Seven-time Grammy winner Toni Braxton will be taking her “As Long As I Live” tour on the road in support of her current “Sex & Cigarettes” album. The tour begins on January 19 in Columbia, SC and runs through March 3 in LA and will stop at DPAC on January 31, 2019. SWV, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time, will be a special guest. Toni’s “Sex & Cigarettes” album entered the charts in the Top 5 and the “As Long As I Live” single was #1 on the charts for nine weeks. Both Toni and SWV will be performing all their #1 hits on this tour.
The distinctive, sultry vocals of seven-time Grammy Award®-winning recording artist Toni Braxton, singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist, have been celebrated internationally ever since she was first introduced to the world by Babyface and L.A. Reid in 1992. Her self-titled debut album released the next year was a 10 million-selling phenomenon that generated Toni's first Grammys® in 1994, for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal ("Another Sad Love Song"). The album's longevity led Toni to win her second Best Female R&B Vocal Grammy® the following year (for "Breathe Again"). Her second album, Secrets arrived in '96, and history repeated itself with 15 million worldwide sales. At the Grammy Awards® in 1997, Toni became only the second woman in history (beside Dionne Warwick) to win Best Female Pop Vocal ("Unbreak My Heart") and Best Female R&B Vocal ("You're Makin' Me High") in the same year. She returned to the Grammy® podium in 2001, to claim another Best Female R&B Vocal award ("He Wasn't Man Enough," from the double-platinum album The Heat). In 2015, Toni won a Grammy for “Best R&B Album,” for Love, Marriage & Divorce duet outing with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds.
Into the millennium, Toni blossomed into an acting career with Broadway musical roles in “Beauty and the Beast,“ “Aida,” and “After Midnight” and a dramatic turn in the Lifetime movies “Twist of Faith,” “Unbreak My Heart” (based on her novel,) and “Faith Under Fire.” She and her sisters currently enjoy huge success in Braxton Family Values, one of WE tv's flagship reality series, returning for its sixth season. Raising her two sons Denim and Diezel, Toni balances her career demands with the high priorities of family, health, public service, and charity work, particularly on behalf of the two diseases that have impacted her family directly: She is living with Lupus and her youngest child is living with Autism. Early detection and intervention has helped both Braxtons to be role models on how to live normal lives with these conditions. Toni is also a proud spokesperson for Autism Speaks and an Ambassador to the UN.
|Thu, Jan 31, 2019 • 7:30 PM|
-In Person: 123 Vivian Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701
|See Tickets and Pricing|
Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. Children under the age of 6 are not allowed at this performance. Children must be able to sit quietly in their own seat without disturbing other guests.
Photography and Video Recording is prohibited. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be turned off before entering the seating area. Cameras with detachable lens are not allowed into the building.
Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time.
6:30pm- Lobby Doors & Seating Area Opens
7:30pm- Second Performance Begins
*Please note all times are approximate and subject to change.
Safety First - Bag Check
For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. This inspection may include the use of metal detectors. Restricted items include, but are not limited to, Alcohol, Cameras, Glass Bottles, and Weapons of any kind. In addition, we will also now restrict backpacks and any oversized bags larger than 12 inches by 12 inches x 10 inches (about the size of a standard milk crate). Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at [email protected].
Currently, this event has not approved using our video screens. Please feel free to check back closer to the event for updates. If approved, we will post notice here.
For many concert, comedy, and special events at DPAC, we offer added views of the stage with two big screens (size: 16’ x 9’) hung to the sides of the stage or above the stage. These big screens can add to the visual experience of our concert, comedy, and special events and give guests seated farther from the stage what we like to call “a tenth row view”. Approval to use these screens always rests with the visiting show and about half of all concert and comedy events do use these screens.
"The Toni Braxton Backstage Package"
- One Premium Reserved Seat
- Pre-show Backstage Tour
- Pre-show Photo on the Stage
- VIP Exclusive Poster signed by Toni Braxton
- Toni Braxton Tote Bag filled with exclusive merch items
- Commemorative VIP Laminate
"The Toni Braxton Merchandise Package"
- One Reserved Seat
- Exclusive Poster signed by Toni Braxton
- VIP Exclusive Toni Braxton Tote Bag
- One Exclusive Toni Braxton Merchandise Item
- Commemorative VIP Laminate
"VIP purchasers may need to arrive 1-2 hours before doors open. You will receive an instructional email with details regarding the VIP package 3-5 business days before the event.
The VIP packages do not include a Meet & Greet. Merchandise must be picked up at the concert and will not be mailed. VIP Packages cannot be re-sold.
For any questions regarding the VIP package, please reach out to: [email protected]
For any questions regarding your concert ticket, please reach out to the point of purchase."
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