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Before the show, enjoy the Chad Fisher Group; Dr. John will perform a career retrospective and “The Spirit of Satch,” his Louis Armstrong tribute.
Bullock will perform a selection of works by John Cage, Francis Poulenc, Modest Mussorgsky, Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Harry T. Burleigh.

“Avenue Q” is hilarious, irreverent and definitely not for children. “Muppet”-style puppets, alongside human actors, star in this sweetly satiric coming-of-age parable.
Celebrate spring with the ASC and see Australia’s Sway Poles free each day during a three-day residency culminating in a circus arts showcase and grand-finale community performance.
New lead vocalists make their debut during the choir’s spring concert, which will raise money for the group’s upcoming 20th anniversary concert and fall 2016 tour.
For his inaugural ASC performance, Winwood will be joined by a loose, funky, four-man band to stretch his classic tunes into jams. Sugarcane Jane will open the show.
Let the wild rumpus start with this reimagining of the children’s classic tale of Max and his island of monsters told through contemporary and hip-hop dance.


On “Wallflower,” Krall has recorded a collection of songs from the 1960s to today. This show is expected to sell out; a limited number of tickets are still available.
The Viva Health Starlight Gala is the biggest fundraiser of the year for UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception. Call 205-975-2787.
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
Holden will work with students as they prepare for the department’s production of “Avenue Q” and will give his one-man performance, “The Joshua Show.”
Nersessian performed Jan. 25, and Lugansky will perform March 21. Both are sought-after artists of the highest caliber, says UAB’s Yakov Kasman.
Eric Essix, Scott Register, Daniel Beard, Carla Jean Whitley and Jeffery Cain are the judges for the Alys Stephens Center’s second annual music competition.
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Legendary reggae band the Wailers, led by original member Aston “Family Man” Barrett, will perform the band’s classic hits spanning more than four decades.
10 minute2This year the festival includes six new plays written by students, plus one written by Shackleford commemorating the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
Backed by jazz piano for this show, New Orleans native Aaron Neville returns to the ASC stage for a performance of classic doo-wop covers from his album “My True Story.”
A compassionate and stimulating study of sexuality and intimacy, the Tony-nominated play is set in late 19th century, middle-class America, when “female problems” often were dismissed as “hysteria.”
Arlo Guthrie will celebrate “Alice’s Restaurant” 50 years later with a unique multimedia show Saturday, Feb. 21, in the ASC.
In celebration of Black History Month, the talented students of ArtPlay’s Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will perform the original play “The Clever George Washington Carver.”
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