Summer Music in Southern Wake

While there are plenty of places to attend outdoor concerts and enjoy live music in Raleigh, sometimes it’s nice to have a night out in your own little corner of the Triangle (plus, gas is expensive)! To make your life a little easier, we’ve rounded up a local list of live music hotspots in Southern Wake so you can get your music fix every night of the week. Enjoy!

Watch Joe Hero perform at Summer at the Springs, a concert series hosted by the Holly Springs Cultural Center, on Friday, Aug. 5, starting at 6 p.m. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs, and picnic dinners! This is a family-friendly event — concessions and beer and wine will be available to purchase onsite.


For those of you who are willing to drive a little further into Southern Wake, check out The Barnyard Concert and Market, featuring a live concert every Monday night through Labor Day. Hosted by Healing Green Farms in Willow Spring, tickets are only $5 and music lasts from 6-9 p.m. There will be vendors, food trucks, snow cones, a bounce house, misting stations, and everything you need to kick your week off right. The next concert will feature The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra Aug. 5. For more details, visit their Facebook page. Enjoy!



Abbey Road Tavern in Apex recently kicked off their summer concert series, featuring live bands outside every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. for the next eight weeks! Grab a burger and beer while you’re there and let the good times roll! The Abbey Road location in Fuquay also offers live music every Friday night starting at 7 p.m.

Apex’s Salem Street Pub has live music every Thursday and Saturday — check out their website for a full lineup! 

Care to unwind with a glass of wine and some live jazz? Niche Wine Lounge in Holly Springs has got you covered, with live music available six days out of the week. For those looking to elevate their listening experience, “Piano Man” Matt Molesworth performs every Wednesday, and live jazz happens every Thursday. Check out their website for a schedule of events!


Bombshell Beer Company in Holly Springs offers live music every Friday and Saturday night.

Aviator Tap House in Fuquay has live music Fridays and Saturdays.

The Mason Jar Lager Company hosts live music every Saturday.

Fainting Goat Brewing Company hosts open mic Blues Jam Sessions every Thursday and live bands every Saturday.

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