Don’t hide inside just because winter is here and temps have dropped! Get the New Year started right instead!

Here’s a quick primer on what’s happening around Fayetteville during the first month of the New Year!


Top Events


Air Supply

Jan. 20
Crown Complex

Relive the 80s for one night only with Australian supergroup Air Supply at the Crown Complex! Spanning a 40-year career, the musical duo will have fans screaming in their seats for days gone by! Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster and the Crown Complex ticket office.


Air Supply


31st Annual MLK Worship Service

Jan. 14-15
Lewis Chapel MBC / Crown Complex

Participate in two days of festivities as part of the 31st Annual MLK Worship Service, Brunch & Youth Talent Showcase in honor of the late Martin Luther King Jr.! Sunday will include a worship service at Lewis Chapel MBC.

Monday includes a prayer brunch and youth talent show at the Crown Complex. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Everyone is welcome. For tickets or more information, visit


MLK Prayer Breakfast





A Strings Serenade - A Collaboration with Brendan Slocumb

Jan. 20
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Fayetteville native/violinist Brendan Slocumb joins the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra for a particular string performance at Friendship Baptist Church.

Selections from renowned composers Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery, and Daniel Bernard Roumain will be performed. Vivaldi’s “Concerto for 4 Violins” and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” are also slated.


Brendan Slocumb

Paddy & Bill LIVE

Jan. 27
Paddy’s Irish Public House

Enjoy a super-rare concert by local musical celebrities Bill & Paddy as they take the stage for an intimate night of music for loyal fans! The duo includes lead singer Patrick (Paddy) Gibney and classically trained violinist Bill Ayerbe, a long-time veteran of the North Carolina and South Carolina music scenes.  


Bill and Paddy





Legacy of a Woman Private Screening of The Color Purple

Jan. 6
Omni Cinemas

Join Vocal 4 Local for a red-carpet private screening of the classic sisterhood film, The Color Purple, at the Omni Cinemas. Daughters, mothers, sisters, and grandmothers wearing purple for the day will come together for a rented-out screening, prayer circle, and day of female empowerment.


The Color Purple





Fayetteville Fury vs Albany Aces

Jan. 13
Crown Complex

Get tickets for the first home Fury soccer game of the New Year! Your hometown professional indoor soccer team takes on the Albany Aces at the Crown Complex. Single and season tickets are on sale now!


Fayetteville Fury


Marksmen Hockey

Crown Complex

Scream and shout for your favorite hometown professional hockey team as the Fayetteville Marksmen take on all comers during January! This month’s theme nights include Star Wars and Disney! So, get your tickets and get ready to show your fan support all night long!


Fayetteville Marksmen





Comedy at the Cameo

Jan. 26
Cameo Art House Theatre

The Locals Comedy group takes over the Cameo Art House Theatre stage for another night of Comedy at the Cameo on Friday, Jan. 26! This month’s featured comedian is Hulin Sanders, along with headlining act Trish Smart! Doors open at 7:30!


Comedy at the Cameo


Comedy & Cocktails with Charles Ozuna and Aaron Ransom

Jan. 11
The Church Entertainment Lounge

Attend Comedy & Cocktails on Thursday nights for a fun night of open mic and professional stand-up comedy! This week’s headliner is New Jersey comedian Charles Ozuna, with featured act Aaron Ransom out of Raleigh.


Comedy & Cocktails