•  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...

  • ¡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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,

  •  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.

  • 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...

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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...

  •  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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    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...