•  Jonny Lang

    Renowned guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Jonny Lang is a country farm boy from Fargo, N.D., who got his start 16 years ago in the local clubs of Minneapolis...

  • Free Outdoor Event LOCAL

    Once again, the Center is proud to present the fourth-annual LOCAL – a celebration of everything Alabama. Kick off your summer at our outdoor and family-friendly event. Shop your...

  •  Sheila E

    World-class drummer and percussionist, Sheila E, has performed with the likes of Ringo Starr, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Beyoncé, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan and George...

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     ¡CELEBRACIÓN!

    The Center is proud to collaborate once again with our UAB campus family and other Birmingham art partners to bring you events honoring the Latin community in Birmingham.

  • ¡CELEBRACIÓN! Kick-off Event Ballet Hispánico

    Ballet Hispánico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through innovative productions, transformative dance training, and community engagement and celebrates the dynamic aesthetics of the Latino...

  • The Essentials: The Future of Jazz Joey Alexander Trio

    14-year-old pianist, Joey Alexander, will star in the sixth and final installment of The Essentials, the Center’s innovative series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz. Hosted by the...

  • Free ¡CELEBRACIÓN! Event Spanish Harlem Orchestra

    Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the two-time Grammy winning Salsa and Latin Jazz band, sets the standard for excellence for authentic, New York style, hard core salsa and is celebrating...

  •  Robert Cray Band

    Open ears and an open mind are the essence of singer, guitarist and songwriter Robert Cray’s approach to writing, recording and playing music. He has created a sound...

  • A LIVE Cinematic Concert The Triplets of Belleville

    Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville with Composer-Conductor Benoit Charest   In 2003, the animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville swept the globe, raking up dozens of awards and...

  • Southern Folk Storyteller David Holt

    Four-time GRAMMY Award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer, dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten...

  • An Evening with Bruce Hornsby

    Bruce Hornsby has built one of the most diverse, collaborative and adventurous careers in contemporary music whose wide-ranging collaborations have included working with Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead,

  •  Emmylou Harris

    A 13-time GRAMMY winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Birmingham native Emmylou Harris’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and...

  •  Dionne Warwick

    Scintillating, soothing and sensual is the best way to describe the familiar and legendary voice of five-time GRAMMY Award winning music legend, Dionne Warwick, who has become a...

  • Salon Series Modigliani Quartet

    Possessing all the elegance and transparency of a painting by its Italian namesake, the Modigliani Quartet brings its distinctively French style and astonishing technical finesse to the Center...

  • Illusionist Kevin Spencer

    Kevin Spencer is an illusionist and artist who believes in creating inclusive communities where everyone experiences an authentic sense of belonging and no one – for any reason –

  • with Eric Essix Holiday Soul

    Holiday Soul is back by popular demand! This harmonious holiday celebration features UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix, along with musical friends Antonio Allen, Melvin Miller, Leonard Julien III, Kelvin...

  • 2018 Alabama Dance Festival Ballet Memphis

    The Center and the Alabama Dance Council are proud to co-present Ballet Memphis as the guest company-in-residence for the 2018 Alabama Dance Festival. Ballet Memphis is now in...

  • with Reggie Harris Sing to Freedom: Music and Stories of the Underground Railroad

    In honor of Black History Month, the Center presents Reggie Harris- internationally known singer, songwriter, and teaching artist. Along with his wife Kim, they have developed Sing to...

  • Salon Series David Finckel and Wu Han

    David Finckel and Wu Han are among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. They are recipients of Musical America’s Musicians of the Year...

  • BJCC Concert Hall ALVIN AILEY American Dance Theater

    ALVIN AILEY American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by American Dance Icon ALVIN AILEY,

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    DJ Kid Koala's Nufonia Must Fall - LIVE!

    Nufonia Must Fall is a live, multi-disciplinary adaptation of Kid Koala’s graphic novel of the same name. Fifteen people make up the live production, involving an amazing team...

  •  Michael McDonald

    Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times.

  • Glenn Kotche's World Premiere Third Coast Percussion with Glenn Kotche

    Third Coast Percussion is a GRAMMY Award-winning, artist-run quartet hailing from the great city of Chicago. For over ten years, the ensemble has forged a unique path in...

  • St. Patrick's Day Celebration Marc Broussard

    Marc Broussard is a singer-songwriter. His style is best described as “Bayou Soul,” a mix of funk, blues, R&B, rock, and pop, matched with distinct Southern roots. In his career, he has released eight studio albums,

  •  Angelique Kidjo

    Angelique Kidjo is a GRAMMY Award-winning Beninese singer, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Her art roves across boundaries, genres and ethnicities, finding the...

  • Salon Series The Jerusalem Quartet

    Since founded, The Jerusalem Quartet carries on the string quartet tradition in a unique manner. The ensemble has found its inner center in a warm, full, human sound...

  •  Victor Wooten Trio

    The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers (drums) and Bob Franceschini (saxophone)   We all know Victor Wooten as a 5-time GRAMMY winner, a founding member of the GRAMMY...

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     IndiaFest

    The Center is proud to once again collaborate with our UAB campus family and art partners in the Birmingham community for IndiaFest 2018! Stay tuned for events honoring...

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     Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE

    Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken...

  • Free Outdoor IndiaFest Event Red Baraat

    Billboard World Music chart toppers, Red Baraat, returns to the Center for IndiaFest 2018! The Brooklyn based octet draws on North Indian rhythms, hip-hop, funk and New Orleans-style...

  • 2018 VIVA HEALTH Starlight Gala Yo-Yo Ma

    The many-faceted career of cellist Yo-Yo Ma is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences and to his personal desire for artistic growth...

  •  Maceo Parker

    Saxophonist Maceo Parker embodies the legacy of soul and funk music like no other musician can. Always at the forefront, Maceo has been a common thread in the history of...

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     Down the Yellow Brick Road

    Down the Yellow Brick Road is one of the Center’s most ambitious original productions. Written by Jerry Sims and adapted from L. Frank Baum’s book The Wonderful Wizard of...

  •  LOCAL 2018

    Once again, the Center is proud to present the fifth-annual LOCAL – a celebration of everything Alabama. Kick off your summer at our outdoor and family-friendly event. Shop your...

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    Center Original Series SESSIONS

    Discover and get to know artists in the Center’s new concert series SESSIONS. This series will showcase the best singer-songwriters this area has to offer. Genres will range, but...