The Weekend Begins on Thursday – 6/28

It’s the weekend!!! (because the weekend begins on Thursday, right…..)

What is going on this weekend?  Check it out:


  • Let’s Make a Deal at Strike City is happening tonight with prizes and giveaways all night long.  Check it out after Alive After Five!
  • The Charlotte Eagles take on LA tonight at 7:00 at Charlotte Christian Stadium.  Go Eagles!
  • Alive After Five is happening again tonight with the bands Groovetown and The Business.  $2 draughts to celebrate the Bobcat’s second round draft picks tonight until the 2nd pick happens.  Enjoy after parties at BlackFinn, Strike City, Whiskey River, Vida, and Suite
  • Whiskey River’s Complete Thursday is happening after Alive After Five – Free cover with Alive After Five wristband and drink specials: $3 Bud Light bottles, $4 Three Olives, $5 Jack Honey and $6 Three Olive Bombs.  Doors open at 5pm
  • Enjoy Tequila Therapy at Vida to cure the weekly grind blues.  $5 Vida Margaritas and $20 margarita and sangria pitchers.
  • Crave Dessert Bar is featuring their Appy Hour from 5-7 with 1/2 price appetizers and tonight is the $20 bottomless wine glass.  Enjoy!
  • Enjoy Thirsty Thursday at Howl at The Moon – No cover, $2 cans of beer and $3 shot special tonight.
  • Lavell Crawford is at The Comedy Zone at the NC Music Factory from June 28 – 30.  Come see this rising comedy star!
  • Lost in The Trees at The Visulite tonight – doors open at 8pm
  • Whitewater River Jam features the band Yarn tonight from 7 – 10pm at the Whitewater Center.  Check out the Thursday Night Ride starting at 5pm before the concert
  • Beauty and The Beast is playing at Blumenthal through July 1.  Click here for ticket information


  • Jay Mathey is playing at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery from 6-9 pm for Live Music in the ‘Garten.  Go enjoy live music and a nice cold beer!
  • Get Your Friday On at Vida Cantina with $3 Tecate, $4 Tequila shooters and $5 margaritas!
  • Crave features another Appy Hour tonight with 1/2 price appetizers from 5-7
  • Whiskey River is putting on a Summer Solstice Party with a beach getaway giveaway.  Drink specials and check out the link to find out how to score free cover!
  • BlackFinn has a Cold Play ticket giveaway tonight between 9-11.  Hang out at the Finn and enter to win 2 tickets to the July 3 show.  Checkout the BlackFinn site for all their weekend drink specials!
  • Silent Disco Finale with DREX tonight at The Pavilion at The Epicenter.  8pm – 2am
  • Tonight is the World’s longest Happy Hour party at Howl at The Moon – Free Admission, first drink for $1, drink specials all night and a complimentary appetizer buffet catered by Wild Wing cafe.
  • It’s Ladies Night Out at Suite tonight!
  • Friday Live! at the Factory featuring Ed Kowalczyk of Live at Fountain Plaza.  Should be a great performance starting at 6pm.
  • C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters is being performed on June 29-30 at The Knight Theater


  • It is finally here – the return of the Have a Nice Day Cafe at Strike City.  Put on your 70s and 80s gear and come join us as we enjoy drink specials all night and re-live the music of the 80s.
  • World’s Greatest Night Out at Howl at The Moon tonight!  Drink specials and piano music
  • Party Rockin’ Weekends at The Saloon at The NC Music Factory with Charlotte’s original Party Band.  Great drink specials all night!


  • Summer Pops at Symphony Park featuring “Great American Composers: Gershwin, Bernstein & Rodgers”.  Gates open at 5pm, prelude performances at 7pm and the Charlotte Symphony at 8:15pm
  • The Fresh Music Festival with Doug E. Fresh, Keith Sweat,K-Ci, JoJo and more.  At Time Warner Cable Area, 7pm

So, there you go.  Lots of things to keep you busy this weekend.  Go enjoy and be sure to have a cold one, it is going to be HOT!!!  As always – send us pictures, videos, quotes etc from your weekend so we can feature you on the Weekend Round-up next week.

Do you have an event going on that you would like for us to feature?  Contact us at and let us know what you have going on!

Happy Weekend!


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