Spend Your Fridays on the Front Porch

If you're looking for something to do on the weekend then you will definitely want to check out Fridays on the Front Porch. This fun-filled event is held at The Carolina Inn every Friday close to our apartments near UNC. It's a fantastic way to close out your busy week. The Inn has a front porch that is perfect for sitting back and relaxing. Live music is the key attraction and there are food trucks that offer all kinds of tasty tidbits.

Live Music For All Tastes

The events run from May through October and you can enjoy a different group and type of music each Friday. If you missed one you wanted to enjoy they often repeat throughout the schedule. Here's this summer's lineup:

June's Schedule

  • 6/7 - Jimmy Hayes Band
  • 6/14 - Big Fat Gap
  • 6/21 - Brooke McBride
  • 6/28 - Barefoot Manner Bluegrass Band

July's Schedule

  • 7/5 - Counterclockwise
  • 7/12 - Barefoot Manner Bluegrass Band
  • 7/19  Big Fat Gap
  • 7/26 -Counterclockwise

August's Schedule

  • 8/2 - TBD
  • 8/9 - Jimmy Hayes Band
  • 8/16 - Lee Gildersleeve
  • 8/23 - TBD
  • 8/30 - Barefoot Manner Bluegrass Band

Enjoy A Variety of Foods

The food truck offerings vary from week to week. You can enjoy two different choices each Friday. Some of the food trucks you will see at these fun events include Cousins Maine Lobster, The Humble Pig, Chick-N-Que, Bull City Street Food, Hibachi Express, Poblano Tacos and much more.

Kick Back & Relax

Shortbread Lofts is a great place to live with lots happening in the area. Friday Nights on the Porch are just one example of the many opportunities for fun and relaxation with friends. Be sure and mark your calendars. You won't want to miss any of these great bands and musicians that are coming your way this summer.