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Soundwave: Live Music in Charlotte

January 11-January 25, 2022

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CHARLOTTE’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE LIVE MUSIC LISTING 

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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, JANUARY 11

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Allen Stone (The Underground) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC

  • Ondas Do Brasil (Petra’s)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Jocelyn & Chris w/ Falllift (Neighborhood Theatre) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Phaze Gawd w/ B-Villainous, Pet Bug (Snug Harbor)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 13

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Pullover (Online broadcast hosted by Neighborhood Theatre)  

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL

  • Brandon Stevens (Middle C Jazz)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • Adam Ezra Group (Neighborhood Theatre)

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Prolix w/ Jade, Mob Tactics (SERJ) 

OPEN MIC

  • Open Mic Night w/ Chase & Sugg (Tommy’s Pub)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 14

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Neil Jackson Band (Amos’ Southend)
  • Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill) 
  • Leaving for Arizona w/ Sunday Boxing, Fantomex, Hey Richard (The Milestone) 
  • Tim Reynolds TR3 (Neighborhood Theatre) 
  • Wolves X4 w/ Neckscars, Celebration Summer, Totally Slow (Skylark Social Club)
  • Seven Day Haze EP release party w/ Kyle Kelly Band, Red Dress Amy (Snug Harbor) 
  • Hope Nicholls’ Birthday Bash feat. It’s Snakes, Space Daddy & The Galactic Go-Go’s, Them Pants, Kadey Ballard (Tommy’s Pub) 
  • Seth Winters Band (Thomas Street Tavern) 
  • Courtney Lynn & Quinn w/ Late Night Special, Ryan Armstrong (Visulite Theatre) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Anderson East (The Fillmore) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL

  • JazzArts Charlotte presents Bird Lives (Stage Door Theater)
  • Charlotte Symphony presents Mahler Symphony No. 9 (Belk Theater)
  • The Lovell Bradford Trio feat. Dawn Anthony (Middle C Jazz) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Drayton Farley w/ Jonathan Peyton (Evening Muse) 
  • Jon Ward Beyle (Primal Brewery) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Pip the Pansy w/ Florecita (Evening Muse) 
  • Ashlyn Uribe w/ Name Unknown, DJ Javes (Petra’s)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 15

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Baroness (The Milestone) 
  • Citizen Cope (Neighborhood Theatre) 
  • Sail the Rain w/ Rest Ashore, Sometime in February, Jordyn Zaino (Petra’s) 
  • Reed Turchi (Thomas Street Tavern)

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Sidewinder w/ Shotgun Saints (Amos’ Southend) 
  • AfroPop! Charlotte (Crown Station) 
  • SAINTED feat. DJ Fannie Mae (The Underground) 
  • Crystal Skies (SERJ)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL

  • JazzArts Charlotte presents Bird Lives (Stage Door Theater)
  • Charlotte Symphony presents Mahler Symphony No. 9 (Belk Theater)
  • Sam Fribush Organ Trio (Evening Muse) 
  • The Lovell Bradford Trio feat. Dawn Anthony (Middle C Jazz) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Liam Pendergrass (Primal Brewery)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Oberlin w/ Rugg, Flat Out Insult, Dylan Innes (The Milestone) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL

  • Jay D. Jones: Classic ‘70s (Middle C Jazz)

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Hazy Sunday (Petra’s)

MONDAY, JANUARY 17

OPEN MIC

  • Find Your Muse Open Mic (Evening Muse) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Bill Hanna Legazy Jazz Session (Petra’s)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 18

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Cory Branan w/ Andy Bilinski (Evening Muse)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Nonpoint w/ Dropout Kings (Amos’ Southend) 
  • Illusions of Grandeur w/ Offensive, Detest the Throne, Messy Stains (The Milestone)

