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June

Frontside, Champagne Colored Cars, Green Aisles

June 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Hosting a super awesome show on Wednesday June 12, 2019. CCC from Atlanta will be coming through. Frontside (We Are Triumphant) Champagne Colored Cars (Know Hope Records) Green Aisles Spotify playlist of the lineup: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5VxNqXWdzWbSBOmie4mcyu?fbclid=IwAR34XregnBfg2zRqjgq9cyaDIGR2COFF7vhBnzmc5RmYMN_922cuoKZznIE&si=mEAwvXB6T4-hWV84rwt3qA $5 donations preferred Music starts at 8pm

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June

The Love Language (solo set) w/ Al Riggs

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

"I'm coming back to NC this week and wanted to play a show and see some friends. I'll be playing some songs off all the LL albums and probably a few Pavement covers since that's all I've been listening to the past few weeks. 🤙This will be an early show. Al Riggs opens at 8pm and I’ll play right after followed by KARAOKE. WOO. HOO. Only $5!" -STU MCLAMB

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June
FREE

The Gay Country Party (June Edition)

June 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Y’all ready for round two? Put on those cowboy boots and giddy on up to The Night Rider on Friday June 14th! Featuring music by: Dolly / Kacey / Reba / Shania / Kesha / Dixie Chicks / Gaga / Miley / Carrie / Taylor / Kylie / Sheryl / and more! Attire: boots, hats, bandanas, bolo ties, crop tops, Western shirts, rhinestones, glitter, fringe, leather, denim, chaps, #JoanneVibes, etc. Harrison will return as your host/bartender/DJ! Photos by Kae FREE…

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June
$10

Becoming with/ Internet Friends

June 15 @ 9:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Becoming with/ offers a site for us to find each other in a turbulent city. In an effort to fortify Raleigh as a distinct musical destination, we invite the community to engage with the frontlines of underground electronic and experimental sounds. June 15th opens the doors to our debut event/ A night of dance heavy sets by residents and neck-breaker DJs hailing from Miami's ultra trans/femme collective Internet Friends 🌀PERFORMANCES BY 🌀 🕳 Gami Mami (Internet Friends, Miami) Creative icon,…

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June

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

June 19 @ 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 time behind the mic to…

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June
donations

Sun Studies, Andy Holmes, Shannon Garcia and the Taken

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

Sun Studies is a songwriting moniker featuring the wide-ranging baritone of Reid Johnson. Since the mid-2000s, Johnson has quietly accumulated a respected catalog with the band Schooner, as well as other projects. Sun Studies is a more intimate, sparse affair. Characters conveying false truths, current existential crises, and mental illness come to the forefront, carried by Johnson’s swooning voice and arresting melodies. "...spare, saturnine acoustic folk-rock bears along a striking vocal performance, heavily draped but surprisingly mobile. Johnson’s baritone has…

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June

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke Night

June 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

A real shit show that we have come to love.  Get here at 10pm for DJ Filthhound's Karaoke Night!

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June
$10

GOTH NIGHT (June Edition)

June 22 @ 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 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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June

Baby FuzZ and The Holler and Shout at Night Rider

June 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Baby FuzZ continues an epic and delusional solo USA tour this summer at The Night Rider in Raleigh. With local support from The Holler and Shout Monday June 24 8pm 21+ Baby FuzZ https://soundcloud.com/babyfuzz The Holler and Shout https://www.thehollerandshout.com/

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June

Closet Goth//Softly

June 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Catch the party band, Closet Goth coming in from Arizona  with support from Softly! $5 Suggested Donations 8PM

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June

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke Night

June 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

A real shit show that we have come to love.  Get here at 10pm for DJ Filthhound's Karaoke Night!

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June
$15 – $20

Carolina Tenn 1-Year Anniversary Show

June 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

June 29th we're taking it back to where it all started! Come out to the Wicked Witch to check out this incredible lineup of up and coming artists from NC and TN! AJ The Menace, Liion Gamble, Chuck Indigo, and Evan Dupri will be headlining along with performances by Azus Records, Wondr, Ducee Droptop, Ron Obasi, and The Blackson. All ages welcome! Pre-sale tickets $15 and $20 at the door! PHYSICAL TICKETS ONLY

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June

Venus Fly Trap Improv Comedy

June 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Venus Fly Trap performs monthly variety shows that combine sketch, improv, and other forms of comedy. Featuring local comedians and musicians from the Triangle area. You know the rules- $10 entry, Cash Only, Parking and Seating Limited. Doors open at 6:30- show will include a short intermission

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July

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July
Free

Steven Universe Trivia!

