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Avett Brothers join Rolling Stones to rock Raleigh

The Rolling Stones are set to zip across North America again. The legendary rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour kicked off in May in San Diego, Calif. The so-called “Zip Code” tour will make a stop Wednesday, July 1 at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.  This appears to be ...

Daughtry comes home

The multi-platinum, Grammy nominated band Daughtry, fronted by North Carolina’s own Chris Daughtry, is set to rock the Paladium Amphitheatre at Carowinds Thursday, July 2. SLIDESHOW: Historic downtown Charleston The band’s success includes releasing back-to-back No. 1 albums, the 4x-platinum “Daughtry” (which became the fastest-selling rock debut in Soundscan history) ...

Discovery Place gets rockin' new exhibit

Rock on, Charlotte! Discovery Place takes center stage to explore the science, sound, history and cultural impact of one the most enduring American icons – the guitar – in the new exhibition “Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World.” “Guitar” explores the history of the world’s most recognized musical instrument ...

Summer Shootout Series revs up for family fun

The world's premier grassroots racing event, the Bojangles' Summer Shootout Series, has kicked off another action-packed season at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Entering its 22nd year, the 2015 racing series will feature more than 150 U.S. Legend Car and Bandolero racers competing in six divisions for 10 nights on the speedway's ...

From Africa to the Garden

ZimSculpt, the international exhibition of Shona sculpture that enjoyed overwhelming success at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden last summer has returned by popular demand. The largest exhibition ever staged at the Garden is back for a reprise visit through July 19. More than 100 sculptures will be on exhibit, set against ...

Alive After 5 revs up

Thursdays in the Queen City are heating up as the 15th year of Alive After Five (AA5), a Charlotte tradition, returns. This year, AA5 is back and better than ever with the addition of a beer and wine garden from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the plaza of the ...

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