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Check out our scheduled shows below. If you would like to purchase Season Tickets, call the box office at 252.985.5197.
Note: Only season series shows/events are included with season ticket.

gold block SEASON SERIES SHOWS ONLY

Our 2024-25 Season Series show lineup is all set!  So, get set for seven exceptional shows and get your season tickets today. Individual tickets will go on sale on August 1st.

Our season opener will be Reggie Rice, a family-friendly show filled with hilarious comedy and innovative illusions. On Sept 27th, we welcome back the much-loved tribute band, Departure, along with a vibrant mix of new talent debuting on our stage. In October, experience the down-home wit and inspirational wisdom of John Floyd, a comedian, author, and proud native of Rocky Mount, plus Nirvani – A Nirvana Tribute Experience, a very popular tribute band pays homage to a golden era in music and the unique atmosphere of the band Nirvana.

October ends with Larry & Joe, a duo based in the triangle of North Carolina, that will perform a fusion of Venezuelan and Appalachian folk music on multiple instruments.

November continues with bluegrass as Damn Tall Buildings, a roots/americana band from Brooklyn, NY pulls inspiration from a wide range of influences including swing, ragtime, jazz, and even a hint of contemporary.

We end the season with The Purple Xperience, a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN.

Following the tremendous success of last year’s Bob Ross art exhibit, which attracted over 11,000 visitors nationwide and internationally, we are proud to announce we will be hosting another remarkable exhibition featuring 76 newly revealed Bob Ross paintings. “Bob Ross Bringing Back the Joy” will be open from December 2 through January 13, 2025, with advance tickets available for $15 starting July 4, 2024.

Check out all the wonderful offerings that will be available at The Dunn Center this season, from complimentary events to very affordable season shows. Parking is always convenient and included. For assistance with season tickets, accessing “Bob Ross Bringing Back the Joy,” or rentals, call 252.985.5197.

The Dunn Center is a premier venue for concerts, shows and conferences in eastern NC. Located on the campus of NC Wesleyan University, in the heart of Rocky Mount, The Dunn Center is proud to host the Wesleyan Season Series of cultural events and concerts. In addition to these world-class performances, The Dunn Center features a variety of campus and community events, including Wesleyan Players productions, concerts of the Tar River Swing Band and Orchestra and other various performances by nationally known artists.

IMPORTANT

Authorized Ticket Purchase Statement

Our Season Series Tickets Package includes 7 shows with reserved seats for only $150.

Call our box office at 252.985.5197 to secure your reserved seating. If you are a returning season ticket patron, please purchase your pass before July 14th in order to hold your reserved seats. Individual tickets go on sale August 1st.

Full List of Events

Upcoming Live Performances

september

fri13sep7:30 pmReggie Rice at The Dunn Center

sat21sep1:00 pmThe Story Ship… A Saturday Family Day

fri27sep7:30 pmDEPARTURE - The Journey Tribute BandDunn Center Concert Performance

october

thu03oct7:30 pmThe Ultimate Elvis Concert Starring Cote Deonath

fri11oct7:30 pmJohn Floyd at The Dunn CenterDunn Center Performance

fri18oct7:30 pmNirvani - A Nirvana Tribute ExperienceDunn Center Concert Performance

fri25oct7:30 pmLarry & Joe at The Dunn CenterDunn Center Concert Performance

november

fri01nov7:30 pmDamn Tall BuildingsDunn Center Concert Performance

february

fri07feb7:30 pmPurple Xperience - Prince Tribute BandDunn Center Concert Performance

Gallery Events

june

mon13may(may 13)5:00 pmwed10jul(jul 10)5:00 pmChris Woodard Art ShowingOmnipotent

thu16may(may 16)5:00 pmthu11jul(jul 11)5:00 pmNoel Butler Art ShowingPainted Moments

july

mon13may(may 13)5:00 pmwed10jul(jul 10)5:00 pmChris Woodard Art ShowingOmnipotent

thu16may(may 16)5:00 pmthu11jul(jul 11)5:00 pmNoel Butler Art ShowingPainted Moments

mon15jul(jul 15)5:00 pmmon30sep(sep 30)5:00 pmJanice Gravely, A Patriotic Celebration

august

mon15jul(jul 15)5:00 pmmon30sep(sep 30)5:00 pmJanice Gravely, A Patriotic Celebration

september

mon15jul(jul 15)5:00 pmmon30sep(sep 30)5:00 pmJanice Gravely, A Patriotic Celebration

wed04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmthu24oct(oct 24)5:00 pmSherry Hendrick & Rick Tracy Art ShowingCarolina Visions

october

wed04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmthu24oct(oct 24)5:00 pmSherry Hendrick & Rick Tracy Art ShowingCarolina Visions

november

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december

mon02dec(dec 2)10:00 ammon13jan(jan 13)5:00 pmBob Ross Art ShowingBringing Back the Joy

january

mon02dec(dec 2)10:00 ammon13jan(jan 13)5:00 pmBob Ross Art ShowingBringing Back the Joy

february

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march

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april

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may

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june

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july

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august

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