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

It's time for TRIVIA! This time we are tackling STEVEN UNIVERSE! So binge that show and then get in here to win some prizes and meet some new friends ♥ Hosted by Ashe Harris! Trivia is FREE to participate in, but we ask for a one drink minimum at the bar (non-alcoholic beverages available) so that we can keep the lights on ♥ ♥ Thank you for your support! 21+ Only

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July

Honey’s House of Horror Presents: Society (1989)

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

That’s right y’all it’s time for the return of horror night!! We'll be screening Society (1989) on glorious VHS! An ordinary teenage boy discovers his family is part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite. Both sultry and psychotic, SOCIETY is a deep dive into the hidden perversions of the upper crust! Following the movie, DJs Mallprowler and Tuttle Recall will exhume all the nightmarish horror jams that you never knew you didn't want to hear! No "Thriller,"…

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July

Tetchy, Al Riggs, Sidewalk Furniture

July 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

come join us for some very good & queer music at the night rider!! only 5 bucks! tetchy - (Brooklyn, NY // sad grrl grunge) https://www.facebook.com/tetchytheband/ al riggs https://www.facebook.com/alriggsmusicboy/ https://alriggs.bandcamp.com/ sidewalk furniture https://www.facebook.com/sidewalkfurniture/ https://sidewalkfurniture.bandcamp.com/ 21+ $5

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July

GAME NIGHT

July 10 @ 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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July

The Great Turtle Breakout!!

July 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Tim and Richie recently liberated 4 badass turtles from a pet store. A la mission impossible. Suspension wires, all black clothing and walkie-talkies. It was a scene. But now we’ve got these sweet green babies that need a loving home. That’s where you come in. These cool ass turtles need a person to love and care for them and we thought who better than our friends. So here’s what we’re gonna do. Throw a big ass turtle party! These four…

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July

Reese McHenry // Outer Spaces // Lonnie Walker

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

Reese McHenry (Chapel Hill) https://www.reesemchenry.com/ Outer Spaces (Baltimore) http://outerspacesband.com NEW RECORD! Lonnie Walker (Raleigh) https://lonniewalker.bandcamp.com/

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July

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

July 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come live your best life through song at The Triangle's most irreverent karaoke @ TNR! Fun starts at 10PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya'll!

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July

Women’s Theatre Festival 2019

July 12 @ 12:00 am
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

WTF 2019 is a weekend of creating, producing and promoting extraordinary theatre by women. Join us for: WTFCon - workshops, panels, keynotes, mentorship, networking, & more WTFringe - innovative productions of new works by women at all career stages Occupy The Stage - continuous programming of staged readings of new plays by women WTFKids - programming and supervision for children Add-on Opportunities like Masterclasses in Intimacy Direction

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July
$5

Darren and The Buttered Toast / Kleptokrat (NYC) / Charlie Paso

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

Monday, July 15th, 2019 /// Darren and The Buttered Toast // Kleptokrat (on tour from NYC!) / Charlie Paso The Night Rider 416 W South St, Raleigh, NC 7pm $5 21+

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July

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson House Party Comedy Open Mic

July 17 @ 8:00 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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July

Class Picture Day!

July 18 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Awkward, adorable... erotic??? Include all 3 adjectives in your triumphant redo of class picture day. On July 18th at Night Rider you can Recreate that adorable pic you took in the fifth grade, ham it up with yer best bud or just finally get it right. We’ve got that sick lookin 90’s laser backdrop, a talented photographer and shitloads of booze! Dress to impress yourself. See ya there.

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July

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

July 18 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Come live your best life through song at The Triangle's most irreverent karaoke @ TNR! Fun starts at 10PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya'll!

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July
Donations

Tomato Jake / OPS / Plastic_Pyramid

July 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Tomato Jake (York, PA) and Plastic_Pyramid (RVA) are touring through the area. Catch their multi media sets. Along Side them is OPS and Magician's Hand Practice. ***This is an early show!!!***

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July
Donations

Tan Universe/ Car Crash Star/LunchBox Hero

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

Tan Universe (Asheville) is going on tour for the first time this July! They will be joined in Raleigh at The Night Rider by locals Car Crash Star and LunchBox Hero. 21+, $5 suggested donation.

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July

Venus Flytrap Improv Comedy Night!

July 21 @ 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

  You know the rules- $10 entry, Cash Only, Parking and Seating Limited. Doors open at 6:30- show will include a short intermission. **Note this is not a money back guarantee. If you do not laugh and or do not possess a soul that allows you to laugh, you will not be reimbursed.

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July
Donations

Fiction/Our Blue Lights/Stranded Bandits

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

Join us at The Night Rider in Raleigh NC for night 6 of our Totally Gnar Super Rad Times For Sure Tour! We'll be playing alongside some super talented groups; Our Blue Lights and Stranded Bandits ! 8:00 / 21+/ $5 Suggested Donations Fiction: Fiction’s music is fitting for a band that calls their escapades adventures, and their fans adventurers. While genre-hopping from rock to reggae to punk to folk, the band creates a unique soundscape that is a whole…

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