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Hopscotch weekend kicks into high gear

Posted September 5, 2014 4:00 p.m. EDT
Updated September 5, 2014 8:05 p.m. EDT

Wild Fur plays the Lincoln Theatre on opening night of Hopscotch 2014 - Greg Hutchinson/WRAL contributor

Hopscotch Music Festival continues through Saturday with day and night parties. We caught up with Busy Bee owner Chris Powers to chat about what is going on at the Hive, which is also one of our favorite places to dine in downtown Raleigh. Get the loaded tots!!

Check out our dining guide to find more of our suggestions for where to eat during Hopscotch. 

And if you are trying to figure out which bands to check out Friday and Saturday, look at picks from our music reporters Greg Hutchinson and Jay Yovanovich.

Our picks


Spoon – City Plaza, 8:30 p.m.

Ghostt Bllonde – CAM Raleigh, 9:30 p.m.

Flesh Wounds – Slim's, 11:30 p.m.

Helm – Vintage 21, 12 a.m.

Priests – Deep South, 12 a.m.

Potty Mouth – Slim's, 12:30 a.m.


Valient Thorr – City Plaza, 5:45 p.m.

Death – City Plaza, 6:50 p.m.

See Gulls – Deep South, 9 p.m.

Softspot – Slim's, 10:30 p.m.

Ava Luna – Tir na nOg, 11 p.m.

How to Dress Well – CAM Raleigh 11:30 p.m.

Early Sunday

What Cheer? Brigade – Kings, 12:30 a.m.

Eternal Summers – Pour House, 12:30 a.m.

White Lung – Kennedy Theatre, 12:30 a.m.