Day Parties

The Edward McKay Used Books & More Artist and Author Series

Raleigh City Museum

Present the Past: Honoring and Outstripping Influences
Thursday, Sept. 8: 3–5pm

Rhys Chatham
William Tyler
Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu)
Cheyenne Marie Mize
David Daniell (of Rhys Chatham Guitar Trio)
Brian Corum (of Lonnie Walker)
Yair Yona
Moderated by Grayson Currin
Music by Arborea

Simple Words: The Power of Narrative Songs
Friday, Sept. 9: 3–5pm

Patterson Hood (of Drive-By Truckers)
John Vanderslice
Dolphus Ramseur (of Ramseur Records)
David Menconi (of The News & Observer)
Heather McEntire (of Mount Moriah, Bellafea)
James Jackson Toth (of Wooden Wand)
Stuart McLamb (of The Love Language)
Moderated by David Klein
Music by Wooden Wand

The Bubble: The Limits of Pop Music
Saturday, Sept. 10: 3–5pm

Wayne Coyne (of The Flaming Lips)
Mark Richardson (Editor in Chief of Pitchfork Media and author of Zaireeka)
Chris Stamey (of the dB’s)
Julianna Barwick
Sam Herring (of Future Islands)
David Tompkins (author of How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks)
Moderated by Brian Howe
Music by Chris Stamey


Party Listings


Thursday, September 8

Flanders Gallery & Raleigh Denim Present: Hopscotch Kickoff Party
Flanders Gallery, 302 W St., Raleigh: 4-8pm
With Frank Fairfield, The Hot at Nights & Gray Young, with drinks by Fullsteam Brewery and food by Posh Nosh.

Guitartown Presents: The Hopscotch Kickoff Party with Big Boss
Sadlack’s Heroes, 2116 Hillsborough St.: noon-11pm
With Martin Richmond, noon; Turntable Graveyard, 12:20 pm; Brent Wilson/ Rosa Martin, 12:40 pm; The Last Tallboy, 1 pm; Stella Lively, 1:20 pm; The Debonzo Brothers, 1:45 pm; Erica Blinn, 2:05 pm; Hank Sinatra, 2:30 pm; Zapruder Point and the Monologue Bombs, 3 pm; John Howie and the Rosewood Bluff, 3:25 pm;  Lynn Blakey, 4 pm; The Trousers, 4:20 pm; Kenny Roby, 4:45 pm; The Static Minds, 5:15 pm; Chip Robinson, 5:40 pm; Maldora, 6:15 pm; Olympic Ass Kickin' Team, 7:15 pm; The Bleeding Hearts 8 pm until

307 Knox Records hosts Elephants Never Forget
Kings: 12:30-5pm
Pink Flag, Eternal Summers, Toon, Slim Pickins & special guests


Friday, September 9

Inaugural Hopscotch Charity Basketball Game
Party: noon-5pm Charity Game: 1:30-2:30pm
The parking lot across the street and train tracks from Five Star, 511 W. Hargett St. (walkable from anywhere downtown)
Details at HOOPscotch Charity Game
Proceeds to benefit Raleigh’s Helping Hand Mission

Arbor Ridge Studios Day Party with WKNC
Tir Na Nog: noon-5pm
Mandolin Orange with Josh Moore, Birds and Arrows with Skylar Gudasz and the Ugly Girls, Jeff Crawford and Brett Harris, The Tomahawks with Schooner, and Luego with Wylie Hunter and the Cazadores

DiggUp Tapes Presents The Rooftop with Freaker and New Belgium
The Hive: noon-5pm
Jeffrey Wood (Boston), TOW3RS (Chapel Hill/DiggUp Tapes), Woodsmen (Denver/Lefse), SoftSpot (Brooklyn), Nests (Raleigh/DiggUp Tapes)

O2 Fitness presents Fox Box 
Fox Liquor Bar: noon-5pm
Small Ponds, Roman Candle, and more

Churchkey Records, Layabout, Nice Price Books, Bull City Burger and Brewery, and Gravity Records present Daytime Layabout 2
Slim’s: noon-5:30pm
Inside: Brainbows 1:30pm; Last Year's Men 2:30pm; Gross Ghost 3:30pm; and Mount Eerie 4:30pm Outside: The Wigg Report, Beloved Binge.

Odessa Fest 2011
Kings: noon-5pm
Transportations, Shit Horse, Americans in France, Wild Wild Geese, The Kingsbury Manx

Three Lobed Recordings/Holidays For Quince Records
The Pour House: noon-5:30pm
James "Wooden Wand" Toth & William Tyler, noon; Evan Caminiti, 12:50 pm; Meg Baird (of Espers), 1:40 pm; The Moaners, 2:30 pm; Monsonia, 3:20 pm; Steve Gunn & John Truscinski, 4:10 pm; In The Year Of The Pig, 5 pm

Merge Records, Hopscotch and Foundation present: A Wild Flag Listening Party
Foundation, 213 Fayetteville St: 2–4 pm
Hear WIld Flag's new LP before it's released; hell, even win one! Drink specials & more.


