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17
November
Free!

Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic Night!

November 17, @ 5:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

hosted by Erin Terry - Eyes Up Here is excited to give talented female and female identifying comics a chance to work out their LadyBits. Lady Identifying persons should bring a 5 minute set and be ready to show up and go up - bring a crew to laugh with you - it's gonna be a lot of fun! The Night Rider serves as a safe space for gender queer and gender non-confirming - please interpret Lady as you see…

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17
November
$10

GOTH NIGHT with DJ DIES A LOT/DJ BELA LUGOSI’S DAD

November 17, @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Biggest Goth Night In Town, Folks!!!!  Get your grave rave on with DJ DIES A LOT and DJ Bela Lugosi's Dad   EBM     INDUSTRIAL     DARK WAVE       CLASSIC GOTH HITS        NEW GOTH TRACKS $10 for 21+ $15 for 18+

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18
November

Here to Stay II: An El Pueblo Benefit

November 18, @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Please join us for an afternoon of performances standing in solidarity with the undocumented community. All proceeds will benefit local youth programs at El Pueblo, Inc.. "Here to Stay" was created in 2017 as a reaction to Donald Trump rescission of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The purpose of DACA is to protect eligible immigrant youth who came to the United States when they were children from deportation. DACA gives young undocumented immigrants: 1) protection from deportation, and 2)…

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22
November
free

Ryan’s Birthday Shitshow Extravaganza at The Night Rider

November 22, @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

HE'S TURNING 29 AND ITS THE SAME OLD SHIT! COME ESCAPE YOUR FAMILY AND JOIN YOUR FRIENDS FOR A THANKSGIVING NIGHT BASH TO REMEMBER!!! BRING YOUR LEFTOVERS AND COME SING YOUR HEART OUT. KARAOKE AND FOOD WILL BE A PLENTY SO DRINK THE NIGHT AWAY FORGETTING THOSE AWFUL CONVERSATIONS AT THE TABLE!

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24
November
$10

Venus Flytrap Comedy Improv Night “Best of 2018”!!

November 24, @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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25
November
donations

Brennan The Good and Connor Whitaker at The Night Rider

November 25, @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Donation Show! All ages

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December
1
December
$10 - $15

Soccer Tees/Scooterbabe/OPS

December 1, @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

All ages show!

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2
December
Donations

Gold Leather At The Night Rider!!

December 2, @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

All ages. $5 donation recommended.

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6
December
$10

Plattenbau w/Deep Sleeper

December 6, @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Wave as new as it gets. This international trio, currently based in the ex-Stasi headquarters in Berlin, press guitar-trashing noise-pop and post-punk into an irresistible heavy pill.   Local weirdo project, Deep Sleeper is sure to make things cerebral.

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6
December
Donations

Nova One // Charlie Paso // Sunset Palette

December 6, @ 8:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Nova One: https://communityrecords.bandcamp.com/album/secret-princess Charlie Paso: https://charliepaso.bandcamp.com/ Sunset Palette: https://sunsetpalette.bandcamp.com/

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9
December
$10.99

Vibe Music Collective x Raund Haus Pop-Up

December 9, @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Vibe Music Collective is bringing their vibey Pop-Up to Raleigh We are happy to be partnering with our lovely co-hosts Raund Haus and bringing a vibed out Sunday evening to our Raleigh/Durham family. A special line-up of artists, exclusive merch and a beautiful environment with you, the people. Featuring Live Performances from Quelle Chris Cavalier Ebz Dawud Salim Tunes through the night from Vibe Music Collective & Raund Haus fam!! Get your tickets early to assure entry!

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12
December
FREE

DWAYNE “THE ROCK” JOHNSON COMEDY OPEN MIC -AT THE NIGHT RIDER

December 12, @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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12
December
free

Unofficial:Time Free show!!

December 12, @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

We were so moved by this band last time they played that we booked them again at no cost to you.  You gotta check em out!!

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13
December
$10

Lonnie Walker//Lilac Shadows//Blueberry

December 13, @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

All ages $10 for 21+ $15 for 18+

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13
December
free

Karaoke Night at The Night Rider

December 13, @ 10:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

This is the most unorganized ridiculous karaoke night in town.  You're gonna love it.

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14
December
$10

Black Friday Presents: Holiday Pajama Jam

December 14, @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The BLACK FRIDAY: Holiday Pajama Jam Is really just an excuse for us to have a lil fun and dance our asses off. Pajamas and holiday gear are encouraged! Sounds will be provided by GEMYNII & DJ TRAILORTRASH 21+ $10 entry w/o dressing $7 entry to all who show up in them jam jams or tacky ass holiday gear Come and turn up with me. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for it!

