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Events

Upcoming Events

Carolina Lightnin’

September 20, 2018  ·  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

September 21, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Reverend Sam Experience

September 21, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

“Reverend” Sam Stephens, guitar and vocals. Sam has been performing live music for over four decades, working with and fronting many acts including Nightwatch, The Edgetones and the Swamp Doctors…

Doc Branch Band

September 23, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 25, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians.

We…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

September 26, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

You deserve your own night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose! Kick off your shoes and dance, dance, dance!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played…

Triple Fret / the bennys

September 27, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Triple Fret
Mike Babyak, E. Scott Warren, Mike Rosado, and a long list of great guest musicians.
Mike Babyak has been playing guitar in a variety of traditions and genres…

Duke Street Dogs

September 28, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

AOCFEST: Vibehouse

September 29, 2018  ·  Saturday * 1-4pm * NO Cover

Live band showcase by Vibehouse.

AOCFEST is proud to say we are a Durham born and bred festival! The AOC team is working hard to create a phenomenal experience for…

AOCFEST: Ally J

September 30, 2018  ·  Sunday * 12-2pm * NO Cover

Live band: Ally J

Ally J is a soul, funk and jazz singer.

Ally is from Akron, Ohio, but relocated to Durham ten years ago. Growing up, she sang in…

The Sparklers: Leslie Land, Sandee Washington & Co

September 30, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * No Cover

The queens of sparkle! The sirens of shine! The girls of glitter! Just for you!

The Sparklers:

Leslie Land: Bass & Vocals
Sandee Washington: Accordion, Harmonica & Vocals
Lisa Rhodes…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 2, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Duke Street Dogs

October 5, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam: Mojo Collins

October 7, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * NO Cover

It’s 1st Sunday again, so get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle and beyond show up to…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 9, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Nash Street Ramblers

October 11, 2018  ·  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

October 12, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Atomic Rhythm All-Stars

October 14, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Hailing from the Triangle area of North Carolina, the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars is a 7 piece band dedicated to authentically recreating the hot jazz sounds of the 1920’s…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 16, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Duke Street Dogs

October 19, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

October 21, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Join us for an afternoon with David Quick’s Jazz combo. Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others.

Come…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 23, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

October 24, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

You deserve your own night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose! Kick off your shoes and dance, dance, dance!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played…

Kirk Ridge Band / Individually Twisted

October 25, 2018  ·  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

October 26, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Hawkins King

October 26, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

Hawkins King is an original band born in the used to be rural but is now suburban Raleigh, NC area. Fronted by multi-instrumentalist and slide guitar sorcerer Daniel Anderson…

Tin Can Alley

October 28, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Chapel Hill’s Mel Jones brings his special brand of classic soul and R&B from the 60’s! Keeping it all together are Don Story and Calvin Johnson…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

October 30, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Nash Street Ramblers

November 1, 2018  ·  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

November 2, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam: Host Good Rocking Sam

November 4, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * NO Cover

It’s 1st Sunday again, so get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle and beyond show up to…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

November 6, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

the bennys

November 7, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

NC music veterans, Rebecca Newton, Barry Gray, Wes Collins, FJ Ventre and Mike Babyak joined musical forces to create the folk/americana band “the bennys” in 2016.  Each are songwriters…

Duke Street Dogs

November 9, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Ellerbee Creek Band

November 11, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

In 2009, five 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

November 13, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Carolina Lightnin’

November 15, 2018  ·  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

November 16, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Randy Johnston

November 18, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

November 20, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Thanksgiving – CLOSED

November 22, 2018  ·  Thursday * All Day

We will be closed on Thanksgiving, but will be back on Friday for lunch –  plus the Duke Street Dogs. 9pm band soon-to-be-announced…

Duke Street Dogs

November 23, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Brett Chambers / Checkerboard Suede

November 25, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Checkerboard Suede is a rock-infused blues ensemble founded by two NCCU Professors, Brett Chambers(Brett’ OpenMic), and Dr. John Prince(Singer/soungwriter/guitarist) based in the Durham. Checkerboard Suede…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

November 27, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians expertly…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

November 28, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

You deserve your own night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose! Kick off your shoes and dance, dance, dance!

