What is Charlotte SHOUT!?

Charlotte SHOUT! is a celebration of art, music, food and ideas in the heart of Uptown Charlotte that will take place April 29 - May 11. Kicking off with the Charlotte Jazz Festival and culminating with a three-day creative convergence, this festival will feature exceptionally curated programming from around the corner and around the world. This year's celebration is the grand finale of CLT250, the year-long celebration of Charlotte's 250th anniversary.

Charlotte SHOUT! is produced by Charlotte Center City Partners in partnership with Blumenthal Performing Arts. It would not be possible without generous support from the community.

Where is the festival?

Charlotte SHOUT! takes place in the heart of Uptown Charlotte at a number of venues, from public parks to beloved theaters. Check the event listings to plan your SHOUT! experience.

While the majority of Charlotte SHOUT! events are free to attend, some do require tickets. Visit the "Buy Tickets" page to take part in this incredible experience.

How do I get there?

Uptown Charlotte is easily accessible via public transportation, including the LYNX Blue Line, Gold Line streetcar and bus. There are also rideshare and bikeshare options, including Charlotte B-cycle.

Ample parking is available around Center City at a variety of price points.

The festival lineup is full for 2019. To apply to participate in 2020 please click the button below.

What is the ticket policy for children?

All people, regardless of age, must have a ticket for admission at ticketed events.

What is your ticket policy?

There are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final.

Is there a rain policy?

Charlotte SHOUT! will go on, rain or shine. If severe weather occurs that causes the cancellation of an outdoor performance, the performance will not be rescheduled.

What streets will be closed?

What streets will be closed?

Yes. Click below to download your copy or download the app for easy navigation.

Atrium Health Main Stage Headline Concerts

What you can and can't bring into Romare Bearden Park?

You are allowed to bring chairs, blankets, umbrellas, service animals and bags that follow the bag policy.

We do not allow outside food or beverage, coolers, laser pointers, weapons or animals (except for certified service animals). Personal cameras are allowed but flash photography, video and removable lens cameras are prohibited without approval.

Will there be food and drink at the concert?

Yes! There will be a selection of Charlotte's best food trucks as well as beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Is there a bag policy?

Bags being brought into the concert area will be restricted to a size of approximately 14" x 14" x 6," and duffel bags and backpacks will not be allowed, regardless of size. All bags are subject to search.

I haven't gotten my ticket yet and the concert is today.

No worries! You can still go online and purchase your ticket. We encourage you to buy tickets online through the links under each headliner: http://charlotteshout.com/music/

Can I leave and re-enter?

Re-entry will not be allowed, except in the event of severe weather.

How will I get notifications if there are any changes to the concerts?

Download the Charlotte SHOUT! app for push notifications.

Do I need cash?

The food and beverage vendors will accept cash and credit cards.