Charly Lowry & The Lowrie Gang

Lumbee-Tuscarora singer-songwriter Charly Lowry, along with special guests Mark McKinney & Co. and Rob Cole, plays her electrifying originals and explores indigenous contributions to the roots music landscape by paying tribute to legendary Lumbee musician Willie French Lowery and the iconic Redbone, the first indigenous rock band to reach the US Billboard Hot 100.

Foodways Community Partner: Feed Durham

The 2024 Music in the Gardens series is presented in partnership with Country Soul Songbook (CSSB).

Featured Artist

Charly Lowry, a musical powerhouse from Pembroke, NC, is proud to be an Indigenous woman belonging to the Lumbee/Tuscarora Tribes. As an Artivist, she is compassionate as it pertains to raising awareness around issues that plague underdeveloped and underserved communities. Read Charly Lowry’s full bio here.


Visitor Information

Music in the Gardens concerts take place on the lawn behind the Doris Duke Center. Lawn chairs, picnics, and blankets are encouraged. Pets are not allowed. Outside food and beverages, including beer and wine, are permitted and will also be available for purchase on-site from The Palace International. The lawn will open at 6 p.m. before each concert. University parking at the Gardens is $2/hour until 7 p.m. In the event of rain, concerts will take place at Baldwin Auditorium on Duke’s East Campus. Location changes will be announced by 1 p.m. on the day of the event.

Listen from Anywhere!

This concert will be broadcast live on WXDU 88.7 FM, Duke University Radio! Tune in live from anywhere in Durham or online at

  • Wed, Jun 5, 2024 at 7:00pm

Registration required.



Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson Street
Durham, NC 27708


Reservations available Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m.

General Admission; Reservations are limited to 4, with an option to add ‘youth’ tickets for children 10 and under. 

Music in the Gardens Lineup

2024 Music in the Gardens is presented by Duke Arts in partnership with Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Country Soul Songbook, with support from WXDU and Duke Summer Session.