Bluesman Clark Stern has played…

Triple Fret

November 29, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Triple Fret
Mike Babyak, E. Scott Warren, Mike Rosado, and a long list of great guest musicians.
Mike Babyak has been playing guitar in a variety of traditions and genres…

Duke Street Dogs

November 30, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Pinky Wyoming & Duke LaCrosse

December 6, 2018  ·  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…

Current & Past Events

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 18, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians.

We…

Duke Street Dogs

September 14, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

CANCELLED! Fat Bastard Blues Band

September 14, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

We’re so sorry!  We hate to ever cancel a show. We’ll update when Fat Bastard Blues Band is rescheduled.

Fat Bastard Blues Band was put together by Carl…

LeRoy Savage & the Bottom Feeders

September 13, 2018  ·  Thursday * 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…

Satchmo Babcock

September 12, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

These seasoned musical scholars bring audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a little country garnish on the side…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 11, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians.

We…

Cosmic Country Band

September 9, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Cosmic Country Band: The Players

Leslie Land started playing piano at age 4 and was a founding member of Southern Culture on the Skids. She has played bass and sung…

Duke Street Dogs

September 7, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Nash Street Ramblers

September 6, 2018  ·  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…

the bennys

September 5, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

NC music veterans, Rebecca Newton, Barry Gray, Wes Collins, FJ Ventre and Mike Babyak joined musical forces to create the folk/americana band “the bennys” in 2016.  Each are songwriters…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 4, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues musicians.

We…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam: The Reverend Sam Experience

September 2, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * NO Cover

It’s 1st Sunday again, so get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle and beyond show up to…

Duke Street Dogs

August 31, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Free For All Friday: The Whiskey Honeys

August 31, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

The Whiskey Honeys Revving up Retro Dance Music for multiple generations!

The Whiskey Honeys are a retro dance band performing songs from the 50’s to the 90’s. A…

Mysti Mayhem

August 29, 2018  ·  Wedneday * 7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Mysti Mayhem

August 29, 2018  ·  Wedneday * 7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 28, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues…

The Generation Gap

August 26, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Spend Sunday afternoon with The Generation Gap – oldies, Motown some old rock and roll. High energy…

Duke Street Dogs

August 24, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

August 22, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose!

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 21, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues…

Simone Finally / The Deprecators

August 19, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The Deprecators are the duo of veteran local musicians Abby Sheriff and Charles Latham. They’re ok. If you like classic country duets and quirky, original Americana tunes, you might…

Duke Street Dogs

August 17, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Carolina Lightnin’

August 16, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 14, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

August 12, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Join us for an afternoon with David Quick’s Jazz combo. Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others.

Come…

Duke Street Dogs

August 10, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Satchmo Babcock

August 8, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

These seasoned musical scholars bring audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a little country garnish on the side…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 7, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s Tuesday Jam NIGHT!  Don’t miss one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage with other blues…

TBS 2018 Blues Challenge

August 5, 2018  ·  Sunday * 4-8PM * $10 / $8 for members

On the Road Again….to the 35th 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

August 3, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Nash Street Ramblers

August 2, 2018  ·  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…

the bennys

August 1, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

NC music veterans, Rebecca Newton, Barry Gray, Wes Collins, FJ Ventre and Mike Babyak joined musical forces to create the folk/americana band “the bennys” in 2016.  Each are songwriters…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 31, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Brett Chambers / Checkerboard Suede

July 29, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Checkerboard Suede is a rock-infused blues ensemble founded by two NCCU Professors, Brett Chambers(Brett’ OpenMic), and Dr. John Prince(Singer/soungwriter/guitarist) based in the Durham. Checkerboard Suede…

Duke Street Dogs

July 27, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

July 25, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose!

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 24, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Ann Arader

July 22, 2018  ·  Sunday * 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

July 20, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Hollow Rock Ramblers with Greg Ruby

July 19, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Local favorites, the Hollow Rock Ramblers are joined by Seattle guitarist Greg Ruby for a set of early jazz, swing and Americana…

Mysti Mayhem

July 18, 2018  ·  Wedneday * 7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 17, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

July 15, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Join us for an afternoon with David Quick’s Jazz combo. Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others.

