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Aug
08

Over 50 Concerts Remain For the Summer

IMG_2006It’s early August and Summer is winding down. You’d never know it by looking at the concert listing, though. As of this posting, there are still 54 remaining from a summer concert calendar that has included at least 163 relevant artists. It is, by far, the most active live entertainment summer in the city’s history.

    1. 8/7 – Frankie Valli (KB)
    2. 8/9 – Joe Walsh (RHA)
    3. 8/12 – Dixie Chicks (WCA)
    4. 8/12 – Nick Offerman w/ Megan Mullally (DPAC)
    5. 8/12 – Piebald (HRB)
    6. 8/13 – Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Tesla (WCA)
    7. 8/13 – Kidz Bop Live (RHA)
    8. 8/13 – Lyle Lovett (DPAC)
    9. 8/13 – Iron and Wine (NCMA)
    10. 8/13 – Jim Gaffigan (WOA-gboro)
    11. 8/16 – Newsies opening night (DPAC)
    12. 8/17 – Needtobreathe, Mat Kearney (RHA)
    13. 8/19 – Brian Wilson (DPAC)
    14. 8/19 – Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, Maren Morris (WCA)
    15. 8/19 – Fifth Harmony (RHA)
    16. 8/19 – D.L. Hughley opens (GC)
    17. 8/20 – Jonathan Byrd (HRB)
    18. 8/20 – Gillian Welch (NCMA)
    19. 8/21 – O.A.R. (RHA)
    20. 8/23 – Butch Walker (LT)
    21. 8/24 – Glass Animals (RT)
    22. 8/24 – Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ (506)
    23. 8/25 – Rick Springfield, Night Ranger, The Romantics (RHA)
    24. 8/25 – Local H (CC)
    25. 8/27 – Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, Tribe Society (RHA)
    26. 9/2, 9/3 – Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch (WCA)
    27. 9/1 – The Melvins (CC)
    28. 9/4 – Of Montreal (CC)
    29. 9/6 – Crystal Castles (CC)
    30. 9/8 – Wolf Parade, Wye Oak (CP)
    31. 9/9 – Beach House (RHA)
    32. 9/9 – Erykah Badu (RHA)
    33. 9/9 – Gary Clark, Jr. (RT)
    34. 9/9 – Weird Al Yankovic (DPAC)
    35. 9/10 – Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay, Michael Ray (WCA)
    36. 9/10 – Chatham County Line (KB)
    37. 9/11 – Bull Durham Blues Festival begins
    38. 9/13 – Kinky Boots begins (DPAC)
    39. 9/13 – Ben Folds (RMA)
    40. 9/13 – Titus Andronicus (PIN)
    41. 9/14 – Heart, Joan Jett, Cheap Trick (WCA)
    42. 9/14 – ZZ Top, Gov’t Mule KB
    43. 9/15 – The Lumineers, Borns, Rayland Baxter (KB)
    44. 9/16 – Damien Escobar (RHA)
    45. 9/17 – The Connells (RLT)
    46. 9/18 – Brad Paisley, Tyler Farr, Maddie & Tae (WCA)
    47. 9/20 – The Cult (RT)
    48. 9/20 – Sevendust (LT)
    49. 9/21 – Amos Lee (DPAC)
    50. 9/23 – Grace Potter (LT)
    51. 9/23 – Hannibal Buress (RMA)
    52. 9/23 – Squirrel Nut Zippers (CTD)
    53. 9/25 – Il Divo (DPAC)
    54. 9/26 – The Sword (LT)
    55. 9/28 – Violent Femmes (NCMA)
    56. 9/30 – IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass
    57. 9/30 – Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett & A Thousand Horses (WCA)

    Venue Key:

    506 – Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
    CC – Cat’s Cradle (Carrboro)
    CD-gboro – Cone Denim Entertainment Center (Greensboro, NC)
    CFS – Carter-Finley Stadium
    CP – City Plaza (Fayetteville, St)
    CTD – Carolina Theater (Durham)
    DPAC – Durham Performing Arts Center (Durham)
    GC – Goodnights Comedy Club
    GC-gboro – Greensboro Coliseum (Greensboro, NC)
    HRB – Haw River Ballroom (Haw River, NC)
    KB – Koka Booth Amphitheater (Cary)
    LT – Lincoln Theatre
    MMH – Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
    NCMA – NC Museum of Art)
    NH – North Hills East Amphitheater
    PIN – Pinhook (Durham)
    PNC – PNC Arena
    RHA – Red Hat Amphitheater
    RLT – Raleigh Little Theatre
    RMA – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
    RPG – RallyPoint Sports Grill (Cary)
    RT – Ritz Theater
    WCA – Walnut Creek Amphitheater
    WOA-gboro – White Oak Amphitheater (Greensboro, NC)

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