Fall arts guide: Your ultimate calendar to concerts and live music this fall

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit plays Booth Amphitheatre in Cary.
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit plays Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. Invision/AP

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Fall Arts Guide 2018

Your guide to art openings, concerts, theater, dance, festivals and more in the Triangle.

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Note that all information is subject to change. Check with the venue or organization before buying tickets. In some cases, schedules weren’t available at press time. Check this list at newsobserver.com throughout the fall for updates, or the organization.

Art of Cool

984-244-1033 or aocfestival.com

Now in its fifth year, Art of Cool moves to the fall (after four years in the spring.) The Durham event, spread over Sept. 28 and 29, wil be various venues, with mainstage acts at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. As for the lineup, look for Nas, Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Maxwell, Damien Escobar and Meshell Ndegeocello, among others.

The ArtsCenter

300-G E. Main St., Carrboro

919-929-2787 or artscenterlive.org

Black Umfolosi. Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. $19.

Austin Piazzola Quintet. Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. $15.

Five for Fighting with String Quartet. Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. $49.50, in partnership with Cat’s Cradle

Leo Kottke. Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. $38.

Lee Konitz Quartet. Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. $34.

Lulo Reinhardt and Daniel Stetler. Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. $22.

Greg Hawks. Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. $15.

Rio Mira. Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. $28.

Sona Jobarteh. Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. $22.

Piedmont Melody Makers. Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. $15.

Big Band Night with the Triangle Jazz Orchestra. Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Ralph Peterson. Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. $30.

Peter Yaro (of Peter, Paul and Mary). Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. $32.

The Barefoot Movement. Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. $25.

Joey Calderazzo Band. Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. $22.

Ellis Dyson and the Shambles New Year’s Eve party. Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. $25.

Bands, Bites and Boats

Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road

919-469-4100 or townofcary.org. Free.

Bands, food trucks and breweries gather at Bond Park Sept. 7 and Oct. 5.

Be Loud! 2018

Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro


The fifth annual concert features two nights of concerts Aug. 24 and 25 to benefit the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation, which helps young cancer patients. On Aug. 24, Matthew Sweet, The Right Profile and Surrender Human will perform. The Sex Police, Collapsis and Pre-Raphaelites will perform Aug. 25.

Tickets are $40 for a weekend pass, $25 for Friday night only and $25 for Saturday night, and are available at beloudfestival.com, catscradle.com or by calling the Cat’s Cradle box office at 919-967-9053.

Booth Amphitheatre

8003 Regency Parkway Cary

800-514-3849 or boothamphitheatre.com

Masters of the Mic: Slick Rick/Doug E. Fresh/Mr. Cheeks/Naughty By Nature/Eric B. & Rakim/Blackstreet/Whodini. Aug. 24. 5 p.m.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series: GrassStreet. Aug. 29 at 5:45 p.m.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series: Kaylin Roberson with Victor DiMarko. Sept. 5 at 5:45 p.m.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series: Garrett Newton Band with Carolina Lightnin’. Sept. 12 at 5:45 p.m.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series: Diamond Creek. Sept. 19 at 5:45 p.m.

Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Dawes. Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series: Johnny Folsom 4/Patsy Cline Tribute. Sept. 26 at 5:45 p.m.

Vince Gill. Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with The Milk Carton Kids. Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

Classic Country Throwdown with Tracy Lawrence, Phil Vassar, Little Texas and Cledu T. Judd, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m.

“The Rocky Horror Show. Oct 26-27. Presented by Theatre Raleigh. 919-832-9997 or theatreraleigh.com.

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Neko Case performs at Memorial Hall in Chapel Hill Sept. 14th. Amy Harris Invision/AP

Carolina Performing Arts

Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave., UNC-Chapel Hill

Current ArtSpace + Studio, 123 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill

919-843-3333 or carolinaperformingarts.org

Neko Case. Sept. 14. Memorial Hall.

Flutronix. Sept. 21. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, 145 E. Cameron Ave. UNC-Chapel Hill

Brooklyn Rider and Magos Herrera. Sept. 28. Memorial Hall.

Buddy Guy. Sept. 29. Memorial Hall.

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Oct. 10. Memorial Hall.

Pedja Mužijević and UNC Chamber Singers. Oct. 16. Current.

