Events

in Charlotte


2

Fri
Helles & Dunkel
6:00PM-9:00PM
Yappy Hour at Helles & Dunkel. Bring your dog and enjoy dog themed drinks, hot dogs, and a specialty sushi roll.

2

Fri
Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne
7:00PM-10:00PM
Come enjoy live music with The Russell n' Woods Band as well as enoying our Beer Bites and local craft beer from North and South Carolina.

2

Fri
Old Town Public House
8:30PM-11:00PM
Billy Jones and the Pocket know how to bring the party! If you've never had a chance to check out this high-energy, dynamic trio... now's the time! Come enjoy some ultra-tight, funky, melodical tunes from one of Lake Norman's top groups! It all goes down on Friday, Dec 2nd starting at 8:30 pm LIVE here at OTPH. See you there!

2

Fri
The Vinyl Pi
9:00PM-12:00AM
It's hard to pick favorites when you love so many musicians, but our live music show this Friday night really is a long-standing favorite of ours- Abe Reid & The Spikedrivers! There's just something about a man who can jam on a harmonica that makes us fall in love, and we're sharing the love Friday night at 9 PM. Support #localmusic with us this weekend. To describe the band's music, we could...

2

Fri
Snug Harbor
9:30PM-1:00AM
Friday, Dec 2, 2016 9:30 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $10 18+ Cordovas: Cordovas are Joe Firstman, Lucca Soria, Jon Loyd and Graham Spillman. Based in Nashville, TN, Cordovas sound is based in harmony, song and musicianship. Firstman released two albums on Atlantic Records in the early 2000’s including the acclaimed War of Women. “Baby Genius” 23 year old songsmith, Des Moines’ Lucca Soria sings and...

3

Sat
Old Town Public House
11:00AM-4:00PM
Saturday afternoons just got a whole lot better here in Old Town! Each week, we're bringing out some of the area's tastiest mobile eateries to share their culinary creations with the OT scene. That's right... food trucks are back in town! Stop by and grab something to go... or hang out here at OTPH because we're officially open at noon! Kick off the weekend in style with an afternoon brew...

3

Sat
Carolina Beer Temple
12:00PM-3:00PM
This year Carolina Beer Temple is celebrating the release of Highland's Cold Mountain Winter Ale on Saturday December 3rd! Cold Mountain 22oz bottles and 1.0L bottles will go on sale at noon! We will also be tapping a keg of Cold Mountain at noon! Be sure to join us while supplies last!! PLUS: Visit downtown Matthews that evening for the Holiday Tree Lighting on the Town Green and Holiday Stro...

3

Sat
Carolina Beer Temple
3:00PM-5:00PM
Please join us Saturday, December 3rd at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring the fabulous and wonderful meads of B. Nektar Meadery out of Ferndale, MI in a mini tap takeover and tasting event!!! We will have TWO B. Nektar meads on tap - each will be $1 off (8oz pour)! Plus, we will be offering some samples of additional B. Nektar products during the event! We will also be offering ...

3

Sat
Southern Range Craft Beer
7:00PM-10:00PM
Steve and Rita will be at the brewery playing some acoustic rock and country! Grab a beer and enjoy a night of live music!!

3

Sat
Old Town Public House
8:30PM-11:00PM
Lake Norman's top musical collective, One Paper Crane returns to the OTPH stage on Saturday, Dec 3rd starting at 8:30 pm. Kick off the Christmas season in style with one of the area's best live performances!

3

Sat
The Vinyl Pi
9:00PM-12:00AM
Are you ready to have a smashing good time this weekend? Well then, you're in luck because we've lined up The Smashed Cardinals to play this Saturday night at 9 PM! This trio plays mostly acoustic blues, rock, country & soul, but they've got a perfect way of combining all of those awesome styles into rythyms & melodies you'll be humming all night. They are based out of Wilson, NC & seeing the...

3

Sat
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 ADV $7 DOS 18+ Demon Eye: Taking their name from one of the darker tracks of the Deep Purple catalog, Demon Eye consists of four men, two New Yorkers, two Southerners, and one shared love for old school metal. Demon Eye’s heavy grooves and thunder rhythms channel the doom and crush of Black Sabbath and Pentagram, and the fist banging shred...

