Battle of Bands is a contest in which two or more bands compete for the title of "best band". There are two winners and they are determined by a panel of judges, and the general response of the audience. Judges pick wins a gig at Alive After Five and audience pick wins $500 cash. Support local music for a good cause. Ticket proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. $5 cover at the door. For details, email KRoper@StrikeCityCharlotte.com $5
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
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.
Hosted by Nashville Recording Artist Brett Greer, Tommy's Pub has provided a platform for Charlotte musicians and songwriters to come play, sing and bounce musical ideas off of each other for the past four years. We have a solid core of musicians, rooted in country, bluegrass, folk, alternative/classic/southern rock, and blues genres who gather every week. **FREE**
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
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 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.
An ego-free, judgement-free Open Mic for artists of all levels. Includes spoken word, music, stand-up/sketch comedy, and more. Artists and/or photographers may also set up displays of their work. Free
Open Mic Night! Bring your Instuments, Trax, and Voice! free