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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Shows This Week

Believe it or not, the election is over. Now what? The shows go on! The main event this week is the Troika Music Festival, with about a million bands playing in Durham. By the time I got to Saturday, it was more than my carpals could bear, so check out the website for more info.

Wednesday, November 5th

The Mountain Goats and Kaki King present: The Last Happy Night of Your Life, at Cat's Cradle, 8PM, $15, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro, 919-967-9053,

Anathallo, Cale Parks, Lost in the Trees, at Local 506, 8:15PM, $8-$10, 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, 919-942-5506,

Murder By Death, William Elliot Whitmore, J Roddy Walston & the Business, at The Brewery, 7PM, 3009 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, 919-838-6788,

Thursday, November 6th

Lake & Desolation Wilderness, at Nightlight, 405 1/2 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, 919-933-5550,

Tommy Edwards, Alice Zincone, Rick LaFleur, at Captain John's Dockside, 5:30-8:30, 11550 15-501 N, Cole Park Plaza, Chapel Hill, 919-968-7955.

Troika Music Festival: Angelo Spencer, All Your Science, Paleface, Lost in the Trees, Future Kings of Nowhere, at Durham Central Park, 5:30 PM, 534 Foster St., Durham,

Troika Music Festival: Brett Harris, Bob Funck, Matthew Boles, at Alivia's Durham Bistro, 7:30 PM, 900 W. Main St., Durham, 919-682-8978,

Troika Music Festival: Jews & Catholics, Simple, Sugar in the Dirt, Fujiyma Roll, at James Joyce Irish Pub, 8PM, 912 W. Main St., Durham, 919-683-3022,

Troika Music Festival: Red Collar, Sorry About Dresden, La Weekend, Sequoya, Pink Flag, at Duke Coffeehouse, 8PM, Crowell Building, East Campus, Durham, 919-684-4069,

Troika Music Festival: Midnight Gladness Band, Doly Roto, Oso Optimo, Sawteeth McTweedy, at Marvell Event Center, 8:30 PM, 119 W. Main St., Durham, 919-699-0975,

Troika Music Festival: Future Islands, Screaming Females, Juan Huevos, Dylan Gilbert, Alex Kotch, at Pinhook, 9PM, 117 Main St., Durham,

Troika Music Festival: Puritan Rodeo, Fontana, Shakermaker, at Broad Street Cafe, 10PM, 1116 Broad St., Durham, 919-416-9707,

Transportation, Dawn Chorus, at The Cave, 10PM, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, 919-968-9308,

Friday, November 7th

Troika Music Festival: The Rosebuds, Kimya Dawson, The Old Ceremony, Bellafea, Girls Rock NC program, at Carolina Theatre, 5:45PM, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, office: 919-560-3040, tickets: 919-560-3030,

Savage Knights with Trio slicnaton, at Marsh Woodwinds, 8PM, $5 rec. donation, 707 N. Person St., Raleigh, 919-839-0536,

Red Clay Ramblers, at The ArtsCenter, 8:30PM, $17, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro, 919-929-2787,

Matthew Sweet, The Bridges, at Cat's Cradle, 9PM, $18-$20, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro, 919-967-9053,

The Explorers Club, The Never, at Duke Coffeehouse, 9:30PM, Crowell Building, East Campus, Durham, 919-684-4069,

Troika Music Festival: Ex-Monkeys, Wigg Report, at Bull McCabe's Irish Pub, 11:55PM, 427 W. Main St., Durham, 919-682-3061.

Saturday, November 8th

The Black Swamp Bootleggers, at Milltown, 12-3PM, 307 E. Main St., Carrboro, 919-968-2460.

The Black Crowes, The Buffalo Killers (outside on the Street Stage), at Lincoln Theatre, 5PM, $35-$40, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh, 919-821-4111,

Latecomers, Stormfront, at The Cave, 7:30PM, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, 919-968-9308,

Anders Manga, Taradactyl, Angels on Acid, at Volume 11, 8PM, 658 Maywood Ave, Raleigh, 919-839-0079,

Dom Casual, Ghostwriter, at The Cave, 10PM, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, 919-968-9308,

A whole bunch of bands are playing Troika Music Festival: and I'm SO not typing them all...

TR3 featuring Tim Reynolds, Vintage Freshness, at The Pour House, 10PM, $12-$15, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh, 919-821-1120,

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