Monthly Raleigh Concert Roundup | September

With tons of small and large venues across the Raleigh-Durham area, there are almost always concerts going on. We’ve curated a list of some of our favorite shows coming to a venue near you for the month of September.

 Hopscotch Music Festival (downtown Raleigh, various venues and various artists)

Date: September 7-10

Who? Hopscotch boasts an ultra-cool lineup with over 120 bands –around 20% of them local – in a can’t-miss musical experience. Some names you may know from the lineup include: Solange, Run the Jewels, Angel Olsen, and Future Islands (plus way more that you probably don’t know but should!).

Pricing: Tickets vary depending on what you want to see, but are anywhere from $45 (Sunday) – $99 (Friday/Saturday) for a day pass and $199 for a GA wristband for all four days.

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Stop Light Observations (Cat’s Cradle) September 22

Date: September 22

Who? A rock band that started in Charleston, South Carolina, SLO explains that “You might listen to our music and hear elements of classic rock and modern indie rock and blues and folk and hip hop, but underneath all of that tying everything together is southern storytelling.”

Pricing: $10

You may know… “Dinosaur Bones”

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Frankie Cosmos (Motorco Music Hall)

Date: September 24

Who? Greta Kline, better known by stage name Frankie Cosmos, was the former bass guitarist of synthpop/indie rock band Porches. Frankie Cosmos is now an Indie Rock/Pop/Folk/Lo-Fi band that’s been referred to by Rolling Stone as an “indie-pop prodigy.”

Pricing: $14 ($16 day of)

You may know… “Young”

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Mac DeMarco (Carolina Theatre)

Date: September 25

Who? Described by Pitchfork as the “Goofball Prince of Indie Rock,” DeMarco’s “slacker-rock” aesthetics and three studio albums (including 2017 release “This Old Dog”) has earned him a huge following in recent years.

Pricing: $27-173 depending on seating

            You may know… “Salad Days”

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Honorable mentions: Ed Sheeran (9/2), Nas (9/20), 2 Chainz (9/13), Green Day (9/1), Jack Johnson (9/29)

Who did we miss that you’re most looking forward to this month? Comment below! 🙂

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