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Performances

Purchase tickets by calling 270-450-4444 or click Buy Now.  All sales are final. Effective July 1, 2018 a 6% sales tax will be collected on all ticket sales.  Taxes will be allocated to the state general fund and are not retained by the Carson Center.

  • Show Date 
    Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

“I’ve lived a lot of life since my last record,” says Scotty McCreery. “I moved out on my own, I traveled across the country and the world, I got engaged, I was dropped by my label, I was even robbed at gunpoint. So I really wanted this album to show who Scotty is at 24, what’s going on in my life, and I think we accomplished that.” 

With his third album (plus a chart-topping Christmas record), the young star takes a huge creative step forward. He co-wrote all 11 songs on Seasons...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, March 1, 2019 - 6:00pm

With a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, this production faithfully adapts four stories by beloved children's author Eric Carle: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show - The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today.  The reputation of the company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join the Carson Center for our 5th Annual O'Carson Irish Bash! Molly Ramone Band Page, Nashville's most entertaining Irish band, will be playing while we dance, drink and eat in Irish style.  Dress your Irish best and participate in our costume contest.  Male and Female winner will each receive 2 tickets to Rock of Ages on April 11, 2019.  Party starts at 7:00pm, band starts at 7:30pm and we will be doing the JIG until 10:00pm in the Myre River Room. Must be 21 or older to...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 7:30pm

To purchase tickets, click Buy Now or call the Paducah Symphony Orchestra office at 270-444-0065.

Hear Italian composer Ottorino Respighi's depiction of his city in two of his most famous works. Internationally-acclaimed saxophonist Timothy McAllister joins the orchestra for Creston's Concerto for Alto Saxophone. Maestro Ponti conducts Brahms' Tragic Overture.

Raffaele Ponti, conductor
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone

Respighi - Fontane di Roma...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and author. Among his New York Times bestsellers are the classic novels, The Traveler's Gift, and The Noticer. Leaders from the world's top organizations—including four U.S. presidents—regularly seek him out as a trusted resource for unlocking extraordinary results.

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

for KING & COUNTRY’s ‘burn the ships | world tour’ feat. special guest: Josh Baldwin

Grammy award-winning for KING & COUNTRY is comprised of Aussie-born and Nashville, Tennessee-raised brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone and known for their soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes.

*This Spring, join for KING & COUNTRY at the Carson Center in Paducah, Kentucky where they’ll perform music from their 3rd studio album, burn the...

  • Show Date 
    Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:15pm

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:15pm

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies into reality...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 7:30pm

To purchase tickets, click Buy Now or call the Paducah Symphony Orchestra office at 270-444-0065.

Enjoy a night of opera and broadway with your Paducah Symphony Orchestra. Also featuring the PSO Chorus, the Paducah Symphony Youth Chorus, and invited choirs. 

Raffaele Ponti, conductor
Samuel Hall, tenor
Daniel Scofield, baritone

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

Since 1975, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a classic catalog of hits, and played more than 8,000 ferocious live shows. They broke records with their 50 Dates/50 States tour, delivered landmark performances at Live Aid and on SNL, and became mainstays of radio, MTV and stages worldwide for more than two generations. Through it all, they’ve remained one of the most consistent – and consistently passionate – progenitors of blues-based rock in pop culture history. 

For the...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 3:00pm

Jeanne Robertson is a professional speaker who specializes in hilarious humor based on her life experiences. Speaking to thousands of people annually, she utilizes her positively funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter.

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:00pm

SAVE THE DATE! 

Get ready to “Party for a Purpose” at the Carson Center’s big annual fundraising event May 9, 2019.  This party takes place throughout the Carson Center.   Enjoy mixing and mingling with friends old and new as you enjoy a silent auction, live auction, food from local caterers, wine, coffee, tea, and soft drinks.  All these beverages and food are included in the cost of admission.  
 
The “Purpose of this Party” is to raise money for the...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, May 10, 2019 - 7:30pm

Kentucky Opry Presents:

A trailblazing singer who became the first black Country Music Superstar, Charley Pride has had an amazing career. From his humble beginnings as a sharecropper's son on a cotton farm in Sledge, Mississippi, he caught fire with 1967's 'Just Between You and Me', breaking into the Top-10 Country chart and garnering his first Grammy nomination.

Between 1967 and 1987, he amassed 52 Top-10 Country hits and sold tens of millions of records worldwide. In 1971,...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 7:30pm

America's journey has found them exploring a wide variety of musical terrain. Their best-known tunes, which also include "I Need You," "Ventura Highway," "Don't Cross The River," "Tin Man," "Lonely People," and "Sister Golden Hair" were cornerstones of 1970's Top 40 and FM rock radio. Yet beyond their impressive catalog of hits, listeners would discover there was always much more to America than surface perceptions. The combination of Gerry Beckley's melodic pop rock and Dewey Bunnell's use...

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