Saturday, September 10

Hopscotch Presents: The Rosebuds & Friends
Block Party outside The Lincoln Theatre: 11am-5:30pm  
Tonk (Raleigh) 11am, The Big Picture (Raleigh) 11:45am, Shirlette & The Dynamite Brothers (Durham) 12:30pm, Youth Lagoon (Boise, ID) 1:15pm, Hammer No More the Fingers (Durham) 2pm, Ben Sollee (Louisville, KY) 3pm, and The Rosebuds (Raleigh) 4pm

Food provided by Ashley Christensen and AC Restaurants
Proceeds from food sales to benefit The Frankie Lemmon Foundation

The Hopscotch Hepcat Race
Start and finish at The Lincoln Theatre: 11am-3:30pm

Sponsors: Gran Royale, Chrome Industries, Cannondale Bikes, The Bicycle Chain, The Clean Machine, Back Alley Bikes, Ketchup-Mustard, Myriad Media, Empire Eats, Trader Joe's, Galaxy Cinema, Petsmart, 3 Lobed Records, Dead Oceans, Holidays for Quince, Hometapes, Matador Records, Merge Records, Profound Lore, Redeye Distribution and Yep Roc Records

Proceeds to benefit SAFE Haven for Cats

American Aquarium & Friends
Slim’s: noon-5pm
Jason Kutchma, noon; Prison Book Club 12:45 pm; Jack the Radio 1:30 pm; Annuals 2:15 pm; American Aquarium 3:15 pm

Aqui Estamos Records Day Party with Terrapin Beer Company and The Stagger
The Hive: noon-5pm
With Lake Isle, Gray Young and Bright Young Things.

Brewmaster's Bar & Grill Presents
Brewmaster's Bar & Grill: noon-5pm
Oulipo, SoftSpot, Andrew Cedermark, and Annuals

College Radio Showcase Presented by WUAG, WKNC, WXYC and WXDU
White Collar Crime: noon-5pm
The Bronzed Chorus, Nests, Free Electric State and Whatever Brains
Sponsored by Port Merch.

Corbie Hill Presents: Let Feedback Ring
Sadlack's Heroes, 2116 Hillsborough St.: 12:30-5:15 p.m.
With Effingham, 12:30 pm; The Charming Youngsters, 1:30 pm; The Fooligans, 2:30 pm; Birds & Arrows, 3:30 pm; Bitter Resolve 4:30 pm

DiggUp Tapes Presents Orientation In Space with Raleigh Denim and The Raleigh Wine Shop
Kings: noon-5pm
Lonnie Walker (DiggUp Tapes/Raleigh), Birds of Avalon (Raleigh), Quiet Hooves (Athens/Party Party Partners), Netherfriends (Chicago), and Surprise Guests

Hometapes’ Friend Island & Trekky’s Day-Dream Present:
The Blount Street Block Party!: 11am-5pm
Hometapes' Friend Island @ Tir Na Nog: All Tiny Creatures (4 p.m.), The Caribbean (3 p.m.), Family Dynamics (2 p.m.), Matthew White (1 p.m.), Sunless (noon)
Trekky Day-Dream @ The Pour House: Butterflies (4:30 p.m.), Embarrassing Fruits (3:40 p.m.), Daniel Hart (2:50 p.m.), Midtown Dickens (2 p.m.), Brice Randall Bickford (1 p.m.)

Lump Gallery & All Day Records Present: Super All Day and All Night Party
All Day: Meg Baird, Blood Jar Creepers, Des Ark, Ezekiel Graves, Phil Blank & Jordan Hutchinson, Hiss Golden Messenger, Mike Gangloff & Nathan Bowles, William Tyler, Steve Gunn
All Night: Secret Boyfriend, Brain F≠, Cheveu, Extreme Animals
Late Night Dance Party: DJs Lack, A Stroud, E Main, Mothersbrothers, with projections by DBL VZN

Mann’s World Presented by Big Boss Brewery
Dive Bar: 1:30-5pm
Righteous Fool, Black Thai (Boston), Lurch

Team Clermont Showcase with Greyday Records
Deep South Bar: noon-5:30pm
Schooner 12:30; Filthybird 1:30 pm; Fan Modine 2:30 pm; John Vanderslice 3:30 pm; I Was Totally Destroying It 4:30 pm

White Cascade and Deep Space Recordings Present: An Incredibly Dense Cluster of Stars
Isaac Hunter's Tavern: 1-5pm
Mutant League, 1 pm; Maple Stave, 2pm; White Cascade, 3 pm; A Rooster for the Masses, 4pm


Sunday, September 11

Slim’s Hopscotch Hangover
Slim’s: 1-6pm
Chip Robinson, TOW3RS, and more TBA