Raleigh Visitors

This is the destination you've been waiting for, because it's so many destinations in one. You'll sense it as soon as you arrive. The fun, lively vibe coursing through tree-lined streets packed with funky cafes and pubs. Endless hot spots and historical treasures, exciting hockey games and incredible area-wide celebrations...

There's so much to see and do here, you won't want to experience it alone. Use our handy listings, interactive maps and visitor information center to make the most of your visit.

Rock out in Raleigh when you want your music live and alive! Raleigh has the most live music in North Carolina with the most dates, the most venues, the most bands, the most genres-the most any Music Maniac could hope to find. That's why any music lover should bookmark themostnc.com and use it to plan a well-tuned journey to Raleigh this summer.

At themostnc.com you'll find a show on every day of the year and from one end of the destination to the other, featuring big bands, small bands, slow bands, fast bands, hard rock and soft ballads. And check out these special offers and deals to make your trip that much sweeter.

Beat the heat by getting your dose of music inside at one of downtown Raleigh's concert venues. Rock out at Slim's Downtown with Cephus (8/4), Brother Moses (8/5) and Davidians (8/12) or at The Pour House Music Hall with Windsor Oaks Band (8/7), The Aristocrats (8/11), The Shakedown (8/21) and Big Daddy Love (8/22). Lincoln Theatre keeps the calendar full with Shuggie Otis (8/1), Breathe Carolina (8/8), The Mantras (8/14) and Hard Working Americans (8/18), and Lower Dens (8/5), American Sharks (8/13), Tony Furtado (8/20) and La Luz (8/24) keep things rocking at Kings. Deep South The Bar rounds out downtown with Erin Nenni (8/6), Bobby Bryson & Co (8/7) and Ghost Note (8/15).

Can't miss: The nice summer breeze during evening outdoor music series including Summer in the Park (8/2 & 8/16) at Fred Fletcher Park, So Long Summer Music Series (8/5, 12, 19, 26) at Lafayette Village and Oak City 7 (8/6 & 20) in City Plaza. And don't miss radio hits at Koka Booth Amphitheatre from Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat (8/5) and Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick (8/12). Learn more

No matter what your destination I.D., the Raleigh area has something unique for your next visit. Browse the categories and plan your next trip to Greater Raleigh.

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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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