Facebook
Guides & EventsMusicSoundwave

Soundwave: Live Music in Charlotte

November 29-December 13

Get our latest articles in your inbox.

Join over 15,000 Charlotte residents who receive our daily updates



live music at the whitewater center

CHARLOTTE’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE LIVE MUSIC LISTING 

Follow our SOUNDWAVE playlist on Spotify

For venue info, scroll to the bottom of the page

Head to our events page for more things to do in Charlotte

Disclaimer: Genres are subjective and actually quite stupid. If you haven’t heard of a specific artist on this list, Google is your friend.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Keep Flying w/ Thousand Dollar Car, Ruff’Tons (Skylark Social Club)

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Noel & Maria: Home for the Holidays (Booth Playhouse)
  • George Winston (Knight Theater)
  • Prophetic and the Jazz Disciples (Visulite Theatre)

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • MAX w/ VINCINT (The Underground)
  • ¡Bugalú! (Petra’s)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • UaZit w/ Read-Only Time Travel, Mike Venum, Cosmic Guest (The Milestone) 
  • Modern Color w/ TAGABOW, Soft Blue Shimmer, Mofie (Snug Harbor) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Rod Wave (Bojangles Coliseum)

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Dexter Jordan w/ Nia J, Saint Floyd (Snug Harbor) 

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Groove Centric feat. Chae Stephen (Middle C Jazz)

EXPERIMENTAL/CROSS-GENRE

  • Bit Brigade performs Mega Man II & Ducktales (Neighborhood Theatre) 
  • Women’s Winter Showcase feat. Soelle, Tiyane, Nani Layilaa (Petra’s) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • A Day to Remember w/ Wage War (Ovens Auditorium) 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Kendall Street Company w/ Travers Brothership (Amos’ Southend) 
  • Blue October (The Fillmore) 
  • Soen (The Underground) 
  • The Girls w/ Babe Haven, Regence (The Milestone)
  • Paint Fumes w/ Dreamboat, Ground Score, Sweet Boy (Petra’s)
  • Banditos w/ Teddy & the Rough Riders, Amigo (Snug Harbor) 

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Joey Alexander (Middle C Jazz)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICA

  • Kameron Marlowe (Coyote Joe’s) 
  • Jim Lauderdale (Evening Muse)

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • A Very Merry MeSo (SERJ)

CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Charlotte Symphony: Handel’s Messiah (Knight Theater) 

FUNK/JAM BANDS

  • Pluto Gang w/ Secret Formula Band (Visulite Theatre)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Flip Turn w/ Early Eyes (Amos’ Southend) 
  • State Champs (The Fillmore) 
  • Rid of Me w/ Wine Pride, Late Bloomer, Thousandaire (The Milestone)
  • Pet Bug w/ North By North, The Mongos (Petra’s)
  • Pretty Baby w/ Gasp, Wastoid (Snug Harbor) 

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Joey Alexander (Middle C Jazz)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICA

  • NC Bluegrass Jam Night (Birdsong Brewing) 

CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Charlotte Symphony: Handel’s Messiah (Knight Theater) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Tim Baker w/ Eric Slick (Evening Muse) 
  • The Dolly Disco (The Underground) 

FUNK/JAM BANDS

  • Consider the Source w/ Motion, Funkwondo (Heist Brewery & Barrel Arts)
  • Runaway Gin (Phish tribute) (Visulite Theatre)  

EXPERIMENTAL/CROSS-GENRE

  • Sometime in February w/ Subvertigo, St. Jupiter, Swae (The Milestone) 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Johnny Burgin (Neighborhood Theatre) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Release the Pressure (Crown Station) 
  • Hazy Sunday (Petra’s) 

CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Charlotte Symphony: Handel’s Messiah (Knight Theater) 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

OPEN MIC

  • Find Your Muse Open Mic feat. Rupert Wates (Evening Muse)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • Margo Price (Neighborhood Theatre) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Brett Milstead (Birdsong Brewing) 

JAZZ/BLUES

  • The Bill Hanna Legacy Jazz Session (Petra’s)

HOLIDAY

  • A Very Dave Barnes Christmas (Booth Playhouse) 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Allman Family Revival (Ovens Auditorium) 

LATIN/REGGAE/WORLD

  • Daddy Yankee (Spectrum Center) 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Jinjer (The Fillmore) 
  • Tim Reynolds TR3 w/ Joe Lawlor, Kristen Rae Bowden (Neighborhood Theatre) 

EXPERIMENTAL/CROSS-GENRE

  • Quinn Rash w/ Physical Digital, Complaint Club (Snug Harbor) 

OPEN MIC

  • Tosco Music Open Mic (Evening Muse)
  • Singer/Songwriter Open Mic (The Rooster) 

HOLIDAY

  • Debbie Gibson’s Winterlicious (Knight Theater) 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Machine Head (The Fillmore) 
  • Slothrust w/ Tongues of Fire (Snug Harbor) 

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • HARDY (Coyote Joe’s)
  • Noah Guthrie & Good Trouble w/ Kenny George Band (Evening Muse)
  • John R. Miller w/ Taylor Kingman (Neighborhood Theatre)

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Street Life (Joe Sample & the Crusaders tribute) (Middle C Jazz)

HOLIDAY

  • All-Star Regional Jazz Orchestra: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing (Booth Playhouse) 

OPEN MIC

  • Open Mic Night w/ Chase Brown & Aleeia “Sug” Bolton Brown of Briarcliff Sessions (Tommy’s Pub)

