Carolina Theatre

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.

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. 

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