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Upcoming Events

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 21, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

February 22, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Counterclockwise String Band

February 23, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Bridging the traditional and the progressive, Counterclockwise String Band puts forth a style of bluegrass that is both compellingly new and refreshingly familiar. Energetic, creative and genuine, the central-North…

Duke Street Dogs

February 24, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: Tan and Sober Gentlemen

February 24, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF: NO Cover

Hailing from Snow Camp, NC, the Tan and Sober Gentlemen pioneer a sound they call “Celtic punk-grass”. Raw and unfiltered, this style is a blend of hard-driving, danceable…

The Willie Painter Band

February 25, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Dance the night away! Playing a mix of danceable blues with a nod towards swinging jazz and an eclectic selection of rock and pop tunes, the Willie Painter Band consists…

Doc Branch Band

February 26, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The Doc Branch Band has a long history of family music-making. There has been a Terry family band of some sort as long as anyone in Bahama can remember…

Mardi Gras Party

February 28, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 8:15pm * NO Cover

Here’s what’s happening at the Blue Note Grill:

8:15pm:  The Bulltown Strutters at 8:15 and Curtis Eller

9:45/10pm :  Curtis Eller
Here’s what’s…

Nash Street Ramblers

March 2, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Duke Street Dogs

March 3, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Telecaster Masters Reunion

March 3, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $10

This special Telecaster Masters reunion event brings back the original group of Telecaster Masters, Will McFarlane, Tommy Goldsmith, and Bill Bryan, with John Hanks (drums) and FJ Ventre (bass) as…

Spank

March 4, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Spank is the product of 150 years of collective experience at performing live rock, rhythm and blues.

Veteran performers Mike Edwards and Robert Turner (Mike Edwards and The Banned) have…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host TBA

March 5, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 7, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Blue Wed: The Herded Cats

March 8, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Tim Frank (guitar and vocals), Art Champagne (guitar),  Robert Humphreys (sax), Anne Shrago (bass), and Sallie Gossett (vocals) – Fun blues & R&B…

Craver, Hicks, Watson and Newberry

March 9, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * No cover

Bill Hicks and Jim Watson, along with Tommy Thompson founded the Red Clay Ramblers in 1972. Mike Craver joined in 1973. For the next decade these talented musicians toured extensively…

Duke Street Dogs

March 10, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Dance Party: Jimmy Weaver Trio

March 10, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $5

The Jimmy Weaver Trio has experience in many different genres of music. The night will be filled with extraordinary musicianship, and vocals that will turn your head. We look forward…

Josh Preslar Band

March 11, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

You can never eat too many ribs, listen to too much good music, or dance til you fall out in the floor. But that’s what you’ll do when…

Adrian Duke & Theresa Richmond

March 12, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

We can think of no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. None. Nada. Get in here!

Adrian Duke is a piano player/singer/songwriter steeped deeply in the New…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 14, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Blue Wednesday: Jimi King Trio

March 15, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Whether swinging a Texas beat, soulfully playing Chicago blues, or stepping to a rhythmic New Orleans groove they deliver with musical authority. From rock, to soul, funk, and even Latin…

Carolina Lightnin’

March 16, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * No cover

Carolina Lightnin’ is Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur performing a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Duke Street Dogs

March 17, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Sutter’s Gold Streak

March 18, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

The Blue Note Grill and Sutter’s Gold Streak Band would like to invite you to an evening of memorable Country Rock tunes from the past.

Please save the date…

Edward Stephenson

March 19, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Ed Stephenson Raleigh, NC based Canadian guitarist and Alanna recording artist, Ed (Stefanyshyn) Stephenson’s virtuosity extends throughout the Classical Spanish, Flamenco, and Flamenco Fusion genres. He has performed throughout…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 21, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Duke Street Dogs 3/24/17

March 24, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 28, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

March 29, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Kirk Ridge Band / Individually Twisted

March 30, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * No cover

Kirk’s award-winning rockabilly/swing music has been featured on NPR’s Car Talk, Belfast’s Celtic Roots Radio, and London’s Deep Grooves Radio.  His head turning lyrics…

Duke Street Dogs

March 31, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

My Three Sons Trio

March 31, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $10

MY THREE SONS, led by guitarist/composer Pete Petty, is an electric jazz trio with strong roots in rock and funk. On bass is Bobby Patterson (DAG, Go There). On…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest hosts TBA

April 2, 2017  ·  6:30-9:30pm/NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 4, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

April 5, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Nash Street Ramblers

April 6, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Duke Street Dogs -April 7

April 7, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Green Level Entertainers

April 9, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

A local supergroup of sorts, the Green Level Entertainers have been playing acoustic music together for close to 25 years; the quartet of progressive-minded pickers includes New Deal String…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 11, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday Blues Jam again, so come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps, drums…

Duke Street Dogs – April 14

April 14, 2017  ·  6-8pm/No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Too Much Fun

April 14, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF

Too Much Fun  has been playing it’s unique style of rootsy, rocking,  rhythm and blues for the last twenty five years and with the release of their latest album…

The Well-Respected Men / Johnny Folsom 4

April 15, 2017  ·  Saturday * 7pm * $8

The Well Respected Men specialize in the music and the majesty of the Kinks.  Come prepared to dance.  Kinks kovers played by (alphabetically) Jefferson Hart, Peter Holsapple, Glenn Jones, Jody…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 18, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Blue Wednesday: Lauren Mitchell

April 19, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * $8

Lauren Mitchell
Singer Lauren Mitchell Follows her Musical Heart
“My first solo singing performance happened in church!” recalls Lauren Mitchell, a woman who, in only a few short years, has…

Carolina Lightnin’

April 20, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Carolina Lightnin’ is Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur performing a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Duke Street Dogs – April 21

April 21, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Bill Lyerly Band

April 21, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $10

American roots rock rebel Bill Lyerly has a fascination with Europe that follows the tradition of two famous bluesmen with whom he has performed. Both John Lee Hooker and Bo…

Edward Stephenson

April 23, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Ed Stephenson Raleigh, NC based Canadian guitarist and Alanna recording artist, Ed (Stefanyshyn) Stephenson’s virtuosity extends throughout the Classical Spanish, Flamenco, and Flamenco Fusion genres. He has performed throughout…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 25, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

April 26, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Duke Street Dogs – April 28

April 28, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Armand & Bluesology

April 29, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads of talent to the stage. High energy blues and R&B.  Get here early for this…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 2, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday again and you know what that means. The dreaded Monday has come and gone and tomorrow is Hump Day. What better way to push through the week…

Duke Street Dogs – May 5

May 5, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Harper and Midwest Kind

May 5, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Multi award winning Australian Singer/songwriter Peter D. Harper creates a heady mix of original world, blues & roots music, featuring soulful vocals, wailing harmonica and the haunting drone of…

Duke Street Dogs – May 5

May 5, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest hosts TBA

May 7, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6:30-9:30pm * NO Cover

One more day of music before heading back to work!  Come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Bring your instrument of choice and get your musical “fix…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 9, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the…

Duke Street Dogs – May 12

May 12, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 16, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the…

Copy of Copy of Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 16, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the…

Duke Street Dogs – May 19

May 19, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 23, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the…

Duke Street Dogs – May 26

May 26, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 30, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

June 25, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

July 23, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

August 20, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

August 20, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Current & Past Events

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 21, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Kamara Thomas

February 19, 2017  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Kamara Thomas writes hypnotic, astro-religious musical tales culled from ancient American songlines and dreamtimes.  The songwriting draws from a wide swath of classic country and rock–  echoes of Fleetwood…

Duke Street Dogs

February 17, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: The Rousters

February 17, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF: NO Cover

Durham’s own bringing you electric blues and classic rock!

REMEMBER there are no table guarantees on Friday nights. Please arrive after 8pm for the 9pm show. Seating is first…

Blue Wednesday: Bull City Blues Band with Charlley Ward

February 15, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

The Bull City Blues Band (BCBB) have been bringing modern blues to NC since 1991 were 2017 IBC Semi-Finalists, recent winner of the 2016 Cape Fear Blues Challenge and…

Tuesday Valentine Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 14, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Bring the love. Share the love!  The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for…

The Tornado Blues Band with the Hornados!

