Upcoming Events near Charlotte, NC

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Fri

Tap Takeover: Ballast Point Brewing Company

Growler USA - Gastonia

December 15, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Why not enjoy a night of live music with Jade Moore Music and taste Ballast Point Brewing Company's Victory by Sea and have dinner from our fresh, house made menu.

15

Fri

Live Music with Fourth Creek Band

Wine Maestro - Downtown Statesville

December 15, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

We are happy to have Fourth Creek Band at the Maestro first the first time! Be ready for some great music. "All band members are experienced musicians with over 60+ years of combined playing experience and multiple years playing together. We are serious about making good music... we took 6 months studying and practicing James Taylor's songs before performing our first gig to be sure we had it right."

15

Fri

JAHlistic "Locos" Single Release Party

Snug Harbor

December 15, 9:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Jahlistic is a 4-piece Latin, Reggae Roots band based from Charlotte, North Carolina. Their sound is easy identified by the heavy Drum and Bass driven structures, Smooth Soulful Voices, and a strong Reggae Roots Rhythm Section. Their sound is also highly influenced by their Latin Roots as three of the members are from South America. Jahlistic released their Debut, EP Album “Higher Places” on July of 2015. Since then, they have been performing in well-known regional reggae festivals and have shared the stage with leading East-coast reggae acts. In 2014, they performed in the renowned Woodbury Reggae Festival in Woodbury, Connecticut, which is the oldest annual Reggae festival in the United States and shared the stage with international reggae acts. In 2016 Jahlistic was the opening act and only band to share the stage for one of the most famous band in South America, GONDWANA. In the present, Jahlistic is planning a regional tour for 2017 and creating new music for what will be their full-length Debut Album in the same year. Their EP Album “Higher Place Ep” is currently available on Itunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Music, and many other online streaming services.

16

Sat

Live Music: Ellie Morgan

Growler USA - Gastonia

December 16, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Come enjoy live music with the soothing sounds of Ellie Morgan Music.

16

Sat

Live Music: Bash Brothers

Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne

December 16, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Enjoy live music with The Bash Brothers, (an acoustic guitar and percussion trio) while enjoy your favorite local NC brew!

16

Sat

Live Music: Bash Brothers

Growler USA - Charlotte Ballantyne

December 16, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Enjoy live music with The Bash Brothers, (an acoustic guitar and percussion trio) while enjoy your favorite local NC brew!

16

Sat

The MollyWops w/ Female Gibson

Snug Harbor

December 16, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ The MollyWops: acoustic trio taking the world by storm Female Gibson: Live blues music in Charlotte, NC

17

Sun

Panthers vs Packers

Ike's Dog Pub Play & Stay

December 17, 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Cheese heads against the big cats!

17

Sun

Soul Holiday

Snug Harbor

December 17, 2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 2:00 PM (Doors @ 1:00 PM) FREE 18+ Soul Sunday aims to ease and rejuvenate the souls of all as these dividing and trying times sit thick in the air. Join us on the third Sunday of each month for a potluck dance party to celebrate all things soul - DJs Sir Chocolate Milk & Elon spin hits for your hips, Diggers Delight will be on site with crates upon crates of vinyl for sale/trade, plus special guest Premium Sound, will be in the house too!

18

Mon

Pub Triva

Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley

December 18, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Join us Monday (Dec18) for Pub Trivia with Pub Trivia Nerds & Legion Brewing. Event starts at 7pm. The Winner will get a Legion Prize pack. Second & Third place will also receive awesome prizes! We will be offering $4 Legion drafts all night long! See you at the Temple!

19

Tue

Tues Dec 19th - Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina

Carolina Beer Temple

December 19, 6:45p.m. - 8:45p.m.

