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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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Art in the Evening: Peter Lamb and the Wolves

September 30, 2016

Peter Lamb and the Wolves trio will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art as the perfect start to your weekend. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax with a gla...

Bill West

September 30, 2016

Bill West will be performing live at Abbey Road Tavern.

Cardinal Tradition

September 30, 2016

Cardinal Tradition will be performing Bluegrass music live with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road and Banjowind at Lorraine's Coffee House.


September 30, 2016

Local singer/songwriter Christiane will perform live at Woody's on Sept. 30!

Circus Mutt

September 30, 2016

Bluegrass band Circus Mutt will be performing live at Aviator Tap House.

Copland Classics

November 4, 2015 – November 5, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man. Copland: Our Town. Barber: Symphony No. 1. Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia . John Williams: Overture from The Cowboys. Copland: Suite from Billy the Kid.

Dave & Rory

September 30, 2016

Dave & Rory will be performing live at Abbey Road Tavern.

David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition

September 30, 2016

Bluegrass musicians David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House.

Dirty Remnants

September 30, 2016

Dirty Remnants will be performing live with Colossus, Hayvyn and Knightmare at Slim's Downtown.

EG Peters Band

September 30, 2016

EG Peters Band will be performing live at Woody's Sports Tavern.

Exhibition: BanjoStand

September 27 – October 1, 2016

Artist Bland Hoke's popular interactive public art project Banjostand will return for 2016's World of Bluegrass event Sept. 27-Oct. 1. New additions include a special banjo made for Sir Walter, fantas...

Friday Night Tributes: Zac Brown Band Tribute

September 30, 2016
  • Times: 7-9pm
  • Venue: Midtown Park
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Join North Hills for the fourth season of the Friday Night Tributes Series. This feel good music series highlights music we all know and love. The series appeals to young and old alike, pa...

Garth Robertson

September 30, 2016

Garth Robertson will be performing live at Doherty's in Apex.

Heads Up Penny

September 30, 2016

Acoustic duo Heads Up Penny will be performing live at Chef's Palette Restaurant.

Holiday Pops

November 13, 2015 – November 26, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The North Carolina Symphonys Holiday Pops is a musical tradition that hopes to fill your heart with cheer. Enjoy all your holiday favorites and asing-a-long.

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