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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.

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    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.

    NORTH CAROLINA 

    Spectrum Center Charlotte
    Winter Jam with Newsboys United, Danny Gokey and more – Jan. 20
    Panic! At the Disco – Jan. 22
    Cher – Jan. 29
    Fleetwood Mac – Feb. 24 
    P!nk – March 9 
    Travis Scott – March 24
    B2K with Mario, Pretty Ricky and more – April 6
    Ariana Grande – June 10
    Twenty One Pilots – June 12 
    New Kids On The Block with Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature – July 9 
    Queen + Adam Lambert – Aug. 23 
    Alan Jackson – Aug 24 (rescheduled date from Sept. 15, 2018)
    Elton John – Nov. 6
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    Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (Charlotte)
    Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti – Feb. 7 (Knight Theater)
    Patti Labelle – Feb. 13, 2019 (Belk Theater)
    Taj Mahal Trio – Feb. 15 (Spirit Square)
    Sarah McLachlan – Feb. 15 (Belk Theater)
    Asleep at the Wheel String Band – Feb. 26 (Spirit Square)
    Marc Broussard – March 1 (Spirit Square)
    Chris Botti – March 7 (Belk Theater)
    Gram Nash – April 4 (Spirit Square)
    Boney James – April 7 (Spirit Square)
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    Bojangles’ Coliseum (Charlotte)
    TobyMac with Jeremy Camp and more – April 5
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    Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
    Leon Bridges – April 11 
    Greta Van Fleet – May 15
    The 1975 – May 19
    Jon Bellion – June 16
    Weird Al Yankovic – July 14
    Papa Roach – Aug. 4
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    Ovens Auditorium (Charlotte)
    Lauren Daigle – March 16
    John Mellencamp – March 22
    Dream Theater – April 22
    Whitesnake – April 28  
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    PNC Music Pavilion (Charlotte)
    Zac Brown Band – April 14
    Ozzy Osbourne with Megadeth – June 4 
    Phish – June 21 
    Dead & Company – June 28 
    Tedeschi Trucks Band – July 7 
    Train and Goo Goo Dolls – July 12
    Luke Combs – July 13
    Iron Maiden – July 22 
    Kiss – Aug. 10  
    Kidz Bop – Aug. 11
    Hootie & the Blowfish with Barenaked Ladies – Sept. 5   
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    PNC Arena Raleigh
    Cher – Jan. 27
    Metallica – Jan. 28 
    Elton John – March 12
    Paul McCartney – May 27
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    Rockingham Festival Grounds (Rockingham)
    Epicenter Music Festival featuring Tool, Foo Fighters, Korn, Evanescence, 311, Live, Bush, Judas Priest, The Cult and more – May 10-12 
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    SOUTH CAROLINA

    Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, S.C.) 
    Alan Jackson – Jan. 26
    Luke Combs – Feb. 14
    Kelly Clarkson – March 30
    Eric Church – April 26-27
    Paul McCartney – May 30 
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    Colonial Life Arena (Columbia) 
    Fleetwood Mac – Feb. 22
    P!nk – March 7 
    Elton John – March 13
    Hootie & the Blowfish with Barenaked Ladies – Sept. 12-13
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    Riverfront Park (North Charleston)
    Trondossa Music & Arts Festival featuring Widespread Panic, Umphrey's McGee, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, The Marcus King Band, Caroline Rose and more – April 27-28  
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