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Wednesday
April
16
Bobby Bare Jr., Cory Branan
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro
music in the groovo.org player: Bobby Bare Jr.


Wednesday
April
16
The Vibe Killers, The Bleeding Hearts, El Dealer, Backsliders
Slim's, Raleigh
The second night of the massive Slim's 15th Anniversary celebration. These bands are easily capable of selling the place out, so look for tickets online, or plan on arriving early.
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Wednesday
April
16
Bohica Sheiks, Criminal Code
Nightlight, Chapel Hill
Bohica Sheiks are a brand new garage-rock band featuring current/former members of Last Year's Men and Flesh Wounds.
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Wednesday
April
16
Odonis Odonis, Yandrew, Tiny Williams
The Pinhook, Durham


Wednesday
April
16
Jay Manley
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Thursday
April
17
Cloud Nothings, Ryley Walker
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Thursday
April
17
The Bronzed Chorus, No Eyes, Goodbye, Titan
Tir Na Nog, Raleigh
This week's Local Band, Local Beers brings you some titans of local post-rock.
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Thursday
April
17
Breath and Bow
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Thursday
April
17
Lonnie Walker, Paperhaus, Ghostt Bllonde
Kings, Raleigh


photo: Lonnie Walker - The Pinhook - July 31, 2009


Thursday
April
17
Campfires and Constellations, Sinners & Saints, Ellis Dyson and the Shambles
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Thursday
April
17
Protomartyr, Whatever Brains, Spray Paint
Slim's, Raleigh
I was literally the only person at Hopscotch last year who thought Protomartyr's first two songs were so boring that I left. Everybody else can't stop gushing about them & their new record.

photo: Rich Ivey - Whatever Brains - Layabout House - Sept. 25, 2010
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Thursday
April
17
The Ends
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Thursday
April
17
Yaddatu, Cracker and the Doctor, Casey Clark
Deep South (The Bar), Raleigh


Friday
April
18
The Zombies, Pat Sansone
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
Like literally zombies.
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Friday
April
18
American Aquarium, Gross Ghost, Left Outlet, Paint Fumes
Slim's, Raleigh
This is part of Slim's giant 15th Anniversary week. It has also been sold out for weeks (not that difficult, given that Slim's has a capacity of 99 people).

photo: Mike Dillon, Gross Ghost - Pinhook, Sept 12, 2009
music in the groovo.org player: Left Outlet
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Friday
April
18
Dexter Romweber, Tom Maxwell, Carrie Lynn & Darion
Local 506, Chapel Hill


photo: Dexter Romweber
music in the groovo.org player: Dexter Romweber


Friday
April
18
Zambamboogee
The Kraken, Chapel Hill


Friday
April
18
Ignatz, Dave Heumann, Nathan Golub
Nightlight, Chapel Hill


Friday
April
18
Hammer No More the Fingers, Lilac Shadows, Paperhaus
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


photo: Hammer No More the Fingers - Cat's Cradle - October 6, 2007
music in the groovo.org player: Hammer No More the Fingers
video(s) on their page(s): Hammer No More the Fingers


Friday
April
18
Beautiful Distraction, Back Seat Confidential, Henbrain, Gimme Shelter
Pour House, Raleigh


Friday
April
18
Nannerhead
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Friday
April
18
The Potter's Field, The Alexander Effect, In This World, Take Heart
The Maywood, Raleigh


Friday
April
18
Behind the Wheel, Mechabull, Needlemouse, Raid the Quarry
Deep South (The Bar), Raleigh


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