What's on Tap

What's on Tap

21 Triangle events to check out this week

Posted June 26

— Slightly Stoopid, John Mellencamp, beer and wine dinners, bluegrass music and more top our list of fun events in the Triangle this week.


Pinecone Bluegrass Jam - Whether you're a beginner or a long-time musician, you can meet and play along with other bluegrass enthusiasts at this event at Imurj.

Beer-Reviewed Science - Raleigh Brewing Company hosts this event where researchers chat about today's hot-button scientific issues while guests enjoy brews and bites from food trucks. The goal is to talk about the things people actually care about, so bring questions!

Raleigh Brewing Company

Food Truck Flicks - Enjoy dinner from Bandido's Food Truck and a family-friendly movie at the Levin Jewish Community Center in Durham.


Chapel Hill Farmers Market - Visit the University Place parking lot between 3 and 6 p.m. for local produce and more.

Midtown Farmers Market, July 2015

Americana Night at The Bullpen - Local musicians Kristen Marion and Allie Capo will perform at the venue tonight. Admission is free, but $1 of every draft beer sold goes to benefit the Music Maker Relief Foundation.

Mouton Noir Wine Dinner - Midtown Grille hosts this five-course, chef-prepared dinner featuring wine from the Oregon winery Mouton Noir.


John Mellencamp - He'll perform with Emmylou Harris and Carlene Carter at Booth Amphitheatre.

Farm Aid benefit concert

Cindy Wilson - Cindy Wilson (of the B-52's formed in 1976) will play at the Pinhook tonight.

Mother Earth Brewing Beer Dinner - Local 22 hosts this multi-course dinner featuring brews perfect for summer. Tickets are $45.

mother earth

Run Your World Tour - Meet at Raleigh Brewing Company at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of sweat-infused pursuits around town. This fitness challenge includes a group run, a coach-led circuit workout and an after-party featuring raffles, refreshments and more.

Open Mic Light - Deep South in downtown Raleigh hosts this "light" version of a typical open mic night featuring acoustic performers, duos, spoken word artists, comedians and pianists.


Carolina Kettle Grand Opening Party - This potato chip retail store is opening a new location and changing lives by donating a nickel from every 2 oz. bag sold and a dime from every 5 oz. bag sold to the local food bank. At tonight's fun grand opening, enjoy NC State's Howling Cow ice cream, giveaways and BOGO deals.

Carolina Kettle

Blackwater Rhythm and Blues - The band will play a free show from 6 to 9 p.m. at North Hills.

Hush Hush: Improv Comedy Based on Secrets - Beer Study in Durham hosts this evening of late-night laughs and true revelations as audiences anonymously share a secret they never thought they'd say out loud.

Slightly Stoopid - Slightly Stoopid will perform with special guests Iration, and J Boog tonight at Red Hat Amphitheater.

Slightly Stoopid

Alice Gerrard & Melody Makers - See the old-time country and bluegrass band on the lawn at the American Tobacco Campus for this free show.


Steep Canyon Rangers- The Grammy award-winning bluegrass band based in the North Carolina mountains takes the stage with the North Carolina Symphony tonight at Booth Amphitheatre.

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Wine Away Friday - Enjoy live music from Half Past Six at Chatham Hill Winery in downtown Cary tonight along with wine samplers, wine slushies and snacks.

Corey Holcomb - Holcomb has appeared in numerous TV shows including NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out,” along with roles in feature films “Think Like a Man Too” and “Wedding Ringer.” See the stand-up comedian at Goodnight's tonight.

Pilobolus - This dance festival arrives at DPAC today with a performance that explores the birth of desire and its intertwined connection to shame and revenge. Friday and Saturday evening shows contain nudity, but a 1 p.m. show for children on Saturday does not.

Eric Deaton - See the country blues artist at The Bullpen at 8:30 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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