Chad Eby and Ariel Pocock: Christmas In The Crown

Ariel Pocock and Chad Eby: Christmas In The Crown

Ariel Pocock and Chad Eby have been delighting audiences around the world for the past 5 years with their intimate duo interpretations. They return this Christmas season to their “home field” with a show of your holiday favorites and much more in the cozy confines of The Crown.

Cap off your Christmas season right with their swing, playfulness, and humor!

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Ticket Commissions: $3 processing fee plus sales tax

This event is seated

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Band bio:
Ariel Pocock has received international acclaim as an equally captivating jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer. Ariel’s notable performances as a headline act include the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the 2014 Jazz Cruise, the Tokyo Jazz Festival, the Quebec City International Jazz Festival, the Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many more.

Chad Eby has earned widespread critical acclaim as “a consummate improviser” (Jazz Times), “has tremendous poise and natural melodic sense” (Ottawa Sun), and his ”tone is boundless, blues-inflected, and wholly satisfying” ( He is Associate Professor in the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program at UNCG, and is a Conn-Selmer and D’Addario Woodwinds Performing Artist.

Enjoy Ariel and Chad’s duo albums BFFs; and Friendships: BFFs II; at

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The Crown at the Carolina, located on the third floor, started its life as the 1927 vaudeville theatre’s original sign shop, churning out iconic posters and ads for early touring shows and movies. After spending the decades that followed as a storage area, the space underwent its first phase of renovation to open to the public as The Crown in September 2013.

Now a high-tech, flexible performance space, The Crown is celebrated for its delicate acoustics, inviting ambiance, intimate setting, as well as its accessibility to the Triad’s performing arts community. Warm, exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and huge lead-paned windows (original to the building) bring the room its natural, historic, up-cycled “cool” factor.