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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.



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fri31mar7:30 pmThe Music of Queen ConcertPresented by Tar River Orchestra and Chorus with Jeans 'N Classics7:30 pm


fri16jun7:30 pmOn the Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tributedunn center performance7:30 pm

sat17jun7:00 pmMotherless Child: Stage Play Tour7:00 pm