Fall concert guide: Get ready for Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons and more

Jay Z performs during The Meadows Music and Arts Festival at Citi Field on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Fall is finally here and tons of your favorite artists and bands are coming through the Queen City from now through Christmastime.

Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Fall Out Boy, Kings Of Leon, Ke$ha and Zac Brown Band are some of the biggest artists making appearances around Charlotte. Plus, there are some awesome music festivals lined up including Grave Diggers Ball with Macklemore and Breakaway Festival with Zedd.

Start planning wisely before you have to spend your extra cash on Christmas presents.

Check out our fall (and beginning of winter) concert guide:

Monday, September 25

-The War On Drugs at The Fillmore

Tuesday, September 26

-Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at The Fillmore

Wednesday, September 27

-Kings of Leon ft. Dawes at PNC Music Pavilion

-Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Neighborhood Theatre

Thursday, September 28

-Jack Johnson ft. Bahamas at PNC Music Pavilion

-ISSUES – “Headspace” Tour at The Fillmore

-Wye Oak & Luke Temple at Neighborhood Theatre

Friday, September 29

-Alison Krauss & David Gray at PNC Music Pavilion

-Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at Ovens Auditorium

-3LAU at WORLD Nightclub

-Southern Culture on the Skids at The Visulite

-Latmun at Bassment Charlotte

-Lee Greenwood at Route 29 Pavilion


Saturday, September 30

-Ke$ha’s “Rainbow Tour” at The Fillmore

-Jesse Cook at McGlohon Theater

-Space Jesus at The Underground

-Rhiannon Giddens at The Neighborhood Theatre

Sunday, October 1

-Jake Miller at The Underground

-Roadcase Royale: Nancy Wilson of Heart and Liv Warfield at Neighborhood Theatre


Monday, October 2

-Foster The People at The Fillmore

Tuesday, October 3

-The Script at The Fillmore

-Seu Jorge at The Underground

Wednesday, October 4

-Mastodon at The Fillmore

-The Wonder Years at The Underground

-Beats Antique ft. Asadi at Neighborhood Theatre


Thursday, October 5

-Zac Brown Band at PNC Music Pavilion

-The Russ Liquid Test with Recess at The Visulite

Friday, October 6

-Brian McKnight & Joe at The Park Expo & Conference Center

-Cafe Tacuba at The Fillmore

-Borgeous at WORLD Nightclub

-Oh Wonder: Ultralife Tour w/ Jaymes Young at Neighborhood Theatre

-Morgan Wallen at Coyote Joe’s

Saturday, October 7

-PVRIS North American Tour at The Fillmore

-Atlas Road Crew at The Underground

-Liquid Stranger & Manic Focus at Shed Outdoor Amphitheatre

-Robert Glasper Experiment w/ Dynamo & Kenneth Whalum at The Neighborhood Theatre

Sunday, October 8

-Westside Gunn And The LOX at The Underground

-Seratones at The Visulite

-Have Mercy w/ Boston Manor, Can’t Swim, and A Will Away at The Neighborhood Theatre

Tuesday, October 10

-Jerry Douglas at McGlohon Theater

Wednesday, October 11

-The Devil Wears Prada at The Underground

-Banditos at The Neighborhood Theatre

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Thursday, October 12

-The CTRL Tour ft. SZA w/ Smino and Ravyn Lenae at The Underground

-Vita and the Wolf at The Visulite

-Mandolin Orange w/ Dori Freeman at The Neighborhood Theatre

Friday, October 13

-Sammy J w/ Anuhea and Mahi at The Visulite

-Flosstradamus at WORLD Nightclub

-Dead Cat + Sinners & Saints + Heather Himes at The Neighborhood Theatre

Saturday, October 14

-Breakaway Music Festival ft. Zedd, Lil Dicky, Kyle, & more at AvidXchange Music Factory

-MADEINTYO at The Underground

-CMT On Tour Presents Jon Pardi, Midland, & Runaway June at Coyote Joe’s

-Susto & Esme Patterson at The Visulite

-Creat.: Subtronics, Uber at SERJ in Plaza Midwood

-InFERNo at Neighborhood Theatre

Sunday, October 15

-Conor Oberst ft. Tim Kasher & Frances Quinlan at The Neighborhood Theatre

-Rebecca Black at Pease Auditorium

Monday, October 16

-Rookie Of The Year w/ Sugarshine at The Visulite

Tuesday, October 17

-Halsey “Homeless Fountain Kingdom” ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Charli XCX at Spectrum Center

-Alt Nation presents Atlas Genius at The Underground

-Tommy Castro & The Painkillers: Stompin’ Ground Record Release Tour at The Neighborhood Theatre

-Gondwana at The Visulite

Wednesday, October 18

-Daley at The Underground

-Old Crow Medicine Show at Ovens Auditorium

Thursday, October 19

-Lecrae’s “All Things Work Together” Tour at The Fillmore

-Hamilton Leithauser at The Visulite

Friday, October 20

-Appetite for Destruction: A Tribute to Guns N’ Roses at The Fillmore

-Corey Smith at Coyote Joe’s

-Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone In Concert at Ovens Auditorium

-The Weeks with Junior Astronomers at The Visulite

-Jump, Little Children at The Neighborhood Theatre


Saturday, October 21

-Marsha Ambrosius & Bilal at The Fillmore

-Theory Of A Deadman at The Underground

-Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone In Concert at Ovens Auditorium

