Playing the Cradle


If you are interested in booking a show with us, please follow these steps:

1. Send us a package!

Address your package to:

Cat’s Cradle
Attn: Derek Powers
300 E. Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510

Include the following:

  • A demo or your latest release
  • Contact info (name, address, phone number, address, email)
  • A photo and any favorable press you’ve gotten
  • Dates you are looking to play in the area (include more than one!)


2. Follow up with a phone call two weeks later!

We get a lot of packages in the mail, so please be patient; we will listen to your demo! Booking calls are taken between 1:30 and 4:30pm on Wednesdays only! Call 919.967.9053 and ask for Derek or Frank. ┬áIf you have to call any other time, leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. You may also send email regarding bookings to

Keep in mind we sometimes book months in advance!