Can’t make it to Hopscotch this weekend? No problem!
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by James Willamor
Can’t make it to the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh this weekend? Don’t worry! Here are some great shows in Charlotte this weekend:
Hi Ho Silver Oh / MELT / Dark Rooms at the Evening Muse, 9PM Thursday.
West Coasters Hi Ho Silver Oh making their Charlotte debut along with jangle dream stompbox pop from local favorites Melt.
“Space Jams” featuring Sext Message / Del Rio / Bo White / Secret Hospital and a special set by GEOFF at the Milestone, 8PM Friday.
Space themed music, space themed costume contest, space themed drink specials. Out of this world.
Protomartyr / The Mineral Girls / It Looks Sad at Neighborhood Theatre, 9PM Friday.
After being featured on KEXP, Detroit’s Protomartyr bring their new music to Charlotte with two great up-and-coming local bands.
Diarrhea Planet / Alright / Hungry Girl at Snug Harbor, 10PM Friday.
Diarrhea Planet swing through the Queen City before playing Hopscotch.
If you find yourself in Greensboro:
White Lung / Totally Slow / Mormon Crosses / Holder’s Scar and Glenwood Coffee and Books, 7PM Friday.
Feminist punk rockers White Lung hail from Canada and Totally Slow are a local Greensboro favorite.
Are you in the Triangle but don’t have a Hopscotch wristband? No problem!
Hopscotch Day Party: Indie Carolina Showcase presented by Independent Clauses & Raleigh Brewing at Raleigh Little Theater, 12:30PM to 6:30PM Friday.
Free all-day show featuring some great local folk and indie rock including Morning Brigade, Drift Wood Miracle, and others.
Hopscotch Day Party: Negative Fun, Self Aware and Cherub Records Present: Let Feedback Ring at Legends Nightclub, 11AM to 5:30PM Saturday.
Free party featuring two stages, brunch, food truck, Lots of bands including great North Carolina acts Black Market, Totally Slow, Late Bloomer, and Some Army among others.
Dollar Signs / Bear Girl / The Past Six Years / Wolves Wolves Wolves Wolves / Almost People at Local 506, 8PM Sunday.
Close out the weekend in Chapel Hill with the death of the party; Charlotte folk-nerd-punks Dollar Signs.