4

Sun
Snug Harbor
1:00PM-4:00PM
Find something weird or try something strange with us this December 4th at Snug Harbor for our Holiday Gordon Street Market! More details soon. Don't be a stranger, come vend with us! DEC https://goo.gl/forms/3NGTMDSWrC8eRiCG3

4

Sun
John's Place
2:00PM-5:00PM
Wicked Weed will have 6 taps and BBQ plates. Uncle Rick's pilsner Pernicious IPA Basic White Beer Milk & Cookies Lunatic Belgium Blonde La Bonte with Pear

4

Sun
John's Place
2:00PM-5:00PM
6 different Wicked Weed Beers to try. Plus BBQ. Uncle Rick's pilsner Pernicious IPA Basic White Beer Milk & Cookies Lunatic Belgium Blonde La Bonte with Pear

4

Sun
Tip Top Daily Market
3:00PM
Our debut album, IT'S SNAKES, will be having a listening party at Tip Top Daily Market on Sunday, December 4th from 3-6! Come on by and grab one!

4

Sun
The Vinyl Pi
7:30PM-9:30PM
Drinks are served all day so feel free to hang out as long as you want! Below are just some of the highlights and we add more each week! Make sure to come check it out and let your friends know that The Vinyl Pi is the place to be for Panthers football! LET'S GO PANTHERS! · Ask your server about today's tailgate special! · We'll have full sound on for pre-game and game coverage inside and out...

5

Mon
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
6:00PM-9:00PM
Dixit is a game where creative storytelling, guesswork, and an overall creative mind will come in handy. Come out and learn to play this game, and enjoy some of our fine beers! For 3-6 Players. Humorous Party Card Game With Loads Of Imaginative Storytelling 84 new cards, 6 game pieces in 6 different colors. Styles May Vary 30 minute playing time

5

Mon
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar
7:00PM-10:00PM
TRIVIA MONDAYS AT SEABOARD!

5

Mon
Old Town Public House
8:30PM-11:00PM
Finally, something fun to do on a Monday! It's time to show off those skills at OTPH's new Open Mic! But this isn't just any open mic... we're looking for the area's best and brightest artists to showcase their original music in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. So don't hold back... come out and show us you're working with! The Showoff is held every 1st and 3rd Monday starting at 8:00 pm a...

6

Tue
Southern Range Craft Beer
4:00PM-9:00PM
Starting Tuesday December 6th, we will be doing Test Batch Tuesdays! We will be announcing a new test beer every Tuesday for you all to try! Since these are test batches there will be a very limited amount. So come out and try our first test batch while it lasts! We will be announcing the beer we will have on Tuesday very soon!

6

Tue
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar
6:30PM-8:00PM
Hello Everyone! We are extremely excited to announce this event! With the holidays approaching, instead of doing our normal wine tasting, we decided to offer you an extremely fun, more intimate type of tasting! We use Riedel Glassware here at Seaboard and love their style, durability, and the way it accentuates wine that is poured into them. For this tasting you will taste 5 different wines...

6

Tue
Carolina Beer Temple
6:45PM-9:45PM
Join us every Tuesday night for our Carolina Beer Temple Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina! We have a 1 mile, 3 mile and 5 mile route - people of all skill levels are welcome...walkers too!!! There is no cost to participate in our Run Club! Our route begins at Carolina Beer Temple, winds its way through historic downtown Matthews and then onto the greenway! At the halfway point you return bac...

6

Tue
Ike's Dog Pub Play & Stay
7:00PM-9:00PM
Join us at Ike's for our first Painting Party with Painting with a Twist - Mooresville, NC! Tuesday, December 6th from 7-9 pm, enjoy a drink and a fun and relaxing night creating your own masterpiece at Ike's! $35 per person includes all materials. Advanced registration required. To register for this class, please follow this link: http://paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewevent.aspx?eventI...

6

Tue
Old Town Public House
7:30PM-10:30PM
Put your general knowledge skills to the test with Thinkin' & Drinkin' Trivia every 1st & 3rd Tuesday night here at OTPH! Gather your A-team and see if you have what it takes to be crowned the Trivia Champs of Old Town! Here's how it works: 1. Find a team (bring your own or just show up and join in on the fun!) 2. Show up every 1st & 3rd Tuesady and put your general knowledge skills to the t...

6

Tue
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 ADV $7 DOS 18+ Marley Carroll: Hailing from the misty mountains of Asheville, NC, Marley Carroll has been making waves as a thoughtful, sophisticated electronic producer with a penchant for melancholy melodies and warm, silvery vocals. Known as “the producer’s producer,” Carroll commands respect among his peers and a steadily-growing audienc...

