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The week ahead: DURM Hip Hop Summit, Bark in the Park

Posted August 9, 2015

DURM Hip Hop Summit

— Our picks to get you through the workweek:


Some live music tonight: Lauryn Hill plays Carolina Theatre of Durham, while the latest incarnation of Sublime featuring singer/guitarist Rome hits Red Hat Amphitheater.


A blast from the past: Culture Club with lead singer Boy George plays Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. Tickets start at $35.

Sol Tacos hosts a pop-up dinner at Berkeley Cafe in Raleigh tonight.


Fullsteam celebrates its 5th anniversary with a special dinner at Washington Duke Inn tonight. There will be a special multi-course menu paired with Fullsteam's craft beer. Seating is limited. Tickets are $54 per person.

Bring your dog to the ballpark for the Durham Bulls' final Bark in the Park of the season. There is a special section for the pets to sit in. Special tickets will also get you a buffet of hot dogs, hamburger and more.

And the Counting Crows play Red Hat Amphitheater tonight. They will be joined by Citizen Cope and Hollis Brown. Tickets start at $29.


Head back to the Durham Bulls tonight for Merge Records night at the ballpark. The Durham-based independent label will curate Bulls' player at-bat music and The Love Language's frontman, Stuart McLamb, will perform the National Anthem.

Florida Georgia Line brings its "Anything Goes Tour" to Walnut Creek Amphitheater tonight.


The DURM Hip Hop Summit kicks off tonight at various clubs in downtown Durham. Tickets start at $15.

The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers plays The Ritz in Raleigh tonight. Tickets are $33.

And Phish plays Walnut Creek Amphitheater tonight. Tickets start at $45.

For more picks for this month, check out our Best Bets Calendar. And check back on Thursday for our official picks for the weekend.


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  • Jim Hugs Aug 10, 2015
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    Is the baseball team giving away prizes? My grandson is great at barking. I think he sounds just like a great dane.

  • David Bunn Aug 10, 2015
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    Some will get killed at the "Hip Hop Summit". A form of music with no talent or decency.