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2018 Songbook Celebration
presented by Krieg DeVault

Annual gala to honor Rosemary Clooney, Jimmy Van Heusen and Marilyn Maye
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Celebrate and support the Center’s arts and education programming at our annual soiree, featuring the First Merchants Bank Cocktail Reception, dinner and live auction, after-parties, Chris Isaak and this year’s Songbook Hall of Fame inductions, led by Artistic Director and Songbook Foundation Founder Michael Feinstein.


5 p.m.: First Merchants Bank Cocktail Reception
6 p.m.: An elegant dinner and live auction in the Palladium
8:30 p.m.: Songbook Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, followed by an exciting performance from this year’s special guest artist Chris Isaak
10 p.m.-1 a.m.: After-Party, featuring drinks, desserts and dancing.


Learn more at the link below, or reserve your seats now with Sheila Morone at or 317.819.3529.