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Apr
06

Summer ‘15 Concerts

Summer always brings great concerts to the Triangle, and 2015 may be the best yet. From April to September there are over 125 150 big acts coming to the area’s venues, with more announcements coming! From 1st-tier comedians to one of only 15 North American dates for the Rolling Stones, there is always something to do here this summer. See venue key at the bottom for info links.

  1. 4/3: Alt-J – Red Hat
  2. 4/3: New Found Glory – Cats Cradle
  3. 4/7: The Mountain Goats – Cats Cradle
  4. 4/10: Matt Pond PA – Kings
  5. 4/12: Smashmouth/Rock & Roll Marathon – Red Hat
  6. 4/14: John Spencer Blues Explosion – Cats Cradle
  7. 4/15: Indigo Girls – DPAC
  8. 4/16: Blackberry Smoke w/ The Temperance Movement, Ben Miller Band – Ritz
  9. 4/17: Night Moves featuring Zeds Dead – Ritz
  10. 4/17: Dennis DeYoung – Carolina Theatre
  11. 4/18: Bryan Adams – Red Hat
  12. 4/18: David Sedaris – DPAC
  13. 4/18: All time Low w/ Issues, Tonight Alive, State Champs – Ritz
  14. 4/21: The Who w/ Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – PNC Arena
  15. 4/22: Sleater-Kinney w/ Theesatisfaction – Ritz
  16. 4/22: Guster w/ Kishi Bashi – Lincoln
  17. 4/23: Eric Church w/ JD McPherson – PNC Arena
  18. 4/23-25: Mitch Fatel – Goodnights
  19. 4/24: Diana Krall – Memorial Auditorium
  20. 4/24: Chris Tucker – DPAC
  21. 4/24: Yellowcard w/ Finch and the Downtown Fiction – Lincoln
  22. 4/25: Bob Dylan – DPAC
  23. 4/25: Seether w/ 10 years, Within Reason – Ritz
  24. 4/26: Dick Dale – Lincoln
  25. 4/26: The Antlers – Cats Cradle
  26. 4/29: Taj Mahal Trio – Carolina Theatre
  27. 4/29: Jazmine Sullivan – Ritz
  28. 5/1: Paula Poundstone – Carolina Theatre
  29. 5/1: Tesla w/ Sledd, Nomara – Ritz
  30. 5/1: Kevin Hart – PNC Arena
  31. 5/2: Old Crow Medicine Show w/ Sturgill Simpson – Koka Booth
  32. 5/3: Corey Glover Band (Living Colour) and Dug Pinnick Band (King’s X) – Lincoln
  33. 5/4: Jenny Lewis – Haw River Ballroom
  34. 5/5: John Fogerty – Red Hat
  35. 5/6: Brad Reeder – Goodnights
  36. 5/7: Zac Brown Band – Walnut Creek
  37. 5/7: Sufjan Stevens – DPAC
  38. 5/7: …and You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead – Cats Cradle
  39. 5/7-9: Nate Bargatze – Goodnights
  40. 5/8: Jim Breuer – Carolina Theatre
  41. 5/8: Interpol w/ Algiers – Ritz
  42. 5/8: Kids in the Hall – DPAC
  43. 5/9: Brand New w/ Manchester Orchestra – Red Hat
  44. 5/9: Vince Gill – DPAC
  45. 5/9: Delta Rae w/ Greg Holden – Ritz
  46. 5/9: Kaiser Chiefs – Cats Cradle
  47. 5/9: Lisa Lampanelli – Carolina Theatre
  48. 5/10: The Isley Brothers – DPAC
  49. 5/10: Built to Spill – Cats Cradle
  50. 5/10: Butch Walker – Carolina Theatre
  51. 5/11: The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo) – Cats Cradle
  52. 5/11: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Carolina Theatre
  53. 5/12: Lisa Loeb – Carolina Theatre
  54. 5/15: NEEDTOBREATHE w/ Ben Rector, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors – Red Hat
