"The Thrilling 80s" | Joshua Tree Philharmonic

  • May 10 - 12, 2024
  • Blak Box Theater | Hi-Desert Cultural Center

    61231 Twentynine Palms Highway
    Joshua Tree, California 92252
Ticket Price $18.00-$42.00 Buy Tickets

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Joshua Tree Philharmonic presents favorite music from the 80s including classical masterpieces that became a part of the 80s cinematic and theatrical culture. "The Thrilling 80s"—running May 10-12, 2024! 

Music selections from the new concert series features U2’s I STILL HAVEN’T FOUND WHAT I’M LOOKING FOR, Sergei Rachmaninoff's RHAPSODY ON A THEME OF PAGANINI and John Barry's main theme to SOMEWHERE IN TIME; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's SYMPHONY NO. 25 IN G MINOR (1ST MOVEMENT), and selections of REQUIEM IN D MINOR from the movie, AMADEUS; selections from Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; Bon Jovi's YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME and LIVIN' ON A PRAYER; Journey's DON'T STOP BELIEVIN' ; Survivor's EYE OF THE TIGER; Ah-Ha's TAKE ON ME; Michael Jackson's THRILLER, and MORE!

The philharmonic is under the direction of renowned Maestro, Jarrod Radnich. Tickets always sell out. Cash/credit bar available.  All seats reserved.  Buy online with a credit card (small processing fee added) or purchase tickets via cash or check in person at the Joshua Tree Blak Box office or the YV Visual & Performing Arts Center - call 760.366.3777 for hours.  Must be 5 years of age to attend. RATED: G

Seating to accommodate those needing enhanced accessibility and a companion is available and is marked on the seating chart.  That specially marked/reserved seating may be purchased by those not needing such an accommodation if other seating at the same price and party size is sold out for the desired concert date/time.  Please take note that rows A-D are on the floor level.

Animals. No animals are allowed except service animals specifically trained to aid a disabled person as defined by the ADA. 

Other Accommodation. Please contact the box office to request any other accommodation for disability, including but not limited to ASL interpretation and braille or large-print programs.

No Intermission - Late Entry. There is no intermission for this performance, however late admission will be allowed between selections.


Date & Time

May 10 - 12, 2024

Venue Details

Blak Box Theater | Hi-Desert Cultural Center

61231 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, California 92252 Blak Box Theater | Hi-Desert Cultural Center
Hi-Desert Cultural Center

With its multi-venue performing and visual arts centers located in Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley, California, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center (HDCC) has been serving as the regional performing and visual arts organization and arts agency for the Joshua Tree National Park region for more than half a century. The Cultural Center owns and operates its own performance venues and facilities and produces award-winning community and professional live theater, concerts, art exhibits and galleries, festivals, the Joshua Tree Philharmonic symphony orchestra, a master chorus, an extensive educational arts and technology program for youth and adults, and more. The Cultural Center is the largest and oldest non-profit performing and visual arts organization in the region and is recognized as an organization of artistic excellence by the National Endowment for the Arts. Learn more at: www.jtarts.org