Live music and happy hour returns to SouthPark this spring


April 8, 2024

Grab your blankets and chairs and get ready for some enjoyable evenings on the lawn this spring. Starting April 18 through May 23, SouthPark After Five returns, with a new lineup of musical acts and entertainment to Symphony Park every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy live music, food trucks and drinks, and interactive art experiences with Charlotte-based artists.

The six-week series, which attracted more than 25,000 guests in the fall and spring of 2023, is free to attend and family- and dog-friendly. No outside beverages and coolers are permitted, but outside food is allowed. Cocktails, wines and beer for sale will be available. See the lineup of rotating food trucks here.

*Please note: The May 9 and 11 concerts are Wells Fargo Championship Tee-off concerts and are ticketed events. Purchase tickets here.

The schedule:

April 18:
Sol Fusion

Sol Fusion

Plus, free face painting with Face Art & More from 5 p.m. – sunset  

April 25:
On the Border: Eagles tribute

On the Border

Free caricatures with Rebecca Lipps and Jeff Mangum from 5 p.m. – sunset

May 2:
Shelley Ruffin
“The Sounds of Memphis”

Shelley Ruffin

Free coloring station with The Broken Crayon from 5 p.m. – sunset

May 9:
Yacht Rock Schooner
Wells Fargo Championship Tee-Off Concert

Yacht Rock Schooner

This is a ticketed event for the Wells Fargo Championship. Buy tickets here. Opening act: The Breakfast Club
Event starts at 6 p.m.

May 11 (Saturday):
September in the Park

Ultimate Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire tribute
Wells Fargo Championship Tee-Off Concert

September in the Park

This is a ticketed event for the Wells Fargo Championship. Buy tickets here.  
Event starts at 6 p.m.

May 16:
Landslide: a tribute to Fleetwood Mac


Free sunflowers for the first 500 attendees

May 23:
Coconut Groove Band: A Steely Dan tribute

Coconut Groove

Free coloring wall with DRAW IT by Mel from 5 p.m. – sunset
Opening act from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., main act from 7 – 9 p.m.

Symphony Park is located at 4400 Sharon Rd., on the corner of Barclay Downs Drive and Carnegie Boulevard, adjacent to SouthPark Mall. Parking is available in the SouthPark Mall parking lots.

SouthPark Magazine is a media partner for SouthPark After Five. The entertainment series is presented by SouthPark Community Partners, an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to lead SouthPark’s advancement by driving economic vitality, creating memorable experiences and ensuring an extraordinary quality of life. Read more about how SCP advocates for SouthPark here. SP


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