Events for the Week of Jan 11th – 17th

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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, January 11th
Drink Special Mondays @ Mez in the Epicentre
“Eat.Stay.Play” – In the heart of Uptown’s EpiCentre, Mez offers stunning atmosphere, soaring ceilings, dramatic downtown views & an intimate lounge. Mondays offer half-price on select wines, $2 beer specials,
Time: All day Cost: Free
EpiCentre – 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte, NC

Chubby’s Karaoke @ Dixie’s Tavern
Every Monday at Dixie’s Tavern is Chubby’s Karaoke featuring $2 Beer of the month, $2.50 Drafts, $3 Soco Limes, $3 Sky Vodkas, $5 Sky & Red Bulls.
Time: 6pm – until Cost: Free
301 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC

Mainstream Mondays @ Therapy Cafe
Come enjoy a great social atmosphere with good music, good people, and with plenty of seating. $1 domestics, $5 Wing Baskets. Brought to you by Eddietainment.
Time 7pm – 12am Cost: Free
401 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Laugh a Latte Mondays @ PJ’s Coffee & Lounge in the Epicentre
Enjoy live music, comedians, and surprise guests. Lounge in class with soothing hookahs, seated chair massages, great desserts, and drink specials. Brought to you by Pink Diamond Promotions.
Time: 8pm – 12am Cost: $5
210 E. Trade St., 1st Floor Bldg C, Charlotte, NC

Laugh Out Loud Mondays @ Silhouette Lounge
Each & every Monday, featuring local & national comedians.
Time: Doors open @ 8pm, Show starts @ 10
6711 Freedom Dr, Charlotte, NC

Man Show Monday @ Buck Wild
50cent Draft Beers, $2 Miller Lite Bottles, $4 Jager Bombs, $5 Pitchers Wii Bowling Tourney, Beer Pong, Corn Hole, Ping Pong
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: Free
10008 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC

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

Tuesday, January 12th
LIFE @ KISS Lounge
For those who can’t wait for the weekend, they bring you LIFE each and every Tuesday. You’re invited to enjoy Charlotte’s sexy elite for your entertainment & after work pleasure. The elements of an undeniably desirable party are here: No Cover, Crazy Drink Specials, Sexy Patio Vibe, Hot DJ’s, Charlotte’s movers and shakers, & Celebrity guest appearances. Music by DJ Flemingo.
Time: 6pm – until Cost: Free until midnight
204 W Woodlawn Rd, 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

Salsa Night @ Apostrophe Lounge
Every Tuesday is free Salsa lessons with Jim Sejas from 8-9pm.
Great drink specials. Time: 8pm Cost: Free
1440 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Touch One Tuesday @ The Wine Up
Opening Mic Poetry. 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

Trouble Free Tuesdays @ Club Made
Hosted by The Firm, playing the hottest hip-hop and r&b all night long. $2 Michelobs, $5 mixed drinks.
Time: 10pm – 2am Cost: $10 – Fellas; $5 – Ladies
200 W Woodlawn Rd Ste D, Charlotte, NC

Wednesday, January 13th
Pop Life @ Luna Lounge
Pop Life is a weekly afterwork event that introduces you to art, music and fashion. Sponsored by The Sol Kitchen and Creative Loafing.
Time: 6pm – 1am Cost: Free
521 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Whined Down Wednesdays @ Upscale Restaurant & Lounge
40 cent wings, appetizer specials, $2 domestic and $4 mix drinks. Come vibe with them and enjoy great soul food while you listen to neo-soul, r&b, and jazz in their relaxed environment.
Time: 6pm – 10pm Cost: Free
3108 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC

A Night of Artistic Mix @ Apostrophe Lounge
Okay, so for all of the New York Undercover fans. Do you remember the club at the end of every show that J.C (Malik Yoba) and Eddie Torres (Michael DeLorenzo) went to that was real laid back with live entertainment? Picture that but in Charlotte, with live performers and a DJ. Spoken Words, Poets, R&B Singers and Real Hip-Hop Rappers will be apart of this show.
Time: 8pm – 12am Cost: Free
1440 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Laugh Out Loud Wednesdays @ Situations Lounge
New weekly event where an up and coming comedian will be featured.
Time: 9pm – 12am Cost: $10; Free before 7:30pm
7801 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Turn It Up Wednesdays @ Club Ice
5 rooms + 2 floors + 2 DJs = The livest party in the city. And everyone is admitted absolutely free all night long.
Time: 10pm Cost: Free
300 E. Stonewall St, Charlotte, NC