February 11, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

AND NOW A WORD DIRECT FROM JOEL SUGARMAN:  “We’re looking forward to rocking the BNG this Saturday. We’ll have some talented collaboration from fabulous Hornados Bryan McCune &amp…

Duke Street Dogs

February 10, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

The Groovynators

February 10, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The Groovynators have been gigging around the Durham/Hillsborough NC area since 2011 bringing their infectious brand of rockin’ jazzy blues to the many of the local stages. their mission…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

February 8, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Tim Frank (guitar and vocals), Art Champagne (guitar),  Robert Humphreys (sax), Anne Shrago (bass), and Sallie Gossett (vocals) – Fun blues & R&B…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 7, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest hosts High Cotton

February 5, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Duke Street Dogs

February 3, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Jimmy Weaver Trio

February 3, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $5

The Jimmy Weaver Trio has experience in many different genres of music. The night will be filled with extraordinary musicianship, and vocals that will turn your head. We look forward…

Nash Street Ramblers

February 2, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

February 1, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band) and it has been a huge success!

You know…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 31, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

NEW DATE: 2016 IBC Memphis Artist Revue Fundraiser

January 29, 2017  ·  Sunday * 4-9pm* $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW!

On the Road Again….to the 33rd International Blues Challenge in Memphis!

Congratulations to our 2016 winners, Ruth Wyand in the solo/duo category and Good…

FFAF: Ellis Dyson & the Shambles

January 27, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF: NO Cover

Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from Piedmont murder ballads, to Dixieland, to big band swing. The result: whiskey-soaked, foot-stompin’ songs that bring…

Janet Stolp & the Best Kept Secrets

January 26, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Best Kept Secrets have found a mutual love of the old swing and Jazz tunes. Older songs like “Makin’ Believe,” ” Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams,” and “Breezin’ Along With…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

January 25, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 24, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

James, Pace & Preslar

January 22, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The dynamic trio JAMES, PACE & PRESLAR consists of T.A. JAMES <gtr/vox>, KELLY PACE <drums> (both best known as the rhythm section of Mel…

Smile the Band/Northern High School Reunion Get-Together

January 21, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

Retro Covers from the 60s-70s-80s. Pop – R&B – Funk – Soul – Classic Rock – Disco!  Members of Smile are derived from some of the Triangle area’s favorite party…

Duke Street Dogs – 1/20/16

January 20, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Slam Allen – CANCELLED!

January 20, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $15

American Showplace Music recording artist Slam Allen is the most dynamic and original soul and blues artist on the scene today! Think the energy and soul of Otis Redding with…

Smitty & the JumpStarters

January 20, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF NO COVER

The Greensboro area’s newest Jumpin’, Swingin’ Blues quartet is playing songs made to get your feet moving.

The JumpStarters feature upbeat songs that pull styles from West Coast Swing…

Carolina Lightnin’

January 19, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 17, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Proctor Party – David McKnight Gathering

January 15, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Hello friends of David McKnight. I think most folks know by now that David has an inoperable brain tumor and is living at the Pruitt Health Center (Duke UMC owned…

Duke Street Dogs – 1/13/16

January 13, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Matt Phillips & Barrett Brooks

January 12, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

Matt Phillips comes from a long line of southern preachers, born in NC to a nurse & a psychologist. His lyrics are evocative & autobiographical, alluding to biblical history, transcendentalist…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 10, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Tommy Edwards, Andrew Marlin, and Miles Andrews

January 8, 2017  ·  5-7PM/NO Cover

Andrew Marlin and Tommy Edwards love to play music together. Unfortunately, their busy schedules seldom allow them the opportunity to do so.

Andrew is one half of the Americana super…

NEW DATE: 2016 IBC Memphis Artist Revue Fundraiser

January 7, 2017  ·  Saturday * 7pm * $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW!

On the Road Again….to the 33rd International Blues Challenge in Memphis!

Congratulations to our 2016 winners, Ruth Wyand in the solo/duo category and Good…

Duke Street Dogs 1/6/17

January 6, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: Donna Blue Band

January 6, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Free For All Friday:  We call it “Non-obvious Music for Adults.” Four Triangle area musicians with > 100 years of collective performance experience have teamed up to form an…

Nash Street Ramblers

January 5, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 3, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host Tad Walters

January 1, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow after a long holiday?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical…

New Year’s Eve 2016 with Josh Preslar Band

December 31, 2016  ·  Saturday * 9pm * $45 includes seated dinner, dessert, Champagne, favors / $25 includes Champagne and favors

 NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU 2016-17

½ Rack of Baby Back Ribs (wet or dry) served with baked potato w/butter, sour cream & chives and Parmesan topped Roasted Asparagus…

Duke Street Dogs

December 30, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: Snake Malone & The Black Cat Bone

December 30, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF: NO Cover

Live at The Blue Note Grill on Friday, December 30!

Hailing from Wilmington, NC, Snake Malone & The Black Cat Bone is a 7-piece vintage flavored Blues band. Playing…

Copy of FFAF: Snake Malone & The Black Cat Bone

December 30, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF: NO Cover

Live at The Blue Note Grill on Friday, December 30!

Hailing from Wilmington, NC, Snake Malone & The Black Cat Bone is a 7-piece vintage flavored Blues band. Playing…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 27, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Christmas Day – CLOSED

December 25, 2016  ·  Sunday * All Day

We will be closed on Christmas Day opening presents and eating too much, but will be back on Tuesday with Clark Stern’s Tuesday Blues Jam as we slide our…

Christmas Eve – CLOSED

December 24, 2016  ·  Saturday * All Day

We will be closed on Christmas Eve doing the Jingle Bell Rock and wrapping presents, but will be back on Tuesday with Clark Stern’s Tuesday Blues Jam as we…

Duke Street Dogs

December 23, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

7th Annual NEWTONANNY

December 22, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Only the best Chrusmus progrum in the south! 1 million special guest musicians and the best dressed people in the Triangle.

In its 7th year at The Blue Note Grill…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

December 21, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Don’t miss this special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Tad Walters
Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 20, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

December 18, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5pm * NO Cover

Honkytonk and rockabilly. Great music that will get you moving and tapping your toes.
Michelle has been singin’ almost as long as she’s been walking. She experienced a great…

Pre-Winter Dance Party: Cyril Lance / Good Rocking Sam

December 17, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Dance the night away two rockin’ bands, all while celebrating the December birthday boys and girls!

Cyril Lance
The North Carolina born, six strings master, Plays Blues, Jazz, as well…

Duke Street Dogs

December 16, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: Sam Frazier Band

December 16, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Free For All Friday welcomes Sam Frazier, guitarist (and pianist and bassist), singer, and songwriter from Greensboro, NC. He has released two solo CD’s Half a Million and Sam…

Carolina Lightnin’

December 15, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 13, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

Ann Arader

December 11, 2016  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

A unique & expressive voice, Ann performs her jazz & bluesy-styled classics along with rare gems by your favorite artists – Van Morrison, Joan Armatrading, Annie Lennox, Rickie Lee Jones…

Duke Street Dogs

December 9, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: Chuck Cotton’s House of Dues

December 9, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

It’s FFAF (Free for All Friday) and we’ve got Chuck Cotton in the house … with The House of Dues no less.  The House of Dues got their start…

Pinky Wyoming & Duke LaCrosse

December 8, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

The two! The only return!

The legendary Pinky Wyoming & Duke LaCrosse return to kick off their annual musical tour of musicianry. They hope to see their many, many fans…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 6, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The ever-amazing, supremely-talented, ivory-tickling Clark Stern hosts our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and shares the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest Will McFarlane

December 4, 2016  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

The Terry Wiley Band

December 3, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you can handle! Featuring the best musicians, a song list filled with crowd favorites, and the fabulous voice of…

Duke Street Dogs 12/2/16

December 2, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Nash Street Ramblers

December 1, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

November 30, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Don’t miss this special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career at 17…

Ruth Wyand: Mama’s Got the Blues & Road2Memphis Fundraiser

November 27, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover, donations accepted

Meet Ruth Wyand, winner of the Triangle Blues Society’s 2016 Challenge in the solo/duo division! She’s headed to the 2017 International Blues Challenge, the largest gathering of…

The Tornado Blues Band with the Hornados!

November 26, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

You’re gonna wanna dance some of that Thanksgiving off, so come out for a fun night of dancing and general Tornados mayhem at one of Durham’s premiere live…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

November 23, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Pre-turkey coma Blue Wednesday!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by…

Randy Johnston Trio

November 20, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Blue Note Grill welcomes back internationally renowned jazz and blues guitarist, Randy Johnston. Electric blues meets bebop with contemporary influences – an exciting convergence of sounds that has made Randy one…

Books, Beer & Bluejazz

November 19, 2016  ·  Saturday * Noon-4pm * NO cover

Join us the afternoon of Saturday, November 19th for an unforgettable event sponsored by the Piedmont Laureate program as part of the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market. Books, Beer &amp…

Duke Street Dogs

November 18, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Luis Del Rio Album Release Show

November 13, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Luis Del Río plays his album-release show celebrating his second album, “Del Río”. Hailing from Durham by way of Argentina, Del Río’s music is reflective…

Spank

November 12, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Spank is the product of 150 years of collective experience at performing live rock, rhythm and blues.

