Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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A/V Geeks present “Popeye vs Pooh!”

Join the A/V Geeks for a night of classic 16mm films featuring beloved cartoon characters, Popeye the Sailor and Winnie more info »

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Newman with Benny Okoto, KO, and Jakeem

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Pujol with Rosies @ Neptunes

Daniel Pujol write poetry/prose, makes albums, and performs music. His band is called PUJOL. PUJOL is a Southern Gothic rock more info »

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Kings 5th Year Anniversary Show

(Tickets will be available at the door for $10) CELEBRATE Kings’ 5th anniversary at 14 W. Martin St with another more info »

Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Breakers with The Color Exchange, Weird Pennies of Raleigh, and Young Cardinals

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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7-Stories presents “The Lie Becomes the Truth”

Kings is pleased to present a new monthly story-telling series:  7-Stories. Event will feature 7 Stories, 7 Tellers, 7 minutes, more info »

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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GET OUT THE VOTE RALEIGH! Hosted by City Council candidate Matt Tomasulo with Magic Mike + other special guests

GET OUT THE VOTE RALEIGH! A FREE event to get inspired to get involved in this year’s city election. We more info »

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Neptune Comedy Open Mic September Edition with Guest Host Virginia Wallace

Friday, September 4th, 2015
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Ellis Dyson & The Shambles with Brothers Egg and The Midatlantic – Presented by Younger Brother Productions

Hailing from the great state of North Carolina, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles are blazing a new trail in traditional more info »

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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Have Gun Will Travel

Florida’s multiple Best of the Bay-winning Americana makers HAVE GUN, WILL TRAVEL have a natural instinct for combining folk, pop, more info »

Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Mothers with Stray Owls @ Neptunes

https://soundcloud.com/mothers-1

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Diggup Tapes, Apothecary, and Tiny Mix Tapes Present: Orientation in Space VI

Featuring Daniel Bachman (opening), Doom Asylum, Earthly, Nest Egg, Guardian Alien (closing)

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Party Illegal Hopscotch Takeover @ Neptunes

Queen Plz (1:00), DJ Pancakes (1:40), Direwolf (2:20), Treee City (3:00), PlayPlay (3:40), Sup Doodle (4:20)

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: Mumdance, DJ Earl, Nick James, TZYVYX @ Neptunes

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: Jenny Hval, Dad & Dad, Wildhoney, Lilac Shadows @ Kings

Norwegian iconoclast Jenny Hval is a powerhouse vocalist and purveyor of erudite art pop in the grand tradition of Laurie more info »

Friday, September 11th, 2015
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WXDU, WXYC and WKNC Hopscotch Day Party at Neptunes

Blanket, Jefre Cantu + Greg Fox, Away Msg, Sagan Youth  

Friday, September 11th, 2015
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WXDU, WXYC and WKNC Hopscotch Day Party at Kings

Museum Mouth, Elisa Ambrogio + Tashi Dorji. Mamiffer + Jenks Miller, The Lattimore, Chadbourne + Gunn Trio

Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: LE1F, Nocando, Ace Henderson, Must Be The Holy Ghost @ Kings

Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: Jubilee, Obey City, Luxe Posh, Hecta @ Neptunes

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Orange County Social Club Hopscotch Day Party

Natural Causes (1:00), Flesh Wounds (2:00), PIPE (3:00) , Midnight Plus One (4:00)

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Metal Lunchbox: A Hopscotch Day Party @ Neptunes

The Hem of his Garment (opening), MAKE, Vattnet Viskar, Locrian (closing) A benefit for Fertile Ground and community agriculture. Sponsored more info »

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: Clark, Choked Out, Drippy Inputs, TheFacesBlur @ Kings

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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Hopscotch Music Festival: Flock of Dimes, Leverage Models, Breathers, Oulipo @ Neptunes

Sunday, September 13th, 2015
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Thee Oh Sees with Winston Facials and Black Zinfandel