Thursday, January 14th
ABSOLUT:ly SakeTini Thursdays @ Enso Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar
From the exotic flavors offered on the menu to the contemporary, elegant design and decor, ENSO is a feast for all senses. ENSO is a dynamic, upscale scene in which guests can enjoy creative twists on Asian classics, as well as exceptional and distinctive sushi. After work every Thursday, ABSOLUT martinis infused with the best sake! Table reservations for groups are encouraged. To RSVP your after-work group please call Hunter Wilson at 704-516-2674.
Time: 5pm – 10pm Cost: Free
210 East Trade St (EpiCentre 1st floor), Charlotte, NC

Casa Latino @ Cosmos Cafe
Casa Latino: $4 Margaritas $2 Coronas. Great latin music and atmosphere every Thursday night. Come enjoy the Camel Lounge and have any of the wide variety of cocktails and martinis our bartenders serve to perfection. Lounge out on our couches, meet the young and restless, and enjoy the night.
Time: 7pm – 1am Cost: Free
300 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Laugh It Off Thursdays @ Anntony’s Caribbean Cafe
Comedy & Karaoke. Laugh it off with the special guest comedian and sing a little karaoke. Afterparty starts at midnight. Free parking.
Time: 8pm – until Cost: $5
2001 E. 7th St, 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: 9pm – 2:30am Cost: Free
127 W. Trade St, Charlotte, NC

Touch One Thursdays @ The Wine Up
Weekly event with national poetry features along with a live band and dj. The longest running poetry spot in Charlotte, over 4 years strong.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: $10
3306 N Davidson St., Charlotte, NC

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

“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

Guaguanco: Pure Latin Ecstacy @ Halo
Thursdays at HALO $2 Coronas, $2 Beer Special, $4 Vodka Cocktails. 18 and up welcome. Ladies in free! Dress code enforced. For information call 704-890-0390. To get on the guest list pleas email
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies
820 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC

Friday, January 15th
Dinner, Jazz, and R&B @ House of Jazz
Doors open for dinner at 5pm, live jazz at 8pm and old school r&b w/DJ Hot Dog at 11pm. Time: 5pm – until Cost: $10
8630 University Exec Park Dr, Charlotte, NC

TecHouse Fridays @ Luna Lounge
Luna is a diverse, contemporary, and vibrant lounge, restaurant, and bar offering a varied and eclectic choice of club night six times a week. Guest local and national DJs. Flavored Vodka Specials. Free parking all night.
Time: 8pm Cost: Ladies free all night. Men free till 11pm.
521 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

OMG Fridays @ Alley Cat
The Alley Cat is home to a nightly raucous party where attitudes and inhibitions alike are checked at the door in exchange for the wildest party in town. The Alley Cat is a place to enjoy stiff drinks, djs, and the area’s hottest staff. 18+ now admitted.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: $5 – 21 & up, $10 under 21
314 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Ole’ Skool Friday Nights @ Utopia Sound Stage
Taking place at Utopia Restaurant’s Sound Stage, come enjoy the sounds of the live band ‘Moments Notice’ plus DJ Technics on the turntables. The atmosphere is smooth and sexy. Doors open at 7pm for drinks and great food.
Time: 9pm – 2:30am Cost: Free before 9:30pm, $10 after
10210 Berkeley Place Drive, Charlotte, NC

SSSHH Fridays @ Happy Hour Bar & Lounge
Sensual poetry and jazz touching on life, love, relationships, and “relations” with special musical performances. Food served on the patio, along with drink specials all night. Stay for the afterparty with a live DJ.
Time: 9pm Cost: $5 before 10pm & 1/2 price for couples
3603 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Celebrity Fridays @ Club 935
Come out and party with a different celebrity host every Friday night during the weekly edition of ‘Celebrity Fridays’ at Club 9-3-5.
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies

Grown Folks Fridays @ Bentley’s RSVP
The Return of Grown Folks Fridays with the Infamous DJ Rham @ the all new plush and upscale BENTLEY’S RSVP. One of the biggest and classiest Friday night events in the Queen City, featuring 2 levels to get your swagger on. Absolutely no athletic wear or tennis shoes. Drink specials: $5 NUVO & $2 beer.
Time: 10pm Cost: 25 & Up Free b4 11pm
305 W. 4th St, Charlotte, NC

Diamond In The Back @ Club Ice
Music By DJ Tab D’Biassi Of Power 98
Time: 10pm Cost: Ladies Free all night. Guys $10
300 E Stonewall St, Charlotte, NC (Behind Westin Hotel)

Saturday, January 16th
Dinner, Jazz, and R&B @ House of Jazz
Doors open for dinner at 5pm, live jazz at 8pm and old school r&b w/DJ Hot Dog at 11pm. Time: 5pm – until Cost: $10
8630 University Exec Park Dr, Charlotte, NC

