Durham is home to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, one of the most popular theaters in the country, as well as the historic Carolina Theatre, drawing national touring acts in music, comedy, and theater. It is also home to the American Dance Festival, the most important modern dance festival in the country, and Duke Performances, curating a season full of eclectic music, dance, and other performances from locally grown and international acts.
It is left as no wonder that Durham is a place replete with performances to captivate any crowd, from its largest, well-known venues to its black-box community theatres. Browse the listings below to find the venues and live events that will knock you off your feet.
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ADF's Studios serve as a center for creative activity in which students learn in a welcoming and non-competitive environment from faculty who are experts in their fields.
Located in Duke University's Bryan Center, Sheafer is an intimate black-box laboratory theater flexible in its configuration, accommodating anywhere from 15 to 150 seats.
A cultural arts and arts education facility located near Downtown Durham in the historic Hayti community. The center preserves and advances the heritage and culture of historic Hayti and the …
A 35,000-square-foot venue with auditorium seating for 400. A National Historic Landmark, St. Joseph's Performance Hall hosts events throughout the year, including concerts and panel discussions. The …
Stanley Baird is a renowned jazz musician, who has played along side the likes of Otis Redding, Gladys Knight, Kirk Whalum, Patti LaBelle, Najee, Richard Elliott and Donald Byrd to name a few.
A Cappella female vocal group based in Durham.
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, …
Performing for your concert, party, wedding, or corporate event. Featuring jazz standards and lesser-known gems with original arrangements and a fresh sound.
Develops and disseminates cultural & arts programming across the Triangle through programs focused on character building, cultural exchange, and community involvement in the artistic process.