Akon rescheduled: The upcoming Akon concert at Davidson College has been rescheduled to 8 p.m. May 1 in Belk Arena of the Baker Sports Complex. Akon is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer. His recent album, "Freedom," features "Right Now" and "Beautiful." Previously purchased tickets for the show will still be honored. Ticket holders who purchased tickets prior to April 16 and can't attend reschedule show may request a refund. Call 704-894-2135 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. General admission tickets are $30. Details: www.davidson.edu/tickets.
Attention anglers: The May 15-16 inaugural Carolina Big Bass Classic on Lake Norman will offer amateur anglers the chance to compete for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes in this open event. The angler with the largest overall big bass will take home a 2010 Nitro Z8 bass boat. Anglers will compete for thousands in hourly cash payouts. The one-day fee is $100; two-day is $150. The first 100 to register get a custom Carolina Rig rod. Event registration will be 5-9 p.m. May 13 and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. May 14 at Bass Pro Shops in Concord Mills. Late registration available 4:30-6:30 a.m. May 15-16 at Blythe Landing. Details: 877-958-8687, www.oakleybigbass.com.
Like baseball? The Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition will be 4 p.m. May 1 at Bailey Road Park. It is designed to provide kids an opportunity to test their ability in core baseball skills. Open to boys and girls ages 7-14. Individual event champs, along with the all-around winner in each age group, will be invited to sectionals. Birth certificate, registration required. Details: 704-892-6031, ext. 160 or www.corneliuspr.org.