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Cold Cave

Cold Cave w/ Black Marble, Choir Boy


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Documentary Screening - The Gospel According to André

An emotional journey from Durham native André Leon Talley's roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Devastation of the Nation w/ Aborted

Devastation of the Nation w/ Aborted, Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venom Prison, Signs of the Swarm, ERGODIC


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Music in the Gardens: Lydia Loveless

With a sound that Rolling Stone describes as “an aching, lusty set of twang and sneer wrapped in electric guitar swagger,” roots-rocker Lydia Loveless is as celebrated for her salacious, …


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Nina Simone Revisited with Four Women: A Community Conversation

A community conversation about Nina Simone Revisited with Four Women who will offer insight into their own creative process as well as Nina Simone's influence on their artistic legacy.


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Black Music Black Films

  • The Bullpen
  • (919) 668-2995

Celebrate Black Music Month with four classic films featuring soul, hip-hop and R&B.


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Chris Brashear & Jim Watson

Chris Brashear & Jim Watson


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Dance Performance - The Bipeds: 54 Strange Words

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

As the finale of Durham Independent Dance Artists - DIDA's 2018 season, The Bipeds present '54 Strange Words', an ambitious, evening-length production that treads along the mysterious threshold …


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Durham Comics Fest

  • (919) 560-8648

Durham County Library's annual celebration of comics readers and creators of all ages returns for its 8th year! Enjoy workshops, trivia night, local artist alley, comics creator networking and much …


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Jphono1

Jphono1


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Movie Loft presents: "Killers Three" with special guest John Howie Jr.

Movie Loft slips into the summer swelter with a showing of the 1968 hicksploitation romp that is Killers Three. Dick Clark (who also wrote and produced) with a mustache and machine gun? …


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Will Hoge - Music on the Lawn

Will Hoge has both hit number one on the Country Charts and sung his heart out for the indie-music world. He's authentic, memorable and puts on a great live show. Ellis Dyson & The …


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An Evening of Live Electronic Music Featuring Tescon Pol

Enjoy an evening of live electronic music with Tescon Pol and Sunset Palette. Tescon Pol is known for their dense, digital pop experiments & oscillating, fractured futurescapes. $5 suggested …


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Aztec Sun w/ stArt of Cool

“Funk with Soul” band AZTEC SUN has hypnotized the ears and feet of live music lovers since late 2012. No matter the scale of the venue, Washington DC’s Aztec Sun produces an …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Diggin in the Crates

Welcome to Diggin in the Crates. The Underground Collective introduces their first high-energy monthly party bringing you the best in popular R&B and Hip Hop, from the 80s and 90s until today. …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Dominican Jazz Project

  • Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club

Sandy Gabriel - Saxophone, Guillo Carias - Clavietta, Carlos Luis - Vocals and Guitar, Stephen Anderson - Piano, Jeffry Eckels - Bass, Guy Frometa - Drums, David Alemgod - Percussion


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Flasher w/ Dhed

All Ages


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Mark G. Meadows

Named both "Artist of the Year" and "Composer of the Year" of 2014 by Washington DC's City Paper, Mark G Meadows is a jazz pianist, vocalist, composer, and jazz educator.


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NC Hiphop Festival

  • Various Downtown Venues

Featuring Large Professor, Arrested Development, Mr. Cheeks, Petey Pablo, Sa-Roc, Rise Rasheed, Born Why and more. Plus 100 exhibitors, music production labs, and other activities. 18+ to …


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604