Fri, May 11

Ted Nugent Coming to DPAC on August 9

May 11, 2012 (Durham, NC) — Guitar showman Ted Nugent makes his debut at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on August 9, 2012 with special guest Laura Wilde.

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning May 18 at 10am:

  • Online at
  • DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
  • Ticketmaster outlets including Crabtree Valley Mall

Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on May 16. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at

"It was about a year ago when we first saw that Ted Nugent was starting to play some special theater shows. We jumped at the chance to land this arena act for one of these rare appearances in an intimate venue like DPAC. We think this will be one of hard rocks best nights ever in what we know is the region's best venue for live music," said Bob Klaus, GM for DPAC.

The incomparable guitar genius & fire-breathing intensity of Ted Nugent have carved him a permanent place among the legends of rock. Hailing from Detroit, the guitarist's prodigious talents, ear-shattering volume and over-the-top onstage antics quickly earned Young Ted the moniker of "Motor City Madman," along with international acclaim.

Recognized as the world's leading guitar showman, Nugent's no-holds-barred career spans five decades of multi-platinum hits. From the ground breaking Amboy Dukes' "Journey to the Center of the Mind," to classics like "Stranglehold" and "Cat Scratch Fever," Damn Yankees chartbusters like "High Enough," and cult classic "Fred Bear," Ted Nugent's rapid fire sonic assaults continue to sell out venues around the globe.

The sounds he wrings from his almighty Gibson Byrdland leave audiences gasping for breath and begging for more. To millions of guitar lovers everywhere, Ted Nugent is rock and roll.