Veteran performers Mike Edwards and Robert Turner (Mike Edwards and The Banned) have…

Duke Street Dogs

November 11, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Roger “Hurricane” Wilson

November 11, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Guitarist and songwriter, Roger “Hurricane” Wilson, was born on July 27, 1953 in Newark, New Jersey. When he was a year old, his parents moved to a little town on…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

November 9, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Armand & Bluesology

November 5, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads of talent to the stage. High energy blues and R&B.  Get here early for this…

Duke Street Dogs

November 4, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Yeaux Katz

November 3, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7:30pm * NO COVER

 Yeau Katz IS Chris Frank (Red Clay Ramblers), Rob Ladd (Red Clay Ramblers, Alanis Morissette, Don Henley, The Connells, lots of 80’s bands, http://www.moderndrummer.com/site/2004…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders with Scott Sawyer

November 2, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

November 1, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Carrie Marshall

October 30, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5pm * NO Cover

Named one of North Carolina’s Top Charlotte Vocalists in 2012 by the Carolina Entertainment Network, seasoned vocalist Carrie Marshall has performed at such notable events as the Democratic National…

Halloween Bash VII: The Beauty Operators

October 29, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

There’s no better bunch to celebrate Halloween with than these wild women! There’ll be contests, prizes, and guaranteed fun and dancing.
What do you do when you’re…

FFAF: The Claptones

October 28, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

 It’s Free For All Friday and we’re welcoming back The Claptones!

The Claptones are a rock and roll band whose music has a heavy blues flavor influenced by…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 25, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

October 23, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

The Willie Painter Band

October 22, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Dance the night away! Playing a mix of danceable blues with a nod towards swinging jazz and an eclectic selection of rock and pop tunes, the Willie Painter Band consists…

Duke Street Dogs

October 21, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Free For All Fridays: 8-Track Minds

October 21, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

8-Track Minds plays funky, beautiful ‘70s gold for hip-shakin’ and slow dancin’. Our charismatic and velvet-voiced singer Sandie, beside veteran Triangle musicians who look the part, delivers…

Carolina Lightnin’

October 20, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

October 19, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Don’t miss this special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career at 17…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 18, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Kamara Thomas and the Night Drivers

October 16, 2016  ·  4-7pm/NO Cover

Kamara Thomas writes hypnotic, astro-religious musical tales culled from ancient American songlines and dreamtimes.  The songwriting draws from a wide swath of classic country and rock–  echoes of Fleetwood…

Nancy Middleton & the Fellow Travelers

October 15, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Nancy Middleton is one of North Carolina’s iconic songwriters! She gained national recognition with her album “The Way I Do.” After a successful move to Nashville, she returned home…

Duke Street Dogs

October 14, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

The Terry Wiley Band

October 14, 2016  ·  9pm /$8

Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you can handle! Featuring the best musicians, a song list filled with crowd favorites, and the fabulous voice of…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

October 12, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 11, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

James, Pace & Preslar

October 9, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The dynamic trio JAMES, PACE & PRESLAR consists of T.A. JAMES <gtr/vox>, KELLY PACE <drums> (both best known as the rhythm section of Mel…

The Swang Brothers

October 8, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * NO Cover

The Swang Brothers play American music from the 50s and 60s, combining a heady mix of traditional country, rockabilly, blues, swing and boogie with band members Eric Peterson (electric guitar…

Duke Street Dogs

October 7, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Nash Street Ramblers

October 6, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders “Spoons VS Knives”

October 5, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Blue Wednesday hosts, The Spoonbenders, consists of vocalist Dave Sword, guitarist Mike Conway, and bassist/vocalist Chuck Taylor (all courtesy of Good Rocking Sam), guitarist Tim Collins, and drummer/vocalist…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 4, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Cancelled! Gina Sicilia

October 1, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

We are sorry to announce that this performance has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to have Gina on the schedule again in the future.
Gina Sicilia…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

September 28, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 27, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

September 25, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

The Backbeat

September 24, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $6

Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Beatles & 60’s rock & roll band The BackBeat pleases crowds of all ages with hits from the Fab Four along with timeless classics…

Blue Note Grill Radio Show with Kirk Ridge Band & Others

September 22, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

A cast of award winning performers bring another of their old-time variety shows to the BNG. Blues and jazz music, impact poetry, comedy sketches, and homegrown storytelling fill the…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

September 21, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Don’t miss this special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career at 17…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 20, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

2016 TBS Blues Challenge

September 18, 2016  ·  Sunday * 2pm *$10 / $8 for members

On the Road Again….to the 33rd International Blues Challenge in Memphis!

Come watch some of the best bands in the area compete to represent TBS at the International Blues…

Duke Street Dogs

September 16, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

Carolina Lightnin’

September 15, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

September 14, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 13, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

The Hollow Rock Ramblers

September 11, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5pm * NO Cover

Who are these guys really? ? ?

The Hollow Rock Ramblers are Carson Holloway (vocal/guitar), Dan Eason (guitar/lap slide), John Soper (N.E.D.) (mandolin), Dan Smith (guitar) and Pooh…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders “East Meets West”

September 7, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Blue Wednesday hosts, THE SPOONBENDERS, consists of vocalist DAVE SWORD, guitarist MIKE CONWAY, and bassist/vocalist CHUCK TAYLOR (all courtesy of Good Rocking Sam), guiarist TIM COLLINS, and drummer/vocalist…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 6, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host Josh Preslar

September 4, 2016  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

End of Summer Dance Party: The Terry Wiley Band

September 3, 2016  ·  8pm /$8

Send the heat and humidity packing with our End of Summer Dance Party with The Terry Wiley Band. Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you…

Nash Street Ramblers

September 1, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

August 31, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

Don’t miss this special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career at 17…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 30, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Raise the Roof Music Night and Silent Auction

August 28, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * $10 suggested donation

The 2nd annual “Raise the Roof” fundraiser is just around the corner!  The evening will be family friendly and includes a very exciting silent auction. An incredible musical lineup featuring…

Armand & Bluesology

August 27, 2016  ·  8pm /$10

Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads of talent to the stage. High energy blues and R&B.  Get here early for this…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

August 24, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 23, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Handsome Al & the Lookers with Emma Davis

August 20, 2016  ·  8pm/ $8

Each member of Handsome Al and the Lookers has been making music for lots of years. Dave and Alan most recently with the “Chicken Fried Blues Band,” Emma with “Big…

FFAF: Donna Blue Band

August 19, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Free For All Friday:  We call it “Non-obvious Music for Adults.” Four Triangle area musicians with > 100 years of collective performance experience have teamed up to form an…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 16, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Duke Street Dogs

August 12, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Friday + Duke Street Dogs = the best Friday afternoon in town!  Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the weekend.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a…

FFAF: The Phantom Playboys

August 12, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The Phantom Playboys bring the sounds of Rock-a-billy and 50’s Rock-n-Roll with a splash of surf and flying jump-kick of raw energy!

With influences…

Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

August 11, 2016  ·  7-9pm/NO Cover

Join us for a special evening of Piedmont blues with Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman.

Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh who started his professional career at 17…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

August 10, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 9, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host TBA

August 7, 2016  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Microwave Dave and the Nukes

August 5, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Roots, blues and all the by-products!

Twenty years of performances in the U.S and Europe and six albums-with more on the way-have helped Microwave Dave &amp…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

August 4, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Honkytonk and rockabilly. Great music that will get you moving and tapping your toes.
Michelle has been singin’ almost as long as she’s been walking. She experienced a great…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

August 3, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 2, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

July 31, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

July 27, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 26, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Carolina Lightnin’

July 21, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

July 20, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 19, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Mel Jones and His Bag O’Bones

July 17, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Dr. John meets Sonny Terry.

Acoustic Blues, Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B (not necessarily in that order)

Mel Jones has been playing his brand of Americana music for more than…

The Tornado Blues Band with the Hornados!

July 16, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Back home for a fun night of dancing and general Tornados mayhem at one of Durham’s premiere live music clubs. The Tornados – Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel, and…

The Tornado Blues Band with the Hornados!