PlayDate Charlotte @ Marriott – Executive Park
What is PlayDate? PlayDate is a new event hitting the major cities across the states, giving hard-working intelligent individuals a great alternative to a typical night out, providing a fun and exciting atmosphere where you can enjoy great food, drinks, music and dancing. Play Date Charlotte is the best place to meet great people all while playing games. All kinds of games, from Spades to Chess, Twister to UNO, Monopoly to Taboo, Hungry Hungry Hippos to Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and everything in between.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: $15; $10 in adv | Early Arrival Strongly Advised
5700 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC

Cosmic Fusion @ Cosmos Cafe
Taking place every Saturday. $4 Imports, $5 Mojitos, Bellydancers, Hookahs, DJ Focus, Club Mix from around the world.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: Free
300 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Live Music @ Wild Wing Cafe: University Area
Every Saturday – $2 beer specials, 1/2 price bottles of wine, & a live band. And of course, 33 different flavors of wings, great burgers, sandwiches, ribs, and more.
711 W. Mallard Creek Church Rd, Charlotte, NC University Area

Marquee Saturdays @ Halo
Marquee Saturdays is a multi-faceted event that brings together all the elements of nightlife and entertainment into one explosive night. Our objective is to provide our clientele with EXCELLENT service by providing them with a wide spectrum of feel good, energetic music and an enthusiastic staff. Free parking and valet available. “The new standard has arrived.”
Time: 9pm Cost: Varies
820 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC

Saturday Standards @ The Forum
The unrivaled MEGAclub with three distinct settings. MAIN ROOM: top 40 party rockers with A-List DJs. PRAVDA LOUNGE: salsa-merengue-bachata with top Latin DJs. ROOF GARDEN: electro-progressive house with area’s hottest underground DJs.
Time: 9pm Cost: Varies
300 North College St, Charlotte, NC

Unheard Sessions @ Apostrophe Lounge
Each and every Saturday, it’s the Unheard Session with DJ Frase, spinning hip-hop, soul, reggae, and house.
Time: 9pm Cost: Free
1440 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC

20/10 Saturdays @ Club Ice
That’s right, it’s 2010 & each & every Saturday Club Ice has got you covered. Everybody just $10 all night! Wanna be a VIP? You can for only $20 all night! Music Director: DJ Buttafingaz. Hosted by No Limit Larry of Power 98.
Time: 10pm Cost: $10
300 E Stonewall St, Charlotte, NC (Behind Westin Hotel)

Platinum Saturdays @ Club 935
Great music. Grown and sexy vibe. VIP table and bottle service available.
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies

Grown & Sexy Saturdays @ Bentley’s RSVP
Grown and Sexy Saturday brought to you by GMitch and Jack Mbiya. Win your share of $10,000 in cash in the ‘Drop it Low’ dance contest. Featuring the Infamous DJ Rham @ the all new plush and upscale BENTLEY’S RSVP. Absolutely no athletic wear or tennis shoes.
Time: 10pm Cost: 25 & Up Free b4 11pm
305 W. 4th St, Charlotte, NC

Sunday, January 17th
Special Blend @ PJ’s Coffee & Lounge
Special Blend is a living platform that presents genres of artistry– music, visual and humor; in the spirit of good times and subsequently good people. Lounge amidst the trappings of an intelligent set without pretense or scene. Join them and DJ Justice, as they free Sunday evenings from Monday mornings.
Time: 7pm – 12am Cost: Free
210 East Trade St (EpiCentre 1st floor), Charlotte, NC

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 – 10:30pm Cost: $5; Everyone free before 8:30pm
3124 Milton Rd, Suite C, Charlotte, NC

Lyrically Speaking/The Sunday Session @ Utopia Restaurant
Lyrically Speaking is a weekly event that features poetry and a live band. The live band starts at 8:30pm and the poetry feature comes up during the intermission. The restaurant is open with a selective menu.
Time: 8pm Cost: $10
10210 Berkeley Place Drive, Charlotte, NC

Keep It Moving Sundays @ Club Reign
Introducing your new party destination for Sunday nights. Hosted by Kimmie and the QC Glamour Girls. Music by DJ 300.
Time: 9pm – 2:30am Cost: Free till midnight
5300 Old Pineville Road (next to Club Onyx), Charlotte, NC

Sunday Night Swagga – The Barber & Stylist Edition @ Club 935
Letha Tayler along with 935 presents Sunday Night Swagga – The Barber and Stylist Edition. Hosted by DJ Rham & celebrity guest. Drink specials all night. 25 and up to enter. Make sure your swagga is right.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: Varies, members free till 11pm
935 S. Summit Ave, Charlotte, NC

Super Fresh Sunday @ KISS
Taking place every Sunday at KISS Ultra Lounge. Great music, drink specials, and super fresh people.
Time: 10pm – 2am
204 W. Woodlawn Rd, Charlotte, NC

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

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