Durham, N.C. — Tickets are on sale now for the first Art of Cool Festival planned this spring in Durham.
This two-day festival celebrating jazz will feature two outdoor stages, six indoor venues and more than 30 performances.
Everything kicks off April 25 with a free festival and food truck rodeo at Durham Central Park.
Other festival highlights include the Carolina Soul Tribute concert, which will pay tribute to North Carolina jazz legends Nina Simone, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and Roberta Flack. Also on tap are panel discussions and master classes.
Single day tickets are $65 and a two-day pass is $120. VIP tickets are $275 and get you access to the exclusive opening party at the Nasher Museum on April 23, access to VIP lounges and secret VIP venues and priority access to all shows and a swag bag. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
WRAL's sister-station Fox 50 is a sponsor of this event.