July 16, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Back home for a fun night of dancing and general Tornados mayhem at one of Durham’s premiere live music clubs. The Tornados – Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel, and…

Duke Street Dogs

July 15, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Fridays: The BilliTones

July 15, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The BilliTones are a very tight cover band with fabulous vocals! Mostly rock tunes from the 60’s and 70’s with an emphasis on the Beatles, Grateful Dead, Pretenders…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 12, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

James, Pace & Preslar

July 10, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The dynamic trio JAMES, PACE & PRESLAR consists of T.A. JAMES <gtr/vox>, KELLY PACE <drums> (both best known as the rhythm section of Mel…

Duke Street Dogs

July 8, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Fridays: Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs

July 8, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

Rocking the Blues since before he was born – Lee is one of the Triangle’s finest bluesmen. Lee and the Dogs guarantee a great show, for any occasion.

Lee Gildersleeve…

Nash Street Ramblers

July 7, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 5, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host TBA

July 3, 2016  ·  Sunday * 6-9:30pm * NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

All American Party with Hickory Switch

July 2, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Celebrate the 4th with some good old boot-scootin’!  Country Music is hot and Hickory Switch plans to entertain with songs from the biggest performers of today’s music. From…

Duke Street Dogs

July 1, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

The Nashvillifiers

June 30, 2016  ·  7pm/NO cover

The Nashvilifiers play country as though the 80s, 90s, Aughts and Teens never happened. They mostly ignore the 70s as well, cleaving instead to the true classic repertoire of Hank…

Chuck Cotton’s House of Dues

June 29, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

The House of Dues got their start at a Mardi Gras gig about 2 years ago. Since then they have been a powerhouse blues and funk band for the Greensboro…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 28, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Randy Johnston

June 26, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Blue Note Grill welcomes back internationally renowned jazz guitarist, Randy Johnston.  Electric blues meets bebop with contemporary influences – an exciting convergence of sounds that has made Randy one of the…

June Birthday Party with Josh Preslar Band

June 25, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

If you were born in June, this birthday party is for you!  Josh Preslar along with Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), Clark Stern (keys), T.A. James (bass) and Kelly…

Duke Street Dogs

June 24, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Individually Twisted with Carrie Marshall

June 23, 2016  ·  7pm

Individually Twisted is a nice little family band that enjoys getting together and blowing the roof off your place and melting your face!

Individually Twisted is:
Kimmie Wilson (vocals), Alan…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

June 22, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 21, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Artist in Resident Series: Rissi Palmer

June 19, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Duke Street Dogs

June 17, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Friday: The Claptones

June 17, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The Claptones are a rock and roll band whose music has a heavy blues flavor influenced by Albert, Freddie, and BB King, Buddy Guy and all the electric 60s blues…

Blue Wednesday: The Dagmar Bumpers

June 15, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 14, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Ellerbee Creek Band

June 12, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

In 2009, 5 childhood friends from Durham, got together to reconnect and have a little fun playing the classic songs and singing the sweet harmonies that they grew up loving…

Duke Street Dogs

June 10, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Janet Stolp & the Best Kept Secrets

June 9, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Best Kept Secrets have found a mutual love of the old swing and Jazz tunes. Older songs like “Makin’ Believe,” ” Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams,” and “Breezin’ Along With…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

June 8, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Anne Shrago (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 7, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Duke Street Dogs

June 3, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Nash Street Ramblers

June 2, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

June 1, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 31, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Rissi Palmer

May 29, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer experienced a lifetime of milestones when she released her self-titled debut album in 2007. As one of country music’s most promising new stars, Rissi…

Good Rocking Sam

May 27, 2016  ·  Friday * 8pm * $8

Good Rocking Sam

GRS is a blues/r & b/roots outfit out of Durham, NC, home of the Piedmont Blues. GRS is big into the blues, but doesn’t…

4th Thursday Songwriter’s Orgy

May 26, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

NC’s most celebrated songwriters gather for a fun evening of shared tunes and stories.  Who knows what you’ll hear, but you can bet it will include blues, country…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

May 25, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 24, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

MAY BIRTHDAY PARTY: CROSSOVERDRIVE

May 21, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $6

Rollin’ like a freight-train into hi-octane Rock, Funk & Soul anthems, they give you a slick, new take on some of your favorite tunes earning them a 5…

Duke Street Dogs

May 20, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Friday: Jasmé and the Connection

May 20, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Jasmé Kelly, a multi-talented teacher and musician, performs regularly around the East coast. Jasmé has been seen at the DPAC, Carolina Theatre, Bitter End, S.O.B.’s. CBGB…

Carolina Lightnin’

May 19, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: The Dagmar Bumpers

May 18, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 17, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Magnolia Still

May 15, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

You won’t find a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than with a 5-piece string band of bluegrass, old time, and Americana music – that includes guitar, banjo…

Duke Street Dogs

May 13, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Nash Street Ramblers

May 12, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

May 11, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitars and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Ed Moon (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 10, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Uncle LeRoy & the Bottom Feeders

May 8, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

LeRoy Savage, “The Father of Newgrass Music,” earned his nickname, reputation and inclusion in the documentary films Bluegrass: Country Soul and High Lonesome, for his expressive tenor and his introduction…

Youth Battle of the Bands for Habitat for Humanity

May 7, 2016  ·  Saturday * 1-5pm * $10/$5

Youth United Battle of the Bands is a family friendly event featuring some of the best on-the-rise youth bands from the Triangle. Bands will battle for the top…

Free For All Friday: Logie Meachum & the After Hours Band

May 6, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum and William “Bubba” Klinefelter go way back with the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society, the group responsible for organizing the Carolina Blues Festival. Klinefelter describes himself and his…

The Art of Cool Presidents Party with The Soul Rebels

May 5, 2016  ·  Thursday * 8pm * NO Cover

THE SOUL REBELS are riding high into 2016 after recently touring four continents including Europe, Australia, debuting in China and Japan, selling out shows, collaborating live with artists spanning from…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 3, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Durham Art Walk – Sunday

May 1, 2016  ·  Sunday * 1-4pm * NO Cover

Fantastic Live Music!
The 2016 Durham Art Walk Spring Market will feature performances by these talented local musicians:

Sunday May 1 at Blue Note Grill
1:00pm-1:40pm Dackel…

Durham Art Walk – Saturday

April 30, 2016  ·  Saturday * 11-4pm * NO Cover

Fantastic Live Music!
The 2016 Durham Art Walk Spring Market will feature performances by these talented local musicians:

Saturday April 30 at Blue Note Grill
11:00am-11:40am Becky…

Cyril Lance Band

April 29, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

The North Carolina born, six strings master, Plays Blues, Jazz, as well as Rock, and Lap steel, acoustic or slide guitar don’t have no secret for him. A touch…

Blue Note Grill Radio Show

April 28, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

An entertaining variety show featuring:

– Emmy winner Willa Brigham storyteller http://www.willabrigham.com/

– Estes Tarver’s acclaimed improv ensemble http://www.moonlightstageco.com/estes-tarver-2/

– Songstress Carrie Marshall…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

April 27, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 26, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau with Terry Wiley & Special Guests

April 24, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

The Beauty Operators

April 23, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

The Beauty Operators are Durham’s all-female blues rock party band. Wear your dancin’ shoes (or boots! Wigs and tutus optional.)
Decency lost a bet with the devil on…

Duke Street Dogs

April 22, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free for all Friday: Big Foot Groove

April 22, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

BigFoot GRooVE is a Raleigh-based jammin’ mix of Funk, Blues, Reggae, and R&B. Lead Vocalist, Cricket, hails from the Texas blues scene and has a severe case…

Carolina Lightnin’

April 21, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: The Dagmar Bumpers

April 20, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 19, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Tea Cup Gin

April 17, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * No Cover

The members of Tea Cup Gin share a passion for crafting original musical cocktails under the influence of an eclectic blend of early 20th century genres (deco era jazz standards…

Duke Street Dogs

April 15, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Fridays: The BilliTones

April 15, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The BilliTones are a very tight cover band with fabulous vocals! Mostly rock tunes from the 60’s and 70’s with an emphasis on the Beatles, Grateful Dead, Pretenders…

The Hollow Rock Ramblers

April 14, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Who are these guys really? ? ?

The Hollow Rock Ramblers are Carson Holloway (vocal/guitar), Dan Eason (guitar/lap slide), John Soper (N.E.D.) (mandolin), Dan Smith (guitar) and Pooh…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

April 13, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar and vocals), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Ed Moon (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 12, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

A Benefit for Kim Hawks led by Local Musicians

April 10, 2016  ·  Sunday * 2-8pm * $5

 Kim Hawks is fighting to beat esophageal cancer. She just completed 5 weeks of daily radiation & weekly chemotherapy infusions.  In the next couple weeks she’s preparing for surgery…

Spank

April 9, 2016  ·  8pm/$8

Spank is the product of 150 years of collective experience at performing live rock, rhythm and blues.

