Leela James Comes to the Carolina Theatre on September 21

June 19, 2023 by Sandy Lerebours

Tickets On Sale Now 

DURHAM, NC — June 19, 2023 — Leela James comes to the Carolina Theatre of Durham on September 21, 2023.

Tickets to see Leela James at the Carolina Theatre are available at the box office and on the venue’s website, www.carolinatheatre.org.

R&B powerhouse Leela James burst onto the scene in 2005 with her debut album “A Change Is Gonna Come.” Receiving vast critical acclaim, the album garnered James a Soul Train Award nomination for Best R&B Soul Artist and a NAACP Award nomination for Outstanding New Artist.  

James has gone on to record and release seven LPs, delivering seven Top 20 R&B Radio Singles, including two number one tracks on the Billboard Charts. Her single “Complicated” topped the charts in the summer of 2021 for three consecutive weeks, and her emotional ballad “Fall For You” is now a classic that was certified Gold in October 2022. 

Known for her soulful and commanding performances, James has shared the stage with a wide range of artists ranging from legendary Soul and R&B icons like James Brown, Robert Randolph and The Isley Brothers to contemporary stars, like Maxwell and Fantasia. 

Don’t miss your chance to see Leela James at the Carolina Theatre on September 21, 2023. 




About The Carolina Theatre of Durham: 

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the city-owned Carolina Theatre at 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is dedicated to presenting vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and the Triangle Region. More information at carolinatheatre.org. 


Contact: Jordan Hewitt Beard 

Senior Director of Marketing, Carolina Theatre of Durham