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The Carson Center

Performances

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  • Show Date 
    Friday, May 27, 2016 - 5:00pm

Friday, May 27th will feature rockabilly music by Solid Rockit Boosters.  Big Ed's will have philly cheesesteak baskets available for purchase.  

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...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, June 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Friday, June 3rd will feature classic rock music by Trip Dortch & Rob Milford.  Parker's will have ribs available for purchase.  $9.99 for a 1/3 a rack of ribs w/two sides,  $11.99 for a half rack w/two sides, or $15.00 for a rolling rack w/two sides. 

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.  ...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

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...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 3:00pm

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...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, August 12, 2016 - 7:30pm

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...

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 7:30pm

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...

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

Tickets go on sale to Carson Center Members Wednesday, July 20th before going on sale to the public Monday, July 25th.  Click to become a member and purchase your tickets in advance. 

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...

  • 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

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  • 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 
    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 
    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...