Veteran performers Mike Edwards and Robert Turner (Mike Edwards and The Banned) have…

Duke Street Dogs

April 8, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

The Terry Wiley Band

April 8, 2016  ·  9pm /$8

Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you can handle! Featuring the best musicians, a song list filled with crowd favorites, and the fabulous voice of…

Haw River Social and Pleasure Club

April 7, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

“New Orleans style Street Music with trumpet, tuba, banjo, and vocals
Down-Home acoustic Blues with harmonica, guitar, washboard and vocals”.

Haw River Social and Pleasure Club is a local…

Blue Wednesday: The Blue Note All-Stars

April 6, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 5, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Duke Street Dogs

April 1, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

March 31, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Honkytonk and rockabilly. Great music that will get you moving and tapping your toes.
Michelle has been singin’ almost as long as she’s been walking. She experienced a great…

Tad Walters Band

March 30, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Tad Walters is a blues musician from Raleigh, NC. He started his professional career at 17, and has played with many of the legends of the genre including Bob Margolin…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 29, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Terry Wiley

March 27, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

Roy Roberts

March 26, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Roy Roberts is an American blues musician, record producer, and singer-songwriter. Roberts grew up in a small town in Livingston, Tennessee, listening to blues and R&B on…

Duke Street Dogs

March 25, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Gracie Curran & The High Falutin’ Band

March 25, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Garnering comparisons to greats such as Aretha Franklin and Etta James, Gracie Curran & Her High Falutin’ Band have earned their reputation for jaw dropping blues & soul.2013 was…

4th Thursday Songwriter’s Orgy

March 24, 2016  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * No Cover

Five of NC’s most celebrated songwriters gather for a fun evening of shared tunes and stories.  Who knows what you’ll hear, but you can bet it will include…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

March 23, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 22, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

The Nee Ningy Band

March 19, 2016  ·  4-6pm/NO Cover

If a band is defined more by its sound than by its songs, then the Nee Ningy Band was in a class by itself. Most old-time or blues bands…

Bill Lyerly Band

March 19, 2016  ·  8pm /$10

American roots rock rebel Bill Lyerly has a fascination with Europe that follows the tradition of two famous bluesmen with whom he has performed. Both John Lee Hooker and Bo…

Duke Street Dogs

March 18, 2016  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

St. Patrick’s Day with Selwyn Birchwood

March 17, 2016  ·  8pm /$10

We’re not promising green beer, but we can guarantee a night to remember!

“A powerhouse player and emotive performer…his band, his material and both his skilled guitaring and…

Blue Wednesday: The Dagmar Bumpers

March 16, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 15, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

ARMAND & FRIENDS: Benefit for The Crees Foundation

March 13, 2016  ·  Sunday * 5pm

Spend an afternoon with some fine music all while helping support a great cause!

A group of fifteen Upper School students and three chaperones from Carolina Friends School will be…

The Tornado Blues Band

March 12, 2016  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel and Tommy Hartley lay down some great blues & rock. High energy, expert musicianship and plenty of your favorite dance tunes.
Based in the…

Free For All Friday: The Claptones

March 11, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The Claptones are a rock and roll band whose music has a heavy blues flavor influenced by Albert, Freddie, and BB King, Buddy Guy and all the electric 60s blues…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

March 9, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (vocals and guitar), David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax) both from the famous Chapel Hill Band The Nomads, Ed Moon (bass…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 8, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades CD Release Party

March 4, 2016  ·  Friday * 9pm * $10

The Blue Note Grill and the Stinging Blades invite you to celebrate the release of the band’s latest album, Tick Tock . On this two CD work, the Blades “let…

Nash Street Ramblers

March 3, 2016  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday: The Blue Note All-Stars

March 2, 2016  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

We’re handing off the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam) and Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band)! You know ’em, you love ’em and…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 1, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Craver, Hicks, Watson and Newberry

February 28, 2016  ·  5-7pm/No cover

Bill Hicks and Jim Watson, along with Tommy Thompson founded the Red Clay Ramblers in 1972. Mike Craver joined in 1973. For the next decade these talented musicians toured extensively…

Winter Meltdown! Harper and Midwest Kind

February 25, 2016  ·  8pm/$8

Multi award winning Australian Singer/songwriter Peter D. Harper creates a heady mix of original world, blues & roots music, featuring soulful vocals, wailing harmonica and the haunting drone of…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

February 24, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 23, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Kamara Thomas and the Night Drivers

February 21, 2016  ·  4-7pm/NO Cover

 

Kamara Thomas writes hypnotic, astro-religious musical tales culled from ancient American songlines and dreamtimes.  The songwriting draws from a wide swath of classic country and rock–  echoes of…

Hickory Switch

February 20, 2016  ·  8pm/$8

Country Music is hot and Hickory Switch plans to entertain with songs from the biggest performers of today’s music. From ballads to “make ya move” tunes, you get contemporary…

Duke Street Dogs

February 19, 2016  ·  6-8pm/No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Carolina Lightnin’

February 18, 2016  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Blue Wednesday: The Dagmar Bumpers

February 17, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 16, 2016  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Valentine’s Day with Ann Arader

February 14, 2016  ·  5-9pm/$39.99 per couple

Enjoy jazz & bluesy styled classics and rare gems by the unique and expressive Ann Arader as she performs favorite artists, plus compelling originals, all while enjoying a specially selected…

Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos – Valentine’s Eve!

February 13, 2016  ·  8pm/$10

Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos, a smokin’ Zydeco/Cajun flavored blues band out of North Carolina, are guaranteed to kick your Valentine’s Day into the hot zone before…

Duke Street Dogs

February 12, 2016  ·  6-8pm/No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Free For All Friday: CROSSOVERDRIVE

February 12, 2016  ·  9pm /NO Cover - Free For All Friday!

Rollin’ like a freight-train into hi-octane Rock, Funk & Soul anthems, they give you a slick, new take on some of your favorite tunes earning them a 5…

Blue Wednesday: Anne McCue Band

February 10, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Rising star Anne McCue blew the crowd away the last time she played here.  She’s back by popular demand, so don’t miss her this time!
Bluesy songstress and…

Super Bowl Sunday!

February 7, 2016

Watch with us!  We’re foregoing the regular TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam and making it all about FOOTBALL.  Come cheer along your favorite team while enjoying hot-from-the…

The Terry Wiley Band

February 6, 2016  ·  8pm /$8

Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you can handle! Featuring the best musicians, a song list filled with crowd favorites, and the fabulous voice of…

Duke Street Dogs

February 5, 2016  ·  6-8pm/No Cover

If you haven’t spent a Friday afternoon with The Duke Street Dogs, well, then you just haven’t lived!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix…

Adrian Duke Band

February 5, 2016  ·  9:30pm/$8

Singer. Pianist. Composer.

Drenched with the sounds of New Orleans, Adrian Duke’s piano is overshadowed only by the raw emotional power of his voice. Although he has found a…

Nash Street Ramblers

February 4, 2016  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Blue Wednesday Kick Off Party: Lazer Lloyd!

February 3, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

We’re kicking off our brand new Blue Wednesday series with Lazer Lloyd AKA “Israel’s King of Blues Rock!”  And joining him on the Blue Note stage are the…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 2, 2016  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Logie Meachum & Big Bump

January 31, 2016  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Logie & Bump. Bump & Logie.  Two favorites from the Triad’s, who when playing together are downright frightnin’!

Lorenzo Meachum (aka Logie) and Bubba Klinefelter (aka Bump of Big…

Handsome Al & the Lookers with Emma Davis

January 30, 2016  ·  8pm/ $8

Each member of Handsome Al and the Lookers has been making music for lots of years. Dave and Alan most recently with the “Chicken Fried Blues Band,” Emma with “Big…

Bill Lyerly Band

January 29, 2016  ·  9pm /$10

American roots rock rebel Bill Lyerly has a fascination with Europe that follows the tradition of two famous bluesmen with whom he has performed. Both John Lee Hooker and Bo…

Janet Stolp & the Best Kept Secrets

January 28, 2016  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Best Kept Secrets have found a mutual love of the old swing and Jazz tunes. Older songs like “Makin’ Believe,” ” Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams,” and “Breezin’ Along With…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

January 27, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Two of our favorites hit the stage the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 26, 2016  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Friends

January 24, 2016  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

The Tornado Blues Band

January 22, 2016  ·  9pm /$8

Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel and Tommy Hartley lay down some great blues & rock. High energy, expert musicianship and plenty of your favorite dance tunes.
Based in the…

Carolina Lightnin’

January 21, 2016  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

The Dagmar Bumpers

January 20, 2016  ·  8pm/NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing Swanky, Swingin 50’s era Rock N’ Roll and Jump Blues.