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 back to Carolina Beer Temple. Free cool water awaits you at the finish and 18 taps with cool beer, cider or mead is available inside. Meet at Carolina Beer Temple a little early - runs begin at 6:45. Every Tuesday one of the lighter beer options on our draft list - such as a Pilsner, Lager or Golden Ale will be at least $1 off. Since we rotate our taps often, the exact beer on special is always something different - but recent options have included Olde Mecklenburg's Capt. Jack Pilsner, Triple C's Golden Boy and White Street's Kolsch! It's always a fun time...you don't want to miss out!

19

Tue

POTIONS & PIXELS - Board Game Night at Carolina Beer Temple

Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley

December 19, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Join us for Board Games and Beer at Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley! DATE: 12/19/2017 TIME: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm LOCATION: Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley 2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd Suite 101-B, Charlotte, NC 28273 AGE INFORMATION: All Ages Welcome COST: FREE to play games POTIONS & PIXELS has games for everyone! Whether you want to play a nostalgic game from your childhood, a party game, or a more complex strategy game, we have fun games from all eras and for all skill levels! We bring around 75 games from our collection of around 300 games to the event! Have a specific request? Check out our collection (https://goo.gl/kKadn7 *Check Both Pages*) and send us a message ahead of the event with any requests. Feel free to bring your own games as well, just check-in with the Game Night host (wearing an electronic name tag) first. Our Game Night hosts are always around to teach games and make recommendations! Carolina Beer Temple is a craft beer store with a craft beer bar in the Ayrsley town Center shopping Center in the Steele Creek area of Charlotte, North Carolina. They specialize in beers made in North Carolina, while also featuring the best in craft beers from across the United States and the world. They do not have a kitchen, but have plenty of food choices within a short walk! Outside food is always welcome! Check out all the great events from POTIONS & PIXELS: www.PotionsAndPixels.com https://www.facebook.com/PotionsAndPixels/ Level up your game night experience with POTIONS & PIXELS! POTIONS & PIXELS is Charlotte's premiere host of gaming events with a wide variety of Video Games / Board Games from all eras and for all skill levels.

19

Tue

R-CiTE w/ Nervous Nothings

Snug Harbor

December 19, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ R-CiTE: Our influences include psychedelic blues rock, punk-funk, dark wave, and art rock Nervous Nothings: indie/emo

20

Wed

Whiskey Wednesday with Jack Daniel's

Casa de Montecristo by JR Cigar

December 20, 5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

With any cigar or bar purchase, you'll get to enjoy a Jack Daniel's sampler of 4 unique blends. And be entered to win cool Jack Daniel's swag

20

Wed

Dreamchaser's Brewery Spotlight

Temple Mojo

December 20, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Come out to Temple Mojo Growler Shop as we spotlight Dreamchaser's Brewery from Waxhaw, NC. There will be four taps (TBD) dedicated to their delicious beer along with a brewery representative to answer questions about their brewery and their beers.

20

Wed

TNB Trivia REBOOT: Classic Holiday Movies #InCaseYouMissedIt

Thirsty Nomad Brewing

December 20, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Holidays are brighter and more interesting when you view classic movies. Happy Holidays to all those who, like us love classic holiday movies. We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Make sure to grab your tickets now, slots fill up fast! You can get up to 4 tickets for you and your team. Also, make sure to provide your team name on the order form for quicker check in.

20

Wed

December Residency : Dead Sea $crilla

Snug Harbor

December 20, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $2 18+ Dead Sea $crilla: Dead Sea $crilla. Fred Rock. Red Jesse. Charlotte, NC hip hop cries wild hearts out the chest over original beats. The most Unnecessary Rap Methodz of all are employed here to great effect. We saw the new moon. We know what the future holds. LeAnna Eden: LeAnna Eden is a singer-songwriter originally from Milwaukee, WI. She is an eclectic mix of musical genres ranging from neo-soul to alternative rock. A self taught guitarist she has been growing her brand. Over the past ten years she has played the Midwest, the Rust Belt and is slowly making her way up and down the East Coast. Sulfur: I write rap songs about life, love, dying in nuclear fire and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Business People: Post-funk and quarter-punk since 2010

21

Thu

Thurs Dec 21 - Belgian Winter Tap Takeover

Carolina Beer Temple

December 21, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Please join us Thursday, December 21st 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: Chouffe N'Ice, Delirium Noel, Gouden Carolus Noel (2016), and Scaldis Noel. We will be featuring flights and discounted drafts all day! Be sure to join us Thursday, December 21st for this exciting event!

