Concerts you need to know about

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Artists are back on the road and many are headed to the Queen City in 2022. To help local music fans, we’ve compiled a list of Charlotte venues where popular artists are making stops.

Unless otherwise noted, tickets for each show are on sale at the venue box office and online at Ticketmaster.com.

BANK OF AMERICA STADIUM

Billy Joel - April 23

Kenny Chesney - April 30

Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard with Poison - June 28

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Sept. 1

Elton John - Sept. 18

Address: 800 South Mint St.

Website

CHARLOTTE METRO CREDIT UNION AMPHITHEATRE

Modest Mouse - April 20

Leon Bridges - May 16

Parkway Drive - May 22

Barenaked Ladies - June 5

Russ - June 8

Cody Johnson - June 17

5 Seconds of Summer - July 3

Alicia Keys - Aug. 2

David Gray - Aug. 12

Jack White - Aug. 25

Goo Goo Dolls - Aug. 26

Dispatch and O.A.R. - Aug. 30

Sept. 20 - The Head and The Heart (tickets go on sale Jan. 21)

Address: 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.

Website

PNC MUSIC PAVILION

Jimmy Buffett - April 30

AJR - May 8

Tim McGraw - May 12

Foo Fighters - May 24

Nick Cannon’s MTV Wild ‘N Out Live - May 29

Morgan Wallen - June 2

The Doobie Brothers - June 8

Tears for Fears - June 13

Backstreet Boys - June 24

Chicago and Brian Wilson - July 1

Matchbox Twenty - July 12

Tedeschi Trucks Band - July 23

Styx & REO Speedwagon - Aug. 6

Keith Urban - Aug. 12

Jack Johnson - Aug. 23

Zac Brown Band - Sept. 24 (tickets go on sale Jan. 21)

Address: 707 Pavilion Blvd.

Website

SPECTRUM CENTER

Billie Eilish- Feb. 6

The Weeknd - Feb. 15 (canceled)

Dua Lipa - Feb. 16

The Eagles - Feb. 21

Eric Church - Feb. 26

Maxwell - March 17

Bad Bunny - March 26

Bon Jovi - April 8

John Mayer - April 11

Journey - April 28

J Balvin - May 18

Ana Gabriel - June 16

New Kids on the Block - July 12

Shawn Mendes - July 22

Twenty One Pilots - Sept. 4

Address: 333 East Trade St.

Website

FESTIVALS

MerleFest with Greensky Bluegrass, Emmylou Harris, Sam Bush Band, Peter Rowan, Jerry Douglas and others - April 28 - May 1 at Wilkes Community College. Website

Carolina Country Music Fest with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chase Rice, Jon Pardi and others - June 9-12 at Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place in Myrtle Beach. Website

Earl Scruggs Music Festival featuring host Jerry Douglas and performers The Earls of Leicester, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sam Bush Band, Alison Brown, Acoustic Syndicate, Chatham County Line and others - Sept. 2-4 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring. Website

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