Weekend: Cary Music Extravangaza

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. 

Cary, NC – Something’s always happening in Cary. This week, we highlight four diverse and fantastic musical events from the CaryCitizen Calendar.

Friday September 16 – Styx

Multi-platinum selling rockers Styx bring their soaring power ballads and rock classics to the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Friday, September 16th. Don’t miss your chance to see one of music’s most iconic bands perform many of their unforgettable rock classics like Lady, Come Sail Away, Too Much Time on My Hands, Blue Collar Man, Renegade and many more. Tickets and info: Booth Amphitheatre.

Saturday, September 16 – Soul Picnic

It’s going to be a rocking weekend at Booth Amphitheatre. Just as soon as the smoke clears from the Styx show Friday night, it will be time to reset the stage for Soul Picnic on Saturday.

2011 Soul Picnic – The Return of the Legends featuring: Bell Biv Devoe, Whodini, MC Lyte, Doug E. Fresh & More. More info & tickets.

Sunday, September 18 – Bands4Hope

Four bands playing for free at Mac’s Tavern in Cary from 2-8 PM. The benefit is in association with the 23rd Annual Walk 4 Hope, raising money and awareness of mental health issues. Supervised kids’ play area, raffle and lots more. More info, email lara17pla4@gmail.com or just mosey on over to Mac’s, 1014 Ryan Rd., Cary, NC 27511.

Monday, September 19 – Ray LaMontange

Not technically the weekend, Ray Montagne and the Pariah Dogs with special guest Brandi Carlile is one of the most anticipated shows of the season.

Ray LaMontagne has one of the remarkable stories in music’s past decade. Since leaving his job in a Maine shoe factory to pursue his calling as a musician, he has released three studio albums and two live EPs, won awards and topped critics’ polls internationally, and established himself as one of the most distinctive talents of his generation. His songs have been featured in numerous films and television shows, including multiple performances of his compositions on American Idol. More info and tickets.

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