Purchase tickets at the following outlets, unless otherwise stated. Service fees may apply, and prices are subject to change. Tickets also should be available at the various venues’ box offices. Event tickets are subject to N.C. sales tax.
Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com, venue box offices, select Wal-Mart stores (in the Electronics department) or any Ticketmaster outlet. For Ticketmaster’s customer service, call 800-653-8000.
etix.com: 919-653-0444, 800-514-3849 or www.etix.com.
Live Nation: 877-598-8698, www.livenation.com, venue box offices or all Ticketmaster outlets.
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW — Fourth annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Bluegrass Night featuring Sideline and Salt & Light: 6:30 p.m. March 16, Southern Alamance High School, 631 Southern High School Rd., Graham. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $10 for students.
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH FEB. 27 — The 2018 Country Megaticket: Shows at PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte include Kenny Chesney on May 11; Rascal Flatts on June 15; Luke Bryan on June 29; Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town on July 12; Keith Urban on July 28; Dierks Bentley on Aug. 10; Jason Aldean on Aug. 17; and Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker on Oct. 5. Shows at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park in Raleigh include Kenny Chesney on May 12; Rascal Flatts on June 16; Luke Bryan on June 28; Keith Urban on July 27; Dierks Bentley on Aug. 9; Jason Aldean on Aug. 18; Brad Paisley on Aug. 24; and Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker on Oct. 4. Several packages will be available online only through megaticket.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Gipsy Kings: May 9, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), Durham. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Styx, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Tesla: June 13, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, and June 14, Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.livenation.com or www.ticketmaster.com. VIP packages available at VIPNation.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Rascal Flatts: June 15, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte; and June 16, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Thirty Seconds to Mars: June 27, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Glass Animals with Knox Fortune: July 29, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Good Vibes with Jason Mraz and Brett Dennen: Aug. 14, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FRIDAY — Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour: March 12, 2019, PNC Arena, Raleigh. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT NOON FRIDAY — O.A.R.: Aug. 7, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte; and Aug. 8, Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. SATURDAY — Billy Joel: Oct. 13, BB&T Field at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 9 A.M. FEB. 22 — Alamance Arts' Alamance A La Carte: 6:30 p.m. March 16 in homes throughout Alamance County. Reservations for entire tables will be accepted and must be made in person at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. A drawing will be held at that time to determine the order in which reservations are made. No need to arrive early; the luck of the draw will determine the order. Those arriving after 9 a.m. will be served on a first-come basis. $85 per person. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org/.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FEB. 23 — Vance Joy: May 11, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte; and 7:30 p.m. May 12, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary. Tickets for the Cary show are $50 for reserved seats; $35 for general admission (lawn) and $50 for reserved table seats. For more details or to purchase tickets for the Charlotte show, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ON SALE AT 9 A.M. FEB. 26 — Comedian Dave Coulier of "Full House" fame: 8 p.m. April 11, Alumni Gym on the Elon University campus. $15. www.elonsub.org/davecoulier.
ON SALE AT 10 A.M. FEB. 26 — Justin Timberlake "The Man in the Woods" tour: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8, 2019, at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.livenation.com.
Greensboro Symphony "The Piano Men": Music of Billy Joel and Elton John. 8 p.m. Friday, Westover Church, Greensboro. $34-$46. Tickets: Purchase through Ticketmaster or Greensboro Symphony Box Office at 336-335-5456 Ext. 224
Trey Anastasio solo acoustic tour: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Carolina Theatre, Durham; and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Knight Theater, Charlotte. More details and tickets available through Ticketmaster for the Carolina Theatre show and www.livenation.com for the Feb. 17 show.
22nd annual Jazz Festival Concert: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus.
Seldom Scene: 7 p.m. Friday, The Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. VIP meet-and-greet available. 336-622-3844 or www.thelibertyshowcase.com.
Winter Jam: 6 p.m. Feb. 24, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, and 6 p.m. March 24, PNC Arena, Raleigh. Skillet, Kari Jobe featuring Cody Carnes, Building 429, John Crist, KB, NewSong, and others. $15 at the door. 2017.jamtour.com or turningpoint.com for more details.
The Phoenix Piano Trio featuring Dan Skidmore on violin; Meaghan Skogen on cello; and Victoria Fischer Faw on piano: 7:30 p.m. March 1, Whitley Auditorium on the Elon University campus. Free.
The Bandits: 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, The Barn Dance, 6341 Phillippi Road, Julian. Doors open at 5 p.m. Line dance lessons with Mark and Sheila Hearne from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. $10 for adults, $8 for members and $5 for those 18 and under. www.thebarndanceinc.com.
John Anderson: 7 p.m. Feb. 24, The Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. $65 VIP Gold; $55 VIP; $45 house; $55 VIP balcony; and $35 house balcony. 336-622-3844 or www.thelibertyshowcase.com.
Alamance NAACP and Film Night on Clay Street presents "Wilmington on Fire": 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Mebane Historical Museum, 209 W. Jackson St., Mebane. Tickets are free and may be reserved by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wilmington-on-fire-free-screening-and-qa-tickets-42853962355.
Thrillers! An Evening with Authors John Grisham and John Hart: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. Tickets are available at naturalsciences.org/thrillers.
THEATER / DANCE
Rain, A Tribute To the Beatles: 8 p.m. Feb. 23, Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham. $35 to $75; tickets through Ticketmaster.
12@1: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Sara McMillan Brown Theatre, Studio 1, Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, Burlington. $13. www.brownpapertickets.com.
Eastern Music Festival's young artist piano program: Deadline to enter is Feb. 21. Full and partial scholarships are available. This intense and highly individualized five-week program accepts up to 20 qualified piano students each year and features formal instruction through private lessons, master classes, chamber music studies and a variety of classes offered each year. For more details, visit easternmusicfestival.org/study/piano.
Alamance Citizens for a Drug-Free Community presents Alamance County's Got Talent Open House: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 24, Shamrock Nutrition, 146 S. Main St., Graham. For Alamance County students (public, private and home school) in kindergarten through twelfth grade. For more details, email email@example.com or call 336-516-7896 or call 336-266-4873.
Auditions for the Gallery Players' production of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun": 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 27-28, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Show dates are April 20-22 and 27-29 at the Paramount Theater. For more information, go to www.galleryplayersonline.com.
Burlington Writers Club's Annual Spring Contest: open to adult writers in Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Guilford, Orange, Randolph and Rockingham counties. Cash prizes are offered in eight categories, and rules are available at most area libraries, at Alamance Arts in Graham at at www.burlingtonwritersclub.org. For a copy of the rules, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is March 10.
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