This summer there will be a new concert series. Durham Central Park Concert Series will take place on Fridays, from June 23rd, 2017, to August 25th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham.
Admission to the concerts is free.
Parking is free, in the lot beside Durham Central Park, and there are metered spaces along Foster Street which change to free parking meters after 7 p.m.
Vendors for the July 21st concert:
- Boriqua Soul
- Pie Pushers
- Chez Moi
- Bull City Brewery
- Bull City Ciderworks
For information on all the performers, visit the Durham Central Park Concert Series webpage.
June 23rd – Orquesta GarDel
June 30th – Too Many Zooz
July 7th – Skylar Gudasz with Kamara Thomas
July 14th – Cris Jacobs
July 21st – Caique Vidal & Batuque
July 28th – Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys
August 4th – Rebirth Brass Band
August 11 – The Allen Boys
August 18 – Be Steadwell
August 25 – Laila Nur & the Love Riot
Picnics, blankets and folding chairs are welcome. Local food trucks and craft beer vendors will be on site. There are restrooms at Durham Central Park and the venue is wheelchair accessible.
Some of the artists will conduct workshops or Q&As as well, and those will be free too:
Skylar Gudasz and Kamara Thomas will conduct a free songwriting workshop for teen girls in partnership with Girls Rock NC, the morning of their Durham Central Park show. Caique Vidal, Teli Shabu and student drummers from Batalá will give a free Brazilian drumming workshop before the Caique Vidal & Batuque show. The LGBTQ Center of Durham hosts a Q&A with Laila Nur after Laila Nur & The Love Riot’s show. The Art of Cool Project is a presenting partner for Too Many Zooz and Rebirth Brass Band.