Venues – Durham / nontraditional – music

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 Please inform us HERE if you find outdated or erroneous information, or have information to add.

American Tobacco Campus

Location: 324 Blackwell St. Durham, NC
Phone: 919-433-1570

Beyu Caffé

Location: 335 W Main St Durham, NC
Phone: (919) 683-1058
Info: Jazz and Poetry

Brightleaf Square

Location: 905 W Main St. Durham, NC
Phone: 919-682-9229

Charlie’s Pub

Location: 758 Ninth St Durham, NC
Phone: (919) 286-4446
Info: Wednesday night performances/ Karaoke Night

Chaz’s Bull City Records

Location: 1916 Perry St Durham, NC
Phone: 919.286.9640 (no voicemail)

Devine’s Restaurant

Location: 904 W Main St. Durham, NC
Phone: 919-682-0228

Duke Coffee House

Info: Capacity of 250. Coffeehouse has PA, vocal and instrumental microphones and stands, and DI boxes, but does not keep back-line. *note, don’t send demos to our address — we don’t get mail there! Email us for a mailing address.
Phone: 919.684.4069

Fullsteam Brewery

Location: 726 Rigsbee Ave, Downtown Durham
Phone: (919) 682-2337

James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant

Facility: Pub and Restaurant, Music Venue
Location: 912 W. Main Street Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919.683.3022
Info: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights.


Location: Motorco Music Hall
723 Rigsbee Ave Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919.901.0875


Facility: Music Venue
Location: 117 W. Main St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919.667.1100

St Joseph’s Performance Hall

Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC
Phone: 919-683-1709
Info:  Part of the Hayti Heritage Center

The Tavern

Location: 1900 W. Markham Ave. Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 919.286.7665

West 94th St. Pub

Location: 4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham NC
Phone: 919.403.0025
Info: Live entertainment seasonal, on patio.

West End Tavern

Location: 1647 Cole Mill Rd. Durham, NC
Phone: 919-383-9392