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Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in Raleigh; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in Raleigh. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in Raleigh to dance your heart out.

The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.

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15 Dec 2023 Mala Influencia-EVERYONE FREE FRIDAYS Patio Nightclub, Raleigh
17 Dec 2023 The Night Rider Presents Pageant Did Someone Say Party The Night Rider, Raleigh
29 Dec 2023 Ultimo Viernes De El Ao-EVERYONE FREE FRIDAYS Patio Nightclub, Raleigh
22 Dec 2023 Sexy Mrs. Claus-EVERYONE FREE FRIDAYS Patio Nightclub, Raleigh
07 Jan 2024 Raleigh Speed Dating (Ages 32-44) Singles Night Fancy a Go Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Raleigh
13 Jan 2024 Speed Dating in Raleigh (Ages 25-39) Saturday Event Fancy A Go The Haymaker, Raleigh
21 Jan 2024 Raleigh Speed Dating (Ages 32-44) Singles Event Fancy a Go Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Raleigh
31 Dec 2023 2024 New Years Eve Gala at the Museum of Natural Sciences NC Museum of Natural Sciences - Nature Research Center, Raleigh
14 Feb 2024 BE MY VALENTINE BASH Raleigh Speed Dating Fancy a Go The Haymaker, Raleigh
15 Feb 2024 Documentary Film Screening Breaking the News D. H. Hill Jr. Library, Raleigh

Music In Raleigh

The capital of North Carolina, Raleigh was founded in 1792. It is a charming city with a beautiful downtown area with many museums, art galleries and other attractions. Raleigh’s culture is vibrant and diversified with art galleries, food and music scene gaining a reputation among locals as well as tourists. Live music Raleigh is an emerging and energizing scene with almost all genre artists and bands.

Raleigh Music Scene

Raleigh is home and host to a wide and diverse variety of artists and bands. An eclectic music scene with concerts, music gigs, live music in Raleigh for many genres happening throughout the year. Some of the famous Raleigh music bands and artists are- Ryan Adams, Alesana, Corrosion of Conformity, Clay Aiken, and Tift Merritt. Raleigh has it all in terms of music- big bands, small bands, fast bands, slow bands, hard rock bands, ballad bands, and solo artists. A music lover here is spoilt for choices with the easy availability of any music one can hope for.

Raleigh Music Venues

With an itinerary of music shows and gigs, there are a plethora of music venues in Raleigh. It has large-scale arenas, concert halls, night clubs, and pubs. All found here, all venues working together to fire-up the music atmosphere for both residents and visitors. Some of the large-scale Raleigh music venues are Coastal Credit Union Music Park and Red Hat Amphitheatre. Few smaller concert halls are Kings and the Pour House Music Hall. Kings Raleigh is the focal point of the music scene in Raleigh with many local and international bands performing here. The Pour House Music hall is famous for the best eclectic mix of national and local bands. The Deep South the Bar is known for its local wines, beers, liquor and music with an open patio. The Ritz Raleigh is a posh music venue in Raleigh. It has several concerts, shows happening throughout. Slim’s Raleigh is the oldest music venue with an intimate setting. 

With such a thriving and emerging music scene, music classes in Raleigh are also very famous. Some of the prominent institutes and schools for music classes are Raleigh Music Academy, North Raleigh School of Music, Community Music school and Carolina school of music.

Raleigh Music Festival

Music in Raleigh is a big thing, with music festivals and concerts in Raleigh happening throughout the year. The Hopscotch music festival is one of the major attractions and biggest music festival in Raleigh. In fact, it is one of America’s not to be missed event with numerous live performances across genres. Wide open Bluegrass is a two-day music festival in Raleigh with many fun activities, delicious food and beer enveloped in performing artists. Dreamville festival is on day celebration of local culture with food, art and music performances. Some of the other prominent music festivals in Raleigh are Sunfest, First Night Raleigh, and Beericana Craft beer and Music festival. All these festivals attract a lot of tourists as well as provide entertainment to the residents. 

Where Can I Listen To Live Music In Raleigh?

From some of the top music venues hosting concerts and music events in Raleigh, we have all that you need.
Enjoy musical nights, karaoke events and concerts at live music venues in Raleigh:

  • The Big Easy NC
  • Tin Roof Raleigh
  • The Pour House Music Hall & Record Shop
  • Imurj - The Artists' Cafe
  • Carolina Ale House
  • Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Proof Five Points
  • The Point at Glenwood
  • The Pour House Music Hall
  • Tapworks
  • Growler USA
  • The Irregardless Cafe
  • Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
  • North Carolina Museum of History
  • Nickelpoint Brewing Co.
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