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Rock, jazz, blues and country concerts

Catch Postmodern Jukebox Oct. 14 at Memorial Auditorium as part of Broadway Series South.
Catch Postmodern Jukebox Oct. 14 at Memorial Auditorium as part of Broadway Series South.

Allen de Hart Concert Series

Seby. B. Jones Performing Arts Center, 501 N. Main St., Louisburg

Shows at 7:30 p.m., 866-773-6354; www.jpacarts.com

▪ Crystal Gayle, Sept. 23. $30

▪ Glenn Miller Orchestra, Oct. 21. $27.

▪ The Drifters, Nov. 11. $27.

▪ The Greensboro Symphony – Christmas Show, Dec. 10. $27.

ArtsCenter

Shows at 8 p.m.

300-G East Main St., Carrboro

919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org

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▪ Jim Lauderdale, singer-songerwriter and two-time Grammy winner. Sept. 30. $22.

▪ Piedmont Melody Makers (Alice Gerrard, Jim Watson, Cliff Hale and Chris Brashear), Oct. 13. $20.

▪ Joseph, three sisters from Pacific Northwest, with Nashville songer Ruston Kelly opening, Oct. 15. $13 advance, $15 day of.

▪ Caleb Caudle, classic country, Oct. 21. $16.

▪ Leo Kottke, guitarist. Oct. 28. $36.

▪ Charlie Parr, folk, Nov. 18. $17.

▪ Alejandro Escovedeo, winner of Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Dec. 2. $36.

▪ A Classic Country Christmas, annual Songs from the circle celebrating best in classic country and bluegrass with performers that include Jim Watson, Rebecca Newton and Jefferson Hart, Dec. 3. $25.

▪ The Barefoot Movement, bluegrass trio performing Christmas songs. Dec. 17. $25.

Broadway Series South

Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South S. Raleigh. 919-996-8700, www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

▪ Ben Folds: And A Piano, 7:30 p.m,. Sept. 13, Memorial Auditorium. Tickets start at $39.64

▪ Postmodern Jukebox, 8 p.m., Oct. 14. Tickets start at $37.14

Carolina Performing Arts

Show times vary. Tickets start at $19 unless otherwise noted. Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill. carolinaperformingarts.org

▪ Chris Thile, Sept. 12

▪ Richard Thompson, Oct. 14

▪ Youssou N’Dour, Oct. 25.

▪ Steep Canyon Rangers, Nov. 11.

▪ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Dec. 10. Start at $49.

Carolina Theatre

Shows at 8 p.m., 309 W. Morgan St., Durham

919-560-3030; carolinatheatre.org

▪ Sam Bush, bluegrass, Sept. 9. Start at $29.

▪ Squirrel Nut Zippers, swing, Sept. 23. Start at $25.

▪ Enter the Realm Tour, gospel, Sept. 24. Start at $28.

▪ Julie Fowlis, Gaelic singer, Oct. 6. Start at $24.

▪ The Wood Brothers, Oct. 12. Start at $27.50.

▪ Chick Corea Elektric Band, jazz, Oct. 15. Start at $45.

▪ The Mavericks, cow-punk, Oct. 21. $39.50.

▪ Tower of Power, Oct. 29. Start at $49.50.

▪ 1964 The Tribute, Beatles tribute, Nov. 4. Start at $29.

▪ Eric Johnson, Nov. 10. Start at $29.50

The Cary

Shows at 8 p.m., 122 E. Chatham St. $15-$25.

919-562-2051, thecarytheater

▪ A Celebration of N.C. Songwriters, with Dean Driver Nancy Middleton, Kirk Ridge, Isabel Taylor and Wyatt Easterling, Sept. 23.

▪ Pierce Pettis and Tom Prasada-Rao, Oct. 21.

▪ Richard Leigh, country, Oct. 29.

▪ Pre Turkey Day Benefit Jam, Nov. 11.

▪ Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, folk, Dec. 9.

Cary Arts Center

101 Dry Ave.

919-462-2044, 919-462-2055; www.townofcary.org

▪ Claire Lynch Trio, bluegrass, 8 p.m., Sept. 10. $15-$30.

▪ The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17. $26.

▪ Rachel Flowers, jazz and rock pianist, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14. $20.

