The Bar Durham

Home of the Slut Bucket

Based within the heart of Old North Durham’s Warehouse District, the bar is the OG Bull City LGBTQ home base. The latest iteration of a more than two decade long tradition of clubbing for queers. We’ve reinvented the space with the intention to carry on the legacy of 711 Rigsbee Avenue. "Cheers" during the week "Lit"uations on the weekends. Oh, and did we mention we have hookahs?

the bar is a place to come with friends, or make friends– to share drinks after work, watch your favorite sporting events, drag shows, and karaoke and MirIAm's Open mic. On Friday and Saturday nights catch a vibe with our DJs. We pride ourselves on being inclusive – this is a bar for everyone to enjoy. Most importantly, we recognize that YOU make the bar. This isn’t just the bar – it’s YOUR bar!

 

PRIDE 2018 7th Annual White Party
Sep
28
to Sep 29

PRIDE 2018 7th Annual White Party

NC PRIDE 2018 - DURHAM, NC

7th Annual White Party @ The Bar

$500 Cash Giveaway, Flat Screen TV Giveaways, Gift Card Giveaways & More

Hosted by Tasty with Music by DJ RNB

Doors Open @ 9pm, Great Drink Specials & Food Available.

General Admission: $10.00

Booths: $200
Includes 6 tickets, bottle of liquor, cocktail waitress

Tickets: https://www.ticketor.com/thebardurham/tickets/nc-pride-2018-white-party-141504#buy

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TRINA LIVE IN CONCERT
Sep
29
to Sep 30

TRINA LIVE IN CONCERT

NC PRIDE 2018 - DURHAM, NC

TRINA LIVE IN CONCERT @ THE BAR
Singing her hottest hits!

Tickets on Sale NOW!!! This event will sell out!

https://www.ticketor.com/thebardurham/tickets/trina-live-141005#buy

General Admission: $20

Meet & Greet: $5

VIP SECTION FRONT ROW: $80
This ticket includes entry, private front row seating (tables and chairs), OPEN BAR, Meet & Greet. There are a limited amount of tickets for this section and they will go fast.

OUTDOOR CABANA's: $300
Includes 6 General Admission tickets, private covered seating, bottle of liquor, cocktail waitress, Meet & Greet. 

INDOOR BOOTHS: $300
Includes 6 General Admission Tickets, booth seating, bottle of liquor, cocktail waitress, Meet & Greet

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JCope's Ulitimate Wa-Toga Party
Sep
22
to Sep 23

JCope's Ulitimate Wa-Toga Party

Mark your calendars for my 1st Wakanda Toga Party! This party will allow everyone in the NC to celebrate the African Kings and Queens of our Past, Present and Future. It is past time for the world to celebrate the true Cradle of Life, Africa!

There will be Fire Throwing exhibitions with African Drums, A Group Dance presentation. Music by the Legendary DJ Sedrick, Prizes for Costume and Creative Dress & Wakanda Drink Specials and many more surprises to come.

I will also be introducing our VIP Tented Lounge area, with candles, lighting, private seating, Hooka, and soft music specialized for light intimate conversation. (Security enforced area) $20.00 Limited # of tickets** (Occupancy 50)

Doors open at 9pm till 3am

Tickets:
$10 before Midnite
$15 after Midnite
$20 VIP Tented Lounge**

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Carolina Waves Open Mic Night
Sep
5
7:30 PM19:30

Carolina Waves Open Mic Night

The Award Winning Carolina Waves Open Mic Night returns to The Bar 9.5. hosted y K97.5's Mir.I.am. Sounds DJ RNB.

Come perform, network, build your buzz, participate in the live cypher and possibly get booked!

This Open Mic is now monthly.

Singers/ rappers/ dancers/ poets welcome.
AGES 18+. MUST HAVE ID.

7:30-11:30pm
Early arrival highly suggested.
$5 entry before 9pm. $10 after.
1 song allowed. Must sign up at door.

Optional:
Priority slots available: 2 song. Guaranteed slot. Limited.
Reserved slots available: 1 song. Guaranteed slot. Limited.

FLASH DRIVES ONLY!!!!!!

We are always scouting for upcoming Carolina Waves Shows and other opportunities. Bring your A game and your squad.

Email info@carolinawaves.com with questions!

http://baropenmic.eventbrite.com/

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J Copes All Black Summer Event
Aug
18
to Aug 19

J Copes All Black Summer Event

This years J.Cope Birthday Bash will be the biggest Leo Celebration in NC, with plenty of fun for all. Hosted by K97.5's Mir-I-am, DJ Rnb on the Outside Tented Sound Stage and The Legendary DJ Sedrick giving us the best House Music on the inside dance floor.

There will be Social Media Personalities Co-Host King Tonio and Jamal Paisley streaming Live intermittently to over 250K Followers, live performances by some of the best NC Artist & Personalities, rising R&B Star Coriology (ATL) singing tunes from his new project "Catchin' Feelings" and plenty more to follow....also with a Special Live Performance by none other than incredible B.Slade aka Tonex.

Suggested Attire: All Black Summer Party

Pricing:
General Admission: $15.00 in advance
General Admission: $20.00 at the door before Midnight**
(Stay tuned for updates on Artist Area, Friends & Family ticketing soon!)

(**For More information on on JCope Events: www.JCopepromotions.com)

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Sundaze
Jul
22
to Jul 23

Sundaze

All new Sunday Night powered by INMYBAG ENT!
Ladies Free all night long! All others free before 11pm. 
Henny, Ciroc and Crazy Cheap Drink Specials, Exotic Dancers, NEW FOOD MENU and more!

 

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Carolina Waves Open Mic Night
Jul
11
to Jul 12

Carolina Waves Open Mic Night

Carolina Waves Open Mic returns to The Bar! Miss it and wait until September!  First 10 who sign up @ the door guarantee to perform. After that, it's based on time permitting, so get there early. Live cypher kicks off at 8! Signs ups start at 7:30. 18+. Bring ID. $5 before 9, $10 after. Free to perform. All pre-slots are gone. Door sign ups only.

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FOAM PARTY
Jun
23
to Jun 24

FOAM PARTY

The hottest and best party of the year. The Foam Party is back and we will be going all out. Giveaways, 2 DJs, Prizes, Drink Specials, Food and more...Come check us out! 
For tickets go to: www.ticketor.com/thebardurham/

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What's Good For Tonight?

Weekly Turn Ups

Hip Hop and Dope Goats Fire Spinners Every Wednesday

Carolina Waves Open Mic Hosted By Mir.I.Am. and DJ RNB Every Other Wednesday @ 9pm

Kingdom Karaoke Every Thursday @ 9pm

Jazzy Drag Every Third Friday @ 11pm