Featuring tunes that mix classic hits with…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 19, 2016  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Ann Arader

January 17, 2016  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

A unique & expressive voice, Ann performs her jazz & bluesy-styled classics along with rare gems by your favorite artists – Van Morrison, Joan Armatrading, Annie Lennox, Rickie Lee Jones…

Sutter’s Gold Streak Band

January 16, 2016  ·  8pm/$10

Sutter’s Gold Streak Band invite you to join them for an evening of music, food, beverages and fun on what will be the first of a number of shows…

Lipbone Redding, Alice Zincone, & Jim Roberts

January 15, 2016  ·  9pm/$6

National touring artist and North Carolina native, Lipbone Redding, joins forces with local favorites, Alice Zincone (upright bass, vocals) and Jim Roberts (drums/percussion) for an evening of New Orleans…

The Herded Cats

January 13, 2016  ·  8pm/No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar & vocals) recent winner of the 2015 Triangle Blues Society’s International Blues Challenge, David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 12, 2016  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Andrew Marlin, Miles Andrews and Tommy Edwards

January 10, 2016  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Andrew Marlin and Tommy Edwards love to play music together. Unfortunately, their busy schedules seldom allow them the opportunity to do so. Andrew is one half of the Americana super…

Red Hot Mardi Gras Season Kickoff Party

January 9, 2016  ·  8pm/$8

Mardi Gras is coming, y’all! Everybody knows that Durham has the biggest, wildest Mardi Gras for miles around, and here’s a sneak peak of what’s in store…

Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs

January 8, 2016  ·  9pm/No Cover

Rocking the Blues since before he was born – Lee is one of the Triangle’s finest bluesmen. Lee and the Dogs guarantee a great show, for any occasion.

Lee Gildersleeve…

Nash Street Ramblers

January 7, 2016  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 5, 2016  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Cool John Ferguson

January 2, 2016  ·  8pm/$10

Taj Mahal has said that “Cool John Ferguson is among the five greatest guitarists in the world. He is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. He…

The Terry Wiley Band

January 1, 2016  ·  9pm /$8

Blues, funk, rock, R&B, Motown and more soul than you can handle! Featuring the best musicians, a song list filled with crowd favorites, and the fabulous voice of…

New Year’s Eve with The Willie Painter Band!

December 31, 2015  ·  8pm

It’s the party of the year with The Willie Painter Band. Our 1st NYE at the BNG and we’re doing it up BIG!

Dinner, champagne toast, great music…

Kurt and Leslie

December 30, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Kurt Melges and Leslie Land have been making music in the Triangle practically forever. Their soulful playing  and beautiful harmonies  will take you to your happy place. Kurt plays piano…

Tuesday Blues Jam

December 29, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Friends

December 27, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

Josh Preslar Band Holiday Party

December 26, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Kick out the holiday jams with Josh Preslar (guitar/vocals), Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), T.A. James (Bass), Clark Stern (keys) and George Hindenach(drums) as they turn the…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

December 23, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Blues Jam

December 22, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Armand & Bluesology

December 19, 2015  ·  8pm /$10

Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads of talent to the stage. High energy blues and R&B.  Get here early for this…

Jeff Jensen Band

December 18, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Jeff Jensen – Producer, composer, Blues Guitarist!

Growing up listening to 50’s, 60’s and 70’s Rock –N-Roll, the Blues was always just a step away.  So when…

Carolina Lightnin’

December 17, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

5th Annual NEWTONANNY

December 16, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

Only the best Chrusmus progrum in the south! 1 million special guest musicians and the best dressed people in the Triangle.

In its 5th year at The Blue Note Grill…

Tuesday Blues Jam

December 15, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Watson, Runkle, Savage, Knight & Goldsmith

December 13, 2015  ·  5pm/No Cover

Blue Grass, New Grass and Country…and that’s just the first 3 songs. This talent laden group will cover many genres…great entertainment is on the menu!

Jim Watson…

The Fairlanes

December 12, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

One of the Triad’s most enduring bands!

After two decades as a trio, guitarist/vocalist, Mark “Buddy Ro” Harrison, drummer/vocalist, Chip “Memphis” Click, and bassist/vocalist, Ken “lil…

6 Pack Cadillac

December 11, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

6 Pack Cadillac is Elliot Galdy (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Ted Hardin (lead guitar), Lynn Dail (bass) and Spence Foscue (drums).  Together since 2013, 6 Pack is all about fun…

The Swang Brothers

December 10, 2015  ·  7-9pm/NO Cover

The Swang Brothers play American music from the 50s and 60s, combining a heady mix of traditional country, rockabilly, blues, swing and boogie with band members Eric Peterson (electric guitar…

The Herded Cats

December 9, 2015  ·  8pm/No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar & vocals) recent winner of the 2015 Triangle Blues Society’s International Blues Challenge, David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphreys (sax…

Tuesday Blues Jam

December 8, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

The Nighthawks

December 5, 2015  ·  8pm /$15

When Mark Stutso, master of the deep groove, joined The Nighthawks at the beginning of 2010, the 21st-century version of the legendary American roots band was complete. With Paul…

Idlewild South

December 4, 2015  ·  9pm/$7

IDLEWILD SOUTH, The Allman Brothers Band Tribute, was co-founded by keyboardist and vocalist Don Eason, a veteran musician whose initial influence of The Allman Brothers Band’s live performance…

Pinky & Duke

December 3, 2015  ·  7-9pm/NO Cover

The two! The only return! The legendary Pinky & Duke return to kick off their annual musical tour of musicianry. Pinky & Duke hope to see their many, many fans…

Tuesday Blues Jam

December 1, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Danny Gotham and Armand Lenchek

November 29, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Danny Gotham, composer and master of many a stringed instrument,  can command a room with just his first note. Add in guitarist extraordinaire Armand Lenchek and you have an evening…

The Beauty Operators

November 28, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

What do you do when you’re middle-aged, female, and you want to rock the blues?

The Beauty Operators keep Durham dirty with their danceable mash of blues, rock…

Luxuriant Sedans Holiday Party

November 27, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Guaranteed to rock your Thanksgiving right off the table!

The Luxuriant Sedans is a brand new band from the fertile musical stomping grounds of the North Carolina Piedmont.

The band…

Holiday Dance Party with Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

November 25, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Turkey’s got you down? Spend the night before at our annual Holiday Dance Party with Clark & Chuck!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as…

Tuesday Blues Jam

November 24, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Friends

November 22, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

November Birthday Party with Josh Preslar Band

November 21, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

If you were born in November, this birthday party is for you!  Josh Preslar along with Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), Virginia Masius (bass) and George Hindenach (drums) are going…

Byron Paul Band

November 20, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

Do you remember Heartwood? The country rock band from the 70s that put out their album “Nothin’ Fancy?”  Byron and Robert Hudson, two members of that successful Southern group have…

Carolina Lightnin’

November 19, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

The Dagmar Bumpers

November 18, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing swanky 50’s era rock and roll and a mean boogie woogie.

Hand-picked sets of lesser-known…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

November 17, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Big A$$ Duo

November 15, 2015  ·  5pm/NO Cover

November 15th at the Blue Note Grill in Lovely Durham NC, the Big Ass Duo returns for a rousing evening of unpredictable, unrehearsed and unbelievable Blues. Come spend the afternoon…

Stella/The KinKsmen

November 14, 2015  ·  8pm/$10

Stella is celebrating the release of the group’s third CD, Human Thing, with a performance followed by a rock&roll show featuring our friends The Kinksmen.  Along with…

Hickory Switch

November 13, 2015  ·  9pm/$7

Country Music is hot and Hickory Switch plans to entertain with songs from the biggest performers of today’s music. From ballads to “make ya move” tunes, you get contemporary…

Janet Stolp & the Best Kept Secrets

November 12, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Best Kept Secrets have found a mutual love of the old swing and Jazz tunes. Older songs like “Makin’ Believe,” ” Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams,” and “Breezin’ Along With…

The Herded Cats

November 11, 2015  ·  8pm/No Cover

Please join us – Herb Shelly (drums), Kelly Howerton (guitar & vocals) recent winner of the 2015 Triangle Blues Society’s International Blues Challenge, David Hackney (guitar) and Robert Humphrey’s…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

November 10, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Killer Filler/Good Rocking Sam – Twofer Night!

