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Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts – Brown Theatre

315 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY

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1-(502)-562-0188

Website:
www.kentuckycenter.org/

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Upcoming Events

An Evening with Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen

Country

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

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• Wed 10/17/18 at - 7:30 PM

Take Me To The River Live

R&B/Soul

Inspired by the award-winning documentary of the same name, "Take Me to the River Live" features a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Grammy-winners and music legends William Bell, Bobby Rush,and Don Bryant share the stage and perform classics celebrating the soul and sound of Memphis in the 1960s and '70s. Backed by the Hi-Rhythm Section (27 gold and platinum records, including all of Al Green’s classics), and the Stax Academy Alumni Horns, these titans of rhythm & blues share both the history and hope of a city’s musical legacy.

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• Thu 10/18/18 at - 8:00 PM

Lake Street Dive

Alternative,Indie,Pop

Lake Street Dive is a four-piece band from Boston that has made a mark in 2016. Rolling Stone describes them as "a young band steeped in Motown grooves, Muscle Shoals soul, Beatles melodies, Beach Boys harmonies, and pop divas from Dusty Springfield to Amy Winehouse to Adele." Of their first album, "Side Pony," RS wrote, " If it sometimes feels a bit calculated, it's still pretty irresistible."

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• Thu 10/25/18 at - 8:00 PM

Anthony Jeselnik

Stand Up Comedy

Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian in high demand, most famous for "The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump" and "The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen," as well as "The Jeselnik Offensive," which he starred in and created. Jeselnik is known for his dark – verging on perverse – humor, which sometimes brings audiences face to face with raw truths not often mentioned in the stand-up world.

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• Fri 10/26/18 at - 7:00 PM

Girls Night - The Musical

Musical

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• Sat 10/27/18 at - 8:00 PM

Snap Judgment Live

Talks/Lectures,Poetry Reading/Spoken Word,Podcast

Hosted by Glynn Washington, "Snap Judgement" is a popular storytelling-based radio show and podcast from WNYC featuring non-fiction narrative works on various themes. The stories are often raw and intimate, daring audiences to see the world through the eyes of another.

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• Sun 10/28/18 at - 7:00 PM

Gordon Lightfoot

Folk

Canada's own Gordon Lightfoot has recorded some 200 songs and written many more during his nearly five-decade career. His breakthrough came in 1970 with, "If You Could Read My Mind." That song was followed by other hits, including the 1975 classic "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald."

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• Tue 10/30/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Music of Cream – 50th Anniversary

Rock,Blues,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

The pedigree of hallowed ‘60s trio Cream -- Ginger Baker’s son Kofi Baker, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm Bruce and Eric Clapton’s nephew, Will Johns -- come together for the first time to pay homage to the band’s extraordinary legacy. Hear personal stories and songs such as “Sunshine of Your Love,” “Crossroads,” “Spoonful” and “White Room” and see the Cream offspring interplay with footage of their fathers and mentors on the big screen.

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• Thu 11/15/18 at - 8:00 PM

Craig Ferguson

Stand Up Comedy

Comedian Craig Ferguson hosted the 'Late, Late Show' on CBS from 2005 to 2014. He's also known for his role as Nigel Wick on 'The Drew Carey Show' and in the movies 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events,' 'How to Train Your Dragon' and 'The Big Tease.' Ferguson has also written two books: 'Between the Bridge and the River,' a novel, and 'American on Purpose,' a memoir. He was naturalised as a United States citizen in 2008.

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• Tue 11/27/18 at - 7:00 PM

Swan Lake

Classical Dance

Ballet Etudes of South Florida returns to MCC to bring this full-Length production of ballet's greatest love story, Swan Lake. Experience the tale of Odette and her fellow princesses who through Von Rothbart's evil spell are transformed into swans, destined never to be human again. Soloists and corps de ballet from MCC’s newest resident ArtsPartner, Ballet Etudes, will be joined by guest international principal dancers. A performance for ballet enthusiasts as well as the whole family to enjoy.

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• Wed 11/28/18 at - 7:00 PM

Randy Rainbow

Stand Up Comedy

The New York comedian gained fame for a series of humorous YouTube viral videos. He moved to BroadwayWorld.com with his series "Chewing the Scenery." Watch it at https://www.broadwayworld.com/tvmainnew.cfm?type=chewing

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• Sat 12/8/18 at - 7:30 PM

Jim Brickman

Pop

Brickman is a piano player who specializes in popular music.

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• Wed 12/12/18 at - 7:30 PM