11 biggest concerts coming to Charlotte in 2022, including Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo and Elton John

11 biggest concerts coming to Charlotte in 2022, including Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo and Elton John

Kendrick Lamar will be in Charlotte in August. Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images

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Charlotte live music fans, here’s a quick list of the 11 biggest concerts coming to Charlotte in 2022.

Venues have been announcing vaccination and/or negative test requirements. Please visit venue and ticket websites for official policies.

First, a playlist featuring songs from the artists below:

Feb. 6: Billie Eilish, WILLOW

The 20-year-old pop phenom Eilish has already won seven Grammy Awards in her short career.

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  • Location: Spectrum Center
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Tickets: SOLD OUT

Feb. 26: Eric Church

The country musician and Granite Falls native released a triple-album, “Heart & Soul,” last April.

  • Location: Spectrum Center
  • Time: 8pm
  • Tickets: $49-$970.25

March 16: Tyler, The Creator; Kali Uchis; Vince Staples; Teezo Touchdown

The rapper released his sixth album (and fifth straight to reach the top of the US Rap charts), Call Me If You Get Lost, in June.

  • Location: Bojangles Coliseum
  • Time: 7pm
  • Tickets: $184-$610

March 26: Bad Bunny

The Puerto Rican rapper was Spotify’s most streamed artist in both 2020 and 2021.

  • Location: Spectrum Center
  • Time: 8pm
  • Tickets: $555-$775

April 23: Billy Joel

The Piano Man makes his long awaited Bank of America Stadium appearance two years after it was first postponed due to COVID-19.

  • Location: Bank of America Stadium
  • Time: 8pm
  • Tickets: $49.50-$179.50

April 30: Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce

The longtime country staple marks the second big Bank of America Stadium concert of the year, appearing just a week after Billy Joel.

  • Location: Bank of America Stadium
  • Time: 5pm
  • Tickets: $80-$682.75

    Aug. 2: Kendrick Lamar 

    The first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize is heading to Charlotte this summer as part of his “The Big Steppers Tour” with Baby Kee & Tanna Leone. His new album “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” came out on May 13. 

    • Location: Spectrum Center
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • TicketsGo on sale May 20 at noon.

    Aug. 25: Jack White

    The guitarist is set to release two albums in 2022 ahead of his Charlotte date.

    • Location: Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
    • Time: 8pm
    • Tickets: $45-$315

    Sept. 1: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Thundercat

    The California rockers, who first played in Charlotte in 1987 at Kidnappers on Old Pineville Road, will perform for the 12th time in the Queen City, this time at a packed Bank of America Stadium.

    • Location: Bank of America Stadium
    • Time: 6:30pm
    • Tickets: $45.50-$2,232.50

    Sept. 18: Elton John

    The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which started in 2018 and goes through 2023, swings through Charlotte in what will be legendary singer and pianist’s last performance here.

    • Location: Bank of America Stadium
    • Time: 8pm
    • Tickets: $51-$1,999

    Oct. 20: Lizzo

    Three years since her last tour, musician Lizzo is hitting the road. The Special Tour stops in Charlotte this fall, featuring Latto. Her new album, “Special” drops July 15.

    • Location: Spectrum Center
    • Time: 8pm
    • Tickets: $39-$635

    Editor’s note: This story first ran on Jan. 4, 2022, and was updated on May 13, 2022. 

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