Rock Out Before You Roll Out. From the famed music scene to the inspired cuisine, it's easy to see why we draw crowds. Franklin Street offers everything from nightclubs, college bars, microbreweries to one of the oldest Chapel Hill landmarks, the Varsity Theatre whose marquis has been shining brightly as a beacon of entertainment for over 50 years. Live music? No problem, Rolling Stone voted the Triangle – Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham – No. 2 on the list of college towns that rock in 2005, citing the Cat’s Cradle as the area’s best venue. Discover a new side of the South!.