The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center offers a variety of performing arts programming in the Mainstage Series. The historic, apse-shaped Cultural Center Auditorium provides the perfect setting for performances by groups such as the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The Center also hosts an annual Storytelling festival that attracts both storytellers and listeners alike from across the country.
Taps & Tapas-PreEvent 5:00pm
Come enjoy live entertainment while sampling tasty tapas & craft brews before the show! Tapas only ticket available.
Post Monroe 7:30pm
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Post Monroe is an up-and-coming country music trio composed of Ashlee Hewitt, Whitney Duncan, and Madison's own Shelby McLeod. In May 2016, they released their self-titled EP, including the hit "Red Hot American Summer." Rolling Stone magazine counts them among "Ten Country Artists you Need to Know" and, in June, they made their Grand Ole Opry debut.
Post Monroe $30
Taps & Tappas $25
Tapas ONLY $15
Post Monroe Sponsored by: Carol & Jim Jones, Babs & Hiram Johnston, George & nancy Launius/ Thrifty Mac, & Celia & Paul Visscher/McGinnis Realty
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7:30pm, MMCC Auditorium
“Two monsters of the banjo.”
—NPR’s All Things Considered
With their recent Grammy Award for “Best Folk Album” earlier this year, banjo and vocal duo (and husband and wife) Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn perform original music as well as Appalachian murder ballads, gospel, chamber music, and blues. The two first collaborated as part of the Sparrow Quartet in 2005. Mr. Fleck has been nominated in more categories than any other musician in Grammy Award history.
Do Tell! Stories under the Bell Tower
Jelly, Rags, & Monk: Turtle Island Quartet with jazz
pianist, Cyrus Chestnut
Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00pm, MMCC Auditorium
Part of the Chamber Music Festival's 15th season: The extraordinary jazz pianist, Cyrus Chestnut, and the GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet are back together, displaying their formidable collective virtuosity. Making soulful and sweet connections that delve deeply into the jazz and classical traditions, the quintet embraces a range of composers on this brand new program- from Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonious Monk.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 40th Anniversary Concert
Sunday, May 7, 2017
4:00PM, MMCC Auditorium
A special tribute to 40 years! Join the ASO making a special second visit to Madison in our anniversary season. Travel with the ASO on a musical journey through three capitols of Europe: Vienna, Paris, and London with Mozart's "A Little Night Music," Couperin's "Pieces en Concert" with celebration list Daniel Laufer, and Haydn's grandest symphony of all, the London Symphony. This is an afternoon designed to carry you away with great music from great cities played by the most celebrated symphony orchestra of the entire southern USA.