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Downtown Durham is full of great places to eat and entertain yourself and The Bullpen is right in the center of it all. In late 2016, Heavenly Buffaloes and Bull Durham Beer came together to create a taproom in the shadow of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. If you need somewhere to gather everyone together and have a pre-game drink, or if you want to celebrate a Bulls win with some of Durham’s best wings, we’re the place.

The Bullpen is also right next to the Durham Performing Arts Center and the American Tobacco Campus, so it’s convenient to the best nightlife in town. With a great location, Bull Durham Beer Co.’s locally-crafted brews, live music, and the best wings in town, make sure you visit The Bullpen next time you’re in town.

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Server Serving Beer and Wings at The Bullpen in Durham, NC

Our Taproom

Check out our Taproom, with a killer ever-changing beer program featuring both “Home Team” favorites, Bull Durham Beer Co., and select “Visiting Team” features. Our Taproom is the spot to enjoy a beer while enjoying live blues music, some wings, or as part of a night at a Bulls game or DPAC show.

Our Menu

We are proud to serve Heavenly Buffaloes Wings, voted Indy Week’s Best of Triangle award for best wings in Durham County. Grab a seat and check out our signature wings and beer pairings.

People Playing Pinball in the Game Room at The Bullpen in Durham, NC

Our Game Room

The Bullpen has a fully-equipped game room for you and your buds to experience some nostalgia and competition. We have some of the classic pinball games you know and love, as well as a pool table, and other games. Close out a tough Monday by stopping by, enjoying an evening of free pinball and pool.

Events

Our events page is updated constantly, so check back frequently for what we are up to on any given week. You can always expect great, local music for free, most nights. Mondays are free play on all our pinball machines and pool. Visit us at The Bullpen on the side of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and enjoy the exciting events we have planned today.

June 2017

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  • Diane Carter Band
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  • Abe Reid
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  • Alabama Slim and Ernie Vincent
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  • The Ginger Snaps
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  • Runaway Party
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  • Zoocrü
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  • Music Maker Blue Revue featuring Albert White, Eddie Tigner and Lil Joe
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  • Live Band Karaoke with Bob Stephens
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  • Tim and Susan Wells
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  • Abe Reid
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  • Glorifying Vines
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  • Matt Walsh
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  • Woolly's Big Blues Jam
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  • Kristi Dixon
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  • Harvey Dalton Arnold
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  • Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen
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  • Thomas Rhyant's Sam Cooke Revue
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  • Kristen Marion
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  • The Tan and Sober Gentlemen
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  • Eric Deaton Hill Country Blues
Music Maker Relief Foundation

Our twice weekly blues nights are brought to you by the Music Maker Relief Foundation which sets out to preserve the American art form of Blues and celebrates its impact on our culture.

Heavenly Buffaloes

Heavenly Buffaloes is the local eatery, voted best wings in Durham County by Indy Week's Best of Triangle.The Bullpen is proud to have Heavenly Buffaloes as our featured menu.

Bull Durham Beer Co

Proudly serving Bull Durham Beer Co beers. Check out what's on tap.