Speed Street


 

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street transforms the streets of Uptown Charlotte into one of the largest consumer events in the Southeast.  With live musical entertainment, appearances by top NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and celebrities, dynamic exhibits for all ages and an amazing assembly of NASCAR show cars and simulators, Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street is an event not to be missed.

This multiday consumer event will be taking place May 26-28, 2016.  The festival is open from noon to 11 p.m. each day.

For all Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola event details, you are welcome to download the event brochure by clicking here

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2016 Music Lineup

Thursday, May 26

The Voltage Brothers and Sol Fusion, will kick off three days of Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola entertainment with a high-energy show, full of familiar songs, great vocals and powerful horn sections.  Admission is free.

THE VOLTAGE BROTHERS

The Voltage Brothers are often referred to as “America’s No. 1 show band,” performing top hits from most every genre. Sol Fusion, playing in its hometown of Charlotte, will impress with hits from decades past and today’s radio hits. 

the Voltage Brothers’ play list covers a wide range including rhythm and blues, Carolina beach music, disco, funk, Motown and even classic rock hits. 

SOL FUSION

Sol Fusion is an 11-piece musical dynamo, with a four-piece rhythm section, a three-piece horn section and four interchangeable lead vocalists which allows them to perform everything from R&B to beach music to pop, rock and even country. 

 

Friday, May 27

Tickets for Friday night's performances are on sale now at https://www.cuetoems.com/ckss_2016/OnlineTicketSales.aspx for only $15 per night. Concert gates open each night at 6. With the exception of the Friday and Saturday night music performances, all other Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola’s activities remain free to the public.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY

Appearing on the Coca-Cola stage Friday, May 27 is Montgomery Gentry, an iconic country music duo that has earned three platinum albums, a gold album and five number-one singles with anthems like “My Town” and “Where I Come From.” 

CHRIS YOUNG

Chris Young will take the stage to sing many of his chart toppers including “Getting You Home,” “The Man I Want To Be,” “Voices,” “Who I Am With You” and “I’m Comin’ Over,” among others. He has earned two gold albums and seven number-one singles in the last decade. 

 

Saturday, May 28

Tickets for Saturday night's performances are on sale now at https://www.cuetoems.com/ckss_2016/OnlineTicketSales.aspx for only $15 per night. Concert gates open each night at 6. With the exception of the Friday and Saturday night music performances, all other Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola’s activities remain free to the public.

KELLIE PICKLER

Opening entertainment for Saturday, May 28 will be Albemarle native Pickler who has released four albums in her career. Her newest album features title track “The Woman I Am,” “Bonnie and Clyde,” "Little Bit Gypsy" and "No Cure For Crazy." 

THE BAND PERRY

With multiple gold and platinum singles, The Band Perry will take Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola by storm Saturday with its blend of country, rock and pop. The Band Perry, Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry, released their self-titled debut album in 2010 featuring two number one singles: the sextuple platinum song “If I Die Young” and platinum “All Your Life." The second album “Pioneer” spawned two additional number one singles “Better Dig Two” and “DONE” (the first for brothers Reid and Neil as songwriters) plus hits “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” and “Chainsaw.” The band is currently working on its third studio album.

 

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