•  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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  •  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...

  •  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...

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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...