Music of the Carolinas: Rissi Palmer

  • Dates: April 8, 2018
  • Venue: Daniels Auditorium, North Carolina Museum of History
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Phone: 919.664.8333
  • Times: 3-4pm
  • Admission: Free and open to the public; free tickets required. Tickets distributed first-come, first-served beginning at 2 p.m. Seating is general admission.


Singer/songwriter Rissi Palmer has performed with such notable artists as Charley Crockett, Chris Young, Taylor Swift, and the Eagles, and she has been invited to the White House and the Grand Ole Opry on numerous occasions. In addition, her music, which she describes as “southern soul,” has been popularized on such television shows as Saving Grace, Army Wives, and Heartland and was featured in The Woodsman. Since releasing her self-titled CD in October 2007, Palmer has received widespread media attention, including The Wall Street JournalNewsweekPeople MagazineGIANTNew York PostVIBECBS Saturday Early ShowHuffington PostExtra, CNN, and many more. And with the release of her debut single, "Country Girl," Palmer made music history as the first African-American female to chart a country song since 1987. (photo credit: Jimmy Bruch)

Street parking is free on weekends in downtown Raleigh, and the lot across Wilmington Street from the Museum is also free on the weekend. Learn more about parking options in downtown Raleigh

A ramp from Edenton St provides access to the Museum’s main entrance. A ramp is also available from Jones St. Wheelchairs for interior use are available free of charge at the Museum information desk. The Museum entrance closest to the auditorium is a staircase that leads up to glass doors on Edenton St.

Large print program notes and assistive listening devices will be available. Please call PineCone’s office at 919-664-8333 if you have any questions, or contact the Museum directly: 919-807-7900.