Friends of Julie Hatch and Jonel Hoogterp Fundraiser @ Steel Blue - Sudden Affair will be playing a fundraiser show to support the families of Julie and Jonel, two local Durhamites who were tragically killed in a car accident up in Michigan. If you can't make it in person, you can also donate online.
Lynn McGee & The Monarchs @ Brightleaf - Part of the Summer Concert Series, the music starts at 7pm.
Durham Bulls vs. Syracuse Chiefs - Friday Fireworks night at the DBAP, first pitch at 7:05.
Live Music @ Broad Street Cafe - Southern Route at 8pm, The Will McBride Group at 10pm.
I Was Totally Destroying It CD Release Party @ Pinhook - IWTDI will be releasing two new EPs, and takes the stage at midnight. Free Electric State kicks it off at 10pm, and Goner goes on at 11pm.
Durham Rescue Mission Bargain Center Grand Opening - The Rescue Mission is opening up their newest thrift store. There will be free food, face painting and balloons, in addition to a performance by the Durham Rescue Mission Victory Choir. (h/t Durham Mag).
The Spectacle: A Procession of Music & Costume & Imagery - The Durham Art Guild and the Scrap Exchange present a day of community events inspired by jazz musician SunRa. From 3-4:30pm there will be Intergalactic Costume Creation at the Scrap Exchange, from 4-6:30pm will be the Spectacle Procession, a parade going from Durham Central Park to the Durham Art Guild at 120 Morris Street. Finally, from 6-8pm Gallery Space is the Place, with a film, video and sound celebration.
Rock Out Against Cancer Night @ The DBAP - Durham Bulls vs. Syracuse Chiefs. There will be jersey and silent auctions to raise funds to battle cancer, there will be a candlelit outfield and fireworks, and the band The High and Mighties will perform after the game.
Live Music @ The MarVell - S. Burns with Vintage Fresh, starts at 9pm.
Live Music @ Broad Street Cafe - Workbook at 8pm, Bleumatics at 10pm.
Madonna Dance Party @ Six Plates - Dress up like Madonna and break it down on the dance floor. Starts at 10pm and goes until last call. Six Plates serves their full menu up until 2am.
Chamas Brazilian Steakhouse Fifth Anniversary Celebration - Chamas will celebrate by offering its all-you-can-eat Full Rodizio and Gourmet Delight dinners for half price. There will be live entertainment and dancing, plus some other food and drink specials. (h/t N&O)
Durham Bulls vs. Syracuse Chiefs - First pitch at 5:05pm.