The Lied Center is excited to offer multiple ways for students at the University of Nebraska to experience the top artists in the world live on stage!

    Season tickets (3 performances or more for students) are currently available through the Lied Center Ticket Office.  More information on season tickets can be found here.

    UNL Students receive half-price tickets to all performances part of the Lied Center Season.  Tickets to individual performances will be available for purchase after August 8, 2017.  Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 402.472.4747. 

    FREE tickets are available to select Lied Center performances and can be reserved online after August 21 at

    FREE Fall Shows (Available August 21)

    • Broadway at the Lied - TBD
    • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Oct. 12
    • Motown The Musical - Oct. 22 only
    • 2017 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist - Oct. 24
    • An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth - Nov. 2
    • Black Violin - Nov. 14
    • Arturo Sandoval - Nov. 29

      FREE Spring Shows (Available January 8)

      • Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6  - Jan. 27
      • Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet - Feb. 21
      • Conspirare: Considering Matthew Shepard - Feb. 25
      • The Best of Second City - Mar. 3
      • The Mountaintop - Mar. 6
      • Wu Man and Huayin Shadow Puppet Band - Mar. 14
      • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - April 3
      • The Color Purple - April 11 only
      • A Celebration of Philip Glass - April 17
      • Vadym Kholodenko, Piano - April 24
      • Barrage 8 - April 28
        The Lied Center is presenting two FREE performances of Black Violin exclusively for UNL Students on Sept. 7 & 8, 2017 as part of the "BIG RED LIED EXPERIENCE."  If you are interested in bringing a group of students (RSO, Greek House, Academic Course, etc.) please contact Matthew Boring at

          Free tickets will also be made available for the Black Violin performances at in early August.

          All UNL students paying “Fund A” student fees may reserve free tickets for every Arts for All performance. Student tickets for all Lied Center performances, including Arts for All, are non-transferrable and subject to limited availability.

          Support for the Lied Center's Arts for All program is provided in part by the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska and the Committee for Fees Allocation.  Additional support for Once's performance as part of the Big Red Lied Experience is provided by the Pace Woods Foundation.