By Kathy Hanrahan, Out and About editor
RALEIGH, N.C. — Staying in town this weekend? There is plenty to do!
Panic! At the Disco (PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh) - The band brings its Pray for the Wicked tour to PNC Arena on Saturday night joined by Arizona and Hayley Kiyoko.
Keith Urban (Coastal Credit Union Music Park, 3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh) - The country singer brings his Graffiti U World Tour to Raleigh on Friday night.
Charlie Puth (Coastal Credit Union Music Park, 3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh) - The singer-songwriter will take the stage on Saturday with Hailee Steinfeld.
Franz Ferdinand (The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Drive, Raleigh) - The Scottish indie rock band plays The Ritz in Raleigh on Sunday night.
Dispatch (Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh) - See the band with Raye Zaragoza and Nahko and Medicine for the People on Friday night.
Grungefest (The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Drive, Raleigh) - Take a trip back to the days of grunge music at The Ritz on Saturday night with Nevermind: Nirvana Tribute, Joe Hero: Foo Fighters Tribute, Angry Chair: Alice In Chains Tribute and Badmotorfinger: Soundgarden Tribute.
Beach House (The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Drive, Raleigh) - The pop band from Baltimore will play The Ritz on Friday night.
The Spill Canvas (Motorco, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham) - The alternative rock band plays Motorco Music Hall on Sunday.
Cool John Ferguson (The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham) - This electric guitar player plays the Bullpen Friday night.
The Mavericks (NCMA, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh) - Enjoy this outdoor show on Friday night at the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park at the N.C. Museum of Art.
Raleigh Supercon (Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh) - This three-day Comic Con will feature panels, vendors and more from the world of comic books, anime, animation, fantasy, science fiction, video gaming and pop culture. Guests this year include Alice Cooper, William Shatner and John Barrowman.
Beer Bourbon and BBQ (Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary) - This festival kicks off on Friday with a pig pickin and is followed by Saturday's all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon. Tickets are sold out for Friday but some are still available for Saturday.
Distilling the South (Whitaker and Atlantic, 1053 E Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh) - Hummingbird owner, Coleen Speaks will host award-winning food writer Kathleen Purvis on Friday at Whitaker & Atlantic. Purvis will be celebrating her latest book, "Distilling the South." After the panel, enjoy live music, cocktails and a Fish Fry with Locals Seafood on the patio at Hummingbird.
Disney's Newsies (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh) - NC Theatre's production of this musical runs through Sunday.
Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Caravan (1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh) - This food truck festival will help raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Enjoy craft beer, live music and food selections from more than 20 local trucks.
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