David Prather returns to Caffe Driade

We are excited to announce that David Prather will be returning to Caffe Driade on Saturday, October 20th at 8 pm! A Texas born musician, David Prather’s bluegrass band was voted Best Bluegrass band for two years in a row in the Austin Chronicle Music Poll Awards, and he was also voted Third Place in the Best Guitar Player category in those same awards. Currently, he plays in the Triangle area as a single act.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Live music on October 12th!

Join us for live music from Michael Daughtry and the Drift on Friday, October 12th, beginning at 8 pm. Feel free to bring your friends and family!

Michael Daughtry is a singer/songwriter from North Carolina. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in the 90’s, and his music is known to reflect the trials and joys of life.

You can check out some of his music here.

We hope to see you there!

Hurricane Florence Hours

To ensure the safety of our customers and staff, we will be closing at 6pm on Thursday, September 13th and remaining closed all day Friday, September 14th. However, our current plan is to resume our normal late-night hours and be open until midnight on Saturday, September 15th.

Be safe, everyone!

Judy Woodall comes to Caffe Driade

Come out on Saturday, September 22nd from 8:00-11:00 pm to hear Judy Woodall perform here at Caffe Driade! A Virginia native, Woodall seeks to share the beauty that she has experienced in her life in the form of music.

For more information, you can check out her website here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The Drowning Lovers return to Caffe Driade

Join us for live music from The Drowning Lovers on Saturday, September 15th from 8:00-11:00 pm! The Drowning Lovers are a local band playing music with a combination of retro 1950’s, jazz, and blues influences.

You can check out their Facebook page here for more information.

We hope to see you there!

MGL & The Rev

Come check out MGL & The Rev on Saturday, September 8th from 8:00-11:00 pm! MGL & The Rev is a one-person, Chapel Hill-based, electric soul band singing original songs of protest, love, and life.

Can’t wait to see you there!

The Onyx Club Boys are back on August 31st!

We’re excited to announce that Onyx Club Boys, will be joining us again at Caffe Driade on Friday, August 31st! The acoustic string band (violin, guitar, upright bass, and drums) is rooted in the Gypsy Jazz sounds of 1930’s Paris and Stuff Smith’s New York City Swing, and their diverse influences take the music beyond borders. It’s a trip around the world, which will make you swoon, tap your feet, and realize how universally similar music really is.

Enjoy our summer dessert and wine specials or visit the Merry Franksters food truck, which will be serving special tapas menu to pair with our wine offerings! The show is free, food and drink start at 7pm, and the music begins at 8pm. Feel free to bring the family. See you there!

Carrboro Coffee Roasters Memorializes Direct Relationship Farmer Tomas Sosa Calderon

We were saddened to learn that we recently lost a member of our coffee family when long term Direct Relationship farmer Tomas Sosa Calderon passed away in Honduras.

To memorialize Tomas, Carrboro Coffee will donate a percentage of sales of his Finca El Aguacate coffee to his family, to continue his legacy of producing world-class coffee on their farm in Comayaugua. Funds will go to build new drying beds for next years harvest, with an eye towards future programs in their community.
Finca El Aguacate is a past Good Food Award and Cup of Excellence winner and features an orange, floral aroma and subtle apricot acidity. The coffee is available at Open Eye Café, Caffe Driade and Weaver Street Market, at select cafes and restaurants who carry Carrboro Coffee and online at www.shopcarrborocoffee.com. A percentage of sales of this coffee will continue until this, his final crop, has been roasted and packaged.

Join us for weekly Monday night Yoga!

Join us for free yoga and meditation each Monday until August 20th! Cultivate a calmer mindset with 30 minutes of free guided meditation and breath work. No equipment or experience is necessary, and beginners are welcome and encouraged! Feel free to stay and have a beverage before or after meditation!

Join us each week for Nightsound Studios Songwriter Showcase!

Don’t forget every Tuesday from 8:30-10:30 p.m. we have local and regional songwriters from Nightsound Studios for a Songwriting Workshop and Showcase night. Each Songwriter Showcase features 2-4 songwriters and admission is free! Join us for food, drink, and a music experience you won’t want to miss.