7

Wed
Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne
6:30PM-8:30PM
Sip and Skill...'will go over some basic history of the many different styles, taste a variety of beers, and profile descriptions of styles such as: Pilsner, Lager, Wheat, IPA, Porter and Stout. We will also discuss the rise of Craft Beer in the USA and why Growler USA is proud to serve and be part of the American Craft Beer Family! You’ll walk away with a new appreciation, knowledge, & love fo...

7

Wed
Old Town Public House
8:00PM-10:30PM
Join us for a very special showcase of one of Charlotte's premiere songwriters Glenn Goodnight of The Goodnight Brothers Band as he takes the OTPH stage on Wed, Dec 7th starting at 8pm!

7

Wed
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $2 // 18+ Cuzco: Mathstrumental Melt // Dream Folk Loop Sam the Lion // Deep Dark Mood Sunmkr // Dream Electropost Rock

8

Thu
Carolina Beer Temple
6:00PM-9:00PM
Please join us December 8th at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring the fabulous and wonderful beers of Cabarrus Brewing Company located in Concord, NC in a tap takeover extravaganza!!! We will be featuring flights and discounted Cabarrus drafts all day. The tap list is still being determined so stay tuned. Be sure to join us Thursday, December 8th for this exciting event!

8

Thu
Pint Central
7:00PM-11:00PM
Two movies with food and drink specials.

8

Thu
Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne
7:00PM-10:00PM
We'll have Oskar Blues Brewery North Carolina here for a Tap Takeover and live music with Ryan Bailey.

8

Thu
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-8:00PM
"Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." If you konw this quote, and more, then this trivia night is for you. Come test your knowledge of this classic movie while sipping on delicious pints.

9

Fri
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Friday, Dec 9, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ Joshua Cotterino: aspring Punk Rocker Berdmajik: Berdmajik mesmerizes audiences with soulful incantations cloaked in boom-bap, head-nodding rhythms and rich, electro-pop textures. Berdmajik's sound was born on his middle school courtyard, where Felton would play bass clarinet while a friend played lunchbox drums for whoever would listen. ...

10

Sat
Eastfield Bar & Grill
7:45AM-8:45PM
Join us for our Asheville Brewery Trip on Saturday, December 10! Itinerary: 7:45am - Breakfast at Eastfield Bar & Grill 8:30am - Departure from Charlotte to Asheville, NC 11:30am - Asheville Brewing Company - Brunch with a tour to follow 5:00pm - Green Man Brewing tour and tasting with a Green Man glass to take home with. 6:30pm - Depature from Asheville, NC to Charlotte, NC 8:45pm - Arr...

10

Sat
Old Town Public House
12:00PM-4:00PM
Calling all artists, art-lovers, and deadheads... OTPH is thrilled to announce an exciting event coming this December... the ARTFUL DEAD ART COMPETITION hosted by Terrapin Beer Co.! Join us on Saturday, Dec 10th from 12-4 pm for a fun afternoon featuring some incredible artwork, delicious beers, food trucks, give-a-ways, Wake N Bake mugs, drink specials, and competition to see who will be crow...

10

Sat
Ike's Dog Pub Play & Stay
4:00PM-12:00AM
Join us for Ike's Holiday Party! * Party starts at 4pm * Delicious Food with Donation * Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest for People & Dogs - Participants will be photographed and winner will be voted for on Facebook Sunday, Decemeber 11th *White Elephant Gift Exchange starts at 5pm - Bring a fun gift to participate ($10 value) *Samuel Adams Tap Takeover starts at 6 pm. Enjoy some seasona...

10

Sat
Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne
7:00PM-10:00PM
Come in and enjoy live music with Lisa De Novo!

10

Sat
Old Town Public House
8:30PM-11:00PM
Could it be?! The return of Lake Norman's most ELECTRIFYING performers! That's right ladies and gentlemen, The Hwy are back at OTPH and set to light up the town on Sat, Dec 10th with their high-energy, polished and dynamic sounds. Don't miss this chance to throw-down here in Old Town with the mesmerizing ballads and anthems from the golden age rock 'n roll throwback collective.... The HWY! ...

10

Sat
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-1:00AM
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $7 18+ Aqualads: The Aqualads first formed in the summer/fall of 1996. In 1997 their first EP "Aqualads Xmas" was released. The first full length recording "Aqualads Hotbox" was released in 1998, followed by their sophomore effort "Aqualads Revenge" in 1999. In 2003 "Surf Surf Surf" was released, gaining the band a wider audience. After playi...

