2013 Fall Arts Preview: Popular and country music event listings

From staff reportsAugust 24, 2013 

ArtsCenter

919-929-2787; artscenterlive.org

All events at ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro.

•  Triangle Jazz Orchestra, Aug. 28.

•  The Grascals, Sept. 5.

•  The Barra MacNeils, Sept. 7.

•  Steve Forbert, Sept. 15.

•  The Revelers, Sept. 21.

•  Ruthie Foster, Sept. 22.

•  Reverend Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour, Sept. 27.

•  Geoff Muldaur and Jim Kweskin, Oct. 2.

•  Tim Eriksen and the Trio de Pumpkintown and Laurelyn Dossett, Oct. 4.

•  Playwrights Roundtable: Halloween Shorts, Oct. 5.

•  Sarah McQuaid, Oct. 6.

•  Si Kahn, Oct. 9.

•  Jon Shain, Oct. 11.

•  Ralph Stanley, Oct. 21.

•  Gina Scilia, Nov. 2.

•  Sam Bush, Nov. 6.

•  Adam Hurt and Beth Hartness with The Quiet American, Nov. 8.

•  Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 20.

•  Songwriters in the round: Kirk Ridge, Lizzy Ross, Rebecca Newton, Jack Herrick, Joe Newberry, and Nancy Middleton, Nov. 21.

•  John Gorka, Nov. 23.

•  Dar Williams, Dec. 6.

Bynum Front Porch

919-451-3515; bynumfrontporch.org

•  Tom Maxwell, E-S Guthrie, Liz Moudy, Sept. 6, Bynum General Store, 950 Bynum Road, Bynum.

Carolina Harmony Chorus

877-851-9188; carolinaharmony.org

•  Carolina Harmony Chorus, Oct. 19, Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk St., Raleigh.

Carolina Performing Arts

919-843-3333; carolinaperformingarts.org

•  Maceo Parker and George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic, Sept. 27, Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill.

Carolina Theatre of Durham

919-560-3030; carolinatheatre.org

Performances are at the theater, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham.

•  Leon Russell, Aug. 29.

• Dickey Betts and Great Southern, Aug. 30.

• Cheap Trick, Sept. 17.

• The John Scofield Uberjam Band, Sept. 19.

• Duke and Durham Music Festival with Terence Blanchard and John Brown Band, Sept. 19.

• Joe Satriani, Sept. 24.

• Ani DiFranco with Pearl and the Beard, Sept. 27.

• Vienna Teng, Oct. 12.

• Ben Rector: The Walking In Between Tour, Oct. 20.

• Celtic Thunder, Oct. 30.

• Hugh Laurie, Nov. 1.

• Colin Meloy with Eleanor Friedberger, Nov. 6.

• Red Clay Ramblers, Nov. 15.

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Nov. 16.

• Edwin McCain, Nov. 30.

Clayton Center

919-553-1737; theclaytoncenter.com

Performances are at the center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton.

•  Ryan Shupe & the Rubber Band, Sept. 28.

• Chic Gamine, Oct. 17.

• Barbara Bailey Hutchison, Nov. 23.

• Tar River Swing Big Band Christmas, Dec. 14.

Compass Center for Women and Families

919-968-4610; compassctr.org

•  Evening of Story and Song with Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg, Dec. 6, Varsity Theater, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

Dorcas Ministries

919-469-9861; dorcas-cary.org

•  Bands/Live Music, Oct. 4, Cary Plaza Shopping Center, 187 High House Road, Cary.

Durham Performing Arts Center

919-688-3722; dpacnc.com

Performances are at DPAC, 123 Vivian St., Durham.

•  Charlie Wilson, Sept. 20.

• Alabama, Sept. 28.

• The Weeknd with Anna Lunoe and Banks, Oct. 2.

• Jack Johnson, Oct. 3.

• Neko Case, Oct. 26.

• India.Arie, Oct. 29.

• John Legend with Tamar Braxton, Oct. 31.

• John Fogerty, Nov. 3.

• Amos Lee with Jessica Lea Mayfield, Nov. 18.

• Straight No Chaser, Nov. 24.

• Michael McDonald, Dec. 1.

• Natalie Cole, Dec. 10.

