Friday, February 25, 2011

The Weekend Has Landed - February 25th

*Friday*

Roth Brewing Rebellious Brewing Extravaganza @ Broad Street Cafe - Founded in 2008 and based in Raleigh, Roth Brewing is making a foray into the Bull City. Take their beer for a test drive at the BSC, as they will be pouring their Raleigh Red (American Amber Ale), FoeHammer (Barleywine Style Ale), and Dark Construct (Foreign/Export Stout). The event kicks off at 6pm, and will include free stuff/giveaways. Stick around the BSC later in the evening to see the String Peddlers and Ivan & Alyosha take the stage.

Jessica Long CD Release @ Motorco - Texas native and current Durhamite Jessica Long is releasing her debut album with Nashville producer Billy Smiley. She's a folk/rock artist that you just need to experience for yourself. Opening up with be David Dollar, Vess, and Wind & Willow. 8pm/$5.

F**k Winter Dance Party @ The Pinhook - Still have that lingering deep chill from a particularly harsh winter? Shake the rest out on the dance floor, on this unexpectedly warm day. Winter be gone! 10pm/$5.

*Saturday*

Bull City Records 5 Year Anniversary Party @ Fullsteam - Chaz's Bull City Records is celebrating their 5 year milestone, pulling together a marquee list of local artists that have close ties with Chaz and the store.
There will be giveaways throughout the evening, which starts at 7pm. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased in advance. Here's the schedule:
  • 12:30 – Megafaun (Brad & Phil)
  • 11:30 – Midtown Dickens
  • 10:30 – Des Ark (solo)
  • 9:30 – Maple Stave
  • 8:30 – Cantwell Gomez & Jordan
  • 7:30 – Last Year’s Men
Chifferobe: A Jazz Age Cabaret @ Cuban Revolution - For a vintage night full of glitz, glamour, sass and sizzle, head on over to Ambacco.
There will be dancing, tumbling, and live jass, with a prize for best 1920s/30s attire. 9pm/$15. Acts include:
  • The George Knott Trio
  • Dandy Wellington
  • Kristen Minsky
  • Joe Jackson
  • The Carolina Fascinators
  • The Cuban Revolution TropiGals
 
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