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May

9
May
$10

Fruit Snack EP Release w/ Al Riggs & Teenage Flophouse

May 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Fruit Snack is releasing a 3 song EP that we are so excited to share with you! Please come hang out with us and our friends Al Riggs (Al Riggs Makes Music) and Teenage Flophouse!!!! 21+ $10 18+ $15 Doors at 8PM First band starts at 8:30PM!!!! DON'T BE LATE~~~

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10
May
$10

Drag Sounds, Dreamless, Aleatorics at The Wicked Witch

May 10 @ 8:30 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Drag Sounds : Earth Dreamlesss : Wind Aleatorics : Fire

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11
May
$10

Kontravoid!!

May 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

Electromancy, The Wicked Witch, and New Body Tapes present... ⟡✦⟡ CLUB NIGHT ⟡✦⟡ ☛ Kontravoid ☚ Legendary EBM from Toronto, Ontario. Gut-wrenching dance melodies and thick bass thumping stabs provide the backdrop for this one-of-a-kind troubadour. Masterful darkwave songwriting and blissed-out dancefloor conducting. Fresh off recent EU tour with Boy Harsher. https://kontravoid.bandcamp.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQHpbdacSrg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69LgevDhKi0 ——————————————————————————————⟡— ☛ RESCINDER (New Body Tapes) ☚ Debut club crusher duo project brought to you by Floor Model and co. Heavy dual vocals and effects amidst…

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11
May
donations

GREATHUMOUR / Sister, Brother / Lil White Bitch

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

GREATHUMOUR - formerly Herculean Locusts, durham post-punk experiments www.greathumour.bandcamp.com Sister, brother - noise/punk duo from durham, nc www.sisterbrothernoise.bandcamp.com lil white bitch - performance art/music group from central alabama. born on halloween 2016. if ya know what I mean... http://smarturl.it/lwbf?fbclid=IwAR3BLd4gsEKj_IPSXX6LhYO1kiHIabITw4TNeoU4AMzFflWPTVJHIiG-SZk $5 DONATION FOR BANDS 9pm show

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18
May

NC’s Gothiest Goth Night

May 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The Wicked Witch goes full goth for your dancing pleasure, with special host Derelict. Performance at midnight... 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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19
May
$15

The Book Of Genesis Presents: WW4

May 19 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

The last and final stop of The Book Of Genesis Tour “WW4 “ featuring the best of the best collectives of talent in NC! All on one Stage! Tickets in advanced are $10 here At the door $15 With student ID $8 21+

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20
May
donations

Teenage Cenobite / Jetski / DJ Slex Tape

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

☞ Teenage Cenobite (RVA) Frenetic basement-dwelling slimers crawling from Richmond, Virginia to perform a rare live set. Cryogenic cyber pop and mutant technoid ballads. TC's recent full-length tape on Anti-Everything (decades-long running noise label) has proven to be an instant classic, aligning itself with contemporaries such as Gary War and Ariel Pink. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSWGoYsphfk https://teenagecenobite.bandcamp.com/ ☞ JETSKI (RVA) Live mystery electronics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pt6ZUrDX7E ☞ DJ SLEX TAPE Choice all-cassette jockeying from an idiot. Featuring open decks; bring a tape and we'll play…

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26
May
FREE

2nd Annual Boi Bomb Prom

May 26 @ 10:00 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

It's the second annual Boi Bom Prom and The Night Rider is hosting! This time Red Bull gives you flippers, because the theme is 'Under the Sea.' Wear your best prom gear and get ready to drink like a fish! Party kicks off at 10PM!  

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31
May

The 3 Oak Podcast 100th Episode Live!

May 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street
Raleigh, 27601 United States

This Is Going To Be Legendary! The 3 Oak Podcast Is Hosting Our 100th Episode As A Live Event And Comedy Show May 31st At The Wicked Witch. We will have live comedic performances from our headliner Big Champagne and Ms. Sharon Boy to our very own Liion Gamble and Levy Limitz playing you great music all night. We have a special guest moderator Jasmine Tiffany who will be going through some of the viewers question and comments from the…

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June

5
June

Lez Do: The L Word Trivia

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Night Rider, 416 W South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States

We are at it again! While we anxiously all wait for the reboot, let's have some fun? Join us for a night of The L Word trivia! Hosted by the amazing Ashe Harris!

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7
June
donate!

Car Crash Star / Black Bouquet / Blue Frequency / GILT

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

GILT, Florida's premier angsty cry-into-your-pillow thrash band are hitting Raleigh with support from your favorite locals: Blue Frequency - Like The Menzingers if they wrote a song that could get on the radio Car Crash Star - A computer playing The Yeah Yeah Yeah's, but also it's on fire and it's trying to deal with that Black Bouquet - Oh hell yeah it's the early 2000's again GILT (FL)- Oh shit, it's the early 2000's again Doors 7:30 Music 8…

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8
June
$5

DTF: Date the Friend

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

Your favorite new 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…

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12
June

Fish Bowl Night

June 12 @ 8:00 pm

It's that time again! Let's play some dang FISH BOWL!!!! The rules will be fully explained and available at the event, but take a sneak peak at how much fun you're about to get into: Groups will be split up into two equal teams. You can't pick your team before arriving to the event~ nor can you pick/discuss your topics for what you write down! That's cheating. No fun. Each person on each team will get THREE pieces of paper…

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12
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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13
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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14
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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15
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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19
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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20
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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20
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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22
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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24
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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26
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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27
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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29
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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30
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

3
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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7
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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9
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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10
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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