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 Please inform us HERE if you find outdated or erroneous information, or have information to add.
42nd St. Oyster Bar
Location: 508 West Jones St. Raleigh, NC
: Live Entertainment Manager Stephen Koster
Info: Live music in the lounge on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.
Location: 4035 Lake Boone Trail Raleigh, NC
Location: 224 E Martin S. Raleigh, NC
Location: 106 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC
Info: Parking available on Glenwood Ave. and across in the parking lot.
Location: 217 W Martin St. Raleigh, NC
Email: Jim Shires email@example.com
Info: Live music. Can rent for performance events.
Big Easy, The
Location: 222 Fayetteville St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live Music Tuesday-Saturday, First Friday
Black Flower, The
Location: 517 W Peace St. Raleigh, NC
Bone Daddy’s Hideaway
Location: 605 Creedside Dr. Raleigh, NC
Info: Microphones, stands, an installed snake with 16 xlr and 4 ¼ inch connections. Mackie Board and some 62 Par & laser lights. Insulated 16’ x 12’ stage with a classic Ludwig drum kit. Primarily interested in booking classic rock, southern rock, blues bands with a little bluegrass, country, and boogie thrown in for variation. Forward your contact info and a link to your myspace account or website to the email provided. Starts earlier than most clubs at 8:30-9:00pm. Open mike on Wednesdays.
Brewmaster’s Bar & Grill
Location: 301 West Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Info: Live music
Location: 605 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC
Contact: 919-559-1635 (John Howard)
Info: Live music Friday and Saturday
Location: 110 E Davie St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Art and Music. Mainly eclectic, Klezmer, DJ/percussion, and chamber music quartets.
Busy Bee Café
Location: 225S Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC
Location: 410 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live music Wednesdays
Location: Three locations: Plaza West 5563 Western Boulevard Raleigh, NC 27606, Mission Valley 2109 Avent Ferry Road #152 Raleigh, NC 27606, Morrisville Station 10255 Chapel Hill Road #200 Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: Mission Valley 919.833.8337, Plaza West 919.851.9006, and Morrisville Station 919.380.1617.
Info: Live music, open mic, karaoke
Location: 1506 Hwy 70 Garner, NC
City Limits Saloon
Location: 901 Tryon Hill Dr. Raleigh, NC
Location: 6101 NC Hwy 42 West Garner, NC 27529
Location: 5300 Homewood Banks Dr. Raleigh, NC
Crowley’s of Stonehenge
Location: 7330 Creedmoor Rd. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live music/weekends
Deep South Bar
Location: 430 S Dawson St. Raleigh, NC
Phone: 919.833.1255 (Bar Phone), and 919.844.1515 (Headquarter)
Info: Check booking requirements on website.
Location: 3 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27603
Location: 8109 Fayetteville Rd. Suite 113 Raleigh, NC 27603
Info: Coffee shop with live music/open mic.
Falls River Music
Location: 1141 Falls River Ave. 110 Raleigh, NC
Info: Music store, with open mic nights every Tuesday at 8pm. Sign ups start at 7:30pm. Full drum set, bass and guitar amps, PA and lights all on stage… Just bring guitar/bass. Also features other events.
Fat Daddy’s Market & Grill
Location: 6201 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC
1 Location: 311 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27603
2 Location: 1144 Kildaire Farm Rd. Cary, NC 27511
Info: Live Music at both locations.
Location: 201 Tryon Rd. Raleigh, NC
Info: Part of Hope Community Church. Thursday Night is Bluegrass Night. Live music Saturday.
Location: 901 West Morgan St. Raleigh, NC 27603
Info: Jazz, Blues, etc. during lunch, dinner. Live dance music on Saturday nights.
Java Divine Coffee Bar
Location: 128 Bass Lake Rd. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live music Fridays
Location: 14 W Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Booking Info: Email link with your band’s website, your myspace page, or an EPK – Something that will enable us to listen to your music online. Books 2 to 3 months in advance. Tech space available on site. Booking
Korner Pocket Sports Bar and Grille
Location: 8508 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh, NC
Info: Sports bar with live music.
