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The Mountain Goats, Dead Rider
The Mountain Goats, Dead Rider
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day
Two night “hometown” stand for our beloved Goats.
Absent Lovers, Roar the Engines, Icarus Airline 7:00 pm
Absent Lovers, Roar the Engines, Icarus Airline
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
Aminé, Buddy 7:00 pm
Aminé, Buddy
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
Blix, Morose Vitality, Gross Reality, Swineherd, Ose 7:00 pm
Blix, Morose Vitality, Gross Reality, Swineherd, Ose
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
It’s the return of KRAKENFEST, the occasional metal fest at the Kraken. Featuring this complete lineup: Morose Vitality, Gross Reality, Ose, Blix, Swineherd, Arghast, Novecircum
Corey Hunt Band, Tyler Hatley 7:00 pm
Corey Hunt Band, Tyler Hatley
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
Gouge Away, Drug Church, Seattle’s New Gods 7:00 pm
Gouge Away, Drug Church, Seattle’s New Gods
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
John Howie, Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, Tan and Sober Gentlemen, The Rattle and Shakes 7:00 pm
Katharine Whalen, Ellis Dyson and the Shambles, Sahara Smith 7:00 pm
Konvo the Mutant, Vinnie Dangerous, Tha Materials, Allie Capo, Tanajah 7:00 pm
Lud, North Elementary, Honey Radar, Harrison Ford Mustang 7:00 pm
Lud, North Elementary, Honey Radar, Harrison Ford Mustang
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
This show celebrates the FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY of the Cave(!!!!!)
Nym, Spherelet 7:00 pm
Nym, Spherelet
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
Soccer Tees, OPS, Scooterbabe 7:00 pm
Soccer Tees, OPS, Scooterbabe
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Bleeding Hearts, Hayvyn, Kix 7:00 pm
The Bleeding Hearts, Hayvyn, Kix
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Ghost of Saturday Nite, Machinegun Earl, The Madd Hatters, Poison Anthem, Few Good Things 7:00 pm
Zensofly, Oshun, Indigo DeSouza, Icky Bricketts 7:00 pm
Zensofly, Oshun, Indigo DeSouza, Icky Bricketts
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 6:59 pm
 
Brian Corum, Buxton 7:00 pm
Brian Corum, Buxton
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
 
Brother Galen 7:00 pm
Brother Galen
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
 
Los Acoustic Guys, Flor Amargo, Pepe P 7:00 pm
Los Acoustic Guys, Flor Amargo, Pepe P
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
 
Love and Valor, Hanna Watson, Overflow, Franklin Boone, The Wesners 7:00 pm
Milagro Saints, Young Yonder 7:00 pm
Milagro Saints, Young Yonder
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
This is the afternoon matinee.
Mumz, Gold Leather 7:00 pm
Mumz, Gold Leather
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Affectionates, Shiloh Hill, Smoke From All the Friction 7:00 pm
The Bronzed Chorus, 1970s Film Stock, Monobody 7:00 pm
The Bronzed Chorus, 1970s Film Stock, Monobody
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Backwoods Payback, Chaosmic 7:00 pm
Backwoods Payback, Chaosmic
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 6:59 pm
 
Dim Delights, Arson Daily, The Muckers 7:00 pm
Dim Delights, Arson Daily, The Muckers
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 6:59 pm
 
Doug Paisley, Twain 7:00 pm
Doug Paisley, Twain
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 6:59 pm
 
Nnenna Freelon 7:00 pm
Nnenna Freelon
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 6:59 pm
The queen of Durham jazz singers kicks off a week of amazing vocal jazz at the Fruit, courtesy of Duke Performances.
S. E. Ward, Stove, Maneka 7:00 pm
S. E. Ward, Stove, Maneka
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Cecile McLorin Salvant 7:00 pm
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 6:59 pm
Duke Performances’ week of phenomenal vocal jazz at the Fruit continues with Cecile McLorin Salvant, who is literally one of the three or four greatest jazz singers living & working today.
Charles Latham, Caleb Caudle 7:00 pm
Charles Latham, Caleb Caudle
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 6:59 pm
 
Crowmeat Bob, Sarah Louise, Jil Christensen, Sandy Ewen 7:00 pm
Reverend Justin Hylton, Dr. Lunchbox 7:00 pm
Reverend Justin Hylton, Dr. Lunchbox
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 6:59 pm
 
Simone Finally, Beau Borek 7:00 pm
Simone Finally, Beau Borek
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 6:59 pm
 
