good stuff this week
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Thursday
May
5
The Damned: Don't You Wish We Were Dead
The Pinhook, Durham
This is a screening of a documentary about the Damned. It starts sometime around 7pm.
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Thursday
May
5
Greg Brown
ArtsCenter, Carrboro


Thursday
May
5
Jon McLaughlin, Parachute, My Red and Blue
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Thursday
May
5
Jonny Craig, Tilian, Kurt Travis, Victory Heights, Messenger Down
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Thursday
May
5
Senior Fellows, Squall, Shadows
Slim's, Raleigh


Thursday
May
5
Stephen Kellogg, Brian Dunne
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Thursday
May
5
Ancient Cities, Wahyas, Lairs
Pour House, Raleigh


Thursday
May
5
Grayscale Whale, Zen Groove Arkest
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Fri-Sun
May
6-8
Art of Cool Festival
various downtown venues, Durham
The Art of Cool Festival specializes in a spectrum of contemporary musics from nu soul to funk to jazz to a fusion of all of those things. Big names on the fest this year include Terence Blanchard, The Internet, Anderson .Paak, Kamasi Washington, and Thundercat. Full info at aocfestival.org.
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Friday
May
6
Joshua Davis
ArtsCenter, Carrboro


Friday
May
6
The Sonics, The Woggles, Barrence Whitfield and the Savages
Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw


Friday
May
6
Firecracker Jam, Pagan Hellcats
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Friday
May
6
Matthew Logan Vasquez, Reverend Baron
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Friday
May
6
Well Respected Men
The Station, Carrboro


Friday
May
6
Animal Weapon, Foxture, XOXOK
Kings, Raleigh


Friday
May
6
Sole, DJ Pain 1, Juan Huevos
Local 506, Chapel Hill
music in the groovo.org player: Juan Huevos


Friday
May
6
The Dapper Conspiracy, John the Conqueror, In Between Naps
The Maywood, Raleigh


Friday
May
6
Doco, Fonix, Funk You
Pour House, Raleigh


Friday
May
6
Sticky Fingers, Bootleg Rascal
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Friday
May
6
Idlewild South, Big River Band
Deep South (The Bar), Raleigh


Saturday
May
7
Tab-One, Sinopsis, Nance, Napoleon Wright II
Pour House, Raleigh


Saturday
May
7
Goodbye, Titan, Greaver, Gray Young
Kings, Raleigh
music in the groovo.org player: Gray Young


Saturday
May
7
Boyce Avenue
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Saturday
May
7
Deceased, Eldritch Horror, Old Codger
Slim's, Raleigh


Saturday
May
7
The Mallett Brothers Band, Campfires and Constellations, These Wild Plains
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Saturday
May
7
Jimmie Swagger and the Fussy Eaters, Lester Coalbanks & The Seven Sorrows
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Saturday
May
7
Motorbilly, Isabelle's Gift, Robert Fireball Mitchell
The Maywood, Raleigh
music in the groovo.org player: Motorbilly


Sunday
May
8
Castle Wild, Bellflower, Sadie Rock
Local 506, Chapel Hill
This is part of the 3@3 matinee series.
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Sunday
May
8
Old 97s, The Heartless Bastards, BJ Barham
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Sunday
May
8
The Mercury Tree, This Falling Sky
Pour House, Raleigh


Sunday
May
8
Body Games, Bent Shapes, Band and the Beat
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


photo: Body Games - Hopscotch Music Fest 2013


Sunday
May
8
Oddisee
Kings, Raleigh


Sunday
May
8
Drippy Inputs, Bodykit, Patrick Gallagher, Voter Frog
Neptunes, Raleigh


Sunday
May
8
Cowboy Mouth
Motorco Music Hall, Durham


Monday
May
9
La Luz, Las Rosas, Drag Sounds
Kings, Raleigh


Monday
May
9
Sibannac, US Bastards, Château
Slim's, Raleigh
I'm really digging the recent Chateau album -- it's a nice mix of black metal & blackened thrash, with odd slices of NWOBHM riffs thrown in here & there.
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Monday
May
9
Steve Everett, JD Eicher, Jason Adamo
Pour House, Raleigh


Monday
May
9
Marisa Anderson, Tashi Dorji
The Pinhook, Durham


Monday
May
9
Peach Kelli Pop
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Tuesday
May
10
MW Duo
The Carrack, Durham
It's Free Improv Tuesday, this month featuring a sax/electronics duo.
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Tuesday
May
10
Dead Meadow, Make, Solar Halos
Pour House, Raleigh
This is a powerhouse show for a Tuesday night.
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Tuesday
May
10
Scienze, King I Divine, Azon Blaze, Noah Bility
The Pinhook, Durham


Tuesday
May
10
The Deslondes
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Tuesday
May
10
Downhill Strugglers, Fiddlin' Al McCanless
Nightlight, Chapel Hill


Tuesday
May
10
Born Ruffians, On An On
Kings, Raleigh


Tuesday
May
10
Iron Kingdom, Knightmare, American Empire
The Maywood, Raleigh


Wednesday
May
11
Bitter End, Rhythm of Fear, Self Destruct, Future Prim, Ill Effect
Kings, Raleigh


Wednesday
May
11
Susto
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Wednesday
May
11
Saintseneca, Happy Abandon
The Pinhook, Durham


Wednesday
May
11
Sibannac, Raw Dog, Safe Word, 49 Short
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Wednesday
May
11
Wayleaves, Eddie Taylor, Karbuncle
Pour House, Raleigh


Thursday
May
12
Scythian, Diali Cissokho and Kairaba
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Thursday
May
12
Mike Frazier, Associations, Cameron Stenger, Andrew Timmons
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Thursday
May
12
Frightened Rabbit, Caveman
Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw


Thursday
May
12
The Black Lips, Savoy Motel
Motorco Music Hall, Durham
music in the groovo.org player: The Black Lips


Thursday
May
12
Jonas Sees in Color, Hey Guy, Absent Lovers
Pour House, Raleigh


Thursday
May
12
Phantom Pop, (J)Rowdy and the NightShift, Outside Soul
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Thursday
May
12
Blue Frequency, My Mountains, Flight of Salt
Deep South (The Bar), Raleigh


Thursday
May
12
Ought, Priests
Kings, Raleigh


Thursday
May
12
Adam Ezra Group, Paper Stars
Local 506, Chapel Hill


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