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Summer Music Concerts on Main Streets in Gaston County

Updated: Jul 18, 2022

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 Summer Concert Series

Gastonia East Rotary (GER) and the City of Gastonia will present six concerts at the Rotary Pavilion in Downtown Gastonia on Fridays at 7 pm. DJ Johnny B from 91.7 FM will emcee the events beginning at 6 pm. Admission is free, so bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show.

  • May 6 – Band of Oz

  • May 20 – Indian Outlaw (Tim McGraw Tribute Band)

  • June 3 – TRIBUTE – A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band

  • June 17 – Jim Quick and Coastline

  • July 8 – On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band

  • July 22 – Island Time Band (Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band)

  • October 15 – Eliminator ZZ Top Tribute Band


Friday Night Live Concert Series

The street party you know and love is back for 2022 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 29 – Breakfast Club

  • May 13 – 20 Ride

  • May 27 – Funky Monks

  • June 10 – Abbey Road

  • June 24 – 120 Minutes

  • July 2 – Java Band


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 6pm.

  • May 13 – Trial by Fire (Journey Tribute Band)

  • June 10 – Mount Holly Nights: Bakkwoodz - The Bad Boys of Country

  • June 30 – Coming Up Brass and Fireworks Celebration

  • August 12 – Earth to Mars (Bruno Mars Tribute Band

  • September 9 – Rick Strickland Band (Variety/Beach band)

  • October 14 – On The Border (Eagles Tribute Band)


Coolin Out Concerts on Main

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 21 – Journey Tribute Band

  • June 10 – Band of Oz

  • June 25 – Cat5 Band

  • July 16 – Jim Quick & Coastline Band

  • August 6 – The Entertainers

  • October 15 – The Extraordinaires


Sounds of Summer Concert Series & Cruise-In

Join us in downtown Centennial Park in Bessemer City for our 2022 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 23 – The Entertainers

  • May 28 – Too Much Sylvia

  • June 25 – The Catalinas

  • July 23 – Gary Lowder/Smokin Hot

  • August 27 – On the Border-The Ultimate Eagle's Tribute

  • September 24 – Blackwater

  • October 15 – Cat5 Band


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.

  • May 7th – Who's Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

  • June 4th – A1a -The Official And Original Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show

  • July 16th – Tell Me Lies The Fleetwood Mac Experience

  • September 10th – Freebird, The Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute

  • October 1st – Gabriel Sanchez Presents The Prince Experience


Join us for the upcoming Summer Concert Series in historic Dallas, NC! Bring your own lawn chair and get ready for a night of food, fun, and live music! Concerts will be held in the historic square, downtown.

  • May 14th: Coming Up Brass

  • June 11th: The Catalinas

  • August 13th: Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot

  • September 10th : Daniel Jeffers

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