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The Best in Live Jazz

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Grand Piano

The Best in Live Music

Great Craft Cocktails

Delicious Food & Craft cocktails

Great Atmosphere

Perfect Atmosphere for any Occasion

Come to Middle C Jazz, Charlotte’s New home for Coolool

Marcus Anderson

An Evening with Marcus Johnson


Marcus Johnson is an independent Billboard-ranked, internationally acclaimed jazz keyboardist, and NAACP Image Award Nominee.

Lori Williams

A New Day With Lori Williams


Acclaimed international Jazz vocalist Lori Williams has a most impressive resume as a performing artist, music educator, songwriter, producer, and musical theater actress with over 30 years of experience. 

Oil Silk

Oli Silk


London-born keyboardist Oli Silk is the UK’s Smooth Jazz Ambassador! He began writing and recording music as part of jazz funk duo ‘Sugar and Silk’ in the late 1990’s.




our80East is a Toronto-based electro-jazz duo that’s all about the groove. Drawing from their diverse musical influences, Rob DeBoer and Tony Grace have created a signature sound that combines electronic production with live instrumentation.

Willie Bradley

An Evening with Billboard Charting Smooth Jazz Artist Willie Bradley

OCT 14

Bold, yet simultaneously charming; Edgy; yet at the same time beautiful; these seemingly opposing adjectives might well-describe the music of artist/trumpeter Willie Bradley, but also fittingly tell about the man!

Marcus Anderson

An Evening with David Stevens

Oct 15

Quickly becoming a recognized name in songwriting, production and performance, is LA based, multi-talented, David P. Stevens.

Confluence 2023

Confluence: The Carolinas’ Premier Music Industry Conference + Festival

OCT 18

The Confluence Music Pass includes access to live showcase sets by 40+ acts in all genres from across the Carolinas in multiple independent music venues in the heart of Charlotte! This multiday conference + festival is a can’t-miss for anyone in the Southeast connected to the music industry, including fans.

Veronica Swift

An Evening with Veronica Swift

OCT 21

“She has a miraculous voice, musical ability and technique, as well as an innate gift for entertaining a crowd.” — Wall Street Journal

Euge Groove

Euge Groove

OCT 27-28

A graduate of Miami’s School Of Music, Euge launched his professional career in Miami in the mid-80s, playing in salsa bands, Top 40 club bands and doing the occasional high-profile session date like Expose’s “Seasons Change,” a #1 Billboard AC hit.

Marcus Anderson

Special EFX Allstars featuring Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Dave Livolsi & Joel Rosenblatt with Guest Maria Howell

Nov 02

Guitarist, composer, producer, and arranger, Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group SPECIAL EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for 40 years.

The New Book from Middle C Jazz Owner Larry Farber

Noted Memories


Noted Memories

Larry Farber, who has devoted his life to music, tells his story in “Noted Memories – How A Kid From Charlotte Had A Moment With Tony, Aretha, Bonnie, Sheryl And More.” That’s Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt and Sheryl Crow. They and dozens more are in this 130-page softcover celebration of Larry’s life. Larry grew up playing in bands, performing at weddings and parties. He booked bands for a living, opened a private music club called Music With Friends and then Middle C Jazz Club in uptown Charlotte. It’s all here, plus 50 photos of Larry and various legends. Read about the night he convinced Aretha to take the stage after Whitney Houston died and lots more. The book celebrates the power of music to unite us. It sells for $25, with partial sales supporting the nonprofit Arts Plus.

About Middle C Jazz

The Middle C note is the place from which music comes alive. The same can be said for Middle C Jazz, Charlotte’s newest stage for live jazz. Built by lifelong jazz devotees for curious newcomers and fellow fanatics alike, we will feature local, regional and national artists in a convergence of art, music and flavor. Whether you’re attending a show, hosting a private event or simply sipping a cocktail, here, every experience is constantly surprising yet consistently inspiring. Like the classic note itself, everything comes alive from here.


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