What's on Tap

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Chatham County Line, Lumineers, LL Cool J: live music this week

Posted June 11, 2013

— There is a good mix of music genres from locally known and nationally acclaimed artists this week – here are our picks.


Passion Pit, Cults at Koka Booth – Electronic pop

The Whigs, Deap Vally at Local 506 – Alternative country with indie pop/rock

Sea Wolf, Savoir Adore, Polina Kourakina at The Pour House – Indie folk from Los Angeles

Gold Bears, Small Reactions, Gray Young  at The Pinhook – Fun pop/rock, named after delicious gummy bears


Dawes, Shovels and Rope at Cat's Cradle – Americana influenced by soul Jeanne Jolly

Wild Nothing, Twin Tigers, The Human Eyes at Local 506 – Shoegaze synth-pop


Lumineers, Cold War Kids, J Roddy Walston and the Business at Koka Booth – The show is sold out, but grab tickets if you can find them!

Boabab, Cat Martino, Nettles at The Pinhook – Piano, guitar and synth combined into a unique experience

Rebekah Todd, Sinners and Saints, The Ramblin Fevers at Slim's – From Benson, currently based in Raleigh, with a sound like Grace Potter and The NocturnalsGross Ghost, Hopscotch 2012


Forgetter, Blake Schwartzenbach, Ben Davis and the Jetts, JKutchma at Local 506 – Expect "singing songs, spittin', mixing, and plain old storytelling"

Mac Demarco, Lonnie Walker, Gross Ghost at Kings Barcade – Whimsical, dreamy pop

Spider Bags, Fleshwounds at The Pinhook – Garage band/alternative rock

Say Anything, Eisley, HRVRD, Norther Faces at Cat's Cradle – A band proud of their odd indie rockLonnie Walker, Hopscotch 2012

Jeanne Jolly, Brett Harris at Lincoln Theatre – Beautifully melodic and lyrical Americana tunes

Rebekah Todd, Sinners and Saints, The Ramblin Fevers at The Cave – From Benson, currently based in Raleigh, with a sound like Grace Potter and The Nocturnals

The Kickin' Grass Band, Swift Creek at The Pour House – Bluegrass/Americana


Erin McDermott Band at Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park – This is a FREE show of southern music

Chatham County Line at Cat's Cradle – Traditional bluegrass

Lilac Shadows, Evangelicals, Companion, Jenny Besetzt at Kings Barcade – Psych-y rock

Driver, John Henry at Berkeley Cafe – Powerful rock n' roll


LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul, 9th Wonder, DJ Chuck Chillout at DPAC – A great hip-hop experience

Twin Shadow, Elliphant at Cat's Cradle – Synthpop/New Wave


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