Daniels Auditorium

Museum/Art Gallery
5 E Edenton St Raleigh 27601
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Four public parking decks lie within two blocks of the Museum of History. Also, the Jones/Edenton Street lot behind the museum offers a small number of spaces ($1 per hour, maximum $8 per day; free parking on weekends). Metered parking is available along Jones and Edenton Streets (free parking on weekends).

NCCU Jazz Ensemble

It has been 40 years since the NC Central University became the first university in the state - public or private - to offer the Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies, initiated by jazz trumpet legend Donald Byrd. Today, the department supports 10 ensembles, in addition to offering a comprehensive vocal jazz component and the Master of Music degree in Jazz Composition and Jazz Performance. The NCCU Jazz Ensemble is the top big band of the University's two large ensembles.

African American and Caucasian students, male and female, all in matching red coats and dark slacks (and the men all in white shirts with collars and neckties). Front row musicians play saxophones; back row musicians play trombones.

Kamara Thomas & the Night Drivers

Kamara Thomas writes musical tales culled from American songlines and dreamtimes. Her songwriting draws from a wide swath of classic country and rock -- echoes of Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, and Tom Petty co-mingle with the folk sounds of spirituals, hymns, mountainsong and Lucinda Williams-esque originals. Thomas performs with her band The Nightdrivers -- Steve Anderson (drums), Sarah Dawson (backup vocals), Nathan Golub (bass), Gordon Hartin (pedal steel), and Tim Shearer (guitar) -- out of Durham, North Carolina.

Kamara Thomas headshot/promotional photo; she is seen from the shoulders up in a black top with the sun reflecting off her skin as she looks off to the right; bare tree limbs decorated with round purple ornaments are above her head, and out of focus trees are visible in the background.

The Lang Sisters Band

The Lang Sisters Band of North Carolina features the award-winning sister duet of Chloe and Jessica Lang, who have immersed themselves in Appalachian, bluegrass and folk music, and they are excited to join forces with Sam Stage and Jef Walter for this performance. Well known throughout the thriving Triangle and Piedmont music scene, these musicians enjoy sharing their passion for this music with audiences of all ages.

The Lang Sisters Band standing on the front porch steps outside a door of a house with a grey brick facade, with the words "THE LANG SISTERS BAND" above the door frame in red. Front left: Jessie Lang - a young woman holding a mandolin; back left: Jef Walter stands holding up his upright bass on his left side; back right: Sam Stage holds his fiddle; front right: Chloe Lang holds her guitar. All 4 are smiling.
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