Events for the Week of July 6th – July 12th

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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, July 6th
Mix and Mingle Mondays @ PJ’s Coffee & Lounge in the Epicentre
Enjoy live spoken word artists, and neo soul performances. Lounge in class with a soothing hookah and allow the band to drift you to a place of electric tranquility.
Time: 8pm – 2am Cost: $5
210 E. Trade St., 1st Floor Bldg C, Charlotte, NC
Shabazz Productions

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
Strike City

Tuesday, July 7th
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

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
Apostrophe Lounge

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
Wine Up

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, July 8th
Pop Life @ Apostrophe 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
1440 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
The Sol Kitchen

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

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

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

Wasted 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
Club Ice

Thursday, July 9th
Alive After Five @ Pavillion at Epicentre
Admission to Alive after Five and partnering bars is free. Every Thursday night party on all 3 levels of the EpiCentre. Live music on the Bud Light Stage. These week, the featured performers are ‘Who’s Bad’, the number one Michael Jackson tribute band in the country.
Time: 5pm – 9:30pm Cost: Free
210 East Trade St, Charlotte, NC
Alive After Five

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
Shabazz Productions

RSVP Thursdays @ Décor 1202
Networking event strictly for the grown and sexy. Free food, good music and great drinks. 21 and up to enter, 25 and up encouraged. RSVP thru their email – decor.rsvpthursday@gmail.com
Time: 8:00pm – 2:00am Cost: Free before 11 with RSVP email
1202 Charlottetowne Ave, Charlotte, NC (CPCC Area)

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
Tilt

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
Wine Up

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

“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
Mama’s Caribbean Grill

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

Singles Mingle @ Allure Restaurant & Lounge If you are single and not sure where to go to meet other singles, then this is the event for you. Come out and mix and mingle with other singles in your area. 21 to enter. 25 and up preferred. Dress to impress. Food and drink specials
Time: 10pm – until Cost: Free
1508 S. Mint St, Charlotte, NC
Love Lynx Charlotte

Friday, July 10th
Spring Session – Live Jazz @ Kokomo’s Coffee House
Relax, relate, release. ‘Live Jazz’ is back by popular demand. De’uneque Entertainment presents the Spring Session.
Time: 5pm – 9pm Cost: $10
901 South McDowell St, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Knights Vs Gwinnett Braves
Charlotte’s Triple-A minor league baseball team takes on the Gwinnett Braves.
Time: 7:15pm Cost: $22/adults, $15/kids 12 & under
2280 Deerfield Dr, Fort Mill, SC
Charlotte Knights

KRS One @ Amos’ South End
The Blast Master KRS ONE ONE ONE will be in the QC to rock the mic, giving you real hip-hop and a live stage show unlike no other.
Time: Doors open @ 8pm, Showtime @ 10pm Cost: $20-$40
1423 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
Amos’ Southend

Rewind, Reminisce, Reconnect @ Decor 1202
Debonair Psi Phi and Angie Drakeford present: ‘Rewind, Reminisce, Reconnect’ – a tribute to the OC’s (Original Charlotteeans that is). Décor 1202 is Charlotte’s premier nightclub/lounge, providing elegance, sophistication within an upscale atmosphere. They’re taking it back to the days of Dance Wars, Rapping Degree, Mr.P’s, Pleasure Lounge, Club Magic, Jaguar Lounge, Skate Palace, and can’t for get Sunday’s @ Freedom Park!
Time: 9pm – 2:30am Cost: Adv $10 tix available @www.eztixx.com
1202 Charlottetowne Ave, Charlotte, NC (CPCC Area)

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
SSSHH Poetry

Reggae Nights @ Rustic Martini
Pynk Chocolate presents “Reggae Nights” each and every Friday night @ Rustic Martini. The first 40 people will receive a free Reggae-tini on behalf of Asha Jones.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: $10; Ladies free before 11pm
616 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
Pynk Chocolate Events

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, July 11th
14th Annual Bike Fest & Dance
Lee’s Performance Centers present the 14th Annual Bike Fest and Dance at the World Famous Mooresville Dragway. Enjoy live music, food, fun, and entertainment for the entire family.
Time: 10am – 10pm
8415 W NC 152 Hwy, Mooresville, NC
Lee’s Performance Center

Grand Opening of New Pure Boutique @ South Park
You’re invited to preview the new premier location of Pure Boutique in the Luxury wing of South Park Mall. Built over the last 2 years this masterpiece of design and innovative fashion will blow your mind. The new space is located in the luxury wing of South Park in the Belk-Neimans row. Call for guest list details. (704) 366-7873
Time: 10am – 11pm Cost: Free
South Park Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC
Pure Boutique

Carolina Wine Fest @ Cooper’s Wine Cellar
Copper’s Wine Cellar will be hosting the Carolina Wine Fest in the parking lot of Piccolo Antique Mall. Come enjoy a day of fun with a tasting of a wide variety of wines and live music in Historic Downtown Belmont. There is a $5.00 entry fee that allows you to taste all the wines and enjoy the music.
Time: 1pm – 7pm Cost: $5
134 North Main St, Belmont, NC
Belmont Rocks

National Wrestling Alliance of Charlotte @ Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
1 night. 2 shows in one. 10 Main Event matches. NWA Charlotte presents their biggest show ever!
Time: 7pm Cost: $10-$20
7100 Statesville Rd, Charlotte, NC
National Wrestling Alliance of Charlotte

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
Apostrophe Lounge

Sunday, July 12th
Special Blend @ PJ’s Coffee & Lounge
Laid back lounging on a Sunday evening, special blend by the Funky Bohemians.
Time: 7pm – 12am Cost: Free
@ Epicentre – 210 E Trade St, 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
Bella Keay

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
Touch One Productions

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
Club 935

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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