Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Cool shows this week: Rockin' the Park and more!

Thursday, June 19: Greg Rice and Stephen Gardner, Sadlack's

Greg plays keys for The Cartridge Family; Stephen drums for The Cartridge Family and sings and plays guitar for The T's. Not sure what they'll be doing, but it'll be early and free so check it out. 7 p.m.

Friday, June 20: Double Negative with Tooth and more at Bull City Headquarters
Raleigh's hardcore kings bring their message to the masses in Durham. $5; 8 p.m.

Friday, June 20: Teenage Prayers with Hymns at Slim's
Apparently this show has been CANCELLED.

Friday, June 20: Here Lies ... with Praetorius, Berkeley Cafe
Metal featuring a line-up with roots in several other Raleigh metal bands. Craig Hilton, who got back from a European tour showcasing his improv works, plays guitar.

Saturday, June 21: Milemarker with Fin Fang Foom and Bellefea, Local 506
Legendary semi-local band returns.

Saturday, June 21: the T's at Slim's

One of the best bands in the Triangle, with The Names -- whose videos you can check out here.

Saturday, June 21: The Annuals, ArtsCenter

Saturday, June 21: The Old Ceremony, Pour House

Sunday, June 22: Portastatic, Duke Gardens
Outdoor show, part of a summer series that also includes Bowerbirds (June 29). Get more info here

Sunday, June 22: Wye Oak and Pontiak, Local 506
I don't know anything about Wye Oak, but Pontiak rocked my socks off when I saw them last year at Reservoir. Both bands are from Baltimore.

Sunday June 122: Rockin' the Park, Durham Farmer's Market Pavilion
Beloved Binge, Wigg Report and Sequoya are among the bands playing this concert/picnic. Bring something to throw on the grill, and enjoy the music! Free! 2-7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 25: I Was Totally Destroying It with Soft Company and The Never, Local 506

Friday, June 27: Suburban Sweethearts, Slim's
Local supergroup featuring members of the Bleeding Hearts and Sir Arthur, with guitar god Erik Sugg.

Saturday, June 28: The Rock 'n' Shop Market, Tir na nOg

Buy cool stuff from local designers, and hear music from Red Collar and the Secret Theatre. 1-5 p.m.

Sunday, June 29: The Lonely H, Slim's

YOUNG group of kids who love classic rock, and play it like they invented it.


Thursday, July 3: Weesefest, The Pour House
Annual birthday celebration for the Pour House doorman, with The T's and Patty Hurst Shifter

July 4-6: Heavy Rebel Weekend
If you love hot rods and rockabilly, you might want to take a road trip to Winston-Salem this weekend.

July 12 & 13: The Club is Open Festival, Cat's Cradle
Featuring, among others, Red Collar, Future Kings of Nowhere and I Was Totally Destroying It.

July 26: Avett Brothers, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary

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