November 7, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Killer Filler
The official Instro Summit “Host Band,” Hillsborough, NC’s Killer Filler plays a royal mix of 60’s inspired surf, soul, & lounge, fronted by goofball organist/guitarist…

Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps

November 6, 2015  ·  9pm/$15

“Teresa James is a true original. When she sings you can feel it in your bones.” … Levon Helm, The Band

Originally from Houston, Texas, Teresa is based in Los Angeles…

Red’s Rhythm

November 4, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Red’s Rhythm consists of talented musicians with many years of live and recording experience. They have performed in various venues like Dollywood, Hillsborough Hog Day, Hillsborough Last Fridays, weddings…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

November 3, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Harvey Dalton Arnold with Darrell Young

October 30, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

Harvey Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. He sold millions of albums as a member of southern-rock band The…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

October 28, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

October 27, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Steve Coon

October 25, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos

October 24, 2015  ·  8pm/$10

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos, a smokin’ Zydeco/Cajun flavored blues band out of North Carolina. For those not in the know, let’s…

The Travellers

October 23, 2015  ·  9pm$6

Get ready to hear Classic Country Music as never before. Grab hold and hang on tight, because these folks kick it up a notch, playing old favorites and standards, as…

Valerie Wood & Friends

October 22, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

This Americana act hails from the North Carolina countryside of Chapel Hill. This eclectic ear candy is a silky smooth hodgepodge of original music, jazz standards and legendary songwriters. Vocalist…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

October 20, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Randy Johnston

October 18, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Blue Note Grill welcomes back internationally renowned jazz guitarist, Randy Johnston.  Electric blues meets bebop with contemporary influences – an exciting convergence of sounds that has made Randy one of the…

The Backbeat

October 17, 2015  ·  8pm/ $6

Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Beatles & 60’s rock & roll band The BackBeat pleases crowds of all ages with hits from the Fab Four along with timeless classics…

Doug Prescott Band CD Release Party

October 16, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Blues, rock, and Americana from the Triangle! Just a glance through the talent roster on their Karma & The Big Caboose CD will be enough to make you want to…

Carolina Lightnin’

October 15, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

October 13, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Rebecca Newton, Danny Gotham, and Lanelle Davis

October 11, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

Come out for an evening of great playing and singing with Danny Gotham, Rebecca Newton, and LaNelle Davis!

“Some folks may hail a landmark birthday by skydiving or visiting Machu…

Selwyn Birchwood

October 10, 2015  ·  8pm /$12

“A powerhouse player and emotive performer…his band, his material and both his skilled guitaring and soulful vocals are the essence of fully-formed. Birchwood is a major player. Highly…

Seba Pezzani and RAB4

October 9, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

A 30-year veteran of the music scene, guitar/vocalist Seba Pezanni draws direct inspiration from the great American singer-songwriters, the giants of folk and blues, and the bands…

Slam Allen with Jason Damico

October 8, 2015  ·  8pm/$6

Don’t miss this special night that also features our very own Jason Damico!

American Showplace Music recording artist Slam Allen is the most dynamic and original soul and blues…

Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam

October 6, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host Clark Stern

October 4, 2015  ·  6:30-9:30pm/NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Gracie Curran & The High Falutin’ Band

October 3, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Garnering comparisons to greats such as Aretha Franklin and Etta James, Gracie Curran & Her High Falutin’ Band have earned their reputation for jaw dropping blues & soul.2013 was…

Reverend Sam & the Reverb Deluxe

October 2, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

Rockin’ boogie, blues and original music from a blues/rock band made up of  seasoned musicians who have acquired several decades of music/stage experience with bands such as High…

Nash Street Ramblers

October 1, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Late Night Open Mic

October 1, 2015  ·  10pm-1am/NO Cover

Full band set-up, anything goes!  Bring your instrument of choice or sticks and sign up to play.
Hosted by Brian Hill (Regatta 69…

Tuesday Blues Jam

September 29, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Bo Lankenau & Friends

September 27, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

Handsome Al & the Lookers with Emma Davis

September 26, 2015  ·  8pm/ $8

Handsome Al and the Lookers are just getting started as a band, but each member has been at it for many years. Dave Y and Alan most recently with the…

Tas Cru Band

September 25, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Raucous, rowdy, gentle, sweet, eccentric, quirky, and outright irreverent are all words that fittingly describe Tas Cru’s songs and testify to his reputation as a one of the most…

Valerie Wood & Friends

September 24, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

This Americana act hails from the North Carolina countryside of Chapel Hill. This eclectic ear candy is a silky smooth hodgepodge of original music, jazz standards and legendary songwriters. Vocalist…

Late Night Open Mic

September 24, 2015  ·  10pm-1am/NO Cover

Full band set-up, anything goes!  Bring your instrument of choice or sticks and sign up to play.
Hosted by Brian Hill (Regatta 69…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

September 23, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Blues Jam

September 22, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

Raise the Roof Music Night and Silent Auction

September 20, 2015  ·  5-8pm/$10

Come to the Blue Note Grill for a family friendly night of music and fun. Cover is $10/person and all cover proceeds go directly to Bright Star Stables. Dinner…

Brice Street

September 19, 2015  ·  8pm /$8

Remember Town Hall in Chapel Hill? The Underground in Raleigh? The Attic in Greenville? North Carolina’s legendary Brice Street Band rocks on into its 40th year! Founding members Jack…

Nick Black

September 18, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Nick Black is Memphis’ newest Soul artist stepping out onto the music scene, and he’s doing it with a style that will force you to take notice. Take his…

Carolina Lightnin’

September 17, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Late Night Open Mic

September 17, 2015  ·  10pm-1am/NO Cover

Full band set-up, anything goes!  Bring your instrument of choice or sticks and sign up to play.
Hosted by Brian Hill (Regatta 69…

Tuesday Blues Jam

September 15, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

The Hollow Rock Ramblers

September 12, 2015  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Who are these guys really? ? ?

The Hollow Rock Ramblers are Carson Holloway (vocal/guitar), Dan Eason (guitar/lap slide), John Soper (N.E.D.) (mandolin), Dan Smith (guitar) and Pooh…

Lynn McGee & the Monarchs

September 12, 2015  ·  8pm/$6

The soulful power of Lynn McGee combined with the groovin’ rhythm section of the Monarchs are sure to get you up and moving or singing along. Their crowd pleasers include…

Bull Durham Festival After Party and All Star Jam

September 12, 2015  ·  10:30-1am/NO Cover

The music just keeps on going!  Don’t miss the Bull Durham Blues Festival after party and all star jam. You just never know who’ll show up to play…

Harper and Midwest Kind

September 11, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Multi award winning Australian Singer/songwriter Peter D. Harper creates a heady mix of original world, blues & roots music, featuring soulful vocals, wailing harmonica and the haunting drone of…

Young Valley’s Beer & Breakfast Tour

September 10, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

Jackson, Mississippi- based band Young Valley is making their way through the East Coast on a fall tour in support of their late 2014 No Filter. With heartfelt harmonies, twangy…

Late Night Open Mic

September 10, 2015  ·  10pm-1am/NO Cover

Full band set-up, anything goes!  Bring your instrument of choice or sticks and sign up to play.
Hosted by Brian Hill (Regatta 69…

The Herded Cats

September 9, 2015  ·  8pm/No Cover

If this is the  2nd Wednesday of the month, then you can bet The Herded Cats will be in the middle of a good time bringing with them a little…

Tuesday Blues Jam

September 8, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with guest host Chuck Sirko

September 6, 2015  ·  6:30-9:30pm/NO Cover

Got the Sunday blues about having to go back to work tomorrow?  Then come on out and help us raise some serious blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing…

Josh Preslar Band

September 5, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Josh Preslar along with Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), T.A. James (Bass), Clark Stern (keys) and George Hindenach(drums) are going to turn the BNG into a Juke Joint…

The Claptones

September 4, 2015  ·  9pm/NO Cover

The Claptones are a rock and roll band whose music has a heavy blues flavor influenced by Albert, Freddie, and BB King, Buddy Guy and all the electric 60s blues…

Nash Street Ramblers

September 3, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Come sing and dance your…

Late Night Open Mic

September 3, 2015  ·  10pm-1am/NO Cover

Full band set-up, anything goes!  Bring your instrument of choice or sticks and sign up to play.
Hosted by Brian Hill (Regatta 69…

Tuesday Blues Jam

September 1, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide amps…

Ellerbee Creek Band

August 30, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO Cover

In 2009, 5 childhood friends from Durham, got together to reconnect and have a little fun playing the classic songs and singing the sweet harmonies that they grew up loving…

The Willie Painter Band

August 29, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Playing a mix of danceable blues with a nod towards swinging jazz and an eclectic selection of rock and pop tunes, the Willie Painter Band consists of four veterans of…

The Grandsons with Jon Shain

August 28, 2015  ·  9pm/$10

“American music in a blender with the lid off.”  Jon Shain will be joining The Grandsons on electric guitar.

