1How much are tickets?
Tickets are $20 (inclusive of all fees & taxes). Please click the link at the top right of the homepage or the "Buy Ticket" link under the event logo starting Friday, March 15 at 9 a.m. To purchase tickets at the event, please visit the box office located at the corner of Third and Church Streets. Below is additional information on fees: EventSprout fees include the costs incurred by EventSprout or the event organizer from third-party providers for each transaction (a processing fee), shipping and handling fees (when applicable) and sums charged by EventSprout as consideration for providing its software and services to the event organizer and registrant (service fee). Our service fee covers the costs associated with operating EventSprout and ensuring that you have a top-notch registration experience.
2Who is performing on Thursday night?
Corey Smith with guests Abby Anderson and Kameron Marlowe. Tickets to this show are FREE, but you MUST pick up your ticket at Circle K Stores in NC, SC and GA starting Monday, March 18th. Entry is first come first served, and admission is not guaranteed. Once capacity is reached, no additional guests will be allowed in. Remember...get your ticket at Circle K stores!
3Who is performing on Friday night?
Brothers Osborne with guests Tyler Rich and Caylee Hammack. Tickets are $20 and are available starting Friday, March 15th at 9 a.m. by clicking the "Buy Tickets" link on the homepage. Tickets increase to $25 on the day of the show.
4Who is performing on Saturday night?
STYX with guests Sugarcreek and Charity Case. Tickets are $20 and are available starting Friday, March 15th at 9 a.m. by clicking the 'Buy Tickets" link on the homepage. Tickets increase to $25 on the day of the show.
5What time do the gates open for general admission ticket holders?
6What time does the music start?
7Can I leave the concert area and re-enter?
Unfortunately there is no re-entry.
8What amenities will be in the concert area?
The area will have food & beverage for sale and restrooms
9What are the rules to enter the concert area?
The following items are not allowed inside the concert area: outside food and drink, coolers, illegal drugs, controlled substances, weapons, bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, scooters (except for handicapped vehicles), pets/animals (except for assistance animals), professional cameras with removeable lenses, recording devices, selfie sticks, laser pointers, strobe lights, irritants (e.g. artificial noisemakers), bundles (e.g. package), backpack (unless clear & subject to search), fireworks, umbrellas and containers of any kind.
10Where is the concert area located?
The concert area is located in Romare Bearden Park. 300 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. The address is also printed on the ticket.
11Do you have to have a ticket to enter the concert area?
Yes, everyone must have a ticket for concert entry regardless of age.
12Are there still free opportunities at the event?
Other than the nightly concerts on the Coca-Cola stage, ALL other Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola activities are FREE to the public. This includes driver appearances & autographs, games, samples, music and more! Also, the Thursday night Corey Smith show is FREE. But you must pick up a ticket to enter the concert area at your area Circle K stores located in NC, SC and GA starting Monday, March 18th.
13Is there still an opportunity to hear music for free?
Yes, there is also music provided on the Mello Yello stage located on Tryon Street at Stonewall Street. The Corey Smith show in Romare Bearden Park is also FREE. But you MUST pick up a ticket for entry at a Circle K store in NC, SC or GA starting Monday, March 18th.
14What other events are taking place during the month of May?
Don’t miss these other great 600 Festival Association events: Movies on the Campus, downtown Kannapolis – May 3rd; Zucchini 600, downtown Kannapolis - May 4th; Haulers on Union Parade & Fan Fest presented by Freightliner, downtown Concord – May 16th with a parade of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series haulers and activities for the whole family; Little 600, GoPro Motorplex, Mooresville – May 21st with NASCAR Legends and NASCAR drivers competing in the fleet of rental go-karts.
15Why are you charging for the concerts?
As we enter our 25th year of Circle K Speed Street, it’s a great opportunity to implement changes that reflect our guests’ feedback. The fans have asked for bigger artists to appear on their hometown stage and that’s exactly what we are doing.
16Does everyone need a concert ticket to enter the concert area or are their ages that do not need a ticket?
All guests no matter of age must have a concert ticket in order to enter the concert venue.
17Are the events rain or shine?
All events are rain or shine. However if there is a weather threat, we will work with our team to ensure safety of our guests. Please continue to check our website and social media pages.
18Is there seating, can we bring lawn chairs?
The concert area is on grass and you can bring a chair or blanket if you prefer. Please note that chair & blanket areas may be required to be placed in a specific area as directed by security.
19Is there a will-call window?
There is not a will call for this show unless you receive your tickets direct from the band. In that case, will-call will be at the ticket booth located at Church Street & 3rd Street starting at 5 p.m. Please look for signage.
20Can you scan the ticket from my phone?
No, you have to print your tickets prior to arriving at the event.
21Is there handicap accessibility or other ADA resources available in the concert area?
Yes, there will be a handicap/wheel chair accessible area at the event. If you are living with a disability and have functional needs, please give 48 hours’ notice for any accommodation. You may reach us at 704-455-8888.
22Where can I park?
Please refer to the Directions menu for parking options. http://600festival.com/speed-street-where-to-park/