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Kentucky Center president Kim Baker talks to WDRB News regarding changing the Center's brand "from the inside out."

Ten months ago, Kim Baker was chosen to lead The Kentucky Center. In less than a year, she has taken on rebranding the institution, inviting the public to "Discover Your Center," and also investing resources for professional development of the staff. Baker spoke recently to WDRB News about these changes. In regard to attracting and keeping the public's attention, she said: "What we wanted was to peak everyone's interested and curiosity again. What they see...


Get the Led Out offers "American Led Zeppelin Experience" in #Louisville February 27

The Kentucky Center Presents GET THE LED OUT Friday, February 27, 2015, 8 p.m. Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202 Back by popular demand! This tribute band offers “The American Led Zeppelin Experience” in two acts devoted to Zep’s iconic ballads and rock anthems. Tickets start at $25, reserved seating, fees apply. The Kentucky Center is the official ticketing service for this event. Tickets available online, by phone (502) 584-7777, and in-person at the...


Irma Thomas and Lee Fields headline Louisville "Blues at the Crossroads" soul spectacular!

Brown-Forman Midnite Ramble BLUES AT THE CROSSROADS: The Soul of the Blues Featuring Irma Thomas and Lee Fields Saturday, February 28, 8 p.m. Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202 Tickets start at $25, reserved seating, fees apply. This third installment of the popular Blues at the Crossroads concerts features “The Soul Queen of New Orleans” Grammy-winner Irma Thomas, joined by vocalists Lee Fields and Alecia Chakour, guitarist Eric Krasno (Soulive), and The Dynamites for...


Kentucky Shakespeare and Louisville Public Media offer free one act radio play at The Kentucky Center

Kentucky Shakespeare presents THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS By George Bernard Shaw A One-Act Radio Play Recorded Live by Louisville Public Media Tuesday, January 6, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater 501 W. Main Street, Louisville 40202 Free performance, ticket required. Call The Kentucky Center box office at (502) 584-7777 and reserve your seat now for this free event. The Dark Lady of the Sonnets is a 1910 short comedy in...


Kacey Musgraves, 2013 CMA New Artist of the Year, booked for Louisville's Brown Theatre. Tickets on sale December 19.

The Kentucky Center and AEG LIVE-TMG present KACEY MUSGRAVES: Same Tour Different Trailer with special guests John and Jacob Thursday, February 26, 7:30 p.m. Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202 Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves, recipient of the 2013 CMA New Artist of the Year and 2014 Song of the Year awards, is headlining her own tour, having opened recently for performers including Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and Katy Perry. The Kentucky Center box office is...


Kentucky Center President invites statewide conversation around "eye-opening" Creative Industry Report

Last week, the Kentucky Arts Council unveiled findings from the state's first Creative Industry Report at the Kentucky Creative Summit hosted by The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. The report covers creative work encompassing visual art and crafts, graphic design, film and media, folk arts, writing, advertising, music, theater, web design, product design, dance, architecture and interior design. The day-long event included an overview of the new report and panels discussing creative enterprises: jobs...


Paul Taylor Dance Company (January 30): An evening of exciting modern dance from one of America's pioneering choreographers

YUM! Family Series Program PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY Friday, January 30, 2015, 8 p.m. Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202 Join us for an evening of exciting contemporary dance from one of America's pioneering choreographers. The company willl be performing a piece with a tie to Kentucky, "American Dreamer", set to a series of songs by Stephen Foster. Program: Syzgy, music by Donald York Brandenburgs, music by Johann Sebastian Bach American Dreamer, music by...


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