• Coming Up Live at the Clifton Center!

    The 2014-15 Live at the Clifton Center season features a dizzying array of great music and art. From the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Leo Kottke to a Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music, a Festival of Iraqi art and culture, and concerts by some of the greatest musicians on the planet, there's something for everyone! Click here for the complete listing of events.

  • The Carolina Chocolate Drops with guests, Birds of Chicago

    In 2012 the Chocolate Drops sold out their Clifton Center concert, so this time we booked them for two! Join us for a concert by the Grammy winning and genre bending old time string band.
    Wednesday and Thursday, October 22 and 23
    at 7:30 ($29) MORE INFO
  • Leo Kottke

    Leo Kottke’s innovative fingerpicking style of guitar-playing has earned him two Grammy Awards, five "best guitarist" prizes, and legions of devoted fans. After more than forty years of performances, he's still considered one of the world's great acoustic fingerstyle guitarists.
    Wednesday, October 29
    at 7:30 ($29 - $34) MORE INFO
  • Miguel Zenón Quintet

    “This young musician and composer is at once reestablishing the artistic, cultural, and social tradition of jazz while creating an entirely new jazz language for the 21st century.” -- MacArthur Foundation,2008.
    Friday, November 7
    at 8:00 ($18) MORE INFO
  • WFPK Winter Wednesday presents Charlie Mars and Alex Wright

    The Clifton Center teams up again with WFPK for Winter Wednesdays, a series of free concerts with preferred seating for Friends of the Clifton Center and WFPK members!
    Wednesday, November 12
    at 7:30 (Free, with preferred seating for Friends of the Clifton Center and WFPK members) MORE INFO
  • Dick Sisto & Jeremy Allen – “Two For The Road”

    Vibraphonist Dick Sisto and Double Bassist Jeremy Allen have created a project called "Two For the Road." The Duo explores a wide variety of Classic and Esoteric Jazz, Broadway and Show Standards, Original Compositions and everything in between from the Beatles to Bach.
    Sunday, November 16
    at 7:00 ($10) MORE INFO
  • A Private Concert with Tim O’Brien: Part of the Give-A-Jam to End Homelessness

    The legendary Tim O'Brien donates his talents to the cause of ending homelessness as he performs for 75 lucky fans as a benefit for the Coalition for the Homeless, part of the annual Give-A-Jam to End Homelessness.
    Thursday, December 18
    at 6:00 ($100 until November 29; $150 starting November 30) 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
  • 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