Events for the Week of April 6th – 12th

Your weekly list for nightlife, social, networking, sporting and cultural events in Charlotte. List is updated throughout the week as I learn of more events.

Monday, April 6th
National Championship Game Viewing @ CANS Bar and Canteen
NCAA Basketball Championship game viewing party – North Carolina Tar Heels vs Michigan St Spartans
Time: 5:10pm – 1:10am Cost: Free
500 W. 5th St, Charlotte, NC

Mix and Mingle Mondays @ PJ’s Coffee & Lounge in the Epicentre
Live music, jazz, and spoken word intertwined in the heart of the Epicentre. Lounge in class and network with other young professionals or enjoy a tasty meal, full gourmet drink menu, or a soothing hookah. Intimate, professional, and inviting. This week features a live performance by band Soulful Exhibition.
Time: Doors open @ 8pm Cost: $5
210 E. Trade St., 1st Floor Bldg C, Charlotte, NC

Margarita Mondays @ Tropical Heat
Kingz Click Entertainment presents Margarita Mondays at Tropical Heat with live music, models, and comedy. Fashion show featuring Unparallel modeling troop from JCSU and Certified Dimes. Special guest DJ and a host of talent to kick off the week.
Time: 8pm – 2am Cost: $5
5820-A W.T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC

All You Can Bowl @ StrikeCity @ Epicentre
Time: 9pm-2am Cost: $15
210 East Trade St., Suite D-164, Charlotte, NC
Strike City

Tuesday, April 7th
Charlotte Bobcats vs Philadelphia 76ers
Come out and support your NBA Charlotte Bobcats in their final home game for this regular season and as they continue their attempt to overtake the Chicago Bulls for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Time: 7pm Tickets: Varies
Time Warner Cable Arena
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Queen City Comics ‘Jokes 4 Jobless’ Show @ Alive
Just June and Alive will join Jay Leno and do a free comedy show for those that have lost their jobs. Starring Queen City Comics – 13 of Charlotte’s funniest comedians. 50 cent wings & $1 beers.
Time: 8pm – 11pm Cost: Free
2909 N. Davidson St, Charlotte, NC

Tone-X and Friends @ Skandalos
Y-Square Management invites you out to “TONE-X & FRIENDS” starring comedians Tone-X, Chris “Funnyman” Robinson and music director DJ Stacey Blackman.
Time: Doors open @ 8pm; showtime @ 8:30pm Cost: $10 in advance; $15 @ door
5317 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC
www.myspace.com/tonexandfriends

Open Mic Poetry @ The Wine Up
Hosted by Filmore and DJ Flemingo.
Weekly event of Charlotte and surrounding area poets displaying their talents.
Time: 9pm – 1am Cost: $5 with College ID; $10 without
3306 N Davidson St., Charlotte, NC
www.wine-up.com

Wednesday, April 8th
Pop Life @ Apostrophe Lounge
Pop Life is a weekly afterwork event that introduces you to art, music and fashion. This week’s event will include a wine tasting.
Sponsored by The Sol Kitchen and Creative Loafing.
Time: 6pm – 1am Cost: Free
1440 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC
www.thesolkitchen.com

“I Got Status” Wednesdays @ Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
Spring and Summer Edition of “I Got Status” Wednesdays. Hosted by Red Carpet Affairs. Half price appetizers and drinks.
Time: 6pm – 10:30pm Cost: Free
139 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

K.D. Lang @ Ovens Auditorium
Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter K.D. Lang makes a stop in Charlotte for a performance.
Time: 7:30pm Tickets: $34.50 – $64.50
Click Here For Tickets
2700 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Give Me The Mic Showcase @ Skandalos
Hosted By Phat Kat Records. All forms of entertainment on display.
Time: 8pm – 10pm Cost: $10
5317 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC
Phat Kat Records

Pink Invite for Level Wednesdays @ Suite
Wear the color pink to receive half off your cover. The Velvet Nights Photographers will be on location to cover your night. RSVP to Shahn Sarwary of New Age by email – shahnsarwary@gmail.com
Time: 10pm – 2am
Suite @ Epicentre – 210 East Trade St, Charlotte, NC
Suite

Laugh Out Loud Wednesdays @ Situations Lounge
New weekly event where an up and coming comedian will be featured. This week comedian/actor Tai Griffin will take the stage. Hosted by Monroe’s own Joe Cook.
Time: 9pm – 12am Cost: $10; Free before 7:30pm
7801 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Thursday, April 9th
RSVP Thursdays @ Décor 1202
Networking event strictly for the grown and sexy. 21 and up, 25 and up preferred. RSVP thru Facebook, search Decor 1202.
Time: 8:30pm – 2:00am Cost: Free
1202 Charlottetown Rd, Charlotte, NC

Top Notch Thursday @ Tilt
Each & every Thursday. Drink specials all night: $3 Imports(Heineken, Corona,etc)…$5 Martinis…$5 Sex On The Beach. Music By DJ Elementz.
Age:21+ to enter; 25+ preferred. Dress code: Grown & Sexy
Time: 8pm – 2:30am Cost: Free
127 W. Trade St, Charlotte, NC

Touch One Thursdays @ The Wine Up
National Poetry features along with a live jazz band. Music provided by DJ Flemingo.
Time: 10pm – 2am Cost: $10
3306 N Davidson St., Charlotte, NC
www.wine-up.com

