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August
FREE

Steven Universe Trivia!

August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Steven Universe fans~ come flex yr knowledge and love for the show!!! 3-6 people on a team! If you don't have three people just show up anyways and we can add you to a team. There is no entrance fee, but we strongly suggest a minimum of one drink (non-alcoholic beverages available) so that we can keep our lights on! Hosted by the wonderful Ashe Harris with Kae Diaz behind the bar. We're here, we're queer, and we are asking…

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August

Punx Against ICE:Benefitting safety for undocumented immigrants

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

In the wake of increasing ICE raids and the continued crimes against humanity at the border, we must stand in solidarity for our undocumented friends and neighbors here at home. So come out and support La Fuerza del Pueblo! In partnership with El Pueblo, we will be hosting a series of Know Your Rights workshops and distributing educational materials, both for allies and those directly affected. Feat. music by ♥ Fruit Snack ♥, and touring friends The Firnats and Fox…

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August
Donations

Joey Nebulus//Softly//Mean Habit

August 9 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Joey Nebulous (CHI) Softly Mean Habit

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August

Becoming with/ Syanide

August 9 @ 10:00 pm
Door Time: 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

༺Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ༻​ ​ Come with/ us on our next trip, August 9th 🌀DJs: Syanide (NYC) Gudiya Queen Plz Debt Stalker Corporate Peon Butterball 🌀LIVE: de_Plata 🌀DANCE: Jenaye Gaudreau 🌀HOSTS: Diaspoura Jorge Meza Party Illegal Nothing Cool Happens in Raleigh The Saturday Night Project 🌀SCHED 9:30 Doors 10-11 Corporate Peon w/ Butterball 11-12:30 Gudiya w/ Queen Plz 12:30-1 Jenaye w/ de_Plata 1-2 Syanide 🌀TICKETS $10 for 21+ $15 for 18+ 🌀SAFETY This party will be moderated by community action group Gain Control…

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13
August

Pistole (Hamburg) with Brutal JR

August 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

pistole is a one man arpeggiator driven techno thing with livedrums and a bunch of analog synths from Hamburg/Germany, banging on them drums and keys with all extremities. Half human, half machine.    

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14
August
FREE

Adventure Time Trivia!

August 14 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Heck ya! Another cool trivia night that's going to be T O T A L L Y M A T H M A T I C A L ~~~~ 21+ 3-6 people on a team! If you don't have a team, come anyways and we will help you make some new friends. Admission is *FREE* but we strongly suggest buying at least one drink so we can keep our lights on 🙂 * * * * * There is no…

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August
donations

Morning Bells: EP Release Show

August 16 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

We will be releasing our EP at the show. Show at 8pm, $5 donation suggested. Hope to see you all there.

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August

ALL DATA LOST

August 17 @ 2:00 pm
Door Time: 2:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

All Data Lost is back for our second year! With a totally new round of artists, we can't wait to share some of our favorite experimental/noise acts in NC and beyond. ****************************************** 2019 LINEUP (schedule coming soon!) Aleatorics (Raleigh) Angela Winter (Carrboro) Baby Daddy (Wilmington) Bitter, Inc. (Rocky Mount) Christopher Feltner (Strasburg, VA) Damiyana (Winston-Salem) Electric Bird Noise (Myrtle Beach, SC) Fabric (Greenville, SC) Governance (Durham) Grudakris (Weaverville) Guillermo Pizarro (Green Lane, PA) Housefire (Cedar Village) iBoD (Durham) Joshua Marquez…

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18
August
FREE

One Handed & Tag Team Pinball Event

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

The High Minds behind Night Rider Pinball Industries have come up with a couple of fun tournaments. Tournaments are free to enter and Prizes will be given to the winners. Rules are as follows: One Handed: Player must declare before the ball which hand is to be used. They may not switch hands during the ball. They are allowed to switch hands after each ball is played. Standard tournament rules apply otherwise. Tag Team: Teams of 2. Each player controls…

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August
Donations

TGTG / Teenage Flophouse / Andrew Kelley

August 18 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come out on August 18th and hang with indie punk band TGTG as they visit Raleigh for their Positive Energy World Tour . Local support by the mighty TEENAGE FLOPHOUSE, and ANDREW KELLEY. And bring your dance shoes! Doors at 7pm Music starts at 8pm TGTG: BandCamp: https://tgtg.bandcamp.com FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/tgtgmusic Music Vid: https://youtu.be/WM5QSNXTCIo Live Performance: https://youtu.be/agXw7JIfXJY Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2ez8LQ9ktiaRyiudCuYSXg

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August

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

August 21 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Join us for the hottest open mic in downtown Raleigh. 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 time behind the mic to do your thing. Register in advance for a booked spot here: https://bit.ly/2WAt2bt. Or show up…

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August

Venus Flytrap Comedy Improv Night Present: Rogue Thursday!!

August 22 @ 7:00 pm
Door Time: 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

This month will be an exciting Thursday night show. We have local comedian Vanessa Bryan opening our show! (finally) Improv! Sketch! (& even a hoop illusionist) 🦠🌈👅🔥⚡️⭐️

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23
August
FREE

Spaced Out Coloring Book Chill Zone

August 23 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Peaceful chill vibes. We got a butt load of kewl coloring books and sweet ass pencils and crayons. Getchu a drink, take a deep breath, color your world and let the bullshit leave yer spirit. *Bring yer pen (wink)

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August

YAY Erin’s Birthday on BLAST

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Door Time: 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

erin is turning 35 and has been scheming to have all her favorite people in one place at one time ready to roast her and toast her. hosted by Brittany Spruill with proceeds going to Eyes Up Here Comedy - more details to come.

