Lizz Wright performs in The Appel Room as part of American Songbook 2018
Lizz Wright performs in The Appel Room as part of American Songbook 2018
Photo by Kevin Yatarola

About American Songbook

Exceptional Talents. Captivating Performances. Enchanted Evenings.

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook is dedicated to keeping the canon of popular American song up to date by spotlighting artists that expand the form with new interpretations and genres while celebrating its roots. Showcasing great songwriting—and the enduring power of the lyric—the series highlights the unique ability of the human voice to convey natural emotion and express a universal and personal story. Increasingly multicultural in scope and representative of the expansive fabric of our culture, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook continues to highlight American song that transcends language, culture, genre, and age.

Thanks to Our Supporters

Lead Support provided by

Additional support for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook is provided by

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation
The DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund
The Shubert Foundation
Great Performers Circle
Chairman’s Council
Friends of Lincoln Center

Endowment support provided by

Public support is provided by

New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Official Partners of Lincoln Center

Artist catering provided by Zabar’s and Zabars.com