Updated: Jul 13
We are excited to share our outdoor evening concert series taking place on the main streets and in our downtowns of Gaston County this summer. Check out our FREE music concerts going on this spring, summer and into the fall. This year you will find music, fun, and entertainment in Gastonia, Belmont, Mount Holly, Stanley, Bessemer City, and Kings Mountain. Couple these events with a unique dining experience and/or shopping and you will have a night to remember.
Gastonia Concert Series
Gastonia East Rotary and the City of Gastonia present 4 downtown concert events on select Fridays from May through September 2023. Live music at the Gastonia Rotary Pavilion includes funk, soul, rock, and pop hits from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Live Music from 6 – 10 pm
May 19: On the Border with Garrett Huffman
June 23: The Voltage Brothers with Emerald Empire
August 11: Caleb Davis with Tangerine Trees
Sept 15: Kids in America with Akita
Belmont Friday Night Live Concert Series
The street party you know and love is back for 2023 with some rockin' music and cold drinks! Join us in Historic Downtown Belmont on South Main Street for our annual Friday Night Live Concert series. Music starts at 6 pm and goes to 10 pm.
April 28: Thurston Howell - Yacht Rock
May 12: Nightrain - The Guns N' Roses Tribute Experience
June 2: Java Band - Rock, Motown/Beach, R&B, Hip Hop, and Country
June 16: 2X Grammy Award Winner Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
June 30: 20 Ride - Zac Brown Band Tribute
Mount Holly Nights
The Mount Holly summer concert series features music, food trucks, vendors, and small businesses. These concerts take place in downtown Mount Holly on select Fridays with music starting at 6 pm.
May 12: Blue Monday
June 9: Thurston Howell
June 29: Coming Up Brass
August 11: Liquid Pleasure
September 8: 20 Ride
October 13: On The Border
Cherryville Concert Series
Grab your favorite people and head to Gazebo Mini-Park in downtown Cherryville for these FREE outdoor live music concerts!
April 21 at 7 pm – CAT5 Band
April 22 at 3 pm – Dirty Grass Soul
May 18 at 6 pm – Blew Money
June 15 at 6 pm – Gary and Wyatt
June 30 at 7 pm – The TAMS
August 17 at 6 pm – Bailey Marie
September 21 at 6 pm – Seth Fox
October 21 at 7 pm – Shot Thru the Heart
Coolin Out Concerts on Main in Stanley
This concert series takes place select Saturdays on Main Street in downtown Stanley and not only offers live music but food trucks, a beer garden and more. DJ starts the party at 6 pm and the band goes on at 7 pm.
May 6: Envision
May 20: Cassette Rewind
June 10: Too Much Sylvia ft. Bo Schronce
September 9: The Magnificents
September 23: Cat 5
October 21: The Tonez
Bessemer City Sounds of Summer
This is a concert series and classic car cruise-in. Join us in downtown Centennial Park in Bessemer City for our 2023 Sounds of Summer Concert & Cruise-In Series! We will feature live music, food vendors, classic cars, and family fun! Don't meet us there, beat us there!
April 22: Cat5 Band **
May 12: East Coast Party Band (Down Home Festival)
May 13: Dirty Grass Soul (Down Home Festival), Fireworks Show
May 27: Gary Lowder/Smokin’ Hot **
June 16: ACE Party Band (Juneteenth Festival)
June 30: Too Much Sylvia (Fourth of July Celebration), Fireworks Show
July 22: Jim Quick and Coastline Band**
August 26: The Extraordinaires**
September 23rd: On The Border (Brew & Que Festival)
Live Music at Patriots Park in Kings Mountain
Bring your favorite people and lawn chair to the Liberty Falls Amphitheater at Patriots Park in Downtown Kings Mountain to enjoy our brand-new exciting concert series. FREE to the public. Live music, food trucks, and family fun for everyone featuring some of the best acts from near and far. This line-up is sure to have your toes tapping and your hands clapping. Concerts begin at 6 pm.
May 6th - Ace Party Band
June 3rd - Ryan Perry
Sept 9th - The Main Event Band
October 7th - Carolina the Band
Town of Dallas Summer Concert Series
Bring your lawn chair to the Historic Dallas Square for live music.
Daniel Jeffers - May 13, 2023
Coming Up Brass - June 10, 2023
Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot - August 12, 2023
The Catalinas- September 16, 2023
Music in the Park in Lowell
Join us for Music in the Park at the new McCord Family Park in downtown Lowell with live music by Caleb Wolfe! Jive Turkey food truck will also be on-site offering a variety of options from turkey legs to tacos to vegetarian quesadillas. This event is sponsored in part by CaroMont Health.
June 3rd - Caleb Wolfe