Calendar

  1. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers/Amos Lee (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Tuesday, July 23 | 7:30 pm

    Bruce Hornsby's work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in his 25-year recording career. “The Way It Is,” the title track of his 1986 debut album, became...

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  2. John Butler Trio+ with Trevor Hall

    Saturday, July 27 | 7:30 pm

    The John Butler Trio is an Australian roots-rock band led by the American-born guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter John Butler. The group broke through in 2004 with the...

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  3. An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Wednesday, August 7 | 8 pm

    A singer, composer, and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the...

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  4. Dance and Documentary

    Friday, August 16 | 7 pm

    In partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, North Carolina Arts Council, and Come Hear North...

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  5. Celebrating Nina Simone featuring Lisa Simone in Concert

    Saturday, August 17 | 8 pm

    The legendary singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone was born in 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina. Last year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation designated her...

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  6. 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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  7. Old Crow Medicine Show

    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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  8. 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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  9. Mipso

    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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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