The Palladium concert hall at the Center for the Performing Arts is home to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the annual Center Presents season of concerts and other performances from the worlds of classical, jazz, pop, rock, country, comedy and more.
Past performers have included Joshua Bell, Tony Bennett, the B-52s, the Chieftains, Harry Connick Jr., Chick Corea, Sheryl Crow, Renée Fleming, Merle Haggard, Herbie Hancock, B.B. King, Kronos Quartet, Lang, Loretta Lynn, Wynton Marsalis, Graham Nash, Willie Nelson, Itzhak Perlman, Pink Martini, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Russian National Ballet, Earl Scruggs, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Yo-Yo Ma and many more.
On the Palladium’s Gallery Level is the Great American Songbook Foundation and its Songbook Archives and Exhibit Gallery, with rotating installations of artifacts and images commemorating our nation’s rich legacy of timeless popular music.
As of Sept. 20, masks are required for anyone ages 3 or older who is attending events, visiting, or working on the Center's campus. This requirement applies to patrons, staff, vendors, and volunteers. As of Oct. 4, all patrons and other visitors ages 12 or older must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination when entering any indoor space on campus, including the Palladium, the Tarkington, and the Studio Theater. As an alternative patrons may present physical or digital proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the event.