Welcome to the Clifton Center !

We are focused on sharing as many great events as possible with the community between now and the end of the year!

Here are a few to add to your calendar:

– July 1 & 2 – The Freedom Clothes Project introducing  Majozo’s new historical novel of fiction– Freedom Clothes: The Amazing Tale of Thornton and Lucie Blackburn  and an artifacts exhibit.

– July 8 – Bill Evans Tribute Concert featuring Andy LaVerne (piano) and Dick Sisto (vibes) – a fabulous jazz concert benefitting the Clifton Center featuring two incredible musicians and Evans’s disciples.

– July 13-23 – Looking for Lilith’s UNHEARD (OUT LOUD), a festival celebrating 15 years of lifting up unheard voices.

– August 6, 7:30pm – A SONG FOR YOU – Louisville vocalist Vic Frierson comes to Louisville to perform: A Tribute to the Life & Music of Luther Vandross. Join him for this moving tribute to one of the true titans of Rhythm & Blues… Tickets available online here, at Better Days Records in Lyles Mall & 1765 Bardstown Rd, and at Carmichael’s Book Store, 2720 Frankfort Ave.

– August 13, 5-8 pm – The 25th Taste of Frankfort Avenue, sponsored by Brown-Forman and D. D. Williamson & Co.  Join us to help celebrate the many fine restaurants and vitality on the Frankfort Avenue corridor.  Watch for updates on the exciting details that will make this event better than ever.

– September and October – Our Louisville Heritage Project, supported by a grant from the NEA, will present festivals featuring renowned artists and their music from around the world.  Watch for more information soon.

Find more details on the Events page here

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The Center continues to offer its performance and gathering spaces for rental by organizations and individuals.  Check out the Facility Tab for all the details.


Clifton Center * 2117 Payne Street * Louisville, KY 40206 * 502.896.8480