Charly Lowry & Friends

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Concert: 7:00 pm

​Doors Open: 6:15 pm

Ticket Prices

Adults: $16 

Children (Under Age 12): $12

Group Discount: (10% on 10 or more tickets)

Throughout the year, the Sampson County Exposition Center often presents or partners with organizations to present performances or special events, please visit this page often to learn more about special events and performances that are open to the public.  For some events there may be an admission fee and other events are offered FREE to the public.

Box Office Telephone: +1.910.592.7200
Box Office  Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

(Check with Box Office or sponsoring organization to confirm times and dates!)

Performances and Events

Charly Lowry & Friends includes 4 band members including Mark McKinney & Co - a duo consisting of Mark McKinney and Jonathan Locklear, as well as Aaron Locklear who is the original drummer for Dark Water Rising.  They will play a combination of original songs and covers.

Charly Lowry, is a musical powerhouse from Pembroke, NC, is proud to be an Indigenous woman belonging to the Lumbee/Tuscarora Tribes. She is passionate about raising awareness around issues that plague underdeveloped, underserved, and marginalized communities.

She qualified as a semifinalist amongst the last 32 competitors amongst millions of potential contestants on Season 3 of American Idol in 2004.

Since her teenage years, Charly has established a career as a professional singer-songwriter with unique passion and voice.

Currently, Charly is writing her first solo album. Recently, she was inducted to the Recording Academy Class of 2021. Her newest band configuration, “CHARLY”, was selected to participate in “American Music Abroad”, curated by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Association of American Voices.

Presented by: Sampson Arts Council &

Sampson CenterStage Performing Arts Series

The Sampson CenterStage Box Office is located inside the Sampson County Exposition Center located at 414 Warsaw Road, Clinton, NC.  Tickets may be purchased in-person, by telephone or online.  The Sampson CenterStage Box Office accepts the following methods of payment:  Cashier’s Check, Money Orders, Personal Check, Business Check, American Express, Mastercard and Visa.  Pursuant to NCGS 25-3-506 Checks returned to the Sampson CenterStage Box Office for non-sufficient funds are subject to a returned check in the amount of $25.00.  The Sampson Center Stage Box Office follows the Holiday Schedule as set forth by the State of North Carolina.  All ticket sales are subject to 7% NC State Sales tax.

Sampson CenterStage Box Office

Telephone: +1.910.592.7200

 Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

A note about Third-Party ticket Resellers:  The Sampson CenterStage Box Office including www.sampsoncenterstage.com, and ETIX.com are the only OFFICIAL TICKETING PROVIDERS for events sponsored by the Sampson County Exposition Center, the Sampson CenterStage Performing Arts Series; as well as select rental clients. Tickets obtained from other unauthorized sources may be stolen, counterfeit or invalid due to payment issues and will not be honored. Tickets purchased from other sources are often greatly inflated in price and are not eligible for assistance if tickets are ever lost or stolen or if the event is canceled or rescheduled. The Sampson CenterStage Box Office is not responsible for tickets purchased from other sources.