About The Grandsons
Across two decades in the performing arts, The…

Valerie Wood & Friends

August 27, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

Featuring Valerie & Piano man Gabriel Reynolds showcasing their rock & bluesy side. Americana hailing from the North Carolina countryside of Chapel Hill, this is music of the heart and…

The Dagmar Bumpers

August 26, 2015  ·  8:30/NO Cover

The Dagmar Bumpers is a six-piece band out of Durham playing swanky 50’s era rock and roll and boogie woogie.

Hand-picked sets of lesser-known songs representing…

Tuesday Blues Jam

August 25, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

Bo Lankenau & Jo Gore

August 23, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of…

Lockdown Blues Band

August 21, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

“High-energy, butt-shakin’ blues and soul!”

Lockdown is a high-energy blues band that has been heating up the stage for several years now. Hailing from Raleigh-Durham, NC…

Carolina Lightnin’

August 20, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

August 19, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Blues Jam

August 18, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

2015 Triangle Blues Heritage Challenge with special guests

August 16, 2015  ·  3-9pm/$12, $10 for TBS Members

On the Road Again….to the 32nd International Blues Challenge in Memphis!

Kicked off by our blues heritage honorees – Boo Hanks, John Dee Holeman, and Bob Margolin – followed by our…

The Gravy Boys

August 15, 2015  ·  8pm/$5

The Gravy Boys make Acoustic Americana music by adding a cup of country, a pinch of roots rock, a handful of honky-tonk, a splash of bluegrass, a dash of…

Lawyers, Guns & Money

August 14, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

Performing the blues along with their own originals that showcase guitar, lap steel and strong vocals, LGM has had two singles to reach number one on the Cashbox Magazine Roadhouse…

The Herded Cats

August 12, 2015  ·  8pm/No Cover

If this is the  2nd Wednesday of the month, then you can bet The Herded Cats will be in the middle of a good time bringing with them a little…

Tuesday Blues Jam

August 11, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

The Last Roundup

August 9, 2015  ·  4-6pm/NO Cover

It is our distinct pleasure to announce one of the premier musical events of the summer of 2015. Please make plans to join The Last Roundup at the fabulous new…

Local Yokel Vocal Jam

August 8, 2015  ·  8pm/$5

The popularity of contemporary vocal music is growing across the country, and nowhere is it stronger than here in the Triangle! This area boasts a large number of a cappella…

Spank

August 7, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Spank is the product of 150 years of collective experience at performing live rock, rhythm and blues. Veteran performers Mike Edwards and Robert Turner (Mike Edwards and The Banned) have…

Tuesday Blues Jam

August 4, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

Hollow Rock Ramblers with Greg Ruby

August 1, 2015  ·  4-6pm/NO Cover

Local favorites, the Hollow Rock Ramblers are joined by Seattle guitarist Greg Ruby for a set of early jazz, swing and Americana…

Microwave Dave and the Nukes

August 1, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Roots, blues and all the by-products!

Twenty years of performances in the U.S and Europe and six albums-with more on the way-have helped Microwave Dave &amp…

Bull City Beatniks with Chit Nasty and Sara Zaleta

July 31, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

The Bull City Beatniks play an upbeat mix of folk-rock, soul, and blues covers, combined with a host of original songs. The Beatniks are composed of three former members…

Wayne Sharp and the Sharpshooters

July 30, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

Blues/blues rock from Mississippi!  Wayne got the call to join Michael Burks at Alligator Records, putting a promising solo career on hold and never looking back until Burks’ untimely…

Tuesday Blues Jam

July 28, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

The Tornado Blues Band and the Hornados!

July 25, 2015  ·  8pm /$8

Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel and Tommy Hartley lay down some great blues & rock. High energy, expert musicianship and plenty of your favorite dance tunes. They’re even…

Victor Wainwright

July 24, 2015  ·  9:30pm/$10

Blues, roots rock and soul, featuring the high-octane boogie piano and soulful vocals of Victor Wainwright and backed by one of the most gifted bands on the scene: the…

Valerie Wood & Friends

July 23, 2015  ·  7pm

This Americana act hails from the North Carolina countryside of Chapel Hill. This eclectic ear candy is a silky smooth hodgepodge of original music, jazz standards and legendary songwriters. Vocalist…

Crayons2Calculators and Fill That Bus

July 22, 2015  ·  5:30-8PM/NO Cover

Fill that Bus!
School Supply Drive

Fill That Bus! is a major community-wide event which collects school supplies for Crayons2Calculators. Approximately 200 businesses, associations and neighborhoods participate by hosting…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

July 22, 2015  ·  8pm/NO Cover

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he’s joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton…

Tuesday Blues Jam

July 21, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

Handsome Al & the Lookers with Emma Davis

July 18, 2015  ·  8pm/ $8

Handsome Al and the Lookers are just getting started as a band, but each member has been at it for many years. Dave Y and Alan most recently with the…

Tinsley Ellis

July 17, 2015  ·  9pm /$15 Adv, $20 DOS

Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis may speak no evil, but he sings and plays with the conviction of, as Billboard wrote, “…a man possessed.” Over the course of eleven albums…

Carolina Lightnin’

July 16, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as Carolina Lightnin’ perform a vast repertoire of traditional Bluegrass music, original songs, and also incorporating songs from other genres that have been…

The Herded Cats

July 15, 2015  ·  8pm/No Cover

If this is the 2nd Wednesday of the month, then you can bet The Herded Cats will be in the middle of a good time bringing with them a little…

Tuesday Blues Jam

July 14, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

Franc Robert

July 12, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Finally getting some of the recognition after 30+ years in the blues trenches, Franc Robert’s “Mulligan Stew” (on Blue Chihuahua Records) has been receiving press accolades and extensive airplay…

Luxuriant Sedans

July 11, 2015  ·  8pm/$8

The Luxuriant Sedans is a brand new band from the fertile musical stomping grounds of the North Carolina Piedmont.

The band’s five members – Mike “Wezo” Wesolowski (vocals, harp); Ed…

Reverend Sam & the Reverb Deluxe

July 10, 2015  ·  9pm/$6

Rockin’ boogie, blues and original music from a blues/rock band made up of  seasoned musicians who have acquired several decades of music/stage experience with bands such as High…

Harvey Dalton Arnold with Darrell Young

July 9, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

Harvey Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. He sold millions of albums as a member of southern-rock band The…

Tuesday Blues Jam

July 7, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. We provide, amps…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam

July 5, 2015  ·  6:30-9:30pm

Forget Stormy Monday! It’s Sunday that brings out the blues. Get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle…

Jeff Jensen Band

July 3, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Jeff Jensen – Producer, composer, Blues Guitarist!

Growing up listening to 50’s, 60’s and 70’s Rock –N-Roll, the Blues was always just a step away.  So when…

Tuesday Blues Jam

June 30, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Join us for our regular Tuesday Mudbones Blues Jam and share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle. Run by…

Josh Preslar “Packin’ Light” CD Release Party!

June 26, 2015  ·  9pm/$8

Hey blues fans, Josh just released his new CD “Packin’ Light,’ so don’t miss the celebration!

Josh Preslar along with Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), T.A. James (Bass…

Clark Stern, Tad Walters & FJ Ventre

June 25, 2015  ·  7pm/NO Cover

We’re open. They’re here. You be here too. Come on out and see the new place and enjoy this trio of creative genius at play…

Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton – Rescheduled!

June 24, 2015  ·  8pm

Because of our move to the new location, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton!  Stay tuned for details!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played…

Tuesday Blues Jam – Rescheduled

June 23, 2015  ·  7:30pm/NO charge

Because of our move to the new location, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Stay tuned for details!

Join us for our regular Tuesday…

Bull City Beatniks – Rescheduled!

June 21, 2015  ·  5-7pm/NO cover

Because of our move to the new location, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule the Bull City Beatniks!  Stay tuned for details!

The Bull City Beatniks play an…

The Claptones – Rescheduled

June 19, 2015  ·  9pm/ No cover

Because of our move to the new location, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule The Claptones!  Stay tuned for details!

The Claptones is a rock and roll band…

Carolina Lightnin’ – RESCHEDULED!

June 18, 2015  ·  7pm/NO cover

Because of our move to the new location, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule Carolina Ligthnin’!  Stay tuned for details!

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone & Rick Lafleur as…