Spring A&E Guide: Concerts

by QNotes Staff  Staff Reports  editor@goqnotes.com
Published: January 22, 2010 in A&E / Life&Style

2/12-2/13 // CHARLOTTE
Rachmaninoff

The Charlotte Symphony presents three classics from Verdi, Borodin and Rochmaninoff, with the Oratorio Singers of Charlotte and Christopher Warren-Green conducting.
charlottesymphony.org

2/16 // DURHAM
Harry Connick, Jr.

Musician and actor Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra take over the Durham Performing Arts Center stage with tunes from his new collection, “For Your Songs,” comprised of 14 classic and popular songs.
dpacnc.com

John Mayer. Photo Credit: courtesy P. Keigan, via Flickr. Licensed under Creative Commons.

John Mayer. Photo Credit: courtesy P. Keigan, via Flickr. Licensed under Creative Commons.

2/23 // COLUMBIA
Jimmy Buffett

The legendary Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band take over The Colonial Life Arena.
livenation.com

3/8 // CHARLOTTE
Dropkick Murphys

Don’t miss Dropkick Murphys’ stop at the Fillmore Charlotte in their 2010 St. Patty’s Day worldwide tour.
livenation.com

3/12 // DURHAM
Gary Allen

You’ll hear no apologies from this rocking Country star. Gary Allen performs at Durham Performing Arts Center.
dpacnc.com

3/15 // GREENSBORO
John Mayer

The sometimes crazy, always cool John Mayer brings his “Battle Studies” tour to the Greensboro Coliseum with Michael Franti and Spearhead.
livenation.com

3/15-3/16 // CHARLOTTE
African Children’s Choir

Comprised of children ages 7 to 12 from several African nations, this choir is the main fundraising branch of its parent organization, Music for Life Institute, which funds education and relief efforts for African children affected by poverty and disease. Many of the choir’s members have lost one or both parents to AIDS and other poverty-related diseases. Child admission free with full-priced adult ticket purchase.
blumenthalcenter.org

3/19 // CHARLOTTE
The Irish Tenors

Ovens Auditorium plays host the world renowned Irish Tenors. The Tenors joined forces in 1998 and have delighted world audiences ever since with a mix of contemporary and classic music like “Danny Boy, “My Wild Irish Rose,” and “Fields of Athenry.”
charlottesymphony.org

3/24 // CHARLOTTE
Bitch

Lesbian electronic/folk singer Bitch takes the stage at NoDa’s Evening Muse.
theeveningmuse.com

This article was published in the Jan. 23 — Feb. 5 print edition.