Come…

Duke Street Dogs

July 13, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Dlanieous

July 13, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

I’ll never give up” are the words you will hear Cynthia Bailey a.k.a. “herroyalbadness” say when she speaks of her craft. Energetically and dynamically, she entertains audiences…

Carolina Lightnin’

July 12, 2018  ·  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…

Satchmo Babcock

July 11, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 7pm * NO Cover

These seasoned musical scholars bring audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a little country garnish on the side…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 10, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Bull City Blues Band

July 8, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The Bull City Blues Band have been North Carolina original modern piedmont blues artists since 1991. Charlley Ward and Daniel Anderson provide tandem lead and slide guitars and are the…

Duke Street Dogs

July 6, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 3, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam: The Groovynators

July 1, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * NO Cover

It’s 1st Sunday again, so get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle and beyond show up to…

Duke Street Dogs

June 29, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

June 27, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose!

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 26, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Chuck Cotton: Raise the Roof Benefit

June 24, 2018  ·  Sunday * 4-8pm * $10 Suggested Donation

50/50 Raffle + Silent Auction + Musical Participants:
1.  Chuck, T.A. James, Tad Walters, and Tim Betts
2.  Mel Melton, Kelly Pace, and Scott Sawyer
3.  Good Rockin’ Sam
4…

Duke Street Dogs

June 22, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Sons of Warvan

June 22, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

Tommy Hartley, Jason Barker, and Billy Belk. For your listening pleasure…

Chris Brashear & Jim Watson

June 21, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

One half of the Piedmont Melody Makers!

Jim Watson was a founding member of the Red Clay Ramblers, known for his paint-peeling vocals and instrumental skills on mandolin, guitar…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 19, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Secret Monkey Weekend

June 17, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * $8 suggested donation

Family rock trio (Jefferson Hart and his two daughters, Lila and Ella) bring you a Sunday afternoon of roots rock, swampy guitar, classic rock gems and a few originals.

You…

Duke Street Dogs

June 15, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

James, Pace & Preslar

June 15, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

James, Pace & Preslar, which features guitarist/vocalist T.A. James, along with the unstoppable engine room of bassist Josh Preslar and drummer Kelly Pace will be appearing FRIDAY JUNE…

Carolina Lightnin’

June 14, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 12, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

June 10, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Duke Street Dogs

June 8, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Nash Street Ramblers

June 7, 2018  ·  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 6, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 5, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Duke Street Dogs

June 1, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Satchmo Babcock

May 30, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

These seasoned musical scholars bring audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a little country garnish on the side…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 29, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

CLOSED TODAY!

May 27, 2018

The Blue Note Grill will be closed today!  Enjoy your 3-day weekend and we’ll see you Tuesday night for the weekly Blues Jam…

BNG’s 8th Anniversary Party: Armand & Bluesology

May 26, 2018  ·  Saturday * 8pm * NO Cover

Celebrate BNG’s 8th Anniversary with Armand & Bluesology!
Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads of talent to the stage. High energy blues…

BNG’s 8th Anniversary Kick Off: the bennys

May 25, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * NO Cover

Kicking off our 8th Anniversary – the benny’s fill in for The Duke Street Dogs!

About the bennys
NC music veterans, Rebecca Newton, Barry Gray, Wes Collins, and Mike Babyak…

Tommy Edwards and Friends

May 24, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Tommy performs frequently in the Triangle as a soloist, in the trios Carolina Lightnin’ and Tommy Edwards and Friends and with his “big” band of 45 years, The Bluegrass Experience…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

May 23, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose!

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 22, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

4th Annual Rock the Cure

May 20, 2018  ·  Sunday * 3-8pm * $10 donation, $5.00 ages 10-16, under 10 Free!

Continuing Linda Duffield’s legacy to find a cure!  Join an afternoon of music and good fun, all while helping a great cause – The Susan G. Komen Foundation.

There’ll…

Ellerbee Creek Band

May 19, 2018  ·  Saturday * 8pm * NO Cover

In 2009, five 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

May 18, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 15, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Randy Johnston

May 13, 2018  ·  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…

Duke Street Dogs

May 11, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

FFAF: Milagro Saints

May 11, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

Genre-defying americana rock roots band milagro saints (out of raleigh nc) are currently recording their latest album “signs”

To be released spring 2018 on moon caravan records

The 6…

Nash Street Ramblers

May 10, 2018  ·  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…

An Evening with Samantha Fish – SOLD OUT!

