Music Maker Foundation: Celebrating 30 Years

Duke Arts celebrates 30 years of The Music Maker Foundation, a North Carolina-based nonprofit dedicated to tending the roots of America’s music.

The celebration includes free concerts every Wednesday in September at American Tobacco Campus and culminates October 10 in Page Auditorium with a concert headlined by Taj Mahal, Dom Flemons and Jackson Browne.

Duke Arts at American Tobacco Campus

Conjunto Breve

Conjunto Breve

Wednesday, September 4 at 6:30pm

Multinational salsa band Conjunto Breve was founded by percussionist Brevan Hampden in 2012. Members of the band come from all corners of the Americas, including Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and the United States.

Faith & Harmony / Dedicated Men of Zion

Faith & Harmony / Dedicated Men of Zion

Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30pm

Gospel is one of the quintessential musical genres of the American South. The artists in tonight’s concert represent the true heart of this tradition: close-knit family groups who grew up singing together at church, driven by a love of music and faith.

Music Maker Blues Revue

Music Maker Blues Revue

Wednesday, September 25 at 6:30pm

Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen shares the mettle, pathos, and ocean-deep compassion of blues singers like Billie Holiday and Etta James.

Music Makers Foundation: Celebrating 30 Years

Thu, Oct 10 at 7:30pm

Taj Mahal, Dom Flemons and Jackson Browne headline an unforgettable lineup of artists celebrating 30 years of The Music Maker Foundation, a North Carolina-based nonprofit dedicated to tending the roots of America’s music.