Concerts you need to know about

The Weeknd performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., April 2018 (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

UPDATE: As the concern over the spread of coronavirus grows, most events in our area have been canceled or put on hold.

If you are planning to attend an event, please check the event’s website or social media pages for the most up-to-date information.

The 2020 concert season is heating up, so to help local music fans, we’ve compiled a list of Charlotte venues where popular artists are making stops. Names that appear in bold indicate shows announced this week.

We’ve included a few festivals you may want to check out, too.

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

Spectrum Center Charlotte

Tool - April 21 (postponed)

Tame Impala - June 8 (postponed)

The Millennium Tour featuring Omarion, Bow Wow, Ashanti and more - July 10 (postponed)

Alabama - July 11


Michael Bublé - March 21, 2021 (rescheduled from March 18, 2020)

The Weekend - July 12, 2021 (rescheduled from July 15, 2020)


Bank of America Stadium

Rolling Stones - July 1 (postponed)

Motley Crue and Def Leppard - July 11

Garth Brooks - Oct. 10 (rescheduled from May 2 and June 13)


Billy Joel - April 17, 2021 (rescheduled from April 18, 2020)


Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Update: All events at Blumenthal theaters have been suspended through May 26 (click here for the latest updates )

Josh Ritter - May 27 (canceled)

Todd Rundgren - June 5 (postponed)

Please note: Tickets for Blumenthal shows are handled through at

Bojangles’ Coliseum

The Reunion Concert featuring No Limit Soldiers, Three 6 Mafia and more - Oct. 3 (rescheduled from May 9)


Ovens Auditorium

Juanes - May 7 (postponed)


The Masked Singer Tour - June 26, 2021 (rescheduled from June 20, 2020)


Festivals to check out:

(CANCELED) Epicenter Music Festival featuring Metallica, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Lee Roth, Godsmack, Disturbed, Deftones and more - May 1-3 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway website

(CANCELED) Trondossa Music & Arts Festival featuring Widespread Panic, Yola, Billy Strings, The Record Company, Samantha Fish and others - May 16-17 at Riverfront Park (North Charleston) website

Earl Scruggs Music Festival featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Junior Brown, Jerry Douglas, Dom Flemons and more - Sept. 4-5 at Tryon International Equestrian Center (Mill Spring, N.C.) website

Moo and Brew Craft Beer, Burger and Music Festival featuring Blues Traveler, Illiterate Light and Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band - Sept. 19 at AvidXchange Music Factory website (rescheduled from April 4)