11

Sun
The Vinyl Pi
12:00PM-2:00PM
Join us from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for our Panthers Tailgate! All season, patio tailgating begins one hour before kick-off and will go through the first hour of the game! That's 2 total hours of grilling goodness! The drinks are served all day so feel free to hang out as long as you want! Below are just some of the highlights and we plan to add more each week! Make sure to come check it out...

12

Mon
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar
7:00PM-10:00PM
TRIVIA MONDAYS AT SEABOARD!

13

Tue
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar
6:00PM-8:00PM
Join us Tuesday December 13th for a wine tasting with all things bubbly! 10$ for the tasting and any bottles purchased that night featured with the tasting are 15% off!

13

Tue
Carolina Beer Temple
6:45PM-9:45PM
Join us every Tuesday night for our Carolina Beer Temple Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina! We have a 1 mile, 3 mile and 5 mile route - people of all skill levels are welcome...walkers too!!! There is no cost to participate in our Run Club! Our route begins at Carolina Beer Temple, winds its way through historic downtown Matthews and then onto the greenway! At the halfway point you return bac...

14

Wed
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $2 // 18+ Cuzco: Mathstrumental It Looks Sad. // States it exactly the mineral girls // post-internet indie something America is a Mistake // Heavypop Janglepunk

15

Thu
Carolina Beer Temple
6:00PM-9:00PM
Please join us Thursday, December 15th at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring Belgian winter ales in a tap takeover extravaganza!!! There will be 4 Belgian winter ales on tap: St. Bernardus Christmas, Corsendonk Christmas and 2 kegs aging from last year (Delirium Noel and Silly Noel). We will be featuring flights and discounted drafts all day! Be sure to join us Thursday, Decemb...

15

Thu
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-8:00PM
Come on a ride with us in the TARDIS as we test your knowledge of this iconic BBC show! The Doctor would want you to come out and have a couple of pints of our beer, trust me on this.

15

Thu
Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne
7:00PM-10:00PM
Come enjoy live music with Kevin Russell Pic care of Patrick Lavery

15

Thu
Pint Central
7:00PM-11:00PM
Two movies, food and drink specials.

16

Fri
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-10:00PM
Come enjoy some great music in our Taproom! HL Ruth is known around the state, and he is gracing us with his prescene. https://www.facebook.com/HLRuthmusic/?fref=ts Country - Bluegrass - Southern Rock - The New Familiars - Kodiak Brotherhood Concord, N.C.

16

Fri
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Friday, Dec 16, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ Mic Company: Mic Company is a camp consisting of talented, like minded, and motivated individuals with a knack for making listeners break their neck. Golden Age Hip Hop Pragmaddix: Pragmaddix is a hip-hop duo consisting of Charlotte-based lyricists Qwyk Cardino and Artemis Diesel. Hannibal King: Hannibal King, born in Southside Jamaic...

17

Sat
Southern Range Craft Beer
4:00PM-8:00PM
Jon G's will be at the brewery serving up their always amazing BBQ for the last time in 2016! They will have all of your favorites, brisket, pork, porky brewster, and all of their amazing sides!!! You definitely do not want to miss out!

17

Sat
Helles & Dunkel
9:00PM-1:00AM
Baby Got Zach, one of our favorite bands, is back on December 17th.

17

Sat
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ Serfs: NC garage-gaze sweethearts Del Sur: nu-tropicalia Dollhands: Garage rock from Charlotte / NC battle of the bands loser

19

Mon
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar
7:00PM-10:00PM
TRIVIA MONDAYS AT SEABOARD!

19

Mon
The Vinyl Pi
7:30PM-9:30PM
Drinks are served all day so feel free to hang out as long as you want! Below are just some of the highlights and we add more each week! Make sure to come check it out and let your friends know that The Vinyl Pi is the place to be for Panthers football! LET'S GO PANTHERS! · Ask your server about today's tailgate special! · We'll have full sound on for pre-game and game coverage inside and out...