Sunday, September 13th, 2015
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Vinyl Williams with HOTT MT @ Neptunes

Vinyl Williams is a lifelong music & art project by Lionel Williams from Los Angeles. Space cruisin’ teal pop driven more info »

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Cortex @ Neptunes

Thomas Johansson (trp), 
Kristoffer Berre Alberts (sax), 
Ola Høyer (bs), Gard Nilssen (dr) Cortex is a spirited combo that plays more info »

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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WiN Raleigh presents: A Talented Showcase

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, WIN RALEIGH IS LOOKING FOR THE HOTTEST CITRIX TALENT TO SHOW OFF THEIR BEST SKILLS FOR more info »

Friday, September 18th, 2015
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The Dangling Loafer – ComedySPARK Edition

Friday, September 18th, 2015
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MusicSPARK featuring Rissi Palmer, Zen Groove Arkest, Jaded Vocals

Saturday, September 19th, 2015
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David Liebe Hart with Drew Robertson

David Liebe Hart (best known for his appearances on Adult Swim’s Tim And Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) is an more info »

Sunday, September 20th, 2015
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TiPPLE (Frode Gjerstad + Kevin Norton + David Watson
) @ Neptunes

Frode Gjerstad turned 65 this past year. He’s been playing jazz and improvised music since 1968, which makes for another more info »

Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Sianna Plavin with Nathan Golub and The Charming Youngsters

Sianna Plavin‘s debut album, ‘Go On Now,’ draws from hours of tapes recorded during time carved out from her life more info »

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Cuntz with Bandages @ Neptunes

Sunday, October 4th, 2015
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Gringo Star @ Neptunes

ATL indie rockers Gringo Star have just announced the release of new 7­inch “Long Time Gone” b/w “World of Spin,” more info »

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Election Day – Please Get Out and Vote to Keep Raleigh Vibrant

The downtown you love is under threat from an out-of-touch and misguided Raleigh City Council. New regulations such as the more info »

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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Teen Daze with Heavenly Beat

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Electric Six with Yip Deceiver – Presented by Cat’s Cradle

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Red Fang with Whores and Wild Throne

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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ALCEST with EMMA RUTH RUNDLE – presented by Primitive Ways & Cubicle Destruction

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
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Braids

Braids are a three-piece experimental pop band from Montreal. To record their third album, Deep In The Iris, Braids decamped more info »

Sunday, October 18th, 2015
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Ex-Cult with Davidians @ Neptunes

On the tail of their excellent breakout 2nd LP “Midnight Passenger” on Goner Records, we have a brand new batch more info »

Monday, October 19th, 2015
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Caspian with Circle Takes the Square

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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Protomartyr with Amanda X

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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Acid King

Once upon a time, ACID KING’s creator, songwriter, guitarist and singer Lori S. hung out with her friends at Busse more info »

Sunday, October 25th, 2015
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Beach Slang @ Neptunes

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Rempis Percussion Quartet @ Neptune’s

The Rempis Percussion Quartet is a free-improvising whirlwind that draws inspiration from a shared interest in West African and Latin more info »

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
halloween

Kings Halloween Bash featuring T0W3RS, The Dinwiddies, The Wyrms & special late night set by Body Games

Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Beech Creeps with Enemy Waves and Shitty Boots

The sound of Beech Creeps is at times sublime, crusty, heavy, swirling, and headbanging. This is music of solid rock, more info »

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Nobunny with Flesh Wounds

Always clad in a fuzzy (and mildly psychotic-looking) rabbit mask and often wearing little else, NOBUNNY is a one-man pop-punk more info »

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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U.S. Girls with ESCAPE-ISM (ft Ian Svenonius) @ Neptunes

U.S. Girls is Illinois-born, Toronto-based artist Meghan Remy, who releases new album Half Free on September 25th. Half Free is Remy’s more info »

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Futurebirds

Covered in kudzu and swathed in a blanket of humidity, spanish moss, feedback and reverb exists Futurebirds. Here, at this more info »