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The most comprehensive list of live music that you’ll find in Charlotte. Local acts are in bold. 

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AUGUST 28

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
August Residency – A Family Affair: Habibi, Fruit & Flowers, DJ Scott Weaver (Snug Harbor)
Jeff Kujan, Psych Ops, Mama Tried (The Milestone)
Nick Thomas (Amos’ Southend)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Open Mic/Open Jam (Comet Grill)
Josh Daniels, Jeremy Shaw (Smokey Joe’s)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Allan Harris Jazz Trio (Evening Muse)


AUGUST 29

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Secret Nudist Friends, Broke Jokes, Wine Pride, Amity Pointe (The Milestone)
Open Mic Night (Tommy’s Pub)
Shana Blake (Smokey Joe’s)
Midnight North (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Kris Atoms (Comet Grill)
The Abbey Elmore Band (Tin Roof)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
A Different Thread (Evening Muse)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Le Bang (Snug Harbor)
Jump Off (Crown Station)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
BC, SWVNN, Jxy True, Fredthegxd, Duhart, Damartheemcee, DJ Marc Spano (Petra’s)
Lil Keed, Lil Gotit, Slimelife Shawty, Paper Lovee (Underground)


AUGUST 30

POP
Jesus Adrian Romero (Ovens Auditorium)

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
The Adicts (Underground)
Peter Frampton, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening (PNC Music Pavilion)
Hylynd, Pip the Pansy (Evening Muse)
Hipgnostic, One Big Love (Evening Muse)
Skewed, TKO Faith Healer, Wild Trees (Snug Harbor)
DeCarlo, The L.A. Maybe (Amos’ Southend)
Identikit, Dinner Rabbits, It’s Snakes, Joules (The Milestone)
Stereotype, Cardfall (Tin Roof)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Delbert McClinton, The Hazlegroves (Neighborhood Theatre)
Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill)
The Volts (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Thirsty Horses (RiRa)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Mirror Moves (Petra’s)
Friendship Friday with Mo! (The Milestone)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Yung Blaza’s Hip Hop Rodeo (Tommy’s Pub)
Busta Rhymes (Fillmore)


AUGUST 31

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Daddy’s Beemer, Whitehall, The Business People, Daddy Lion (The Milestone)
Travers Brothership, Swim In the Wild (Neighborhood Theatre)
Central American Night: Grupo Salbers de la Costa Chica, AV Alvarado, Fruia Tropikal, DJ Hermida (Snug Harbor)
The Backbones, Paul Maraio (Tommy’s Pub)
OMD – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (Fillmore)
Modern Moxie, Youngster, Brian Robert (Petra’s)
Marbin with Ben DeLaurentis (Evening Muse)
Shaw Davis, The Black Ties (Evening Muse)
Kobra and the Lotus (Amos’ Southend)
Sebastian Bach (Amos’ Southend)
Selah Dubb with Bert Wray Solo (Smokey Joe’s)
Heroes at Last (RiRa)
Jesse Frizsell (Primal Brewery)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
#LocalOnly Saturday with DJ Teddy & Mike Boyer (The Milestone)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
The Contenders (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Leebo (Comet Grill)
Hipshack (Tin Roof)
Seventy-Six & Sunny (Tin Roof)


SEPTEMBER 1

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Lassyu, His Hem, Middleasia, Deaf Andrews (The Milestone)
Metal Church Sunday Service (The Milestone)
Chocala: Debut Album Release Party, Lincka, DJ Shaanti (Neighborhood Theatre)
The Unknowns, Cherry Bomb, Colorblind (Amos’ Southend)
Durand Jones and the Indications (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill)
Jerry Jacobs Band (Tin Roof)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Bone Snugs-N-Harmony (Snug Harbor)
The Art of Afrobeats Charlotte, Vol.2: Steve Nizzo, Christian Quee, The Dynamic DJ Kato (Crown Station)

ROOTS/BLUES/INTERNATIONAL
Open Bluegrass w/Greg M Clarke & Friends (Tommy’s Pub)
Intocable (Fillmore)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Bill Hannah’s Jazz Session (Petra’s)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Hazy Sunday (Petra’s)


SEPTEMBER 2

POP
Piano Bar Karaoke & Sing Along with Ryan Stamey (Petra’s)

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Jamorah (Smokey Joe’s)
Evil Engines, Mercury Dimes, Sunday Boxing (Thomas Street Tavern)
Open Mic Night: Julie Dean (Legion Brewing)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Jazz Mondays (Crown Station)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Them Sedgefield Boys (Comet Grill)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Reflexions: Dark Wave/New Wave Dance Party: Valentine, Sanity, Ana, Tech Bat (Tommy’s Pub)


SEPTEMBER 3

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
The Alarm, Modern English, Gene Loves Jezebel (Neighborhood Theatre)
Smokin’ Js Open Jam (Smokey Joe’s)
Musician Open Mic (Crown Station)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)
Jason Charles Miller, Roger Hodges (Evening Muse)
Uptown Unplugged: Rotie Salley (Tin Roof)


