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March
28
March
Free

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke Night

March 28 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come for the shit show! Great people watching. With this crowd, nobody sings alone.

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29
March
Free

The Night Rider says Farewell to Carly and Chris !!

March 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Celebrate your favorite Night Rider patrons’ last night in Raleigh! Featuring performances by Thick Modine and Connor Whitaker. Free show with suggested donations!

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30
March
Freee

Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic RAL

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

hosted by Regina Twine - 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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31
March
$10

Venus Fly Trap Improv Night

March 31 @ 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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April
3
April
Free!

Fish Bowl Game Night at The Night Rider

April 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come one, come all! We're gonna play some fish bowl! The rules will be fully explained and available at the event, but take a sneak peak at how much fun you're about to get into: Groups will be split up into two equal teams. You can't pick your team before arriving to the event~ nor can you pick/discuss your topics for what you write down! That's cheating. No fun. Each person on each team will get THREE pieces of paper…

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5
April
$10

On The Radar Presents : Bout 2 Blow

April 5 @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Cloudy Nueve Steezie King Fresco Tia Corine Austin Royale Vendors Muddaland Good Energy Nine19   $10 for 21+ $15 for 18+

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5
April
FREE

The Gay Country Party

April 5 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Follow your arrow to The Night Rider for the first ever Gay Country Party on Friday April 5th! Inspired by the ladies of country and country crossover, and the queers who love them. Wear whatever the hell you want but Western wear, gay shit, and rhinestones are highly encouraged! #JoanneVibes Featuring music by: Dolly / Kacey / Reba / Shania / Kesha / Dixie Chicks / Gaga / Miley / Carrie / Taylor / Kylie and more! Harrison will be…

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6
April
$10

Electromancy- A night of Industrial, Techno, Acid music.

April 6 @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Most Infernal Dance Porty Deep In The Hexed Warehouse ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ Rave Tunes / Acid House / Electro / Techno / Freak Trax ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ☛ LUXE PØSH ☛ MAGICAL BØDY ☛ SPØNGE BATH (LIVE) ☛ RAT MŸTH (LIVE) ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ 21+

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7
April
$15

Tassels & Tabletop: D&D Bellydance and Burlesque Show!

April 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Join The League of Extraordinary Bellydancers for a spellbinding evening that blends D&D with belly dance, burlesque, and more. Whether you're looking to enjoy a unique and captivating performance or participating in the entire Tassels & Tabletop weekend, this show is sure to be a critical hit! Our Performers Include: Darth Rubie Dayanisma Deserae Le Roux Lux Valentina Nita Moran-Fuentes Pearl Van Dammit Sara Beaman Tira Kira The Glitter Legs Experience and your hosts, The League of Extraordinary Bellydancers! -----------------------------------------------------------…

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12
April
$8

Thrash Attack! Black Mass, Nemesis, Suppressive Fire

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

A night of thrashin' mayhem brought to you by Primitive Ways. 21+ and $8, Doors at ~8:30, show at ~9 Black Mass - Hailing from Boston, these touring maniacs will be here supporting their brand spanking new album, Warlust! https://blackmassband.bandcamp.com/ Nemesis - Some of our favorite regional maniacs, Nemesis brings all the sleaze and speed from Charlotte! https://nemesisnc.bandcamp.com/ Suppressive Fire - The local thrash titans, SF should need no introduction. Go fast and aggressive or cower in the trenches and…

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13
April
$10

Juxton Roy w/ Earther, Glow & Through the Tallwoods

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

It’s our one year anniversary!! We’ve been our queer little Emo selves for almost 365 days now and we’re gonna celebrate it the best way we know how. We’ve spent the last year not only surprising ourselves but also by being floored at how great you all have been with your support. This journey so far has been surreal so we decided to commemorate that with some friends we’ve made along the way and most importantly, YOU. Earther: Loud emotive…

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17
April

The Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson House Party Comedy Open Mic

