Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Charlotte has plenty going on, from indie bands to fun parties. So, guys and ghouls get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.
Oct. 24 @ 8 p.m.
The Fillmore - 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28206
Check out electronic duo Krewella out on their New World tour, in support of a two-part EP of the same name. They'll stop by Charlotte a week before Halloween on Oct. 24 with support from Ray Volpe. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $20. Get ready for the show with these five things you didn't know about the sisters behind Krewella.
New Found Glory
Oct. 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Underground - 820 Hamilton St., Charlotte, NC 28206
One of the favorites of the pop-punk era of the early 2000s, New Found Glory will be playing at The Underground a few days before Halloween on Oct. 25, as part of an ongoing tour celebrating the band's 20th anniversary. Tickets are on sale now for $20. Get ready for the show with the video for "The Sound of Two Voices," from new album Makes Me Sick.
Portugal. The Man
Oct. 27 @ 8 p.m.
The Fillmore - 820 Hamilton St. Charlotte, NC 28206
Kick off Halloween weekend on Friday. Oct. 27 with a show from band Portugal. The Man at The Fillmore as part of their fall tour, along with opener Lido. Tickets are on sale now. The band will also be part of Las Vegas' Holiday Havoc party in December.
The Spooky Bash
Oct. 27 @ 8 p.m.
Morehead Tavern - 300 East Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28202
Get your weekend started on Friday, Oct. 27 with a party featuring live music from Salty Dog & the County, plus a costume contest with cash prizes. Tickets are on sale now for just $5, making it an affordable fun night out.
Grave Diggers Ball
Oct. 28 @ 6 p.m.
Grave Diggers Parking Lot - 514 N. College St., Charlotte, NC
Party at 95.1 Kiss FM's Grave Digger's Ball, which has been going strong for over a decade now as one of the area's biggest and best Halloween party. This year's ball features rapper Macklemore and Jon Bellion, as well as a costume contest with $10,000 worth of cash and prizes. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $20 for early-bired general admission. Multiple VIP packages are also available. Get ready for the show with Macklemore's new video for "Good Old Days," featuring Kesha, from new album Gemini.