May 3, 2024 - Music

Live music: 10 concerts coming to Charlotte in May, including Foo Fighters and Bad Bunny

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Dave Grohl (L) and Josh Freese (R) of Foo Fighters perform at the Power to the Patients concert at The Anthem on March 5, 2024 in Washington, DC. Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

Charlotte live music fans, here's a quick list of the 10 biggest concerts coming to Charlotte in May. First, a playlist featuring songs from the artists below:

Of note: This is not a comprehensive list of all concerts coming here in May. Another upcoming notable show includes Orville Peck at Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre on May 31.

May 3-5: Lovin' Life Music Fest

The inaugural three-day festival, with big-name headliners Post Malone, Stevie Nicks and Noah Kahan, is finally here.

  • Location: Uptown Charlotte
  • Tickets: $225-$499 (GA is sold out)

May 3: Jacob Collier, Kimbra

The 29-year-old singer and multi-instrumentalist has already won six Best Arrangement Grammy awards.

  • Location: Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Tickets: $34.50-$69.50

May 8: Sarah Jarosz, Le Ren

The accomplished folk singer, mandolinist, banjoist and guitarist takes the stage at the classic NoDa venue.

  • Location: Neighborhood Theatre
  • Time: 7pm
  • Tickets: $35-$85

May 9: Foo Fighters, Nova Twins

Dave Grohl and company visit Charlotte for the first time since 2012.

May 9: Chase Rice, Conner Smith, Brooke Lee

The Asheville singer's "Ignite the Night," released a decade ago, reached the No. 1 spot on the country charts.

  • Location: Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • Time: 7pm
  • Tickets: $29.50-$65

May 10: Bad Bunny

The Puerto Rican rap star makes his latest appearance in the Queen City in what no doubt will be a packed Spectrum Center.

May 12: Sierra Ferrell, Jake Kohn

The singer-songwriter has taken the country and Americana scene by storm with her honest, vintage sound.

  • Location: The Fillmore
  • Time: 8pm
  • Tickets: SOLD OUT

May 16: Jake Xerxes Fussell

The Evening Muse in NoDa is a great fit for this folk singer and guitarist.

  • Location: Evening Muse
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Tickets: $20

May 17: Tim McGraw, Carly Pearce

The country star's last Charlotte arena performance took place at the old Charlotte Coliseum more than two decades ago.

May 17 and 18: Cast Iron Filter

The bluegrass band, who stopped touring in 2005, reunites for a pair of special sold-out hometown performances.

  • Location: Evening Muse
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Tickets: SOLD OUT
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