Middle C Jazz is honored to welcome countless National Artists to our stage! Don’t miss your chance to see Peter White, Spyro Gyra, Marion Meadows, Alex Bugnon, Jazmin Ghent, Jonathan Butler, Special EFX, Jazz Funk Soul, Lindsay Webster and more right here at Middle C Jazz – Charlotte’s New Home for Cool!
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An Evening with Shayna Steele
Ranging from Soul via Blues and Gospel and easily crossing over to retro R&B and Jazz, Shayna Steele’s has a supremely soulful energy, as well as her mind blowing vocal artistry and songwriting skills. Join us for an unforgettable evening of vocals on Friday, April 28 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
Landslide- A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
Landslide- A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac will take you on a ride back in time to an era when the greatest music in rock was being made, and the careers of the legends we all love today were born! Paying homage to one of the greatest and most popular bands in music history, LANDSLIDE recreates the hits from yesteryear, taking fans on an electric journey through FLEETWOOD MAC’s incredible catalog of music, including the hits from their solo-careers. They’ll be making their Middle C debut on Wednesday, April 26 at 7pm!
The Ron Brendle Double Guitar Quartet- Straight Ahead Organic Fusion
Ron Brendle finds being a musician and learning about music to be a journey that never ends. Throughout his musical career, he has shared the stage with artists such as Mose Allison, John Abercrombie, Charlie Byrd, and Dizzy Gillespie. Join us for The Ron Brendle Double Guitar Quartet – Straight Ahead Organic Fusion on Thursday, April 27 at 7pm.
Billy Joel Tribute THE STRANGER featuring Mike Santoro Performing 52nd St in its Entirety
With over 150 million records sold worldwide in a career spanning nearly 50 years, singer, songwriter, composer & performer BILLY JOEL is one of the world’s most beloved musical artists of the past 100 years. Mike Santoro brings the music of Billy Joel to Middle C for two shows on Saturday, April 29 at 7pm and 9:15pm!
Featured Artist of the Week: The Stranger
With over 150 million records sold worldwide in a career spanning nearly 50 years, singer, songwriter, composer & performer BILLY JOEL is one of the world’s most beloved musical artists of the past 100 years. So naturally, paying tribute to that level of talent and doing it justice is something not easily achieved…
THE STRANGER is the complete premiere tribute to the music of one of the world’s most beloved performers, Billy Joel. Comprised of some of the best and most experienced musicians in the business, this 6 piece band brings together an authentic replication of Billy’s timeless music, crowning it with soulful, spot on vocals that makes listening to a Billy Joel song so special.
Out front on piano & lead vocals is founder & frontman Mike Santoro. Born and raised in Levittown like Joel himself, Mike not only looks and talks a lot like Billy, but has the piano chops, vocal prowess and stage presence of the Piano Man – so much so that you will soon forget you are watching a tribute show. The STRANGER gives you the Billy Joel experience with the sound of his original band in its prime… energetic, interactive and often unpredictable. It’s live entertainment at its best!
From his radio hits to classic b-sides, sprinkled with great songs from similar artists such as Elton John, Paul McCartney and many others, it’s everything you’ll ever want in an evening out of great music. Available for corporate events, festivals, casinos, private affairs, and select venues.
Contemporary Jazz, R&B, and Funk Saxophonist Tony Exum Jr.
Colorado’s own national recording artist Tony Exum, Jr. is a contemporary jazz, R&B and funk saxophonist, songwriter, and performer with a smooth, sultry, and soulful sound. In 2019 Tony released his single “My Name’s Tony” receiving international airplay, charting on the Smooth Jazz Network top 100 chart for 12 weeks. Join us on Sunday, April 30 at 6pm!
Karen Linette Experience Sings Aretha
Karen Linette makes her Middle C debut with a tribute to Aretha Franklin! Giving her fellow local musicians more than twenty years of experience as a singer and collaborative artist, she has also shared the stage with national recording artists such as Norman Connors, Dawn Robinson of En Vogue, and more. Join us for an upbeat evening of hits on Thursday, May 11 at 7pm!
Noel & Maria Present: With a Little Help from My Friends- A Jazz Celebration of the Beatles
On Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at 7pm and 9:15pm, local legends Noel and Maria Present “With a Little Help From My Friends – A Jazz Celebration of the Beatles”! Join Noel & Maria and their all-star band as they present an evening of classic Beatles hits, songs you have definitely heard before but that you have never heard before, including “Let It Be,” “Blackbird,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Can’t Buy Me Love” and many, many more.
The Jazz Legacy Project Presents- Herbie Hancock: the Blue Note Years
Created in 2015 after an epiphany, bandleader Justin Varnes, created the Jazz Legacy Project, which has been selling out for 6 years. On Sunday, May 7 at 6pm, join us for his tribute to Herbie Hancock – the Blue Note Years!
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