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Weekender May 27-30: Check out what’s happening this weekend

May 27: Simplified performs at BoatYard Lake Norman / Photo by @willbyington

Through May 29

Prophesy to the Bones…and Other Stories Black Folx Whisper 

Various times. Recommended  for ages 13+ due to sensitive subject matter. Advance tickets $12. 307 Armour Street Theater, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

May 26: Aaron Burdett performs at River Jam

May 26-28

River Jam

7 pm. Live music takes place at a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue at the Whitewater Center.

Thursday, May 26: Aaron Burdett

Friday May 27: GA-20

Saturday May 28: Craig Waters and the Flood

May 27-29

Primal Jam

3 nights of themed live music; Reggae, Blues and Jam band. Food trucks will also be on site. Primal Brewery. 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Friday May 27: Reggae night with Zach Fowler and Lua Flora

Saturday May 28: Blues night with Liam Pendergrass and Matt Walsh

Sunday May 29: Jam Band night with Eternally Grateful and The Small Emergency

May 27


7 pm. Simplified performs rock, island vibe, and reggae rock. Buy tickets in advance for $15. BoatYard Lake Norman. 18418 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

May 27: Major Dudes perform at Lost Worlds Brewing

Live music

6-9 pm. Major Dudes. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Tangerine Trees Beetle’s Tribute Band. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

May 28

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am- noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson. Rain or shine, No pets please.

Live music

6-9 pm. Anthony Cirillo. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.


9 pm. Blue Monday performs classic 80’s and 90’s music. Buy tickets in advance for $15. BoatYard Lake Norman. 18418 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Ryan Winters. Eleven Lakes Brewing. 10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201. Cornelius

May 28: Therese Jeffer & Dave Butler perform at Royal Bliss Brewing

Live Music

7-10 pm. Therese Jeffer & Dave Butler. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

Huntersville Growers’ Market 

8 am – noon Saturdays at Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

May 29

Live music

7-10 pm. Stormin Norman band at Boatyard, 18418 Statesville Rd., Cornelius. Benefits the Cain Center for the Arts.

Memorial Day Celebration

9 am – 7pm. Start the holiday with a Saturday morning race through the Whitewater Center’s trail system and then enjoy live music. Whitewater Center. No fireworks.

Huntersville Growers’ Market 

9 am – 1 pm Tuesdays at the Novant Hospital parking lot, 10003 Gilead Road.

May 30

Memorial Day Program in Cornelius

10 am. The town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 will honor the nation’s servicemen and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom at an observance on the Cornelius Town Hall lawn across from the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza.

Memorial Day ceremony in Huntersville

10:30 am start with patriotic music. The town of Huntersville and American Legion Post 321 will hold a  21st Annual Memorial Day Ceremony taking place at Veterans Park, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road.The ceremony will begin promptly at 11 am.

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