Weeklong festival showcases jazz greats, the blues, Latin jazz with Cuban flare, new Marsalis composition and more

Revel in the music of Duke Ellington, Nina Simone, and jazz artists from near and far as the Charlotte Jazz Festival returns to Uptown Charlotte April 29-May 4. Get your tickets now.
By GlennOaks Media | April 11, 2019

Jazz up your day with free concerts during the fourth annual Charlotte Jazz Festival, April 29-May 4

Take in a concert on the Levine Center for the Arts plaza at lunchtime, after work or after dark; enjoy 9 hours of jazz on Saturday.
By GlennOaks Media | April 11, 2019

Third annual Charlotte Jazz Festival returns April 9-15 in uptown Charlotte

Enter to win tickets to Friday or Saturday night events at Romare Bearden Park and on the main stage at Knight Theater. Check out free events during the week with lunch-hour performances uptown, late-night jams and more.
By GlennOaks Media | April 6, 2018

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Things to Do this Weekend

Labor Day Weekend has plenty in store for jazz lovers.
By Michaela Duckett | August 31, 2017

What’s Happening, Charlotte? 13 Things to Do this Weekend in the Qcity (Aug. 18-20)

There’s a lot happening in the Qcity this weekend.
By Michaela Duckett | August 17, 2017

Talk Back: Are we too soft on Patrick Cannon, and how local is the Charlotte Jazz Festival?

A reader suggests that Charlotte's black community is too quick to forgive our former mayor. Another raised questions about this week's Charlotte Jazz Festival.
By Glenn Burkins | April 17, 2017

Charlotte Jazz Festival returns with lots of Free Fun!

Attend daily events featuring some of Charlotte's top jazz musicians. And don't forget those "Late Night Jams" featuring members of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
By Blumenthal Performing Arts | April 4, 2017

What’s Happening Charlotte: Your Guide to Weekend Fun (Feb. 3-5)

Whether you are making plans for Super Bowl Sunday, looking to jazz up your date night or in the mood for some live music, here are 9 things to do this weekend in the Qcity.
By Michaela Duckett | February 2, 2017

This week in Charlotte (Dec. 5-9)

The holiday season is in full swing. Here are five events to get you in the spirit. Plus, this week the Hornets play the Pistons and the Urban League of Central Carolinas holds its annual meeting.
By Michaela Duckett | December 5, 2016

What’s Happening Charlotte: Your weekend guide to fun in the Qcity

It's a great weekend to get the family together for a little fun. There are plenty of festivals and events happening around the Qcity with something for everyone to enjoy.
By Michaela Duckett | September 15, 2016