What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Weekend best bets: 90s dance party, wine, Toby Keith

Posted July 7, 2016

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— You don't have to leave town this weekend to have fun. There is a lot happening in the Triangle!

Live music

90s Dance Party - This fifth annual dance party will take you back in time Saturday night at Lincoln Theatre in downtown Raleigh. Tickets are $7.

Cameo and S.O.S. - Enjoy a night of R&B and funk with these two bands at Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh Saturday night.

Cardigan Records party - The Durham-based label holds a concert featuring Professor Toon, Greaver, Youth League and more at Cat's Cradle on Saturday night. Tickets start at $10.

Rock the Park - The Durham Parks and Recreation's concert and movie series continues Saturday at Rock Quarry Park with the band Liontracks. Admission is free.

Toby Keith - The country star plays Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Sunday night.

Booth Amphitheatre

Summerfest at Koka Booth - Come out and shag in Cary Saturday night. Beach music legend Jackie Gore will be joined North Tower Band for a night of beach music.

NC Music Love Army show - Birds of Avalon, Wool and S.E. Ward are among the bands playing this show Saturday night at Kings Barcade. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Proceeds go to Equality NC, LGBT Center of Raleigh and Now or Never NC.

Friday Night on White - The Stone Age Romeos will play Friday night in downtown Wake Forest. The free monthly concert series starts at 6 p.m.

Laura Reed and the Savants of Soul - South African born, Nashville and North Carolina based singer/songwriter Laura Reed brings her original neo-world, soul sound to The Pour House Friday night.

For the foodies

Carolina Railhawks Pig Pickin' - This fifth annual event is Saturday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. For $10, fans get to enjoy North Carolina barbecue and sides. The ticket is in addition to game tickets.

Carolina Brewing Company - The Holly Springs brewery will hold its 21st anniversary party Saturday starting at noon. There will be specialty beers on tap, food trucks and live music.

Carolina Brewing Company

Bohemian Garden Opening - Boheme in Durham holds a grand opening party for its Bohemian Garden courtyard on Sunday. There will be a Luau barbecue, live music and beer and wine for purchase. Tickets are $25.

Summer Wine Dinner - Triangle Seafood hosts this three-course wine pairing dinner on Saturday night. Tickets are $60.

On stage

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - This dance troupe returns to the American Dance Festival lineup with a moving performance at DPAC Friday and Saturday.

Kevin Smith - The filmmaker and actor brings his "Yoga Hosers" movie tour to Carolina Theatre of Durham Friday night. After a special pre-release screening of the film, Smith will chat with fans and answer questions. Tickets start at $25.

Hair - This musical story of a gorup of hippies who celebrate peacea nd love in the shadow of the Vietnam War comes to Theatre in the Park this weekend. The show runs through July 24.


Poetry Slam - Six slam artists present poems in front of contemporary art at the N.C. Museum of Art Friday night.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Master Summer Theatre Arts School present this Biblical saga Friday night at Meymandi Concert Hall.

Jon Rudnitksy - The "Saturday Night Live" performer will be at Goodnights Comedy Club Thursday through Saturday.

Outdoor movies

Rocky - Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this film with an outdoor screening at the North Carolina Museum of Art Saturday night. Tickets are $6 for non-museum members.

North Carolina Museum of Art Amphitheatre

The Martian - Left for dead during a cataclysmic storm on the Red Planet, astronaut Mark Watney must use his ingenuity and grit to science his way back to earth. Two years of isolation and survival strategies test his humor and his optimism. See the film at an outdoor screening at the North Carolina Museum of Art Friday night. Tickets are $6 for non-museum members.


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