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January
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Lanternfly/The Michael Character/Empty Disco

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

THE MICHAEL CHARACTER Boston Acoustic Punk https://themichaelcharacter.bandcamp.com EMPTY DISCO Durham Indie Rock https://emptydisco.bandcamp.com LANTERNFLY Folk and Poetry from Everywhere https://lanternfly.bandcamp.com/album/ghost-pipe Please bring donations for bands!

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11
January
$10

Secret Shame/Night Battles/Green Aisles

January 11 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Secret Shame - Asheville dark post-punk https://secretshame.bandcamp.com/album/dark-synthetics Night Battles - Raleigh noise rock / post-punk https://nightbattles.bandcamp.com/album/remedy-and-cause Green Aisles - Raleigh indie rock https://greenaisles.bandcamp.com/ 8pm doors 9pm show $10/21+ $15/18+

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12
January
$10

Venus Fly Trap Comedy Show

January 12 @ 7:00 pm
Door Time: 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Join us for our first show of 2020! Sketch & Improv comedy fun with lots of local talent. Doors open at 6:30 ($10 cash only)

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13
January
$10

EAT/Housefire/HardFace/TBA

January 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

EAT : kinesthetically deranged punk 2 debunk the sincerity of Time & Real Numbers! FFO: taking the scenic route to loot a kmart in yr clown car https://eat911.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-the-glove Housefire : amerika's destructo queen! mystic channeler of electrons & conduit of ancient impulse,, sensory overload buT mAK e it _transcendental https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KToMOvhjshs HardFace : crowmeat bob & slex awing's BRAND new hornzz/electronics duo!! 11:11 seismic waves in a wishing well, skreech n skronk n pop rocks in yr rib cage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5jFm9OjcPI PLUS…

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15
January
FREE

Comedy Hosting & Production Q&A

January 15 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

hey funny folks we are having another Q&A Panel with a few hosts/producers before the Dwayne the Rock Johnson mic at Night Rider on Jan 15th!

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15
January
FREE

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

January 15 @ 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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16
January
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

January 16 @ 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 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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17
January
$12

Icarus Airlines/Young Cardinals/The Geb

January 17 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Three of Raleigh's Finest together for the first time! Come out and see a rock show that'll make you sweat! We're getting our drink on, so grab that ID if you're +21! $12 at the door About the Venue: Wicked Witch is a safe queer space where homophobia, transphobia, ableism, sexism, or racism will not be tolerated. Please take care of each other, and if you are made aware of any such behavior please let the staff know. About the…

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18
January
$10

Goth Night

January 18 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure. DJ DIES A LOT and special guest DJ Valefor spin in the main room, while Twentieth Century Boy spins in the back room. doors at 9:00 21+ $10 18+ $15

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19
January
FREE

The Night Rider Turns 2!

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

Against all odds and good sense, The Night Rider has lived to see another year. Come down and celebrate our terrible twos with us. We'll have a cookout, celebrity guest bartenders, DJ Sets by some of our favorites, karaoke hosted by the Dynamic Duo of Ryan Moore and Jon Sandlin, and probably a few surprises. Don your best Cowboi attire and don't miss out!

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20
January
FREE

3rd Monday Pinball Tournament

January 20 @ 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Hi, welcome to the Night Rider's semi-monthly pinball tournament series. Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month we'll be having a special tournament with unique rules. Examples include hidden flipper, one-handed, hidden score, and tag-team . Glorious, Night Rider-esque prizes will be awarded to the victors. Don't forget every Monday is also Country Music night, so feel free to dress appropriately. January Tournament Formats: Jan 20: Hidden Flipper

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21
January
$5

Homepatients | Moose | Noah Cross

January 21 @ 7:30 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

21+ & we will be collecting a minimum of $5 at the door for the bands. Moose: http://moosei.bandcamp.com/album/dumb Noah Cross: Raleigh local rockers-- check out "Everything Imaged Was All the Same" on bandcamp! https://noahcrossnc.bandcamp.com/album/everything-imagined-was-all-the-same Homepatients: If you take a goth out of a rock band you end up with depression folk. That's what this is. https://soundcloud.com/jake-oneal-449639838

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23
January
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

January 23 @ 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 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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25
January
FREE

Everybody But You Bro Open Mic

January 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

EVERYBODY BUT YOU BRO OPEN MIC! this is a COMEDY open mic! Sign-ups will open ONLINE on Monday Jan 20th! $3 suggested donation goes to our wonderful HOST Regina Twine & toward future shows! We Welcome women, transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming, “everybody but you bro.” (Beginner friendly!) 5 minute sets, list shuffled before start time, some walk up spots are available (but limited) Look for the light when you have 1 minute left and wrap it up!