May 9, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * $25 Seated / $20 Standing

SOLD OUT!

“Belle of the West”
Ruf Records / Release Date: November 3, 2017

“You should always get outside of the box,” Samantha Fish says while discussing her boundary-breaking new…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 8, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam: The Herded Cats

May 6, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * NO Cover

It’s 1st Sunday again, so get your musical “fix” by playing, dancing, or just having a great time. Musicians from all over the Triangle and beyond show up to…

Duke Street Dogs

May 4, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Mighty Messengers of Soul

May 4, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

Brothers and Sisters; it is time to step up and be counted, time to step up and be saved and time to accept the ‘Mighty Messengers of Soul’ as your…

The Phantom Playboys

May 3, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

May 2, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

May 1, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Get your jam on TONIGHT!  it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

April 29, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Duke Street Dogs

April 27, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Handsome Al & the Lookers with Emma Davis

April 27, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

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…

Kirk Ridge Band / Individually Twisted

April 26, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 24, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Swift Creek

April 22, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Swift Creek’s name pays tribute to the origins of this Americana/Bluegrass band, formed seven years ago in Central NC near meandering Swift Creek. Their highly original songs feature…

The Subdudes – SOLD OUT!

April 21, 2018  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $40 Seated/$33.50 Standing

SOLD OUT!
In 1987, four musicians got together for what they envisioned would be a one-time performance at Tipitina’s in New Orleans. It was a night of mostly…

Duke Street Dogs

April 20, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Bark and Hart: Jason Barker and Tommy Hartley

April 18, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Your two local favorite guitarists, Jason Barker and Tommy Hartley!

Jason Barker is a well-known guitarist and songwriter based in the Raleigh-Durham and Chapel Hill area.  He’s…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 17, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Ruth Wyand & the Tribe of One

April 15, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover, donations accepted

 With one foot in the juke joints and one foot in the jazz clubs Ruth draws on American roots music to frame her lyrics and demonstrate her strengths as a…

Duke Street Dogs

April 13, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Free For All Fridays: Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs

April 13, 2018  ·  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

April 12, 2018  ·  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…

The Nomads

April 11, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Musical trends have changed throughout their years of existence and the Nomads Band has made some of those changes, but they have always remained a good time party and dance…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 10, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Doc Branch Band

April 8, 2018  ·  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…

Carolina Harp Fest: Saturday Workshops

April 7, 2018  ·  Saturday * 10am-5pm * Ticketed Workshops

ABOUT THE CAROLINA HARP FEST: April 5-7, 2018
TICKETS:  $125 early bird / $155 after Feb. 15

Learn from some of today’s greatest harmonica players and teachers.  Harmonica players…

Carolina Harp Fest: Friday Workshops

April 6, 2018  ·  Friday * 10am-5pm * Ticketed Workshops

ABOUT THE CAROLINA HARP FEST: April 5-7, 2018
TICKETS:  $125 early bird / $155 after Feb. 15

Learn from some of today’s greatest harmonica players and teachers.  Harmonica players…

Duke Street Dogs

April 6, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

April 3, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

April 1, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

April Fools, it’s Easter!  Seriously, it’s both.

Join us for an afternoon with David Quick’s Jazz combo. Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff…

Duke Street Dogs

March 30, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Free For All Fridays: The BilliTones

March 30, 2018  ·  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 Phantom Playboys

March 29, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * 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…

Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

March 28, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose!

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 27, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Train of Thought: Tommy Hartley, Jason Barker, and Ken Smith

March 25, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Train of Thought combines seasoned guitarists Tommy Hartley and Jason Barker with bassist Ken Smith and transforms your musical expectations.  Hartley and Barker have traded guitar licks off and on…

Duke Street Dogs

March 23, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Free For All Friday: The Night Shades

March 23, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * No Cover

The Night Shades: lot’s of progressive, rockin’ Blues! The band members are; Julia Vo on lead vocals, Bill Bryan on guitar & vocals, Tim Collins on guitar, Ed Mezynski…

Watson, Runkle, Savage, Knight & Goldsmith

March 22, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * 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!

