Live music: 15 biggest concerts in Charlotte in 2020

Live music: 15 biggest concerts in Charlotte in 2020
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Charlotte live music fans, here’s a quick list of the 10 biggest concerts in Charlotte in 2020.

First, a playlist featuring songs from the artists below:


January 21: Celine Dion

The Canadian singer and five-time GRAMMY Award winner is touring in support of her latest album, Courage, which came out in November.

Location: Spectrum Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $85-$699


February 15: Wale

The 35-year-old rapper released his sixth studio album, Wow… That’s Crazy, in October.

Location: The Fillmore
Time: 9 p.m.
Tickets: $25


February 29: Diana Ross

An icon. A legend. There’s no party or wedding complete without a Diana Ross song, or two.

Location: Belk Theater
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: SOLD OUT


March 6: Sturgill Simpson, Tyler Childers

Simpson and Childers, who have both burst onto the scene in recent years, team up for a three-month arena tour.

Location: Spectrum Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $50.50-$80.50


March 18: Michael Bublé

The singer’s latest album, Love, is up for a GRAMMY Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Location: Spectrum Center
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: $68.50-$650


April 1: Mandy Moore

A bit of a throwback, Mandy Moore has been nominated for an Emmy, Grammy, and Golden Globe. You  probably love  her in a “A Walk To Remember” and, much more recently, “This is Us.”

Location: Knight Theater
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: $46.50-$122


April 18: Billy Joel

The singer and pianist will perform the first concert at Bank of America Stadium since 2012, and just the third ever.

Location: Bank of America Stadium
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: $49.50-$875


April 24-26: Tuck Fest: Lake Street Dive, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, ZZ Ward, Boy Named Banjo, The Suffers, Birdtalker, Ona, Oliver Hazard, Neal Francis

Lake Street Dive (Friday 9 p.m.), Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (Saturday 9 p.m.) and ZZ Ward (Sunday 5 p.m.) headline what’s become one of the best events of the year in Charlotte.

Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center
Time: 5 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: FREE


April 25: Jimmy Buffett

There’s no better way to celebrate warmer weather than escaping to some place tropical with Jimmy Buffett.

Location: PNC Music Pavillion
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: Go on sale January 10


May 1-3: Epicenter Festival: Metallica, Godsmack, Papa Roach, Disturbed, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Staind, Deftones, Volbeat and more

The rock festival moves from Rockingham Speedway to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 2020 edition, which features heavy hitters Metallica headlining both Friday and Sunday nights.

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Time: Schedule yet to be released
Tickets: Daily passes start at $99.50, while weekend passes start at $189.50. VIP tickets are $199.50 per day or $499.50 for the weekend. Car camping passes are $225.


May 2: Garth Brooks

The country megastar has already sold out his first appearance at the 75,523-seat stadium.

Location: Bank of America Stadium
Time: 7 p.m.
Tickets: SOLD OUT


June 2: Ozzy Osbourne

He’s sold more than 100 million albums, was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has a star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and won a Grammy.

Location: PNC Music Pavilion
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $29-$250+


June 21: Alanis Morissette

An icon from the 90s, Alanis is the throwback concert you need with your girlfriends.

Location: PNC Music Pavilion
Time: 7 p.m.
Tickets: $55-$166+


July 11: Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

The Stadium Tour swings through Charlotte the Saturday after the Fourth of July.

Location: Bank of America Stadium
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Tickets: $135.50-$2,000


September 14: Maroon 5, Meghan Trainor

The pop band is expected to release its seventh studio album, which features the single “Memories,” sometime in 2020.

Location: PNC Music Pavilion
Time: 7 p.m.
Tickets: $39.50-$660

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