Schoolkids Records, 2237 Avent Ferry Rd., Suite 101, Raleigh, hosts frequent performances by touring bands. They’re free to attend but you’re encouraged to tip the bands, buy a beer, and buy records. Follow the links below, to the Facebook events, to learn more details about the performances and the bands.
5 Mile Radius and Newfaze
Friday, January 12th
Schoolkids favorites 5 Mile Radius are back with a new lineup and ready to rock the house. A gritty blues-driven sound is the signature of this hard-rock band from Raleigh.
Tagging along is a fresh new band out of Holly Springs. NEWFAZE is is still young, but already racking up a legion of followers with their prog-hard rock sound.
Smoke From All The Friction and Fluorescence
Saturday, January 13th
Smoke From All The Friction – the newest creation from seasoned local performers Cam Gillette and Ina Carino. It blends traditional and underground cultures to create a fusion of dark pop, rock, and indie electronic that grabs listeners with both a sense of familiarity and a striking curiosity.
Michael Daughtry Band with Heather Kenney
Friday, January 19th
Michael Daughtry brings his brand of infectious rock to the Schoolkids stage on Jan. 19. This 3 piece promises to keep your feet tapping and hands clapping.
Also on the bill is talented singer/songwriter Heather Kenney. Her new EP “Waltz” is available now. This folkie plays ukulele, banjo and acoustic guitar to create a lush sound.