Events
4 Sep

Hopscotch Music …

Sep 04, 2014 — Sep 06, 2014
Three days, 160 bands, Downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music …
6 Sep

Jason Aldean

Sep 06, 2014
Jason Aldean performs with special guests Florida Georgia Line …
12 Sep

Demi Lovato

Sep 12, 2014
Multi-talented, platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato is …
13 Sep

Farm Aid

Sep 13, 2014
Farm Aid is coming to Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, …
18 Sep

Tom Petty and The …

Sep 18, 2014
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will kick off their 2014 North …
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Get to Greater Raleigh for a Summer of Music Mania. From big-budget touring productions to free, weekly music festivals, we've got the most live music of any destination in N.C....more

Greater Raleigh Music Venues

Now the live music capital of North Carolina, Greater Raleigh plays host to a wide variety of artists in a wide array of settings. Whether you see one show or a dozen this year, Music Maniacs are sure to go crazy over having so many great Raleigh area music venues so close together.

Experience a "who's who" roster of live musicians at long-time area favorite Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, or see why Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre has been voted the nation's best small concert venue.

Revel in the intimacy of smaller shows at the North Carolina Museum of Art's Bryan Theater, immerse yourself in the full-on charge of PNC Arena shows, or take in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts' suite of live-performance venues. The choices, and the range of musicians, are unique and varied.

All told, 85+ venues ranging from small bars to lively restaurants to dedicated music halls welcome all types of musicians and Music Maniacs.

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