Location: 126 E Cabarrus St. Raleigh, NC
Loafers Beach Club
Location: 3914 Atlantic Ave. Raleigh, NC 27604
Info: Dance club with live music, primarily beach and swing.
Loco Lu’s Coffeehouse
Location: 5210 Hollyridge Dr. Raleigh, NC 27612
Info: Open mic every Monday, Jazz and Blues every 3rd Thursday of every month. Acoustic Jam nights are on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month.
Location: 600 Creekside Dr. Raleigh, NC
Location: 5100 Lacy Ave. Raleigh, NC
Location: 8111-111 Creedmoor Rd. Raleigh, NC
Location: 2253 New Hope Church Rd. Raleigh NC
Info: Live music on weekends, open jam on Tues/Wed.
O’Dwyers Irish Sports Pub
Location: 3325 Rogers Rd, Ste 112 Raleigh, NC
Location: 7901 Falls of the Neuse Rd #101 Raleigh, NC
Info: Acoustic Open Mic
Location: 8304 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC
Location: 224 S. Blout St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live music, with open mic on Mondays.
Location: 2800 Rock Quarry Rd. Raleigh, NC
Info: Jazz music
Red Velvet Lounge
Location: 1621 North Market Dr. Raleigh, NC
Location: 2116 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Next to NC State University, this outdoor, casual venue hosts live bands. All ages, alcohol requires an ID.
Salem Street Pub
Location: 113 N Salem St. Raleigh, NC
Phone: (919) 387-9992
Scooter’s Bar & Grill
Location: 1911 Sego Ct. Raleigh, NC
Location: 2500 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Live music venue, across from NCSU.
Six Forks Pub
Location: 7361 Six Forks Rd. Raleigh, NC
Phone: (919) 848-4782
Location: 227 S Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Rock venue, downtown Raleigh.
Location: 614 N West St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Music venue, Glenwood South. Also available for rental.
Location: 141 Park at North Hills Street, Suite 120 Raleigh, NC
Sullivan’s of Raleigh
Location: 414 Glenwood Ave. Suite 103 Raleigh, NC
Info: Fine Dining, jazz music in lounge.
Sushi Blues Cafe
Location: 301 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC
Tailgaters Sports Bar
Location: 2645-A E Millbrook Rd. Raleigh, NC
Info: For booking ask for Jeree
Tir Na Nog
Location: 218 South Blount St. Raleigh, NC
Info: Local and Irish Bands, First Friday.
Varina Sports Bar
Location: 213 Fayetteville St. Fuquay-Varina, NC
Info: Live music Fridays
Location: 8470 Honeycutt Rd. Raleigh, NC
Vinos Finos y Picadas
Location: 8450 Honeycutt Rd #110
Volume 11 Tavern
Location: 658 Maywood Ave.Raleigh, NC 27603
Info: Rock & roll venue, 500 person capacity. “If your band is interested in booking a show, send an email …..(including) your band’s website address, your myspace address, links to your music, any articles/reviews of your band, and some detailed info from your last 6 shows (where/when/$/lineup/total paid attendees/etc) We are committed to the local Raleigh music scene, but due to the sheer volume of emails we get we may not be able to answer every request we get. Please don’t take it personally.” You can also send demo packages and press kits to the above address.
The Well at Five Points
Location: 1620 1/2 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27608-2320
The Well at Five Points is looking for live acoustic guitar solo artists to play fun, fresh, upbeat music for our patrons. If you are interested in playing at The Well at Five Points, send us your contact information, any websites you are associated with, and some demo material for us to review. If we like what you send we will contact you about bookings. If you don’t have material for us to review you are always welcome to attend one of our open mic nights and show us what you’ve got.
White Collar Crime
Location: 319 W Davie St. Raleigh, NC
Woody’s @ City Market
Location: 205 Wolfe St. Raleigh, NC
Location: 208 Wolfe St, City Market
Info: Live entertainment Wednesday – Saturday