• The Essentials: The Future of Jazz Joey Alexander Trio

    Fourteen-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 history of jazz. Hosted by...

  • 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 they are celebrating their 15th...

  •  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. His wide-ranging collaborations have included working with Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, Don...

  •  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...

  •  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 cornerstone...

  • 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 time.

  • 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 an artist with a unique gift of channeling the spirits of classic R&B, rock and soul into contemporary terms. This gift has been a matter...

  •  Angélique Kidjo

    Angélique 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

    Victor Wooten is known as a five-time GRAMMY winner, a founding member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, the only multiple winner of Bass Player Magazine’s readers’ poll,

  •  Maceo Parker

    78-year-old saxophonist Maceo Parker embodies the legacy of soul and funk music as no other musician can! Always at the forefront, Maceo has been a common thread in...

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    Center Original Series SESSIONS

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