Carolina Theatre

The Incomparable Kishi Bashi To Play Durham

Virtuoso violinist Kishi Bashi will perform at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

Kishi Bashi's musicianship is legendary. Best known for his collaborations with modern artists such as Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and of Montreal, the virtuoso violinist has become an accomplished solo performer, too. He'll appear at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

Chris D’Elia Show Canceled

The December 5 Chris D’Elia comedy show at the Carolina Theatre has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with Chris.

We regret to inform you that Chris D’Elia's comedy show scheduled for Dec. 5 at the Carolina Theatre has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with Chris. We hope to bring him back early next year. For now, all those who purchased tickets via credit card will be refunded the full amount, including service charges.

Tickets purchased in cash can be returned in person for a refund at the Carolina Theatre box office located at 309 W. Morgan Street in downtown Durham anytime between 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Art Garfunkel 'Can't Wait To Get On Stage'

Vocalist Art Garfunkel will read short prose-poetry, sing and hold a Q&A session with the audience at Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 26.

Art Garfunkel brings his hall of fame voice to the Carolina Theatre's Fletcher Hall next Thursday (June 26) for "An Intimate Evening…", and we couldn't be happier to host the legendary vocalist.

During this special evening, Garfunkel, 72, will read short prose-poetry, sing and hold a Q&A session with the audience. Songs will include solo material, covers, and selections from his distinguished career with vocal partner Paul Simon.

Digital Conversion Helps Carolina Screen Retro Films

Carolina Theatre senior director Jim Carl was recently quoted in an article on the challenges area theaters face in obtaining old film prints and switching to figital technologies.

 

You think you know a lot about films? Odds are you don't know as much as Jim Carl. The Carolina Theatre's senior director is a master of film history, movie-making facts and cinema technology.

The Indy recently leaned on Jim's expansive knowledge - and his experience in guiding the Carolina's conversion from film to digital — in an article on the challenges area theaters face in obtaining old prints and switching technologies.

Maysa Concert Moved to Sept. 30

Maysa's May 28 show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham has been rescheduled to Sept. 30.

The concert by American jazz singer Maysa, originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 28 at the Carolina Theatre, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience the postponement of the show may cause to ticket holders and fans.

All tickets purchased for Maysa's scheduled May 28 performance in Durham will be honored at the September 30 show. Ticket holders do not need to take any additional action to see the show on the rescheduled date.

Report: Carolina Theatre Brought $14 Million To Durham in 2012-13

Carolina Theatre Economic Impact: $14 Million in 2012-13

The Carolina Theatre of Durham made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).

With more than 140,000 annual visitors coming to its historic building in Durham's ever-blossoming downtown, the Carolina Theatre made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).

"We're extremely proud to be not only one of the leading cultural assets of Durham, but also one of the top economic drivers of tourism to the city," said Carolina Theatre President/CEO Bob Nocek.

Red Baraat To Get Funky in Durham

Red Baarat is coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday, May 7.

Brooklyn Bhangra band Red Baarat is a musical party of horns, percussion and North Indian rhythms guaranteed to get you out of your seat. They're coming to the Carolina Theatre for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday (May 7).

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.

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.

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