A Creative Convergence in the Heart of Charlotte

Charlotte SHOUT! is a celebration of art, music, food and ideas in Uptown Charlotte taking place April 29 - May 11. Kicking off with the Charlotte Jazz Festival, and culminating with a three-day convergence, this celebration will feature exceptionally curated programming from around the corner and around the world. This year, SHOUT! is the grand finale of CLT250, the year-long commemoration of Charlotte's 250th anniversary. With 75+ concerts, installations, performances and everything in between, everyone can discover something inspiring.


Hi everyone! We've had two great days of Charlotte SHOUT! and we're hoping to finish the weekend off strong. We know everyone is wondering about weather conditions and how that will affect the fun. Here are the updates as of 12:30 pm:

Currently, the following art exhibits have shut down:
- Intrude (the giant inflatable bunnies)
- Constellation (the star at Trade & Tryon)
- Tall Tales (the swinging ship in First Ward Park)
- Entre Les Rangs (light up flower field in First Ward Park)

At 5 pm, the remainder of the Tryon St. activities will close for the weekend including Prismatica, The Biscuit Lounge, the food trucks and the interactive mural at Trade & Tryon. The Soul Stage performances will move to Knight Gallery at Spirit Square for an intimate listening experience!

For the Bleachers concert this evening:
The concert is rain or shine and gates will open at 5:30 pm. However, showtimes might fluctuate based on weather conditions. Don't forget, you can absolutely bring a chair and an umbrella with you! For the concert, follow the Bleachers Facebook event page, the Charlotte SHOUT Facebook page, @CLTSHOUT on Instagram, or download the Charlotte SHOUT app for real-time updates.

Additional miscellaneous updates:
- Blue Lapis Light is currently still on, however please check back for updates later in the day.
- The last L'Homme Cirque show is at 7 pm at First Ward Park.

April 29 - May 11, 2019

Music Headliners

Anthony Hamilton

Proclaimed a "national treasure" by the Los Angeles Times, Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, producer and actor Anthony Hamilton has achieved global sales of over 50 million albums. The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame inductee notably performed for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle, cementing his place in history books as the "narrator of love."

Opening Acts:
Doors Open - 5:30 pm
Dexter Jordan - 6:30 pm
Devon Gilfillian - 8:00 pm
Anthony Hamilton - 9:00 pm

Umphrey's McGee

The music of Umphrey's McGee unfolds like an unpredictable conversation between longtime friends. Its six participants - Brendan Bayliss [guitar, vocals], Jake Cinninger [guitar, vocals], Joel Cummins [keyboards, piano, vocals], Andy Farag [percussion], Kris Myers [drums, vocals] and Ryan Stasik [bass] - know just how to communicate with each other on stage and in the studio.

Opening Acts:
Doors Open - 5:30 pm
G. Love & The Special Sauce - 6:30 pm
Umphrey's McGee Set 1 - 8:00 pm
Umphrey's McGee Set 2 - 9:30 pm


Bleachers is an American indie pop act based in New York City. It is the official stage name of songwriter and record producer Jack Antonoff, who is also part of the bands Steel Train and Fun. Bleachers' pop music was heavily influenced by the late '80s, early '90s and the high school-based films of John Hughes while still using modern production techniques.

Opening Acts:
Doors Open - 5:30 pm
Laurel & the Love-In - 6:30 pm
Lauren Ruth Ward - 8:00 pm
Bleachers - 9:00 pm

Ideas Headliners

Radha Agrawal

Radha Agrawal is a community force. She is the co-founder, CEO and Chief Community Architect of Daybreaker, the early morning dance and wellness movement that currently holds events in 25 cities and more than a dozen college campuses around the world with a community of almost half a million people. She is a successful entrepreneur, author, speaker, DJ, inventor and investor, and was named "one of eight women who will change the world" by MTV.

Kai Kight

Kai Kight

This show is sold out.

A violinist and keynote speaker who uses music as a metaphor to inspire self-realization. As a classical violinist turned innovative composer, Kai uses music as a metaphor to inspire individuals and organizations across the world to compose paths of imagination and fulfillment. Inspired by his own mother who, when diagnosed with cancer, revealed regrets of not bringing her ideas to the world, Kai is on a mission to spark a global mindset shift in which ingenuity is the norm, not the exception.

Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava a leading authority on marketing, trends and innovation. He is the Founder of the Non-Obvious Company and previously spent over 15 years leading advising large organizations on digital and marketing at two respected global agencies: Leo Burnett and Ogilvy. Rohit is widely considered one of the most entertaining and original keynote speakers on marketing disruption and innovation in the world.

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