Celebrate 25 years of Music Maker with the ultimate VIP experience! With your purchase*, you receive exclusive access to the VIP Lounge and the Blues House Party during Music Maker 25, plus the satisfaction that you’re supporting America’s most vulnerable musicians.

VIP Lounge
December 4–8
The VIP Lounge will be open to VIPs before and after all Music Maker 25 concerts.

  • Open bar, exclusive to VIPs
  • Light hors d’oeuvres
  • Meet and greets with Music Maker artists
  • Preferred seating at for all shows**, so you can spend more time socializing!

Blues House Party
December 7, 3:30–7:30pm
This invite-only party, conveniently scheduled between Saturday’s concerts, takes place at a Music Maker donor’s private home in the heart of Durham.

  • Free food, soft drinks, beer, and wine
  • Live music by Music Maker artists
  • Meet and greets with Music Maker artists
  • Free shuttle to/from The Fruit and the party


Questions? Contact Mollie O’Reilly, Giving Coordinator, at or 919-643-2456.

* VIP Experience tickets are $500/person. $400 of each ticket is tax deductible, $100 is considered a premium in order to comply with IRS rules.

**Please note that tickets to Music Maker 25 concerts must be purchased separately through the Duke University Box Office.