Melvins @ Cat’s Cradle

Melvins @ Cat’s Cradle

Melvins Monday, May 7, 2018 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro Lan and I have seen the Melvins open for just about every band in the late 90s but we’ve never been to a Melvins headlining show. Gonna see NIN? Melvins are opening. Tool? Melvins. Manson?...
Toadies and Local H at Motorco

Toadies and Local H at Motorco

The Toadies with Local H October 24th @ Motorco The RDU Music staff was approached about covering a Tuesday night show in Durham. That’s one strike for a weeknight and another for Durham. [That shit is like 30 minutes away! – Ed.] It’s a good thing...
Manchester Orchestra @ Ritz

Manchester Orchestra @ Ritz

Manchester Orchestra October 4th, 2017 @ Ritz Raleigh It was a busy week for RDU Music and the Ritz as we attended two shows in two nights. In the famous words of Roger Murtaugh, “I’m getting too old for this shit.” It’s a good thing that...
Raleigh Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 Part Two

Raleigh Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 Part Two

Downtown Raleigh I think I finally figured out the key to surviving my…6th?…Hopscotch festival: Leave early. Not like “early bird special” early but maybe early enough that you can get to bed by about 1am because you have at least 2 more days...
Raleigh Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 Part One

Raleigh Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 Part One

Downtown Raleigh Hopscotch is akin to the Super Bowl for us here at RDU Music. We haven’t been very active this summer because we were apparently saving ourselves for this particular weekend, to which we showed up in full-force. For more of Lan’s stunning...