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Common Ground 

Showcasing area musicians, artists, craftsmen, and artisans, Common Ground takes place on September 6th, 2014. Located on Commonwealth Avenue, here in the heart of Plaza Midwood, Common Ground is a street festival that unites our Charlotte neighborhoods for a weekend of music, arts, craft brews, and merriment.


On Commonwealth Avenue from Gordon St to Thomas Ave.  


How often do you get to hear live music in the streets of downtown Plaza Midwood?  A wide range of music has been booked, so get there early and enjoy lunch on the patio of your favorite Plaza Midwood venue while listening to some good tunes.

Band Schedule

12:15 - The Business People

1:45 - Not Yet

3:30 - Heart of a Ghost

5:15 - Leadville Social Club

7:00 - Big Daddy Love

8:50 - Satarah

9:30 - Holy Ghost

Craft Brews

Common Ground will host a number of local and regional craft brewers.  More details to come!


The streets will be filled with area craftsmen and artisans.  Admission to the event is free so enjoy the day and shop as you please.

The After Party

The music will continue at Petra's Piano Bar!  Petra's will host Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands for this year's after party!  Music till 2:00AM!  

Directions from Common Ground:  

From the stage, turn left, walk 10 feet, you're there.  

Fun times at Floydfest 2013. Filmed by Todd Gaul, edited by Travis Penny.


Festival hours are from 12:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.  Music continues at nearby bars and restaurants!