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Category - Live Music

A World of Bluegrass, Online

Monday, June 29, 2020, 9am by David Menconi

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. While the coronavirus shutdown has canceled thousands of music events worldwide, Raleigh, N.C.'s annual bluegrass shindig will go on this fall—albeit in a very different form. The...
Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Prior to the COVID-19 shutdown, it's safe to say the live music scene in Raleigh, N.C., was thriving. Major festivals dotted the 2020 calendar, outdoor venues were just getting ready to announce...

Live Music Streams from Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 2pm by David Menconi

Even though Raleigh, N.C.'s nightclubs, theaters and arenas are dark and empty due to the nationwide coronavirus quarantine shutdown, some musicians have stepped up to fill the live-music void with online streamed performances. A lot of these are catch-as-catch-can, often announced with little...
Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. The ongoing COVID-19 virus shutdown has temporarily brought Raleigh’s nightlife and live-music scene to a halt, but lots of venues, musicians and listeners are adapting as best they can to the
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Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 8am 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...
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...
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,