•  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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  •  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,

  •  Angélique 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...

  •  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...

  • 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...

  •  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...

  •  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...