Register for Fall Festival and support our Quartets and Choruses

Invite your friends to come to the Fall Festival Jamboree onThursday, November 9, 2017 -- our exciting new kickoff event to Fall Festival 2017!

Support RTP, HCA and the Carolinas District initiative to increase diversity and reintroduce barbershop to the black community. Proceeds from the Jamboree will be given to the Barbershop Revival effort.

Experience barbershop in a venue made for singing--the Fletcher Opera Theater at Raleigh's Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. For you audio purists, here is the venue for you! This 600-seat theater offers an intimacy perfect for such performances, with the farthest balcony seat less than 70 feet from the stage. Located on the east side of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, this unique venue hosts the Carolina Ballet and A. J. Fletcher Opera Institute.

                       Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts          

Description: The  Fall Festival Jamboree lines up area talent in a setting reminiscent of a vaudeville theater but with sounds that are new. Hear a special tribute to the beginnings of barbershop that set the stage for the upcoming Barbershop Revival. Experience the variety of mixed quartetting. Enjoy powerful performances from the Triangle's two powerhouse choruses.

The performance includes:

  • Avante Vocal Jazz fuses contemporary a Cappella with vocal jazz. Based in Durham NC, the eight singers of Avante bring a high standard of musicianship and unique arrangements to venues nationwide.
  • The General Assembly, 5-time international competitor and 1986 Bronze Medalist 
  • Heart of Carolina Acapella, 2011 District Champions have a fresh new look and sound.
  • Special Guest Mixed Quartets

The show starts at 8pm, so you have plenty of time to gather with your Barbershop friends at the headquarters Raleigh Marriott City Center. Dine there or begin with a dinner at Brewery Bhavana, which was named a finalist in Bon Appetit's 10 best new restaurants in America.The downtown Raleigh brewery, flower shop, book store and dim sum restaurant caught the attention of the magazine and website, which hailed its "bright, light and cheery" vibe.

Special Prices: For the Carolinas District Barbershoppers, get $5 off your registration when you purchase a $25 ticket to the show..Order now but no later than October 30, 2017 to enjoy this special offer.  For group sales of 10 or more, please see Larry Hill or Paul Martin.


Speaking of registrations, even though we are the host chapter for Fall Festival,  we each must have a registration in order to perform, see the Contests and Saturday Night Showcase, attend classes and receive coaching. Support our choruses and quartets: We have members in Four on the Floor, Harmony Grits, Let's Sing, Melange, Midtown, and Ringtones and for choruses, Carolinas Vocal Express, Heart of Carolina Acapella, the General Assembly and Carolinas Statesmen.