What’s Happening with Moira Quinn

Jazz and La La Land lovers rejoice! This week is the week of Jazz for the Queen City.

CHARLOTTE, NC — It’s a great week for music in Charlotte!

There are several things happening in Charlotte, Moira Quinn from Charlotte Center City Partners stopped by Rising to tell us all about it.

Lunch Hour Jazz
Today through Friday
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Plaza-Levine Center for the Arts

Spend your lunch break at the Jazz Pavilion on the Levine Center for the Arts plaza! It’s FREE! The Pavilion stage will feature some of Charlotte’s best jazz artists plus some special guests. No ticket! No reservation! No planning! Just bring your friends and discover some of Charlotte’s best musical treasures and how much fun can be had at the Charlotte Jazz Festival.

Wednesday, April 19 · 11:30AM – 1:30PM · Bunky Moon
Thursday, April 20 · 11:30AM – 1:30PM · Dawn Anthony and the Synergy Jazz Ensemble
Friday, April 21 · 11:30AM – 1:30PM · Mark Rapp Group


Charlotte Jazz Festival
Now through Sunday
Various locations Uptown
Presented by the Leon Levine Foundation and put on by the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.

There are a ton of free events as well as amazing ticked ones with artists like Wynton Marsalis, Joe McBride…there will be a celebration of young Jazz musicians. There is a free Jazz tent at Romare Bearden Park as well as the jazz pavilion stage at the Levine Center For the Arts. It is a weekend of amazing music. Find a complete schedule search Charlotte Jazz Festival.


Moo & Brew Fest 2017
Saturday, April 22
2pm – 6pm
AvidXchange NC Music Factory

Blues Travelers headlining. Moo & Brew will offer samplings from various breweries and tastes from local restaurants vying for the title of “Creative Loafing’s Best Burger.” Proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and The Heartbright Foundation so you’ll be partying for a great cause. They’ve raised over $15,000 the first 2 years! Live music from Blues Traveler, Ancient Cities, and more!