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Local Band Local Beer July 24
Come on out this Thursday at 9:30 to Tir Na Nog Irish�Pub�for a free show and beer samples, featuring Wesley Wolfe, Cat Be Damned, and T0W3RS. Our local brewery on tap for the month is French Broad Brewing Company. For more details, you can visit the LBLB page. This is an 18+ event, with a $3 cover for under 21.
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Local Shows

7/30 Revelus, Against Their Will, Spiralfire, Kelen Heller
@ Local 506
7/30 Ghost Trees
@ The Pour House Music Hall
7/30 BJ Barham of American Aquarium
@ Slim's Downtown
7/30 John Legend
@ Red Hat Amphitheater
7/31 Playdough, Tanya Morgan, Pigeon John, Napoleon Wright II
@ Kings Barcade
7/31 Bob Log III, The Pork Torta
@ Pinhook
7/31 Pretend Surprise , A Bottle Volcanic , Karol Peril, Hot Water & The Bone
@ Slim's Downtown
7/31 Cat Be Damned, T0W3RS, Wesley Wolfe
@ Tir Na Nog Irish Pub
7/31 See Gulls, Ye Old Shoppe, Midnight Plus One
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
7/31 COPE, Plastic Planets
@ The Pour House Music Hall
7/31 No Brainer, 49/Short, Sibannac
@ Local 506
8/1 Woven Mother, Talking Box Co., From Bears
@ Slim's Downtown
8/1 SubRosa, The Atlas Moth, Boris
@ Cat's Cradle
8/1 Archbishops of Blount Street, The Pandemics
@ Local 506
8/1 Outside Soul, Mother's Finest
@ Lincoln Theatre
8/1 The Old Ceremony
@ Pinhook
8/1 North Elementary, D-Town Brass
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/2 Jerkagram, Escher, Etiolated
@ Slim's Downtown
8/2 Jesse Marchant , Rosebuds, The
@ Cat's Cradle
8/2 Bedowyn, Whores., American Sharks , Static is a City
@ Kings Barcade
8/4 Gross Reality, The Ghost of You, Dear Desolate, Darkest Hour, Veil Of Maya, Emmure
@ Lincoln Theatre
8/4 Empire! Empire! (I was a Lonely Estate) , The Early November , A City Apart
@ Local 506
8/4 Vundabar, Snoozer, Lady Bones
@ Nice Price Books & Records
8/5 G. Green , Dan Melchior und das Menace, Winston Facials
@ Slim's Downtown
8/6 Juan Huevos, Champagne Jerry
@ Pinhook
8/7 Grooms, Hooray for Earth
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/7 Bam Margera as F*ck Face Unstoppable
@ Southland Ballroom
8/7 Almost People, Static is a City, The O'Reilly Factors , The Ghost of Saturday Nite
@ Pinhook
8/7 Naked Naps, Driftwood Miracle, Bag of Bones
@ Slim's Downtown
8/8 Flesh Wounds, Drag Sounds, Paint Fumes
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/8 A Mad World 5
@ Southland Ballroom
8/8 The Pressure Boys, Connells, The, Dexter Romweber Duo, the
@ Cat's Cradle
8/8 Spider Bags
@ Pinhook
8/8 Slightly Stoopid , G. Love & Special Sauce, Stephen Marley
@ Red Hat Amphitheater
8/9 Chi City , Lil Debbie , Elevator Jay, Jasper Hale, Money Makin D, Famous Jason, Stranger Day
@ Southland Ballroom
8/9 Tom Maxwell, Cheryl Parker's 116th Dream, Cosmic Punk, The Pressure Boys, Let's Active, A Number of Things
@ Cat's Cradle
8/11 David Gray
@ Red Hat Amphitheater
8/12 T-Smilez, Clevon Don, Well$, Nance, King Mez
@ Lincoln Theatre
8/13 Finish Ticket, Miniature Tigers, The Griswolds
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/13 The Human Eyes, Dana Buoy
@ Pinhook
8/15 Revival an Allman Brothers Experience, Lefty Williams Band
@ Lincoln Theatre
8/15 Dark Water Rising, The Black Experience
@ Pinhook
8/16 Dirty Grass Soul
@ Southland Ballroom
8/21 Wailin Storms , Chest Pains, Grand Strangers
@ Pinhook
8/22 Yo Momma's Big Fat Booty Band
@ Southland Ballroom
8/22 Clockwork Kids, Ghostt Bllonde, Body Games
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/23 DayShell, Middle Class Rut, Chevelle
@ Lincoln Theatre
8/23 Same As It Ever Was
@ Southland Ballroom
8/23 Kevin Gates, Chevy Woods
@ Cat's Cradle
8/23 Bear in Heaven
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/25 Boogarins, Clean, The
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/26 SISU, Crocodiles
@ Neptunes Parlour
8/29 Dear Desolate, Akissforjersey
@ Southland Ballroom
8/29 The Polyphonic Spree
@ ArtsCenter
8/30 Rocco DeLuca
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
8/30 Cry Wolf
@ Southland Ballroom
8/30 Harsh Words , Bandages
@ Nice Price Books & Records
9/2 Features, The
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
9/9 The New Mastersounds, doby
@ Southland Ballroom
9/11 Fruition
@ Lincoln Theatre
9/12 Zappa Plays Zappa
@ Lincoln Theatre
9/14 Ty Segall, WAND
@ Motorco Music Hall
9/15 Islands
@ Local 506
9/17 The Family Ruin, Ice Nine Kills, Secrets, Volumes, Crown The Empire
@ Southland Ballroom
9/19 Kristian Bush Of Sugarland , Jordan Covington & The Holy Smoke Band
@ Southland Ballroom
9/19 Real Estate
@ Cat's Cradle
9/20 Rubblebucket
@ Lincoln Theatre
9/20 Southern Culture on the Skids
@ Southland Ballroom
9/21 Ray Wylie Hubbard
@ Southland Ballroom
9/23 Knuckle Puck, No Bragging Rights, Senses Fail
@ Cat's Cradle
9/24 Pure Bathing Culture , Tennis
@ Cat's Cradle
9/25 Neff, Snarky Puppy
@ Southland Ballroom
9/25 OK Go
@ Cat's Cradle
9/25 The Wood Brothers
@ Haw River Ballroom
9/26 Marvelous Funkshun, The Ends, Oteil Burbridge
@ Southland Ballroom
9/27 The Head and The Heart
@ NC Museum of Art
9/28 Fly Golden Eagle, J Roddy Walston & The Business
@ Lincoln Theatre
9/29 Pomplamoose
@ Cat's Cradle
10/3 The Black Lips, The King Khan & BBQ Show
@ Cat's Cradle
10/7 Afghan Whigs
@ Cat's Cradle
10/9 doby, The New Mastersounds
@ Southland Ballroom
10/15 Phantogram
@ The Ritz
10/20 Boyce Avenue
@ Haw River Ballroom
10/29 Temples, Spires
@ Cat's Cradle
10/31 Sylvan Esso
@ Haw River Ballroom
11/6 Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell
@ Durham Performing Arts Center
11/8 Rachel Yamagata
@ Cat's Cradle - Back Room
11/11 Yelle
@ Cat's Cradle
11/14 Steep Canyon Rangers, Mipso
@ Memorial Hall - UNC CH
12/31 Avett Brothers
@ PNC Arena

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