Charlotte Fall-Winter Concert Guide

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 By Mitchell Franklin 

September 23, 2019 (Updated weekly)

Once again, Charlotte seems to be attracting bigger and better acts to bring their tours through the Queen City. Between classic rock, mainstream hip-hop, and up-and-coming indie bands, there is something for everyone coming to the Queen City over the next few months. As anniversary tours for classic albums are becoming more popular, there are several shows mentioned below where artists will be playing their old LPs in full. But, there is also still plenty of new and exciting music being released, too. See our picks of the best upcoming shows below, ranging from superstars at Spectrum Center and The Fillmore to promising young acts at Snug Harbor and The Milestone.

Nov. 13 – Dinosaur Jr. at Neighborhood Theatre 

J Mascis, Lou Barlow, and Murph have been making music under the moniker Dinosaur Jr. since the mid ‘80s. The lo-fi indie rockers have had a triumphant comeback since 2005 with albums that have been heralded as being as good as their classics.

Nov. 19 – The Dip at Neighborhood Theatre 

Seven-piece soul band The Dip is making their way to Charlotte from Seattle for perform their throwback sound. With their funky brand of soul, they are sure to keep the audience moving all night.

Nov. 20 – The Menzingers at The Underground *Giveaway*

Punk rock band The Menzingers are bringing their frenetic energy and intense guitar riffs to The Underground. Tigers Jaw and Culture Abuse will be opening the show, making it a great night for fans of contemporary punk music.

Nov. 20 – Jonas Brothers at Spectrum Center 

After a few years to being broken up and focusing on solo albums, the Jonas Brothers are back creating chart-topping pop hits. The brothers, now grown and married, still manage to be heartthrobs and have had major success with their new singles “Sucker” and “Cool.”

Nov. 23 – Freddie Gibbs at The Fillmore *Giveway*

Fresh off his second collaborative studio album with legendary record producer Madlib, Freddie Gibbs will bring his Album Of The Year Tour to Charlotte on November 23.

Nov. 27 – Human Resource and Young Mister at The Evening Muse 

Charleston, South Carolina’s Human Resources bring their bubbly pop-centric indie rock sound to The Evening Muse. Formed in 2015 by Dries Vandenberg (Susto), Aaron Utterback, Paul Chelmis, and Matt Zutell, Human Resources has quickly become a blossoming band in the Charleston music scene.

Nov. 29 – Manchester Orchestra at The Fillmore *Giveaway

Celebrating 10 years of their most acclaimed album, Mean Everything To Nothing, Manchester Orchestra will be bringing their alternative rock to The Fillmore. Brimming with heavy distorted guitars, crashing drums, and emotive vocals, the album bridges the gap between the mainstream and the underground.

Nov. 29 – BJ Barham (solo) at The Evening Muse 

Frontman of the Raleigh-based alt-country outfit, American Aquarium, singer-songwriter BJ Barham brings an intimate solo show experience to The Evening Muse this winter for a cozy night of music.

Nov. 30 – EPMD and Beanie Sigel at The Fillmore *Giveaway

The legendary hip-hop duo will reunite in Charlotte on November 30 with the Broad Street Bully Beanie Sigel at The Fillmore.

Dec. 2 – Cage The Elephant at The Fillmore 

Matt Shultz and the rambunctious rockers of Cage the Elephant rifled through a 19-song set at PNC Pavilion in August with Beck and Spoon. Fans will get to see the band in a more intimate setting at The Fillmore to kick off the holiday season.

Dec. 4 – Phantogram at The Fillmore

The indie electro-pop duo Phantogram heads back to Charlotte for 106.5 The End’s Festivus. Having played numerous times in Charlotte over the years, the show will have a hometown holiday feel.

Dec. 6 – Incubus at The Fillmore

It’s been 20 years since Incubus released Make Yourself, which contained some of their most successful tracks like “Drive,” “Pardon Me,” and “Stellar.” The band has gone through many different styles over their storied career, but this classic album found them at their broadest commercial appeal. 

Dec. 17 – Lindsey Stirling at Ovens Auditorium

Critically acclaimed electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling will bring her Warmer in the Winter Christmas Tour to Charlotte just in time for the holidays to support her highly successful holiday album Warmer in the Winter. 

Dec. 18 – Snoop Dogg at The Fillmore *Giveaway

Rapper, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor Snoop Dogg will return to the Queen City for his I Wanna Thank Me Tour. Beginning his career in 1992, Snoop was discovered by Dr. Dre and featured on Dre’s solo debut, “Deep Cover,” and then on Dre’s legendary compilation, The Chronic. He has sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.

Dec. 19 – Tyler Childers at The Fillmore *Giveaway

In August of this year, Tyler Childers put out his latest album, Country Squire, which was produced by the great Sturgill Simpson. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and finds Childers writing top-notch country tunes.

*This guide will be updated weekly as concerts are announced and pass* 

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