The Davidson College Concert Series and C. Shaw and Nancy K. Smith Artist Series are proud to welcome acclaimed musician Rhiannon Giddens to the Duke Family Performance Hall. A MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, Giddens co-founded the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops. She most recently won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Album for "They're Calling Me Home," which she made with multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi. Giddens is now a two-time winner and eight-time Grammy nominee for her work as a soloist and collaborator.

Tickets are free of charge and prioritized for current Davidson College students, faculty, and staff. Below is the schedule and details of the release of tickets:

  • Current Davidson College students, faculty, and staff may claim their ticket at the Union Box Office by showing their CatCard between now and the start of the concert or until tickets run out.
  • Davidson College Friends of the Arts and the American Musicological Society may claim their ticket beginning Thursday, January 19th and will receive further instructions via email.
  • Alumni and general public may claim any remaining tickets beginning Wednesday, February 15th. They may visit (Etix charges an online convenience fee), call 704-894-2135, or visit the Union Box Office in-person on the third floor of the Knobloch Campus Center Monday-Friday between 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

This concert is part of the "Many Musics of America" series in conjunction with the American Musicological Society's Southeast Chapter and is possible through our sponsors the C. Shaw and Nancy K. Smith Artist Series, the Bacca Foundation Visiting Scholar and Artist Program, and the American Musicological Society.