Stinking Lizaveta, The Paul Swest, People of Earth 7:00 pm
WHY?, Lala Lala 7:00 pm
WHY?, Lala Lala
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 4 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Casey Toll, Scott Sawyer, Chris Boerner, Dan Faust 7:00 pm
Frankie Cosmos, Stef Chura, Shy Boys 7:00 pm
Frankie Cosmos, Stef Chura, Shy Boys
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
 
Jeremy Squires, JB Boxter, Pony Bradshaw 7:00 pm
Jeremy Squires, JB Boxter, Pony Bradshaw
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
 
Nellie McKay 7:00 pm
Nellie McKay
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
More delightful vocal jazz courtesy of Duke Performances.
Plastic Ivy, Speaking Parts, Alene M, Scotty M 7:00 pm
Plastic Ivy, Speaking Parts, Alene M, Scotty M
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
 
Savage Knights, Pleasures, Zephyranthes, Chew 7:00 pm
Savage Knights, Pleasures, Zephyranthes, Chew
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Malpass Brothers 7:00 pm
The Malpass Brothers
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 6:59 pm
The Malpass Brothers, a classic honky-tonk country band from eastern NC, always put on a great show at the Blue Note.
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Catherine Russell 7:00 pm
Catherine Russell
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Charlie Paso, Sunset Palette, Nova One 7:00 pm
Charlie Paso, Sunset Palette, Nova One
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Daddy Long Legs, Charly Bliss, Feels 7:00 pm
Daddy Long Legs, Charly Bliss, Feels
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Deep Sleeper, Plattenbau 7:00 pm
Deep Sleeper, Plattenbau
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Monologue Bombs, Matt Douglas, Rachel Kiel, Tuckered Out 7:00 pm
Strength Betrayed, Saliva, Fall For Nothing, Embers of Idols, Broken Testimony 7:00 pm
The Jimi King Trio, Hawkins King, Stephanie Ray 7:00 pm
The Jimi King Trio, Hawkins King, Stephanie Ray
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Oblations, Natural Born Leaders, Victoria Victoria 7:00 pm
Vesperteen, Flint Eastwood, Morning Eyes 7:00 pm
Vesperteen, Flint Eastwood, Morning Eyes
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Weisstronauts 7:00 pm
Weisstronauts
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Wume, Speed Stick 7:00 pm
Wume, Speed Stick
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
Youth League, Pleasures, Chew 7:00 pm
Youth League, Pleasures, Chew
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Clang Quartet, Kiff, The Gray, Bone Shelter 7:00 pm
Clang Quartet, Kiff, The Gray, Bone Shelter
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Erie Choir, Thompson Springs, Kitten Party 7:00 pm
Erie Choir, Thompson Springs, Kitten Party
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Joey Calderazzo 7:00 pm
Joey Calderazzo
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
Joey Calderazzo has played piano with Branford Marsalis for decades; this is a comparatively rare trio set.
John Howie Jr., Hank Sinatra, Dragmatic, Antique Hearts, Larry Wayne Slaton 7:00 pm
John Howie Jr., Hank Sinatra, Dragmatic, Antique Hearts, Larry Wayne Slaton
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
This is an anti-cancer benefit show.
Karbuncle, The Geb, Rivington the Band 7:00 pm
Karbuncle, The Geb, Rivington the Band
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Lacy Jags, Autospkr, Triple X SnaXXX 7:00 pm
Lacy Jags, Autospkr, Triple X SnaXXX
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Phil Cook, Kamara Thomas, Rissi Palmer, Joel Holloway, Mavis “Swan” Poole 7:00 pm
Rene Marie 7:00 pm
Rene Marie
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
This is part of a weeklong Duke Performances series of jazz vocalists.
S.C.O.T.S., Weisstronauts, The Dex Romweber Duo 7:00 pm
S.C.O.T.S., Weisstronauts, The Dex Romweber Duo
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Skylar Gudasz, Doe Paoro 7:00 pm
Skylar Gudasz, Doe Paoro
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
Steve Hartsoe, Nathan Kornegay, Palehorse 7:00 pm
Steve Hartsoe, Nathan Kornegay, Palehorse
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Reverend Sam Experience 7:00 pm
The Reverend Sam Experience
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Lucinda Williams, Charles Lloyd and the Marvels 7:00 pm
Lucinda Williams, Charles Lloyd and the Marvels
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 6:59 pm
This show is part of the Duke Performances “In the Jazz Tradition” series.
Polyorchard 7:00 pm
Polyorchard
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 6:59 pm
This is the second installment of a monthlong residency for Polyorchard at Neptunes.
Swearin’, Dark Thoughts 7:00 pm
Swearin’, Dark Thoughts
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 6:59 pm
 
