We have five musicians downtown this week as we look forward to Carolina Football proving our blue is better. We hope you’ll celebrate a UNC victory versus Duke with us postgame for Downtown Live.
Catch local artists, bands and DJs throughout downtown as we continue to support our music and business community by providing outdoor options to enjoy music while dining, drinking, shopping and experiencing our downtown.
REMINDER — We’re closing down Henderson St. for our DOWNTOWN TAILGATE Oct. 16th! Details here.
Here is the music lineup for Saturday evening, Oct. 2, join us at 5 p.m. after UNC hosts Duke at noon!
Love local music? Tune in to WCHL 97.9 FM daily to support local Chapel Hill musicians! Catch Live & Local with host Aaron Keck from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Visit Chapelboro.com for more information.
4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Trophy Room
at Graduate Hotel’s Tailgate Party
(311 W. Franklin St.)
A proud Charlotte, North Carolina native and North Carolina Central University Alumni. DJ Shizz gained her momentum from rocking campus events, campus parties, college house parties, and homecomings. After graduating from North Carolina Central University with a major in Physical Education and concentration in Fitness and Wellness, she furthered her DJ career while joining the radio industry, Hot 97.9FM. She has Dj’d for MC Lyte, Saint Augustine’s University and DJ Luke Nasty. She has Dj’d all over North Carolina, including in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Burlington, Durham, and Mount Holly.
Follow DJ Shizz on Instagram to keep up with her performances.
5 p.m-7 p.m. at Peace & Justice Plaza
(179 E. Franklin St., across from McCorkle Place)
Durham, NC artist Wake Moody stays focused on good vibes, with music that fuses R&B/soul with singer-songwriter pop. “My childhood was sound-tracked by my parents’ favorite R&B, classic rock and soul records,” he explains, an influence apparent in his band’s soulful live shows, featuring hypnotic grooves and three-part harmonies.
Wake Moody’s debut EP, Shivers, released March 2019. Since then he’s played at the NC State Fair, the Eno River Festival, the Pinhook, Local 506 and more.
Lennon Kuhl Chimera
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at /sôst/chapel/hill at Carolina Square
(133 W. Franklin St.)
Lennon KC is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Currently a student at UNC Chapel Hill, he is a solo act/artist who covers a dynamic range of genres. He continues to work on expanding original music from love ballads to alternative rock jams. His biggest influences are The Beatles, Dominic Fike, Jack Johnson, and Rex Orange County, among many others.
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Blue Dogwood Public Market
(306 W. Franklin St.)
Scott will play on the patio at Blue Dogwood Public Market.
Check out Scott’s music on Spotify.
5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the West End/Talulla’s & Carolina Brewery
(456 W. Franklin St.)
Alice Osborn is a Raleigh-based singer-songwriter who performs folk Americana that’s rooted in the New South. Her music features upbeat tempos, poignant lyrics, catchy melodies, and powerful vocals—check out her latest creation, Searching for Paradise, an album packed with story songs about losing and finding home and hope. She’s currently at work on an album about the powerful women’s voices of the ill-fated Donner Party. Alice’s acoustic originals are influenced by diverse artists such as Natalie Merchant, Phil Collins, and Mary Chapin Carpenter. She is the President of the NC Songwriters Co-op and the artist-in-residence for Western Wake Farmers’ Market. Alice also plays fiddle, mandolin, and bluegrass banjo.