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15
December
Donations

MJ Lenderman at The Night Rider

December 15, @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Donation show.  All ages.

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15
December

GOTH NIGHT w/ DJ DIES A LOT & 20th CENTURY BOY

December 15, @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Calling the dark-hearted: Join us for a real nightmare before Christmas with your DJs DJ DIES A LOT and 20th Century Boy, spinning your favorite dark alternative dance floor tracks: DARK WAVE + EBM + GOTH + INDUSTRIAL + NEW WAVE $10 for 21+ $15 for 18+

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December
donations

Car Crash Star/Castle Black/TBA at The Night Rider

December 21, @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Car Crash Star (Raleigh garage punk) Castle Black (NYC post punk/alt rock) TBA $5 suggested at door/8 pm

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29
December
$10

Venus Fly Trap Comedy Improv Night

December 29, @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Venus Fly Trap is back for our newest variety show, and we're ending 2018 with a BANG! Celebrate the holidays with us as we present new sketches, song parodies, and improv inspired by YOU. Featuring VFT Members Alexandra Finazzo, Aneisha Montegue, Romni Rossi, and Katie Stephens, and SPECIAL GUESTS David J. Wright and many more! $10 Cash Entry- Seating is first come first serve, so be sure to get there early!

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31
December
FREE

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE NIGHT RIDER

December 31, @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come do your NYE at our dang dive bar.  Yep, we'll have champagne and stuff.  More importantly, we are free and about as no nonsense as a bar can get.

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January
1
January
FREE

Service Industry New Years Day Party!

January 1 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

We know how hard we all work on NYE, so we're gonna do our own countdown and champagne toast at midnight on New Year's Day. DJ Luxe Posh will be bringing the jams and making her Night Rider debut!

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3
January
donations

Andrew Rohlk at The Night Rider

January 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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9
January
$10

The Ones You Forgot/Skyward Story/Empty Disco

January 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Reverie Productions Presents: The Ones You Forgot + Skyward Story Winter Tour 2019! The Ones You Forgot (NJ) https://theonesyouforgot.bandcamp.com/ Skyward Story (MD) https://skywardstory.com/music Empty Disco https://emptydisco.com +1 more tba doors: 8:00pm // show: 8:30pm // $10 21+ // $15 18-20 // 18+ // under 18 MUST be accompanied by legal guardian

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10
January
$10

Joy Album Release, feat. Funeral Chic, WVRM and BloodRitual

January 10 @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Deconstruct Booking Presents: Album release show for Joy's long anticipated "No Light Below" LP Also featuring: Funeral Chic - Charlotte Blackened HC https://funeralchic.bandcamp.com WVRM - Greenville, SC grindlords https://wvrmgrind.bandcamp.com BloodRitual - Greensboro Crossover Thrashers $10 entry, show starts at 9pm at the Wicked Witch in downtown Raleigh. 18+ with a $5 surcharge for under 21. No "phobes" or abusers allowed. And no fighting, dum dums.

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10
January
FREE

The Triangle’s most irreverent Karaoke Night!

January 10 @ 10:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come on down and get sign up for our lil shit show! We get started around 10:00 You'll need a decent buzz to enjoy this properly.    

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12
January
$10

SCS Presents Back To The Source: A 4-year Anniversary Event

January 12 @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Saturday, January 12th // Source Code Studios // Dj GON // OhNo! AtarAxi-Om // Neuron Husky @ The Wicked Witch, 416 W South St., Raleigh, NC Hey friends! Thanks to your love and support we have made it an incredible FOUR YEARS of creating immersive psychedelic stage décor! Come join us this coming January to celebrate with us! As we move forward from stage design to producing events, we aim to build a collective of art, music, expression, and diversity.…

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13
January
$10

Liion Gamble’s “Better Late Than Never” EP Release Showcase

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Advance tickets here! Menace Material Entertainment presents “Better Late Than Never”, which is Liion Gamble’s official Grand Re-Opening EP Release Showcase! Yes! I know it took us some time to finally put this together but now that its here we need you all to show up and show out! For all of those who have already heard Liion Gamble’s “Grand Re-Opening” (Available on all streaming platforms) but never had the pleasure to see the EP performed live will not want…

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16
January
Donations

Ginger Cowgirl Duo

January 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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16
January
$10

Sunshine Riot, Raptor Taxi and Who I Are

January 16 @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Sunshine Riot is coming to your town! Special guests include Raptor Taxi and Who I Are Facebook.com/sunshineriot Who I Are https://www.facebook.com/whoiaretheband/ Raptor Taxi https://www.facebook.com/RaptorTaxiNC/

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