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Gregory Porter

Sunday, March 4, 2018 | 8 pm

Carolina Theatre of Durham

Single tickets to Gregory Porter, and Duke Performances 2017/18 season ticket packages — including the Pick-Four or More — are now on sale. Patrons who buy a Pick-Four package will be provided with a 25% discount code via e-mail from the Duke University Box Office that can be applied at checkout for Gregory Porter.

$10 Duke student tickets will go on sale TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 at 11 AM. Tickets will be available for purchase online, via phone at 919-684-4444, and in person at the Duke University Box Office, Monday through Friday, 11 AM to 6 PM.


Gregory Porter has played to sold-out houses at Duke Performances twice in recent years, moving into ever-grander venues as his fame grows. The Blue Note recording artist won his first GRAMMY for 2013’s Liquid Spirit, just weeks before his Durham debut. 2017 brought him a second GRAMMY, for Take Me to the Alley. With his deep, clear voice and a songwriting sensibility that feels like a warm embrace from an old friend, Porter is one of the world’s consummate singers, a powerhouse whose sensitive, nuanced delivery and infectious songs are unforgettable.

“Possessed of massive vocal power offset by a rich tone and delicate control, his interpretations flit between jazz and soul, with the finesse of the former and the strength of the latter in equal measure,” raves Mojo. The Guardian declares Porter “a jazz singer of thrilling presence and a booming baritone with a gift for earthy refinement and soaring uplift.” Durham audiences can’t seem to get enough of this spectacular artist; don’t miss his third appearance with Duke Performances, this time at the historic Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Gregory Porter is a co-presentation of Duke Performances & The Carolina Theatre of Durham.

“Porter's voice can overpower, manhandle, envelop and soothe, all at once.”


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