Youssou Ndour. Oct. 27. Memorial Hall.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich. Oct. 30. Memorial Hall.

Steep Canyon Rangers. Nov. 9. Memorial Hall.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Dec. 11. Memorial Hall.

Delta Rae, whose roots are in Durham, will play the Packapalooza concert Aug. 24 on Hillsborough Street. David McClister

Carolina Theatre

309 W. Morgan St., Durham

919-560-3030 or carolinatheatre.org

Chris Isaak. Sept. 6 at 8 p.m.

Taj Mahal Trio. Sept. 7 at 8 p.m.

Mutlu at The Pinhook. Sept. 19. 9 p.m.

Toad the Wet Sprocket. Sept. 25 at 8 p.m.

Squirrel Nut Zippers. Sept. 26 at 8 p.m.

Steven Curtis Chapman. Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.

The Tenors. Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.

Take Me to the River. Nov. 1 at 8 p.m.

Portland Cello Project. Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.

Toto. Nov. 5 at 8 p.m.

Delta Rae. Dec 14 at 8 p.m.

Daniel D. + Eric Stanley. Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.

Daughtry. Dec. 18, 8 p.m.

See Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and Duke Performances listings for more.

Cary Youth Voices

919-319-6534 or caryyouthvoices.org

Winter concert, Dec.7, 7 p.m. See website for location.

Chamber Music Raleigh

SECU Auditorium at N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh

919-821-2030 or chambermusicraleigh.org

Individual concert tickets can be bought day-of, at ncartmuseum.org or at 919-715-5923. Season tickets available. Some docent-led tours of featured works are offered.

Caroline Shaw and Jasper String Quartet, Oct. 14, 2 p.m.

The Borromeo String Quartet, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham

919-560-3030 or thecot.org

“A Toast to Women!” Oct. 7 at 3 p.m.

”Music, Religion and Philosophy.” Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.

Chapel Hill Philharmonia

Check website for season.

Choral Society of Durham

919-560-2733 or choral-society.org

Dave Brubeck La Fiesta de la Posada, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. With Durham Children’s Choir at Duke Chapel.

Clayton Center

111 East Second St., Clayton

919-553-1737, theclaytoncenter.com

Roots & Boots Tour with Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m.

Royal Wood, Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

Fabulous Equinox, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh

919-831-6400 or walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

Brad Paisley, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24

Kid Rock + Brantley Gilbert, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1

G-Eazy, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4

Zac Brown, 7 p.m. Sept. 14

Niall Horan, 7:40 p.m. Sept. 17

Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker, 7 p.m. Oct. 4

Chris Stapleton, 7 p.m. Oct. 12

Concert Singers of Cary

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, featuring Hank, Pattie & The Current bluegrass band, Oct. 27, Cary Arts Center

Holiday Pops, Dec. 8, Cary Arts Center

Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 15, Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex

Dreamville Festival

Dix Park, 101 Blair Drive, Raleigh


Grammy-nominated J. Cole, who grew up in Fayetteville, is hosting his own one-day music festival Sept. 15, an event that organizers say they hope will become an annual tradition. The assumption is Cole will perform, but at presstime, the lineup has yet to be announced.

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

2 E. South St., Raleigh

919-996-8700 or dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Sept. 13, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

Alice Cooper, Oct. 8, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

UB40, Oct. 24, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

Dweezil Zappa, Oct. 29, A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater.

“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” in concert, Nov. 9-11, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

Iron & Wine, Nov. 10, Meymandi Concert Hall.

Celtic Thunder, Dec. 12, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

See NC Symphony listing for more.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony comes to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Sept. 13th. Amy Harris Invision/AP

Duke Performances

919-684-4444 or dukeperformances.org

Jason Moran & the Bandwagon, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. Sept. 13, von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center

“Fats Waller Dance Party” by Jason Moran, 8 p.m. Sept. 14, Durham Fruit & Produce

Will Oldham a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, 8 p.m. Sept. 28, Baldwin Auditorium

“Concert No. 1” by Ciompi Quartet,8 p.m. Sept. 29, Baldwin Auditorium

Amir ElSaffar + Hamid Al-Saadi, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Branford Marsalis Quartet, 8 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Baldwin Auditorium

