Wednesday, November 16, 2011

More concerts announced for 2012

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw aren't the only acts coming to Charlotte in 2012. Artists range from buzzing indie bands to big name draws.

Graveyard (pictured), the Swedish bluesy hard rock throwback that was one of the surprise highlights of Bonnaroo, is set to play Tremont Music Hall January 18. Rising female-fronted indie-rock act Me Talk Pretty is scheduled to play the South End venue January 20.

Right down the street, singer-songwriter Mat Kearney will play Amos' January 20. The Toasters will also return to the Milestone January 17.

The Fillmore also announced this week that Machine Head will play the uptown venue February 7. Teen sensation Allstar Weekend drops in on February 12. Umphrey's McGee will be back at the NC Music Factory venue February 16 and Tesla's acoustic tour will stop in February 19.
Elsewhere, NeedtoBreathe, the Charleston-based rock act that opened for Taylor Swift Wednesday, graduates to Ovens Auditorium March 2.

Previously announced concerts include young bluegrass songstress Sarah Jarosz at Neighborhood Theatre January 12, Miranda Lambert at Bojangles Coliseum January 19, Augustana at the Visulite February 6, They Might Be Giants at McGlohon Theatre February 14, The Puppini Sisters at McGlohon February 26, and Muth Math at Amos' March 14.

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