These guys…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 20, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

March 18, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * 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…

Duke Street Dogs

March 16, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Carolina Lightnin’

March 15, 2018  ·  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…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

March 14, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Sallie Gossett (vocals), Brandon Chien (lead guitar), Herb Shelly (drums), Robert Humphreys (sax), Anne Shrago (bass) and Carol Walborn (rhythm guitar) – Fun blues & R&B…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 13, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Atomic Rhythm All-Stars

March 11, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Hailing from the Triangle area of North Carolina, the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars is a 7 piece band dedicated to authentically recreating the hot jazz sounds of the 1920’s…

Duke Street Dogs

March 9, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

James, Pace & Preslar

March 9, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * 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…

Red Squirrel Chasers

March 8, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

The Red Squirrel Chasers are four good friends whose diverse musical influences and interests all seamlessly merge into a new, but yet familiar sound. They had been playing dances together…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

March 7, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

March 6, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Duke Street Dogs

March 2, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

The Malpass Brothers

February 28, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * $20 adv/$25 day of show - ALL SEATS ARE SOLD! ALL REMAINING TICKETS ARE SRO!

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 27, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Train of Thought: Tommy Hartley, Jason Barker, and Ken Smith

February 25, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Train of Thought combines seasoned guitarists Tommy Hartley and Jason Barker with bassist Ken Smith and transforms your musical expectations.  Hartley and Barker have traded guitar licks off and on…

Duke Street Dogs

February 23, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Free For All Friday: The Groovynators

February 23, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 20, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

February 18, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Duke Street Dogs

February 16, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Satchmo Babcock

February 15, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

These seasoned musical scholars bring audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a little country garnish on the side…

Valentine Dinner and Dance with David Quick Jazz Band

February 14, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Impress your sweetheart with your great taste in love songs and you might just get lucky.

Small jazz combo with vocals, playing swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All…

Durham Mardi Gras: The Wiley Fosters / Coleslaw

February 13, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 8pm * NO Cover

Durham Mardi Gras takes the best of New Orleans’ tradition and adds a big helping of North Carolina flavor since 2011.

8:15 – 9:30
The Wiley Fosters
The Wiley…

Ann Arader

February 11, 2018  ·  Sunday * 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

February 9, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Gin-Soaked Blues with Tea Cup Gin

February 9, 2018  ·  Friday * 9pm * 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…

Carolina Lightnin’

February 8, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

February 6, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s time to get out to one of the longest running open blues jams in the triangle.  Get on in here and share the stage…

Super Bowl LII

February 4, 2018  ·  Sunday * 6pm * NO Cover

The Blue Note Grill will still be serving up some fine football fixin’s for Super Bowl LII (52) so make your plans to watch with us while noshing on…

Duke Street Dogs

February 2, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Nash Street Ramblers

February 1, 2018  ·  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 30, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle…

Russell Favret

January 28, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Russell Favret is a guitarist currently residing in the Durham NC area. He received a degree in Jazz Studies from Florida State University where he studied with bassist Rodney Jordan…

Duke Street Dogs

January 26, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Armand Lenchek & Carter Minor

January 25, 2018  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again.
Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

January 24, 2018  ·  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 23, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

January 21, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Duke Street Dogs

January 19, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Where else are you going to start the weekend?

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock, Tin…

Carolina Lightnin’

January 18, 2018  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 16, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

January 14, 2018  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Small jazz combo with vocals, playing swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others.

Come to dance, but make sure…

Duke Street Dogs

January 12, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

The Duke Street Dogs have been hitting our Friday afternoon stage almost since we opened!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original…

Green Level Entertainers

January 11, 2018  ·  Thursday * 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

January 10, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

Please join us – Sallie Gossett (vocals), Brandon Chien (lead guitar), Herb Shelly (drums), Robert Humphreys (sax), Anne Shrago (bass) and Carol Walborn (rhythm guitar) – Fun blues & R&B…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 9, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle…

Duke Street Dogs

January 5, 2018  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Start 2018 right with the best Friday afternoon in town!

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock…

Nash Street Ramblers

January 4, 2018  ·  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

January 3, 2018  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

January 2, 2018  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

The FIRST Tuesday Blues Jam of 2018!

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the…

Duke Street Dogs

December 29, 2017  ·  Friday * 6-8pm * No Cover

Don’t miss these guys as they kick off the last weekend of 2017.

