Petra’s Bar, at 1919 Commonwealth Avenue in Plaza Midwood, is a friendly neighborhood bar that includes a main bar with a stage, a taproom, an art gallery and a patio. It frequently hosts excellent live music, pop-up vendor and art markets, dance parties, film screenings and much more. The events are always low-priced, usually under $10.
It’s a 21+ venue (unless otherwise noted for an event.)
You can see all of the upcoming events on Petra’s Facebook page. That’s where you’ll see the full calendar of live music, generally with a cover of $7 or $8 for three bands.
Here are some of the upcoming free and almost free events:
Live music: Landless, Sinners & Saints, LeAnna Eden, DJ Pucci Mane
Monday, January 28th, 2019
7 p.m. to midnight
In addition to the live music this is the closing show for the staff art show. Donations go to The Underground, a Charlotte arts community helping young artists access their full potential.
Bugalú: Old School Latin Boogie
February 6th, 2019
A vinyl only party to shing-a-ling the night away with, featuring the music that helped shape and define the great boogaloo era and beyond! Hosted by Zach Reader.
Podcast Release Party for “Det. Samwel Sift’s Loved One Discovery or Recovery Services”
February 17th, 2019
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Come help us celebrate the first season of the Zombie Noir podcast, “Detective Samwel Sift’s Loved One Discovery or Recovery Services.” In this audio theatre podcast Shamus Samwel Sift runs a sidestepping detective agency in the Post-Zombie Apocalypse.
They’ll be will be playing the teaser and listening to Noir Inspired Jazz. Perfect for the Sunday before President’s Day. We’ll also be recording your best zombie sounds, so bring your Z-Game. Music by Hilary Kearns. Costume contest for Best Zombie and Best Noir.
To check out the podcast go to https://www.stationaryhoboproductions.com/
Lost Cargo: A Back Patio Tiki Party
Feburary 26th, 2019
Exotica sounds provided by Bo White. Special menu of handcrafted tropical drinks.
Buzzed Spelling Bee
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
8:30 p.m. registration
9 p.m. spelling bee
More upcoming free things to do around Charlotte
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Charlotte, NC 28205
Charlotte, NC 28205