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Music on the Lawn in Durham: Loudon Wainwright III & Lucy Wainwright Roche

Loudon Wainwright III is one of my favorite musicians, so I'm really looking forward to this show. The concert is free and held outdoors in the courtyard at the base of the Lucky Strike tower on the American Tobacco campus in downtown Durham. We'll gather at 5 pm to claim space on the lawn (bring chairs or blankets). Music starts at 6 and ends about 8. Note, I won't be attempting to save spaces for everybody, so if you arrive late, please be aware that you may not be able to sit with the group. Bring a picnic or get dinner/drinks from one of the nearby eateries in the American Tobacco complex (Mellow Mushroom, Cuban Revolution, Saladelia, Tyler's Taproom, etc.). It's okay to bring alcohol to this venue.

This is a kid-friendly event. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are allowed (but their human companions must be prepared to scoop up any "accidents").

Loudon Wainwright III has roots in Durham and is a world renowned musican and songwriter. Singer, songwriter and daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche opens the show.

This event is crossposted with the Freethinkers, Agnostics, Atheists & Secularists of the Triangle Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/FAASTriangle/

and the Triangle Arts & Entertainment Meetup Group:

http://www.meetup.com/TriangleArtsEntertainment/

This Meetup is subject to cancellation in the event of adverse weather conditions.

Please remember to be considerate and update our RSVP if your plans change.

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  • Leslie

    Sorry y'all couldn't find us. It's hard to find a group once the place really fills up. Glad you enjoyed the show.

    September 17, 2011

  • Leslie

    Fantastic show in spite of being cut a little short by the rain. I even got Loudon to autograph his new album for me after the show! Thanks to all who attended from all 3 meetup groups.

    September 17, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Same here. Hoping to get to the Carrboro music fest today and hope the weather holds up.

    September 17, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was there but didn't see you guys. I was lucky to have found a spot under cover. Fun concert.

    September 16, 2011

  • Leslie

    check WUNC radio 91.5 FM for any rain-related announcements.

    September 16, 2011

  • Leslie

    Glenn - there are several parking garages in the area, and some on-street parking.

    September 16, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have never been to this event location. Any suggestions on where to park? Thanks.

    September 15, 2011

  • Leslie

    here's the official word on the rain policy: "All Back Porch Music concerts in this series are free and held outdoors (weather permitting). Announcements will be made on-air and via twitter if rain cancels an event. Please note: blankets and chairs are welcome on the lawn for all events but no coolers, please."

    September 15, 2011

  • Leslie

    Weather is looking iffy for Fri evening, but unless ATC officially cancels this event, it's still on and I will plan to be there.

    September 15, 2011

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  • Leslie
    Supporting Member 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015,
    Event Host
  • Jody H.
    Supporting Member 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, Organizer
  • A former member
  • A former member

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