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30 Sep

Bluegrass Ramble

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 02, 2014
The Bluegrass Ramble (named after a famous Bill Monroe …
30 Sep

Wide Open Bluegrass …

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Litmus Gallery & Studios will showcase 2-D and 3-D artwork …
3 Oct

PNC presents Wide …

Oct 03, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Wide Open Bluegrass is the urban bluegrass music festival that …
11 Oct

Paragon Ragtime …

Oct 11, 2014
Escape to another time when silent film was all the rage, …
15 Oct

The Importance of …

Oct 15, 2014 — Oct 19, 2014
William Peace Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's "The …
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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 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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Featured Listings

Irregardless Cafe

  • 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

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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

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

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

Backyard Bistro

  • 1235 Hurricane Alley Way
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.851.6203

 

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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