New artists Cowboy Junkies and Omer Quartet have just been added. Click on the artists below for full performance details. Select performances will include free “Inside the Arts” pretalks. Many performances will also feature free shows for schoolchildren. Tickets are available online at www.AlysStephens.org or by calling the Alys Stephens Center Box Office at 205-975-2787.
The Alys Stephens Center’s 2018-2019 season of performances includes:
- k.d. lang, “Ingenue Redux,” Friday, Sept. 14. Season kick-off lobby party begins at 6:30 p.m.
- The Land of Yangalele with Papa Siama and Auntie Dallas, traditional Congolese music and rumba, Friday, Sept. 28, in the ArtPlay house. Free.
- An Evening with Rickie Lee Jones with special guest Anders Osborne, Sunday, Sept. 30, with a pre-show Cajun lobby party.
- Seán Curran with Third Coast Percussion, with the world premiere of collaborative, ASC-commissioned pieced, “Everywhere All the Time,” Friday, Oct. 5.
- An Evening with Chris Thile, Wednesday, Oct. 10.
- Las Cafeteras, a ¡Celebración! Event, free Latin dance class at 6 p.m., followed by the free outdoor performance, Friday, Oct. 12.
- Brian McKnight, Friday, Oct. 26, Magic City Classic Weekend VIP dinner package available.
- An evening with Keb’ Mo’ Solo, Thursday, Nov. 8.
- “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other Eric Carle Favorites, by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, Sunday, Nov. 11. VIP family lunch available. Part of the PNC Family Series.
- Just announced: Omer Quartet, part of the ArtPlay Parlor Series featuring Young Concert Artists, Thursday, Nov. 15.
- Patti LaBelle, for the first time at the ASC, Sunday, Nov. 18. VIP dinner package available. Sponsored by UAB School of Medicine.
- A Very Electric Christmas by Lightwire Theater, Tuesday, Dec. 18. VIP family dinner and Santa photos available. Sponsored by UAB School of Medicine.
- 2019 Alabama Dance Festival featuring Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Co-presented by the Alabama Dance Council.
- Oakwood University Aeolians, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Sponsored by UAB School of Medicine.
- Delfeayo Marsalis presents the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
- Nathan Lee, ArtPlay’s Parlor Series featuring Young Concert Artist, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in the ArtPlay house.
- Just announced: Cowboy Junkies, Friday, March 8.
- “Me ... Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall,” a Kennedy Center for Young Audiences production, Saturday, March 9, 2019. VIP family lunch available. Part of the PNC Family Series.
- Rosanne Cash and Band: “She Remembers Everything,” Sunday, April 7, 2019.
- Joan Baez Fare Thee Well … Tour 2019, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. VIP dinner package available.
- David Sedaris, Saturday, April 13, 2019.
- IndiaFest event, free dance lessons at 6 p.m. followed by free outdoor performance, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
- An Evening with Gladys Knight, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Mother’s Day VIP dinner package available.
- SESSIONS Singer/Songwriter series, showcase of regional singer-songwriters, Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.
- LOCAL 2019, an outdoor festival celebrating all things Alabama; date to be announced.
This year, ASC members will receive $10 off ticket prices. All UAB family, including faculty and staff, may receive $15 off up to two single tickets per performance by presenting a valid UAB ID at the ASC Box Office upon purchase. UAB students may purchase $10 tickets to select performances. ASC Member and UAB discounts exclude family shows, performances at ArtPlay, VIP Packages and special events. ASC member and UAB family tickets are limited and sell out quickly.