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1 Aug

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ …

Aug 01, 2014 — Aug 02, 2014
Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon …
2 Aug

James Taylor

Aug 02, 2014
Grammy® Award-winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame …
3 Aug

Jennifer Nettles

Aug 03, 2014
Powerhouse vocalist Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland is embarking …
5 Aug

Gavin DeGraw and …

Aug 05, 2014
Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson will play Red Hat Amphitheater …
13 Aug

OneRepublic with …

Aug 13, 2014
OneRepublic's Native Summer Tour with The Script stops in …
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Greater Raleigh Nightlife

What kind of area ranks at the top of America's Best Places for Singles, Cities That Rock and Best Small Concert Venues? Only a place with the big-city energy yet small-town approachability of Greater Raleigh. Experience five pulsing entertainment districts in downtown Raleigh, a staggering array of live music venues and touring musicians throughout the area and world-class, live-performance facilities for the arts. However you define fun and entertainment, the area nightlife probably can fit the bill, with its bars and pubs, comedy clubs, dance clubs, sports bars and more.

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Basic Listings

29Ten Resto & Bar

  • 2910 Hillsborough St.
  • Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.803.8093

42nd St. Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

  • 508 W. Jones St.
  • Glenwood South
  • Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.831.2811

606 Lounge

  • 606 Glenwood Ave.
  • Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.2066

After 5 North Raleigh's Lounge & Grill

  • 7361 Six Forks Rd.
  • Celebration at Six Forks
  • Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.848.3812

Ambis 1 Nightclub

  • 4000 Atlantic Ave.
  • Ste. 180
  • Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.501.2023

Angus Barn

  • 9401 Glenwood Ave.
  • Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Area: RDU/Brier Creek
  • Phone: 919.781.2444

Apex Wings

  • 518 E. Williams St.
  • Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.387.0082

Aurora

  • 2526 Hillsborough St.
  • Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.741.4269

Aversboro Restaurant & Sports Bar

  • 1411 Aversboro Rd.
  • Garner, NC 27529
  • Area: Garner
  • Phone: 919.779.6661

Aviator Brewing Tap House

  • 600 E. Broad St.
  • Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Area: Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone: 919.552.8826

 

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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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