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The Carson Center

Performances

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  • Show Date 
    Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

Matthew West is a multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner, a four-time GRAMMY® nominee, and was awarded his first American Music Award (2013) and a Billboard Music Award (2014). Matthew West’s discography includes acclaimed releases: Happy (2003), History (2005), Something to Say (2008), The Story of Your Life (2010) and GRAMMY-nominated Into The Light (2012). West was nominated for a Primetime Emmy® Award for Original Music & Lyrics for “The Heart of...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tickets are only available as part of the US Bank Family Series at this time. Click to Subscribe.

Ballet Folklorico "Quetzalli" de Veracrus, Mexico's most celebrated dance company, is making its way to the Carson Center! With 40 dancers and 60 musicians, these traditional folkloric dancers will amaze audiences with magnificent costuming and high-energy dancing in Fiesta Mexico. Ballet Folklorico has...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Annie Moses Band has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the nation and around the world.  A captivating blend of folk and classical, the Annie Moses Band is a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, and musicians, combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship. The Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS and on stages as diverse as...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
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"He walks through walls, makes objects disappear and turns a dollar bill instantly into a hundred. No, this isn't make believe, but it is unbelievable! In Straight Up Magic, Jason Bishop infuses old school tricks with new school stagecraft in a performance. Without fuss or frills, he moves from stunning...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:30pm

Josh Turner is a double-platinum-selling singer/songwriter in traditional country music and Christian music.  He is one of the younger members of the Grand Ole Opry.  His many hit songs include Long Black Train, Your Man, Would You Go With Me?, Why Don't We Just Dance?, All Over Me, and Time is Love. Turner has been songwriting and performing since he was a child. In support of music education, he created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to assist students interested in a career in the arts/...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm

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Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY’s sophomore album, RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. The duo, comprised of Australian brothers Joel and Luke, has accomplished...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 6:30pm

Tom Bulleit, founder of Bulleit Bourbon, will be the featured guest at the 12th annual Carson Center Distiller’s Dinner on October 29, 2016, in historic downtown Paducah. Roof Brothers Wine & Spirits has sponsored all 12 dinners, which raise funds for the Carson Center, the nonprofit regional performing arts center serving the Four Rivers region. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception with Bulleit, who was elected to the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2009. He will make...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 8:00pm

American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan is a spokesman for his generation. Early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements. After he left his initial base in the American folk music revival, his six-...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

The Telethon of Stars is co-sponsored by the Paducah Lions Club and WPSD Local 6 for the benefit of handicapped children & adults served by TLC in Southern Illinois, the UTM Infant Stimulation Program in Martin Tennessee and by Easter Seals West Kentucky.   This year the Telethon will top the 25 Million Dollar mark with your donations.  Donations made from each state, is returned to that state to provide services to those handicapped children & adults needing assistance. The 4 hour...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
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Imagine being immersed in an underwater fantasy world. Suddenly your senses are flooded as colors and bubbles surround you. Inspired by the famous Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil, B-The Underwater Bubble Show is a lavish musical production rich in stage effects. Meet Mr. B along with his underwater "...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 6:00pm
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Cirque Dreams lights up the 2016 holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza… Cirque Dreams Holidaze…a new cirque show...Broadway musical... and family Christmas spectacular all in one! Hailed by The New York Daily News as a "delicious...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:30pm

This show will feature many of the biggest hits Elvis had when he was young, and many from his later years also. PLUS many of his most famous Christmas songs. 

Winner of BBC TV’s ‘World’s Greatest Elvis’ and Elvis Presley Enterprises ‘First Ever’ Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist! As seen on the Late Show with David Letterman.
 
Born and raised in the small coal-mining town of Pittston, Pennsylvania, Shawn’s love for music led him to begin imitating his musical...

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:15pm

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years!   Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting.  Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.  Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 7:00pm

The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical props, a 60 foot growing Christmas tree and spectacular Russian-made costumes and sets.  A must-see event, witness the world’s best dancers on stage in your city! Get your tickets before they sell out at www.nutcracker.com

Platinum...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
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The musical Pippin tells the story of a young man at a crossroads in his life. Does he follow in the footsteps of his father, one of the most powerful men in the land? Or does he strike out on his own, to find his own “corner of the sky?”  Pippin is a...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Arnold Lobel's treasured characters hop from page to stage in a story of friendship and adventure. Based on Lobel's well-loved books and featuring a “hummable” score by Robert and Willie Reale – this whimsical production follows two friends -- the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Promoting awareness on recycling, anti-bullying, and “going green,” Vocal Trash is sweeping the globe with its green-minded ensemble. Described as “Glee Meets Stomp,” this group is on a relentless pursuit to bring individuals together, using the universal language of song and dance. Using recycled...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
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The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
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This is the musical tale, based on the popular book by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
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In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
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The Emmy Award-winning PBS kids television series, Odd Squad, follows the extraordinary adventures of two young government agents, Olive and Otto, who use math skills and teamwork to solve unusual cases. Odd Squad Live! is a brand new stage musical based on the TV sensation. Under supervision of their...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

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The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

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GRAMMY® winner Jason Crabb is well known as one of the most compelling voices in any genre of music. With his power, range, and passion, he has moved easily among musical styles including gospel, country, pop and southern gospel. With his Reunion Records...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear and other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle brings together old favorites and new friends. The hour-long stage adaptation of three beloved children’s books by Mr. Carle showcases the imaginative blend of innovative puppetry and striking scenic effects that has won...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

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Randall Atcheson is the epitome of a musical Renaissance man.  His gift of communicating the beauty of music in various forms has led to a decidedly versatile career as a much-sought-after artist in the classics as well as in pop and the sacred repertoire...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
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On a mission to rescue Mayor Goodway and win the race, Ryder and his canine super-hero friends use their unique skills and teamwork to make several heroic rescues as they race to the finish line. First-ever Paw Patrol Live tour!