Celebrating 19 years of family-friendly fun, Food Lion Speed Street delivers an unprecedented consumer experience to an estimated 400,000 fans by means of live entertainment, access to NASCAR’s brightest stars, and vendor displays from sponsors such as Food Lion, Coca-Cola and Chevrolet. www.facebook.com/foodlionspeedstreet Twitter: @flspeedstreet FREE
Join us in celebrating the Memorial Day weekend with a daylong festival on Sunday, May 26th. The festival kicks off with a 5-mile and 8-mile trail races in the morning, food and beverage options throughout the facility, live music all day and finishes the evening with a stunning fireworks display over the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Free and open to the public
Enjoy sampling various American craft beers at the 2nd annual Brew Stash Bash on Saturday, June 15th. This event provides an opportunity to both taste and learn about our favorite craft brews while enjoying live music performances. The festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. with the Brew Dash, a 6K that winds throughout the USNWC trail system. per Craft Beer card (includes 4 beer samples per card) , non-samplers: free
The xx & Grizzly Bear will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre on Saturday June 15. Tickets go on sale Friday February 15 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, the Fillmore Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.
THE PACKAGE TOUR featuring New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men will play Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte on June 19. Tickets go on sale Saturday February 2 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, the Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone 800-745-3000.
Each Thursday in June the series will feature free performances by various musicians ranging from bluegrass to classical to country and rock music. Held under the oak trees, lunch will be available for or attendees can bring their own. Thursday, June 6, 2013 – White Chocolate Thursday, June 13, 2013 – SoundBarrier Thursday, June 20, 2013 – The Raisin’ Cain Band Thursday, June 27, 2013 – Corey Hunt Band Free
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on July 24. Tickets go on sale Friday March 22 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone 800-745-3000.
The Mrs.Carter Show World Tour Starring BEYONCÉ will play Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte on Saturday July 27. Tickets go on sale Friday February 15 at 10 am at Ticketmaster.com, the Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.
The Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the arrival of the 2013 Summer Event Series. Each event is a free night of family entertainment that will help unite the community Saturday, June 1, 2013 – Tim Clark Band Saturday, June 15, 2013 – Tribute Band Rock Night with Trial by Fire (Journey) & Heart Brigade (Heart) Tuesday, July 2, 2013 – Charlotte Symphony with FIREWORKS Saturday, July 13, 2013 – Darrell Harwood & Gal Friday Saturday, July 27, 2013 – Jim Quick & Coast Line Saturday, August 10, 2013 – A1A with FIREWORKS Free
This new evening live music series will feature free performances by various musicians ranging from bluegrass to classical to country and rock music. Held under the oak trees, participants can enjoy dinner at a local downtown restaurant and an evening of free music and family fun at the park. Please check our website for entertainers scheduled for each evening. Entertainer Dave Scott Crowe and audiences explore the peaks of possibility in this super-charged mix of original music, imagination & amusement aimed at tapping the IMUSINATION. Free
Shannon Lee is the consummate singer/songwriter. Her songs are a personal glimpse into a life lived fully and an exploration of universal themes. Addressing the topics of love, loss, heartache, redemption and family, the stories told in song are as relatable as they are original. Free