Next month in concerts — Patti LaBelle, Anderson .Paak, Travis Greene and others

February might be short on days, but it’s not short on great concerts in Charlotte. From legendary singers and songwriters to musicians who worked with them, I might be light in the wallet this month. Here’s what I’m looking forward to seeing.

Patti LaBelle

Wednesday, Feb.13, 8 p.m.
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.
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Soul icon Patti LaBelle is giving us a pre-Valentine’s Day concert. The Grammy award-winning songstress has blessed us with a number of classic love songs. Seems like a great date night. If you play your cards right, someone might be singing LaBelle’s Lady Marmalade to you.

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m.
The Fillmore, 820 Hamilton St.
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After NBA All-Star Weekend and Presidents’ Day, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals bring their fusion of hip-Hop, funk and soul. The general admission tickets are sold out, but there are limited tickets available for resale.

Adrian Crutchfield

Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m.
Stage Door Theater, 155 North College St.
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Charlotte native Adrian Crutchfield has toured and recorded with Prince and worked with artists including Branford Marsalis, Lionel Richie, Ceelo Green and Bette Midler. Now he is re-imaging the sounds of legendary Grover Washington Jr. in this live performance.

The-Dream

Sunday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.
The Underground, 820 Hamilton St.
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The-Dream, the R&B hit maker and self-proclaimed “Radio Killa,” performs on the eve of the CIAA Tournament. The man behind Beyonce’s Single Ladies, Rihanna’s Umbrella and Mariah Carey’s Touch My Body, put a string of hits together for himself including Shorty is a 10, Falsetto, and I Luv Your Girl. In December, he dropped his latest project, Ménage à Trois: Sextape Vol. 1, 2, 3.

Travis Greene & Mosaic MSC: See the Light Tour

Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.
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Looking for something more spiritual? Maybe some inspiration on a Monday night? Contemporary gospel artist and Columbia, S.C.-based pastor, Travis Greene will be belting out hits like You Waited, Made a Way and Intentional.

For a full list of concerts and other happenings, make sure to check out QCityMetro’s events calendar.


Kallan Louis is a writer and consultant for qcitymetro.com. He does a lot, but never feels like he’s doing enough. His life can be described as a Venn Diagram: News media, Black culture and sports. He’s always on TV, but rarely seen.

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