NC Darkness RISING: Live Block Party & Black Mental Health Benefit!


Sun Jun 12 2022 at 02:00 pm to 07:00 pm


Durham Central Park | Durham, NC

The hottest summer block party with live music, shopping, food, Black mental health professionals, free resources, a DJ, and more!
About this Event

Join the Black Broadway and RDU local community as they perform inspirational songs at the Darkness RISING: Live 5 Block Party! The 5th annual concert benefits Darkness RISING Nonprofit, a 501(c)3 organization which provides direct mental health resources to the Black community.

The event will be in Durham Central Park in Durham, NC.

Enjoy a live concert, free dance class, wellness workshops, vendor marketplace, food trucks, live music, giveaways, a DJ and more. Hosted by Carly Jones, this event is free and open to the public.

We’re excited to welcome Tony and Emmy Award winner Lillias White to perform at this event!

Darkness RISING: Live is a benefit concert featuring the Black Broadway and RDU local community performing inspirational songs for Black mental health and Black mental health providers as guest speakers. This exciting event is hosted by Darkness RISING Project Nonprofit, a Black-led 501(c)3 organization which provides direct mental health resources to the Black community. Past performers include stars from the Black Broadway community from shows such as HAMILTON, DREAMGIRLS WEST END, AIN'T TOO PROUD, ALADDIN, LES MISERABLES, THE COLOR PURPLE, THE LION KING and more. This event includes vendors, food trucks, Black mental health professionals, wellness workshops, free resources, giveaways, live music, and more!


June 12th, 2022, 2-7pm EST (Time extended!)

Durham Central Park

501 Foster St.

Durham, NC 27701


Instagram: @darknessrisingproject

Facebook: @darknessrisingproject

Twitter: @DarkRiseProject


Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners:

Darkness RISING: Live 5 is made possible by NC Arts Council.

ABOUT: Any donations will benefit Darkness RISING Nonprofit, a 501(c)3 mental health organization which provides direct mental health resources and creates access to mental health resources in the Black community. Darkness RISING offers various resources including Help Me Find a Therapist, REBUILD, Broadway for Mental Health Support in partnership with Adrienne Warren, a mental health album on all platforms, a Music & Mental Health Video Series on YouTube, live touring concerts, a Black Mental Health Provider Database, a free Black mental health resource packet, free year-round community Wellness Wednesday Workshops and more.



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Where is it happening?

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, United States

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