Charlotte Folk Society
Unless noted, Great Aunt Stella Center, 925 Elizabeth Ave. 704-563-7080; www.folksociety.org.
Oct. 12: Riley Baugus and Kirk Sutphin, banjo and fiddle.
Nov. 9: Bound for Carolina, David DiGiuseppe and Rob Sharer trace folk traditions from Ireland to the Piedmont.
Dec. 16: Annual holiday jam and potluck. Dilworth United Methodist Church, 605 East Blvd.
Jan. 11: Young talent showcase.
Feb. 8: Jamie Laval, Scottish fiddler.
March 8: Rhiannon Giddens Laffan and Justin Robinson, founding members of Carolina Chocolate Drops.
April 12: Bluegrass Meets Bolero with fiddler Glen Alexander and the Latin band Los Morales.
May 10: Freeman and Williams, bluegrass group.
June 14: Elizabeth LaPrelle in Appalachian ballads.
Charlotte Symphony Pops
Unless noted, 8 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-972-2000; www.charlottesymphony.org.
Sept. 14, 15: The Music of Billy Joel, with Michael Cavanaugh.
Oct. 26, 27: America.
Nov. 9, 10: Tribute to Benny Goodman. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon.
Nov. 30-Dec. 2: Magic of Christmas.
Jan. 11, 12: Winter Dance Party, tribute to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper. Knight Theater.
Feb. 2: Screening of The Wizard of Oz with orchestral accompaniment.
Feb. 22, 23: Tiempo Libre, Latin band.
March 23: Natalie Merchant.
May 3, 4: Symphonic Cinema, music from movies. Knight Theater.
Jazz at the Bechtler
420 S. Tryon. 704-353-9200; www.bechtler.org.
Oct. 5: Families in jazz.
Nov. 2: Jazz and existentialism.
Dec. 7: Jazz holiday favorites.
Jan. 4: Post-holiday blues.
Feb. 1: Jazz for lovers, featuring singer Toni Tupponce.
April 5: Music of Cole Porter.
May 3: Jazz favorites from albums of Hans and Bessie Bechtler.
June 7: Hot summer jazz, with vibraphonist Jon Metzger.