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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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Bluegrass Breakdown at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

September 27, 2017

Enjoy incredible IBMA acts while you show at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market.

Bluegrass Ramble

September 26 – 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Members $25-$60; Non-members $30-$75

The Bluegrass Ramble is IBMA's innovative showcase series in club venues in downtown Raleigh. With over 200 showcase performances, the Ramble is the premier platform for introducing talent and new mat...

Chris Keller

September 27, 2017
  • Times: 7:30-10pm
  • Venue: Empress Room
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with $1 lifetime membership

Chris Keller will be performing live at the Empress Room.

Ed Kincaide and Jazz Synergy

September 27, 2017
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Ed Kincaide with Jazz Synergy will be performing live at C. Grace.

Ewe's Tree

September 27, 2017

Ewe's Tree will be performing live Irish music at Doherty's in Cary.

For The Neighborhood: The Dirty Grass Players

September 27, 2017
  • Times: 4-7pm
  • Venue: Larry's Coffee
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Larry's Coffee is kicking off a Bluegrass kind of weekend with The Dirty Grass Players! Enjoy live music from The Dirty Grass Players, food and beverages, a fire pit and s'mores, kids activites and ...

Joy on Fire

September 27, 2017

Joy on Fire will be performing live with Zephyranthes and The Nitrogen Tone at The Pour House Music Hall.

Karen Smedley with Three Jack Jenny and The Carolina Pinecones

September 27, 2017
  • Times: 8-11pm
  • Venue: Imurj
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

Imurj is celebrating IBMA week with Karen Smedley with Three Jack Jenny and The Carolina PineCones! Headlining tonight is Karen Smedley with Three Jack Jenny! One of Karen Smedley’s earliest me...

Nixon, Blevins & Gage

September 27, 2017

Nixon, Blevins and Gage will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Pickin' in the Pines: Johnny Folsom 4 and Canady Thomas Band

September 27, 2017

Wednesdays this fall just got a whole lot more fun with the return of Pickin' In The Pines at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre. Shows will take place on Wednesday evenings in September and October and feat...

Raleigh Uke Jam

September 27, 2017

Bring your Ukelele or just yourselves as we host the North Raleigh Uke Jam. This month we'll be focusing on bluegrass tunes as we gear up for the wide open bluegrass festival.

Salute to Bluegrass

September 25 – 29, 2017

In celebration of the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass events in our area, RDU International Airport is featuring live bluegrass musical performances in our terminals. ...

Static And Surrender

September 27, 2017
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: Deep South The Bar
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5, 21 and over

Static And Surrender will be performing live with Canadian Airports at Deep South The Bar.

On-Going Events

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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