▪ Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Jazz Ensembles Fall Concert, 4 p.m. Oct. 30. $10.

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth String Orchestras Fall Concert, 4 p.m., Nov. 13. $5.

Billy McGuigan’s “Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience,” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 19. $26.

Cat’s Cradle

300 E Main St, Carrboro

919-967-9053

For a full listing of concerts at the Cradle go to www.catscradle.com

The Cradle also presents shows at the Haw River Ballroom, the N.C. Museum of Art, Memorial Auditorium and other locations. Here are two upcoming:

▪ Mike Mills Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, 8 p.m., Oct. 30. Composed by former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills with violinist Robert McDuffie, a four-member rock band led by Mills on bass and keyboards and Fifth House Ensemble.

▪ Stand Against HB2 Concert featuring more than 15 bands including Fabulous Knobs, dbs, Rod Abernethy, Love Language, 6 String Drag and Tres Chicas, noon, Nov. 6 with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro. $15-20 with proceeds going to EqualityNC.

The Clayton Center

Shows at 8 p.m., 111 E. Second St. Clayton

▪ “6 Guitars,” Chase Padgett becomes 6 different guitar players each with their musical style – blues, jazz, rock, classical, folk and country. Nov. 19. $20.

▪ “We’ve Only Just Begun, Carpenters Remembered,” songs performed by Michelle Berting Brett and her band. Dec. 10. $30.

Duke Performances

Locations vary around Duke University and Durham

▪  Aaron Neville, 8 p.m., Sept. 23, Baldwin Auditorium. $62/$52/$15.

▪ Billy Hart Quartet, jazz, 5 and 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25, 21C Museum Hotel, Durham. $34.

▪ Zakir Hussain and Niladri Kumar, tabla and sitar, 8 p.m., Oct. 8, Page Auditorium. $15-$45.

▪ Blonde Redhead, rock, 8 p.m., Oct. 14, Reynolds Industries Theater. $15-$42.

▪ Antonio Sanchez, “Birdman” film and live score, 8 p.m. Oct. 29, Reynolds Industries Theater. $15-$38.

▪ My Brightest Diamond, indie rock, 9 p.m. Nov. 19, Motorco Music Hall, Durham. $15, $24.

▪ Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, jazz, 8 p.m., Dec. 1, Page Auditorium, $15-$45.

▪ Gerald Clayton & The Asembly with Lizz Wright, Piedmont Blues, 8 p.m., Dec. 2-3, Reynolds Industries Theater. $15-$38.

▪ Rez Abbasi Invocation, featuring Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Dan Weiss, Johannes Weidenmueller and Elizabeth Means, jazz, 8 p.m., Dec. 17, Baldwin Auditorium. $15-$28.

Durham Blues Festival

Shows at 7 p.m., Sept. 9, 6 p.m. Sept. 10. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Fayetteville St., Durham. $35-$50. www.hayti.org; 919-683-1709

▪ Sept. 9: Barbara Carr, Roy Roberts Beverly Guitar Watkins and Bobby Hinton. Sept. 10: The Luxuriant Sedans, Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’Blues, Joe B. Cutchins Jr. and Grady Champion.

Durham Performing Arts Center

123 Vivian St., Durham

Ticket prices listed are starting costs. www.dpacnc.com.

▪ “Weird Al” Yankovic, 8 p.m., Sept. 9. $39.50

▪ Leon Bridges, soul, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 11. $35.

▪ Amos Lee, singer-songwriter, 8 p.m., Sept. 21. $39.50.

▪ IL DIVO Amor and Passion Tour, classical crossover, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25. $55.

▪ Anthony Hamilton with Lalah Hathaway and Eric Benet, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 6. $55.

▪ 3 Doors Down with Pop Evil and Red Sun Rising, rock, 8 p.m., Oct. 7. $39.50.

▪ Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, the music of Yes, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9. $50.

▪ Bob Dylan, 8 p.m., Nov. 4. $62.50.

▪ The Temptations & The Four Tops, 8 p.m., Nov. 18. $48.

▪ Straight No Chaser, a cappella, 7 p.m., Nov. 20. $49.

▪ Joe Bonamassa, guitarist, 8 p.m., Nov. 25. $82.

▪ The Piano Guys, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 6. $37.50.

▪ Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20. $45.