Buika, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, Carolina Theatre

Anthony Roth Costanzo + Les Violons du Roy, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, Baldwin Auditorium

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Baldwin Auditorium

Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir, 8 p.m. Oct. 16, Duke Chapel

Oddisee, 8 p.m. Oct. 18, Motorco Music Hall

Emanuel Ax, Piano, 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Baldwin Auditorium

“Shawnee, Ohio” by Brian Harnetty, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Lizz Wright, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Carolina Theatre

Steve Coleman & Natal Eclipse, 8 p.m. Nov. 2, Baldwin Auditorium

“Totalmente Juan Gabriel” by Aida Cuevas + Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Carolina Theatre of Durham

Danish String Quartet, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Baldwin Auditorium

JACK Quartet, 8 p.m. Nov. 13, Durham Fruit & Produce

Latvian Radio Choir, 8 p.m. Nov. 15, Duke Chapel

Marc-André Hamelin, Piano, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Baldwin Auditorium

Calidore String Quartet, 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Baldwin Auditorium

Nnenna Freelon, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 3, Durham Fruit & Produce

Cécile McLorin Salvant, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 4, Durham Fruit & Produce

Nellie McKay, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 5, Durham Fruit & Produce

Catherine Russell, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 6, Durham Fruit & Produce

Jazzmeia Horn, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 7, Durham Fruit & Produce

René Marie, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 8, Durham Fruit & Produce

Kate McGarry, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 9, Durham Fruit & Produce

Lucinda Williams with Charles Lloyd & the Marvels, Featuring Bill Frisell, Greg Leisz, Ruben Rogers + Eric Harland, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, Carolina Theatre

“Sing Thee Nowell” by New York Polyphony, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Baldwin Auditorium

Jazzmeia Horn performs Dec. 7th at Durham Fruit & Produce. Matt Sayles Invision/AP

Durham Community Chorale

Holiday concert, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Temple Baptist Church, 2121 Umstead Road, Durham. $15. Adult chorus will perform a mix of traditional and contemporary holiday music.

Durham Community Concert Band

info@durhamband.org or durhamband.org

Concert, Oct. 27, Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham

Veteran’s Day concert, Nov. 10, 1 p.m., VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St., Durham

Christmas concert, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Durham

Christmas concert, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., The Forest at Duke Retirement Community, 2701 Pickett Road, Durham

Durham Medical Orchestra

Baldwin Auditorium, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham, at Duke University

919-660-3306 or dmomusic.org

See website for season.

Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)

123 Vivian St., Durham

919-680-2787 or dpacnc.com

Joan Baez, 8 p.m., Sept. 29

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, 7 p.m. Sept. 30

“Music from FINAL FANTASY” by Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, 8 p.m. Oct. 13

“Sweetheart of the Rodeo” by founding Byrds members Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman, plus Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15

“Rumors of Fleetwood Mac” tribute show, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30

Bob Dylan and His Band, 8 p.m. Nov. 3

“Mannheim Steamroller Christmas,” Dec. 18-19

Garner Performing Arts Center

742 W. Garner Road, Garner

919-661-4602 or garnerperformingartscenter.com

USAF Rhythm in Blue Jazz, 7 p.m. Oct. 9

David Burnham, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10

Jazz Dinner featuring the John Brown Quartet, 7 p.m. Dec. 14

General Assembly Chorus

Triangle Harmony eXplosion, Oct. 13, Martin Middle School, 1701 Ridge Road, Raleigh

Halle Cultural Arts Center

237 N. Salem St. Apex

919-249-1120 or TheHalle.org

“Fall Winds” by the Triangle Chamber Music Collective, Sept. 16

JazzLive concert with Jazz Pianist Lenore Raphael and friends. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

“Mostly Mozart” by the North Carolina Opera Chorus, Nov. 18

Hillyer Community Chorus

Hillyer Memorial Christian Church, 718 Hillsborough St., Raleigh

HillyerCommunityChorus@gmail.com or hillyercommunitychorus.org

See website for schedule.

