Bull City Top 5 :: April 2017

April Events in Durham

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC this April. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer! Happy Spring!!

 

 

THE FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

THURSDAY, APRIL 6TH - SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH // CAROLINA THEATRE // DAILY

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality.

For more info and a full list of films, click here.

Full Frame Film Festival

DURHAM BULLS OPENING DAY

MONDAY, APRIL 10TH // DURHAM BULLS ATHLETIC PARK // 6:05PM

Join us as we kick off the 2017 Durham Bulls home schedule against our in-state rivals the Charlotte Knights! After the season's first game, stick around the DBAP for 2017's first postgame fireworks show! GO BULLS!

For tickets, click here.

Durham Bulls Opening Night

BRUCE HORNSBY & THE NOISEMAKERS

THURSDAY, APRIL 13TH // CAROLINA THEATRE // 8PM

Almost three decades after winning a Grammy for Best New Artist and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse careers, Bruce Hornsby still makes joyful noise as he discovers clever and expansive ways to chronicle dynamic musical snapshots of his often generously collaborative journey. Come see them live at Carolina Theatre!

For more info & tickets, click here.

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Durham NC

STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT WITH STEEP CANYON RANGERS

THURSDAY, APRIL 20TH - FRIDAY, APRIL 21ST // DPAC // 8PM

Comedy legends, Steve Martin and Martin Short will perform two nights of their hit show “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” at DPAC on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21st. 

Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy® Award winning bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers.  Audiences can expect an evening of nonstop laughs as the duo recall their iconic careers, creative influences and most memorable encounters, uniquely presented though a blend of stand-up, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business.

For more info & tickets, click here.

Steve Martin and Martin Short DPAC

2017 ART OF COOL FESTIVAL

FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH - SUNDAY, APRIL 30TH // DPAC // 8PM

The three-day Art of Cool Festival, a remixed experience of the Black American Music Festival, features forward thinking jazz, alternative soul and mature hip hop in its mission to expand the audience of jazz as well as innovative thought. This year's headliners include George Clinton, Common, Rakim, Terrace Martin and more.

For more info & tickets, click here.

Art of Cool Festival Durham

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