Motorco Music Hall

Motorco Music Hall

723 Rigsbee Ave
Durham, NC 27701

Motorco Music Hall is a spacious 400+ capacity venue located in the Central Park district, and operates adjacent restaurant Parts & Labor, allowing guests to park, dine, and go to a concert in one location. Motorco is also within short walking distance of other restaurants and bars in Downtown Durham. Nearby landmarks include Manbites Dog Theater, the recently renovated Durham Athletic Park, and the Durham Farmer's Market.

Directions 

From Chapel Hill via Hwy 15-501

-When highway divides near South Square Mall, take 15-501 Bypass North/Duke University.
-Follow for approximately 4 miles to I-85 North  
-Continue on I-85 North for 3.3 miles
-Take Exit 177 for US-15 BUS / US-501 BUS
-Take a right on US-15 BUS South/ US-501 BUS South
-Bear left onto North Mangum St.
-Take a right onto West Geer St. and Motorco Music Hall will be on the left in 4 blocks

From Raleigh, Cary and points East

-From I-40 East, take exit 279B and merge onto NC-147 North / Durham 

-After 8 miles, take exit 12B to N Roxboro St/ Mangum St
-Continue on Jackie Robinson to Roxboro St
-Turn left onto Holloway, continue onto E Morgan St
-Turn right onto Rigsbee and Motorco is on the left in half a mile

From Greensboro, Burlington and points West

-From I-40 East, merge on to I-85 North.

-Follow the above directions from Chapel Hill

From points North via I-85

-From I-85 South, follow the above directions from Chapel Hill

Parking 

Parking

100 free parking spaces are available on premises, in addition to free evening parking on adjacent streets.

Nearby Restaurants 

Mateo

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(919) 530-8700
107 West Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701

Mateo Bar de Tapas is the first solo venture from owner/chef Matthew Kelly, housed in the old Book Exchange building in the heart of downtown Durham. Featuring a menu that blends the flavors of Spain with beloved ingredients and dishes of the South. Mateo offers a casual, yet refined, menu of Spanish small plates with a Southern inflection. Accompanying the food is a robust Spanish wine list as well as one of the largest sherry offerings in the country.

Toast

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(919) 683-2183
345 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701

Toast, owned by Billy & Kelli Cotter, strives to follow he Italian tradition of simple cooking using seasonal local food while maintaining the shortest possible distance from the garden to the table. This exceptional sandwich and soup shop sources produce and cheese from local farmers, uses artisanal bread baked in downtown Durham, and house-cures their meats; in addition, they feature a superb selection of beer and wine by the glass. Order at the counter and eat either in their casual dining room or outside on the patio.

Pizzeria Toro

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(919) 908-6936
105 East Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701

Pizzeria Toro owner/chef Gray Brooks serves superb brick-oven pizza and scintillating appetizers featuring locally-sourced ingredients — their kale salad is a low key, but delicious favorite. The menu also tastings of gourmet ham and handmade desserts. A bar off the main dining room serves exquisite cocktails, as well as a fine selection of beer and wine.

Dame's Chicken & Waffles

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(919) 682-9235
317 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701

Crispy, Southern fried chicken meets deliciously sweet European decadence, in the form of fresh made Belgian waffles. Dame’s serves world-class, comfort food combinations in downtown Druham, chef Damion Moore's menue features fried chicken, golden brown waffles, collard greens and delicious mac n' cheese.

Dos Perros

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(919) 956-2750
200 North Mangum Street
Durham, NC 27701

Dos Perros offers fresh and authentic Mexican cuisine, an extensive craft beer list, carefully chosen wines, and award-winning cocktails. Their house-made aguas frescas (watermelon, hibiscus, and more) are delicious by themselves or in several of their innovative cocktails. The dining room is warm, comfortable, and upscale without being stuffy.

Geer Street Garden

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(919) 688-2900
644 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701

Geer Street serves simple, down home food and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Chef/owner Andy McGowan believes that everyday food should be wholesome and delicious. They have a large outdoor patio that's an ideal spot for a pint of beer and a local pasture raised burger. A sampling of their specials: arugula salad with fried oysters, asparagus ravioli with mint pesto, and fried NC flounder with braised artichoke hearts.

The Counting House

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919.956.6760
111 N Corcoran Street
Durham, NC 27701

Inside the newly renovated museum-hotel 21c, The Counting House bridges the world of contemporary visual art (including installations by Jeff Koons, Marcel Duchamp, Hong-Yo Ji, Johnston Foster, and David Mach) and that of cutting-edge cuisine. Surrounded by the work of some of today's greatest artists you can sample their award-winning menu featuring such delightful dishes as fresh mussels and beef tartare, flawless steaks and local pork belly.