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

919-996-8700; dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

These venues are at 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

•  Nnenna Freelon, Sept. 14, Fletcher Opera Theater.

• Big Boi, Sept. 21, Memorial Auditorium. (Free to some Hopscotch ticket holders).

• Richard Thompson, Sept. 23, Fletcher Theater.

• IBMA Awards, Sept. 26, Memorial Auditorium.

• SoJam A Capella Festival, Nov. 8-9, Memorial Auditorium.

Duke Performances

919-660-3356; dukeperformances.org

•  Blind Boys of Alabama, Sept. 13, Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham.

•  Theo Bleckmann: Hello Earth! The Music Of Kate Bush, Sept. 27, PSI Theatre in The Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.

•  Guy Clark, Oct. 11, Reynolds Industries Theater, Bryan University Center, Durham.

•  Nick Sanborn & Friends: Lend Me Your Voice, Nov. 1, Nelson Music Room, 1304 Campus Dr., Durham.

General Assembly Chorus

321-345-7464; generalassemblychorus.org

•  Holiday show, Dec. 11, Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Goathouse Refuge for Cats

919-542-6815; goathouserefuge.org

•  Concert for Nonviolence Tres Chicas, Oct. 4, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw.

Holly Springs Cultural Center

919-567-4000; hollyspringsculturalcenter.com

•  Cowsills in concert, Sept. 14, Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St.

Johnston County Chorale

910-514-0121; Johnstoncountychorale.com

•  Christmas Chorale, Dec. 14, Auditorium, Johnston County Community College, Smithfield.

Koka Booth Amphitheatre

919-462-2025; boothamphitheatre.com

•  Pickin’ In The Pines, Aug. 28, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Louisburg College

919-497-3251; louisburg.edu

•  Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Sept. 20, Jones Performing Arts Center, 501 N. Main St., Louisburg.

Meredith College

919-760-8536; meredith.edu/music

•  Winterfest: A Celebration of the Season, Dec. 8, Jones Auditorium, Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.

N.C. Museum of Art

919-839-6262; ncartmuseum.org

•  Pink Martini, Sept. 6, Museum Park Theater, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

N.C. Museum of History

919-807-7900; ncmuseumofhistory.org

•  Bluegrass in the Garden, Sept. 14, N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh.

NCSU Center Stage

919-515-1100; ncsu.edu/centerstage

•  Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay, Oct. 29, Fletcher Theater, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

Paul A. Johnston Auditorium

919-209-2099; jccperformingarts.com

•  Generation Bluegrass, Sept. 21, Paul A. Johnston Auditorium, 269 College Road, Smithfield.

Philharmonic Association

919-645-8434; philharmonic-association.org

•  Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, Nov. 10, Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

PNC Arena

919-861-2300; ThePNCArena.com

All performances are at the arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh.

•  Taylor Swift, Sept. 13, .

• Nine Inch Nails, Oct. 21.

• Michael Buble, Oct. 25.

• Drake with Miguel Future, Nov. 3.

• Justin Timberlake, Nov. 13.

• Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Nov. 19.

Red Hat Amphitheater

800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com

The amphitheater is at 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh.

•  Carnival of Madness featuring Shindown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We As Human, Sept. 1.

• Steely Dan, Sept. 18.

• Sigur Ros, Sept. 21.

• Fun with Tegan and Sara, Sept. 25.

• IBMA Wide Open bluegrass Festival, Sept. 27-28.

• Life in Color, Oct. 5.

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

919-220-2458; sacredgroundscoffeehouse.org

•  Constellation, Sept. 14, Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

919-761-2100; sebts.edu

•  Gungor concert, Nov. 7, Binkley Chapel, 120 S. Wingate St., Wake Forest.

Southland Ballroom

919-821-0023; southlandballroom.com

•  Grateful Floyd: Breathe & Better Off Dead, Sept. 14, Southland Ballroom, 614 N. West St., Raleigh.

Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion

800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com

The pavilion is at 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh.

•  Allman Brothers Band with Steve Winwood, Aug. 30.

•  Iron Maiden with Megadeth, Sept. 3.

• John Mayer, Sept. 5.

• Honda Civic Tour Featuring Maroon 5, Sept. 10.

• Jason Aldean, Sept. 23.

• Rascal Flatts with the Band Perry & Cassadee Pope, Sept. 27.

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