‘Music and Museum’
Noon ($5) and 5:30 p.m. ($20). Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. www.bechtler.org.
A UNC School of the Arts chamber group plays Bartok, Prokofiev and Cowell; a discussion links those pieces to the art of Nicolas de Staël and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva.
7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $37.50-$55.35. www.livenation.com.
The Las Vegas-based indie rock band tours in support of its first studio album, 2012’s “Night Visions” – which features hit singles “It’s Time” and “Radioactive.”
7:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $52-$62.50. www.livenation.com.
Billy Corgan’s alternative rock band returns to Charlotte for the first time in almost five years, in support of 2012’s “Oceania” (an extension of the 2009 album “Teargarden by Kaleidyscope”).
7:30 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. May 11). McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. $23-$29. www.carolinatix.org.
Carolina Voices’ MainStage Choir and friends from the music and dance worlds perform a multimedia show featuring ’60s musical favorites, trivia, dancers and a group of Northwest School of the Arts seniors, who’ll perform a song or two. WIN TICKETS! Enter a random drawing for a pair at www.charlotteobserver.com/contests. Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
‘The Dancing Princesses’
3 and 7 p.m. Matthews Community Center Theater, 100 E. McDowell St., Matthews. $8 in advance, $12 at the door. www.charlottecityballet.org.
The Charlotte City Ballet Company’s original production tells the story of a dozen princesses, a secret garden and a magic spell. After the matinee performance, kids can enjoy cupcakes and take photos with the dancers.
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