Raleigh Music Calendar: New Year’s Eve Edition

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New Years Eve Top 5:

Local Rockers - The Mantras wrap up the 2nd of a 2 night stand with KinGator NYE Saturday night @ the Pourhouse. This is going to be one heck of a jam with these two bands as the Mantras are legendary for their NYE Jam parties. If you are looking for something to do - and dont want to be stuck in the same old club - this is the show for you! (Photo Courtesy of Homegrown Music.com)

1.   Old Habits – 42nd Street – Rocking out 42nd Street – get ready for the crush of people – but Old Habits is great at performing for crowds like this and will certainly get the crowd Rocking with their Folk/Blue Grass – style….

2. DJ Drew Diggler – Humble Pie – If I’m in  Raleigh, this is where I’m going for NYE – great food, great drinks, great atmosphere – DJ Drew will be spinning a mix of g

3. The Mantras and KinGator – Pourhouse – THE place to be for Psychedelic Funk/Jam Rock – this is going to be an Odessey of the Mind, and the Senses…

4. Accoustic Manner – Southland Ballroom – This promises to be a great show – Hank Smith and crowd will certainly put on a great show and the vocal talents of Rachel Koontz will most certainly wow you if you have not seen them before….

5. Gripp Tapes / Diggup Tapes NYE Bash – Kings-Neptunes – Who’s ready for a good old-fashioned dance throwdown?  This is it – two levels of music, dancing and fun.  This is the Hipster place to be so get there early for a spot at the bar – or if you plan to roam around – plan to poke your head out the door at midnight for the fireworks!

Wednesday, December 28:

Amra’s – 106 Glenwood Ave. –  Jason Adamo – (Covers) 9:30pm  Cover – FREE

Big Easy – 222 Fayetteville St. – Cecil Johnson (Jazz) 6pm

Buku – 110 East Davie St. –  All Star Blues Jam w/ Will Beaty  (Blues) 8:30pm

Keller Williams has been referred to as a "one man jam band" and is legendary within the folk/jam genre. He has a unique style of fusing multiple genres as well as looping several instruments into a unique sound that is a reflection of his extraordinary talents. He is performing two shows this Wednesday at the Lincoln Theatre, a Childrens Matinee at 2pm and a more standard show at 8pm - do not miss this unique talent - it will be well worth the price of admission. (Photo Courtesy of Keller Williams)

Busy Bee – 225 South Wilmington St. –  DJ Wax (Electronica/Dance) 10pm

Deep South The Bar – 430 South Dawson – Maurice Mangum, Bradley Pollock (Indie/Pop) 7pm   Cover: $5

Irregardless Café – 901 West Morgan St. – Bruce Emery, David McKnight (folk/bluegrass) 6:30pm

Lincoln Theatre – 126 East Cabarrus St. –  Early: Keller Williams Childrens Matinee 2pm (Folk/Americana/Instrumental) Cover: $17  Late: Keller Williams feat: Kdubalicious 8pm 2pm (Folk/Americana/Instrumental) Cover: $20 

PourHouse – 224 South Blount St. –   Brother Essau (Grateful Dead Tribute) 9pm  Cover: $8

Shakedown Street – 2500 Hillsborough St. – Open Mic Hosted by The Black Ashleys (Covers) 9pm Cover: FREE

Southland Ballroom – 614 North West St. – Dubstep Wednesdays Feat: Syko and Kure (dance) – 9:30pm  Cover – $5 (Ladies FREE)

Sparians – 120 St Albans St. – Russ Thompson (Covers) 7pm

The Point – 1626 Glenwood Ave. –  Josh Presslar (Blues/Americana) 10:30pm

Thursday, December 29:

Big Easy – 222 Fayetteville St. – Cecil Johnson (jazz) 6pm

Busy Bee – 225 South Wilmington St. – Bumble w/ DJ Thein (Electronica) 10pm

Deep South The Bar – 430 South Dawson – Bernard Harris (Indie/Vocal) 8pm  Cover: $10

