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Duke Arts at American Tobacco

Duke Arts is thrilled to announce the return of our free concerts at American Tobacco Campus! 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 third year.

Our 2023 series features free concerts every Wednesday in September at 6:30 p.m. Concerts are listed below.

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


The 2023 Duke Arts at American Tobacco series is presented by Duke Arts in partnership with American Tobacco Campus.

These outdoor concerts are free; no registration is needed. Bring a chair, a blanket, and visit Parker & Otis, Boricua Soul, Zweli Ekhaya and Mellow Mushroom and other  Campus restaurants  for drinks and dinner. Alcoholic beverages are allowed ONLY if they have been purchased from an establishment participating in The Bullpen Social District; all other alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. The stage is located under the iconic Lucky Strike water tower, and the closest parking is at the South Parking Deck at ATC

Concerts are weather permitting, with notice of cancellation announced at  dukearts.org and via Duke Arts social media accounts on the day of the event.

Past Duke Arts at American Tobacco events