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African Acrobats International, Inc, has established the ultimate African Circus. Africa is the cradle of cultures; and a source for all music and dance. Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score.



Fri, 05/13/2016 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$15.00All Seats


Get your tickets for this year's Vintner's Dinner featuring Revelry Vintners - represented by founder and winemaker Jared Burns.  

Prices before / after May 12
Table of 8: $1,200 / $1,400
Individual Ticket: $160 / $175 

Menu is created and catered by Artisan Kitchen:

APPETIZERS - Served during reception
Fromage Fort on Crusty Bread with Red Currant & Heirloom Tomato Marmalade - Distinctive cheeses blended with white wine, spread on homemade crusty bread...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$1,200.00Table of 8 (price before May 12)
$160.00Individual Ticket (price before May 12)

FRIDAYS @ 5 sponsored by Bud Light - May 20th

Friday, May 20th will feature current and classic hits by Liger.  Catering Co will be hosting a fish fry. Fish baskets are $6 and include fish, hushpuppies, and fries. 

Join us this summer as we host Fridays @ 5 again on the Williams Family Terrace.  The schedule is different this year to avoid the hottest part of the summer.  The event will run each Friday from May 20 - June 24 and then again from September 2 - October 7.  Come enjoy the view, have a drink via a cash bar, and listen to live...

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 5:00pm Buy Now


The legendary Charlie Daniels Band has made an indelible mark on America’s musical landscape.  His career includes gospel and country hit songs as well as Southern rock anthems.  His signature hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” won a Grammy Award™ for Best Country Vocal Performance by Duo or Group.  Other hits include “Uneasy Rider,” Long Haired Country Boy,” “In America,” and many more. Charlie Daniels is in the Grand Ole Opry and Musicians Hall of Fame, and his star is on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville.  ...

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$80.00SOLD OUT - Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$65.00Main Floor Rows A-E
$49.00Remainder of Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$39.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$29.002nd Balcony Rows F-L


This former Miss North Carolina specializes in positive and hilarious humor based on her life experiences – including her beloved husband, “Left Brain.”  Her 2013 performance at the Carson Center nearly sold out.  Her humorous storytelling still keeps audiences laughing after her 50 years as a comedian in theatres and on radio.  Miss Robertson’s prestigious public speaking awards include the Cavett Award and Toastmasters International's Golden Gavel Award.  “Jeanne Robertson is like the aunt you can’t wait to talk to at...

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 3:00pm Buy Now
$17.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$15.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$13.002nd Balcony Rows F-L


The Gaither Vocal Band returns to the Carson Center stage this summer.  Expect an evening of entertainment, celebration, and meaningful music by some of the best-loved voices in gospel music:  Bill Gaither, David Phelps, Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb, and Todd Suttles. Hit songs include He Touched Me, Loving God / Loving Each Other, When We All Get Together with the Lord, There is a River, The King is Coming, and many more. Founder Bill Gaither has written numerous popular Christian songs with his wife, Gloria.  http://gaither.com...

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 3:00pm Buy Now
$67.50Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$36.50Main Floor Rows A-R; Loge Extreme Left & Right
$30.50Remainder of the house


Loretta Lynn is a country music living legend.  Raised in rural Kentucky, she emerged as one of the first successful female country music vocalists in the early 1960s, courageously breaking barriers in an industry long dominated by men. Ms. Lynn's numerous accolades include the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988, Kennedy Center Honors in 2003, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, and Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013.  Her many hit songs include Coal Miner’s Daughter, Don’t Come Home a Drinkin with Loving on Your...

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$132.00Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center
$92.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE House Left & Right; A-C Center
$62.00Remainder of Main Floor
$42.001st Balcony
$32.002nd Balcony

"WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC - The Mandatory World Tour

Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million album sales.  Now in his fourth career decade, he has won 4 Grammys (with 14 nominations) and countless awards and accolades for Weird Al classics like “Eat It,” “Like a Surgeon,” “Fat,” “Smells Like Nirvana,” “Amish Paradise” and “The Saga Begins.”  His 2011 album Alpocalypse...

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$145.00Main Floor BB-EE Center
$95.00Main Floor AA-EE House Left & Right; A-C Center
$57.00Remainder of Main Floor
$42.001st Balcony
$35.002nd Balcony


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/music. As a high school student, he had...

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$139.00Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center
$95.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE House Left & Right; A-C Center
$57.00Remainder of Main Floor
$44.001st Balcony
$33.002nd Balcony


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

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 7:00pm Buy Now
$175.00Platinum - Main Floor Row BB Center
$102.00Gold - Main Floor Rows BB-EE Center
$68.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE House Left & Right; Rows A-Q Orchestra; 1st Balcony Row A
$48.00Main Floor Loge; 1st Balcony Boxes & Row B
$37.501st Balcony Rows C-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-B
$28.002nd Balcony Rows C-L

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The Carson Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit performing arts center that serves the Four Rivers region. The mission of the Center is to improve the quality of life of children, youth, and adults with programming that inspires, educates, and entertains.

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