2011 Food Lion Speed Street May 26th-28th

2011 Food Lion Speed Street May 26th-28th

The annual Food Lion Speed Street takes over Uptown Charlotte on Memorial Day Weekend. May 26-28, 2011

Every spring, Food Lion Speed Street transforms the streets of Uptown Charlotte into a showcase of motor sports with non-stop entertainment on three stages, appearances by top Nextel Cup Drivers, dynamic exhibits for all ages and an amazing assembly of NASCAR show cars and simulators.

The annual street festival marking the start of the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend, will stretch from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Fifth Street along Tryon Street. Over 400,000 people attend this annual three day event.

Event Schedule

Thursday, May 26

Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-1:30 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies
1:30-6 p.m.: Coca-Cola Programming
6-7 p.m.: Da Throwback Band
7:30-8:30 p.m.: Black and Blue
9-9:30 p.m.: Rose Royce
9:45-10:45 p.m.: Midnight Star

Miller Lite Stage
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Early Ray
8-9:15 p.m.: Winner of the Great Taste Music Series
9:45-11 p.m.: Pat Green

Friday, May 27

Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-5:30 p.m.: Coca-Cola Programming
8-8:45 p.m.: Bridgette Tatum
8:45-9:15 p.m.: Coca-Cola Family of Drivers
9:30-11 p.m.: Josh Turner

SPEED Stage
6-7 p.m.: SPEED Pre-Show Party
7-8 p.m.: Trackside Live

Miller Lite Stage
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Paper Tongues
7:45-8:15 p.m.: Brad Keselowski Interview and Autographs
8:15-9 p.m.: Winner of the Great Taste Music Series
9:30-11 p.m.: Everclear

Saturday, May 28

Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-1:15 p.m.: Skate Rink Jukebox
1:45-2:45 p.m.: Fire Control
3:15-4:15 p.m.: Lucky Five
4:45-5:45 p.m.: Hair Nation
6:15-7:15 p.m.: Big Sam Band
7:15-8 p.m.: Coca-Cola Family of Drivers
8:15-9 p.m.: Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
9-9:30 p.m.: Coca-Cola Family of Drivers
9:45-11 p.m.: Eddie Money

Miller Lite Stage
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Great Taste Music Series Rock Third Place
2-3 p.m.: Great Taste Music Series Rock Second Place
3:30-4:30 p.m.: Another Day Falls
5-6 p.m. Great Taste Music Series Country Third Place
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Great Taste Music Series Country Second Place
8-9 p.m.: Russ Dickerson
9:30-11 p.m.: Clay Walker

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