Kick Off June at Middle C!
Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage this spring! Don’t miss your chance to see Jonathan Butler, Kirk Whalum, Maysa Leak, Jeff Lorber, Billy Cobham and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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Middle C is proud to present Grace Kelly on October 22nd!
On Thursday, June 2 at 7pm, come dance with InfiniteSoul – an eleven-member party band featuring four vocalists and a full horn section. InfiniteSoul’s non-stop, high energy performance is sure to impress!
World renowned artist, Jonathan Butler, makes his Middle C debut for four shows! Join us for an unforgettable evening on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 at 7pm and 9pm! Over the course of his decade-spanning career, Butler has released more than 20 albums, exploring a broad range of styles including jazz, pop, and gospel.
All four Friday and Saturday evening shows have SOLD OUT!
Soulful Sundays With JD Featuring Vocalist Jay D Jones
Smooth Sundays with JD returns on Sunday, June 5! JD is featuring Jay D. Jones for one show at 6pm. This modern-day “Crooner” is bellowing his way to the top in the Indie industry of music and into the hearts of his fans with his soulful sounds and distinguished gentlemanly image. His artistry is credited to inspiring artists such as Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, and his all-time favorite, The Temptations.
Featured Artist of the Week: Jay D. Jones
“Jay D. Jones is one sure act that’s hard to follow and one you definitely don’t want to miss. He is a Charlotte native and personifies the true quality of music at its finest. This modern-day “Crooner” is bellowing his way to the top in the Indie industry of music and into the hearts of his fans with his soulful sounds and distinguished gentlemanly image. His artistry is credited to inspiring artists such as Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, and his all-time favorite, The Temptations, and that’s only a few. Jay D. Jones gives honor to the Most High for his accomplishments and makes no excuses for anyone. “It is this solid foundation/rock on which I stand that has elevated me to the highest places and I’m still climbing.” His genre of Jazzy Inspirational Soul or HeartSoul is sweeping the nation as he invites people of all races, cultures, and creeds to an experience beyond such barriers to hear what he considers just plain old GOOD MUSIC!!!”
Remember Whensday- The Lovell Bradford Trio Featuring Lauren Muensterman: Ella Fitzgerald with a Twist
On Wednesday, June 8 at 7pm, come celebrate one of the most recognized jazz singers in history with Remember Whensday: Lovell Bradford Featuring Lauren Muensterman: Ella Fitzgerald with a Twist!
Rodney Shelton & Eric Brice present Brandon Stevens: The Songs of Brian McKnight, Maxwell, & Kem
On Thursday, June 9 at 7pm, come hang out and kick back during the Thursday Night Middle C series with The Rodney Shelton Group featuring Brandon Stevens: The Songs of Brian McKnight, Maxwell, & Kem!
Delfeayo Marsalis & The Uptown Jazz Orchestra
Join us for an evening with Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra on Friday, June 10 at 7pm and 9pm! The Uptown Jazz Orchestra is stretching the boundaries of what is expected from big bands, playing with an extraordinary sense of joy and fun that could only be from New Orleans. With influences from Louis Armstrong to Count Basie, James Brown to J Cole, Marsalis and UJO play music that helps free the mind, warm the heart, and heal the soul!
Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Karen Briggs
The Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Karen Briggs returns to Middle C Jazz on Saturday, June 11 at 7pm and 9pm! Please join us for a memorable evening of music not to be missed!
On Sunday, June 12 at 6pm, Middle C welcomes contemporary saxophonist, author, and music producer Jackiem Joyner who has set the bar high in his close 20 years as a performer. With a number one jazz album, several Billboard chart-topping hits, and a series of critically acclaimed books to his name, he has shown himself to be the rare artist capable of transcending his instrument and reaching a mainstream audience.
MIDDLE C SPOTIFY PLAYLIST
Ready for a preview of some of our upcoming performers or want to catch up on the latest happenings at Middle C? Check out our monthly Spotify playlist below!