Platinum recording artist MGK (aka Machine Gun Kelly) is scheduled to make a trailblazing performance May 20 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the first Monster Energy All-Star Race. This is a free concert and anyone with a ticket to the All-Star event will be able to walk down from the stands and watch the concert from the infield.
Best known for his hugely popular “Bad Things” collaboration with Camila Cabello and his “Wild Boy” single, MGK is scheduled to hit the stage at approximately 11 p.m. MGK is enjoying the biggest hit of his career with “Bad Things,” which has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide. MGK’s new bloom album arrived in stores May 12 via P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment. His Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race concert will be followed by a set from DJ MADDS, who will perform until 2 a.m.
MGK’s performance is the grand finale in what will be an amazing weekend for the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race. On Friday May 19, Monster Energy Athletes Casey Currie, CJ Greaves and BJ Baldwin will be performing in a series of smoke shows. Casey and CJ will be doing burnouts in Pro2 trucks, while BJ will be driving his trophy truck.
Freestyle motocross events will be taking place on both May 19 and 20 as part of Monster Energy’s events. Among those competing will be X Games medalist Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Nate Adams and Axell Hodges. Stunt riders will also be showcased on both days as part of Unknown Industries Harley Motorcycle Stunt Show, which is set to feature Nick Leonetti, Buddy Suttle, Kade Gates and Logan Lackey.
On May 20, four Bellator MMA fights will take place in the Monster Energy footprint. Chris Crawford and Allen Bose are set to square off in the 205-pound weight class, while 155-pound fighters Lashawn Alcocks and Mike Stevens are scheduled to meet in the ring. Jacob “Tick-Tock” McClintock and Jeremie “Hit Em” Holloway will meet in the third fight, one between two 170-pound brawlers. The contests conclude with a heavyweight battle between 265-pounders Robert Neal and Allen Crowder. Other events held in conjunction with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race are slated to include head-to-head truck racing and Can Am Demos.
The Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race takes place under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET, airing live on FS1. Tickets to the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star race start at just $44 for adults and $10 for kids 13 and under. Get more information about tickets, camping and upgrades at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling 800-455-FANS (3267).