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January
18
January

jupiter styles and hit like a girl are on tour!! heckdang will be coming home from tour!! come hang ♥ heckdang https://heckdang.bandcamp.com/ Jupiter Styles (IL) - members of Ratboys https://jupiterstyles.bandcamp.com/ Hit Like a Girl (NJ) https://hitlikeagirl.bandcamp.com/ doors 7:30PM show 8PM

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20
January
FREE

The Wicked Witch and The Night Rider celebrate ONE YEAR!!!!

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

Holy crap!  We made it a year!! We are gonna trade party locations each year, starting with The Night Rider this year. Costume theme is COWBOI!   Come dressed in your favorite plaid shirt or go all the way with spurs and a ten gallon hat! Karaoke and pizza are being served around 10 pm!! This lil gathering is free!!

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23
January

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

January 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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". 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 to do your thing. Sign up starts at 8:00pm Showtime starts…

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25
January
donations

Cora Hill feat Westy & Grail Quest

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

Cora Hill is on tour from Asheville support from spencer & nate g this is an early show that ends at 10! perfect song writing brilliance Cora Hill corahill.bandcamp.com based in Asheville, member of Gullible Boys/millions of previous NC bands Westy westy.bandcamp.com solo project of the beloved Spencer, member of Blois & Blueberry Grail Quest debut performance of highly sacred new solo project from nate g of blueberry

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25
January
$10

The Triangle’s Gothiest Goth Night!!

January 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure. In the main room DJ DIES A LOT welcomes special guest DJ Valefor, while Twentieth Century Boy curates the back room. All the darkwave, goth, industrial, EBM you can handle, old and new. Doors 10PM 21+ ten dollars 18+ fifteen dollars

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27
January
$10

Venus Flytrap Comedy Improv Night

January 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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31
January
donations

J. Mamana / the place-names / frugivore

January 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

::: J. Mamana ::: maximalist carpenter-goth from providence https://jmamana.bandcamp.com/ https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/j-mamana-nothing-new-in-the-west/ ::: the place-names ::: poignant electronic folk from western NC https://theplacenames.bandcamp.com/track/your-bird ::: frugivore ::: strange transmissions from the brilliant mind of local sound explorer ben loughran https://soundcloud.com/user-227278100 doors 7pm / music 8pm respect the night rider respect everybody

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31
January
Free!

Raleigh’s Most Irreverent Karaoke Night!

January 31 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

This shit show might be exactly what your long week needed.  Good for people watching. Sign up and have a drink.  The show starts when our host, Ryan Moore, thinks you've had too many.

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February
2
February
$10

Thomas Strayhorn // MKR

February 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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6
February
donations

Longbeard//Sunset Palette//The Dreamhouses

February 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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9
February
$10

Love Like Blood:Goth Night!!

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

A special Valentines Day edition of Goth Night for the dark-hearted. Come dance and engage in dusty rituals of courtship and despair. DJ DIES A LOT and 20th Century Boy serve all the darkwave, goth, industrial, EBM you can handle, old and new. Doors 10PM 21+ ten dollars 18+ fifteen dollars

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12
February
donations

Tavo Carbone at The Night Rider

February 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Singer-Songwriter Tavo Carbone visits Raleigh NC at The Night Rider on Tour for new LP NARCISSYPHUS (1.21). Tour shows range from sets of voice/acoustic guitar to karaoke renditions of LP donning a Jim-Henson-like bald eagle mask. Tour repertoire will span beyond new LP, featuring older songs such as "Figure in Movement", "Boxcar Serenade", "Crow Song", "Blue Boats on Black Lakes", "Leaf & Tree" and more. The nature of performance presentation (solo or bald eagle mask) will vary per show, depending…

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13
February
$10 - $100

WTF Presents: Galentines!!!

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

“What is Galentines day? Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies *” - Leslie Knope Women’s Theatre Festival would like to invite you to our Galentines Day Karaoke and Craft Party! In honor of the best day of the year we will be gathering at the Wicked Witch to eat waffles,…

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13
February
donations

The Ugly Architect at The Night Rider

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

Colorado indie duo The Ugly Architect comes through Raleigh for an evening of tunes and debauchery. $5 suggested donation goes directly to the band not starving.

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17
February
$10

Venus Flytrap Comedy Improv Night!!

