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The Carson Center

Performances

Purchase tickets by calling 270-450-4444 or click Buy Now.  Click to view Seating Chart.

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

This concert is a rental and tickets are not being processed through our box office.  Please click the Buy Now link to purchase tickets directly from the presenter.

The Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History and Christian Music Icon Sandi Patty  announces dates for the final leg of her Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour, marking the final chance for fans that are traveling from all over the country to see Sandi perform on tour. Celebrating her latest album, Forever...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join the Carson Center for our 3rd 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.  Cash bar will be available to include plenty of green beer.  Dress your Irish best and participate in our costume contest.  Party starts at 7:00pm and we will be doing the JIG until 11:00pm in the Myre River Room. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Want to join us for dinner?  Dinner Tickets are $25/...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

Tickets are not sold at the Carson Center Box Office until the night of the show.  Contact the Paducah Symphony Orchestra to purchase tickets in advance or click the Buy Now link.

Always inspired by his travels, German composer Felix Mendelssohn gives us his 3rd Symphony, widely known as the “Scottish” Symphony as it was driven by his love for the British Isles. Next, revel in what are arguably classical music’s most recognizable opening bars—those of...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

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 all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:30pm

Attention Odd Squad fans! Things are about to get very odd in YOUR town, and Ms. O needs YOU to help solve the case. ODD SQUAD LIVE! is springing into action on stage in this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure where kids get to participate in solving a seriously strange case. When agents Orion and Oleanna get turned into grown-ups by villains, it’s up to the kids in the audience to use their math skills and help the agents decode, decipher and unravel clues. With a little help from Ms....

  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

In 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV’s “Stars In Their Eyes” Live Grand Final, with the largest number of votes ever received in the shows history.  The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of the runner-up.  Gary began touring on his own and in 2002 formed a band ‘The Works’, to pay tribute to rock legends Queen.  Since May 2002, ‘Gary Mullen and the Works’ have performed throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand to sell-out audiences.  The outfit hase also twice...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song.  Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland - in rock, music, theatre and film - nothing has carried the energy, the...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm

A true American institution whose iconic pop, country and gospel hits defined their respective generations and now transcend them, B.J. Thomas has found a unique way to celebrate an incredible half a century in music and some 47 years since his first gold selling hit on Scepter Records. The singer, a five time Grammy and two time Dove Award winner, has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard’s Top 50 most played artists over the past 50 years.  B.J.’s music will come...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00pm

Get ready to “Party for a Purpose” at the Carson Center’s big annual fundraising event March 30. The event usually sells out, so buy your tickets or tables soon. Buy at an Early Bird discount through March 10! This party offers silent auction, live auction, food from 14 caterers, tea, wine tastings, tea, coffee, lemonade, and soft drinks.  All food and beverages are included in cost of admission with the exception of a cash bar.  

The “Purpose of this Party” is to raise money for the...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:15pm

One of the major Southern rock bands of the '70s, the Marshall Tucker Band was formed in Spartanburg, SC, in 1971 by singer Doug Gray, guitarist Toy Caldwell (born 1948, died February 25, 1993), his brother bassist Tommy Caldwell (born 1950, died April 28, 1980), guitarist George McCorkle (born 1947, died June 29th, 2007), drummer Paul Riddle, and reed player Jerry Eubanks. The group's style combined rock, country, and jazz and featured extended instrumental passages on which lead guitarist...

  • Show Date 
    Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

Imagine being at a concert with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins all on stage.  It would be an unbelievable experience.  The Rockabilly Revival is like hopping in a time machine and getting the opportunity to see something people would dream of seeing later.  Producers searched the country high and low to find the best of the best.  When you see this show you will be blown away with how authentic it feels.  The tribute artist aren’t just good, they are considered...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

GRAMMY® winner Jason Crabb is well known as one of the most compelling voices in any genre of music. With his power, range, and passion, he has moved easily among musical styles including gospel, country, pop and southern gospel. With his Reunion Records debut, Whatever The Road, fans of that incredible talent will gain a deeper understanding of the heart behind the voice. In recording his fifth solo album, Crabb poured himself into his songwriting and the payoff is his most personal album...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Brown Bear, Brown Bear and other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle brings together old favorites and new friends. The hour-long stage adaptation of three beloved children’s books by Mr. Carle showcases the imaginative blend of innovative puppetry and striking scenic effects that has won international acclaim for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins a whimsical menagerie drawn from the pages of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Celebrating its 50th...

  • Show Date 
    Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30pm

Tickets are not sold at the Carson Center Box Office until the night of the show.  Contact the Paducah Symphony Orchestra to purchase tickets in advance or click the Buy Now link.

Agony, burden, love and loss: these are the emotions that drive the work that marked a turning point in Brahms’ career. Powerful and most unique, A German Requiem stands firmly on its own. This performance will feature the PSO Chorus as well as invited choirs from the area,...

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

Randall Atcheson is the epitome of a musical Renaissance man.  His gift of communicating the beauty of music in various forms has led to a decidedly versatile career as a much-sought-after artist in the classics as well as in pop and the sacred repertoire.  This versatility was evidenced early in life when he was recognized as a prodigy on both piano and organ.  He entered Samford University at age 12 and later was accepted at The Juilliard School where he became the only student in the...

  • Show Date 
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s Single and Song of the Year awards as well as a Grammy.  Gill has won 18 CMA Awards, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most-awarded artist in that...

  • Show Date 
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Show Date 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

On a mission to rescue Mayor Goodway and win the race, Ryder and his canine super-hero friends use their unique skills and teamwork to make several heroic rescues as they race to the finish line. First-ever Paw Patrol Live tour! 

VIP Package includes ticket on the Main Floor Rows AA-DD, Meet'n'Greet with Characters, and Souvenir.

  • Show Date 
    Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill.  Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for...