Hibernian – 311 Glenwood Ave. – Evan Olson, David Bearror (Covers) 10pm – Cover: FREE

Irregardless Café – 901 West Morgan St. –  Multiples w/ Ellis, Matt & Pete (Jazz) 6:30pm

Mosaic – 517 West Jones St. –  Reggae Night 9pm

O’Malley’s – 5228 Hollyridge Dr. – David Howell (Covers) 9pm

PourHouse – 224 South Blount St. –  The Redstones, Syrup, The B Sides (Indie) 9pm  Cover: $5

Shakedown Street – 2500 Hillsborough St. –   TREECLMBR/FUTURE FLUTES/DJ PILLZ ANIMALWEAPON/DJ CERULEAN/ONEIRIC (Indie)  9pm  Cover: TBA

Southland Ballroom – 614 North West St. – Rage After Christmas  (Electronica/Dance) 9pm  Cover –Ladies-FREE, Men under 21-$8, Men over 21: FREE

Sparians – 120 St Albans St. –  Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos (Zydeco) 9pm  Cover: FREE

The Point – 1626 Glenwood Ave. –  Scarlett (Covers) 10pm – Cover: FREE

Tir Na Nog – 218 South Blount St. – Local Beer Local Band Presents: The Debonzo Bros, Wylie Hunter & Calzadores (Indie) 10pm – Cover – FREE

World of Beer – 121 St Albans St. –  Russ Thompson (Covers) 9pm

Friday, December 30:

Amra’s – 106 Glenwood Ave. –  Soul Psychedelique (Covers) – 10 p.m.  Cover – FREE

 

Carbon Leaf is ready to rock out the Lincoln Theatre on Friday night. These guys from Richmond, VA got their start on the College Rock circuit in the Region and their Alt-Country/Indie Rock style infused with Celtic and Bluegrass elements gained National Acclaim and they have toured the country and the world. This is a homecoming of sorts for them so expect a great show from them this Friday night! (Photo Courtesy of Carbon Leaf)

Berkeley Café – 217 West Martin St. –  Noisy Dubs Presents: Bizzy B, Indrea, Xewart, more (Dance/Electronica) 9pm  Cover – TBA

Big Easy – 222 Fayetteville St. – Early: Cecil Johnson (jazz) 6pm LATE: Todd Proctor (Covers) 10pm  Cover FREE

Cameron Bar & Grille – 2018 Clark Ave. – Matt Bowen (Covers) 9pm  Cover: FREE

Deep South The Bar – 430 South Dawson – Hot Skillet Lickers (Country/Rock) 9pm  Cover – $5

Dive Bar – 3 Glenwood Ave. –  RBT,Principus, Budd Danger (Rock) 10pm  Cover: FREE

Irregardless Café – 901 West Morgan St. – Ed Moon Jazz Band (Jazz) 6:30pm  Cover – FREE

King’s Barcade – 14 West Martin St. – Heads on Sticks, more  (Indie/Experimental) 9pm  Cover: $7

Lincoln Theatre – 126 East Cabarrus St. –  Carbon Leaf, Jack The Radio (Indie) 9pm  Cover $14-18

O’Malley’s – 5228 Hollyridge Dr. – Sayer McShane (Covers) 9pm  Cover: TBA

PourHouse – 224 South Blount St. –  The Mantras, Cinder Cat – (Indie/Jam) 9pm  Cover – $15($20 if you by a 2-day pass)

Ruckus Pizza – 2233 Avent Ferry Rd. – .Tab & Gonzo (Covers) 9pm

Sadlacks – 2116 Hillsborough St. – TBA – Call Club 7pm – Cover: FREE

Shakedown Street – 2500 Hillsborough St. –  OUTSIDE SOUL/M-16 AND THE FULL MOON WOLVES &LOST N’ SOUND (Jam/Indie) 10pm – Cover – TBA

Slim’s Bar – 227 South Wilmington St. –

Southland Ballroom – 614 North West St. –  Vaudevillian Revue (Indie/Dance/Mult) 9pm   cover: $12

