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Duke Performances at American Tobacco Amphitheater

Duke Performances is thrilled to announce our return to American Tobacco Amphitheater with four free concerts in September 2022! Back by popular demand, this series began in 2021 as part of an initiative to offer more outdoor events during the pandemic. We are proud to continue this partnership with American Tobacco Campus for a second year.

Our 2022 line-up kicks off with hot local Latin dance band Orquesta K’che (+ free salsa lessons!) on Sept 7, then continues with concerts by jazz prodigy Samara Joy (Sep 14), rising country music star Caitlyn Smith (Sep 21), and guitar phenom Zach Person (Sep 28). Full details are below.

Events are free & no reservations are necessary, so save the date(s), and we’ll see you there!


The 2022 Duke Performances at American Tobacco Amphitheater series is presented by Duke Performances in partnership with American Tobacco Campus.

These outdoor concerts are free, no registration is needed. Bring a chair or a blanket, and visit pop-ups by Parker & Otis, Boricua Soul, and Mellow Mushroom for drinks and dinner. The amphitheater is the grassy area below the Lucky Strike water tower and parking is available in three nearby decks. For best availability near the venue, we recommend the South Deck at 705 Willard Street.

Concerts are weather permitting, with notice of cancellation announced online and via social media on the day of the event.

Past Duke Performances at American Tobacco Amphitheater events