Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the concerts held and how do I get there?
The concerts are held in various venues throughout the Winston-Salem area. See our Venues page for locations and parking information.
How long do concerts last?

That depends on the concert! Most performances usually last about 60-90 minutes. Some evening performances begin with introductory remarks by a special guest. The family events last about 45-60 minutes.

When and where do I pick up tickets being held for me?
Starting one hour before the concert begins, tickets may be picked up at the Will Call table located just inside the venue entrance.
Can I buy tickets at the door?

Whatever tickets remain unsold before the performance will be sold at the ticket sales table at the venue entrance. Tickets for all concert venues may be purchased in advance through the Music Carolina website.

Are there different levels of seating?

All seats are General Admission. The cost is usually $23 for adults and $8 for students/children, but some events have different ticket prices. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How do concert-goers dress?

Our audience members' dress ranges widely, from very casual to formal.

Are the concerts wheelchair accessible?

The venues are fully wheelchair accessible.

Is there anything I should know about attending a chamber music concert?

Please turn off your cell phone, pager, alarm watch, and anything else that might distract from the performance.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the concert start-time.

After the short round of applause greeting the artists as they take the stage, please hold your applause until the very end of a piece so as not to break the artists' concentration.

Get ready for the time of your life!

What are my dining options?

Winston-Salem has a wide variety of dining experiences to fit every budget and taste; from North Carolina barbecue to elegant four-star dining. For concerts at Old Salem, the Salem Tavern offers a varied menu in the historic tavern building (George Washington slept here in 1791, although the menu has changed since then). For more information on other dining options, visit the Winston-Salem Convention & Visitors Bureau website.