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Phaze Gawd w/ FOKIE Dope, Dotwav (Snug Harbor)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Indigo de Souza w/ Truth Club (Amos’ Southend) 
  • Zephyrantes w/ Wild Trees (The Milestone)
  • Sports (Neighborhood Theatre)
  • The New Creatures w/ North by North, David Taylor & the Tallboys (Snug Harbor) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Shelley Ruffin (Middle C Jazz) 

BLUES/FUNK/JAM BANDS

  • Hipgnostic (streaming broadcast hosted by Neighborhood Theatre)

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Carolina Songwriters Showcase w/ David Childers (Petra’s)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill) 
  • Abyssal Frost w/ Holyroller, Grave Next Door, MNRVA, Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwolf (The Milestone) 
  • Tiny City w/ Juniper Avenue, Caffeine Daydream (Petra’s)
  • Punk Rock Pizza Party feat. On the Cinder, Pink Eye, Sibannac, Bog Loaf, Good Good Grief, Dead Senate (Skylark Social Club) 
  • Are You In? (Incubus tribute) w/ American Theory (Amos’ Southend) 

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA

  • Jason Isbell w/ Adia Victoria (Ovens Auditorium) 
  • Corey Smith w/ Simerson Hill (Coyote Joe’s) 
  • Urban Soil (Thomas Street Tavern) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Natalie Carr (Evening Muse) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC/DJ

  • Two Friends (The Fillmore) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Charlotte Symphony presents Spaced Out (Knight Theater)
  • Quiana Parler feat. Charlton Singleton (Middle C Jazz)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Sam Burchfield & the Scoundrels w/ Taylor Winchester (Evening Muse)
  • Donnie Doolittle w/ Worsen, Guilty View (The Milestone) 
  • The Wormholes w/ Ancient Cities, Pleasure House (Neighborhood Theatre) 
  • Signal Fire w/ Seranation (Skylark Social Club) 
  • Gasp w/ Faye (Snug Harbor) 
  • James McMurtry w/ BettySoo (Visulite Theatre) 

HIP-HOP/SOUL/R&B

  • Terminator X of Public Enemy (Crown Station) 
  • Salute the Soldier w/ RacetrackA$h (Evening Muse) 

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC

  • The Breakfast Club (’80s retro band) (Amos’ Southend) 
  • Dissonance/Resonance feat. Raph, Starlitmire, Brennan Fowler, Stand Gibson, Micah Troublefield (Petra’s) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Charlotte Symphony presents Harry Potter (Knight Theater)
  • Charlotte Symphony presents Spaced Out (Knight Theater)
  • Quiana Parler feat. Charlton Singleton (Middle C Jazz) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Tonya Wood (Primal Brewery)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 23

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • School of Rock Cornelius Seasonal Showcase (Amos’ Southend)
  • Jackson Stokes Band w/ Ross Osteen Band (Evening Muse) 
  • Batty w/ True Lilith, Physical.Digital, Feelings Club (The Milestone) 

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL

  • Gino Castillo & the Cuban Cowboys w/ Iliana Rose (Middle C Jazz)

POP/DANCE/ELECTRONIC

  • Alaska Thunderfuck (Neighborhood Theatre) 

SINGER-SONGWRITER/ACOUSTIC

  • Sam on Sunday w/ Friends (Petra’s)

MONDAY, JANUARY 24

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • I Met a Yeti w/ Makoto (The Milestone)

OPEN MIC

  • Find Your Muse Open Mic (Evening Muse)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25

ROCK/PUNK/METAL

  • Set It Off (The Fillmore) 
  • JD Simo w/ GA-20 (Neighborhood Theatre

OPEN MIC

  • Bold Music Open Mic (Evening Muse)

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

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

Brooklyn Lounge; 225 N. Caldwell St.; 704-941-1015

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

EastSide Local Eatery; 3102 Eastway Drive; 980-585-2957

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

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

Free Range Brewing; 2320 N. Davidson St.; 980-201-9096

Hattie’s Tap & Tavern; 2918 The Plaza; 980-983-6228

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

Rí Rá Irish Pub; 208 N. Tryon St.; 704-333-5554

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


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