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Music Mania!

Discover for yourself why North Carolina’s capital city is the state’s hottest live music destination. From big-budget touring productions to free, weekly music festivals, Greater Raleigh’s got the most live music of any destination in North Carolina.

Come back to, your one-stop source for great information, special offers and deals and calendars showing the hottest live music events in Greater Raleigh.

Music Mania Calendar


Greater Raleigh’s Most Complete Music Calendar

Music Maniacs are singing a happy tune with Greater Raleigh’s most complete music calendar on! A wall-to-wall resource of music events makes it as easy as the click of a mouse to find comprehensive listings of music events by date! Click here

Music Venues in Greater Raleigh, N.C.Most live music in N.C.
Live Music Venues

From smaller clubs to outdoor venues and hi-tech arenas setting the stage for your favorite touring band, Greater Raleigh has more live music venues than any other destination in N.C. Click here
  Hotel deals in Greater Raleigh, N.C.Travel smart
Hotel Deals and More

Travel smart with hotel packages and deals created specifically for music fans traveling to Greater Raleigh for shows.  Click here
Young CardinalsFeatured local artist
Young Cardinals

The music is real. The songs are genuine. As a result, the fans have come naturally. Check out Young Cardinals, drawing influence from artists such as Radiohead, Deftones and Tom Waits, Sept. 4, at Hopscotch Music Festival. Click here
  Lincoln TheatreFeatured music venue
Lincoln Theatre

A haven for singer-songwriters, rock fans and a plethora of cover bands year-round, this former movie theater is home to one of the best sound and lighting systems in the area. Click here

  Contests and SweepstakesPrizes galore
Contests and Sweepstakes

Greater Raleigh is without a doubt an affordable destination to visit, and you can even enter to win a chance to visit the area for free this summer during Music Mania. Learn more about chances to win a music-filled getaway! Click here
Greater Raleigh, N.C., music news and happenings
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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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