PLAYlist Presents: Rissi Palmer


Fri Jul 07 2023 at 06:30 pm to 10:00 pm


Durham Central Park | Durham, NC

Grammy nominee Rissi Palmer, who describes her musical style as “Southern Soul” has received widespread media attention in national publications including Ebony, Billboard, People, Newsweek, Huffington Post, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal and more. Look for her May tour with Miko Marks and the new PBS American Masters documentary, Rissi Palmer: I'm Still Here. She has performed on the CBS Morning Show, CNN, Oprah & Friends, at the White House, Lincoln Center, and the Grand Ole Opry. Rissi made music history in 2007 with the release of her Top 40 debut single, Country Girl, becoming the first African-American female to chart a country song since 1987. She is now the host of the Apple Music Country show, Color Me Country Radio w/ Rissi Palmer and administers the Color Me Country Artist Grant Fund to provide grants for artists of color pursuing careers in Country and Americana Music.
Each evening starts with dinner and drinks on the lawn. Come peek sound check and get your spot on the lawn! DJ Travis Gales spinning his Friday Night Mix live at the park at 7 p.m. Then the band takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. sharp. All the music is simulcast live through WNCU 90.7 FM.
The party doesn't stop there - DJ Travis will spin us out with a park-wide dance party starting at 9pm!
There are restrooms at Durham Central Park and the venue is ADA accessible. Parking is free in the lots caddy-cornered and above the park (entrances are on Foster St. and Morris St).
Local food trucks will be on site, as well as craft beer and other vendors.
There’s lawn seating, so please bring a blanket or lawn chair. Leashed pets are welcome.

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Durham Central Park, Durham, United States

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