The 2012 Charlotte concert schedule is shaping up. It was announced earlier this week that Grammy winning duo the Black Keys (pictured above) will headline Bojangles Coliseum on March 24. The group released its latest album, "El Camino," Tuesday. British rockers the Arctic Monkeys will open the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 10, at 10 a.m.
LiveNation also announced this week that Childish Gambino (aka actor Donald Glover of "Community") will spend St. Patrick's Day at The Fillmore. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
Tickets for both shows are available at www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Tickets for 11-year-old classical music sensation Jackie Evancho's concert with the symphony at Time Warner Cable Arena June 6 go on sale Monday.
Elsewhere Amos' announced Rehab's return to the Southend venue February 3. Rising rock quartet Hot Chelle Rae makes its Amos' debut April 10. Tickets for those shows are available at www.etix.com.
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's recent concert announcements include George Benson at Knight Theater March 25, the Moody Blues back at Belk Theater March 26, Mavis Staples at McGlohon Theatre March 30, and the Darrell Scott Band at McGlohon April 1. Tickets for Benson's show are already on sale. Tickets for the other concerts go on sale to the public Saturday, December 16.
Tremont Music Hall also announced recently that metal monsters Children of Bodom's 15th Anniversary Tour will stop there January 28. Tickets available at www.etix.com