Sparians – 120 St Albans St. – Mike Mickxer (Covers) 9pm  Cover: FREE

The Oxford – 319 Fayetteville St. – The Basics (Covers) 9pm  Cover: FREE

Tir Na Nog – 218 South Blount St. – Early: Jamie Oden (Irish Folk) 7pm Late: Honey James (Covers) 10pm  Cover: $3

42nd Street Oyster Bar – 508 W. Jones St. – Magic Pipers (Covers) 10pm  Cover: FREE

Saturday, December 31:

Amra’s – 106 Glenwood Ave. – Stoneage Romeos (Covers) – 10 p.m.  Cover: TBA

Berkeley Café – 217 West Martin St. –  The Omega Project, Revelus, Enemy in Disguise, more (Rock) 9pm  Cover: $5

Big Easy – 222 Fayetteville St. – Early: Cecil Johnson (Jazz) 6pm, Late: Shine (Covers) 10pm  Cover: FREE

Cameron Bar & Grille – 2018 Clark Ave. – Chris Hickman (Covers) 9pm  Cover: FREE

Deep South The Bar – 430 South Dawson –  Supatight, Young Cardinals, Parklife  (Jam/Rock) 10pm  Cover: $5

Dive Bar – 3 Glenwood Ave. – Future is Me, The Separate (Rock/Metal) 10pm  Cover: FREE

Humble Pie – Harrington, St. –  NYE Party with DJ Drew Diggler (Dance/ Electronica) 9pm Cover: TBA

Irregardless Café – 901 West Morgan St. – Joe Gore’s Dance Band (Jazz) 6:30pm

King’s Barcade – 14 West Martin St. –  Gripp Tapes and Diggup Tapes NYE Extravaganza (Dance/Dubstep) 9pm Cover: $10

Lincoln Theatre – 126 East Cabarrus St. –  Revolution!  NYE Party w/ DJ Steve Fienberg  9pm (Circus Themed Dance Party)  Cover: $10-12

The Longbranch – 608 Creekside Dr. –  NYE Blowout Feat DJ Freeze, CC Ryders (Dance/Electronica) 8pm  Cover: $10

PourHouse – 224 South Blount St. – NYE w/ The Mantras & KinGator (Indie) 10pm  Cover: $15

Ruckus Pizza – 2233 Avent Ferry Rd. – .Juice (Covers) 9pm

Southland Ballroom – 614 North West St. – NYE w/ The Morning After & Lizzy Ross Band (Indie/Folk) 9pm  Cover: $15  ($18 if under 21) 

Sparians – 120 St Albans St. – NYE Party with DJ Ryan (Covers) 9pm  Cover: FREE

The Oxford – 319 Fayetteville St. –  Scarlett (Covers) 9pm – Cover: FREE

Tir Na Nog – 218 South Blount St. –  EARLY: NYE Irish Celebration feat: Irish Dancers, Wake Pipe & Drums, Barrow Jam, more  (Irish/Folk)  2-8pm Cover: TBA  LATE: Spiveys Corner (Covers) 10pm  Cover: $3

42nd Street Oyster Bar – 508 W. Jones St. –  NYE Party w/ Old Habits (Folk) 9pm  Cover: FREE

Sunday, January 1:

Five Star – 511 West Hargett St – Neu Romance – DJ Collection (Dance, Hip-Hop, Old School, Electronica) 9pm  Cover: TBA

Tir Na Nog – 218 South Blount St. – Irish Jam Session (Celtic/Jam) 3pm

 

 

Carbon Leaf is ready to rock out the Lincoln Theatre on Friday night.  These guys from Richmond, VA got their start on the College Rock circuit in the Region and their Alt-Country/Indie Rock style infused with Celtic and Bluegrass elements gained National Acclaim and they have toured the country and the world. This is a homecoming of sorts for them so expect a great show from them this Friday night!  (Photo Courtesy of Carbon Leaf)

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