Holly Springs Cultural Center

300 W. Ballentine St, Holly Springs

919-567-4000 or hollyspringsnc.us/323/Cultural-Center or Facebook

Sarah Potenza of “The Voice,” Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Ozark Jubilee presents Stars of the Grand Ole Opry, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Hopscotch Music Festival

The ninth edition of this alternative-slanted festival is Sept. 4-6 at clubs, Red Hat Amphitheater and City Plaza on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Headliners include Miguel, Flaming Lips, Nile Rodgers’ Chic, Real Estate, Mipso, Grizzly Bear, Thundercat, Zack Mexico, MC50, Liz Phair and Speedy Ortiz.

Meredith College

Recitals at Carswell Auditorium, concerts at Jones Auditorium.

919-760-8536 or meredith.edu/music

“Patience” by Gilbert and Sullivan, performed by White Iris Light Opera, Aug. 23-26, Jones Auditorium

Music faculty and alumni concert, 8 p.m Aug. 31, Carswell Auditorium

Sinfonietta Chamber Series concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 2, Carswell Auditorium

Fall choral concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Jones Chapel

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, Jones Auditorium

Sinfonietta Chamber Series concert, 8 p.m. Nov. 5, Carswell Auditorium

Octavia concert, 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Carswell Auditorium

Winterfest, Dec. 2, Jones Auditorium

North Carolina Museum of Art

Museum Park Amphitheater, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org

Caroline Shaw and Jasper String Quartet, 2 p.m. Oct. 14

Borromeo String Quartet, 2 p.m. Nov. 18

North Carolina Chamber Music Institute

919-781-3863 or nccmi.org

See website for schedule.

North Carolina Master Chorale

919-856-9700 or ncmasterchorale.org

Gospel Mass, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Hayes Barton Baptist Church, 1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh

Mozart Mass with the NC Symphony, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh

NC State Music Department

Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh, unless otherwise noted

919-515-1100 or music.arts.ncsu.edu

$10. Discounts for students, seniors and staff. go.ncsu.edu/concerts

Fall Choral Collage, 7 p.m. Oct. 26

Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra, 4 p.m. Nov. 4

NC State Jazz Ensemble II, 7 p.m. Nov. 5

NC State Wind Ensemble, 7 p.m. Nov. 7

NC State Jazz Ensemble I, 7 p.m. Nov. 9

ArtsNow concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Kennedy McIlwee Theatre, 2241 Dunn Ave., Raleigh

Raleigh Civic Symphony, 4 p.m. Nov. 18

Symphonic Band. 7 p.m. Nov. 29

Acappology, 7 p.m. Nov. 30

Grains of Time, 7 p.m. Dec. 1. This concert will mark the 50th anniversary of NC State’s all-male a cappella ensemble, the Grains of Time.

Wolfgang A Cappella, 7 p.m. Dec. 2

NC State Wind Ensemble and NC State Jazz Ensemble I holiday concert. 7 p.m. Dec. 6

Choral holiday concert. 7 p.m. Dec. 7

Ladies in Red, 7 p.m. Dec. 8


919-515-1100, live.arts.ncsu.edu

Sidecar Social Club, 6 p.m. Sept. 13, outdoors at Lake Raleigh on NC State’s Centennial Campus, at the corner of Main Campus and Campus Shore Drives, Raleigh

Youssra El Hawary, 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh

The Fritz, 6 p.m. Oct. 11, Lake Raleigh

Ranky Tanky, 8 p.m. Oct. 19, Stewart Theatre

Chanticleer, 8 p.m. Nov. 3, Stewart Theatre

SYBARITE5, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Stewart Theatre

N.C. Symphony

Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2. E. South St., Raleigh

Memorial Hall, 208 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill

919-733-2750 or ncsymphony.org

The Music of Queen, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Raleigh

Joshua Bell, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Raleigh

Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Sept. 21-22 and 28, Raleigh and Sept. 25, Chapel Hill

“Star Wars: A New Hope” in Concert: film with score performed live, Oct. 5-7, Raleigh

“Rhapsody in Blue” featuring Makoto Ozone, 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13, Raleigh

Halloween Spooktacular – Mystery at the Symphony: young people’s concert with costume contest, 1 p.m and 4 p.m. Oct. 27, Raleigh

“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” in Concert: film with score performed live, Nov. 9-11, Raleigh

“Pathétique” by Tchaikovsky, featuring Florence Price, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Chapel Hill and 8 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Raleigh

Holiday Pops Extravaganza, Nov. 23-24, Raleigh

Mozart Mass featuring the NC Master Chorale, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Raleigh

Holiday Pops, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Chapel Hill

Holiday Cirque Spectacular, Dec. 21-22, Raleigh

A Candlelight Christmas, 7 p.m. Dec. 23, Raleigh

Vienna with a Twist, 8 p.m. Dec. 31, Raleigh

Northeast Piedmont Chorale

See website for schedule.



