Venues – Chapel Hill-Carrboro / nontraditional – music/performance

Triangle ArtWorks strives to provide basic information and links for all nontraditional music venues in the Triangle.  We will work to keep our information updated, but obviously you should contact the venue directly for up-to-date information. Please inform us HERE if you find outdated or erroneous information, or have information to add.

157 East

Location: 157 E Rosemary St. Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-240-5456

Aloft Hotel

Location: 1001 S Hamilton Rd.Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Phone: 919-932-7772

Blue Horn Lounge

Location: 125 E. Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-929-1511


Location: 705 W Rosemary St Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: (919) 967-9725

Caffé Driade

Location: 1215-A E Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: 919-942-2333
Info: Live music weekly in the summer

Carolina Brewery

Location: 460 W Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: 919-942-1800
Info: Great local and regional music on the patio at Carolina Brewery Pittsboro through the summer months.

Carolina Coffee Shop

Location: 138 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919.942.6875
Info: Coffee/ Bar

Cat’s Cradle

Contact: Derek Powers
Location: 300 E. Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: 919.967.9053 Derek or Frank

The Cave

Location: 452 1/2 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC
Info: Do not call, book through here

The Cellar

Location: 450 W Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: 919-967-7599

Chapel Hill Underground

Location: 157 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 929-3355‎

The Crunkleton

Location: 320 West Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Contact: 919.969.1125

East End Oyster & Martini Bar

Location: 201 E Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3621
Phone: (919) 929-0024

Harry’s Market

Facility: Community Room
Location: 3300 Highway 54 West, Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: Teresa (919) 932-7025
Info: Art and Music Space. (20% of sales + $20 an hour)

He’s Not Here

Location: 112 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: (919) 942-7939

Jessee’s Coffee & Bar

Location: 401 East Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: 919.929.0445
Email: Olivia for booking info.
Info: Event every Thursday – Saturday.

Kildare’s Irish Pub

Location: 206 West Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 919-932-7734

The Library

Location: 120 E. Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: 919-968-6004
Info: We are only interested in booking bands with a strong, local/regional following and are confident in bringing a large crowd with them. If you do feel like you meet these criteria, please e-mail your information here – please include where you are from, dates of interest and a link to your electronic press kit.

Local 506

Location: 506 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 919.942.5506
Info: Private Club, Requires membership to attend shows. Non-Smoking


Facility: Music, Art, Experimental Music, video. All-ages club
Location: 405 ½ West Rosemary St, Chapel Hill NC
Phone: 919-960-6101
Email: Booking and practice space.

Open Eye Cafe

Location: 101 S Greensboro St Carrboro, NC 27510-2338
Info: Visual Art and Music Venue

Southern Rail

Location: 201-C East Main Street Carrboro, North Carolina 27510
Phone: 919.967.1967
Online Contact: Here

West End Wine Bar

Location: Chapel Hill 450 W. Franklin St.
Phone: 919.967.7599
Info: Music and Art