21

Thu

Nate Randall Plays Seaboard

Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar

December 21, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Nate Randall brings his upbeat vibe to Matthews! Seaboard is happy to welcome him down with his mix of hits from the 90's and Aughts! Come on down, grab a drink and prep for the weekend with our Thursday Music Series!

21

Thu

Troegs Tap Takeover

Carolina Beer Temple at Ayrsley

December 21, 6:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.

Join us Thursday (Dec 21st) for the TroegsTap Takeover! We will be featuring several tasty beers from them and discounted pints. Flights will be available all day long! The tap list is still being determined so please stay tuned! See you at the Temple!

21

Thu

TNB Trivia: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Thirsty Nomad Brewing

December 21, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Join us for a night of trivia dedicated to Newt Scamander and his discovery and documentation of an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Make sure to grab your tickets now, slots fill up fast! You can get up to 4 tickets for you and your team. Also, make sure to provide your team name on the order form for quicker check in.

22

Fri

Shit*#rs Full 3: Winter is Here

The Cork and Cask

December 22, 7:00p.m. - 12:00a.m.

"Twas the night before the night before Christmas, when all through our house, not a customer was sober, not even your spouse. The Christmas beers were tapped behind the bar with care, in hopes that you, your friends, and your family would soon be here." Join us on Friday, December 22nd, at 7:00PM for round three of Christmas fun at The Cork and Cask! Christmas beers on tap, a Christmas music playlist, festive food specials, and all sorts of Christmas classics on the TV! Ugly sweaters preferred, but only if you'd like to possibly win a $50 gift card because you look so awesome...

22

Fri

David Childers w/ Carolina Gator Gumbo, It's Snakes

Snug Harbor

December 22, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $8 ADV $10 DOS David Childers: North Carolinian, David Childers, who happens to be an attorney by trade, is an acclaimed Americana artist who writes tough, literary tunes informed by heartland rock, country music, folk music, small towns, and lonesome highways. He also draws passionate inspiration and imagery from the Bible Carolina Gator Gumbo: Carolina GATOR GUMBO, based in Charlotte NC, is a well seasoned Cajun & Creole band bringing festive music from southwest Louisiana to the Carolinas since the early 90's! This friendly mix of high spirited musicians have sought and studied Cajun/Creole music, dance & culture throughout the southeast. Its Snakes: I t's Snakes! is the groovy new band featuring members of Fetchin Bones, Snagglepuss, Aqualads and Chalkies.

23

Sat

Goodnight Bros Band at The Vinyl Pi!

The Vinyl Pi

December 23, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.

Come pre-game your Christmas holiday with The Goodnight's and have a pizza party too!

23

Sat

Throwback Xmas Party w/ The Mighty DJ DR

Snug Harbor

December 23, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ Throwback Xmas Party w/ The Mighty DJ DR Come ready to have fun and dance: drinks, wear comfortable clothes, your good shoes and partying with some of the coolest people of Charlotte. Be prepared to hear samples, bossa nova, hip hop, soul, rnb, house, reggae and everything else.

24

Sun

Panthers vs Buccaneers

Ike's Dog Pub Play & Stay

December 24, 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Merry Christmas!! What better way to start the holiday with Panther football!!!

26

Tue

Canceled Tues Dec 26th - Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina

Carolina Beer Temple

December 26, 6:45p.m. - 8:45p.m.

