Some big acts are in town this weekend, including J. Cole and Florida Georgia Line, but if you’re looking for some passion, some soul and some bang for your buck (ahem, free), Jarekus Singleton is your man. Get out to the Whitewater Center Thursday. Bring your dog. Bring your friends. Bring your mom. You won’t be disappointed.
Times listed are when the show is scheduled to start, not when the doors are opened. Unless listed otherwise, prices are before taxes and fees.
- 8/13/15: Jarekus Singleton; US National Whitewater Center, 7pm, free. Saw Jarekus at Double Door Inn in April. Didn’t know too much about him. Was blown away. Told him to come back to Charlotte. He’s back with his soulful, modern blues.
- CANCELED: 8/13/15: Brandon Flowers, Rey Pila; Fillmore, 8pm, $33.58. Flowers, the lead singer of The Killers, released his second solo album in May. While his solo effort is quite different than his Killers’ music, listen for the catchy pop you’re used to.
- Math the Band, The Emotron, Dollar Signs, Smelly Felly, DJ Wyley B, Pants’ Flying Taco Circus; Milestone, 9pm, $7-$10
- Good Old War, Visulite Theatre, 8pm, $15-$18
- J. Cole, Big Sean, YG, Jeremih; PNC Music Pavilion, 6:30pm, $39-$100.40 with fees and taxes
- Prawn, Dikembe, aggrocragg; Neighborhood Theatre, 9pm, $7
- Roots of a Rebellion, Queen City Dub, Lovely Budz, and Floralix; Rabbit Hole, 9pm, $5-$8
- Foxtrot & the Get Down, Jen Foster; Evening Muse, 8pm, $6-$8
- Brandon Flowers, Rey Pila; Fillmore, 8pm, $33.58
- The Aristocrats, Travis Larson, Hephystus; Tremont Music Hall, 8pm, $20-$25
- Jarekus Singleton, US National Whitewater Center, 7pm, free
- Tattermask, Angwish, Hooka Hey, Cylearian; Neighborhood Theatre, 9pm, $10
- Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Frankie Ballard; PNC Music Pavilion, 7:30pm, $41.25-$82.86 with fees and taxes
- Brave Baby, Susto, Octopus Jones; Snug Harbor, 10pm, $7
- Willy Porter; Evening Muse, 8pm, $17-$20
- Community Center, The Menders, Porcelain, Frank and his Alter Egos; Milestone, 9pm, $5-$7
- Cromags, Deadlock NCHC, The Fill Ins, and Die Faster; Tremont Music Hall, 7:30pm, $18-$20
- Garrison Keillor, Uptown Amphitheatre, 7:30pm, $36-$115.44
- Ancient Cities; US National Whitewater Center, 7pm, free
- Josh Daniel & Mark Schimick Project, Heart of a Ghost; Visulite Theatre, 9pm, free
- SkinKage, A Graceful Regret, The Reason You Stayed, OSARA; Tremont Music Hall, 7pm, $5-$8
- The Icarus Account, Austin Smith, Braandon Carpenter; Evening Muse, 8pm, $6-$8
- Party Thieves, Boy Beats World, Danny B, E $; Neighborhood Theatre, 9pm, $10-$20
- Lindi Ortega, Charloe King; Double Door Inn, 9pm, $12-$15
- Serfs, Jackson Scott, Dear Blanca, Natural Causes; Snug Harbor, 10pm, $5
- Trevor Hall, Tubby Love; Visulite Theatre, 8pm, $17-$20
- Big Freedia, Neighborhood Theatre, 8pm, $33-$60
- Camila; Fillmore, 8pm, $53.95 with taxes and fees
- 32 Pints, Eyes Eat Suns, Refuse the Conformity, Rothschild, Lila Ignite; Tremont Music Hall, 5pm, $10-$12