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25
January
$10

Black Bouquet | Dirty Weekend | North by North | Pippa Hoover

January 25 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Saturday, January 25th at The Wicked Witch Doors at 8pm Music at 9pm 21+ || $10 at the door Featuring: Black Bouquet Dirty Weekend North By North (Chicago, IL) Pippa Hoover (of Honey Magpie) ------------------------------------------------------------- North by North (Chicago, IL) Garage pop FFO T. Rex, Jack White, Ty Segall, & Thee Oh Sees https://open.spotify.com/artist/5IoXcA5DIDSG0QlNNoqQdZ https://northbynorth.bandcamp.com/ https://bnds.us/v8gpzt https://bit.ly/2O0EJ6x

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27
January
$10

Bitter, Inc/Emotron/Fall of Another Year

January 27 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Join us for a special Monday night performance at The Wicked Witch! Bitter, Inc. and Austin Glover are touring the South East. They'll be joined by local favorites Fall of Another Year and The Emotron. Don't miss this excellent night of engaging and forward thinking music! 21+ $10 18+ $15 Doors at 8, Show at 9!

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30
January
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

January 30 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 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 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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February

1
February
FREE

Grey Young/Morning Bells/Poinsetta

February 1 @ 8:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

Join us for a night of local music 8PM: Poinsetta 9PM: Morning Bells 10PM: Grey Young

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5
February
$10

Queer* Kink Play Party

February 5 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

QUEER* KINK PLAY PARTY (sprung edition) Saturday, March 14th Wicked Witch 9pm-2am *for queers//by queers FIESTA QUEER* FETICHE Sábado, 14 de Marzo Wicked Witch 9pm-2am *hecho para queers, por queers Details & Rules Below. PLEASE READ BEFORE attending your first party. It's TIME to shake off those cold winter vibes and get HOTTT as we bring it for an early spring kinky queer play party! Y'all have been packing OUT the last couple parties, so we encourage you to come…

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6
February
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

February 6 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm

Come live your best life through song at The Triangle’s most irreverent karaoke @ TNR! Fun starts at 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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7
February
FREE

Spaced Out Coloring Chill Zone

February 7 @ 7:30 pm
Door Time: 7:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

We got some rad new weirdo coloring books for y’all. And as always we’ll gladly put your masterpieces on the fridge for all to see and award you a weird sticker to wear. Qui’d be okay if you’d like to use your pen along with our crayons ?

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8
February
$5

Date The Friend

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Your favorite friendship exhibition/dating show is back! Do you have a really rad friend that you think people should date? Then this is the event for you! If you're interested please send an email to dtfraleigh@gmail.com and we will send you a form! Format: You will give a 5 minute powerpoint presentation on why you think someone should date your friend. Your friend will be sitting on stage, enjoying your praise, and laughing at your jokes. At the end of…

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13
February
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

February 13 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 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 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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15
February
$15

The Blood Ball with Ships in the Night

February 15 @ 8:30 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

A special Valentine's Day edition of Goth Night for the dark-hearted, featuring a gothic burlesque at midnight. JUST ADDED: Ships in the Night in a special live performance! Ethereal electronic from Charlottesville VA. DJ DIES A LOT and 20th Century Boy serve all the darkwave, goth, industrial, and EBM you can handle, old and new. And we are excited to present the Raleigh debut of Naggaroth, serving her own special blend in the bar room. Suggested dress code: red and…

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16
February
FREE

Art Critic | Wreath | Charlie Paso

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

Join us in Raleigh on Sunday night! Wreath is on tour from NYC - https://open.spotify.com/artist/73fqzfcbm0EMJ1Z9wmkuCt?si=C2EWyvUvRp23z7_gVkC9Og playing with Raleigh locals Art Critic And Charlie Paso

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19
February
FREE

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

February 19 @ 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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20
February
FREE

The Triangle’s Most Irreverent Karaoke

February 20 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 7:00 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 9PM. Lets get dumb & messy ya’ll!

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22
February
$10

Spaced Angel | Caffeine Day Dream | Stranded Bandits | Night Crew

February 22 @ 9:00 pm
Door Time: 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Spaced Angel: With influences from rock n’ roll, garage, lofi, blues, indie, and math rock, the group maintains a balance between genres. Vibrations on earth, sun rays, pleasant dreams, simultaneous feeling of nostalgia and foresight. 100 billion planets and 200 billion stars in the Milky Way? Spaced Angel has appeared. https://spacedangel.bandcamp.com Caffeine Daydream: A band of brothers making music they believe in. https://caffeinedaydream.bandcamp.com Stranded Bandits: We are a saloon punk band from Raleigh, NC and we want to blast you…

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23
February
$10

Venus Fly Trap Comedy Variety Show

February 23 @ 7:00 pm
Door Time: 6:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, Raleigh, NC

Our February show is gonna be awesome. Our old buddy, Eddie Dunn, is in town (he’s performed for years with Upright Citizens Brigade), Drew Robertson will host and perform and Brett Williams too!

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25
February
FREE

1st Annual Parti-Gras

February 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

The Night Rider is having its 1st Annual Parti-Gras! We'll have Hurricanes, Hand Grenades, jello shots and more! Take a picture on the ASS CAM 3000 and get some well deserved beads thrown at you. Best ASS CAM picture gets a special prize! Masquerade masks, King Cake and best of all, lots of booze. Come party and get weird!

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