About Us 

Creative Loafing Charlotte is the go-to source for all things arts and entertainment in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area of North Carolina, including music, film, visual and performing arts, dining, style, sex and love, as well the region’s most fearless, hard-hitting news stories.

Founded in 1987, CL has made an indelible mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, solid reporting, sharp criticism and the most complete events listings in the area. (For up-to-date numbers on our circulation and readership, please contact our office.)

CL Charlotte offers readers a valuable website (CLCLT.com) that provides a steady stream of daily news and cultural analysis, arts and entertainment reviews, video reports and other forms of multimedia. In its 30+ years as the dominant alternative weekly newsmedia outlet, CL has steadily upped its presence in the Charlotte area and has repeatedly won statewide journalism awards.

Creative Loafing Charlotte is owned by Womack Digital LLC.