  55. 5/15: Tab Benoit w/ Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojo’s, Dead 27’s – Lincoln
  56. 5/16: Brad Paisley w/ Justin Moore, Mickey Guyton – Walnut Creek
  57. 5/16: Deep South 20th Anniversary w/ Parmalee, Marcy Playground, Allison Moorer, Blake Christiana, Collapsis, etc – Deep South
  58. 5/22: Dave Matthews Band – Walnut Creek
  59. 5/24: The Psychedelic Furs w/ Black Engilish  – Lincoln
  60. 5/27: Caleb Johnson  – Lincoln
  61. 5/28: Kenny Chesney w/ Jake Owen, Chase Rice – PNC Arena
  62. 5/28: Rush (Greensboro)
  63. 5/29: Cold War Kids – Red Hat
  64. 5/30: Morris Day & the Time w/ Sheila E. – Red Hat
  65. 6/2: Branford Marsalis – Meymandi
  66. 6/3: The Decemberists w/ Shovels & Rope – Red Hat
  67. 6/4: Ingrid Michaelson w/ Jukebox the Ghost, Oh Honey – Ritz
  68. 6/5: Dierks Bentley w/ Kip Moore, MAddie & Tae, Canaan Smith – Walnut Creek
  69. 6/7: Robert Randolph – Lincoln Theatre
  70. 6/9: Taylor Swift w/ Vance Joy – PNC Arena
  71. 6/9: Third Eye Blind w/ Dashboard Confessional – Red Hat
  72. 6/9: Michael McDonald – Carolina Theatre
  73. 6/10: Train w/ The Fray, Matt Nathanson – Walnut Creek
  74. 6/10: Alabama Shakes w/ Courtney Barnett – Koka Booth
  75. 6/11: Mumford & Sons w/ The Maccabees – Walnut Creek
  76. 6/12: Brandi Carlile – NCMA
  77. 6/15: Robert Plant w/ The Pixies – Koka Booth
  78. 6/15: Morrissey – Carolina Theatre
  79. 6/16: Flogging Molly w/ Gogol Bordello – Red Hat
  80. 6/16: David Crosby – Carolina Theatre
  81. 6/17: Gary Clark Jr.  – NCMA
  82. 6/18: Weird Al Yankovic – Koka Booth
  83. 6/18: Juicy J – Ritz
  84. 6/19: Hozier w/ The Antlers – Red Hat
  85. 6/19: Neko Case w/ The Love Language – NCMA
  86. 6/22: Lindsey Stirling  – Red Hat
  87. 6/24: Boyz To Men – Meymandi
  88. 6/26: The Rippingtons- Carolina Theatre
  89. 6/27: Michael Franti & Spearhead (Band Together) – Red Hat
  90. 7/1: The Rolling Stones w/ The Avett Brothers– Carter-Finley
  91. 7/1: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo- Carolina Theatre
  92. 7/2: Julianne Hough and Derek Hough – Red Hat
  93. 7/4: Barenaked Ladies w/ Violent Femmes, Colin Hay (from Men at Work) – Red Hat
  94. 7/8: Jo Dee Messina – Carolina Theatre
  95. 7/10: Tim McGraw w/ Billy Currington, Chase Bryant – Walnut Creek
  96. 7/11: Kid Rock w/ Foreigner – Walnut Creek
  97. 7/17: Slightly Stoopid w/ Dirty Heads, The Expendables – Red Hat
  98. 7/17: Toby Keith – Walnut Creek
  99. 7/18: Fall Out Boy w/ Wiz Khalifa, Hoodie Allen – Walnut Creek
  100. 7/18: Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ Sharon Jones & The DAP-Kings – Koka Booth
  101. 7/18: Primus w/ Dinosaur Jr. – Lincoln
  102. 7/19: American Idol Live – DPAC
  103. 7/22: Idina Menzel – Red Hat
  104. 7/23: Sam Smith – PNC Arena
  105. 7/26: The Smashing Pumpkins w/ Marilyn Manson – Red Hat
  106. 7/26: Rascal Flatts w/ Scotty McCreery, RaeLynn – Walnut Creek
  107. 7/28: My Morning Jacket – Red Hat
  108. 7/30: KMFDM – Lincoln Theatre
  109. 7/31: Faith No More w/ Refused – Red Hat
  110. 8/5: Colbie Caillat w/ Christina Perri, Rachel Platten – Koka Booth
