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50+ Raleigh concerts this spring

Don’t let the cold get you down — we’ve put together a list of over 50 Raleigh concerts happening before the summer heat hits. Pick from your fave genre or try a new show.

Attendees watch a concert at Red Hat Amphitheater.

Red Hat Amphitheater is a rocking place to see a concert any time of year.

Photo provided by IBMA and Pinecone

Spring has nearly sprung, which means more live music — especially outdoors. We compiled over 50 Raleigh concerts and organized them by genre so you can find your tunes (and new artists) vivace. These shows range from huge arena rockers to independent artists in an intimate setting, tune in below.

Alternative + Indie

American Aquarium | Feb 1-3 | Lincoln Theatre
Mitski | Feb 2-3 | Durham Center for the Performing Arts
LANY | Feb. 13-14 | The Ritz
TALK | March 5 | Lincoln Theatre
Saint Motel | April 11 | The Ritz
Giant Rooks | April 16 | Lincoln Theatre
flipturn | April 17 | The Ritz
Hozier | April 20 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
The Postal Service + Death Cab For Cutie | April 27 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Melanie Martinez | May 31 | PNC Arena

Country

Niko Moon | Feb. 9 | The Ritz
Larry Fleet | Feb. 16 | The Ritz
Wheeler Walker Jr. | March 28 | The Ritz
Dustin Lynch | April 19 | Red Hat Amphitheater
Flatland Cavalry | April 19 | The Ritz
Priscilla Block | May 4 | The Ritz
Chase Rice | May 10 | Red Hat Amphitheater
Hank Williams Jr. | May 17 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Elle King | May 31 | The Ritz

Classical, Adult Contemporary + Jazz

Andrea Bocelli | Feb. 14 | PNC Arena
Gregory Porter | Feb. 22 | Durham Center for the Performing Arts
David Foster & Katharine McPhee | Feb. 24 | Durham Center for the Performing Arts
The String Queens | Feb. 25 | North Carolina Museum of Art

Dance + Electronic

Peekaboo | Feb. 23 | Lincoln Theatre
Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin + Pitbull | Feb. 29 | PNC Arena

Hip-Hop, R&B + Rap

Destin Conrad | Feb. 20 | Lincoln Theatre
Rich Amiri | March 3 | Lincoln Theatre
Busta Rhymes | April 4 | The Ritz
City Morgue | April 10 | The Ritz
Mariah the Scientist | April 21 | The Ritz
NF | May 22 | PNC Arena

Pop

Lauren Daigle | Feb. 23 | PNC Arena
Owl City | March 21 | The Ritz
AJR | April 9 | PNC Arena
Madison Beer | May 8 | The Ritz
Maddie Zahm | May 10 | Lincoln Theatre
Sierra Ferrell | May 11 | The Ritz

Rock

Journey | Feb. 17 | PNC Arena
Sammy Rae & The Friends | Feb. 20 | The Ritz
+++ (Crosses) | Feb. 23 | The Ritz
Cold War Kids | March 8 | The Ritz
Fall Out Boy | March 19 | PNC Arena
Hermanos Gutiérrez | March 20 | Lincoln Theatre
Avenged Sevenfold | March 29 | PNC Arena
Bayside | April 6 | The Ritz
Primus, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle | April 7 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
NEEDTOBREATHE | April 26 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Ween | April 26 | Red Hat Amphitheater
Queens of the Stone Age | May 2 | Red Hat Amphitheater
Say Anything | May 3 | The Ritz
Foo Fighters | May 7 | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Sum 41 | May 9 | Red Hat Amphitheater
Black Veil Brides | May 10 | The Ritz
The Amity Affliction | May 14 | The Ritz
Our Last Night | May 22 | The Ritz

Want more information on these concert venues? We’ve got you covered.

And if we missed an upcoming show that you think should be on this list, let us know.

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