Calendar

  1. An Evening with Dawes

    Friday, May 17 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    West Coast stars Dawes playfully experiment with roots-rock and the southern California sound while embracing soul hooks, R&B grooves, and swampy blues. Count on them to...

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  2. Steep Canyon Rangers with Chatham Rabbits

    Friday, June 14 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s finest bluegrass musicians, and Asheville-based Steep Canyon Rangers are among the very best of them. The Grammy-winning...

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  3. Trampled by Turtles with Deer Tick

    Saturday, June 22 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Trampled by Turtles, formed by rockers from northern Minnesota in 2003, brought an electrified sensibility to acoustic music. As the decade progressed, Trampled by Turtles...

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  4. Courtney Barnett

    Tuesday, July 2 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    Courtney Barnett is one of the most distinctive and compelling voices in indie rock, a singer-songwriter who mixes deeply insightful observations with devastating...

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  5. Andrew Bird with special guest Tift Merritt

    Saturday, July 13 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    Andrew Bird is an endlessly creative singer-songwriter, violinist, and whistler whose work has ranged stylistically from old-time jazz and folk to the extraordinary...

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  6. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers/Amos Lee

    Tuesday, July 23 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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  7. John Butler Trio+ with Trevor Hall

    Saturday, July 27 | 7:30 pm - 11 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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  8. An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Wednesday, August 7 | 8 pm - 11 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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  9. Old Crow Medicine Show

    Saturday, August 24 | 8 pm - 11 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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  10. Chaka Khan

    Thursday, August 29 | 8 pm - 11 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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  11. Mipso

    Saturday, August 31 | 8 pm - 11 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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  12. Snarky Puppy

    Saturday, September 14 | 8 pm - 11 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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  13. Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi

    Wednesday, September 25 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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