51 The Lied Center strives to continue to bring world-renowned performing artists to Lincoln, Nebraska. We encourage you to explore the listing of upcoming events below for detailed information, including event dates, event summaries and ticket purchase details.

Tickets are also available by calling 402.472.4747 or visiting the Lied Ticket Office at 301 N 12th Street between 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM Monday through Friday.

The 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by:
Ameritas      Friends of Lied      Union Bank

Upcoming Lied Center Events

The Golden Dragon Acrobats

The Golden Dragon Acrobats

Experience breathtaking skill and the spellbinding beauty of the premier Chinese acrobatic touring company. The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. Acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costu...
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

OPENING NIGHT The Lied Center’s 25th anniversary season opens with acclaimed musician, composer, band leader and cultural icon, Wynton Marsalis. A nine time GRAMMY® -winner and the first jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize, Marsalis returns to the Lied Center with Jaz...
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LSO Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 (Classical)

LSO Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 (Classical)

Designed for newcomers and classical music aficionados alike, the first half of Beyond the Score® will offer a multimedia examination of the history and composition of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. The program explores illuminating stories found "inside" the music, illustr...
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Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin’s unique blend of musicianship and creativity brings forth interpretations known for their freedom, originality and prodigious mastery of the piano’s resources. In his Lied debut, Hamelin performs his virtuosic Chaconne along with pieces by De...
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The Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps

A healthy dose of comic relief at the height of election season! For over 30 years the Capitol Steps have been putting politics and scandal to music in bipartisan spoofery. Armed with a never-ending supply of fresh material from our elected officials, the Capitol Steps continu...
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The Midtown Men

The Midtown Men

As the original stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys they took the world by storm! Now Tony®-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony®-nominee J. Robert Spencer have joined together as The Midtown Men. Don’t miss sixties hits from The Beatles, The...
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E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Neil Gershenfeld, MIT Center for Bits & Atoms

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Neil Gershenfeld, MIT Center for Bits & Atoms

"How to Make (almost) Anything" Neil Gershenfeld is the director of MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms. His unique laboratory breaks down boundaries between the digital and physical worlds, from creating molecular quantum computers to virtuosic musical instruments. Technology from...
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Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

Country star, Grand Ole Opry member, 14-time GRAMMY® winner and Entertainer of the Year, Ricky Skaggs is a legend. In his Lied debut with Kentucky Thunder, hear #1 country hits and bluegrass favorites!...
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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

GRAMMY®-winning folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has written hundreds of songs, played thousands of shows, captured the imaginations of legions of followers and jammed with folkies, orchestras, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, jazz musicians, poets and pop superstars. Her music...
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Straight No Chaser - Happy Hour Tour

Straight No Chaser - Happy Hour Tour

If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-...
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