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October
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October
$12

Guerilla Toss // Henbrain // Dessert King

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

Ecstatic, vital, and brilliantly unhinged, Guerilla Toss promotes positive energy and twisted spirituality through the less-traveled path of brutal, intelligent, live rock and roll dance music. Like a hurricane of healing bliss, a Guerilla Toss concert is more of a ritual than a performance. It is the unique pairing of musical voices and backgrounds that makes Guerilla Toss such a special party band. But they are more than that – GT gets real when you pay close attention. Their music…

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October

ELECTROMANCY: HALLOWEEN EDITION SPOOKY DANCE PARTY + SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCES COSTUMES STRONGLY ADVISED ✦ HOUSEFIRE (Live) subliminal obliteration via behemoth sèance https://housefire414.bandcamp.com https://hearthis.at/fhbvyxjk/ ✦ MALLPROWLER (Live) rave warfare from the warehouse warlock king https://soundcloud.com/mall-prowler ✦ CEVRA (Live) esoteric invocations from upcoming industrial superstar https://soundcloud.com/cat_todd ✦ COPULA (Live/DJ) interdimensional swamp-o-mancer https://soundcloud.com/copula_tunes ✦ SLEX TAPE (DJ) the industrial body master https://soundcloud.com/slexawing MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

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31
October

TC Superstar//Table Tennis Dreamer//Hellcat at The Night Rider!

October 31, @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

This amazing show is for donations.    

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November
3
November
$10

Queer* Kink Play Party (fall edition)

November 3, @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Details QUEER* KINK PLAY PARTY (fall edition) SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3rd 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. $10 in fetish clothes $15 in all black

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4
November
Donations

Frayed Moon at The Night Rider!!

November 4, @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Frayed Moon is on tour celebrating tape release of new album 'Live Steady, Die Ready.' 'Live Steady, Die Ready' pulls from influences that include Neil Young and Dead Moon all the while dishing out a heavy dose of analog nostalgia. The album is 70s rock and roll songwriting colliding with lush modern soundscapes. Frayed Moon is the project of multi-instrumentalist and composer ARKANE. ARKANE’s previous work has been featured in The Wire, XLR8R, and Pitchfork. https://frayedmoon.bandcamp.com/

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10
November

Women’s Theatre Festival (WTF) Karaoke Musical!!

November 10, @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

WTF's First Ever Karaoke Musical Sponsored by The Wicked Witch and School of Rock Cary Put Your Money Where Our Mouths Are! Women's voices are being silenced everywhere, but not at the Women's Theatre Festival. Join us for this fabulous fundraising event for WTF, a company firmly committed to raising the voices of women. For one night only, a collection of the most adventurous talents in the Triangle will come together to entertain you with the WTF Karaoke Musical. What's…

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15
November
free

Karaoke at The Night Rider!!!

November 15, @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

A pretty ridiculous time with a pretty ridiculous group of people.  Come for people watching and you will not be disappointed.

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16
November

Fall Experimental and Noise Music Showcase!!!

November 16, @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Our seasonal showcase of the talented experimental and noise acts that have played Ruby/The Wicked Witch/The Night Rider throughout the year. Featuring: Konbanwa 7-7:20 Flavoured Water 7:30-7:50 SumbGlitch 8-8:20 Jaguardini 8:30-8:50 House Fire 9-9:20 Triple X Snaxx 9:30-9:50 Buckn Bronco 10-10:20 He Who Walks Behind The Rows 10:30-10:50 Ops 11:00- All ages $10 for 21+ $15 for under 21

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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