Referred to as a “populist” band, they play a mix of old and new, original material…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

December 27, 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

December 26, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

Christmas Eve – CLOSED

December 24, 2017  ·  Sunday * All Day

We will be closed on Christmas Eve wrapping presents, sipping egg nog, and stuffing stockings … but will be back on Tuesday with Clark Stern’s Tuesday Blues  Jam as we…

Duke Street Dogs

December 22, 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

Armand Lenchek, Carter Minor & FJ Ventre

December 22, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again. Triple that magic when you add in bassist FJ Ventre…

Carolina Lightnin’

December 21, 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…

8th Annual NEWTONANNY

December 20, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 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 8th year at The Blue Note Grill…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 19, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

Duke Street Dogs

December 15, 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 Terry Wiley Band

December 15, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

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 legendary North Carolina…

Nash Street Ramblers

December 14, 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

December 12, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

Tommy Hartley & Jason Barker

December 10, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

GIG ALERT ****************GIG ALERT**************** GIG ALERT

Tommy Hartley says:    Jason Barker and I will be performing as a duo at The Blue Note Grill!  Please make plans to attend. We…

Duke Street Dogs

December 8, 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

The Night Shades

December 8, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

The Night Shades: lot’s of progressive, rockin’ Blues! The band members are; Julia Vo on lead vocals, Bill Bryan on guitar & vocals, Tim Collins on guitar, Ed Mezynski…

Pinky Wyoming & Duke LaCrosse

December 7, 2017  ·  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…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

December 6, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover

We gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

December 5, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

Duke Street Dogs

December 1, 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

FFAF: Donna Blue Band

December 1, 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…

Hill Country Cosmopolitans

November 30, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

Awhile back, three guys came together in a living room in Hillsborough, NC to run through some 30s and 40s-era Western Swing dude-ranch favorites. Bringing a touch of…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle…

Emily Musolino

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

Heads up! There’s a change to our Sunday afternoon of music!

Emily Musolino fills in for Mysti Mayhem!

Emily Musolino is a Durham, NC native who mixes soulful vocals…

Duke Street Dogs

November 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.  Come out and dance the turkey off your belly…

Sherman Lee Dillon and the Dillonaires

November 24, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF NO Cover

Dad, Sherman Lee; son, Andrew John and daughter, Anna Lee provide the voices and musical accompaniment served up with an unforgettable helping of down-home honest energy. From the worn…

Pre-Turkey Day/Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

The longest running blues jam in the Triangle is gearing up for the holidays. The Pre-Turkey Day jam is always one of our favorites. Stop in and hang out…

Doc Branch Band

November 19, 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…

Duke Street Dogs

November 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

Bull City Blues Band

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

The Bull City Blues Band have been North Carolina original modern piedmont blues artists since 1991. Charlley Ward and John Fussell provide tandem lead and slide guitars and are the…

Carolina Lightnin’

November 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

David Quick’s Jazz Combo

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

Small jazz combo with vocals, playing swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others.

Come to dance, but make sure…

Eno River Association Fundraiser with John Dee Holeman

November 12, 2017  ·  Sunday * 2-4pm * NO Cover

Mark your calendar for Sunday, Nov. 12 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. for Eno River Association’s Holiday Hullabaloo – our annual meeting, calendar celebration, and end-of-year…

Duke Street Dogs

November 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

Kirk Ridge Band / Individually Twisted

November 9, 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

If this is Tuesday …. it’s our standing Tuesday Blues Jam!  We provide amps, drums, PA … everything you’ll need, just bring your instrument or sticks … sign up and play…

Duke Street Dogs

November 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

Nash Street Ramblers

November 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…

Halloween Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  And it’s Halloween, so come out for some spooktacular fun! Share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest…

Duke Street Dogs

October 27, 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…

Watson, Runkle, Savage & Goldsmith

October 26, 2017  ·  Thursdau * 7-9pm * 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…

Tommy Hartley & Jason Barker

October 25, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8-10pm * NO Cover

GIG ALERT ****************GIG ALERT**************** GIG ALERT

Tommy Hartley says:    Jason Barker and I will be performing as a duo at The Blue Note Grill, Wednesday, Oct. 25!  Please make plans…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Satchmo Babcock

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

Satchmo Babcock is a quartet of seasoned musical scholars that brings audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a…

Duke Street Dogs

October 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.  It’s still too early to start holiday shopping…

Carolina Lightnin’

October 19, 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

October 15, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * 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…

The Well-Respected Men / Doug Prescott Band

October 14, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

Two for one!  Don’t miss this night of double trouble!

