May 6-8, 2016
3 days + 5 indoor music venues + over 20 world-class performances = 1 EPIC music festival in Durham, NC
- Multiple Indoor Venues for the Club Pass Series on Friday and Saturday Nights. These venues are: Motorco Music Hall, Pinhook and PSI Theatre.
- Two Night Headliner Series featuring five-time Grammy winner Terence Blanchard featuring E-Collective (Friday @ The Carolina Theatre) and Dwele (Saturday @ The Carolina Theatre)
- VIP Experience: Reserved seating this year at every location. Exclusive VIP brunch on Sunday (May 8th).
- The Coolest Day Party @ Durham Armory (with Live Music, Shopping, Food, Beer/Wine)
VIP Experience: Through PNC Bank’s support, The Art of Cool Festival provides a unique VIP experience. There will be a limited number of tickets for the three-day VIP experience at AOCFEST. Included in the VIP experience are an exclusive Sunday Jazz Brunch on May 8th, access to VIP lounge at The Carolina Theatre, Balcony access to the Coolest Day Party along with priority access to all shows and a swag bag. Simply put, VIP tickets are a must for the jazz aficionado.