April 17 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Join us at "The Night Rider" at 416 W. South Street, Raleigh, NC for the "The Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson House Party Comedy Open Mic". On the third Wednesday of every month, come out to see some of the Triangle's best comics work through their newest material. Join Reid Pegram as he hosts the hottest comedy open mic in downtown Raleigh. Think you got what it takes to bring the funny? Then we'll give you three minutes behind the mic…

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20
April

4/20 Easter Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

HAPPY 420!!! Let’s take this MARVELOUS Saturday to chill and grab some cleverly hidden snacks and fruity drinks here and your favorite corner bar. Will be outside MUST BRING A BASKET 🧺 Flash lights and head lamps encouraged Starts at 10pm 21+ Easter themed tie dye always appreciated 🙂

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23
April
$10

Synaesthetics presents Golden Pelicans

April 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The almighty GOLDEN PELICANS return to Raleigh to celebrate the 'Grand Opening' of Synaesthetics Audio Video Print Do you need a recording? Light show? T-shirt? 'Cuz we do that. GOLDEN PELICANS (FL) https://goldenpelicans.bandcamp.com/ DAS DRIP https://dasdrip.bandcamp.com/releases SCARECROW https://bunkerpunks.bandcamp.com/album/demo HUFFER $8 ($10 if you're awesome) Tuesday April 23rd 7PM Doors w food provided by Ryan Moore 8PM Music 11PM The celebration continues downstairs at The Night Rider while DJ LORD REDBYRD aka Brian Cruse serenades you into a stuper!! (free)

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24
April
Donations

Mitchell Evan & PartyGirl

April 24 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Full sets of original tunes from Mitchell Evan & The Saboteurs (Richmond, VA) and local Raleigh singer-songwriter, Connor Whitaker (PartyGirl).

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26
April
$10

Eyeball//Peasants of the Apocalypse//Lords and Liars

April 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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27
April
FREE

Eyes Up Here Comedy: Ladybits Open Mic

April 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

hosted by Regina Twine - 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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27
April

October is six months away, and we can't hold out any longer. The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure at the Halloween party that will tide you over until the real one arrives. DJ DIES A LOT and Twentieth Century Boy hold it down in the main room, while special guests DJ Valefor and DJ Deflowered spin in the back room. All the darkwave, goth, industrial, and EBM you can handle, old and new. Costumes encouraged! However,…

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May
1
May
Free

Lez Do: The L Word Trivia!

May 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

While we anxiously all wait for the reboot, let's have some fun? Join us for a night of The L Word trivia! More details to come, but invite your friends in the meantime ♥ ♥

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5
May
donate

Daddy’s Beemer // Orange Doors // Spaced Angel

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

!Yee haww! Come on out and listen to some of the southeasts grooviest bands: Daddy’s Beemer - daddysbeemer.bandcamp.com Orange Doors - orangedoors.bandcamp.com Spaced Angel - spacedangel.bandcamp.com Show starts at 8 o clock on the • All of these rockstars are coming from out of town so please please DONATE $$$ We are asking $5 at the door

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6
May
donations

Hermit High Priestess / ops / Frugivore at The Night Rider

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Hermit High Priestess - Philadelphia, PA ops - Raleigh's noisy synthesizer trio Frugivore - Durham-based esoteric alien electro-acoustic May 6 8-10pm ~ 21+ ~ Suggested Donation $5

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6
May
donations

Bitter, INC. with Marselle, Tescon Pol, and CANN”d

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

21+ $5 suggested donation Music 8pm-10pm CANN"D: https://69cannd69.bandcamp.com/album/cannd-greatest-hits-live www.facebook.com/ "NXCX CANCORE. Grindnoise, Harshcore" MARSELLE: http://music.marsellemusic.com/ http://www.marsellemusic.com/ www.facebook.com/marsellemusic "Marselle’s music is a synthesis of influences which includes jazz, modern classical, hip hop, and experimental rock music.." TESCON POL: https://tesconpol.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/tesconpol/ "Dense, digital pop experiments & fractured futurescapes." BITTER, INC: https://bitterinc.bandcamp.com/album/a-love-song-to-the-apocalypse http://www.commodityfetishrecords.com/bitter-inc.html www.facebook.com/ "Dystopian Synth-Punk with a multimedia live show. We play punk, noise, new wave, opera, fusion and more. We have films. We have performance art. "

