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Live music this week: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Keith Urban

Posted August 6

Old-time string band Carolina Chocolate Drops played a free outdoor concert Thursday night at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

— Some of our favorite bands are playing at venues around the Triangle this week.


Hive Robbers, Thick Modine, Winter Bear – Slim’s

The Rock*A*Teens, The Love Language – Cat’s Cradle

Peter Lamb and the Wolves – Humble Pie


Jack the Radio, Runaway Cab, Outside Soul, Pisces Rising – City Plaza

Young Cardinals, Hive Robbers – The Cave

Oulipo, Vannevar, Ancient Cities – Tir na nOg


The Pinkerton Raid, Look Homeward, Curtis Eller’s American Circus – Motorco

Flesh Wounds, Paint Fumes, Drag Sounds – Cat’s Cradle

The Independents, The Rockit Pops, Black Cat Attack – The Maywood

Spider Bags – Pinhook

Keyshia Cole – DPAC

Keith Urban – Walnut Creek

Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley, G. Love & Special Sauce – Red Hat Amphitheater


Carolina Chocolate Drops – NC Museum of Art

Days in May, The Rest is Up to You, The Water Between, Six Shots Later, Home Safe – The Maywood

Wool, It Looks Sad, Bridges – Slim’s


Gross Ghost, Twilighter, Johnny Staxx and the Durty Boyz, Anthony Lener, Fontanelles, Haw River Strings, Rogue Band of Youth – Cat’s Cradle

For more local music news, check out Hear it from Hutch.


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  • the river rat Aug 6, 4:36 p.m.

    yes Hit Em Up Style is a great tune.

  • brime26 Aug 6, 4:12 p.m.

    The Chocolate Drops are very very Good.. Catch them if you can.