SEPTEMBER 4

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
September Residency: Futurists, Jordyn Zaino (Snug Harbor)
Nikki Hill (Neighborhood Theatre)
Nghtmre, Slander, Seven Lions, The Glitch Mob (CMCU Amphitheatre)
Tosco Music Open Mic (Evening Muse)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Open Mic/Open Jam (Comet Grill)
Josh Daniels, Jeremy Shaw (Smokey Joe’s)

ROOTS/BLUES/INTERNATIONAL
Bugalú – Old School Latin Boogie Dance Party (Petra’s)


SEPTEMBER 5

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Taking Meds, Amity Pointe, Stress Fractures, Problem Addict (The Milestone)
Le Bang: Ol’ Sport, Proper., Alfred (Snug Harbor)
Scatter Shot, Box Ghost, Played By Kings (Skylark Social Club)
Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies (PNC Music Pavilion)
Sweat Transfer, The Hollywood Horses, Thousand Dollar Movie (Petra’s)
RYLY, Tyler Jarvis (Evening Muse)
Shana Blake (Smokey Joe’s Café)
Revelry Soul (Tin Roof)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Jump Off (Crown Station)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Aaron Lewis, Ben Danaher (Fillmore)
Winston Ramble (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Jason Moss & the Hosses (Comet Grill)


SEPTEMBER 6

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Elonzo Wesley: Album Release (Neighborhood Theatre)
Mega Bog, Warm Red, Zodiac Lovers (Snug Harbor)
HellFire Choir (Tommy’s Pub)
Big Al & David Childers Songs & Art (Petra’s)
Side Hustle, Darren and the Buttered Toast (Evening Muse)
Head Games-Foreigner Tribute (Amos’ Southend)
Lisa De Novo (Wild Wing Café – Epicentre)
9daytrip (Smokey Joe’s Cafe)
Bald Brotherhood (RiRa)
Act II, Michael Rotundo (Tin Roof)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Courtney Lynn and Quinn (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Emily Scott Robinson, Abigail Dowd (Evening Muse)
Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (The Fat Parrots Bar & Grill)
Blow Your Head (Snug Harbor)
Open Decks (Skylark Social Club)

RAP/HIP HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Flying Lotus (Fillmore)


SEPTEMBER 7

POP
12th Annual Spasta! Greek Night: DJ Sheltz, Thanasti, Kosta X (Visulite Theatre)

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
True Lilith, Fortezza, The Walbournes, Jordyn Zaino (The Milestone)
The Dirty Guv’nahs, Zander (Neighborhood Theatre)
7th Grade Girl Fight, Party Battleship, Sunset Cassette (Tommy’s Pub)
Avatar, ‘68, Like Machines (Underground)
Trisha Paytas (Amos’ Southend)
2019 End of Summer Jam: City Lights Drive, Pushbutton Apolalypse, The Phantom Friends, Oak Wind, The Dirty Low Down (Amos’ Southend)
Heroes at Last (RiRa)
Ari Hest, Sarah Siskind (Evening Muse)
Lisa De Novo (Divine Barrel)
Queen’s Town Get Down: Robbin Kapsalis and Vintage#18 (Heist Brewery)
Jennifer Hartswick, Nick Cassarino (Heist Brewery)
Blue Monday (Tin Roof)
Selah Dubb, One Culture (Legion Brewery)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Biggins, Jason Moss & The Hosses, Crenshaw Pentecostal (Snug Harbor)
Tellico (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
Jameson Rodgers (Coyote Joe’s)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $ign, Joyner Lucas & Yella Beezy (Spectrum Center)
Jason Jet, Curt Keyz (Evening Muse)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Jazzology (Comet Grill)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Off the Wall-Best of the 80’s (Petra’s)


SEPTEMBER 8

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
In This Moment, Ded, Hellzapoppin (Fillmore)
Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill)
Sophomore Slump Fest 2019 – After Party: Rarity, Brigades, Like Mike, Frontside, Flight Club (Skylark Social Club)
Bambara, Pure Adult, TKO Faith Healer (The Milestone)
The Barons (Tin Roof)
Open Mic Night: Scott Smith (Legion Brewing)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Bone Snugs-N-Harmony (Snug Harbor)

ROOTS/BLUES/INTERNATIONAL
Open Bluegrass w/Greg M Clarke & Friends (Tommy’s Pub)
A Dog’s Dream-Bluegrass Fundraising Concert: River Boy Bluegrass Band (Visulite Theatre)
Leo Dan (Knight Theater)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Bill Hannah’s Jazz Session (Petra’s)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Steve Poltz (Neighborhood Theatre)
Andrew Duhon (Evening Muse)


SEPTEMBER 9

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Matthew and The Atlas (Evening Muse)
No Rope, Live Well, First Marriage (Snug Harbor)
Pretty Matty, Pony, Alright (Petra’s)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Wayne Willingham (Evening Muse)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Jazz Mondays (Crown Station)


SEPTEMBER 10

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
No Future: Joshua Cotterino, Lofidels, Bo White (DJ Set), Robert Childers (DJ Set) (Snug Harbor)
Smokin’ Js Open Jam (Smokey Joe’s Cafe)
Musician Open Mic (Crown Station)
Super Doppler (Free Range Brewing)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)
Jesse Marchant (Evening Muse)
Uptown Unplugged: Jeremy Shaw (Tin Roof)

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