Pinky Verde “Pinky Verde is a project by multi-instrumentalist and producer Heather Jensen. They are from Wilmington, NC (now based in Durham) and their music has been described as "hazy, mysterious indie rock". In a live setting you will hear dreamy, finger-picking electric guitar and delicate vocals with solid drums to back it up.” The Draft Dodgers “Formerly known as Tennis Elbow, The Draft Dodgers combine post-punk with jazz chords to make pop hooks so good that you'll get out…Find out more
Celebrating our space and our staff with the return of the 6th Annual XXXMas Party-- now in July! All body types are safe and celebrated. Bedroom attire required for this themed party. Leather, mesh, vinyl, lingerie, nightgowns, and more are encouraged. This adult party is 21+ exclusively.Find out more
Arrow is baaaaaack! Our monthly Queeryoke is blessed to be hosted by the best and Arrow is ready to get y'all outta your seats and in front of a mic sangin' and dancin'! Doors at 8, sign up starts immediately and singing starts once we have a few sign-ups. We'll go until the party stops. $3 cover at the door and 21+ as always.Find out more
No, But 4 Real is a dance party that celebrates bass, sweat and escapism.
Join local DJs Miss Ashley, MÖRQ and Casual Pesto for a night of tech house, bass house and deep house.
The party begins at 10:00 p.m.
Ruby Deluxe is for folks that enjoy being queer and/or being around queer people.
Also, vibe with consent.
Lotsa sweet people missed out on the chance to go out and celebrate another year of life while in quarantine. For our Aries friends... y'all missed two! So we're having a kegger and letting y'all dress up, hang out, request songs, and dance all night to make up for lost time. Buy a cup for $10 and fill up throughout the evening (while supplies last) or let us make you something fun! $3 at the door, 21+, birthday sashes, crowns,…Find out more
Lilith Flair continues with all of it's usual flair and more! As per always, hosted by the illustrious Marco Andro Carter with a phenomenal rotating cast. This month features Dustin Reams, Star Sirius, Princess Lola, and Ellis D. The doors open at 8 and the show starts at 9:30 so get here early to catch every moment of the magic. This show is $10 and 21+Find out more
Shermar Akili Davis, known professionally by his mononym Shermar, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multimedia artist. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina he has three siblings. “I was raised in an environment that encouraged thinking for self, but considering all perspectives. Within my home, there was a genuine appreciation for all types of music and creative expression.” Shermar credits the Carolina region as a great influence on his point of view as an artist. There, he studied media…Find out more
Brutal Jr are back in the sparkle dungeon to bring you the official release of their newest album, "Party Garbage." The show will be supported by Vacant Company and feature live performances by Derelict and Ruby Liqueur. Join us in celebrating this release and throwing a not-so-garbage party! DOORS AT 8, SHOW AT 8:30, TICKETS FOR $12 ONLINE OR AT THE DOOR. MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT THIS EVENT.Find out more
GHOSTT BLLONDE is a rowdy mess of gutter-glam, disco-twang, with a healthy dose of trash-can-pop
Raleigh based duo MILK BREATH described as “70s, L.A., experimental protopunk.” Kind of like Velvet Underground meets the White Stripes meets The Screamers meets....Dick Dale? But also not like that at all.Find out more
Naomi Dix and Stormie Daie of Durham’s House of Coxx are on their road Tour and they are blessing the children with a show, and Ruby Deluxe is their first stop. Opening act NunAfterHours, and special guest Alexandria The Rabbit join the rodeo. So don’t miss out on this standoff because these gals will be kicking up a lot of dirt.”Find out more
Join Alex Thee Rabbit in celebrating Leo Season and her 29th Solar Return. Featuring performances by Alex Thee Rabbit and Espi O Najj. DJ Yamillionaire will provide the soundscape to this fiery celebration. Doors at 8! Leo's get in for $3, everyone else $6. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.Find out more
Spookstina... It's alright Ma, it's only witchcraft Saxodrone is a new solo act of ambient soundscapes, drone music, and free jazz. Using a small array of guitar pedals, the saxophone is transformed into an ensemble of evolving energies. Each improvisational performance is an ebullient display of color and control.Find out more
Come celebrate Queen Bey on her day of birth. Alex Thee Rabbit hosting with Espi O. Najj, Kimora Brooks, Ebony Valetino and Izzy A Star.Find out more
Good Dog Nigel is a Rock & Roll band with touches of busted pop and sparkling elements of twee, twang, and boogie. The Implied Sunrise, Good Dog Nigel’s latest EP, is an invitation to set aside your "certainties" and celebrate the curiousness that runs parallel to the human condition.Find out more
Ruby Deluxe 12 pm – 5 pm **Proof of Vaccination Required for Entry** You Can Vote registering voters! Surprise Guest!! (12:00) VAXXERS (1:00) BANGZZ (2:00) Dissimilar South (3:00) Beauty World (4:00) Proof of Vaccination Required for Entry, Masks Required Indoors + Recommended for Outside Space *the debut of the Ruby Deluxe Off The Chart Hot Dog Cart*Find out more
For the 11th time, The Layabout and Churchkey Records are proud to present… ¡QUE VIVA! a Hopscotch dayparty now at RUBY DELUXE! **PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED** sponsored by the good folks at The Blotter All outdoors! FREE and no wristband required but please bring proof of vaccination for entry 4:30 Spider Bags 3:30 Wednesday (AVL) 2:30 Tall Juan (Rockaway Beach, NY) 1:30 Bangzz 12:30 Google DollsFind out more
Well whaddaya know? I'm hosting a THIRD day party and this one's a reeeeal rocker. Featuring some of my favorite local gems alongside some crown jewels of the Carolinas, this party is so special to my heart. I couldn't have been blessed with a better line-up. Literally! So here's the deal: doors at 12, show at 12:30, GOUGE WRESTLING ON THE SET CHANGE, free and 21+! This day party is a feast for all the senses on this glittering Saturday.…Find out more
Josephine Gore grew up singing in Spring Hill Baptist Church alongside her father who was the church pianist and deacon. The daddy-daughter duo performed extensively at churches and revivals throughout southeastern North Carolina. Church audiences were enthralled with the four-year-old's ability to memorize an entire catalog of hymns and spirituals. She was the little girl with the big voice. As a teenager, she would plunder through her grandfather's record collection, playing albums by Mahalia Jackson, Ray Charles, James Brown and…Find out more
Lilith Flair is back! Now with more flair (again)! Hosted by Aquamarine Liqueur, this event will feature the return of Dique Humor, the talents of Domosapien, and a first time performance from Gigi! Doors at 8, show at 9:30, come one come all! Masks and proof of vaxxx required.Find out more