Visit Raleigh 2018 | Official Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County - 27
Neptunes Parlour-The downstairs neighbor of
KINGS, this subterranean world is home to live
music, arcade games, pinball and drinks.
14 W. Martin St., East Raleigh/Prince Hall/
South Pane, Raleigh, 919.896.7063
The Pour House Music Hall-Drop by and see
who's on stage. From rock and jam to jazz and
folk, enjoy with a lineup of 30 draft beers.
224 S. Blount St., Raleigh, 919.821.1120
Slim's Downtown-A favorite of the late-night
crowd for great live music and budget-friendly
drinks. Open until 2am.
227 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, 919.833.6557
TJ's Night Life-Party on the deck, shag lessons,
DJ events, live bands. The calendar is a fun
mixed bag of entertainment.
4801 Leigh Dr., Raleigh, 919.713.1300
The tunes just sound sweeter under the stars.
Hopscotch Music Festival-
What? 120 bands on outdoor
stages in Raleigh City Plaza, at
Red Hat Amphitheater and in
local clubs. Genre? All of them! When? Sept. 6-8,
2018, a great time for outdoor music. Find out
more at :: hopscotchmusicfest.com
Apex Nature Park-Free music and movie
nights from April through Sept. Family- friendly
and ideal for a picnic. 2600 Evans Rd., Apex,
Cary Performance Green-A lighted fountain
is the focal point of this new jewel of downtown
Cary. Outdoor space for live music, movies,
games and public art.
319 S. Academy St., Cary, 919.469.4000
Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Theater in the Museum
Park-The venue itself is a work of art and an
ideal spot for classic films, music and picnics.
2110 Blue Ridge Rd., N.C. Museum of Art,
Banjo, guitar, fiddle and song
It isn't enough to say what's old is new again with the music of Joe
Newberry. It isn't new, it is more reborn, reenergized. A Missouri
native, Joe is proudly a North Carolina transplant. He shares his love of
traditional/folk music on stage, at music camps and via lessons.
Hip-hop rising star
Collaborations with top names in rap-Kendrick Lamar, Erykah Badu,
Big Daddy Kane-and her own polished and distinct style keep Rapsody
consistently on the coveted lists of top artists by Time magazine, USA
Today and XXL. Originally from Snow Hill, a small town east of Raleigh,
and matriculated at N.C. State, she was nominated for a Grammy in
2016. :: iamrapsody.com
World-wide travels. Raleigh roots
With a self-proclaimed style of raw, rootsy rock 'n' roll, American
Aquarium has toured around the globe in recent years. The pace has
been grueling, and the roster has been ever-changing. Founded in
Raleigh in 2006, the band has appeared at Hopscotch Music Festival and
returned to the Lincoln Theatre in early 2018.
Midtown Park-Crafted with local resources,
the park is welcoming to families and pets.
Interactive fountain, concerts and theater.
4011 Cardinal at North Hills St., Raleigh
Sertoma Amphitheatre-The secret is out for
this natural setting in Cary. Popular for spring,
summer and fall concerts.
801 High House Rd., Fred G. Bond Metro Park
and Boathouse, Cary, 919.469.4061
IBMA World of Bluegrass
week-It's a conference, a
festival, an exhibit, an awards
show, a showcase for new talent.
It's all things bluegrass, each
Sept. 2018 dates: Sept. 25-29.
The Ritz-You'll be proud to say, "I saw them at
The Ritz!" A soon-to-be-legendary venue hosting
a vibrant slate of rock-and-roll acts.
2820 Industrial Dr., Raleigh, 919.424.1400
American Idol, born and raised
It seemed all of the Raleigh area was glued to their TVs in 2011 watching
Garner's Scotty McCreery compete on American Idol. His win launched
his career, and now locals and fans across the country continue to cheer
him on. :: scottymccreery.com
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