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Raleigh, N.C., Calendar of Events

Raleigh, N.C., hosts thousands of events every year, including many enriching experiences for your visit. Looking to build your trip around something exhilarating? We've got the most music in N.C., a hopping collegiate and professional sports scene and a host of accolade-worthy, homegrown culinary and cultural festivities pioneered by our smart and passionate locals. Below, you can view and map events by day, week or month, or search for events in a certain category or area of the destination.

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September 20, 2017

Dada will be performing live with Sound & Shape at The Pour House Music Hall.

Frank Longino

September 20, 2017
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Frank Longino will be performing live at C. Grace.


September 20, 2017
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $13 advance, $15 day of

Grieves will be performing live at Kings.

Irresistable Swing

September 06 – October 18, 2017 (Recurring every 2 weeks Wednesday)
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: The Big Easy
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Irresistable Swing will be performing live jazz at The Big Easy.

Lou Padro

September 20, 2017
  • Times: 7:30-10pm
  • Venue: Empress Room
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with $1 lifetime membership

Lou Padro will be performing live at the Empress Room.

Mercury and Lightning Tour featuring The Brilliance and LaPeer

September 20, 2017
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Lincoln Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $18-$35

John Mark McMillan presents the Mercury and Lightning Tour at the Lincoln Theatre with special guests The Brilliance and LaPeer.

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas

September 20, 2017

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas, with special guest Chronixx, will be perofrming live at Red Hat Amphitheater.

Pickin' in the Pines: Lorraine Jordan

September 20, 2017

Lorraine Jordan is affectionately known as the "Lady of Tradition" in the bluegrass community, Lorraine Jordan grew up around bluegrass music on the coast of North Carolina. She now r...

The Barred Owls

September 20, 2017

The Barred Owls will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

The Rocketz with The Silver Shine and Motorbilly

September 20, 2017
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: The Maywood
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $10; 21 and over

The Rocketz will be performing live with The Silver Shine and Motorbilly at The Maywood.

Tom Neuhauser

September 20, 2017

Tom Neuhauser will be performing live Irish music at Doherty's in Cary.

On-Going Events

Beginners' Bluegrass Jam

September 21, 2016 – September 20, 2017 (Recurring monthly on the 3rd Wednesday)

Live Music and Drink Specials at The Architect

Starting July 5, 2017 (Every Wednesday)
Open Social Area

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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