Calendar

  1. Monster Drawing Rally 2019

    Friday, August 23 | 5:30 pm

    Join us for the fourth year of our live drawing event, featuring 75 artists at all stages of their careers drawing in front of a live audience. As spectators spy on the...

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  2. Old Crow Medicine Show with Special Guest Charlie Worsham (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, August 24 | 8 pm

    Celebrating 20 years of joyful music making, Old Crow Medicine Show makes its first stop at the NCMA. The band received a major career boost early on from North Carolina...

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  3. Chaka Khan

    Thursday, August 29 | 8 pm

    The NCMA presents one of the most celebrated voices in American popular music. Chaka Khan is a 10-time Grammy Award recipient who’s sold 70 million records worldwide....

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  4. Mipso with Robert Ellis

    Saturday, August 31 | 8 pm

    The Chapel Hill-based Americana band Mipso carries on its musical evolution with the great new album Edges Run. Rolling Stone called Mipso one of “the ten new country...

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  5. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents We Are Here

    Friday, September 6 | 7 pm

    Paperhand Puppet Intervention marks its 20th annual puppet pageant with a new spectacle called We Are Here. As always, the special anniversary production features giant...

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  6. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents We Are Here

    Saturday, September 7 | 7 pm

    Paperhand Puppet Intervention marks its 20th annual puppet pageant with a new spectacle called We Are Here. As always, the special anniversary production features giant...

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  7. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents We Are Here

    Sunday, September 8 | 7 pm

    Paperhand Puppet Intervention marks its 20th annual puppet pageant with a new spectacle called We Are Here. As always, the special anniversary production features giant...

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  8. Snarky Puppy

    Saturday, September 14 | 8 pm

    Formed by bassist and composer Michael League in 2003 with fellow jazz students from the University of North Texas, Snarky Puppy has grown into “a barnstorming,...

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  9. Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi

    Wednesday, September 25 | 7:30 pm

    The prodigiously talented Rhiannon Giddens returns to the NCMA in a remarkable collaboration with acclaimed Italian pianist and percussionist Francesco Turrisi. The...

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  10. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Ciompi Quartet

    Sunday, November 10 | 2 pm

    The members of the Ciompi Quartet are professors at Duke University. The quartet has developed a reputation for performances of intelligence and sophistication, with a...

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  11. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Clara Yang, Piano, and Javier Martinez Campos, Cello

    Sunday, November 24 | 2 pm

    Praised as “a first-rate pianist who isn’t afraid of challenges,” pianist Clara Yang, associate professor of piano at UNC–Chapel Hill, has performed around the world....

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  12. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: The Mallarmé Chamber Players—A Frida Kahlo Celebration

    Sunday, January 5 | 2 pm

    The Mallarmé Chamber Players are a flexible ensemble of professional musicians based in Durham, North Carolina. The ensemble’s name comes from Stéphane Mallarmé, the...

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  13. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Dr. Robert Young, Saxophone

    Sunday, February 2 | 2 pm

    Robert Young joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2016. He previously held teaching positions at SUNY-Potsdam's Crane School of...

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