** Carolina Beer Temple will be CLOSED on Tuesday, December 26th. As such, there will be no Run Club this day. We'll see you on Tuesday, January 2nd ** 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 back to Carolina Beer Temple. Free cool water awaits you at the finish and 18 taps with cool beer, cider or mead is available inside. Meet at Carolina Beer Temple a little early - runs begin at 6:45. Every Tuesday one of the lighter beer options on our draft list - such as a Pilsner, Lager or Golden Ale will be at least $1 off. Since we rotate our taps often, the exact beer on special is always something different - but recent options have included Olde Mecklenburg's Capt. Jack Pilsner, Triple C's Golden Boy and White Street's Kolsch! It's always a fun time...you don't want to miss out!

26

Tue

Country Christmas Tuesday

Snug Harbor

December 26, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) FREE 18+ Country Tuesday: Alcohol and country music served until 2 am. Tony Wain & The Neon Leons: ANDREW RIDDLE NATHAN BISHOP TRAVIS PHILLIPS DANIEL BECKHAM IAN PASQUINI

27

Wed

TNB Trivia REBOOT: Disney 90's Cartoons #InCaseYouMissedIt

Thirsty Nomad Brewing

December 27, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Do you remember all the details of your favorite 90's Disney cartoons? Come out and show us your old school cartoon knowledge! Make sure to grab your tickets now, slots fill up fast! You can get up to 4 tickets for you and your team. Also, make sure to provide your team name on the order form for quicker check in.

27

Wed

Gift Rap Week 4 - Dead Year's Eve

Snug Harbor

December 27, 8:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

THE ALBUM RELEASE GALA 2018 is a Very Fancy Year. Come dressed for 2018. Dead Sea $crilla presents "Dead Year's Eve" written by Red Jesse and Fred Rock beats by Fred Rock produced by Justin Aswell Dead Sea's first full-length album will be available at half price to partygoers. Enjoy performances by Hectagons JT Blu House and Dead Sea $crilla performing their new album "Dead Year's Eve"

27

Wed

December Residency : Dead Sea $crilla

Snug Harbor

December 27, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM) $2 18+ Dead Sea $crilla: Dead Sea $crilla. Fred Rock. Red Jesse. Charlotte, NC hip hop cries wild hearts out the chest over original beats. The most Unnecessary Rap Methodz of all are employed here to great effect. We saw the new moon. We know what the future holds. Hectagons: Instrumental band founded in Charlotte, North Carolina by Wyley Buck Boswell & Richard Culp. joined very quickly by Korey Dudley. After playing many shows as a trio we added Justin 'Aswell' Blackwood to the group in 2011.

28

Thu

Taylor Winchester Plays Seaboard

Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar

December 28, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Taylor Winchester brings a folk rock twist to his brand of solo acoustic performances. Playing in local bands quite some time(as well as with Elonzo Wesley), Taylor has a fun and entertaining mix of folk, rock, indie and americana!

28

Thu

TNB Trivia: Golden Girls

Thirsty Nomad Brewing

December 28, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Join us for a night of trivia about everyone's favorite senior quartet! Make sure to grab your tickets now, slots fill up fast! You can get up to 4 tickets for you and your team. Also, make sure to provide your team name on the order form for quicker check-in.

29

Fri

CUSP Vol. 4

Snug Harbor

December 29, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors @ 9:00 PM) $5 18+ 10th Letter: Jeremi Johnson (10th Letter) is a musician and visual artist currently living in Atlanta, GA. Drawing inspiration from surrealism, he uses uses a combination of live instrumentation, electronic drums, samples, and found sounds to create heavily textured sonic landscapes. His afro-futuristic compositions speak to his observations about society and nature and his deep interest in mysticism and the human experience. In his live performances, 10th Letter brings a bass heavy, beat driven, psychedelic experience that is not easily forgotten. Ghost Trees: Ghost Trees are Seth Nanaa (drums) and Brent Bagwell (tenor saxophone). Nanaa (ex-Indian Summer) and Bagwell (Great Architect) met in NYC in 2000. Along with bassist Jordon Schranz, they formed The Eastern Seaboard. That trio toured the US relentlessly, releasing two records with legendary Italian label Black Saint and a fistful of vinyl and CDs from Tigerasylum Records. After playing together for a decade, the duo have released their debut 10" on the Future Recordings label. QUISOL: QUISOL is an artist and organizer from Charlotte, NC with a sound known as #LatinxFuture that draws from salsa, soul, bossa nova and indie rock. QUISOL is the sound of a movement and a collective imagining of people of color in a liberated future. Preorder The World Keeps Turning EP at www.quisol.band Brother Aten: Bleak music Zodiac Lovers: Casey Malone Charlotte, NC 28205 USA

