Raleigh, N.C. — Can't wait for the weekend? Our fun picks will help you get through the work week.
Head over to Raleigh's Busy Bee Cafe for some bluegrass jamming at the PineCone Bluegrass Jam. Musicians of all skill levels are welcome.
La Dispute is an American post-hardcore band from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and they'll perform in Durham at the Lincoln Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
WET, a band known for their "boundless emotional pop" music, will play at Local 506 in Chapel Hill at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18.
John Paul White, a Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, is one half of the critically acclaimed The Civil Wars. White toured the world and introduced millions to his music. He'll perform at Cat's Cradle at 8 p.m.
Mix up your local music adventures by seeing Melodime, a piano-driven rock band whose beginnings date back to performing music in the hayloft of their childhood horse farm, at Local 506 in Chapel Hill.
If you like dark comedy, you won't want to miss Pete Davidson, one of the youngest cast members in Saturday Night Live history, at Goodnight's in Raleigh tonight. He's known for making audiences laugh, groan and howl with his unique lend of awkward comedy.
The reoccurring Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market is today in City Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop by for lunch or for some fresh groceries!
Enjoy the distinct sound of Dylan LeBlanc at The Pinhook in Durham at 8 p.m. The cover is $12.
Join in on the preliminary round of the 2016 North Carolina's Funniest Person Competition at Goodnight's at 10 p.m. Winners in this comedy show are determined by audience vote, so you can help crown this year's champ.
Don't miss Of Monsters and Men, a five-member indie folk-pop band from Iceland, at Red Hat Amphitheater at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show start at $25.
The Midtown Music Beach Series at North Hills continues tonight with a live band at 6 p.m. The show is always free. Or, you can catch another free music series at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham at 6 p.m. Beer and wine are available for purchase at Back Porch Music on the Lawn, and picnics and leashed dogs are allowed.
Rebelution, a roots reggae music band from California, will perform at Red Hat tonight at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $18.
Have you ever wanted to watch The Princess Bride on a huge screen outside? You can in downtown Raleigh tonight at sundown and enjoy food trucks and beer before the show.
Catch The 1975, an English alternative rock band, at Red Hat at 8 p.m.
Magician Michael Carbonaro will bring his signature blend of bizarre antics, audience interaction, hilarious video clips and mind-blowing magic live on stage at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $34 for the 7 p.m. show.
Get more picks for this month on our best bets calendar, and check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.