The all-day festival Aug. 25 at NC State University features Parmalee as the headliner. The free festival is 2 to 10 p.m. on Hillsborough Street with vendors, performances, arts, crafts, kids activities and more.

Paderewski Festival

919-233-5200 or paderewski-festival.org

The fifth annual festival features four concerts with solo pianists to celebrate the life and music of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a Polish pianist and composer. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Other events are scheduled at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington and at Lincoln Center in New York to commemorate the creation of Poland as an independent state.

Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Sarah Daneshpour, NC Museum of History, Daniels Auditorium, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh

Nov. 4, 3 p.m. Kamil Pacholec, NC Museum of History

Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., Eric Lu, St. Mary’s School, Smedes Parlor, 900 Hillsborough St., Raleigh

Nov. 11, 3 p.m. Jakub Kuszlik, St. Mary’s School

Philharmonic Association

Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra and Triangle Youth Jazz Band, 4 p.m. Nov. 4, Cary Arts Center, Cary

Triangle Youth String Orchestra and Sinfonia, 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Cary Arts Center

Triangle Youth Orchestra, 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh

Triangle Youth Symphony, 8 p.m. Nov. 20, Meymandi Concert Hall

Holiday concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 18, Meymandi Concert Hall

Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 Dec. 21, Carol Woods Retirement Community, Chapel Hill


919-664-8333 or pinecone.org

Ellis Dyson & The Shambles, 5 p.m. Sept. 2, E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest

Lonely Heartstring Band with Circus No. 9, 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park, Market @ North Hills, Raleigh

IBMA World of Bluegrass: PineCone presents several concerts during World of Bluegrass Week, which will be Sept. 25-29 in downtown Raleigh. Details at worldofbluegrass.org

Pavelid Castañeda Florez, 3 p.m. Oct. 14, NC Museum of History, Raleigh

Hot Rize, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh

PNC Arena

1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh

919-861-2300 or thepncarena.com

Nicki Minaj + Future, Oct. 14

Travis Scott with Trippie Redd, Gunna and Sheck Wes, Nov. 9

Chris Young with Dan + Shay, Morgan Evans & Dee Jay Silver, Dec. 1

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 12

Justin Timberlake Man Of The Woods Tour, Jan. 6

Raleigh Children’s Orchestra Concerts

Fall concert Nov. 15. See website for details.

Raleigh Civic Symphony and Chamber Orchestra

Stewart Theatre, N.C. State Talley Student Union, 2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh

919-515-1100 or raleighcivicsymphony.com

See website for details.

Raleigh Little Theatre

Stephenson Amphitheatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh

919-829-3111 or raleighlittletheatre.org

The Connells featuring The Mayflies USA and Dillon Fence, Sept. 15, 4 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 day-of. $15 for 16 and younger, through catscradle.com.

Groove in the Garden: The lineup Sept. 22 features a dozen acts, including Lydia Loveless, Loamlands, Pie Face Girls and New Reveille. Gates open at 1:30 with the show at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 the day-of. T-shirts and VIP tickets available.

The Raleigh Concert Band

919-614-0643 or thercb.org

Veterans Day observance, Nov. 12, The Fletcher Academy, 400 Cedarview Court, Raleigh

Fall formal concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Broughton High School, 723 St. Mary’s St., Raleigh

Holiday concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 15, Broughton High School

The Raleigh Ringers

Holiday concerts, 3 p.m. Dec. 15-16 and 7 p.m. Dec. 15, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra

919-546-9755 or raleighsymphony.org

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, “Heroes & Villians of the Stage and Screen,” Sept. 16, Stephenson Amphitheatre, Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh

Free Spirits Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Bosendorfer Hall, Ruggero Piano, 4720 Hargrove Road, Suite 120, Raleigh

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, “Tricks & Treats: A Celebration of Halloween,” Oct. 21, Jones Auditorium, Meredith College, Raleigh

Free Spirits Ensemble, 4 p.m. Dec. 2, Bosendorfer Hall, Ruggero Piano

Really Terrible Orchestra Of the Triangle

919-469-4069 or rtoot.org

“Ten Years of Terrible,” 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4, Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary

Red Hat Amphitheater

500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh.

