EDIT: LiveNation just updated us to say that this police will NOT be in effect any longer. You're allowed small clutch type handbags, string backpacks, small purses, and pocketbooks. You are NOT allowed to bring large bags or large strap type backpacks & book bags.
ORIGINAL: To provide a safer environment for our fans and significantly expedite entry into the venue, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre and PNC Music Pavilion has implemented a new policy for the 2017 concert season that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the venue.
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre and PNC Music Pavilion STRONGLY encourages fans to not bring any type of bags, except those outlined.
Beginning the 2017 season, fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container into the venue: Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags.
An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
Fans will continue to be allowed to bring lawn chairs with legs no taller than 9" that do not have roof attachments or leg attachments. Small blankets and beach towels are still permitted on the lawn as well.
Venue management reserves the right to add, delete and interpret the above policy for the safety of guests, artists, and staff.