Festivals & Special Events
Charlotte’s ultimate guide to festivals, concert series and special events with live music.

Live Music Festivals Charlotte, NC - 2024

Looking for the top live music festivals and special events near Charlotte, NC, in 2024? You’ve landed in the right spot. We’ve organized everything in one place to make your search hassle-free. Our list includes everything from Charlotte’s biggest music festivals to intimate local concert series and much more. Whether you’re into rock, jazz, country, or anything in between, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to make 2024 a year of epic live music memories!

Make sure to bookmark this page as your go-to source for discovering music festivals and special events that have live music! We update it on weekly, ensuring you never miss out on Charlotte’s live music.

January

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February

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March

24
Sun

Keukenhof Spring Market

Lost Worlds Brewing Company, Cornelius, NC

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29-31
Fri-Sun

Charlotte Shout

You can start at First Ward Park in Zone 1 at 301 E. 7th St. or start at the SHOUT! Lounge in Zone 3 at 200 S. College St.

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30
Sat

South End Wine & Hops Festival

Lenny Boy Brewing, 3000 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217

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April

1-14
Mon-Sun

Charlotte Shout

You can start at First Ward Park in Zone 1 at 301 E. 7th St. or start at the SHOUT! Lounge in Zone 3 at 200 S. College St.

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5-6
Fri-Sat

Carolina BBQ Festival

209 E 7th St Charlotte, NC 28202

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6
Sat

Pet Palooza

Humane Society of Charlotte – 2684 Toomey Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203

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6
Sat

2024 Charlotte Brewfest

South End Station Parking Lot – 1435 South Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28203

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6
Sat

Huntersville Food + Brews Street Festival

201 Huntersville Concord Rd Huntersville NC 28078

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12-14
Fri-Sun

Moo, Brew & ‘Que Music Fest

817 Hamilton St Charlotte, NC 28206

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13
Sat

Paws in the Park

Pineville Lake Park – 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville, NC 28134

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13-14
Sat-Sun

Charlotte StrEATS Festival

Gateway Village (900 W. Trade St.)

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13
Sat

Charlotte Brunch Festival

7132 Pleasant Grove Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216

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19-21
Fri-Sun

Tuck Fest

Whitewater Center – 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte, NC 28214

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20
Sat

Wine & Food Festival

Ballantyne’s Backyard – 11611 N Community House Rd Charlotte, NC 28277

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20
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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20
Sat

2024 Loch Norman Highland Games and Scottish Festival

Historic Rural Hill – 4431 Neck Road Huntersville, NC 28078

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20
Sat

Earth Day at the Gateway Trail

Kings Mountain Gateway Trail – 807 S Battleground Ave, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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26-27
Fri-Sat

Jazz Concert Series

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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26-28
Fri-Sun

BrightFire Music & Arts Festival

GreenLife Family Farms, 281 Odell School Road – Concord, NC 28027

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27
Sat

‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

Oak Street Mill – 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC 28031

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27
Sat

Charlotte Festivals and Grilled Cheese Festival

1435 South Tryon St,Charlotte,28203

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May

3-4
Fri-Sat

Breakaway Presents: Another World 2024

zMAX Dragway – 6570 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord, NC 28027

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3-5
Fri-Sun

Lovin’ Life Music Fest

300 North Brevard Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

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4
Sat

Carolina Vet Fest

The Rooster – 334 W Main Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052

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4-5
Sat-Sun

14th Kings Drive Art Walk

Little Sugar Creek Greenway at 600 South Kings Drive, (at the corner of East Morehead St.), Charlotte, NC 28203

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5
Sat-Sun

Hello Huntersville Music & Arts Festival

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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10-11
Fri-Sat

BeachFest Matthews

Stumptown Park – 120 S Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105

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11
Sat

Charlotte Dragon Boat Race and Asian Festival

Ramsey Creek Park – Cornelius, NC

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18
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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18
Sat

Charlotte Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

Ballantyne’s Backyard 11611 N Community House Rd. Charlotte, NC 28277

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19
Sun

Festa Italiana Charlotte

2620 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC, 28204

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June

8
Sat

Viva Venezuela Festival

Route 29 Pavillion 5650 Sandusky Blvd – Concord, NC 28027

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7-9
Fri-Sun

Taste of Charlotte

Uptown Charlotte Tryon St.

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15
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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20
Thu

LaLaCaboosa

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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21-22
Fri-Sat

Durag Festival

Location: TBA

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24
Mon

Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2024

PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC

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29
Sat

Gastonia Food + Brews Street Festival

Gastonia, NC

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July

3-4
Wed-Thu

Harrisburg July 4th Celebration

Harrisburg, NC

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13
Sat

CLT Edge Fest 2024

NoDa Brewing – 150 W 32nd St. Charlotte, NC 28206

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18
Thu

LaLaCaboosa

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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20
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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27
Sat

Brewstock Music Fest

The Rooster – Gastonia, NC 28206

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August

15
Thu

LaLaCaboosa

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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24
Sat

Tacos ‘N Taps

Ballantyne’s Backyard 11611 N Community House Rd. Charlotte, NC 28277

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September

14
Sat

Cornelius Festival of Cultures

Cain Park – 21336 Catawba Avenue Cornelius, NC 28031

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14
Sat

Stallings Fest

Stallings Municipal Park

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14
Sat

Bands, Brews & BBQ Festival

Liberty Park – 225 E Iredell Ave, Mooresville, NC 28115

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21
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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24
Sun

Ciao Italia Matthews

Stumptown Park – 120 S. Trade Street Matthews, NC 28105

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27
Fri

LaLaCaboosa – Latino Night

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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27
Fri

Breakaway Carolina 2024

zMAX Dragway – 6570 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord, NC 28027

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28
Sat

Wine & Food Festival

Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall – 4400 Sharon Rd Charlotte, NC 28211

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October

4-5
Fri-Sat

FabFest

Evening Events: Knight Theater – 430 S. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Daytime Events: The Parr Center 1201 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204

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12
Thu

Laketoberfest

11536 Bailey Rd Cornelius, NC 28031

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17
Thu

LaLaCaboosa

Veterans Park – Huntersville, NC

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17-19
Thu-Sat

Mint Hill Madness

Mint Hill Veterans Park – 8500 Fairview Rd. Mint Hill, NC 28227

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19
Sat

Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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November

2
Sat

Whiskey Wine & Fire

Ballantyne’s Backyard – 11611 N Community House Rd Charlotte, NC 28277

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16
Sat

Holiday Pop-up Market

14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

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December

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