PLAYlist Concert Series: Al Strong

Durham Central Park 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC, United States

Music, specifically the trumpet, is Al Strong’s calling. Known as the co-founder of Art of Cool Project and the Art of Cool Festival, supporters saw in him an ability to synthesize the sound homegrown from the Raleigh-Durham area and merge it with his own life experiences.

Free

PLAYlist Concert Series: Soul Understated ft. Mavis Swan Poole

Durham Central Park 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC, United States

Led by vocalist extraordinaire Mavis ’SWAN’ Poole (Lauryn Hill, Prince) and powerful yet melodic drummer Jeremy ‘BEAN’ Clemons (who has performed with Gregory Porter, Burning Spear, Jennifer Holliday and more), Soul Understated delivers a beautifully performed organic sound with stellar musicianship.

Free