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Summer Rocks in Greater Raleigh

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Summer Rocks in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2009)—Greater Raleigh is home to some of the greatest hits and new hit
wonders. The sounds that play this season will turn Raleigh into an illuminated jukebox. It is a
destination ignited with a medley of favorites and with tunes that make the heart sing. We
invite you to turn up the volume, sing and dance to the music and join us as Raleigh transforms
into a music box of Spring and Summer fun.

Headliners Head to Raleigh
If you’re stuck in traffic on any of Raleigh’s major highways on April 22, that means you’re not
at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek enjoying the live performance of Dave
Matthews Band. As one of Raleigh’s most hailed artists, Dave Matthews in concert performs to
a sold out crowd, every year. With each visit, the event becomes an instilled tradition and more
covetous, yet. Songs from the group’s newest as-of-yet untitled album are expected to be
performed in the company of some 20, 000 fans. In fact, why not just take a mid-week musical
respite and spend it listening to the all-time King of Relaxation, once again, at the Pavilion. On
April 23, Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band will kick off the Summerzcool 2009 Tour and
they are calling all Parrotheads to the their paradise. Keith Urban with Sugarland will perform at
the RBC Center on June 19 as part of his Escape Together World Tour. The show will feature
new songs from his new album, Born to Love, which is set to be released in late March. For
tickets, please call 919. Just before the cold of the fall season arrives, Coldplay will wrap up
Raleigh’s summer hitlist, with their Viva La Vida world tour performance on August 6, at Time
Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek.

•Tickets for all shows are available through www.LiveNation.com•

Classical Favorites
On April 24, Yanni returns to enchant us all with his intense passion for music, at the RBC
Center. The Yanni Voices Tour will debut his new music and introduce some of the most
promising young voices that Yanni and producer Ric Wake have discovered and developed to
dazzle us with song. For tickets, visit www.LiveNation.com. The North Carolina Symphony will
move outdoors, on May 31 for the kickoff of Summerfest 2009, an outdoor concert series at
Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park. Some of this season’s events include the Cirque de la
Symphonie, a performance of acrobatic feats that are performed to orchestral masterpieces
and Preservation Hall Jazz Band will present a Big Easy spirit of New Orleans sound. All concerts
will take place every Saturday from May 31through July 18. For a complete listing of all the
Summerfest concerts please visit http://www.boothamphitheatre.com/. The Bud Light Live
Concert Series presents Downtown Live from May 30 through July 25. This free concert series
will draw over 70,000 music fans of all ages to listen and watch performers such as by
Candlebox, Filter, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and The Charlie Daniels Band take the stage and
rock out in Historic Moore’s Square Park. Food and spirits are available for sale For more
information and dates, please visit http://www.raleighdowntownlive.com/index.php.

By Venue
Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park http://www.boothamphitheatre.com/

Movies by Moonlight Series—June-August (Thursday nights)
Summerfest: NC Symphony Concert Series—May 31-July 18
Great Grapes! Wine, Arts and Music Festival—April 18
Carolina Bluegrass Festival—May 17

Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek

Dave Matthews Band—April 22
Jimmy Buffet and Coral Reefer Band—April 23
Coldplay-August 6

RBC Center http://www.rbccenter.com

Yanni Voices—April 24
Keith Urban with Sugarland—June 29

Downtown Raleigh

Budlight Concert Series http://www.raleighdowntownlive.com/schedule.php
- Joan Jett and the Blackhearts—July 11
- Charlie Daniels Band—July 25

General Mention of Indie Bands at Lincoln Theatre

David Allan Coe—March 1 and 21
The Breakfast Club—March 28
Bone Thugs N Harmony w/ O Period/ Inflowential/ The Beast—April 11

By Date

David Allan Coe—March 1 and 21 (Lincoln)
The Breakfast Club—March 28 (Lincoln)
Bone Thugs N Harmony w/ O Period/ Inflowential/ The Beast—April 11 (Lincoln)
Great Grapes! Wine, Arts and Music Festival—April 18 (Koka)
Dave Matthews Band—April 22 (Walnut)
Jimmy Buffet and Coral Reefer Band—April 23 (Walnut)
Yanni Voices—April 24 (RBC)
Carolina Bluegrass Festival—May 17 (Koka)
Summerfest: NC Symphony Concert Series—May 31-July 18 (Koka)
Keith Urban with Sugarland—June 29 (RBC)
Movies by Moonlight Series June-August (Koka)
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts—July 11 (BL)
Charlie Daniels Band—July 25 (BL)
Coldplay-August 6 (Walnut)

Venues

  • Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park http://www.boothamphitheatre.com/
  • Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
  • RBC Center http://www.rbccenter.com
  • Downtown Raleigh- Budlight Concert Series http://www.raleighdowntownlive.com/schedule.php
  • General Mention of Indie Bands at Lincoln Theatre http://www.lincolntheatre.com/

 

Related Document:   summer-rocks-raleigh.pdf

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