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MATTHEW WEST - The Live Forever Tour

Several years ago, when MATTHEW WEST invited people to share their stories to serve as inspiration for an upcoming album, he had no idea it would be the start of an amazing journey that would forever change his music, ministry and life.

Armed with more than 10,000 stories from fans all over the world, the floodgates of inspiration opened and West crafted a landmark album, The Story of Your Life. Suddenly people were given a voice and a chance for their stories to be heard. It started a powerful wave that...

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 7:00pm Buy Now
$48.00VIP - Orchestra Section
$28.00Gold Circle - Reserved Floor, 1st Balcony Boxes and Rows A-D
$23.001st Balcony Rows E-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes and Rows A-E
$13.002nd Balcony Rows F-L


Astonishing athletes/performing artists defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats in this spellbinding performance. These fearless acrobats, jugglers, and contortionists with boundless energy dazzle audiences anew with a stage production based on 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions. The New York Times describes the production as “feats of circus art that reach literally breathtaking heights of skill.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 6:45pm Buy Now
$15.00All Seats


Garrison Keillor was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, and began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1966. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and on July 6, 1974, he hosted the first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion in St. Paul. The show ended in 1987, resumed in 1989 in New York as The American Radio Company, returned to Minnesota, and in 1993 resumed the name A Prairie Home Companion. Over 17 million listeners on more than 900 public...

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$100.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$75.00Main 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


ZZ TOP a/k/a “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” lay undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and in 2004 the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Of course, there are only three of them – Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard -- but it’s still a remarkable achievement that they’re still very much together after more than 40 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road and in the studio.  “Yeah,” says Billy, guitarist extraordinaire, “we’re the same three...

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$325.00VIP 1 Meet & Greet Package*
$200.00VIP 2 Tour Package**
$149.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$99.00Main Floor Rows A-E
$69.00Remainder of Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$59.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$45.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

HOTEL CALIFORNIA: A Salute to the Eagles

For more than two decades, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has touched the hearts of fans all over the world, by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. See how a spirited blend of originality and the pursuit of excellence have taken HOTEL CALIFORNIA to a level of international recognition normally reserved only for gold and platinum recording artists. 

This dynamic, highly acclaimed show incorporates their very own world renowned vocal harmony, and authentic instrumentation,...

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$49.00Main Floor Rows AA-E
$39.00Remainder of Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$29.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$19.002nd Balcony Rows F-L


Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:15pm Buy Now
$55.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes and Rows A-F
$40.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes and Rows A-E
$30.002nd Balcony Rows F-L


The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. They love to show off onstage - performing a variety of stunts and skits! Audiences will be delighted to see this extravaganza of European-style clowning, amazing juggling and balancing acts, and of course, very talented performing pets.  This new production features Mr. Popovich and his cast of jugglers, clowns, 15 house cats, 10 dogs, 4 geese, 8 white doves, and...

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 6:45pm Buy Now
$15.00All Seats


The four-time Grammy™ winning Doobie Brothers’ sound has become part of America’s musical firmament – sampled on dance records, reinterpreted on “American Idol,” and played on radio formats from top 40 to classic rock.  The Doobies’ propulsive roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven style has sold more than 30 million albums. Their # 1 singles Black Water and What a Fool Believes, both gold, lead a catalog of indelible songs that include  Jesus Is Just All Right, Rockin’ Down the Highway...

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 7:15pm Buy Now
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 6:00pm Buy Now
$125.00Main Floor Rows AA-EE
$100.00VIP 2*
$69.00Remainder Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes & Rows A-F
$49.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes & Rows A-E
$29.002nd Balcony Rows
$150.00VIP 1*
$91.00VIP 3*

Vintner's Dinner

Enjoy a delightful dinner party and support the arts at the annual Carson Center Vintner’s Dinner.  Proceeds bring the nation’s best educational theatre companies to the Carson Center to perform for and lead workshops for school children from throughout our region. Proceeds from such events also enable the Center to present famous performers and Broadway musicals “close to home” for year-round entertainment for all ages.

The featured guest will be Anton Pestun of Robert Mondavi Winery. In 1996 he started working at the winery...

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 6:30pm Buy Now
$160.00Single Reserved Seat
$1,200.00Table of 8

AMY GRANT & MICHAEL W. SMITH - "A Celebration of Songs & Hymns" Tour

Multi-platinum recording artists Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith reunite for a limited run of spring dates on the “Celebration of Songs & Hymns” tour. This special night featuring the two iconic Christian music artists makes a stop in Paducah at the Carson Center on Friday, May 15th at 7 p.m.

The two artists have, together, won nine GRAMMY® Awards, 66 Dove Awards and sold more than 45 million albums. They first toured together in 1982 on Grant’s Age to Age Tour. Her Age to Age album was...

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:00pm Buy Now
$152.00Reserved VIP
$55.00Gold Circle



Born in Abilene, Texas, the son of a preacher, Guy Penrod grew up in church. His parents stood him up in a folding chair as a 3-year old for his debut solo of Fill My Cup Lord. From there, the powerful voice grew into one of the most recognizable in Southern Gospel music and country music. Mr. Penrod performed for 14 years as part of Bill Gaither’s celebrated Gaither Vocal Band.  Since leaving the band in recent years, Mr. Penrod has recorded and performed as a solo artist. Recent albums include Breathe Deep...

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 3:00pm Buy Now
$15.00Main Floor; 1st Balcony Boxes and Rows A-F
$13.001st Balcony Rows G-J; 2nd Balcony Boxes and Rows A-E
$11.002nd Balcony Rows F-L

RONNIE MILSAP - 40 Hits 40 Years Tour

After four decades in the music business, Ronnie Milsap will be saying goodbye to the road.  His upcoming tour will be his last tour.

Ronnie Milsap is one of the most successful and versatile country "crossover" singers of his time. 

His songs appeal to both country and pop fans with songs that have crossed over to both markets.  His biggest crossover hits include "It Was Almost Like a Song", "Smoky Mountain Rain", "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me", "I Wouldn't Have Missed It for the World", "Any...

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 7:30pm Buy Now
$98.00Main Floor BB-EE Center
$68.00Main Floor AA-EE House Left & Right; A-C Center
$43.00Remainder of Main Floor
$32.001st Balcony
$28.002nd Balcony

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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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