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24
August

Accidental Caps w/ Stranded Bandits

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Raleigh's own Accidental Caps bring their explosive rock grooves to The Night Rider with local heroes Stranded Bandits.

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25
August

Crystal Bright and Curtis Eller’s American Circus

August 25 @ 7:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

You don't want to miss this EPIC double bill with Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands and Curtis Eller's American Circus! There will be shenanigans galore! Crystal Bright www.thecrystalbright.com “Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits start auditioning circus performers to develop a cabaret act from Mars with Goth overtones and Leon Sash sensibilities--a mash up it seems only they could come up with. Bright seems to have found the sweet spot without any help from those cats. Wonderfully left field in…

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25
August
FREE

Locals Only : A Costume Party

August 25 @ 10:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

"From the mind of LuxePosh, NightRider Industries brings you Locals Only. Haven't you always wanted to dress up as your favorite downtown local celebrity? Well this is the party for you! We'll have a prize for the best dressed (like all good Raleigh things, chosen by a select few group of people), and DJs LuxePosh and FilthHound will be spinning tunes all night, and we'll turn Night Rider into Raleigh's Hottest Club for the evening, so don't miss out!"

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August
FREE

GAME NIGHT

August 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Bring your own game, or come and see what we will have set up for you! Either way, bring your friends and bring yr fun-having pants because we plan on havin' a good ol' time 8) 21+ FREE ENTRY (but we strongly suggest you buy at least one drink to help us keep our lights on. Non-alcoholic beverages available!) *** We are tryin to build up a good board game stash at NR. If you have a board game or…

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31
August
$10

Goth Night

August 31 @ 10:00 pm
Door Time: 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure. DJ DIES A LOT is joined by PlayPlay in the main room, while 20th Century Boy spins in the back room doors at 9:00 21+ $10 18+ $15

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September

4
September
Donations

Taking Meds/Green Aisles/Through the Tallwoods

September 4 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Taking Meds Green Aisles Through the Tallwoods September 4th The Night Rider 416 W South St Raleigh, NC Doors 7 Music 8 $5-10 suggested donation

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5
September
Free

Hopscotch Day Party: Magician’s Hand Practice Presents “A Day at Jordan Lake”

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Ah, Jordan Lake, the brown jewel of North Carolina. A city lies under its murky surface. Cool ass boats zoom around up top, too! Can't make it to Jordan Lake? Magician's Hand Practice brings it to you with a little help from Raleigh's B.L.E.W. This is an installation, an experience, a submersion in the murk. PERFORMANCES BY: Actors Chris Prince and Sean Buchanan Magician's Hand Practice 1970s Film Stock Spookstina Sean Mustache Sinister Lamps ART INSTALLATION BY: Bong Lounge Entertainment…

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5
September
Free

To Be Heard Booking x Tiger Bomb Promo Hopscotch Day Party

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Carrboro, NC's To Be Heard Booking and Athens, GA's Tiger Bomb Promo join forces for an official Hopscotch Music Festival day party at The Wicked Witch. Kick off your festival weekend in style with the sounds of; NOON - Al Riggs, music. (Durham) performs LAVENDER SCARE https://alriggs.bandcamp.com/album/lavender-scare 12:40 - Foxture (Winston-Salem) https://foxture.bandcamp.com/ 1:20 - Animalweapon (Raleigh) https://music.animalweapon.com/ 2:00 - William Kelly (Raleigh) - brand-new project of Kelly Fahey from Echo Courts - you'll have to be there to hear it!…

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5
September

Hopscotch Music Festival Night 1!! Wolf Eyes//The Messthetics//Sunwatchers//Ahleuchatistas

September 5 @ 9:30 pm
Door Time: 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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7
September
Free

HAHAHopscotch

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

laugh it up with us for the first HAHAHopscotch Day Party by Eyes Up Here Comedy at The Night Rider! 12-5p FREEEEEEEE 12:30p 7 min Fastball Showcase 1:45 Everybody But You Bro Open Mic 3:30p Britt's Music Themed Showcase more details soon!

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7
September
Free

Claire Ginn’s 2nd Annual Hopscotch Day Party

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

If you know Claire, this sucker is a pretty sweet party full of her friends from all over. If you know The Wicked Witch, you know we are gonna fog the hello out of the place and toss a buncha lasers all over. Get here and get weird with us and Claire.

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7
September

Hopscotch Music Festival Night 3!! Estoc//Zah//TRNSGNDR/VHS//Jasmyn Milan & KHXOS//Gudiya

September 7 @ 8:30 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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11
September
Free

The X-Files Trivia

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

Time to binge that show one more time and get yr buns down to The Night Rider for another great night of TRIVIAAAAAA!!! 2-4 people on a team !!!! Hosted by the wonderful Honey Ebert-Kelly ♥ ♥

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12
September
$10

No Time For Z’s

September 12 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

No Time For Z’s // ALL AGES // DOORS 7PM // SHOW 8pm // 10$ TIX w/ 5$ surcharge under 21

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13
September
Free

Steely Dad’s Night of Jack Shit.

September 13 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Everybody’s doing something, we’re doing nothing! Y’all are welcome to enjoy a night of diddly squat. I ain’t doin shit. No pressure, no participation, no fucks. Come and do nothing. Maybe I’ll put on Seinfeld maybe I won’t. I don’t give a cold damn. Drop me in the abyss. Nothing. You’re welcome.

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