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Fall Out Boy and …

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Sam Smith

Jul 23, 2015
Capitol Records recording artist Sam Smith will return to North …
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A series of productions celebrating the impact and timeless popularity of Shakespeare, presented by the area's most auspicious arts institutions–from Jan. to June 2015...more

Raleigh, N.C., 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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Irregardless Cafe and Catering

  • 901 W. Morgan St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

Award winning Irregardless Cafe has been nourishing the community with delicious meals, attentive service and live music from talented entertainers from around the Triangle since 1975. And speaking ...More

Rum Runners

  • 208 E. Martin St.
    City Market
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Located downtown in City Market, Rum Runners is home to the famous Dueling Piano Show (check YouTube for videos of this GREAT entertainment). Open Wed. through Sat. with drink specials nightly. ...More

Basic Listings

29Ten Resto & Bar

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

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

Alchemy

  • 606 Glenwood Ave.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.615.0638

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 27617-7514
  • Area: RDU/Brier Creek
  • Phone: 919.781.2444

Apex Wings

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

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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