What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Music, comedy and football highlight our weekend Best Bets

Posted August 10, 2012

From high school football to a tribute band for a Swedish pop group, we have a diverse collection of best bets this weekend.

Midtown Emerging Artist Series

With Beach Music at North Hills wrapping up, it is time for the Midtown Emerging Artist Series. Local bands and artists will take the stage every Friday night through October at Fountain Park at the Captrust Tower at North Hills. This week, it all kicks off with Erik Smallwood.


Kathy Griffin (Image from the DPAC)

Kathy Griffin

Comedian Kathy Griffin will perform Friday night at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The show is the headlining event of the North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, which kicks off this weekend at the Carolina Theater of Durham. Tickets for Griffin’s show start at $55.


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Rascal Flatts

Country stars Rascal Flatts will play the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek in Raleigh on Friday night. They will be joined by Little Big Town. Tickets start at $30.

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HighSchool OT.com's Jamboree 

Ready for some football? Come out to Southeast Raleigh High School on Saturday for the 2012 HighSchoolOT.com Jamboree. The action begins at 1 p.m. Teams from Durham, Johnston and Wake Counties will be represented in the day-long event.

 ABBA The Concert  (Image from Ticketmaster)

ABBA the Concert

Mama Mia! If you are a fan of ABBA, you might want to head to Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary this Saturday night for a tribute concert to the Swedish band. ABBA the Concert will feature more than 20 of the bands hits. Tickets start at $25.

 See more of our Best Bets for every day of the week on our calendar.


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  • dwntwnboy Aug 10, 2012

    Sounds like a whole bunch of fun stuff to do- hope the rain doesn't dampen too many plans....ha I made a funny! LOL

  • whats happening Aug 10, 2012

    would really like to go to North Hills tonight. Hope the rain doesn't come until the wee hours of the morning... :0