Wright Center Upcoming Events 

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Bobby Horton presents Songs and Stories of the Civil War
September 13, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Based on his long-time association with film maker Ken Burns, Horton shares moving stories and music from the Civil War era. Free admission

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra's Red Diamond SuperPOPS! presents Birmingham Does Broadway
September 21, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Hear talented local performers singing the best of Broadway with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra! The concert will feature beloved composers Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz, and more!

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Tim Hawkins Live with Dustin Nickerson
September 28, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Tim Hawkins is one of the most in-demand comedians in the country, with over 100 sold-out concerts annually. Tickets at timhawkins.brushfire.com/events

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J. Roderick Davis Lecture Series presents Rosalind Picard
October 4, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Rosalind Picard is the influential founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, which develops technologies to better understand, predict and regulate emotion.

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Big Church Night Out with David Crowder
October 6, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Big Church Night Out will feature David Crowder, Sarah Reeves, Jordan Feliz along with illusionist Brock Gill and worship with Jamison Strain. Tickets at bigchurchnightout.com.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra's Red Diamond SuperPOPS! presents Hollywood Legends
October 26, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Get your popcorn ready as the ASO presents an epic concert celebrating the giants of Hollywood, including your favorite actors, actresses, characters, and composers! Stunning music from a variety of genres and eras brings memorable characters from The Wizard of Oz, Jurassic Park, Titanic, The Incredibles, and more to life. Tickets at alabamasymphony.org.

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The Heart Behind the Music with Heather Land, Lauren Duski, Mo Pitney, and Lenny LeBlanc
November 1, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Since 2011, The Heart Behind the Music has been bringing to the stage some of the world's best singers and songwriters who share meaning and music behind their hit songs. Tickets.samford.edu

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John Crist, The Human Being Tour
November 11, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

With over 300 million video views, comedian and viral sensation John Crist is now a well-known entity, performing across the country. Tickets available at premierproductions.com/tour/john-crist-human-being-tour.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra's Red Diamond SuperPOPS! presents Home for the Holidays
December 7, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Celebrate the season with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Tickets at alabamasymphony.org.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra's Red Diamond SuperPOPS! presents The Mambo Kings
January 26, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Enjoy New York's foremost Latin jazz ensemble, in concert with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Tickets at alabamasymphony.org.

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The Midtown Men, Underwritten by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith Inc.
April 4, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

The Midtown Men reunite stars from The Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show. Tickets.samford.edu