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“American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino will perform songs from her new holiday album, “Christmas After Midnight,” at Durham Performing Arts Center on December 6, 2017. About Fantasia: The North Carolina native first came to notoriety in 2004 as the winner of Season 3 of Fox's reality television singing competition, American Idol. Later that same year, she released her debut album Free Yourself, with her first single, "I Believe" making her the first artist in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at #1. A 2010 Grammy Award for the single "Bittersweet" off her third album Back to Me followed (her first) and in 2016, Fantasia released her fifth studio album, The Definition Of...., which earned her another Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance. In addition to being a critically acclaimed musician, Fantasia is also an author and actress, having released her 2006 New York Times best-selling memoir, Life Is Not a Fairytale, and starring as herself in a Lifetime movie of the same name. In 2007 she took to the theater stage, portraying the character Celie in Broadway's The Color Purple. Raised in High Point, NC, the singer currently calls Charlotte, NC home. Tickets are on sale online at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC. Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000 About DPAC: Since its opening in 2008, DPAC has become the center for live entertainment in North Carolina. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the-art sound and video. Listed eight times in the top ten in Pollstar magazine's annual worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #4 ranked theater in the U.S. For more information about the venue and shows please go to

Date & Time

December 6, 2017

7:30PM - 9:45PM

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Seats Start at $40 + Ticket Fees

Concerts & Live Music Fantasia DPAC Durham Performing Arts Center