Stuff to do, week of December 15, 2017



Friday, December 15
Yohimbe
Sponge Bath
Frank Hurricane
Speed Stick
Foot Mask
Nightlight, Chapel Hill



Friday, December 15
Lydia Loveless
Magician Michael Casey
Todd May
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro

These are seated shows, so limited tickets are available.



Friday, December 15
Hammer No More the Fingers
Gown
Vassal
Promm
The Pinhook, Durham

Gown, the sweetly abrasive 4-cello avant-metal/noise band, put this show together, and I'm so excited.



Friday, December 15
Drug Yacht
The Kneads
Slim's, Raleigh



Friday, December 15
Charles Latham
WOWOLFOL
Ama Divers
Loamlands
Jeff Hart & the Ghosts of the Old North State
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro

This is a big benefit show called "Heartbroken: A Tom Petty Tribute to Benefit the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting." Per the website, it features "members of" the following acts: Jefferson Hart and the Ghosts of the Old North State, Loamlands, Mount Moriah, Lost in the Trees, Charles Latham, Jon Shain Trio, The Swang Brothers, The Johnny Folsom 4, The Bennys, GrayMatter, Triple Fret, Joe Bell and the Stinging Blades, Voidward, Tooth, Hog, WOWOLFOL, The All Things, Ama Divers, Ashrae Fax, Filthybird, Wembley, Heart of Glass, D-Town Brass, Sad Magazine, The Well Respected Men, Hank Sinatra, Dr. Powerful, Willie Painter Band, Janzig



Friday, December 15
The Connells
Surrender Human
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh



Friday, December 15
Through All This Time
Black River Township
Era Gone
The Cult Classics
The Maywood, Raleigh



Friday, December 15
Too Much Fun
The Kraken, Chapel Hill



Friday, December 15
Born Hollow
Cryptodira
Guts of the Oven
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Rolo Tomassi
Local 506, Chapel Hill



Friday, December 15
LITZ
Funk You
Pour House, Raleigh



Saturday, December 16
Wahyas
Cruzer
ZAAT
The Cave, Chapel Hill

Seeing Wahyas play is pure joy, because pure joy is what they radiate from stage during every single set.



Saturday, December 16
Chatham County Line
Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw



Saturday, December 16
Dylan Earl
Slim's, Raleigh



Saturday, December 16
Mechabull
Promo
Through All This Time
Nova Mortis
Shamrock Saints
The Kraken, Chapel Hill

Once or twice a year, the good folks at the Kraken, the sweetest little roadhouse in Orange County, will have a metal night. This is one of those.



Saturday, December 16
Yarn
The Dune Dogs
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh



Saturday, December 16
Driver
The Maywood, Raleigh



Saturday, December 16
Craig Owens
Shane Crump
Zach Dawson
Local 506, Chapel Hill



Saturday, December 16
The Balsa Gliders
The Geb
Leisure McCorkle
Kings, Raleigh



Sunday, December 17
The Hot at Nights
Neptunes, Raleigh

The Hot at Nights are in residency every Sunday this month, at Neptunes. This week's guest is Matt McCaughan.



Sunday, December 17
Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins
Berkeley Cafe, Raleigh

It's a Christmas show from the wonderful Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins.



Sunday, December 17
Curtis Stith
Ellie Yinger
Grace Koh
Alive at 27
Maggie Shealy
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro



Sunday, December 17
Town Mountain
Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh



Sunday, December 17
Incidental Exercise
Arcana, Durham

Incidental Exercise are December's Sunday night artists in residence at Arcana.



Sunday, December 17
Junior Brown
Reverend Horton Heat
Big Sandy
The Blasters
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro



Sunday, December 17
Retro Candy
720
Deaf Dogs
The Cave, Chapel Hill



Sunday, December 17
Vintage Pistol
Pour House, Raleigh



Monday, December 18
Polyorchard
Neptunes, Raleigh



Monday, December 18
Blursome
TZYVYX
Spookstina
80 lb. Test
Copula
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh

This is the first of a 2-night recap of this year's standout Experimental Tuesday performers.



Monday, December 18
Jackson Honeycutt
Lord Bendtner
Timbr
Nightlight, Chapel Hill



Tuesday, December 19
Tescon Pol
C/\L/\PSE
TyLake
Chinchorro
Tide Eyes
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh

This is the second in a two-night recap of this year's Experimental Tuesday performers.



Tuesday, December 19
Midnite Sun
Egon
Fortuna Boa
The Cave, Chapel Hill



Tuesday, December 19
The Vegabonds
Pierce Edens
Pour House, Raleigh



Wednesday, December 20
Regina Hexaphone
Dana Kletter
Morning Bells Band
Pour House, Raleigh



Wednesday, December 20
North Elementary
Thick Modine
Reese McHenry & the Fox
The Pinhook, Durham



Wednesday, December 20
Caitlin Cary
Matt Douglas
Sidecar Social Club
Caroline Mamoulides and Steve Howell
David Wright
Neptunes, Raleigh



Wednesday, December 20
Smoke Bellow
Floor Model
Debtors Prism
Harvey Leisure
The Cave, Chapel Hill

Harvey Leisure is a member of the great Asheville psych band Nest Egg. This is one part of his monthlong residency.