May 10, 2016 - Things to Do

19 free outdoor music series to pencil in on your calendar this spring and summer

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Does anything make you think of spending a summer night with a cold Coke (or beer) in your hand more than a free outdoor concert? Fill up the cooler, guys.

Alive After Five

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Location: The EpiCentre
Dates:
Every Thursday through September 15th
Time:
5 p.m.
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Ballantyne Rocks

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Photo via Ballantyne Village

Location: Ballantyne Village
Dates: 
May 11th, 18th, 25th, June 1st
Time:
6 p.m.
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Bearden Music Series

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Photo via charmeck.org

Location: Romare Bearden Park
Dates:
May 21st, June 11th, July 9th, August 13th
Time:
6 – 9 p.m.
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Blakeney Summer Music Series

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Photo via Shop Blakeney

Location: Blakeney Shopping Center
Dates:
Every Friday and Saturday until August 27th
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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Concerts in the Park

Location: Village Park, Kannapolis
Dates:
June 4th, 18th, 30th, July 16th, 30th, August 13th
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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Concerts on the Green

Location: Davidson Village Green
Dates:
May 15th, June 12th and 19th, July 3rd, August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th
Time:
6 – 8 p.m.
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Downtown Gastonia Music Series

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Photo via Facebook

Location: South Street
Dates:
May 13th and 27th, June 10th and 24th, July 8th and 22nd, August 5th and 19th
Time:
DJ starts at 6 p.m., bands start at 7 p.m.
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Freedom Summer Series: Jazz in Freedom Park

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Photo via charmeck.org

Location: Freedom Park
Dates:
 June 25th, July 23rd, August 27th   
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
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Friday Night Live

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Photo via Visit Belmont

Location: Main Street, Belmont
Dates:
May 6th, 20th, June 3rd, 17th, July 1st, 15th, 29th, August 12th, 26th
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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June Tunes

Location: Mint Hill Town Hall
Dates:
June 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, July 3rd
Time:
7:30 p.m.
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Music Box Lunch 

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Location: First Ward Park
Dates: 
Wednesdays and Fridays through August
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
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Music Box Lunch

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Location: Romare Bearden
Dates: 
Tuesdays and Fridays through August
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
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Party in the Park

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Photo via charmeck.org

Location: Romare Bearden
Dates:
Every Wednesday through September 14th
Time:
6 – 9 p.m.
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Spring Music Series

Location: The Metropolitan
Dates: 
Every weekend through May 28
Time: Friday, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Sunday, 6 – 9 p.m.
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StoneCrest Summer Concert Series

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Photo via StoneCrest

Location: StoneCrest
Dates:
Every Friday and Saturday through October 1st
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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Summer Concert Series

Location: Stumptown Park, Matthews
Dates:
June 4th and 18th, July 16th
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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Sunset at Metropolitan

Location: The Metropolitan
Dates:
May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Time:
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
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Union Street Live Concert & Block Party

Location: Union Street, Concord
Dates:
June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th
Time:
6 – 9 p.m.
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Whitewater River Jam

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Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center
Dates:
Every Thursday and Saturday through September 29th
Time:
7 – 10 p.m.
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