THE RETURN OF THE LEGENDS Line Up to Include Rakim and Bell Biv Devoe
Ten hip hop and R&B favorites will perform live in concert as part of The Return of the Legends, a two-night concert and after-party event October 18-19, 2013 at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center. Rakim will headline on Friday, October 18 with special guests Pete Rock and CL Smooth, Lords of the Underground, Nice and Smooth, and Camp Lo. Bell Biv Devoe will headline on Saturday, October 19 with special guests EPMD, Brand Nubian, Pharcyde, and DAS EFX. Hosted by Durham's own 9th Wonder, The Return of the Legends is an official alumni event of North Carolina Central University's Homecoming weekend. Both nights are presented in partnership with The DOME Group, Inc. and Major Mint Marketing.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, August 23 at 12:00 p.m.:
- Online at DPACnc.com
- DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
- Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
Two-night packages will be available and offer savings versus purchase of individual nights. Packages will be available for purchase through DPACnc.com and the DPAC Ticket Center.
For both nights, the concerts will begin at 8:00 p.m. After-parties will begin at 11:00 p.m. in the DPAC lobbies. Artists will appear at the after-parties on their respective nights. Concert tickets do not allow admission to the after-party; after-party admission can be purchased in addition to the concert ticket. At this time, after-party admission can only be purchased by those who also purchase tickets to the concert.
"We are pleased to bring this classic hip hop and R&B lineup to the DPAC stage," states Sulaiman Mausi of The DOME Group, Inc. and NCCU alumnus. "The Return of the Legends will be the perfect concert and after-party event for fans who were college students in the 80s and 90s."
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the art sound and video. Listed four times in the top 10 in Pollstar magazine's annual worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #3 ranked theater in the U.S.
What's up next at DPAC? Superstar comedian and radio funnyman RICKEY SMILEY (August 24), high-octane theatrical experience BLUE MAN GROUP (September 5-8), followed by one of R&B's hottest new stars THE WEEKND (October 2).
For more information please go to http://www.DPACnc.com.