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Music in the Gardens: Black Southern Renaissance

Truth-telling poetry and modern blues unite as North and South Carolina natives Adia Victoria and Shirlette Ammons collaborate to explore emergent sounds, blur genre lines and redefine southern music.

Reservations are highly recommended and will be made available at dukearts.org. Tickets for this free event are always claimed quickly, so book as early as possible. They will also accept walk-ups on the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis until the event has reached capacity.

Music in the Gardens concerts take place on the lawn behind the Doris Duke Center. Lawn chairs, picnics, and blankets are encouraged. Pets are not allowed. Outside food and beverages, including beer and wine, are permitted and will also be available for purchase on-site from The Palace International. The lawn will open at 6 p.m. before each concert. University parking at the Gardens is $2/hour until 7 p.m.

In the event of rain, concerts will take place at Baldwin Auditorium on Duke’s East Campus. Location changes will be announced by 1 p.m. on the day of the event.

  • 420 Anderson St
  • Durham, North Carolina 27708
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location:
    Sarah P. Duke Gardens
  • Admission:
    Free and open to all
  • Contact:
    Duke Arts
  • arts@duke.edu
  • 919-684-0540
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