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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Nationally acclaimed, Durham-based ensemble of professional musicians, performing in small ensembles of three to seven for over 25 years.
Professional, nonprofit theater company producing new and challenging theatrical events and supporting rising playwrights, directors, actors, and artists. The venue consists of a 6,500-sq.-ft. …
NCCU's award-winning teaching theatre offers a wide range of productions throughout the academic year.
Nationally touring choir of individuals between the ages of nine and 14 years, representing many different schools around the area.
Award-winning jazz ensemble directed by Ira Wiggins, whose members have performed at the White House and with numerous celebrity musicians.
1,100-seat auditorium hosts performances, lectures, and events year-round. Call or visit website for ticket information.
Founded in 1979; all-male, college a cappella group with more than a dozen albums ranging in styles from contemporary to barbershop.