• Concerts you need to know about

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    Music fans don't have to search hard to find out where the hottest tours are playing in the Carolinas.

    Here's a list of Charlotte-area venues and a few others where popular tours are making stops.

    >> SLIDESHOW: Hootie & the Blowfish perform in Charlotte

    Unless noted otherwise, tickets for each show are on sale at the venue box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

    Spectrum Center Charlotte
    Guns N' Roses - Sept. 25 
    Old Dominion - Sept. 27
    Phil Collins - Sept. 29 
    Alabama with Charlie Daniels Band - Oct. 11 (postponed)
    MercyMe - Nov. 1 
    Elton John - Nov. 6
    Jonas Brothers - Nov. 20
    Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Dec. 7
    Celine Dion - Jan. 21, 2020 
    Chance The Rapper - Jan. 30, 2020 (rescheduled from Oct. 12)
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    >> Rockin' at Charlotte's outdoor amphitheaters

    Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (Charlotte)
    Keb' ‘Mo - Sept. 18 (Spirit Square) 
    Patty Griffin - Sept. 19 (Spirit Square) 
    Rodney Crowell - Sept. 21 (Spirit Square) 
    Rhiannon Giddens - Sept. 23 (Spirit Square)
    The Earls of Leicester - Oct 19 (Spirit Square) 
    The Temptations and The Four Tops - Oct. 27 (Belk Theater) 
    Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Nov. 1 (Spirit Square) 
    John Hiatt - Nov 17 (Spirit Square) 
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    Bojangles' Coliseum (Charlotte)
    Erykah Badu and Goodie Mob - Oct. 4
    Fantasia with Robin Thicke, Tank and The Bonfyre - Nov. 29
    Lauren Daigle - Feb. 22, 2020
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    Ovens Auditorium (Charlotte)
    Travis Tritt - Sept. 21
    Lucinda Williams - Sept. 27
    Ray LaMontagne - Oct. 18
    Lindsey Stirling - Dec. 17 (tickets go on sale Sept. 20) 
    Blue Man Group - April 24-26, 2020
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    Shows worth the road trip:

    Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, S.C.) 
    Disturbed - Sept. 24
    Thomas Rhett - Oct. 3
    Twenty One Pilots - Oct. 11
    Avett Brothers - Oct. 31 
    Chris Stapleton - Nov. 1
    Joe Bonamassa - Nov. 19
    The 1975 - Nov. 20 
    For King & Country - Nov. 24
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    Greensboro Coliseum Complex 
    Chris Stapleton - Oct. 19 
    Miranda Lambert - Nov. 23
    Avett Brothers - Dec. 31
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    PNC Arena Raleigh
    Carrie Underwood - Sept. 30
    Post Malone - Oct. 17
    Bon Iver - Oct. 19
    Slayer - Nov. 3
    The Black Keys - Nov. 8 
    Ariana Grande - Nov. 22
    Tool - Nov. 24
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