• Coming Up Live at the Clifton Center!

    The 2014-15 Live at the Clifton Center season has already presented the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Leo Kottke, a Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music, a Festival of Iraqi art and culture, Miguel Zenón and his quartet, and much more, but we're just getting started! Join us for the return of the great jazz vocalist Jane Monheit; bluegrass supergroup the Earls of Leicester, featuring Jerry Douglas; the incredible Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara; and much, much more! Click here to see the complete lineup.

  • The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble

    The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble specializes in performing the many varied styles and rhythms that are unique to Brazil. It is led by saxophonist Mike Tracy, Director of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program at the University of Louisville, and features Brazilians musicians pianist Diego Lyra Medieros and bassist Andrey Junca Goncalves.
    Thursday, January 29
    at 7:30 ($10 (free for U of L students)) MORE INFO
  • Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus

    Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus have a knowledge of old time music that runs deep, with lines back to their Kentucky and North Carolina ancestors, and the two musicians have come to represent the best of those who seek to preserve the deepest parts of their traditions while sharing the soul of the music with contemporary audiences everywhere.
    Wednesday, February 25
    at 7:30 ($10) MORE INFO
  • Jane Monheit performs Hello Bluebird, Celebrating the Jazz of Judy Garland

    Monheit has been a leading light in both the jazz and cabaret worlds since emerging as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute’s 1998 vocal competition. In addition to her own recordings, she has worked alongside the likes of Terence Blanchard, Tom Harrell, and Ivan Lins. This concert is part of the Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt American Masters Series.
    Sunday March 1
    at 7:30 ($32-$38) MORE INFO
  • Jerry Douglas presents The Earls of Leicester

    The Earls of Leicester is a group of like-minded musicians banding together to recreate the wonderful music of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys. Led by thirteen-time Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas, The Earls of Leicester features the talents of some of Nashville’s most talented musicians. This concert is part of the Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt American Masters Series.
    Thursday, March 12
    at 8:00 ($35-$42) MORE INFO
  • Brooklyn Rider

    Brooklyn Rider's performance is presented in partnership with the Louisville Chamber Music Society. Hailed as “the future of chamber music” (Strings), the game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider offers eclectic repertoire in gripping performances that continue to attract legions of fans and draw rave reviews from classical, world, and rock critics alike.
    April 16, 2015
    at 7:30 ($25) MORE INFO
  • Fatoumata Diawara

    Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara is one of the hottest artists in world music today. Since the release of her first album she has garnered legions of fans around the world.
    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    at 8:00 ($20-$25) MORE INFO
  • Jayme Stone with Tim O’Brien – The Lomax Project

    Celebrating the work of folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this collaboratory brings together some of the country’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle and re-imagine traditional music.
    Monday, May 4, 2015
    at 7:30 ($20) MORE INFO