February 17 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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18
February
$10

Hide / Hanz / Mall Prowler at The Wicked Witch

February 18 @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ A NIGHT TO REMEMBER ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ ☛ HIDE (Dais Records, Chicago): Visceral blackened industrial birthed from Chicago’s DIY scene in 2014. Heather Gabel and Seth Sher make up this electronic, sample based, post-industrial duo. Haunting vocals, throbbing sub-bass and trance inducing drones round out a sound that both punishes and empowers. Fresh off of recent tours with ADULT. and The Soft Moon. Members of Coughs, Oakeater, Ga'an, etc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVvBbcxQ-Jw https://hide3.bandcamp.com/ ☛ HANZ (Tri Angle Records, Durham): Masterfully composed glitched-out hip-hop…

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20
February
Donations

Henbrain, Foresterr & Blood Lake at The Night Rider

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

Henbrain :BASS ON BASS GONG SMASH ROCK www.henbrain.bandcamp.com Foresterr: Noisey, Chaotic, Groovy Rock from RVA https://foresterr.bandcamp.com/ Blood Lake: Surfish Shoegazey band from Long Island https://bloodlakeband.bandcamp.com/

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20
February
Free!

Music Video Night at The Night Rider

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

Earlier in the night from 8PM-10PM we are gonna have a sweet show: https://www.facebook.com/events/1053206931533466/ But, after that show, we're going to be playing a specially curated playlist of music videos! Do you know of a really lovely music video you'd like to watch/share? Put a link in the comments and see if your video will make the list!

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22
February
$10

Queer Kink Night

February 22 @ 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND WICKED WITCH DOORS @ 9PM Feat. DJ 20TH CENTURY BOY *For Queers//By Queers ((always)) FYI: this is NOT a "sex party" this is a fetish, queer, kink, bdsm play//dance party. please read below for more info. COVER/DRESS: $10 in anything queer, kink, fetish, costume, glitter, glam, goth, punk, burlesque, rope, chains, latex, leather, furry, pet, big, little, formalwear, "Get weird wear", etc. $15 in all black The idea behind this is to prevent randos/bar hoppers from coming…

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23
February
$10

ELECTROMANCY -Techno/Industrial/Acid Music Night!

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

Techno ✧ Acid ✧ Industrial ✧ Electro Live Electronic Machine Rhythms 𝒲𝒾𝓉𝒽 LIQUID ASSET https://soundcloud.com/liquid-asset KENDALL CAHAN https://soundcloud.com/kendall-cahan COPULA https://soundcloud.com/copula_tunes 𝒜𝓃𝒹 𝓂𝑜𝓇𝑒!

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23
February

Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic RAL

February 23 @ 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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23
February

Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic RAL

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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 fit.…

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25
February

Red Sea / S. Leidig / OPS at Wicked Witch

February 25 @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Red Sea (ATL) – cyborg pop, cybernetic relaxation music, the best Spiral Leidig - hyper-kinetic acid techno from Hillsborough, NC (fka SMLH, Docking, Sam Leidig): first live performance ! OPS (NC) – Raleigh-based horror drone Doors at 8:30! Show at 9! $10 for 21+ | $15 for 18+ Come one, come all!

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27
February
Free

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

February 27 @ 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". 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 to do your thing. Sign up starts at 8:00pm Showtime…

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28
February
donations

Mateja with Solis + Aleski

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Join Nashville act, Mateja for a fun night of music with special guests Solis, and Aleski at The Night Rider. Music from 8-10. $5 suggested donation.

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28
February
FREE

The Triangle’s most irreverent Karaoke Night!

February 28 @ 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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March
1
March

Bare Theater presents: Timon of Athens

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

Directed by Dustin Britt. Bare Theatre's new site-specific, high-octane, cocaine-fueled, genderqueer, 1980s-set interpretation of Shakespeare & Middleton's notoriously unfinished tragedy TIMON OF ATHENS. 13 actors, dancers, and fighters. 38 roles. Club Shows are upstairs at The Wicked Witch in Raleigh and are 18+ only. The bar will be open! All-ages community benefit shows wil be on alternate nights at St. John's Metropolitan Community Church in Raleigh. Tickets on sale soon.

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2
March

Bare Theater Presents: Timon of Athens

March 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Directed by Dustin Britt. Bare Theatre's new site-specific, high-octane, cocaine-fueled, genderqueer, 1980s-set interpretation of Shakespeare & Middleton's notoriously unfinished tragedy TIMON OF ATHENS. 13 actors, dancers, and fighters. 38 roles. Club Shows are upstairs at The Wicked Witch in Raleigh and are 18+ only. The bar will be open! All-ages community benefit shows wil be on alternate nights at St. John's Metropolitan Community Church in Raleigh. Tickets on sale soon.

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2
March
$5

Alfred. / Shormey / Softball Club

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Alfred. (VA) /// Still hype off that sweaty Radioshack performance!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCqwIWN9LfY Shormey (VA) /// High energy Synth-pop goodness, bring your dance shoes https://citruscityrecords.bandcamp.com/album/cruise Softball Club /// Sarah Sims and her band make their Raleigh debut! https://open.spotify.com/track/28vEQBSLawvlbsP296Ws4Z?si=rxBhscFvQ1OysdDdOQqcAA $5 (For touring bands!) Music @ 8PM /// Lots of love to Citrus City Records

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3
March
$10

Marielle Kraft//William Hinson//The Remarks

March 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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