20

Tue
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 ADV $7 DOS 18+ Zack Mexico: Rock'n'RollRock'n'RollRock'n'RollRock'n'RollRock'n'RollRock'n'Roll The Tills: The Tills are good. Drag Sounds: out all night for rawck n roll

21

Wed
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $2 // 18+ Cuzco // Mathstrumental Pictures of Vernon // Algernon your life away Catholics // Post Rock Emo OZONE JONES // Boone's finest

22

Thu
Carolina Beer Temple
6:00PM-9:00PM
Please join us December 22nd at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring the fabulous and wonderful beers of Nantahala Brewing Company located in Bryson City, NC in a tap takeover extravaganza!!! We will be featuring flights and discounted Nantahala drafts all day. The tap list is still being determined so stay tuned. Be sure to join us Thursday, December 22nd for this exciting event!

22

Thu
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-8:00PM
It'll be looking a lot like Christmas in this trivia night edition. We will explore the Holiday classics, as we all gather together and show off our trivia skills. Did I mention that beer is involved, too? How can this be a bad thing? Spoilers: It can't be. It is an amazing thing

22

Thu
Pint Central
7:00PM-11:00PM
Two movies, food and drink specials.

23

Fri
Pint Central
8:00PM-2:00AM

23

Fri
Pint Central
9:00PM
Best Dressed Holiday Pet, Christmas cookies, DJ, games, food and drink specials.

23

Fri
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Friday, Dec 23, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) 21+ FREE AS FUCK ($5 18-20) Player Made: Permanent Vacation's Rapper Shane, Elevator Jay, DJ STRTR and A-Huf present an Ode To Southern Rap

24

Sat
The Vinyl Pi
12:00PM-2:00PM
Drinks are served all day so feel free to hang out as long as you want! Below are just some of the highlights and we add more each week! Make sure to come check it out and let your friends know that The Vinyl Pi is the place to be for Panthers football! LET'S GO PANTHERS! · Ask your server about today's tailgate special! · We'll have full sound on for pre-game and game coverage inside and out...

24

Sat
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $10 18+ Benji Hughes: Extreme music from an extreme man. Alternative Champs: The touch of our instruments against your soft parts, sending you into the magical place that is half dreamy and half awake. Our hot breath in each and everyone of your noses makes your ear-holes want more of our sound. The warmth of our music next to you feels lik...

28

Wed
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $2 // 18+ FORMAL NIGHT Fancy fancy Cuzco // Mathstrumental Knowne Ghost // Shoe Gaze Post Punk Creature Comfort // Dash of blender jazz indie punk Mr Harrison and the Congregation //

31

Sat
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-1:00AM
Thirsty Nomad Brewing Co is celebrating New Year's Eve with all the quirky style that you've come to expect from this ragtag group of beer nerds. We've lined up music, food, and great beer of course! Greg Lilley (https://www.reverbnation.com/greglilley) will be returning to Thirsty Nomad to regale us from 8pm to 12am. We'll have hors d'oeuvres catered in to keep the hunger demons at bay. Inst...

31

Sat
Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill
8:00PM-12:01AM

31

Sat
Snug Harbor
10:00PM-2:00AM
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $10 18+ Andy the Doorbum: Andy the Doorbum is Music and Art. Andy the Doorbum is a Man and a Band. Andy the Doorbum is a Concept and a Project. Andy the Doorbum is a Movement of one life trying to prove its own existence and affirm its perception and interpretation of the world around it. Andy the Doorubm is Survival. JaggerMouth: NC ROCK N ...

1

Sun
The Vinyl Pi
12:00PM-2:00PM
Join us from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for our Panthers Tailgate! All season, patio tailgating begins one hour before kick-off and will go through the first hour of the game! That's 2 total hours of grilling goodness! The drinks are served all day so feel free to hang out as long as you want! Below are just some of the highlights and we plan to add more each week! Make sure to come check it out...

21

Sat
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
7:00PM-10:00PM
Come out and enjoy some jazz with Maureen Renihan! Maureen Renihan is a Boone based vocalist performing throughout the high country, piedmont and foothill regions of North Carolina. Influenced by great icons such as Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, and Ella Fitzgerald, Maureen sets a nostalgic tone with her soothing vocals. With an ever expanding repertoire and theatrical background of over twen...

27

Fri
Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill
7:30PM-11:00PM

19

Sun
The String Bean
11:00AM-6:00PM
Come join us for a day of fun, friends and craft beer! We will meet at the Bean and board a party bus to make our rounds to four of Charlotte's finest craft breweries. Event t-shirt, a seat on the bus, snacks and the first beer at each stop are included in the ticket price!

25

Sat
Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill
7:30PM-11:00PM