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The Dunn Center and entertainment… the two are synonymous! So, get set for six exceptional shows in 2022 – 2023. It kicks off with our unbelievable season opener, the incredible king of the twist, Chubby Checker! Also joining our lineup for the first time is Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show. Returners include Masters of Soul, Balsam Range, The Malpass Brothers and Wilson Fairchild. Art lovers will bask in our new Gravely Art Gallery and music lovers will savor the talent of our NCWU students. There’s so much to see and do in 2022, and it’s all right here at The Dunn Center!

The Dunn Center is a premier venue for concerts, shows and conferences in eastern NC. Located on the campus of NC Wesleyan University, in the heart of Rocky Mount, The Dunn Center is proud to host the Wesleyan Season Series of cultural events and concerts. In addition to these world-class performances, The Dunn Center features a variety of campus and community events, including Wesleyan Players productions, concerts of the Tar River Swing Band and Orchestra and other various performances by nationally known artists.

Check out our scheduled shows below. If you would like to purchase Season Tickets, call the box office at 252.985.5197.
Note: Only season series shows/events are included with season ticket.

We are now VAX it or MASK it.  Face covering is required for all those that have not been fully vaccinated. 


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Full List of Events


fri09sep7:30 pmChubby CheckerThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm

fri23sep7:30 pmThe Malpass BrothersThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm


fri14oct7:30 pmMasters of SoulThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm


fri11nov7:30 pmBalsam RangeThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm

sat19nov7:00 pmHoliday Spectacular: Chairmen of the Board & Ms. Jody7:00 pm


fri20jan7:30 pmWilson FairchildThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm


fri10feb7:30 pmRumours-The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute ShowThe Dunn Center Season Series Show7:30 pm