A music festival tradition will take center stage in Charlotte for the seventh consecutive year.
BLOCtoberfest is a free live-music festival that supports The Prodigal Son Foundation.
The festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12 at the NC Music Factory.
Bands play from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Festival organizers said their goal is to raise $20,000 for The Prodigal Son Foundation.