General Info


  • Adress: 117 W. Main St. / Durham, NC 27701
  • Phone:(984) 244-7243
  • Twitter@thepinhook
  • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/thpinhook
  • Email: info@thepinhook.com
  • Booking: booking@thepinhook.com
  • You are welcome to bring in food AND your dog.
  • We have a great wireless connection.
  • We have an ATM.
  • We offer our space for rental just contact the email above.
  • If there is an event, the bar will serve as a regular bar until sound
    check or doors. You are welcome to stay and finish your drink and if
    you continue to stay you will be asked to pay the cover
  • The Pinhook has been Durham’s premier 250 cap venue for bands, music, dance parties, basic chilling, and collaborative / creative events for over TEN YEARS. We’ve hosted Dead Prez / Sylvan Esso / The Mountain Goats / The Blow / EMA / Big Freedia / Hiss Golden Messenger / Titus Andronicus / Jens Lekman / Le1f + many more.

    We are a safer space for lgbtqi folks, POC groups, punks, lawyers, cyclists, trivia nerds, and almost everyone else.  We are also a bar, so come after work or early evening and drank w. us (albiet rootbeer or beer beer). We can offer our space for rent, for meetings, for events and for movies – just let us know what you’d like to do here.

    • National Touring Acts— Bands / Drag Queens / MC’s / DJ’s.
    • Monthlies like Drag Shows, Dance Parties, Karaoke, Trivia, Square Dances, Comedy
    • The Greatest Staff
    • Cheap Dranks
    • A Patio Out Back! Our patio is so awesome.

    But the most important thing we have is YOU. The Pinhook is YOUR place. We believe that communities thrive when there is a public place for folks to be themselves, whether on stage or on a barstool, relaxing or rocking out. Come beyou here – unless you are a biggot 🙂