Welcome to the Buckman

Since 1996, the Buckman Performing Arts Center has inspired the Memphis arts scene through creative programming that features a rich variety of internationally renowned artists, dancers and musicians. Buckman audiences have come to expect the unexpected, while reveling in the daring and provocative offerings they find on The Rose Theater stage.

"... One of the best places in Memphis to become acquainted with world music and dance."


With a reputation as a home for eclectic music and contemporary dance in the most intimate of settings, it is the premiere performance venue uniting the Memphis community through the visual and performing arts.

For information about any event please contact us or call the Buckman Events Line at (901) 537-1483.


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Blind Boys of Alabama
September 27, 2015, 7 p.m.

Alvin Ailey II, American Dance Theater
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 7 p.m.

Marshall Crenshaw
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8 p.m.

Ana Gasteyer
Friday, January 22, 2016, 8 p.m.

Time for Three
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7 p.m.

Friday, February 5, 2016, 7 p.m.

River North Dance Chicago
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 7 p.m.

Sierra Leone's Refugee Allstars
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 8 p.m.

Leo Kottke
Friday, May 13, 2016, 8 p.m.