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North Carolina State Fair (October)

  • 1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607

Averaging one million attendees, the N.C. State Fair is the state’s largest annual event. The 11-day fair features livestock, agricultural, arts and cultural exhibits, an amusement midway and nightly, nationally acclaimed musical performances. Held each year during mid-Oct. Advance tickets available online.

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Magnolia Still

  • October 13, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass band Magnolia Still will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Fest... View Details

Mel Melton and The Wicked Mojos

  • October 13, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Blues group Mel Melton and The Wicked Mojos will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Fe... View Details

Youth Choral Competition

  • October 13, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Middle and high school choruses from across North Carolina will be competing at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at th... View Details

Here As In Heaven: Raleigh with Elevation Church

  • October 14, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Elevation Church Praise Band will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fa... View Details

Katie Basden

  • October 14, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Katie Basden will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina St... View Details

Lotus Sun

  • October 14, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Rock and roll fusion group Lotus Sun will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival ... View Details

Lud

  • October 14, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock group Lud will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina... View Details

Matt Phillips and The Philharmonic

  • October 14, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Blues group Matt Phillips and The Philharmonic will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown ... View Details

Tellico

  • October 14, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass band Tellico will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festiv... View Details

Blanko Basnet

  • October 15, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Rock group Blanko Basnet, featuring members of Hammer No More the Fingers and Canine Heart Sounds, will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Wate... View Details

Delta Rae with Katelyn Read

  • October 15, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Delta Rae will be performing live with folk and blues singer Katelyn Read at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North ... View Details

Erie Choir

  • October 15, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock group Erie Choir, featuring members of Sorry About Dresden and several other local bands, will be performing live on the Kitche... View Details

Fireside Collective

  • October 15, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Folk group Fireside Collective will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Fes... View Details

Larry Frick

  • October 15, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Country musician Larry Frick will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the N... View Details

Mickey Mills

  • October 15, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Reggae musician Mickey Mills will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the N... View Details

Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band

  • October 16, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at t... View Details

Captain and The Keels

  • October 16, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Captain and The Keels will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Ca... View Details

Chris Lane with Kasey Tyndall

  • October 16, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Chris Lane will be performing live with Kasey Tyndall at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fair.... View Details

Doug Davis and The Solid Citizens

  • October 16, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Doug Davis and The Solid Citizens will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the N... View Details

Jonathan Byrd

  • October 16, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Folk rock musician Jonathan Byrd will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music F... View Details

OC7 Next Generation

  • October 16, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Young artist showcase OC7 Next Generation, featuring performances by country singer Morgan Williams, folk and pop artist Savannah Smith and grunge t... View Details

Absent Lovers

  • October 17, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Absent Lovers will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina S... View Details

Russ Varnell and his Too Country Band

  • October 17, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Russ Varnell and his Too Country Band will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival... View Details

Sarah Shook and The Disarmers

  • October 17, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Country band Sarah Shook and The Disarmers will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Musi... View Details

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

  • October 17, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will be performing live with Jim Quick & Coastline at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festiv... View Details

The Harris Brothers

  • October 17, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Harris Brothers will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at th... View Details

Ben and Eric Marshall

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass duo Ben and Eric Marshall will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown... View Details

Jo Gore Trio

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Soul and jazz group the Jo Gore Trio will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival ... View Details

Lockdown

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Blues and soul group Lockdown will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the ... View Details

NC State Fair Folk Festival

  • October 18, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The North Carolina Fair Folk Festival, a folk music competition, will take place at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festi... View Details

Norlina

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Country group Norlina will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Ca... View Details

The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Dorton Arena
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fa... View Details

440th Army Band

  • October 19, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The 440th Army Band will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Caro... View Details

Counter Clockwise String Band

  • October 19, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass group the Counter Clockwise String Band will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of... View Details

Superchunk with Skylar Gudasz

  • October 19, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock group Superchunk will be performing live with Skylar Gudasz at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Car... View Details

A Night of Praise

  • October 20, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Unity Choir from Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Instrument of Praise Concert Chorale and the Salvation and Deliverance Church Choir wil... View Details

Happy Abandon

  • October 20, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock band Happy Abandon will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the ... View Details

Jon Stickley Trio

  • October 20, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass band Jon Stickley Trio will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Mu... View Details

Josh Phillips

  • October 20, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Country musician Josh Phillips will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the... View Details

Wailin' Storms

  • October 20, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Doom-punk band Wailin' Storms will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the ... View Details

ASG

  • October 21, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Metal band ASG will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina ... View Details

Bryan Mayer

  • October 21, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Country musician Bryan Mayer will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the N... View Details

Christiane and The Strays

  • October 21, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass group Christiane and The Strays will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Hom... View Details

Corrosion of Conformity

  • October 21, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Hardcore punk and heavy metal band Corrosion of Conformity will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at t... View Details

Jphono1

  • October 21, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock group Jphono1 will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North... View Details

Time Sawyer

  • October 21, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Folk group Time Sawyer will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North C... View Details

Ed Stephenson and The Paco Band

  • October 22, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Flamenco ensemble Ed Stephenson and The Paco Band will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegro... View Details

Kick-A-Verse Showcase

  • October 22, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Kick-A-Verse Showcase, featuring hip hop artists from across the triangle, will be presented on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as p... View Details

Kooley High

  • October 22, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Hip hop/rock band Kooley High will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North... View Details

Steady Drive

  • October 22, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass band Steady Drive will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the Homegrown Music F... View Details

The Sammies

  • October 22, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Rock band The Sammies will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Ca... View Details

Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute

  • October 22, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute, featuring live performances by the Johnny Folsom 4 and friends, will take place at Dorton Arena as part of th... View Details

An Evening with Maceo Parker

  • October 23, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Funk and jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina St... View Details

Body Games

  • October 23, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Electronic indie trio Body Games will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at t... View Details

Hank, Pattie and The Current

  • October 23, 2016
  • Location: Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bluegrass band Hank, Pattie and The Current will be performing live on the Heritage Circle Bluegrass Stage as part of the H... View Details

OC7 Next Generation

  • October 23, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Young artist showcase OC7 Next Generation, featuring performances by folk pop artist Anna Vtipil, rock group UrMom and folk pop duo Brookie and Kay,... View Details

Shirlette Ammons

  • October 23, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Hip hop musician Shirlette Ammons will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at ... View Details

Urban Soil

  • October 23, 2016
  • Location: Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Urban Soil will be performing live on the Kitchen Craft Waterfall Stage as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina Stat... View Details

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