Sunday, October 22

-Spoon at The Fillmore

-Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone In Concert at Ovens Auditorium

Monday, October 23

-Marc Cohn at McGlohon Theater

Tuesday, October 24

-Krewella at The Fillmore

-Mondo Cozmo at The Underground

-Spafford at The Visulite

Wednesday, October 25

-New Found Glory at The Underground

-Noah Gundersen with Silver Torches at The Visulite

-Protomartyr at The Neighborhood Theatre

Thursday, October 26

-The Highway Finds Tour ft. High Valley, Ashley McBryde, & Adam Doleac at The Underground

-Big Something at The Visulite

Friday, October 27

-Portugal. The Man at The Fillmore

-Jack & Jack present Fall 2017 Tour at The Underground

-Nick Cannon presents Wild ‘N Out Live! at Bojangles’ Coliseum

-Abacab at The Visulite

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Saturday, October 28

-Kiss 95.1’s Grave Diggers Ball w/ Macklemore & Jon Bellion in Uptown Charlotte

-Evanescence: Synthesis Live With Orchestra at Ovens Auditorium

-Highly Suspect at The Underground

-Ken Block & Drew Copeland (of Sister Hazel) at The Visulite

-Caspa, Truth, & Conrank at The Neighborhood Theatre

-Markus Schulz at WORLD Nightclub

Sunday, October 29

-Trivium & Arch Enemy at The Fillmore

Tuesday, October 31

-Drop !t ft. San Holo at The Fillmore

Thursday, November 2

-RL Grime at The Fillmore

Friday, November 3

-Fall Out Boy “Mania Tour” at Spectrum Center

-BeBe Rexha & Marc E. Bassy’s “BEBE & BASSY TOUR” at The Underground

-JOHNNYSWIM at The Fillmore

-Of Good Nature at The Visulite

Saturday, November 4

-Brett Young’s Caliville Tour w/ Carly Pearce at Coyote Joe’s

-Borgore & Warez at WORLD Nightclub

Sunday, November 5

-Tribal Seeds at The Underground

-The Shadowboxers at The Visulite

Monday, November 6

-Bon Iver with Aero Flynn at The Fillmore

Tuesday, November 7

-HIM – “Bang & Whimper” Farewell Tour at The Fillmore

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Wednesday, November 8

-Imagine Dragons ft. K.Flay & Grouplove at Spectrum Center

Thursday, November 9

-BRUJERIA w/ Voodoo Glow Skulls, Pinata Protest at The Underground

-Humming House at The Visulite

Friday, November 10

-Parmalee at Coyote Joe’s

-Saint Motel at The Fillmore

-Blue Dogs at The Visulite

-Armin Van Buuren at WORLD Nightclub


Saturday, November 11

-Drop !t ft. Slushii at The Fillmore

-The Breakfast Club at The Visulite

Sunday, November 12

-Hoodie Allen at The Fillmore

-Jesse Colin Young at McGlohon Theater

Tuesday, November 14

-Circa Survive & Thrice at The Fillmore

-Whitechapel at The Underground

Wednesday, November 15

-The Dustbowl Revival at Neighborhood Theatre

Thursday, November 16

-JAY-Z’s “4:44 Tour” ft. Vic Mensa at Spectrum Center

-The Shins at The Fillmore

-Haley Reinhart at The Underground

-BRIT FLOYD: The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show at Ovens Auditorium

Friday, November 17

-Will Downing’s “Soulful Sounds Of Christmas” at Ovens Auditorium

-Russell Dickerson at Coyote Joe’s

-Hayden James at The Visulite

Tuesday, November 21

-Kirk Franklin & Ledisi at Ovens Auditorium

-The Front Bottoms at The Fillmore

Friday, November 24

-Jon Langston at Coyote Joe’s

Saturday, November 25

-Seether: Poison The Parish World Tour at The Fillmore

-Bear Grillz: American Freakshow Tour at The Underground

Tuesday, November 28

-Dead & Company ft. Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, and Bob Weir at Spectrum Center

Thursday, November 30

-$uicideboy$: Global Epidemic Tour at The Fillmore

Friday, December 1

-Michael Ray w/ Devin Dawson at Coyote Joe’s

-Robert Earl Keen at Knight Theater

Saturday, December 2

-Xscape ft. Monica & Tamar Braxton at Spectrum Center

Monday, December 4

-Waterparks at The Underground

Tuesday, December 5

-Chevelle at The Fillmore

-The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! Tour at Ovens Auditorium

Wednesday, December 6

-MOLOTOV at The Fillmore

Thursday, December 7

-The Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Spectrum Center

Friday, December 8

-Luke Combs w/ Josh Phillips & Faren Rachels at Coyote Joe’s

Saturday, December 9

-Luke Combs w/ Josh Phillips & Faren Rachels at Coyote Joe’s (Night 2)

Sunday, December 10

-The Revivalists at The Fillmore

Saturday December 16

-Acoustic Syndicate at The Visulite Theatre

Friday, December 22

-Drop !t ft. Snails at The Fillmore

See websites for individual venues to get ticket information.

Photo: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP


  1. We would welcome your attention to shows at The Evening Muse as well. Many of these artists listed above (and in your other seasonal show listings) got their start playing in this award-winning small room. We have many, many more excellent acts coming through.

    Thank you,
    The Muse Crew


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