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A Fifth of Blues at Spring Daze 2012. Photo by Brooke Meyer.
Cary, NC – Following the excitement of Lazy Daze, Labor Day is a relatively slow weekend on the CaryCitizen Calendar. Just 25 or 30 events. We’ll all be going to hear A Fifth of Blues at RallyPoint in Cary on Friday night.
Ah, Labor Day weekend. The last hurrah of summer.
Closer to home, our friend Julie Roland wrote about the NC Hops & Roots Festival on Saturday at Shakori Hills outside Pittsboro. Good time and music all day.
What else is good to do in Cary over the long weekend? Maybe a movie at the Galaxy (still open). Probably a visit to the Cary Y for a last afternoon at the big outdoor pool. Used book stores. Grilling and chilling with friends. A trip to the garden store.
CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree plays in a popular band called A Fifth of Blues. They’ll be at RallyPoint in Cary on Friday night and – if history is any indicator – there will be a nice-sized crowd.
(RallyPoint may have the best patio in Cary – very spacious with lots of tables and room to move around. The weather looks good for Friday, so the band will likely be out on the patio. It’s great fun!)
A Fifth of Blues has been together almost five years. They’re regulars across the Triangle and up as far north as Virginia, recently appearing at the legendary Mojo Room near Danville. The play classic blues, R&B and Soul – fun, danceable music by Etta James, Ray Charles and BB King are always on the playlist.
Music starts at 8 PM. No cover.
A Fifth of Blues
Friday, August 31, 2012
1837 North Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
From everyone at CaryCitizen, have a great Labor Day weekend!
Coverage on CaryCitizen is sponsored in part by Thai Spices and Sushi of Cary.