Category - Live Music

Update (Sept. 4, 12:30pm): Due to expected weather conditions, Main Stage shows on Thurs. night will now take place at The Ritz (instead of City Plaza). The Ritz is just a short drive from downtown Raleigh—get directions here. Get more details on the schedule update here. When the Hopscotch...

Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, August 09, 2019, 6pm by visitRaleigh

Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, local shops, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot. Here's how to eat, drink, dance and...
Tried-and-true recipe for a great time: a dash of warm weather, a heap of live music and plenty of good friends. With the most live music in North Carolina, Raleigh knows how to rock the summer! The area's outdoor concert venues hit all the right notes when putting together the summer schedule,

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: May 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019, 10am by visitRaleigh

Hello, May! A busy spring continues in the Raleigh area this month—longer days and lots of sunshine mean it's time to get outdoors and explore. Temperatures have hit a sweet spot, patios are open, picnics are in full swing, the calendar is packed with major events and there's never...
With outdoor concert season coming into full swing again this spring, the Raleigh area's live music calendar is packed with awesome shows. It's a prime time to check out some new artists and to see your favorite bands on tour. Here are 30+ picks to help you start planning your Raleigh road...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: February 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6pm by visitRaleigh

Hello, February! The shortest month of the year means there's no time to waste—we've got hockey games, ballet dates and must-see concerts that can no longer wait. Here's what we're doing this month! Krispy Kreme Challenge Feb. 2 One of America's most unique running...

Hopscotch Music Festival 2018 Music Venues

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 9pm by visitRaleigh

Get to know the downtown Raleigh, N.C., music venues set to host Hopscotch Music Festival (Sept. 6-8), "one of the best and most eclectic music festivals in America," according to SPIN. Get the scoop on the dozen venues below, plus some tips to help along the way. City Plaza Located in the...