“TapN2Tap” Brings Tap Superstars to Richardson Jan. 15 
Hill Performance Hall
Tickets: $40-$75 (Tickets)
Sunday, Jan. 15
7 p.m. 

The RIFF Dallas tap festival, a multi-day workshop/learning event being held this weekend in Richardson for tap students and professionals, hosts an open-to-the-public show featuring tap pros from across the U.S. including Martin “Tre” Dumas (“Riverdance”), Brenda Bufalino (American Tap Dance Orchestra) and Emmy-nominated choreographer Anthony Morigerato (“So You Think You Can Dance”). 

More information: www.riffdallas.org 

“The Music of Sam Cooke- A Change is Gonna Come” Jan. 20 
Hill Performance Hall
Tickets: $37-$49 (Tickets)
Friday, Jan. 20
8 p.m. 

Vocalist Bradd Marquis, backed by a live big band, honors the life and music of the legendary Sam Cooke, who pioneered soul by melding elements of R&B, gospel and pop.