Duke Performances is presenting Music in the Gardens, a series of FREE outdoor concerts in the beautiful setting of Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC. The concerts are scheduled for Wednesday evenings from June 7 to July 5, 2023. (If more are announced, we’ll update.)
Love outdoor music? Check out our huge day by day list of outdoor music around the Triangle! Most of the shows are free.
The concerts are free.
The concerts will start at 7 p.m., with the lawn opening at 6 p.m. They take place on the lawn behind the Doris Duke Center. Reservations are highly recommended. Walk-ups on the day of the event will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the event has reached capacity.
University parking fees of $2/hour apply, but only until 7 p.m. (After that, parking is free.) In the case of rain, the concerts will take place at Motorco Music Hall. Location changes will be announced by 1 p.m. on the day of the event.
Lawn chairs, picnics, and blankets are encouraged. Outside food and beverages, including beer and wine, are allowed. Food and water will be available for purchase.
More Outdoor Music in the Triangle
Learn all about outdoor music in the Triangle, including a description of the concert series, and a 90-day calendar, or take a quick look at some of the upcoming outdoor concerts here: