Folk Music, Traditional Music, World Music

Duke Performances: Leyla McCalla

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( Wed., Jun. 8, 2016 )

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


Cellist and singer Leyla McCalla started out with the Carolina Chocolate drops before launching a solo career featuring the music of her Haitian Creole heritage, the jazz and Cajun sounds of her home in New Orleans, and American folk traditions.  Her latest album is A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey.


Picnics, blanets, and lawn chairs are encouraged. Meals and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase. Frozen treats will be available from Locopops. Alcohol is permitted. Dogs, unfortunately, are not permitted. Parking in the Duke Gardens lot is free beginning at 5:00 PM. The lawn will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.


General Admission $10; Duke Employees/Students $5; Kids Ages 12 & Under Free

More information

(919) 684-4444


Duke Music in the Gardens


  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM