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North Carolina powerpop (& more!) concert schedule – Fall 2013

North Carolina powerpop (& more!) concert schedule – Fall 2013

pp-scheduleThe concert schedule always heats up in Fall when the kids are due back on campus and 2013 is no different. This year, we’re including some Atlanta dates as there are two BIG events there if you can make the trip (hey. its only 4-5 hours by car so suck it up!). Also, I’ve included some acts that fall outside of what we would ordinarly think of as powerpop because they’re worth seeing and hearing regardless of your genre of preference.

The Atlanta dates include a Weezer show. Don’t miss it. Best of all, David Bash will be bringing the International Pop Overthrow Festival to the area. More on that in a later post.

Here’s the fall schedule (subject to change, or course):

August 2013

12th- Bill Kirchen @ Southland Ballroom Raleigh NC
17th – Big Sandy & The Fly-Rite Boys @ Southland Ballroom Raleigh NC
21st – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, Aperture Cinema. Winston-Salem NC
22nd – John Hiatt @ Carolina Theater, Durham NC

September 2013

5th – The Stars Explode @ The Station at Southern Rail, Carrboro NC
21 – Weezer @ Music Midtown Festival – Piedmont Park, Atlanta. GA
23rd – Richard Thompson @Fletcher Theater, Raleigh NC
29th – A Fragile Tommorrow @ Motorco Music Hall, Durham, NC
29th – The Stars Explode @ Carrboro Music Festival, Carrboro NC
27-29th – IPO Atlanta @ Red Light Cafe, Atlanta GA

October 2013

13th -Old 97’s @ Fall for Greenville, Greenville, SC
24th -Half Japanese @ Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC
27th – John Hiatt & Lyle Lovett @ Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill NC
31st -SCOTS, Fleshtones & Los Straitjackets @ Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC

If there are any shows in the southeast I’ve missed that are worth seeing (ppwerpop in particular), please let us know by placing the details in the comments below. Hope to see you at a show or two this Fall!