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Music at the Museum featuring XOXOK

  • Dates: July 13, 2021
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Phone: 919.715.5923
  • Times: 9pm
  • Admission: Free; registration required

About

Join us as XOXOK performs live and virtually from the North Carolina Museum of Art!

Two ways to watch:

  • Join a public viewing of the concert in real time, livestreamed on our Museum Park Theater screen. Reserve your free ticket on the right.
  • Stream free on YouTube starting at 9 pm on July 13.

Please note that if you reserve a ticket for the Museum Park Theater viewing:

  • Social distancing is required. 
  • No alcohol is permitted.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.
  • Screening canceled in the event of rain.

Artist bio:

Keenan Jenkins’ musical career began during his Ph.D. studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he played open mics and local showcases between long days on the third floor of the psychology building. By the time he’d finished his degree, drained and discontent, his musical moonlighting had meanwhile bloomed in full color. He took the cue and dove headfirst into the rich music scene in Carrboro, NC.

Jenkins now performs as XOXOK, crafting atmospheric soul music that is conceived on the fretboard, cultivated at the microphone, and cradled in headphones. The guitar and vocal influences are far-flung, but cohesive—see Jeff Buckley, Moses Sumney, and Anna Calvi, among others. His live performance is a model of intimacy and presence; armed with “sweet, ringing vocals” (Queen City Nerve), XOXOK delivers impassioned songs with unabashed conviction.