Halle Cultural Arts Center

Unless otherwise noted shows at 7:30 p.m., at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets $15/$12 for students. thehalle.org

▪ The Old Ceremony, 7 p.m., Sept. 10, Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road. Free

▪ Marcus Anderson, 7 p.m., Sept. 24, Apex Nature Park. Free.

▪ Lenore Raphael, Howard Paul and Jason Foureman, jazz. $15/$12 students.

▪ Peak City Singers present Jukebox Saturday Night, 3 p.m., Oct. 22. Free with tickets.

▪ Lenore Raphael, Wayne Wilkinson and Hillard Greene, in tribute to Oscar Peterson, Nov. 19.

Holly Springs Cultural Center

300 W Ballentine St, Holly Springs

Shows at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $43, $37, $16. 919-567-4000; http://www.hollyspringsnc.us/

▪ The Box Tops, Sept. 23.

▪ The Letterman, Oct. 21

▪ Almost Elton John and the Rock Band, tribute to John by Craig A. Meyer

▪ The James Brown Band with Tony Wilson and the Godfather of Soul Band, Dec. 10.

Hopscotch Music Festival

▪ 120 bands – rock, hip-hop, metal, folk, electronic, experimental, and more – performing over three days in downtown Raleigh clubs, the Red Hat Amphitheater and an outdoor main stage on the City Plaza. Sept. 8-10. A 3-day wristband $165, Thursday or Saturday-only wristband $85, Friday-only wristband $95. Single show tickets available for Wolf Parade and Wye Oak, $40, Erykah Badu and Gary Clark Jr. $60, Beach House, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, and the Dead Tongues $50, Sylvan Esso, Vince Staples and Tushka, $45. There are a series of free events as well. Get all the details at http://hopscotchmusicfest.com

IBMA Bluegrass

▪ Bluegrass Ramble Showcases Sept. 27-29 at various venues, downtown Raleigh, Ticket prices: Single day: $25 IBMA members; $30 nonmembers; Three-day pass: $60 IBMA members; $75 nonmembers; Admission is included with World of Bluegrass Business Conference registration. Tickets: etix.com; https://ibma.org/world-of-bluegrass/bluegrass-ramble, 615-256-3222

▪ IBMA Awards Show, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 29, Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St, Raleigh; $45-$110.

▪ Wide Open Bluegrass, noon-11 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Free streetfest downtown Raleigh and Raleigh Convention Center. Ticketed performances Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 S McDowell St, Raleigh; Tickets: 2-day passes: $60-$140; single day tickets: $40-$80. etix.com. Lineups: https://ibma.org/world-of-bluegrass/wide-open-bluegrass/lineup or wideopenbluegrass.com.

Koka Booth Amphitheater

8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary

▪ Swift Creek, bluegrass, Sept. 7. $5.

▪ ZZ Top with Gov’t Mule, Sep. 14. $54.50/$44.50.

▪ The Lumineers, Sept. 15. $39.50/$49.50.

▪ The Johnny Folsom 4 and Patsy Cline Tribute Band, Sept. 21. $5.

▪ Garrett Newton Band with the String Peddlers, Sept. 28. $5.

▪ Acoustic Manner, Oct. 5. $5.

▪ Alabama with Charlie Daniels Band, Oct. 7. $49.50/$75/$85.

McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

201 Breckenridge St., Henderson

252-598-0662; www.mcgregorhall.org

▪ Sandi Patty “Farewell Tour,” Grammy Award-winning Christian singer, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17. $35/$45.

▪ Rockin Road to Dublin” Irish dance and music, 8 p.m., Sept. 22. $35/$45.

▪ Keb’ Mo’ Band, Grammy Award-winning blues musician, 8 p.m., Oct. 14. $35/$45.

▪ United States Air Force Band, 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Free.

▪ Bill Leslie and Lorica, 8 p.m., Nov. 4. $25.

▪ Nashville songwriters: Danny Flowers, Roger Cook and Wynn Varble, 8 p.m., Nov. 12. $35.

▪  Nutcracker, performed by Ballet for Young Audiences, New York, 2:30 p.m., Dec. 4. $15.

N.C. Museum of Art Park Amphitheater

2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. 919-715-5923 ncartmuseum.org

▪ Violent Femmes, acoustic punk, 8 p.m., Sept. 28. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $45 reserved, $32 general admission.