30

Sat

Darrell Harwood

Apps & Taps

December 30, 8:00p.m. - 1:00a.m.

30

Sat

BASK w/ Modern Primitives, Planet Creep

Snug Harbor

December 30, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 10:00 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM) $8 18+ Bask: Letter to the listener: Progressive; heavy; psychedelic; americana, have all been used to describe Bask. The truth, we are four musicians based in Asheville North Carolina who love making music. We want rhythm heard for miles, melodies remembered for weeks and an honesty and sincerity felt to your bones. Most of all we want you to listen without concern for what you are hearing. To listen only for the sake of hearing. Esse Quam Videri, Bask Modern Primitives: Modern Primitives have been growling around the Charlotte scene since 2011, honing their techniques by focusing on their prolific live performances. Their sound is a premium blend of loose psychedelia, wild rock, and just the right amount of boozy, hungover blues. These personalities work as one, culminating in the smirking, melted madness between garage glam and psych-rock. Planet Creep: volume over skill

31

Sun

TNB NYE Party

Thirsty Nomad Brewing

December 31, 5:00p.m. - 1:00a.m.

Join us for New Year's Eve at Thirsty Nomad Brewing. Tix are only $30 and include the following: Party from 5p-1a * Live Music from Greg Lilley 8p - midnight * Dinner provided by Mysausagebuddy * Belgian desserts by A Smart Cookie LLC * 10 taps of different Belgian beers * 2 New Year's Eve toasts / 6p and midnight * Clash of the Nomads: Tripel Threat (TNB's 4 brewers will be going head to head in this customer's choice competition for picking the best Belgian Tripel. Whoever's beer sells the most and gets highest rated wins and goes into regular rotation.) Space is limited to 100 people, so grab your tix NOW!

31

Sun

Seaboard New Year's Eve Party!

Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar

December 31, 7:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Where are you going for New Year's Eve? Stay close to home, we will be open until last call at 2AM. Matthew's Largest New Year's Eve Party (we think) we have 100+ seats indoors and also one of the largest outdoor patios around, along with 12 outdoor heaters to keep you warm! There is no cover charge! Free Hor d'oeuvres / Pizza / NYE Party Favors Reserve tables now for parties of 8 or more. Last year was a great success but this year we are going even bigger! Champagne Toast at Midnight for $12, with custom glass!

4

Thu

Mike Waters Plays Seaboard

Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar

January 4, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Michael Waters' eclectic approach to music produces a rock style blended with funk, country, soul, and blues. A self-proclaimed "music freak," he absorbs everything he feels to be musically organic, and then uses that inspiration to create an ever-changing vibe. http://www.mwatersmusic.com/info.html

5

Fri

Dollhands w/ Trunkweed, Dumb Doctors, Taxing

Snug Harbor

January 5, 10:00p.m. - 2:00a.m.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 10:00 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM) $5 18+ Dollhands: Garage rock from Charlotte / NC battle of the bands loser Trunkweed: ~ transcendental death pop ~ DUMB Doctors: when the hot summer in charleston comes and everyone is crazy from the heat then you need to go see DUMB DOCTORS. When the night get late and becomes the morning you need to listen to DUMB DOCTORS to get you to work on time. When you need to have cold beer, roll one up, or just need to rock you need DUMB DOCTORS. Taxing: emo noise pop