Blame It On The Boogie – Charlotte, NC Events – June 12th – June 18th, 2015

By David Boling

The end of Spring is now. See it out with in style with some of the best music and festivities in Charlotte. It’s going to be hot so make sure you stay hydrated with plenty of water (or brew).

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Friday, June 12th – Sunday, June 14th : The 2015 NoDa Summer Musicfest

The Chop Shop

Another great event in our beloved NoDa Neighborhood. Per their website: “Come out and celebrate 3 days of food, family fun and more than 40 of your favorite local and regional bands on 3 stages!!!”

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Saturday, June 13th : Brew Stash Bash

U.S. National Whitewater Center

The USNWC quickly became a treasured piece in Charlotte’s crown. Per their website: “Nothing goes together like outdoor adventure and craft beer. The 4th Annual Brew Stash Bash returns to the USNWC, featuring a wide selection of local, regional and national craft breweries all in one spot after a fun filled Brew Dash 6K Trail Race prior to the beer sampling. “

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Symphony Park, SouthPark

This is the second installment in The Charlotte Symphony’s Summer Pops series of 2015. Per their website: “From Swan Lake to Romeo and Juliet, journey through some of the most iconic and theatrical music in the classical repertoire as the Symphony celebrates Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky”

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Tuesday, June 16th : Dine Out For Kids 2015

Various Area Restaurants

Support our local kids with Communities In Schools Charlotte-Meclenburg. Per their website: “Make a difference in the life of a child – every bite counts! Dine Out For Kids offers restaurants, corporate and faith-based communities, and individuals the opportunity to support students in need in our community.”

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Featured recurring event: Charlotte Squawks 11 at Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Last Chance to see: Alive After Five’s Beer and Wine Garden at The EpiCenter

Beyond Uptown: Chicago at Duke Family Performance Hall

Upcoming: Keep your calendars open for these events. More details to come.

June: TMP Beatles Tribute Night

July: Summer Pops: Celebrate America!, 24 Hours of Booty

September: Tosco Music Party

These are just a few of my personal picks of things to do in Charlotte. For more information on Charlotte events I suggest you check out these great resources.

Charlotte’s Got A Lot • Blumenthal Arts • Charlotte Center City

US National Whitewater Center • Tosco Music PartyCarolina Panthers

Charlotte CheckersCharlotte HornetsCharlotte Knights

Charlotte EaglesCharlotte HoundsCharlotte Independence


David is a guest blogger for and will be providing content occasionally that we hope you’ll find useful and valuable. He grew up in Charlotte, so has intimate knowledge of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, restaurants, hot spots, and also hidden gems.