Get tickets now for 2023 shows at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center

The second half of the season, featuring family shows, soul, world music, pop, rock and more, kicks off in January, plus check out the holiday gift guide.

tdial tshirt 2Holiday Arts Lover gift guide: AEIVA T-shirtsThe new year promises great entertainment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The second half of the 2022-2023 season will begin in January with jazz greats Fred Hersch and esperanza spalding and a new adaptation of Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh.” On the schedule are all-ages shows, soul, world music, pop, rock and much more.  

Tickets are on sale now. For many shows, UAB employees can enjoy $15 off two tickets, and $10 student tickets are also available. Discounted tickets are limited. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call 205-975-2787.

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2023 shows presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center:

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

An Evening with Fred Hersch and esperanza spalding, tickets from $35.

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Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023

Alabama Dance Festival and ASC present Helen Simoneau Danse: Delicate Power, tickets $25.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Tommy Emmanuel, tickets are $49.

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023

Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation,” tickets are $29. Buy four tickets for $100. VIP tickets with premier seating and photos with characters are $60.

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023

Will Downing’s “Sophisticated Soul Explosion,” featuring special guests Maysa and poet Hank Stewart. Tickets from $39.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023

Ranky Tanky featuring Lisa Fischer, families welcome. Tickets are $39. 

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Singer, songwriter, rapper and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello, tickets are $39.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Victor Wooten, all ages welcome. Tickets are $39.  

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Patti LaBelle, tickets from $79.

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Canceled: Taj Express: Bollywood Jukebox

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John Paul White with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, tickets from $25. 

Friday, April 21, 2023

Smokey Robinson, tickets from $125.  

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Sheila E., tickets from $45. This event was originally scheduled for May 4.

Since 1996, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center has provided access to experiences that reach beyond sights and sounds, creating moments and memories that bring about positive change in the lives of individuals, families, students, artists and performers. The ASC presents a diverse cross-section of high-quality artists in one of the most acoustically sophisticated settings in the Southeast.