What's on Tap

What's on Tap

18 Triangle events to check out this week

Posted August 1, 2016
Updated August 7, 2016

The Kickback

— Our fun picks will help you get through the work week.


Bowl, eat, drink and play trivia at King's in North Hills starting at 7 p.m. This classy bowling alley features made-from-scratch food, creative cocktails and Trivia Night every Monday.

What better way to end a stressful week than by seeing a movie in a cool theater? Try the new Ghostbusters for a laugh or Jason Bourne if you like action.


Be connected to the latest in arts, culture, music and politics at the Be Connected: Beats & Bars event tonight at 7 p.m. at Beyu Cafe in Durham. You'll enjoy food and drink and hear from a collection of talented local artists.

It's Open Mic Night again at Deep South, and if you haven't tried it yet, you'll see why it's one of the best in the area. Performances start at 7:30 p.m.

The Kickback is an American indie rock band currently based in Chicago, Illinois. See them at Local 506 in Chapel Hill tonight at 9 p.m.

Every Tuesday in August and September, enjoy Tasty Tuesdays at Wine Authorities. Enjoy free tastings, sample wine from the Enomatic - an Italian wine-dispensing machine featuring 12 to 24 wines - and more from 5-7 p.m.

RX Wine Lab

The What Cheer? Brigade is a 20+ piece punk brass band from Rhode Island. Their interesting sound is an aggressive mix of Bollywood, The Balkans, Klezmer, New Orleans, and Samba played with the intensity of metal. Intrigued? See them at The Pinhook at 9 p.m. The cover is $8.


The Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market returns to City Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for local groceries, a fresh lunch or both.

Midtown Farmers Market

It's Team Trivia Night at Raleigh Brewing at 8 p.m., which means lots of fun and lots of prizes.

Don't miss pop music stars Rickey Thompson, Dylan Dauzat, Baby Ariel's and Jake T. Austin at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh tonight as part of the DigiTour Summer 2016 event.


The Midtown Beach Music Series continues at North Hills tonight with another band performing live at 6:30 p.m.

Midtown Beach Music Series

Then, it's Merge Records Night at the Durham Bulls Stadium, which means the Durham-based Merge will curate the Bulls’ at-bat music as they play against the Norfolk Tides at 7 p.m.

Enjoy networking, summer food and local brews at the Fellowship for Good: 2016 Summer Bash at Trophy Brewing Company from 6-9 p.m. You can enjoy a raffle with prizes while meeting young professionals.

trophy brewing

You can enjoy three live bands at Oak City 7, a free summer concert series in downtown Raleigh's City Plaza, from 5-10:30 p.m.


Relax and watch the Durham Bulls take on the Gwinnett Braves at 7 p.m. at the DBAP.

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

It's First Friday again in downtown Raleigh, which means art galleries and shops stay open late to celebrate the lively community with food, spirits, sales and more. This month, you can catch two special films at the North Carolina Museum of History starting at 5 p.m.

Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff are taking movie riffing back onstage in their new live show: The Mads Are Back! The fun is at the Carolina Theatre in Durham at 8 p.m.

Get more picks for this month on our best bets calendar, and check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.


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