|John Fogerty Concert
||John Fogerty: 1969
Uptown Amphitheatre at NC Music Factory, Charlotte, NC
Wed, May 6, 2015 08:00 PM
John Fogerty will be bringing Creedence Clearwater Revival’s biggest and most beloved hits to the concert stage this spring and summer with the U.S. leg of his 1969 tour. During Fogerty’s November Canadian run, he and his band spotlighted key tracks from all three of the band’s 1969 albums every night -- featuring timeless tracks from Green River, Bayou Country, and Willy And The Poor Boys. Few bands had as productive a year as Creedence Clearwater Revival did in 1969 -- releasing all three albums in an 11-month period.
Details: John Fogerty
Please Note: Doors 7pm. Show 8pm. An Evening with John Fogerty. This is an outdoor venue. The show will take place rain or shine.
|Comedian Jim Breuer
||On Saturday, May 9 will be comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer. With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Breuer remains one of today's top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, Breuer is among the most recognizable comedians in the business, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions and memorable stand-up. Enjoy an evening full of laughs with Jim Breuer on May 9 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center. Tickets for the show are $24 (plus tax) for adults and $10 (plus tax) for children/students.
|Downtown Crawdads Bash
||The Hickory Crawdads, the Hickory Downtown Development Association, and the Hickory Convention & Visitors Bureau are teaming up to host the free Downtown Crawdads Bash event on Tuesday, May 12th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm "Under the Sails" in downtown Hickory.
The event will feature live music, fun games and activities, and the chance for Crawdads fans to meet and mingle with their favorite 'Dads players and coaches while collecting autographs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening as well.
The Crawdads are scheduled to play the Savannah Sand Gnats the morning of the event, with first pitch at L.P. Frans Stadium scheduled for 11:00 am.
For more information regarding the Downtown Crawdads Bash, call the 'Dads front office at (828) 322-3000.
|Cleveland County Job Fair
||Join us for the Making It Work in Cleveland County Job Fair on Thursday May 14 from 1 PM - 5 PM in the Student Activities Center on the campus of Cleveland Community College, Shelby NC. Meet and speak with hiring decision makers. Complete company employment applications. Learn about job openings in manufacturing, construction, healthcare, public service, and more.
|Relay For Life/Cleveland County
||American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cleveland County-Shelby event on May 15th, 2015. For more go to relayforlife.org/shelbync
|South End Hops Festival
||South End Hops Festival
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Corner of Carson and Mint
The 2nd Annual South End Hops Festival will have craft beers, live local music, and food trucks! Well-behaved dogs are welcomed to attend. Bring blankets/chairs for your musical and social enjoyment. This is a 21 and older event.
General Admission $35 in advance/$40 day of includes 4 hours of unlimited beer tastings.
Vip Tickets $50 includes: early entry starting at 1:00 PM, private seating, restrooms, and included catered food. We've saved a few choice brews that have been reserved just for VIP ticket holders and our VIP area is adjacent to the sound stage.
This festival will benefit the Chronic Illness Relief Fund.
||Brit Floyd, Thursday,May 28th,2015 at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte
The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show, returns to North America in 2015 to launch its Space and Time World Tour 2015, their most ambitious show to date; with a spectacular new light show, an even bigger stage production.
Celebrating five decades of Pink Floyd; from their creation in 1965 right through to the release of their brand new album, 'The Endless River’, this amazing new show includes performances from all Pink Floyd's biggest selling albums, including The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus a host of other Pink Floyd musical surprises.
||RUSH will play Greensboro Coliseum on May 28th.
Tickets will go sale Feb. 6 at 10 a.m.
Over the course of their amazing career, Rush has lived a lifetime together, providing an influential soundtrack to many of their fans’ lives. Some have been with them since the start, while others have discovered them along the way and delved into their incredible body of work.
After 40 years together and 20 gold and platinum studio albums – Rush is ready to celebrate with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude. Celebrate four decades of music with three incredible musicians – all in 1 night.
More info at www.rush.com
|BrickMagic LEGO Festival
||May 9-10, 2015, 10-5 Saturday, 10-4 Sunday
4th Annual BrickMagic LEGO Festival.
See a huge hall filled with custom LEGO creations, build with thousands of bricks in the Free Build Room, meet Hollywood visual effects artist and BrickNerd.com podcaster and builder Tommy Williamson, learn new building techniques and get hands-on experience with Mindstorms robots, see professional customizer Jared K. Burks' custom minifigure display, view animated LEGO films non-stop in our Theater, enter the Cool Car Building Contest and win prizes, shop for hard-to-find LEGO parts and sets, and more! Tickets: $12 adults, $10 kids (age 4-16) and Seniors (get a $1 discount when you order online). Moms half-price on Mother's Day with paying child/spouse. A percentage of proceeds benefit the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation. Embassy Suites Charlotte/Concord, 5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW, Concord, NC, 28027. www.brickmagic.org, 919-449-0344.
||PNC Muisc Pavilion
||The ’80s are coming back this summer: Def Leppard is embarking on a 48-date summer tour in 2015, along with Styx and Tesla. June 30th, 2015 at PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte.
“We’ve toured with both of these bands before,” Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott told Billboard, who broke the news. “Styx is a great bunch of guys and as American as mom’s apple pie all the way through. And we had Tesla on board when we did the Hysteria tour back in ‘87 … So it’ll be a great time on stage and backstage, I think.”
|Rolling Stones Concert
||The Rolling Stones will play Carter-Finley Stadium on the campus of North Carolina State July 1st, 2015 as part of a 15-city tour that kicks off in late May.
The band recently celebrated their 50th anniversary, an astounding feat for many reasons. The centerpieces of the band have remained intact both mentally and physically throughout an era that saw so many great bands fall by the wayside. The Stones fan base is as large and passionate as ever, and many savvy fans have realized this could be the last opportunity to see them perform live.
|Dave Matthews Concert
||Catch DMB Live on Tour This Summer!
The greatest live band in the last 20 years of rock 'n' roll is back on tour this summer - and because tickets for the upcoming Dave Matthews Charlotte concert are on sale now, you won't have to miss the fireworks! This is your chance to hear DMB performing both their signature hits and their deeper cuts (every show on their 2015 Summer Tour will include two special sets), so don't miss out on this PNC Music Pavilion showcase.
Dave Matthews Band 7-10-2015
Friday 7:00 PM PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, NC
|Van Halen Concert
||Van Halen with special guest The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band on Friday, September 11th at 7:30 at PNC Music Pavilion. More at livenation.com