919-996-8800 or redhatamphitheater.com

NEEDTOBREATHE, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22

Leon Bridges, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Hopscotch Music Festival, Sept. 7-9

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13

IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass, Sept. 28-29

Umphrey’s McGee with Zach Deputy, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12

Renaissance Centre for the Arts

405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest

919-435-9458 or wakeforestnc.gov/renaissance-centre.aspx

The Magic Pipers, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, $10. Costume party.

Jim Quick & Coastline, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, $10

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro

919-542-8142 or shakorihillsgrassroots.org

The 2018 Fall Festival is Oct. 4-7. Announced acts so far include Lettuce, Donna the Buffalo and Ryan Montbleau.

Sharp Nine Gallery

4608-L Industry Lane, Durham

919-486-5299 or DurhamJazzWorkshop.org

“Songs of Family and Home” by Kate McGarry and Lois Deloatch, 7 p.m. Aug. 25

NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra, 8 p.m. Aug. 28

Jim Ketch Swingtet, 8 p.m. Sept. 7

Jason Foureman & Stephen Anderson Duo, 8 p.m. Sept. 8

“A Tribute to the Modern Jazz Quartet” by Brandon Mitchell, 8 p.m. Sept. 14

Angela Bingham, Scott Sawyer + Ron Brendle, 8 p.m. Sept. 15

Zen Poets CD Release, 8 p.m. Sept. 21

“For the Love of the Big Band” by Lenora Helm Hammonds, 8 p.m. Sept. 22

NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra, 8 p.m. Sept. 25

Domincan Jazz Project, 7 p.m. Sept. 29

NCCU Jazz Faculty, 8 p.m. Oct. 5

Sara Caswell Quartet, 8 p.m. Oct. 6

Will Goble Quartet, 8 p.m. Oct. 19

Steve Haines, 8 p.m. Oct. 20

NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra, 8 p.m. Oct. 23

Iris Ornig, 8 p.m. Oct. 27

Isaiah J. Thompson Trio, 8 p.m. Nov. 10

NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra, 8 p.m. Nov. 27

UNC Faculty with Rahsaan Barber, 8 p.m. Nov. 30

Sothcott/Ringel Quintet, 8 p.m. Dec. 8

NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra, 8 p.m. Dec. 18

Six String Presents

The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary

sixstringpresents.com or thecarytheater.com

Pierce Pettis & Grace Pettis, 8 p.m. Sept. 8

The Farmer & Adele with Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 28

Joe Newberry & April Verch, 8 p.m. Dec. 8

Smedes Parlor Concert Series

Saint Mary’s School, Smedes-Emory Parlor, 900 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.

919-424-4045 or sms.edu/our-programs/arts

“Tango Love!” written by Piazzollo and Gardel, performed by the Marinus Ensemble, 8 p.m. Sept. 25

Triangle Brass Bands Concert

“Classic Brass,” 6 p.m. Sept. 23, Apex Nature Park, Apex

“Fire in the Blood,” 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, Raleigh

“Holiday Blast,” 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wake Forest and 7 p.m. Dec. 13, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh

Triangle Jewish Chorale

919-881-8520 or trianglejewishchorale.org

See website for schedule.

Triangle Traditional Jazz Society

See website for schedule.

Triangle Wind Ensemble

919-451-5177 or trianglewind.org

Fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Cary High School Auditorium, 638 Walnut St., Cary

Holiday concert, 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary.


info@voiceschapelhill.org or voiceschapelhill.org

“Hodie! — Voices Holiday Concert,” Dec. 15-16

IBMA World of Bluegrass

The biggest music festival of them of all comes to downtown Raleigh Sept. 25-29. Look for small club shows, a free street festivals, impromptu jams and big-name concerts at Red Hat Amphitheater. For schedules, tickets and performers, see website.

Women’s Voices Chorus

919-307-6860 or womensvoiceschorus.org

See website for schedule.

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