The Well-Respected Men
You Really Got Me. All Day and All of the Night. Dedicated Follower of Fashion…

Duke Street Dogs

October 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…

The Hollow Rock Ramblers with Whit Smith

October 12, 2017  ·  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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Duke Street Dogs

October 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…

Nash Street Ramblers

October 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

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

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with Rhonda Robichaux & Band

October 1, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9pm * 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

September 29, 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…

Davis Messina Band

September 29, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

No matter the occasion, The Davis Messina Band will make it an event you’ll never forget with a wide range of music…beach, country and rock n roll ….

RON…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

September 27, 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

September 26, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Duke Street Dogs

September 22, 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…

Free For All Fridays: 8-Track Minds

September 22, 2017  ·  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…

Blue Wed: Tad Walters

September 20, 2017  ·  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

September 19, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

3rd Annual “All Star” Fundraiser for Bright Star Stables

September 17, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-8pm * $10 suggested donation

The 3rd annual “All Star” fundraiser is just around the corner!  The evening will be family friendly and includes a very exciting silent auction. An incredible musical lineup featuring some…

Duke Street Dogs

September 15, 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…

Free For All Fridays: Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs

September 15, 2017  ·  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…

Carolina Lightnin’

September 14, 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

September 13, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

September 12, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Randy Johnston

September 10, 2017  ·  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…

Duke Street Dogs

September 8, 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 Sidecar Social Club

September 8, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Spirited, stylish and engaging, Sidecar Social Club is a shot of whiskey hitting your veins. Soaring through numerous genres effortlessly, their energetic sets take you to colorful and surprising places…

Nash Street Ramblers

September 7, 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

September 5, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with Gator & the Groovetones

September 3, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9pm * 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

September 1, 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…

Tad Walters, Clark Stern and Bubba Norwood

September 1, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Free for all Friday:  These guys know how to fire up a Friday night. Just ask ’em .. better yet, be here and feel the burn.

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Tommy Hartley & Jason Barker

August 31, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

GIG ALERT ****************GIG ALERT**************** GIG ALERT

Tommy Hartley says:    Jason Barker and I will be performing as a duo at The Blue Note Grill this Thursday evening, August 31, from…

Blue Wednesday: Tad Walters and John Dee Holeman

August 30, 2017  ·  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

August 29, 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…

The Tornado Blues Band

August 26, 2017  ·  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…

Duke Street Dogs

August 25, 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…

Joe Bell & the Stinging Blades

August 25, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

Conceived in cigarette smoke and nurtured on cold beer, the Stinging Blades are a bar band down to the marrow. Their mixture of Memphis Soul, New Orleans R&B…

Armand Lenchek & Carter Minor

August 24, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again.
Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

August 23, 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

August 22, 2017  ·  Tuesday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

It’s the Tuesday Blues Jam!  Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the triangle – you never know who’s…

Adrian Duke & Theresa Richmond

August 20, 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…

August Birthday Party: Good Rocking Sam

August 19, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

If you were born in August, we wanna throw you a party!  Bring your friends, party favors, and come on in!

GRS is a blues/r & b/roots outfit…

Duke Street Dogs

August 18, 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…

Carolina Lightnin’

August 17, 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 15, 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…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

August 13, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

High Cotton

August 12, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $6

The Raleigh-based High Cotton R&B Review came together in 2012—the band has deep roots in the Memphis Blues tradition; lots of soul influence, some British and…

Duke Street Dogs

August 11, 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…

Doc Branch Band

August 10, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

August 9, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

August 8, 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…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with Big Bertha

August 6, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9pm * 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

August 4, 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…

Nash Street Ramblers

August 3, 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

August 1, 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

July 30, 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…

Duke Street Dogs

July 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…

The Terry Wiley Band

July 28, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * $8

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 legendary North Carolina…

Armand Lenchek & Carter Minor

July 27, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again.
Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and loads…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

July 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

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

If this is Tuesday, then this IS our regular Tuesday Blues Jam host by the incomparable ivory tickler, Clark Stern.

Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one…

Satchmo Babcock

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

Satchmo Babcock is a quartet of seasoned musical scholars that brings audiences a heaping plate full of old school R&B, Blues, Soul, and Rock & Roll with a…

Duke Street Dogs

July 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…

cajammers

July 21, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

Cajammers are a triangle-based jam band made of an energetic group of musicians who adore playing for dancers. Expect a mix of Cajun, zydeco, swamp pop, and Louisiana-inspired…

Carolina Lightnin’

July 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 18, 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…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

July 16, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

Duke Street Dogs

July 14, 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…

Dex Romweber

July 14, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF NO COVER

Dex Romweber is nothing less than an icon of the American music underground. Pioneering the template for the stripped to-the-essentials guitar/drums duo format in the (should be…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

July 12, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

July 11, 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…

BenFest: A Benefit for Ben Comfort

July 9, 2017  ·  Sunday * 3-8pm * $10 suggested donation

Our good friend Ben Comfort took a nasty dive from a ladder a few months ago, and while he went down, the medical bills went up!
We’re throwing down…

Duke Street Dogs

July 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…

Nash Street Ramblers

July 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

July 5, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * 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

July 4, 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…

TBS 1st Sunday Blues Jam with The Bush League

July 2, 2017  ·  Sunday * 6-9pm * 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

June 30, 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…

Kirk Ridge Band / Individually Twisted

June 29, 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…

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 27, 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…

Duke Street Dogs

June 23, 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

June 23, 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…

Carolina Lightnin’

June 22, 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…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

June 21, 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

June 20, 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…

James, Pace & Preslar

June 18, 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…

Bill Toms & Hard Rain

June 17, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

“Bill Toms is a poet, a soul-shouter and guitar slinger with one foot in the gutter and an eye on the heavens above. And man, does he front a…

Duke Street Dogs

June 16, 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

June 16, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF NO COVER

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…

Blue Wednesday: The Herded Cats

June 14, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

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

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

June 13, 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…

“Out’n The Cold”

June 11, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The Blue Note Grill and “Out’n the Cold” invite you to an afternoon of Americana/Acoustic Rock/Country Rock and Classic Hits Sunday June 11 from 5-7PM.

“Out…

Hickory Switch

June 10, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $10

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

June 9, 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…

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

June 7, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * 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

June 6, 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

June 2, 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…

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…

FFAF: The Claptones

May 26, 2017  ·  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…

Graymatter

May 25, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7:30pm * NO Cover

Graymatter plays acoustic music with big harmonies and a dash of rock and roll. We add a wide variety of instrumentation: acoustic 6-string and 12-string guitars, electric guitar…

Blue Wednesday: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

May 24, 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

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…

The Backbeat

May 20, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * $8

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…

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…

FFAF: Donna Blue Band

May 19, 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…

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…

Piedmont Melody Makers

May 14, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

The Piedmont Melody Makers play old-time, country and bluegrass music and make no apologies for it!

Alice Gerrard
Jim Watson
Chris Brashear
Cliff Hale…

Michelle Belanger & The Mystery Hillbillies

May 13, 2017  ·  Saturday * 8pm * 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…

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…

High Cotton

May 12, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * FFAF NO COVER

The Raleigh-based High Cotton R&B Review came together in 2012—the band has deep roots in the Memphis Blues tradition; lots of soul influence, some British and…

Laurelyn Dossett & the bennys

May 11, 2017  ·  Thursday * 7pm * NO Cover

About Laurelyn Dossett
Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett lives and writes in the piedmont of North Carolina, and her songs tend to reflect the stories of the region, both traditional and…

Blue Wed: The Herded Cats

May 10, 2017  ·  Wednesday * 8pm * No Cover

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

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 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…

Nash Street Ramblers

May 4, 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

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…

Tom Neuhauser

April 30, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Tom Neuhauser is a seasoned multi-instrumentalist specializing in Piano, Guitar, Vocals, Accordion, Bass Guitar, Clarinet and Saxophone…

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…

Free For All Fridays: Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs

April 28, 2017  ·  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…

The Art of Cool Presidents Party: Empire Strikes Brass

April 27, 2017  ·  Thursday * 8pm * NO Cover

Art of Cool Festival kicks off their weekend early with Asheville’s Empire Strikes Brass. With the capability to take you to New Orleans by transforming into a true second…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mysti Mayhem Trio

April 16, 2017  ·  Sunday * 5-7pm * NO Cover

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley and released her first major…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…