DURM Hip Hop Summit, Groban lead weekend best bets
Posted August 14, 2014
Durham, N.C. — Hip hop takes center stage in the Bull City on Saturday night during the DURM Hip Hop Summit. The event showcases the pillars of hip hop: beat boxing, break dancing, emceeing, deejaying and graffiti. Shows start at 9 p.m. at four different venues: Motorco Music Hall, Mercury Studio, Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits and American Underground. Tickets start at $25.
Pop and classical singer Josh Groban will join the North Carolina Symphony for a special performance on Saturday night at Koka Booth Amphitheater. This is going to be a great show. Groban’s voice is so powerful by itself; backed by a symphony it is going to be amazing. And in between songs, Groban loves to joke and talk to the crowd. He is quite funny. Tickets start at about $50 each.
Comedian Jake Johannsen plays Goodnights Comedy Club this weekend. He has shows Thursday through Saturday. Tickets start at $15.
The North Carolina Museum of Art will be showing the movie “Bull Durham” Friday night. The screening will coincide with the exhibit “Bull City Summer,” which documents the 2013 season at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Bull City Summer closes at the end of the month.
Classic cars will be on display in downtown Raleigh during the 5th Annual Carolina Classics at the Capital this weekend. See hundreds of classic rides inside and next to the Raleigh Convention Center. Admission is $10 per person. Children ages 7 to 12 years old get in for $5 and children ages 6 and younger get in for free.
The N.C. State Farmers' Market celebrates Honey Bee Day on Saturday.There will be honey tasting, beekeepers on hand and more from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bull City Burger and Brewery will host its second annual Hog Dinner on Sunday night. This year’s dinner has a Mexican theme and will have beer pairings available. Tickets for adults are $55 each and $15 for children 12 years and younger.
The Erin McDermott Band will play Sunday at North Hills’ Midtown Bluegrass Series. This monthly concert event is free to the public and starts at 5 p.m.