7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $15-$69.50. www.timewarnercablearena.com.
The six-time Grammy Award winner – one of the first and best-known Christian rappers – headlines a show also featuring Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn.
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The Beach Boys
8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $50-$130. www.ovensauditorium.com.
The California band responsible for a legion of surf songs is led on this tour by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston (with Jeffrey Foskett, Brian Eichenburger, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill and Scott Totten).
6 and 8 p.m. The Sweet Spot, 10050 Edison Square Drive NW, Concord. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. www.planetimprov.com.
The improv troupe’s “Yay Concord Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza” will be a celebration of the city of Concord. The early show is for all ages; later show could contain adult language/situations.
‘Journey to Oz’
11 a.m. and 3 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday and various performances through March 6). McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. $12-$26. www.ctcharlotte.org.
This experiential show follows Dorothy & Co. as they battle the Wicked Witch to find the brains, the heart and the courage they never knew they had. Inspired by L. Frank Baum’s original stories. For ages 6-8.