You Love Me VIP Package: $850
Includes 1 seat at the Promise of a New Day pre-performance dinner
1 ticket for Paula Abdul concert
1 post-show Knocked Out afterparty VIP admission
1 valet voucher, program and event recognition
Opposites Attract: $1700
2 seats at the Promise of a New Day Dinner
2 tickets for Paula Abdul concert (premium seats)
2 Knocked Out afterparty VIP admissions
1 valet parking voucher, program and event recognition
Rush Rush: $8500
Private table for 10 at Promise of a New Day Dinner
10 tickets for Paula Abdul concert (premium seats)
10 Knocked Out afterparty VIP admissions
5 valet vouchers, program and event recognition
Afterparty VIP add-on: $100
1 Knocked Out afterparty VIP admissions (includes complimentary drinks & desserts in the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater)
To purchase VIP Packages, please call (210) 212-0914.
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce its 2018 Benefit Concert Gala featuring PAULA ABDUL!
Paula Abdul joins a list of iconic musicians who have been featured at The Tobin Center’s Benefit Concert including Paul McCartney, Lionel Richie, Dolly Parton and Steven Tyler. A portion of the proceeds from The Tobin Center 2018 Benefit Concert Gala featuring Paula Abdul helps support the Tobin Center’s Generation NEXT Education Initiative. Generation NEXT removes barriers to arts participation by providing a diverse range of free cultural, educational and artistic experiences to more than 60,000 annually.
Grammy Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul will be performing her most memorable hit songs including Straight Up, Forever Your Girl, Opposites Attract, Rush Rush and Cold Hearted – just to name a few.
As one of the most celebrated pop icons in the world, Paula Abdul is best recognized as an award-winning choreographer, dancer, singer, actress and television personality. Beginning her career as a cheerleader and choreographer for the Los Angeles Lakers, her talents were soon recognized and utilized by artists such as Janet Jacket and George Michael among many more. Upon launching her solo pop career in 1989, Paula exploded onto the charts with her music which ultimately totaled six number one hits and over 60 million records sold, becoming an American pop pioneer and multi-platinum recording artist with legendary music videos to the MTV generation. She is also recognized for her nine-season run as an original judge on the global sensation television series American Idol, which were followed by her presence on The X-Factor and So You Think You Can Dance to name a few. Among Paula's many accolades she has earned two Emmy Awards, two GRAMMY Awards, and three American Music Awards. In 2017 Paula returned to the stage for the nationwide Total Package Tour preforming in over 40 cities. When not lending her talents to the stage & screen, Paula is an active spokesperson and advocate for the American Humane Association, Turnaround Arts, Avon Foundation, GLAAD, Lupus LA, Red Cross and more. www.paulaabdul.com
ABOUT THE TOBIN CENTER BENEFIT CONCERT GALA
Since opening in September 2014, The Tobin Center has annually been host to some of the world’s most legendary artists whose special appearance supports the center’s non-profit mission. These concerts present unexpectedly big name artists in the intimate setting of the 1,738 seat H-E-B Performance Hall, typically representing the smallest venue on their tours. In 2014, fans welcomed Paul McCartney back to San Antonio, for the first time since the opening of the Alamo Dome in 1993. In 2015, Lionel Richie delighted patrons with his “All the Hits” tour,and declared that he would “tell his friends” about San Antonio’s Tobin Center. In 2016 the legendary Dolly Parton graced us with her “Pure and Simple” tour, which captured the hearts of our guests. In 2017, the Demon of Screamin, Steven Tyler rocked the house with The Loving Mary band. Continuing this tradition in 2018 with Paula Abdul's Straight Up Paula! at The Tobin Center 2018 Benefit Concert Gala.