Duke Performances

An Evening with Gregory Porter

Friday, February 24, 2023 | 8:00 pm

Raleigh Memorial Auditorium | Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Gregory Porter’s powerful baritone shows out on recordings like “Concorde,” the opening track of 2020’s Grammy-nominated All Rise — an album All Music called “buoyantly sophisticated.”

But to truly experience Porter and his talent, his live performances are essential. One review of his recent show at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival in the UK described the performance as captivating, and the night as “an hour and a half of magical happiness.”

Astronauts and royalty alike agree: Porter provided a rendition of “America the Beautiful” during the launch of NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover in 2020, as well as a performance for Queen Elizabeth during the Queen’s Jubilee celebration.


Duke Student Tickets are $10. Use password DUKE10 at checkout to access this special rate. (You will be required to present your Duke student ID at the box office to pick up student tickets.)

This event is a co-presentation with The Sol Kitchen.

Gregory Porter - I Will (Official Music Video)

Gregory Porter - Mister Holland (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Gregory Porter - Concorde (Live Performance) | Vevo

"A jazz singer of thrilling presence, a booming baritone with a gift for earthy refinement and soaring uplift."

The New York Times