Gladys Knight with special guest Eric Benét, presented in association with the African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County

The NCMA welcomes Gladys Knight, the seven-time Grammy-winning Empress of Soul, for a special evening of pop, R&B, gospel, and adult contemporary music. Grammy-nominated R&B/neo soul singer Eric Benét opens.

Musician Photo and Recording Policy
No flash or professional photography allowed. No video or audio recording of any kind allowed.

No smoking allowed inside venue gates.

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Photo of Gladys Knight: Courtesy of the artist
Photo of Eric Benét: d blanks

Picnic in the Park
Preorder picnic boxes for Park Theater events. Picnics are individual boxes filled with sandwiches, salads, sides, and bottled water. Additional beverages, including beer, wine, cocktails, soft drinks, and kombucha, are available on-site for purchase. Members save 10% on applicable food and beverage items with code MEMBER.

No time to order? No worries! We have a full concession menu in the Park Theater featuring a variety of hot and cold items. Cold drinks, beer, wine, snacks, and popcorn are also available.

Picnic boxes are ready for pickup on-site when gates open for concerts and films.



Sep 01, 2023


7:30 PM


Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park

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Ticket Information:
Tickets go on sale May 18 at 10 am for Members and May 19 at 10 am for Nonmembers.

Special Instructions:
Gates open at 6:00 pm.
Show starts at 7:30 pm.
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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