Friday events in the Charlotte area


Charlotte Knights

7:05 p.m. BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. $8-$14. www.charlotteknights.com.

The homestand against the Louisville Bats wraps up with another fireworks show; it’s also Belmont Abbey College Night (free T-shirt for the first 1,000 fans) and Barefoot Night at the Ballpark (presented by Gallo Barefoot Wines).


Nate Bargatze

8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15-$18. 980-321-4702.

The Tennessee stand-up comedian has performed for troops in Iraq five times, has appeared on “Conan” three times, and had his own Comedy Central special in 2011.


Lindsey Stirling

8 p.m. Fillmore Charlotte, 820 Hamilton St. $27.50. www.fillmorecharlottenc.com.

Known as “the hip-hop violinist” during her run on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010, the 27-year-old has strung together a career by dancing while playing her instrument.