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311 performing in Raleigh, North Carolina at Red Hat Amphitheater 2016

311 @ Red Hat

311 with Matisyahu Sunday, July 24th, 2016 - Red Hat Amphitheater It was a busy weekend for the staff of RDU Music with two shows in two days. The best part was that each show was planted firmly on the opposite end of the musical spectrum. From the depressive, pummeling noise-metal spectacle of Dragged into Sunlight to the good-time, rockin' alterna-funk style of LA-by-way-of-Omaha's 311. What a time to be alive. Due to our late night on Saturday, RDU Music [...]

The Australian Pink Floyd Show @ Red Hat

The Australian Pink Floyd Show / Led Zeppelin 2 Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Red Hat Amphitheater, Downtown Raleigh — Classic Rock is terrible. I said it. For every Tom Petty, there are 20 Bachman Turner Overdrives. The odds are against our eardrums. I can’t think of any genre where the cream has such an immense distance to travel before rising to the top. But once you hit that upper echelon, you achieve a state of nirvana. Apparently, a couple thousand […]

Marilyn Manson @ Red Hat Amphitheater

Marilyn Manson & Smashing Pumpkins at Raleigh Red Hat Amphitheater

The End Times Tour Smashing Pumpkins / Marilyn Manson Sunday, July 26. 2015 Red Hat Amphitheater, Downtown Raleigh — I pulled into a parking garage near Red Hat Amphitheater on Sunday night in downtown Raleigh (or DTR if you’re nasty) with the entire RDU Music staff in tow. I was hungover from a party in Clayton the night before (don’t ask) but I was honestly giddy for the prospect of seeing two bands who played such integral parts of my […]

Faith No More Promo

Faith No More coming to Red Hat

1998 was a rough year. President Bill Clinton was impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice. The Soviet ruble lost 70% of its value against the US dollar in 6 months. U.N.I.C.E.F. reported there were approximately 250 million child laborers worldwide. We lost Phil Hartman. Faith No More and Refused both broke up. Never in our wildest dreams did the then-teenage staff of RDU Music think that in the year of our Lord 2015, we would be in possession of […]