Hopscotch Fest Announces Daytime Parties Schedule


Valient Thor
The 2010 Hopscotch Music Festival has announced its daily party schedule.


Knox with an X: noon–5 p.m.: With Tea and Tempests, Brett Harris, Phil Cook & His Feat, Shawn Luby, Midtown Dickens, Birds and Arrows, Gray Young, North Elementary. Kings Barcade, 14 W. Martin St. Co-presented by Triangle Brewing Company. Free.


Friend Island: 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.: With Collections of Colonies of Bees (performing their new album, GIVING), All Tiny Creatures, Pattern is Movement, Family Dynamics (ex-Stars Like Fleas), Megafaun (release party for new EP, Heretofore), Breathe Owl Breathe. The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. Presented by Hometapes. Free breakfast and nachos. Free.

Tamplin’s Last Local Band, Local Beer: noon–5 p.m.: With Cellar Seas, Veelee, Filthybird, Temperance League, A Rooster for the Masses. Tir Na Nog, 218 S. Blount St. Includes record fair featuring local labels. Co- presented by New Raleigh and Aviator Brewing. Free.

Troika Music Festival Presents…:2–5 p.m.: With The Pneurotics, Bellafea, The Beast. Kings Barcade, 14 W. Martin St. Co-presented by Triangle Brewing Company. Free.

Layabout in Raleigh: 1–5 p.m.: With The Wigg Report, Pinche Gringo, Last Year’s Men, John Wesley Coleman III and a special unannounced guest. Slim’s, 227 S. Wilmington St. A Layabout House road show co- presented by Fullsteam Brewery, Nice Price Books & Churchkey Digital. Free.


A Hazy Morning Wake-Up: noon–3 p.m.: With Glissade, The White Cascade. Humble Pie, 317 S. Harrington St. Presented by Deep Space Recordings. Free.

Churchkey III: noon–5 p.m.: With Lurch, Free Electric State, Last Year’s Men, The Dry Heathens, Hammer No More the Fingers. Tir Na Nog, 218 S. Blount St. Co-presented by Triangle Brewing Company. Free.

Local Time: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.: With The Flute Flies, NAPS, The Loners, Maple Stave, Red Collar, Des Ark, The Old Ceremony. In front of Raleigh Times Bar, 14 E. Hargett St. Presented by The Independent Weekly, Hopscotch Music Festival, Raleigh Times Bar, WKNC-FM 88.1. Free.

Mann’s World: 1–5:30 p.m.: With HOG, Make, Caltrop, Black Skies. Kings Barcade, 14 W. Martin St. Free.

New Raleigh Presents: 1–5 p.m.: The Drughorse Collective. Slim’s, 227 S. Wilmington St. Free.

Trekky Records Presents DAY-DREAM: 2–5:30 p.m.: With Butterflies, Embarrassing Fruits, Sharon Van Etten, Midtown Dickens, Lost in the Trees, special guests Justin Ruggiano. The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. Free.


Hopscotch Hangover: noon–until: With Brett Harris, The Spring Collection, Chip Robinson and the Heavy Beat Outfit. Slim’s, 227 S. Wilmington St. Free.

HOPSCOTCH PRE-PARTIES (Wednesday, Sept. 8)

Love Is Local Vol. 2: 9 p.m.: The second installment of a selective hip-hop showcase from the Independent Weekly’s lead hip-hop critic, Eric Tullis, "Love Is Local Vol. 2" gathers some of the area’s best hip-hop talent on one stage. With King Mez, Freebass 808, Kourvioisier, Dow Jones, Tyler Hipnosis, Blaze the Sky and Little Brother’s DJ Flash. The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. Co-presented by Miss LS & Nanci O Radio Show. $5.

Valient Thorr: 10 p.m.: The mighty Raleigh rock band and Venus’ favorite export plays its hometown days before its newest LP, Stranger, hits shelves. With Howl and Junius. Kings Barcade, 14 W. Martin St. $5.


All discussions are free and at Raleigh City Museum (220 Fayetteville St). Tickets, available at Raleigh City Museum, guarantee entry.

Thursday, Sept. 9 (5–7 p.m.): North Carolina’s Musical Heritage: Past, Present and Future

Friday, Sept. 10 (4–6 p.m.): Black Mountain College: Legacy and Inspiration

Saturday, Sept. 11 (4–6 p.m.): Hip-Hop Planet: Music and Its Work in the World


[Published on: 8/27/10]

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