The Amp Ballantyne kicks off inaugural season with concerts, festivals

CHARLOTTE — The fall schedule at The Amp Ballantyne features a variety of concerts, festivals, holiday events and other entertainment.

The new outdoor amphitheater located in the heart of Ballantyne is set to host a mix of free and ticketed performances from national acts and local artists.

In addition, The Amp will be open for regular food truck pop-ups, outdoor group workouts and other activities.

The amphitheater can accommodate up to 3,500 attendees. Free parking is also available.

Here’s the schedule:

Sept. 1 — Soft Opening featuring N-SPIRE ($10, children ages 4 and younger are admitted free)

Sept. 8 — CreativeMornings/Charlotte

Sept. 8 — The Wrecks (free concert)

Sept. 15 – Oct. 1 — Charlotte International Arts Festival with Blumenthal Performing Arts

Sept. 26 — All Time Low ($43)

Oct. 5-26 — Live at The Amp Fall Concert Series (local performances every Thursday, $10)

Oct. 6 — Suki Waterhouse ($23)

Oct. 7 — The Ballantyne Brunch Festival ($50 adults, $15 ages 5-13)

Oct. 21 — Charlotte Concert Band (free concert)

Oct. 27 — BOOllantyne Movie Night and Halloween Experience ($10)

Nov. 11 — Eli Young Band ($23)

Additional performances and events may be announced later.

For more information go to ampballantyne.com.

VIDEO: Preparations underway for the opening of Ballantyne’s new amphitheater