N.C. State LIVE!

Unless otherwise noted, performances at 8 p.m., Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh

919-515-1100; http://live.arts.ncsu.edu

▪ Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, jazz. Oct. 22. $30-$35. (There will be a pre-show conversation with smith and Art of Cool co-founder Cicely Mitchell at 7 p.m., Room 3222 Talley Student Union.)

▪ Billy Childs: Re-imagining Laura Nyro featuring Becca Stevens and Alicia Olatuja, Nov 19. $30-$35

▪ The Hot Sardines’ Holiday Stomp, Holiday classics with a jazz twist and a tap dancer. Dec 3. $35-$40.

PineCone Concert Series

▪ Dark Water Rising, 5 p.m., Sept. 4, Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wake Forest. Free.

▪ The Quebe Sisters, 2 p.m., Sept. 18, Midtown Park, 35 Midtown Pl, Raleigh. Free.

PNC Arena

1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh.

Showtimes, prices vary. thepncarena.com

▪ Magik, Bollywood performers, Oct. 14.

▪ Alan Jackson, Oct. 27.

▪ Trans-Siberian Orchestra Dec. 14.

Progday

▪ Outdoor festival of international progressive rock, Sept. 3-4, Storybook Farm, One Storybook Lane, off of Jones Ferry Road, Chapel Hill. (Really bad weather back-up venue: Arts Center, Carrboro.) Bands include Bent Knee, Deus Ex Machina, Discipline, Eye, In the Presence of Wolves, Jonathan Scales Fourchestra and Luz De Riada. Weekend pass $100, day of show $120, single day pass $70; 50 percent discount for age 16-18, free 15 and under. www.progday.net/

Raleigh Little Theatre

Stephenson Amphitheatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh.

Tickets online at www.catscradle.com/

▪ The Connells, Reunion of Raleigh rock band, 4:30 p.m., Sept. 24. Doors open at 3:30. $20 adults, $10 16 and under. Tickets online at www.catscradle.com/

Red Hat Amphitheater

500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh

Ticket prices vary. 919-996-8500, redhatamphitheater.com

▪ Hopscotch with Erykah Badu and Gary Clark Jr., Sept. 9.

▪ Boney James with Damien Escobar, Sep. 16

▪ Ben Rector, Sept. 24

▪ Wide Open Bluegrass, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

▪ Disturbed with Chevelle, Oct. 4

▪ Chance the Rapper, Oct. 7.

The Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle (RTOOT)

▪ Fall concert “The Music Comes from Where?” 7:30 p.m., Dec. 6, Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. $9. etix.com or Cary Arts Center box office one hour before the show. 919-469-4069.

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro

https://shakorihillsgrassroots.org

▪ Four-day music festival, Oct, 6-9. Performers include Bela Fleck, Donna the Buffalo, Darlingside, Ellen Jewell, Can Creek Cloggers, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Jack the Radio, Mint Julep Jazz Band, The Outboards, Shabutaso African Dance. All four days, $114 for adults, $59 for ages 13-16. $27 Thursday or Sunday one-day pass, $37 Friday or Saturday one-day pass. Additional charges for camping. Gate hours: 10 a.m.-midnight, Thursday, 9 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts

▪ Outdoor Concert Series on South White Street: Stone Age Romeos, 6-9 p.m., Sept. 9. Free.

▪ Rockin’ the Forest featuring Terry Anderson and the OAK Team, 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $10

▪ Rockin the Forest featuring Johnny Folsom 4, 8 pm. Nov. 19, $10.

▪ Wake Forest Children’s Choir Holiday Concert, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 4. Free

▪ Christmas Jubilee Concert featuring Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., $15; students and seniors $13.

Walnut Creek Amphitheater

3801 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh

Show times and ticket prices vary. 919-831-6400; walnutcreekamphitheatre.com

▪ Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch, Sept. 2-3.

▪ Darius Rucker, Dan and Shay & Michael Ray, Sept. 10.

▪ Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Cheap Trick, Sept. 14.

▪ Brad Paisley, Tyler Farr & Maddie, Sept. 18.

▪ Jason Aldean Thomas Rhett & A Thousand Horse, Sept. 30.

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