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Join us the Second Saturday of each month for after-hours shows in the Sudekum Planetarium!

Tickets for Skies Over Nashville are just $6/show for non-members and $3 for Adventure Science Center members, while Dome Club and laser shows are $8/show for non-members and $6 for Adventure Science Center members. Tickets available at the door or at the admission desk on the day of the event. Unless otherwise noted, doors open at 5:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m.: Escher’s Universe

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Was Maurits Cornelis Escher an artist, an astronomer, a mathematician, a traveler? Escher’s Universe will take us to the artist’s studio where his most iconic works are displayed. From this intimate and emotional place, we will visit Escher’s particular universe and we will be surprised by his unique ability to join Science and Art. More info»


 7:00 p.m.: Skies Over Nashville

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Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky. More info»

 


8:30 p.m.: Summer Laze

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Celebrate summer fun in the Sudekum Planetarium from a beautiful day to a good good night: traveling everywhere, surfing, and much more. Brilliant lasers, digital effects, and millions of stars perform to the music of the Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, and others.

“And we’ll have fun, fun, fun, till her daddy takes the laser awaaaay.”

I Gotta Feelin’ – Black Eyed Peas

Living La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin

Beach Boys Medley

Everywhere – Johnny Cash

Rio – Duran Duran

Love Island – Fat Boy Slim

Beautiful Day – U2

Octopus’ Garden – The Beatles

Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Firework – Katy Perry

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9:30 p.m.: Laser Beatles

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Take the whole family on a magical mystery tour with John, Paul, George, and Ringo in the Sudekum Planetarium where the iconic music of The Beatles is accompanied by brilliant lasers, digital effects, and millions of stars. Get ready to twist and shout until you cause a revolution.

Magical Mystery Tour

I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Twist and Shout

A Hard Day’s Night

Nowhere Man

Help!

Yesterday

Octopus’ Garden

Revolution

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

A Day In The Life

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10:30 p.m.: That (mostly) 70s Laser Show

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Get ready to rock your socks as millions of stars, fulldome digital animation, and brilliant lasers perform to some of the hottest music from the 1970s (and slightly beyond). Perform your best air guitar to the sounds of Kiss, Van Halen, Boston, AC/DC, Aerosmith, and Pink Floyd.

Back In Black – AC/DC

Karn Evil 9 – Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Jump – Van Halen

Killer Queen – Queen

Carry On My Wayward Son – Kansas

Rock and Roll All Nite – Kiss

Dream On – Aerosmith

Rock and Roll Band – Boston

Separate Ways – Journey

One of These Days – Pink Floyd

Selections are subject to change.

cosmic dance6:00 p.m.: Cosmic Dance

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On an adventurous dance through India, the young Canadian physics student Leela discovers in a discourse with international scientists that the entire universe and all life are connected; matter and spirit are not separated and divine energy reigns in all of us. More info»


 7:00 p.m.: Skies Over Nashville

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Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky. More info»

 


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8:30 p.m.: Laser America

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Celebrate the music that makes this country great! Brilliant lasers, special effects, and millions of stars perform to the music of Neil Diamond, James Brown, Johnny Cash, and more. Flag shirts optional.

Coming to America – Neil Diamond

Where Eagles Fly – Aaron Tippen

The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels Band

Human Nature – Michael Jackson

Living in America – James Brown

I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash

I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Rock and Roll Band – Boston

Firework – Katy Perry

America the Beautiful – Lee Greenwood

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 9:30 p.m.: Laser Michael Jackson

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You don’t have to be able to dance to enjoy this Cosmic Concert featuring a variety of Michael Jackson’s musical masterpieces set to lasers, stars, and special effects. Practice your ABCs and brave the Thriller in this tribute to the legendary performer.

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Smooth Criminal

ABC

Black Or White

Human Nature

Thriller

Man In The Mirror

Billie Jean

Bad

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10:30 p.m.: ElectroPop

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This hot pop Cosmic Concert features lasers, millions of stars, and fulldome digital effects performing to some of your favorite tunes by Lady Gaga, Bastille, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Demi Lovato, and Lil Jon & DJ Snake. You don’t even have to be royals to attend.

Applause – Lady Gaga

Turn Down For What – Lil John & DJ Snake

Pompeii – Bastille

Red Lights – Tiësto

#SELFIE – The Chainsmokers

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Royals – Lorde

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Neon Lights – Demi Lovato

Ten Feet Tall – Afrojack & Wrabel

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Wish You Were Here6:00 p.m.: Wish You Were Here

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Welcome to the Machine, a.k.a. the Sudekum Planetarium, to experience this this acclaimed 1975 album like never before through the visual creativity of Aaron McEuen and Starlight Productions of Salt Lake City, Utah. Abstract imagery and fanciful worlds await those who want to shine on. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. More info»


 7:00 p.m.: Skies Over Nashville

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Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky. More info»

 


otherside8:30 p.m.: The Other Side of Pink Floyd

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If you have already explored the dark side of the Moon and want more, this Pink Floyd Cosmic Concert will expand your view farther. From Piper at the Gates of Dawn to The Division Bell and everything in between, lasers, stars, and special effects provide the ultimate accompaniment to the music of Pink Floyd. Wear any Pink Floyd shirt and get a free compliment from our enthusiastic staff.

Keep Talking

Astronomy Domine

Money

Wish You Were Here

Comfortably Numb

Pigs on the Wing

One of These Days

Selections are subject to change.


darkside

9:30 p.m.: Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon

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Pink Floyd provides the ultimate aural environment for exploring inner and outer space. Within the planetarium chamber, the experience is enhanced with digital animation, millions of stars, and brilliant laser imagery.  This album may be older than a large percentage of our audience,  but the music is timeless.

Speak to Me

Breathe

On the Run

Time

The Great Gig in the Sky

Money

Us and Them

Any Colour You Like

Brain Damage

Eclipse

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the wall

10:30 p.m. Pink Floyd’s The Wall

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Using Pink Floyd’s concept album as foundation and inspiration, Aaron McEuen and Starlight Productions of Salt Lake City, UT, have interpreted this timeless classic in ways never before imagined! It’s like a mental struggle for sanity as told in music and fulldome digital art. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter.

Please Note:

  • Laser shows admission is in addition to Adventure Science Center general admission, except for Saturday evening programs.
  • Ready for audio-visual overload? Buy tickets for all three Saturday evening laser shows at the same time for only $20 (a $4 savings!). Discount only available at the door.
  • Tickets available at the door or at the admission desk on the day of the event. Unless otherwise noted, doors open at 5:30 p.m. See the main schedule for more information about planetarium programs beginning at 6 p.m. on Second Saturdays.
  • There will be absolutely NO admission for late arrivals.
  • Laser shows are not recommended for very young children.
  • Laser shows feature loud music and dramatic lighting and may not be suitable for some visitors.
  • Strobe lights and special effects in laser light shows may cause seizures in some people.

All information posted is subject to change.