Before heading back to school, take advantage of the last few weeks of summer!
Music: Miley Cyrus, Booker T Jones, Reevestock, Hillsong Worship, The Bacon Brothers, The Legendary Briarhoppers 80th Anniversary, James Taylor, Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson, NIN, Soundgarden, Keyshia Cole, David Gray, Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars, Panic! at the Disco, One Republic, The Script, Scotty McCreery, Motley Crue with Alice Cooper, 3 Doors Down, Old Crow Medicine Show, Keith Urban, Needtobreathe, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Rich Robinson, Drake vs. Lil Wayne, Passenger, G.Love and Special Sauce, K Michelle, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Enjoy the last month of Alive after Five at the Epicentre.
Festivals: Charlotte Pride Parade with headliner Leann Rimes, 9th Annual Shakespeare Festival, Bon Odoro Festival, Hummingbird Festival, Queen City Bike Fest, Matthews Alive, Build your own Boat Festival, Triple C Summer Folk Festival
By the by, tickets for October’s Taste of the World go on sale August 1.
For the kids: Back to School event with free backpacks, haircuts and immunizations, SouthPark’s Movies under the Stars, The Fresh Beat Band, Uh-oh!, Alien Worlds and Androids, Dick’s Sporting Goods Invitational, Back to School Monster Truck Bash, 12 Angry Jurors, Sweeney Todd: School Edition , Shark Week at Discovery Place, Read with Baron the Dog, Penguins 3D, Geometrics and Pizza, Miss May’s Garden Tea
Other fun happenings: Southern Ideal Home Show, The Great Gatsby Gala, Repticon Charlotte Reptile and Exotic Animal Show, Sing for the Cure, Bearden Birthday Bash, HairWalk:the Movement, Stuff the Bus, Carolina Guitar Show, Labor Day celebration, Strand of Pearls Luncheon, Teal Tea Party