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Storytellers w/ OG Bey Harris (The Rooster) 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Without Waves w/ Fault Union, Sond (The Milestone)
  • Bask w/ Cosmic Reaper, Stormwatchers (Snug Harbor) 
  • Jump Little Children w/ Francis Cone (Visulite Theatre) 
  • Tell Me Lies (Fleetwood Mac tribute) (Amos’ Southend) 
  • The Body Bags w/ No More People, Gurthworm (Tommy’s Pub)
  • The Menders w/ World Sauntering Day (The Rooster)

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Connie Han (Middle C Jazz)
  • Tab Benoit & the Dirty Dozen Brass Band (Neighborhood Theatre) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • NiiTO (Evening Muse)

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Jason Scavone w/ Solis, Evan Miller (Petra’s)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • HARDY (Coyote Joe’s)
  • Jim Avett (Evening Muse) 

HOLIDAY

  • All-Star Regional Jazz Orchestra: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing (Booth Playhouse) 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • At War w/ Nemesis, No Anger Control, Oblivion Throne (The Milestone) 
  • Bakalao Stars w/ Los Acoustic Guys (Snug Harbor) 
  • Dovecage w/ Two Eyes Open, Neptune Flyer, HENA Music (Tommy’s Pub)
  • Bullet the Blue Sky (U2 tribute) w/ Fix You (Coldplay tribute) (Amos’ Southend) 
  • Same As It Ever Was (Talking Heads tribute) (Visulite Theatre) 
  • Women of Rock feat. Lilith Rising, Severed Blaze, CutThroat Suzy (The Rooster) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Southern Soul Music Festival (Ovens Auditorium)
  • Blckfriend w/ OG Spliff, NU-WRLD (Evening Muse)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • HARDY (Coyote Joe’s)
  • Kelsey Waldon w/ Abby Hamilton (Evening Muse)
  • Ian Noe (Neighborhood Theatre)

JAZZ/BLUES

  • Gena Chambers & Mandyl Evans (Middle C Jazz)

HOLIDAY

  • All-Star Regional Jazz Orchestra: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing (Booth Playhouse) 
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Spectrum Center) 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Hey Revolver w/ Bog Loaf, Occult Fracture (The Milestone) 
  • Aloha Broha w/ Dial Drive (The Milestone) 
  • Death Of August Fear of the Unknown Album Anniversary Show (Tommy’s Pub) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Ballantyne School of Music: Winter Jam ‘22 (Amos’ Southend) 

HOLIDAY

  • Mindi Abair w/Vincent Ingala, Lindsey Webster, Adam Hawley (Middle C Jazz) 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

JAZZ/BLUES

  • The Bill Hanna Legacy Jazz Session (Petra’s)

OPEN MIC

  • Find Your Muse Open Mic w/ Alexa Jenson (Evening Muse)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Tail Light Rebellion w/ The Whiskey Predicament (The Milestone) 
  • Special Interest w/ Patois Counselors (Snug Harbor)

To buy tickets or find more info on shows, visit the venue websites here:

Amos’ Southend; 1423 S. Tryon St.; 704-595-7585

Belk Theater; 130 N. Tryon St.; 704-372-1000

Birdsong Brewing; 1016 N. Davidson St.; 704-332-1810

Bojangles’ Coliseum; 2700 E. Independence Blvd.; 704-372-3600

Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre; 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.; 704-549-1292

Comet Grill; 2224 Park Road; 704-371-4300

Coyote Joe’s; 4621 Wilkinson Blvd.; 704-399-4946

Crown Station; 3629 N. Davidson St.; 704-210-9949

Evening Muse; 3227 N. Davidson St., 704-376-3737

Event Masterz; 8334 Arrowridge Blvd., Suite I; 704-372-1000

The Fillmore; 820 Hamilton St.; 704-916-8970

Heist Brewery & Barrel Arts; 1030 Woodward Ave.; 704-595-3111 

Knight Gallery at Spirit Square; 345 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Knight Theater; 430 S. Tryon St.; 704-372-1000

Lunchbox Records; 825 Central Ave.; 704-331-0788

McGlohon Theater; 345 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Middle C Jazz; 300 S. Brevard St.; 704-337-8001

The Milestone Club; 3400 Tuckaseegee Road; 704-398-0472

Neighborhood Theatre; 511 E. 36th St.; 704-942-7997

Ovens Auditorium; 2700 E. Independence Blvd.; 704-372-3600

Petra’s; 1919 Commonwealth Ave.; 704-332-6608

PNC Music Pavilion; 707 Pavilion Blvd.; 704-549-5555

Primal Brewery; 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville; 704-947-2920

The Rooster; 334 W. Main Ave., Gastonia; 704-616-0291

SERJ; 2906 Central Ave.; 704-917-9308

Skylark Social Club; 2131 Central Ave.; 980-236-8342

Smokey Joe’s Café; 510 Briar Creek Road; 704-338-9380

Snug Harbor; 1228 Gordon St.; info@snugrock.com

Spectrum Center; 333 E. Trade St.; 704-688-9000

Stage Door Theater; 155 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Tommy’s Pub; 3124 Eastway Drive, Suite 710; 980-229-7663

Thomas Street Tavern; 1218 Thomas Ave.; 704-376-1622

The Underground; 820 Hamilton St.; 704-916-8970

Visulite Theatre; 1615 Elizabeth Ave.; 704-358-9200

World Nightclub; 900 NC Music Factory Blvd.; 980-207-2197


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button