Rockin' at Charlotte's outdoor amphitheaters


From April to October, Charlotte’s two amphitheaters are where you can catch your favorite artists under the stars.

The Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly Uptown Amphitheatre) is located at the AvidXchange Music Factory (1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd.) and is a great place to catch a show. The venue has a capacity of 5,000 with 2,000 reserved seats and a general admission lawn area.

The larger PNC Music Pavilion (formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre), is located in University City at 707 Pavilion Blvd. The venue’s capacity is almost 19,000, offering approximately 8,614 reserved theater-style seats and over 10,000 spaces on the lawn.

Generally, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted for most shows for lawn ticket holders. 

Upcoming shows:

Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte)
Sept. 20 – 2Cellos
Oct 26 – Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke

PNC Music Pavilion
Sept. 27 – Kings of Leon
Sept. 28 – Jack Johnson
Sept. 29 – Alison Krauss and David Gray
Oct. 5 – Zac Brown Band with Darrell Scott

Unless noted otherwise, tickets for most shows are on sale at

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