For folks who’ve been anxiously awaiting this year’s Breakin’ Convention, here’s something to tide you over until those shenanigans. This is a b-boy/b-girl jam that’s set to go down in the heart of Spirit Square. Drop a move or stand back and be an envious spectator. DJ Justin Aswell spins during the youth and adult competitions and there’s also a Charlotte versus Fayetteville city battle. $5 to enter; $8 to battle
Charlotte’s been hosting some bigger international club soccer names in recent years, and that trend continues this Saturday when Bank of America Stadium plays host to Inter Milan vs. FC Bayern Munich. Despite both teams being without some key players for this international friendly, there promises to be a great atmosphere and plenty of high-level soccer — sorry, futbol. $34-$200
With the demise of Tremont Music Hall and the Chop Shop, Charlotte’s music scene could use some new life. Well, here it is — there’s a new venue in town, opening in the former Bootlegger’s location at the AvidExchange Music Factory. The Underground, owned by Live Nation, will have a 750-person capacity. The first concert is locals only with Fifty Watt Freight Train, Something Clever and The Reason You Stayed. $10
The first ever BBoy/BGirl Jam at Spirit Square uptown, Charlotte! Tron and Bumenthal Performing Arts have teamed up to present (in conjunction with Breakin' Convention) E=mcSquared - an all ages community event to showcase the regional Street Dance culture!
Join us in The Unknown Taproom to tailgate before the FC Bayern Munchen vs Inter Milan soccer match at The Bank of America Stadium! We're only a few blocks away and we've got your game day covered with: **Live Music from DJ Festivus **Food from SOCA mobile eatery **Soccer themed games **Gear Giveaway from Queen City Bavarians **Special beer release Can't make it for the game? We'll have it on too so stay and enjoy a beer or two with us. Cheers!
National Dance Day is a grassroots initiative to encourage the nation, young and old, to move! Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer of So You Think You Can Dance, created this annual event to promote health and self-esteem through the art form of dance. Featuring an array of participatory dance activities. This free event is open to people of all ages and no prior dance experience is necessary for participation.
The Great American Bar Crawl is bringing the largest, and most patriotic party in history to Downtown Charlotte this July 30th. Join us for a day celebrating the birth of our great nation! 20-40http://www.greatamericanbarcrawl.com
Join thousands of participants celebrating the birth of our great nation. Red, White or Blue- we want to party with you! Bust out the star spangled shorts, your Uncle Sam hat, and your American flags and lets show Downtown Charlotte some AMERICAN PRIDE! In true American fashion, this event is going to be a sight to behold. We'll have puzzles and prizes spread out across the venues, great drink specials, and a whole lot of American spirit. $20+
Tochi Bueno Productions in association with JazzNSoul Music presents this show about friendship, family, faith, food, and foolishness. $25-$30
O'Brother is set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression and is loosely based on Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey. In it, three escape convicts seek out a treasure and encounter many obstacles in their path- including pretty set of sirens, a mean old sheriff and his dog, a Cyclops, racists and someone attempting to marry one of their wives! Will get they the treasure they seek, or something better? The Hashbrown Belly Boys are providing the music. NoDa brewery has a full array of their taps available and The Tin Kitchen's “Somethin’s Brewing" will be providing food! Suggested donation of $15, $10 onlinehttp://cotu.ticketleap.com/obro