ALIVE AFTER FIVE AT THE EPICENTRE May 27: Slippery When Wet, a Bon Jovi tribute band on the Rooftop Stage. EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St. www.aliveafterfives.com.
ALIVE AFTER FIVE AT BALLANTYNE COMMONS May 27: Too Much Sylvia. Ballantyne Commons, 15205 John J. Delaney Drive. www.aliveafterfives.com.
ALIVE AFTER FIVE AT PIEDMONT TOWN CENTER May 26: Skate Rink Jukebox. 4725 Piedmont Row Drive. www.aliveafterfives.com.
AMOS' SOUTHEND May 27: D.A.D. with Enter The Void and Chapel Grove; May 28: Elements of Jazz & Royalty Records with Ra-Von and more; May 29: Last Band Standing Finale, presented by Spectra Records; 1423 S. Tryon St. 704-377-6874. www.amossouthend.com
CAROWINDS FESTIVAL OF MUSIC 2010 In its 34th year, this festival gives music students the opportunity to play live. Adjudicators will listen, evaluate and comment on each group's performances. For a detailed schedule or more information, visit http://music.carowinds.com/. May 28. Carowinds, 14523 Carowinds Blvd. 704-588-2600. www.carowinds.com.
DOUBLE DOOR INN May 26: Jacob Jeffries Band; May 27: Do It To Julia; May 28: Swift Robinson with Marco Pollo; May 29: Sun Domingo with Transmission Fields; May 31: The Monday Nite All-Stars. 1218 Charlottetowne Ave. 704-376-1446. www.doubledoorinn.com.
FOOD LION SPEED STREET FESTIVAL May 27: Liquid Pleasure, Voltage Brothers, Rodney Atkins, Morris Day & The Time, Luke Bryan; May 28: Shootin' Blanks, Josh Turner and Everclear; May 29: Another Day Falls, Corey Smith, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and more. www.600festival.com.
FOUNDERS HALL FRIDAY ACOUSTIC CONCERT SERIES Performance by Tom Billotto on guitar. For more information, visit www.foundershall.com. Fri., May 28, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Free. Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon St, Bank of America Corp Cntr.
JOYFEST Celebration of gospel music, featuring musicians Fred Hammond, J.Moss, Donald Lawrence, and Canton Jones. In addition, there will be performances by comedians Bone Hampton and Sinbad. Held in Carowinds' Paladium Amphitheatre. Sat., May 29. $32.99-$50.99. Carowinds, 14523 Carowinds Blvd. 704-588-2600. www.carowinds.com.
MATTHEWS SUMMER CONCERT & MOVIE SERIES Performance by blues act Robin Rodgers. Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks. For more information, call 704-321-7275 or visit www.matthewsfun.com. Sat., May 29, 7 p.m. Free. Stumptown Park, Matthews, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews.
NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE May 27: Free music night/Bass Church; May 28: The Pimps of Joytime. 511 E. 36th St. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
SNUG HARBOR May 26: When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth, Quiet Hooves, Bubbly Mommy Gun; May 28: Snug 600 with Pinche Gringo, Jeremiah & the Howling Owls, North Elementary, The Activity; May 29: Snug 600 with Hectagons, Husky, The Lesser Pauls; May 30: Snug 600 w/ Dex Romweber Duo, Flat Tires, The Poontanglers, Bout It Boyz, Dirtbag Love Affair. 1228 Gordon St. 704-333-9799. www.snugrock.com.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES IN CORNELIUS Memorial Day Program honoring veterans and members of the Armed Forces. The program will include a keynote speaker and 21 gun salute and patriotic songs. Sat., May 29, 11 a.m. Free. Legion Park, Cornelius, 21214 Legion St.
THE EVENING MUSE May 26: Jacob Johnson and Justin Taylor/Glasgow; May 27: Jeremy Hopkins and Jeremy Aggers/Andrew X, Aminal and The Activity; May 28: Pierce Pettis with Eric-Scott Guthrie/The Rescues with Garrison Starr; May 29: Carolina Gator Gumbo/Greg Laswell with Brian Wright; May 30: Greg Laswell with Jimmy Gnecco; May 31: Find Your Muse open mic. 3227 N. Davidson St. 704-376-3737. www.theeveningmuse.com.
THE MILESTONE May 28: Hair Supply with Sinister Moustache and Dinner; May 29: Eric Crays & Friends with Josh Burch Trio, Yadkin River Theory and The Adulterers; May 30: Stuck Lucky with The Not Likelys, Murdock and When It Hits. 3400 Tuckaseegee Road. www.themilestoneclub.com.
TREMONT MUSIC HALL May 27: Stitchy C & Iconoclast Crew with The Thought Criminals, Streifte Geist, more; May 28: Self Made Monsters with Greasy Kitty; May 29: A Road Eternal with Culprit Strain; May 30: The Lo and Beholds, Dangerous Ponies and The Speak Of. 400 W. Tremont Ave. 704-343-9494. www.tremontmusichall.com.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF CHARLOTTE The Sounds of Diversity: The Charlotte Pride Band presents a selection of diverse music ranging from classical wind ensemble to Dixieland jazz to musical and movie scores. For more information, visit http://charlotteprideband.org/concerts. Sat., May 29, 8 p.m. 234 N. Sharon Amity Road.
WHITEWATER RIVER JAM May 27: Lefty Williams Band; May 29: Exit 54. For more information, visit www.usnwc.org/riverjam. U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway.
VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE May 27: Country Throwdown Tour, featuring Montgomery Gentry, Jamey Johnson and more. 707 Pavilion Blvd. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.
VISULITE THEATRE May 26: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad; May 28: Jackopierce with Mike Garrigan and Mark Kano. 1615 Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200. www.visulite.com
ALIVE AFTER FIVE AT THE EPICENTRE June 3: Zoso, a Led Zeppelin tribute band on the Rooftop Stage/ Chuck Folds Five on the Vineyards Stage; June 10: Dave Matthews Tribute Band on the Rooftop Stage/ White Chocolate on the Vineyards Stage; June 17: Appetite For Destruction, a Guns and Roses Tribute band on the Rooftop Stage/ Alternate Take on the Vineyards Stage; June 24: Sleeping Booty on Rooftop Stage/ Skate Rink Jukebox on the Vineyards Stage. The EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St. www.aliveafterfives.com.