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Payomet Performing Arts Center

29 Old Dewline Road,
508-487-2300

Mission:
The Highlands Center fosters the unique cultural and natural heritage of Cape Cod by facilitating scientific research, the arts tradition, and educational programs atop the dramatic sea cliffs of Cape Cod National Seashore.


Upcoming Events at Payomet Performing Arts Center

An Evening With The English Beat

Saturday, Mar 25, 2023 at 7:30pm
Provincetown Town Hall
Provincetown, MA
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Rufus Wainwright

Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 7:00pm
Provincetown Town Hall
Provincetown, MA
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Recent News

Payomet Performing Arts Center : Announcing Rufus Wainwright

"Rufus is a semi-virtuoso on the piano and a skilled crafter of slow-moving melodies that fit round his vocal cords like a tailor-made suit. And what vocal cords they are... Showbusiness does not get any bigger." -The Guardian RUFUS WAINWRIGHT…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center - We Have The Coolest Friends

Greetings! We've been blessed at Payomet to develop some great friendships over the years. One of those relationships is with Seth Rolbein, our former Board president. Among many things, Seth is a gifted writer who publishes a weekly blog entitled…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter August 15, 2022

MONDAY: DEADGRASS CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA TONIGHT! AUGUST 15 // 7 PM "Deadgrass’ way is similar to the acoustic style employed by Garcia in Old and in the Way and in his collaboration with mandolin player David Grisman.…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center - Meet our honorees Alexandra Marshall, James Carroll, Gabby Hanna,John Yingling

If you do not know them already, then come to our party August 7th and you’ll meet our four honorees-Alexandra Marshall, James Carroll, Gabriele Hanna, and John Yingling. Each in their individual way is a person whose life and work speaks to a…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center - Hovers Welcome! Come with friends to the tent

Carpool Karaoke, anyone? Payomet has always encouraged friends to ride together, whether you call it high(er) occupancy vehicle (HOV) or...just turning concert-going into more of a fun social experience, maybe having a nosh or dinner before or…

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Should the Good Times Roll in 2022?

Greetings! While the world remains on shifting sands, one thing is certain to us: without our patrons, Payomet cannot thrive. So we turn to you for your input as we consider our upcoming concert season. You can help us determine how we might…

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Our Jazz Brunch

To enjoy a beautiful fall affair in a limited-capacity gathering, where proof of vaccination is required*. To dine on locally-sourced delicacies including quiche from Sunbird, sticky buns from Terra Luna, and a raw bar sponsored by Holbrook Oyster,…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter - August 14, 2021

THIS WEEK AT PAYOMET NOW ENLISTING NEW RECRUITS Payomet is launching a new series of interpretive events, "Remembrances of the North Truro Air Force Radar Station," curated by Dan Lombardo and inspired by the military past of the arts center,…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter - August 7, 2021

This Week's Circus Adventures! CHILDREN'S CIRCUS CAMP Each week will include aerial arts, acrobatics, juggling, mini-trampoline, and more! Ages 7-14 // Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri NATURE NINJAS Circus skills and Mother Nature meet for an afternoon…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter - August 4, 2021

The stars shine bright in August with our Ballfield Stage! All Shows at 7pm THE LONE BELLOW Thursday, Aug. 5 RUTHIE FOSTER Friday, Aug. 6 CROOKED COAST Saturday, Aug. 7 SIERRA HULL & JUSTIN MOSES Thursday,…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter - July 31, 2021

THIS WEEK ON THE BALL FIELD! July 31 - August 7 THIS EVENING: GRAMMY Award winner and two-time EMMY nominee, Dom Flemons returns to Payomet! This founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer,…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter July 13, 2021

JUST ANNOUNCED! TICKETS ON SALE NOW SUNNY WAR Thursday, July 22 // 7PM You can catch her at the Newport Folk Festival - or in scenic North Truro under our fabulous music tent. Either way, do not miss Sunny War live in concert! "Citing…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter July 10, 2021

CHANDLER TRAVIS PHILHARMONIC Saturday, July 10 // 7PM "The band is a blend of Ringling Bros. and Ra. They put the harm back in Philharmonic.” -Village Voice TICKETS CIRCUS JUKEBOX Sunday, July 11 // 6pm Play along with this wild…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter July 1, 2021

Our Summer Music Series continues with new shows on sale today for Members! General public tickets go on sale this Saturday. Since she broke through 25 years ago with the mega-smash, “One of Us,” the seven-time Grammy nominee has…

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Payomet Circus Camp: Cirque by the Sea for Ages 7-14 Years

CHILDREN'S CIRCUS CAMP Acrobatics, Aerial Fabric, Static Trapeze, Lyra, Juggling, Physical Comedy & Improv, Hooping, Trampoline and Movement Ages 7 - 14 Circus arts come alive again ---for the 9th year!--- at Payomet Performing…

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Presale - Mavis, Catherine Russell, Start Making Sense, Chandler Travis Philharmonic

MAVIS STAPLES Sunday, August 1 // 7pm We are honored to welcome the venerable Ms. Mavis Staples back to Payomet this summer! Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” Mavis Staples is the kind of…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter June 11, 2021

CIRCUS CAMP IS BACK! Our team of professional circus instructors offers classes over 7 weeks this summer for students ages 7-14. Each week includes aerial arts, acrobatics, juggling, mini-trampoline, physical comedy/improv, puppeteering, object…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter June 5, 2021

Hailing from Mashpee, The GroovaLottos are a Grammy- nominated, soul-funk ensemble, created by and composed of veteran studio session and touring players. As a 'phunkee' fellowship of musical journeymen, they are on a mission to bring the soul vibe…

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Payomet Performing Arts Center Weekly Newsletter June 2, 2021

OUR SUMMER MUSIC SERIES CONTINUES WITH THREE NEW SHOWS ON SALE TODAY! Though he was raised on a healthy diet of blues, bluegrass, ragtime, Western swing and old-time country, Pokey LaFarge is by no means a throwback or a museum piece.…

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