  111. 8/5: Lower Dens – Kings
  112. 8/6: Steely Dan w/ Elvis Costello – Walnut Creek
  113. 8/6: Boz Scaggs – Carolina Theatre
  114. 8/7: The Piano Guys – Red Hat
  115. 8/8: Lady Antebellum w/ Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt – Walnut Creek
  116. 8/8: Sugar Ray w/ Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker – Red Hat
  117. 8/9: Garrison Keillor – Koka Booth
  118. 8/10: Death From Above 1979 – Ritz
  119. 8/11: Culture Club – Koka Booth
  120. 8/12: Peter Frampton w/ Cheap Trick – Koka Booth
  121. 8/12: Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit – Ritz
  122. 8/12: Counting Crows w/ Citizen Cope, Hollis Brown – Red Hat
  123. 8/13: Florida Georgia Line w/ Thomas Rhett, Frankie Ballard – Walnut Creek
  124. 8/14: Phish – Walnut Creek
  125. 8/14: Jim Gaffigan – Koka Booth
  126. 8/14: Brandon Flowers – Ritz
  127. 8/18: Meghan Trainor w/ Life of Dillon, Charlie Puth – Ritz
  128. 8/18: Lyle Lovett – DPAC
  129. 8/20: Australian Pink Floyd with Led Zeppelin2 – Red Hat
  130. 8/21: Breaking Benjamin – Ritz
  131. 8/23: O.A.R. w/ Brynn Elliott, Allen Stone – Red Hat
  132. 8/23: Gladys Knight, The O’Jays – DPAC
  133. 8/25: Of Montreal w/ Mothers – Lincoln Theatre
  134. 8/27: Social Distortion w/ Nikki Lane, Drag The River – Ritz
  135. 8/28: Darius Rucker w/ Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, A Thousand Horses – Walnut Creek
  136. 8/28: Motley Crue w/ Alice Cooper – PNC Arena
  137. 8/29: Temptations/Four Tops – DPAC
  138. 8/29: The Mavericks – NCMA
  139. 8/29: Greg Humphreys and Dillon Fence – Cat’s Cradle
  140. 9/1: Gregg Allman w/ The Doobie Brothers – Koka Booth
  141. 9/4: Chicago w/ Earth, Wind, & Fire – Walnut Creek
  142. 9/4: Rick Springfield w/ Loverboy, The Romantics – Red Hat
  143. 9/5: Jason Aldean w/ Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr – Walnut Creek
  144. 9/9: Van Halen w/ Kenny Wayne Shepard – Walnut Creek
  145. 9/10: 5 Seconds of Summer – Walnut Creek
  146. 9/11: Hopscotch Music Festival – Raleigh venues
  147. 9/11: Jerry Seinfeld – DPAC
  148. 9/13: Passion Pit, Stone Temple Pilots, Live, IAMDYNAMITE, Blues Traveler, Kopecky, Mutemath, Bleachers, Atlas Genius – Walnut Creek (95X Big Shindig)
  149. 9/13: The Milk Carton Kids – Carolina Theatre
  150. 9/14: Best Coast – Haw River Ballroom
  151. 9/14: Titus Andronicus w/ Spider Bags, Baked Cat’s Cradle
  152. 9/15: Death Cab For Cutie w/ Twin Shadow – Red Hat
  153. 9/16: Purity Ring – Ritz
  154. 9/17: George Benson – Carolina Theatre
  155. 9/17: Janet Jackson – Walnut Creek
  156. 9/19: Kelly Clarkson w/ Pentatonix, Eric Hutchinson – Walnut Creek
  157. 9/24: Ariana Grande w/ Prince Royce – PNC Arena
  158. 9/25: Dawes – NCMA
  159. 9/25: Luke Bryan w/ Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch – Walnut Creek
  160. 9/26: Luke Bryan w/ Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch – Walnut Creek
  161. 9/26: Yo La Tengo – Carolina Theatre
  162. 9/28: Lord Huron – Ritz
  163. 9/29: Father John Misty – Ritz

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