The Center for the Performing Arts announces 2017-18 Season

Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield

Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, trumpeter Chris Botti, country star Lorrie Morgan and rockers Sheryl Crow, Michael McDonald and Rick Springfield are among the highlights of the upcoming 2017-18 Center Presents Season sponsored by Allied Solutions at the Center for the Performing Arts.

Patrons can save up to 25 percent by purchasing subscription packages for the Jazz, Country, Songbook and Printing Partners Classical series as well as the new University of Indianapolis Passport Series, which offers the best in world music, dance and other inspiring performances from the likes of Pink Martini, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Celtic Nights, classical guitarist Paul Galbraith and eclectic violin sensation Damien Escobar.

The Create Your Own Series package allows subscribers to save up to 20 percent by selecting four or more shows of their choice from all the scheduled events, including concerts in the St. Vincent Holiday and Drewry Simmons Vornehm Pop/Rock series. Visit for more information on subscription packages and benefits, which include pre-sale opportunities throughout the season as new events are added.

“We’re proud and excited to launch our seventh season of presenting world-class arts and entertainment events,” Jeffrey C. McDermott, the Center’s interim president/CEO, stated. “With each passing year, we listen and learn more about what the community wants, and I think the lineup we’ve assembled offers something special for everyone.”

Most events take place in the Center’s Palladium concert hall and the nearby Tarkington theater. Subscriptions are on sale now. Center subscribers can purchase tickets for all season events in person at the Palladium Box Office, online at or by phone at (317) 843-3800. Single-event tickets will go on sale in August.

The see a list of the entire 2017-18 Center Presents Season sponsored by Allied Solutions visit