Aug 26, 2015 - Things to Do

CLT Playlist: Live music picks for August 26 – 30

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So much music this weekend. Big shoutout to the guys behind God Save the Queen City for bringing putting such a large event on. Check it out. Other mini-festivals this weekend: Take It Easycore Fest and Charlotte Metal Fest.

Times listed are when the show is scheduled to start, not when the doors are opened. Unless otherwise noted, prices are before taxes and fees.

Agenda Picks

  • 8/27-8/29: God Save the Queen City. 22 acts, local and national, descend on the Fillmore, NC Music Factory, the Chop Shop and the Evening Muse for a weekend of music. Dean Ween Group and Diarrhea Planet headline, among others. Tickets: gstqc.com
  • 8/29/15: The SteelDrivers; Neighborhood Theatre, 8pm, $18-$22. If you’re not at the Fillmore, check out some tasty bluegrass in NoDa. The SteelDrivers are three-time Grammy nominees, and for good reason.

Wednesday, 8/26/15

  • Rothschild, The Atlicic, Prelate; Milestone, 9pm, $6-$8
  • Lauren and Lane, Alex Christie; Evening Muse, 8pm, $5
  • Leisure Cruise, Swim in the Wild, Deion Reverie; Tremont Music Hall, 7pm, $10-$15
  • Stereoloud, Jl, BlacKostume, WEIRDO, Rapper Shane; Snug Harbor, 10pm, free
  • Melanie Martinez, Handsome Ghost; Amos’ Southend, $15-$18, 7:30pm
  • O.A.R., Allen Stone, Brynn Elliott; Uptown Amphitheatre, 7pm, $36-$65.86 with fees and taxes

Thursday, 8/27/15

  • God Save The Queen City: The Ravenna Colt, Water Liars, Amigo, Justin Fedor; Evening Muse, 7pm, $14-$20
  • Guardian Angel Dinosaur, Gabriel Jules, Take the Fall, Jay’e R., Dilarian & Guests; Amos’ Southend, $12-$15, 7pm
  • Tamia; Fillmore, 8pm, $33.58 with fees and taxes
  • Dr. Cirkustien, Hooka Hey, Run Engine, Sun and Flesh; Milestone, 9pm, $5-$7
  • Old Salt Union, US National Whitewater Center, 7pm, free
  • Jon Stickley Trio; Double Door Inn, 9pm, $7
  • Dirtwire, Citron; Chop Shop, 9pm, $10-$12

Friday, 8/28/15

  • Diarrhea Planet, Jr. Astronomers, Water Liars, Pujol, Kansas Bible Company, Ancient Cities, Bubonik Funk, Music Band; Chop Shop, 7:30pm, $15-$20
  • Coddle Creek; Rabbit Hole, 9pm, free
  • Big Smo, Haden Carpender, DJ Orig; Amos’ Southend, $15-$20, 8:30pm
  • Fiftywatt Freight Train, A Course of Action, Deep Sky; Tremont Music Hall, 8pm, $10-$12
  • Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, Drag the River; Fillmore, 8pm, $43.58 with fees and taxes
  • The Seduction, Green Fiend, DSR, Jaggermouth; Snug Harbor, 10pm, $5-$7
  • Patrick Davis; Evening Muse, 8pm, $17-$22
  • The Hazlegroves; Double Door Inn, 9pm, $5
  • The Cry, The Fill Ins, Careless Romantic; Milestone, 9pm, $8-$10

Saturday, 8/29/15

  • God Save The Queen City: Dean Ween Group, Futurebirds, Benji Hughes, Alternative Champs; Fillmore, 7pm, $25-$55
  • God Save The Queen City: Temperance League, Pullman Strike, Black Market, The Sammies, Hungry Girl, Giant Squid Squad; NC Music Factory, 3pm, free
  • Tellico; US National Whitewater Center, 7pm, free
  • Hardwood Lounge, Lovesucker, Doug McCurry & the Verticals; Double Door Inn, 10pm, $6
  • Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, A Thousand Horses; PNC Music Pavilion, 7pm, $41.25-$66.20 with fees and taxes
  • Take It Easycore Fest 2015: Crunkasaurus Rex, Trophy Room, Settle Your Scores, Until We Get Caught, Boulders, Southview, Erased, Anchors to Anchors, Hope Sets Sail, Sunnydale, The Oh Whales, City of Sirens; Tremont Music Hall, 12pm, $15-$20
  • The Drunken Cuddle, Glitter Bomb Burlesque, The Kyle Perkins Band; Milestone, 9pm, $5-$7
  • BYOG, Maradeen, Major and The Monbacks; Visulite Theatre, 9pm, $8-$10
  • Mac McCaughan & The Non-Believers, Flesh Wounds; Snug Harbor, 10pm, $10-$12
  • Joe Firstman, Gareth Asher; Evening Muse, 8pm, $10
  • The Wild Domestic, The Reason You Stayed; Evening Muse, 10:30pm, $5
  • The SteelDrivers; Neighborhood Theatre, 8pm, $18-$22
  • Charlotte Metal Fest: Black Ritual, AuxiliA, SkinKage, Blackwater Drowning, A Light Divided, Lifecurse, Imperium, Decedents of Choas; Amos’ Southend, $10, 3:30pm
  • Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper; Time Warner Cable Arena, 7pm, $32.07-$118.38 with fees and taxes

Sunday, 8/30/15

  • Don Dixon & the Jump Rabbits, Jeffrey Dean Foster; Evening Muse, 8pm, $10
  • Wolves and Wolves and Wolves and Wolves, The Record Collection, Aloha Broha, HU/LK; Milestone, 9pm, $5-$7
  • Rick Estrin & the Nightcats; Double Door Inn, 8pm, $15
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