House Music Night @ Loft 1523
DJ Rsenal brings you the best in true house music. 1/2 price martinis all night.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: Free
1523 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC
www.loft1523.com

A Touch of Jazz @ Lola’s Restaurant
Lounge with Live Jazz. Nationwide performers and scrumptious cuisines. Full Entree included in cover charge. Free Parking.
Time: 9pm – until Cost: $15.00
Contact: Shabazz Productions – lscholars@hotmail.com
300 S Brevard St. Suite 100, Charlotte, NC

“The Message” Open Mike @ Mama’s Caribbean Grill
Enjoy the neo-soul of an island environment while hearing the message from The Message Slam Team! Caribbean food, reggae, spoken word, and more.
Time: 9pm – until Cost: $5.00
1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC

Throw Back Thursdays @ Savoy
Strictly 80’s & 90’s Hip Hop & R&B. Free buffet. Throwback drink specials all night. Karaoke / Open mic 9:30pm – 11:30pm
Time: Doors open at 9 Cost: Free before 11pm
3930 Brookshire Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Friday, April 10th
Afterwork Rendezvous @ Ruth’s Chris
Rendezvous Afterwork Friday with Talk of the Town & Friends. Join them at the bar, have dinner, or chill on the patio and watch scenes. Premium drink specials and fabulous appetizer specials are always in play. Stay in the loop with Talk of the Town and meet new and interesting people in Charlotte. Free Valet Parking.
Time: 6pm – 10pm Cost: $10
222 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Amateur Night at The Soul Cafe @ The Wine Up
It’s Amateur Night at The Soul Café and they have some GREAT talent lined up… EXCITING celebrity guest judges…and just need YOU in the audience to help select the winner!
It will be an evening of fun and entertainment with their very talented Finalists accompanied by The Company Band and closing out the evening and keeping it HOT… will be DJ DR on the turntables. Light hors d’oeuvres from 8pm-9pm, Drink Specials
Brought to you by The Underground Soul Station
Contact info: theundergroundsoulstation@gmail.com or 704.737.5191
Doors: 8pm, Performance 9pm Price: $5 all night
3306-C North Davidson St (NODA) Charlotte, NC

Welcome to the Good Life – The Return of 2nd Fridays @ Stool Pigeons
The NexxLevel Marketing Group have brought back their monthly social networking event.
Hosted by DJ Dexter Dynamite. 25+ Encouraged. Dress attire: Sleek.
Time: Doors open @ 9 Cost: For complimentary admission, email your full name to NexxLevel.Marketing@gmail.com by April 8th.
214 N. Church St, Charlotte, NC

LATIN NIGHTS, FREE Salsa Lessions @ Rustic Martini
FREE Salsa lessions every Friday @ Rustic Martini with DJ CHOAS. $3 Coronas, $4 Margaritas.
Time: 10pm Cost: Free
616 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
Rustic Martini

Fresh 2 Def Fridays @ Bella Keay
Every One Free Until 11pm. Free Buffet. Music By DJ E-Clips.
Time: 10pm – until Cost: Free until 11pm
3124 Milton Road, Charlotte, NC

Saturday, April 11th
Jazz After Dark @ The Grape @ Northlake
Come experience some of the best wines & champagnes in the country while listening to live jazz from the soulful sounds of Thom Crumpton. Brought to you by Fantasies Forty-N-Fly Social Network.
Time: 7pm – 11pm; Performance starts @ 8pm. Cost: Free
6801 Northlake Mall Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Jazz Night @ The Clanton Pavilion
Smooth live jazz, spoken word, and buffet style food.
Time: 7pm – 10pm Cost: $15
3132 Manchester Dr, Charlotte, NC

InnerCircle Events Fifth Anniversary Party @ Blue Restaurant & Bar
Party with InnerCircle as they celebrate 5 years of successful events in the Charlotte area.
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies > Show Up Early
Corner of 5th & College St, Charlotte, NC

Sunday, April 12th
Charlotte Jumper Classic @ TWC Arena
April 10th – 12th. Take in one day or join them for all three days of great competition. Tickets are just $10 per day. Taking place at the Time Warner Cable Arena. Sunday’s Schedule:
1:00 p.m. – $35,000 Charlotte Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; The $450,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte for the Charlotte Bobcats Cup
Charlotte Jumper Classic

Lyrically Speaking/The Sunday Session @ Utopia Restaurant
Featuring live music and a poetry feature for the evening. There is an open mic from 9 to 9:30 and the feature starts at 9:30.
Time: 7:30pm Cost: $7
10210 Berkeley Place Drive, Charlotte, NC
Touch One Productions

SSSHH @ Happy Hour Bar & Lounge
Open mic poetry with live jazz, games, and giveaways. Food is also served.
Time: 9pm – until Cost: $10; Free for VIPink members
3603 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC
www.myspace.com/ssshhpoetry

Live Jazz & Gospel @ Bella Keay
Enjoy the live jazz and gospel of artists and bands from Charlotte and surrounding areas. Free Buffet.
Time: 7:30pm – 11pm Cost: $5; Everyone free before 8:30pm
3124 Milton Rd, Charlotte, NC
Bella Keay

S.I.N. Sundays @ StrikeCity
Music by DJ Landon. Drink specials all night.
Time: 10pm – 2am Cost: Free
Epicentre 1st Level, 210 East Trade St, Charlotte, NC
Strike City

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