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Motorco Music Hall

723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701-2138
+1 919-901-0875
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Janiva Magness is Awesome

Motorco is great for providing good entertainment at unbelievably reasonable prices. We went last... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
NorthCarolinaSandie
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North Carolina
Quebe Sisters Concert

Great little music venue! We were there to see the Quebe Sisters Band. They were fantastic! Very... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
damondowneastnc
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Atlantic, North Carolina
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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21 Aug 2017
“Janiva Magness is Awesome”
16 Jun 2017
“Quebe Sisters Concert”
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723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701-2138
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+1 919-901-0875
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Motorco is great for providing good entertainment at unbelievably reasonable prices. We went last night to see Janiva Magness. She was amazing. Her opening band, Teacup Gin left a lot to be desired though. All in all a fun night!

Thank NorthCarolinaSandie
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great little music venue! We were there to see the Quebe Sisters Band. They were fantastic! Very talented Sisters and their band is outstanding! A great mix of Texas Swing, Country and Bluegrass. The music hall has great acoustics and was relatively comfortable. The staff...More

Thank damondowneastnc
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Recently found Mototco when I wanted to see an old favorite of mine, Hal Ketchum. He performed in a small section of Motorco which made for a special intimate performance. Motorco also has a large music hall and a restaurant side. Both sides have bars...More

Thank haleabrams
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

First time in Motorco after eyeing the venue from across the street for two years. Caught "The Passion of Flamenco" and the intimate venue was the perfect setting for this show on Valentine's weekend. Risers and cafe tables were different and we liked the set...More

Thank TreeRanger
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Decent selection of beers, friendly service, very cool interior. Enjoy morning, noon, and night. Visited with our 3 month old during the day.

Thank theWinterMe
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We've been to Motorco a few times in the past for a drink or food at its food window, Parts and Labor, but recently attended our first event in the performance hall. It was a "story slam" put on by The Monti and was incredibly...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This place was fun! Great for group of different ages! We met our grown children there with their spouses and partners, dog and child! Easy to go up to counter and order a great variety of small items to try! Everything we ordered from the...More

1  Thank foodiewinee
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Motorco is a small space but perfect for the right kind of performance. The main floor fits about 200+ people standing comfortably. There are bleacher-style seats in a section on stage right for another 50 or so people. The performer we were there to hear...More

2  Thank JohnRDU
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Durham is filled with creatively repurposed buildings, and the Motorco bar, restaurant, and entertainment venue deserves to be added to that list. It's just cool. I recently saw "Awkward Music" (a dance/comedy act) there with my daughter-in-law, and thoroughly enjoyed the setting, the energy, and...More

1  Thank CorkyMom
Reviewed 15 June 2015

First experience here was Pop-Up Chorus that is truly a blast. Second experience was to see a local band with an opening act from Virginia. Both good shows, but the sound was just a hair too loud for the size of the space... mixing was...More

1  Thank peggiesfarm
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