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Matone at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 23 @ 9:00 pm

Charlotte, NC based band that plays a mix of originals & covers. Fusion of Classic Rock, funk, jazz, Folk, Americana, Reggae & Cultural Jam.

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Paw Patrol Live!: The Great Pirate Adventure
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shows today:10am, 2pm, 6pm

All paws on deck! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” an all-new action-packed, music-filled production based on the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol produced by Spin Master Entertainment. The new live stage show, which follows the heroic pups as they embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure, will visit Ovens Auditorium June 22-24, 2018. Tickets for all six performances are on sale now and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

In PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma save Cap’n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure. Over land and on the high seas, the pups set out to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway so the celebration can go on. Things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger wants to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including help from the newest pup who’s all ears…Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem solving and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” follows the first live show PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue,” which is currently touring through 2018. PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” includes two acts and an intermission, and incorporates an innovative costume approach to help bring the pups to life on stage as well as their vehicles and packs during the adventure. The performance is interactive, engaging audiences to learn pirate catchphrases, dance the pirate boogie and help the pups follow the treasure map and solve picture puzzles during their mission!

Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project at Resident Culture Brewing
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project is a fiery string band blending bluegrass, soul, reggae and rock n’ roll into a style uniquely their own. Respecting their Appalachian roots, these passionate multi-instrumentalists have a way of blending their harmonies and intricate string work in to something that appeals to a wide variety of listeners.

Bill Miller Band at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Matthews Location!

The Bill Miller Band delivers a powerful, contemporary interpretation of vintage blues. 2013 Charlotte Music Awards Blues Showcase Winner and 2012 Quarter Finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

The Bill Miller Band, 2012 and 2015 Quarter Finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and 2013 Charlotte Music Awards Blues Showcase Winner is sure to get you moving to their high-powered, contemporary interpretation of vintage blues. Father and Son share vocals with Bill III on guitar and Bill jr. on harmonica. Randall Cowles holds down the bottom while Stuart Sullivan provides the beat. They’ve been exciting southeastern U. S. audiences with high energy shows since 2006. The recipe for their sound is a mix of Chicago and Texas, rock and funk, delivered with a tremendous amount of their own passion and drive. . ‘Their music is solid and powerful, dynamic and subtle – a lot of variety for your ears’ Charlotte Blues Society
Hunter’s Travesty at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Matthews Location!

Come out and Jam with Hunter’s Travesty at Mac’s Speed Shop! 

Ancient Cities at Heist Brewery
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Formed in North Carolina in 2013 by multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Stephen Warwick, Ancient Cities melds well-crafted lyrics with fuzzed-out guitars, hints of psychedelia, and a pop sensibility.
Warwick gained noteriety in 2010 with his lof-fi folk endeavor titled Talking Machine, receiving local acclaim as best song-writer and landing on Shuffle Magazine’s top 10 list of best albums that year.
Seeking a new musicial outlet, Warwick headed back to the studio and enlisted friends to join him in the for . Towards the end of the recordings, Justin Fedor (The New Familiars) joined Warwick and the two set out as a duo for their first tour under the name Ancient Cities, after a dream Warwick had as a child. July 2014 marked the release of Ancient Cities’ self-titled debut album, and they expanded their live sound with the addition of Justin Faircloth (The Houston Brothers) on organ and synth.
They’ve been touring up and down the east coast for a few years playing club dates as well as festivals such as CMJ Music Marathon, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and the prestegious Newport Folk Festival’s 56th anniversary. They were one of three bands chosen by Converse to play Newport, as well as record at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Boston where they started work on their follow-up album Supermoon Blackout. Ancient Cities has been featured in the Vanity Fair and the Village Voice, as well as a series of live videos with famed music sites PASTE Magazine and Live & Breathing. You can catch them this summer/fall out on tour in support of their second album.

Nicci Canada at Eddie V’s
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Nicci Canada was destined to sing. Born into a family of vocalists, she has been surrounded by music her entire life. Possessing a unique ability to connect with listeners, she uses her voice as a canvas to showcase the truths of the heart and soul. Her warm, sultry vocals are reminiscent of artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, but her amazing sound is unique to the gifts and talents she has been given.

Joe Williams at The Comet Grill
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Joe Williams is a dedicated and passionate rock musician who has a way with sound. From the Charlotte area, Joe plays in various hot spots throughout the city! If youre looking for a night filled with some classic rock music, head over to see Joe Williams! 

The Music Yard Summer Concert Series
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Don’t miss a beat as we roll into our FREE Summer Concert Series here at The Music Yard! One of Charlotte’s newest live music venues- and your new favorite place to eat, drink and jam. We have loved introducing you to our favorite bands this spring and can’t wait to perk up your eardrums with more amazing music this summer! These events are rain or shine.

 

WHEN: Saturdays in June and July from 7-10 p.m. and Thursday, June 21 from 6-10 p.m.

WHERE: The Music Yard is located in between SouthBound and Mac’s Speed Shop. 2433 South Blvd. Charlotte, NC.

TICKETS: The Saturday events are free, however, to manage attendance, registration is required. For Thursday, June 21, tickets are $10. Tickets can be found here: musicyardclt.com

LINE UP:

6/2 – THE SNOZZBERRIES (Asheville, N.C.) Psychedelia, funk and fusion
6/9 – GROOVE FETISH (Wilmington, N.C.) Rock, fusion, funk and progressive
6/16 – AFRICA UNPLUGGED (Greensboro, N.C.) Funky, soulful blues and dance music
6/21 – JAREKUS SINGLETON (Clinton, M.S.) Blues *$10 ticket

6/23 – WINSTON RAMBLE (Birmingham, A.L.) Folk-rock

6/30 – CARLY BURRUSS BAND (Atlanta, G.A.) Old-school country

7/7 – EMMA’S LOUNGE (Asheville, N.C.) Space age folk wave

7/14 – JASON LEE MCKINNEY BAND (Evansville, T.N.) Country

7/21 – THE NATIONAL RESERVE (Brooklyn, N.Y.) Rock & roll

7/28 – THE NEW FAMILIARS (Charlotte, N.C.) American rock & roll

The Ron Holloway Band at River Jam
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The U.S. National Whitewater River Center’s River Jam is a great way to spend your weekend! Free concerts take place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from May 3th, 2018, to September 29th.  The music will go from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission is free. Parking is $6 per car. 

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