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Top Hopscotch Picks: Hutch

Posted September 5, 2011

Local music blogger and WRAL photojournalist Greg Hutchinson breaks down his top picks for Hopscotch Music Fest.

HOPSCOTCH 2011 – Best of Each Half Hour

Thursday

8:30 p.m. Dinosaur Feathers – Kings

9 p.m. Last Years Men – Lincoln Theatre

9:30 p.m. Lower Dens – Kings / Cassis Orange – The Union

10 p.m. Tender Fruit – Tir Na Nog

10:30 p.m. Yardwork – Union

11 p.m. Cheyenne Marie Mize – Tir Na Nog / The Love Language – Lincoln Theatre

11:30 p.m. Reading Rainbow – The Hive

12 a.m. Oxbow – Berkeley Café / JEFF the Brotherhood – Slim’s

12:30 a.m. Black Lips – Lincoln Theatre / Empress Hotel – Deep South


Friday 

5:30 p.m. Dodo’s – City Plaza

7 p.m. Drive by Truckers – City Plaza

8:40 p.m. Guided by Voices – City Plaza

9 p.m. Brain F# - Slim’s

9:30 p.m. Soft Company – Pour House / North Elementary – The Union

10 p.m. Old Bricks – White Collar Crime

10:30 p.m.  Annuals – Lincoln Theatre / Dylan Gilbert – The Union

11 p.m. (My Toughest half hour) John Vanderslice – Berkeley Café / Vivian Girls – Slim’s / Generationals – White Collar Crime

11:30 p.m. Wembley – The Union

12 a.m. Royal Bangs – White Collar Crime / Mount Moriah – Berkeley Café (Local band live show must see!)

12:30 a.m. Japandroids – Pour House (Favorite club band this year)


Saturday

5:45 p.m. Dreamers of the Ghetto – City Plaza

6:45 p.m. Superchunk – City Plaza

8:15 p.m. Flaming Lips – City Plaza (My MOST anticipated show)

9 p.m. The Moderate – White Collar Crime

9:30 p.m. D&D Sluggers – The Hive

10 p.m. Horseback – Berkeley Cafe

10:30 p.m. Toro Y Moi – Lincoln Theatre / Des Ark - Kings

11 p.m. Bass Drum of Death – Slim’s

11:30 p.m. Future Islands – Lincoln Theatre / Organos – Deep South / Gauntlet Hair – The Union

12 a.m. Lost in the Trees – Fletcher Opera House / Titus Andronicus – Tir na nog / Royal Baths – Slim’s / The Old Ceremony – White Collar Crime (Toughest half hour of day)

12:30 a.m. Times New Viking – The Union

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  • bendavis Sep 7, 2011

    listen to Mr. Hutch, he's a great triangle resource!