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See Al Jarreau May 1

Al Jarreau in Durham

Jazz and R&B great Al Jarreau will be play the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Thursday (May 1).

Jazz and R&B great Al Jarreau will be at the Theatre tonight (May 1). The amazing vocalist will sing some of his best known songs, as well as musical rarities from his nearly 30 years worth of recorded music. Some seats are still available.

The current tour has taken Jarreau through some of the country's best and most beloved venues. He's been regularly posting interesting anecdotes to a tour diary of his experiences.

Art Garfunkel: 'The voice has come back fully.'

Art Garfunkel will play at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 26.

With an enviable history of hits and awards, Art Garfunkel is a certified music legend. He's coming to the Carolina Theatre this summer (June 26) to offer "An Intimate Evening With Art Garfunkel." The show features a combination of music and storytelling that should appeal to longtime Garfunkel fans.

See The Art of Cool Festival

See The First Art of Cool Festival

The first Art of Cool festival takes over Downtown Durham on Fri., Apr. 25 and Sat. Apr. 26.

Durham is the center of the jazz and soul universe this weekend as the first Art of Cool Festival takes over Downtown on Fri., Apr. 25 and Sat. Apr. 26.  Dozens of world class musicians will play more than 30 performances over the two-day event, including two amazing shows at the Carolina Theatre:

Friday: Maceo Parker (see below), Thundercat, Alice Smith, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Russell Gunn
 

City Council Approves Contract Renewal For Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc

City Council Approves New Theatre Contract

Durham City Council approved a new long-term contract renewal with Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc. on Apr. 21 that allows the nonprofit organization to continue operating the historic Carolina Theatre complex for up to 20 years.

Durham City Council approved a new long-term contract renewal with Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc. tonight that paves the way for the nonprofit organization to continue operating the historic Carolina Theatre complex for up to 20 years.

Rap Supergroup Deltron 3030 Coming To Durham

Rap supergroup  Deltron 3030 is coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham this summer (July 16).

 

Live hip hop doesn't always get the same respect given to touring artists in other musical genres. Maybe more people need to see — and hear — Deltron 3030.

Good news: the rap supergroup — emcee Del the Funky Homosapien, DJ Kid Koala and producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura — is coming to Durham this summer (July 16) in support of its most recent release, Event 2, which dropped last fall. 

Maceo Parker and Carolina Soul Tribute Headline Art Of Cool Festival

2014 Art Of Cool Festival

Maceo Parker and a Carolina Soul Tribute will headline the first Art Of Cool Festival in Durham on April 25 and 26.

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