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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 p.m.: Home Grown Dome

Home Grown Dome is a compilation of fourteen short works created by students, artists and animators from around the world. These pieces were finalists from annual DomeFest fulldome film festivals between 2004-2009.

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 7 p.m.

Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions – such as “what is it like to be in a black hole?” – and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky.

 


8:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


9:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


10:30 p.m.

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

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.

6 p.m.: Escher’s Universe & Shorts

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. We will also explore how Escher’s visit to the Alhambra in Spain changed the way he understood universe and had a great impact in his work.

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 7 p.m.

Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions – such as “what is it like to be in a black hole?” – and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky.

 


8:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


9:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


10:30 p.m.

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

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 p.m.: Cosmic Dance

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.

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 7 p.m.

Tour what’s up in the current night sky tonight: constellations, planets and more. Ask questions – such as “what is it like to be in a black hole?” – and make requests during this live, interactive tour of the sky.

 


laser-america

8:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


8:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.


9:30 p.m.

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

Selections are subject to change.

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 6 p.m. See the main schedule for more information about planetarium programs beginning at 6:30 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.