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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
Shelby MerchantFeatured local artist
Shelby Merchant

With three well-written albums, Merchant has been featured on NPR and held number-one spots on independent music charts. Don't miss him at Holly Springs's My Way Tavern, Sept. 24. Click here
  Slim's DowntownFeatured music venue
Slim's Downtown

Slim's may be your quintessential hole-in-the wall venue. It's a perfect place to see local indie and punk bands while experiencing the "local and underground" atmosphere. Click here

  Schoolkids RecordsFor the music collector
Vinyl Record Stores

From Schoolkids Records, one of the longest-operating record stores in the entire country, to Nice Price Books, a used-book store that offers a great selection of vinyl, and more, you'll find plenty of used and new records here. Click here
Greater Raleigh, N.C., music news and happenings
Tips for Seeing Shows in Greater Raleigh, N.C.

Featured artist photo credit: Shelby Merchant
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