Check out these events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area this weekend— as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.


Laura Izibor

Utopia SoundStage

The rising Irish-born singer Laura Izibor returns to Charlotte for an intimate show of catchy, keyboard-driven tunes at Utopia Lounge.

Food Carlos Café has your Cuban comfort food fix. Try the lechon asado. more...

Theater Love, marriage, and hostility, it’s all in Davidson Community Players’ performances of Barefoot in the Park at Davidson College’s Duke Family Performance Hall. more...


Pride Charlotte 2009

Gateway Village

Charlotte goes gay today, as Pride Charlotte 2009 – a huge fest celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities – brings its merriment and entertainment galore to Gateway Village.

Festival Charlotte Caribbean Festival at Independence Park gives folks the opportunity to check out a parade, performances by a variety of entertainers, vendors and of course, flavorful Caribbean food. more...

Theater Don’t miss a performance of Shakespeare Carolina’s daring Antony & Cleopatra at Theatre Charlotte. more...


Kid Rock/Lynyrd Skynyrd

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

“My name is…” Kid Rock is set to perform with none other than Lynyrd Skynyrd at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.

Dance Belly dancing might look easy, but if you’ve ever tried it you know it’s not. See it done by the pros at Belly Oasis Mid-East Dance Concert at CPCC’s Pease Auditorium. more...

Theater Murder mystery is in the air and you can decide who-dun-it at performances of Shear Madness at Stage Door Theater. more...

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