The music is hot in Greater Raleigh, N.C.!

Discover for yourself why Greater Raleigh is the state's hottest live music destination. From big-budget touring productions to free, weekly music festivals, we've got the most live music of any destination in N.C. So much live music in fact, that you can experience a Summer of Music Mania! Come back to visitRaleigh.com as your one-stop source for great information. And bookmark this calendar of every live music event in Greater Raleigh this summer; don't miss the hottest concerts of the year!

Music Mania!  •  September 2014 Music Mania Calendar  •  Music Maniac hotel deals

Visit Greater Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina's state capital area, where the things to do and see—museums, history, the arts, sports, shopping, music—are as unexpected and electrifying as the area's innovative mindset. Take a deep breath and recharge at hotels where staff will treat you with genuine Southern hospitality. Study the flavors in unforgettable meals at restaurants where you'll taste the area's newfound culinary creativity. Experience one of the most dynamic (and affordable) destinations in the Southeast. We hope to see you soon!

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Hotel for Music Mania - Best Western Plus Cary- NC State Only 4 miles from the downtown and centrally located we will print off any directions you may have need of in order to ensure you have a stress-free trip to your concert locations. With this package you will …
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18 Sep

Tom Petty and The …

Sep 18, 2014
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will kick off their 2014 North …
27 Sep

The Head and the …

Sep 27, 2014
Seattle-based indie folk-rock band The Head and the Heart …
30 Sep

Bluegrass Ramble

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 02, 2014
The Bluegrass Ramble (named after a famous Bill Monroe …
30 Sep

Wide Open Bluegrass …

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Litmus Gallery & Studios will showcase 2-D and 3-D artwork …
3 Oct

PNC presents Wide …

Oct 03, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Wide Open Bluegrass is the urban bluegrass music festival that …
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Hotels
With a new, state-of-the-art lobby, this cozy hotel is minutes away from downtown Raleigh
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Restaurants
Perfect for a date night, this spot offers delicious cuisine and live jazz and bluegrass
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Blogs
De La Soul headlines City Plaza. Dig into the first night of Hopscotch Music Festival.
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