Charlotte-area events during the week ahead


‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’

Tue 9.16 Private investigator Matthew Scudder (Liam Neeson) is hired by a drug kingpin (Dan Stevens) to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

GET TICKETS: “A Walk Among the Tombstones” (rated R) opens Friday, Sept. 19, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in south Charlotte. One hundred admit-two passes will be distributed in the main lobby of The Charlotte Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., starting at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12. Limit one admit-two pass per person, while supplies last.


‘101 Dalmatians’

Fri 9.19 7:30 p.m. (also various performances through Oct. 19). ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. $12-$24. www.ctcharlotte.org.

Joan Cushing and Martha King de Silva wrote the music, lyrics and book for this world premiere adaptation of the story by Dodie Smith about a brood of lovable dogs.


Brad Paisley

Fri 9.19 7 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $38.91-$81.13. www.livenation.com.

The country superstar bids adieu to the summer concert season at the outdoor amphitheater with hits like the apropos “Beat This Summer.” With Randy Houser, Leah Turner, Dee Jay Silver and Charlie Worsham.



Fri 9.19 8 p.m. (also Sept. 20). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$89. www.charlottesymphony.org.

The Charlotte Symphony opens its classics season with Sibelius’ “Finlandia,” Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. Gary Hoffman is the soloist.