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June 2020
June 5, 2020 | 7:30p.m.

Nebraska’s own Hannah Huston is this week’s Lied Live Online featured artist! This Grand Island native was a preschool teacher in Lincoln when her whole life changed with an audition for NBC’s “The Voice.” Her soul-inspired vocals took her all the way to the show’s finals, where she finished as second runner-up. Since then, Hannah has been releasing original music,...

June 9, 2020 | 7:00p.m.

This summer enjoy Jazz in June from the comfort of your own home.

 Andrew is a jazz drummer, percussionist, electronic musician, and composer currently based out of Lincoln, Nebraska. Andrew grew up surrounded by music, and he shares his contagious enthusiasm for music with students and peers alike. Andrew teaches percussion lessons in Lincoln, and performs and records with many...

June 12, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Nebraska Brass is one of the Midwest's most popular brass quintets, and they’re coming to Lied Live Online! Known for musical precision and style and also their humorous commentary, Nebraska Brass has traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest for the last three decades performing an inventive mix of Dixieland, jazz, and classical music. This is an event sure to make...

June 16, 2020 | 7:00p.m.

This summer enjoy Jazz in June from the comfort of your own home.

Madeline Reddel is a vocalist, arts and mental health advocate, teacher, and junior music education student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Madeline has recently played at multiple Lincoln and Omaha venues for various indie, and jazz shows including The Jewell, The B-Side, UNL Emerging Media Arts Building,...

June 18, 2020 | 4:00 p.m.

This edition of Lied Live Online is especially for our littlest audiences! We know it’s hard to be cooped up at home and Kerfuffle wants to help children escape on an imagination adventure. Join founding Artistic Director of Kerfuffle Ashley Laverty for this time of creative drama, movement, and music, especially for toddlers and preschoolers. Since 2015, Kerfuffle has been traveling...

June 19, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Clear some space in your living room, because this week’s Lied Live Online is going to get you dancing! The Bottle Tops is a Lincoln-based honky-tonk style band specializing in what they call “Midwest Music from the Heart.” Anchored by husband-and-wife duo Mike and Kerry Semrad, The Bottle Tops will settle for nothing less than pure joy out of every...


We are excited to bring back for a second summer the Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive!  This is a five-day workshop, June 22-26, 2020, for intermediate to advanced students interested in a career in musical theatre. A team of four Broadway and professional theatre artists will lead classes to strengthen skills in vocie, dance, and theatre. This Intensive will take place ONLINE...

June 23, 2020 | 7:00p.m.

This summer enjoy Jazz in June from the comfort of your own home.

Dr. Andrew Janak is an active saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator currently based out of Lincoln, NE after previously spending several years in Chicago, IL. Andrew graduated with a bachelors degree in music education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a masters of music in jazz composition from DePaul University, and...

June 26, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Broadway composer, lyricist, producer, and Tony Award-winning musical director/arranger Jason Michael Webb is our very special guest on this week’s Lied Live Online! His career has taken him from stage to screen, as music director for Broadway shows including The Color Purple and music supervisor for movies including The Greatest Showman. He’s also a great friend of the Lied Center!...

June 30, 2020 | 7:00p.m.

This summer enjoy Jazz in June from the comfort of your own home.

Jackie’s extraordinary talent has taken her on tours of Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. Nationally she has toured both coasts and in-between, appearing in Los Angeles (Catalina’s), San Francisco (Yoshi’s), San Diego (Humphrey’s), and in New York (Blue Note, Josef Papp Public Theater). Regionally she was...

July 2020

Lied Center Piano Circle, Lied staff and the Glenn Korff School of Music are excited to host the third annual Lied Center Piano Academy (LCPA), July 19-25, 2020. The Academy will be held ONLINE this year.

LCPA is designed for students entering grades 9 through their first year of college, fall 2020. The Academy Artist is Eric Zuber. The Academy Artist,...

October 2020
Keith Lockhart conducts in a white shirt and black pants and bow tie with orchestra members playing behind him in front of a background that has a wooden roof and a screen with the American flag and red fireworks.
October 8, 2020

The Boston Pops is not only America’s orchestra, it was John Williams’ orchestra before he passed the baton to Keith Lockhart. Conductor Keith Lockhart and the entire orchestra mark their return to the Lied Center with a program featuring the symphonic splendor of John Williams’ iconic music. Hop in your Millennium Falcon to celebrate 60 years of movie music...

October 21-25, 2020

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.  It is also a Grammy® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album. With a score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, The Band’s Visit...

November 2020
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November 8, 2020

One of Broadway’s biggest stars performs songs from her acclaimed career on stage and screen. Winner of a 2015 Tony Award® for her performance in the Broadway revival of The King and I, O’Hara’s has also co-starred with Matthew Broderick in Nice Work If You Can Get It and with Harry Connick, Jr. in The Pajama Game. Her engagements as...

November 13-15, 2020

There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a GRAMMY®, thousands of standing ovations and now the No. 1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history. CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz;...

January 2021
January 19-23, 2021

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want...

Image of a man in a gold sequin jacket playing a black guitar and singing in the microphone with a drummer behind him in front of a black background.
January 30, 2021

In tribute to the much loved, international pop icon Neil Diamond, Super Diamond performs the timeless classics including “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” “Cherry Cherry,” “Forever in Blue Jeans” and all your favorite hits. Super Diamond’s success in America is unprecedented for a tribute band. With a nod from Neil (the man himself), Super Diamond is the most celebrated Neil Diamond tribute...

February 2021
Man in a sparkling black tuxedo, white button down shirt and black bow tie smiling in front of a dark blue, purple and red background.
February 13, 2021

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time GRAMMY®-nominated entertainer dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200+ shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. Come for a perfect Valentine's Day weekend celebration at the Lied Center!...

February 20-21, 2021

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor-tire inner tubes and paint cans. STOMP. See what all the noise is about....

February 25-26, 2021

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. This brand-new...

March 2021
March 9, 2021

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard the Trolley to Lincoln with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Daniel Tiger takes audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences.

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Three women Irish dancing in green dresses and black tights in front of an orange background.
March 17, 2021

Irish singing sensation Michael Londra and his dazzling cast of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance alums perform a lively evening of traditional Irish music and step dancing. Backed by an ensemble of Ireland’s finest musicians, Michael Londra and the Celtic Fire promise an electric St. Patrick’s Day celebration straight from the heart of the Emerald Isle. 

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March 25-27, 2021

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Lincoln’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting...

April 2021
April 13-18, 2021
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed, record-breaking North American touring production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES will remain closed and postpone all current tour engagements until further notice including the return Lincoln engagement at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on April 13-18, 2021.
The production looks forward to resuming its hugely successful tour next year and is actively working to determine...
May 2021
May 13-15, 2021

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way,...