Vintage Pistol, Vista Kicks 7:00 pm
Vintage Pistol, Vista Kicks
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 6:59 pm
 
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Cloud Nothings, The Courtneys 7:00 pm
Cloud Nothings, The Courtneys
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 6:59 pm
 
Frederick the Younger, Babe Club 7:00 pm
Frederick the Younger, Babe Club
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 6:59 pm
 
He Who Walks Behind the Rows, Solemn Shapes, Hot Pink Satan 7:00 pm
Kate McGarry 7:00 pm
Kate McGarry
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 6:59 pm
This show was originally scheduled for Sunday the 9th, but was moved preemptively on account of the big winter storm coming through. Two sets, 7 and 9 p.m.
Polyorchard 7:00 pm
Polyorchard
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 6:59 pm
This is part of the ongoing Exsufflation series presented by Polyorchard at the Carrack.
Secret Boyfriend, Craow, Housefire, Floor Model, Pod Blotz 7:00 pm
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David DiDonato 7:00 pm
David DiDonato
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
Guitarist David DiDonato will be performing a live score to the film Metropolis.
Dear Desolate, Messenger Down, The Second After, ‘Til We Ignite, Pretty/Persuasive 7:00 pm
Deltoid, Black River Township, The Cult Classics, The Bronze Age 7:00 pm
Desert Secretary, Matt DeBellis 7:00 pm
Desert Secretary, Matt DeBellis
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
Josh Oliver, Andrew Marlin 7:00 pm
Josh Oliver, Andrew Marlin
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
Louis Waymore, David Burney, Big Hoss 7:00 pm
Louis Waymore, David Burney, Big Hoss
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
Qiet, Nathan Arizona and the New Mexicans, Poor Pie, Girl Werewolf 7:00 pm
Radar’s Clowns of Sedation, Will Easter and the Nomads 7:00 pm
Stray Local 7:00 pm
Stray Local
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
Teacup Gin 7:00 pm
Teacup Gin
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Roman Spring, Surrender Human 7:00 pm
The Roman Spring, Surrender Human
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Vegabonds, Kendall Street Company 7:00 pm
The Vegabonds, Kendall Street Company
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Wusses, The Beauty Operators 7:00 pm
The Wusses, The Beauty Operators
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 6:59 pm
 
Unifier, Youth League, Earther, Frontside, Juxton Roy 7:00 pm
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Chatham County Line 7:00 pm
Chatham County Line
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
This is the annual CCL holiday electric tour.
Dan Melchior, Open Field 7:00 pm
Dan Melchior, Open Field
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
Open Field is a gorgeous semi-pastoral psych band from Kenneth Stephenson, one of the founding members of the Kingsbury Manx.
David DiDonato, Ruscha, Demon Eye 7:00 pm
David DiDonato, Ruscha, Demon Eye
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
Flimsy, Gulley, Michael Daughtry 7:00 pm
Flimsy, Gulley, Michael Daughtry
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins 7:00 pm
Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
MJ Lenderman 7:00 pm
MJ Lenderman
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
STLNDRMS 7:00 pm
STLNDRMS
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Balsa Gliders, The Geb 7:00 pm
The Balsa Gliders, The Geb
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Infamous Sugar, Lil Skritt, Lazaris Pit 7:00 pm
The Infamous Sugar, Lil Skritt, Lazaris Pit
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
The Johnny Folsom 4, Robert Kirkland, Rod Abernethy, Louis Waymore, Jimmy’s Arcade 7:00 pm
The Johnny Folsom 4, Robert Kirkland, Rod Abernethy, Louis Waymore, Jimmy’s Arcade
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
This is the afternoon matinee, and is a benefit for Ashley Reaves Linden, who has been battling cancer for some time.
The Moon and You, Magnolia Project, Chessa Rich, Pippa Hoover 7:00 pm
The Shakedown 7:00 pm
The Shakedown
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
Through All This Time, Era Gone, Nova Mortis 7:00 pm
Through All This Time, Era Gone, Nova Mortis
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
Willie Painter Band 7:00 pm
Willie Painter Band
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 6:59 pm
 
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