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Fifth Third Bank Box Office

At the Palladium
Located at the west entrance of the Palladium off 3rd Avenue SW
1 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12-4pm; also open two hours before Palladium performances

At the Tarkington & Studio Theater
Located in the James Building lobby, across Carter Green from the Palladium
4 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Open one hour before Tarkington and Studio Theater performances


Live at the Center

Live at the Center is a concert and livestream series featuring local and regional artists performing original music in genres from jazz and classical to soul and indie rock. Tickets for on-site attendance are just $10, with free online viewing on Facebook and YouTube during and after the show. With multi-camera coverage in HD video and stereo sound, viewers anywhere can enjoy a front-row perspective on Indiana’s top talent.


Past Live at the Center performances are available to view on the Center's YouTube page.


2024-25 Live at the Center performances

Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. ET.


Brandon Meeks Quintet – jazz

July 30 at the Palladium


Nick Dittmeier & the Sawdusters – Americana/roots

Aug. 21 at the Tarkington


Maciann – hard rock

Sept. 17 at the Tarkington


Chad Mills Band – singer-songwriter, folk rock

Oct. 30 at the Tarkington


Jennie DeVoe – soul, blues, Americana

Jan. 29 at the Palladium


Malingo – Americana, folk rock

Feb. 26 at the Palladium


Hank Ruff and the Hellbenders – neotraditional country

March 11 at the Tarkington


Psywrn Simone – R&B, hip-hop, neo-soul, funk

April 22 at the Palladium


Sadie Johnson – blues, adult contemporary

May 21 at the Tarkington


2023-24 Live at the Center performances

The Palace – rock/soul

Watch on YouTube

July 26 at the Palladium


Sean Imboden Trio – jazz

Watch on YouTube

Aug 30 at the Tarkington


Okara Imani & The Call – neo soul

Watch on YouTube

Oct 18 at the Palladium


John Boyle – blues rock

Watch on YouTube

Nov 29 at the Studio Theater


Clare Longendyke – classical piano

Watch on YouTube

Jan 31 at the Palladium


Peyton Womock Band – R&B/hip hop/jazz

Watch on YouTube

Feb 28 at the Studio Theater


Bullet Points – indie rock

Watch on YouTube

Mar 27 at the Palladium


Mike Wells – folk rock/country rock

Watch on YouTube

Apr 24 at the Palladium


Nate Wolfe – singer-songwriter

Watch on YouTube

May 29 at the Studio Theater


2022-23 Live at the Center performances

Keller&Cole – Indie Folk

Watch on YouTube

Wed July 27, 2022 at the Palladium


Tad Robinson – Blues/Soul
Watch on YouTube

Wed Aug 31, 2022 at the Palladium


WHAM – Classical

Watch on YouTube

Wed Sep 28, 2022 at the Palladium


Marrialle Sellars Band – Pop
Watch on YouTube

Wed Nov 30, 2022 at the Studio Theater


Katherine Nagy Trio with guest Tim Wright – Americana

Watch on YouTube

Wed Feb 22, 2023 at the Studio Theater


Tay Bronson & The Tackle Box – Country

Watch on YouTube

Wed Mar 29, 2023 at the Palladium


Premium Blend – Jazz

Watch on YouTube

Thu Apr 20, 2023 at the Palladium


Public Universal Friend – Indie Rock
Watch on YouTube

Wed May 31, 2023 at the Tarkington


Dizgo – Jam

Watch on YouTube

Wed Jun 28, 2023 at the Palladium


2021-22 Live at the Center recorded performances


The IndigosAlternative/Funk-Rock

Streamed Mon Jul 26, 2021 from the Palladium


Crescent Ulmer and the Tall BoysFolk-Rock

Streamed Wed Aug 11, 2021 from the Tarkington


Josh Kaufman with Cliff RitcheySinger-Songwriter

Streamed Thu Sep 9, 2021 from the Palladium


Vickery Chamber LiveClassical

Streamed Sun Oct 10, 2021 from the Palladium



Streamed Wed Nov 10, 2021 from the Tarkington


Gordon Bonham & Gene DeerAcoustic Blues

Streamed Thu Dec 2, 2021 from the Studio Theater


Clint Breeze and the GrooveJazz/Hip-Hop

Streamed Thu Jan 13, 2022 from the Palladium


Zach DuBoisCountry

Streamed Thu Feb 24, 2022 from the Palladium


Native World Indie Rock

Streamed Thu Mar 31, 2022 from the Palladium


The Brothers FootmanSoul/Rock

Streamed Thu Apr 28, 2022 from the Palladium


Sophie Faught QuartetJazz

Streamed Fri May 27, 2022 from the Palladium


Wife PatrolAlternative Rock

Streamed Sat Jun 18, 2022 from the Palladium



2020-21 Live at the Center recorded performances


Charlie Ballantine Quartet – Jazz

Streamed Fri Oct 23, 2020 from the Palladium


Moxxie – Indie Rock

Streamed Thu Oct 29, 2020 from the Studio Theater


Jenn Cristy – Pop 

Streamed Fri Dec 4, 2020 from the Palladium


Bashiri Asad – Soul           

Streamed Wed Dec 16, 2020 from the Palladium


Jeff Kelly and the Graveyard Shift – Americana

Streamed Thu Jan 7, 2021 from the Studio Theater


800 lb. Gorilla – Funk/Jam

Streamed Sat Jan 23, 2021 from the Palladium


Joshua Powell and the Great Train Robbery – Psychedelic Rock

Streamed Thu Feb 25, 2021 from the Palladium


Highland Reign – Celtic Rock

Streamed Thu Mar 4, 2021 from the Studio Theater


Huckleberry Funk – Funk

Streamed Tue Mar 16, 2021 from the Palladium


The Warrior Kings – Rock

Streamed Wed Mar 24, 2021 from the Tarkington


Tommy IcarusIndie/Alternative

Streamed Wed Apr 14, 2021 from the Palladium


Pavel & Direct Contact – Latin Jazz

Streamed Fri Apr 30, 2021 from the Palladium


Starlite Lounge – Indie Rock

Streamed Thu May 6, 2021 from the Palladium

Meghan Cristeen Martin & the 1900 – Americana

Streamed Fri May 21, 2021 from the Palladium


Joshua Thompson – Classical Piano

Streamed Wed Jun 2, 2021 from the Palladium


Audiodacity – Funk/Pop/Rock

Streamed Sat Jun 19, 2021 from the Palladium