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7
May

Boi Bomb Throwdown

May 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Jon Sandlin makes the best boi bombs in town hands down and has a belt to prove it. Disagree? Come try to take his belt. If you're up to the challenge, send an email to jonisthebestbartender@gmail.com. There will be 8 total bartenders selected for this challenge. Everyone will compete heads up style against another bartender. You will have 1 minute to create 3 boi bombs, and our blindfolded judges will determine the winner.

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9
May
$10

Fruit Snack EP Release w/ Al Riggs & Teenage Flophouse

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

Fruit Snack is releasing a 3 song EP that we are so excited to share with you! Please come hang out with us and our friends Al Riggs (Al Riggs Makes Music) and Teenage Flophouse!!!! 21+ $10 18+ $15 Doors at 8PM First band starts at 8:30PM!!!! DON'T BE LATE~~~

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10
May
$10

Drag Sounds, Dreamless, Aleatorics at The Wicked Witch

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

Drag Sounds : Earth Dreamlesss : Wind Aleatorics : Fire

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11
May
$10

Kontravoid!!

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

Electromancy, The Wicked Witch, and New Body Tapes present... ⟡✦⟡ CLUB NIGHT ⟡✦⟡ ☛ Kontravoid ☚ Legendary EBM from Toronto, Ontario. Gut-wrenching dance melodies and thick bass thumping stabs provide the backdrop for this one-of-a-kind troubadour. Masterful darkwave songwriting and blissed-out dancefloor conducting. Fresh off recent EU tour with Boy Harsher. https://kontravoid.bandcamp.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQHpbdacSrg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69LgevDhKi0 ——————————————————————————————⟡— ☛ RESCINDER (New Body Tapes) ☚ Debut club crusher duo project brought to you by Floor Model and co. Heavy dual vocals and effects amidst…

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11
May
donations

GREATHUMOUR / Sister, Brother / Lil White Bitch

May 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

GREATHUMOUR - formerly Herculean Locusts, durham post-punk experiments www.greathumour.bandcamp.com Sister, brother - noise/punk duo from durham, nc www.sisterbrothernoise.bandcamp.com lil white bitch - performance art/music group from central alabama. born on halloween 2016. if ya know what I mean... http://smarturl.it/lwbf?fbclid=IwAR3BLd4gsEKj_IPSXX6LhYO1kiHIabITw4TNeoU4AMzFflWPTVJHIiG-SZk $5 DONATION FOR BANDS 9pm show

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18
May

NC’s Gothiest Goth Night

May 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure, with special host Derelict. Performance at midnight... DJ DIES A LOT and Twentieth Century Boy serve you all the darkwave, goth, industrial, and EBM you can handle, old and new. Doors 9PM 21+ ten dollars 18+ fifteen dollars

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19
May
$15

The Book Of Genesis Presents: WW4

May 19 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The last and final stop of The Book Of Genesis Tour “WW4 “ featuring the best of the best collectives of talent in NC! All on one Stage! Tickets in advanced are $10 here At the door $15 With student ID $8 21+

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20
May
donations

Teenage Cenobite / Jetski / DJ Slex Tape

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

☞ Teenage Cenobite (RVA) Frenetic basement-dwelling slimers crawling from Richmond, Virginia to perform a rare live set. Cryogenic cyber pop and mutant technoid ballads. TC's recent full-length tape on Anti-Everything (decades-long running noise label) has proven to be an instant classic, aligning itself with contemporaries such as Gary War and Ariel Pink. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSWGoYsphfk https://teenagecenobite.bandcamp.com/ ☞ JETSKI (RVA) Live mystery electronics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pt6ZUrDX7E ☞ DJ SLEX TAPE Choice all-cassette jockeying from an idiot. Featuring open decks; bring a tape and we'll play…

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