Events for the Week of March 29th – April 4th

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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, March 29th
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
www.mezcharlotte.com

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
www.dixiescharlotte.com

Charlotte Bobcats vs Toronto Raptors
Come out and support your NBA Charlotte Bobcats as they continue to push for their first playoff birth and add to their best record in franchise history, taking on the Toronto Raptors.
Time: 7pm Tickets: Varies
Time Warner Cable Arena | 333 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.bobcatsbasketball.com

Mainstream Mondays @ Therapy Cafe
Network with many other professionals from the area. Great way to start the work week off. New places and new faces. Music by Celebrity DJ Shogun. Mix…Mingle…Network. $2 Bud/Bud Lights, $5 Wing Baskets, 1/2 off on many different featured Martinis, 1/2 off on Nachos. Choose from many other different delicious menu selections. Brought to you by Eddietainment.
Time 7pm – 12am Cost: Free
401 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
www.eddietainment.com

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
www.strikecitycharlotte.com

Tuesday, March 30th
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
www.kisscharlotte.com

Power Yoga @ Dharma Lounge
Taking place every Tuesday at Dharma. Instructed by Eric Pliner (certified RYT200). Please bring our own mat, towel and water.
Time: 7:30pm Cost: Donations are appreciated.
1440 S Tryon St, Suite 105, Charlotte, NC
www.dharmacharlotte.com

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
www.apostrophelounge.com

Tune Up Tuesday @ Whisky River
It’s Tuesday – what else are you gonna do? Calling all students, service industry personnel and the rest of y’all who like to have a good time in the middle of the week. Live Bands and Whisky DJs, Mechanical Bull Riding and VIP Tables; you never know what’s goin’ down on a Tuesday night, so get on out to Whisky River and experience the best party around.
Time: 9pm
210 E. Trade St, Charlotte, NC (2nd Floor EpiCentre)
www.whiskyrivercharlotte.com

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
www.wine-up.com

Wednesday, March 31st
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
www.thesolkitchen.com

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

Charlotte Bobcats vs Philadelphia 76ers
Come out and support your NBA Charlotte Bobcats as they continue to push for their first playoff birth and add to their best record in franchise history, taking on the Philadelphia 76ers.
Time: 7pm Tickets: Varies
Time Warner Cable Arena | 333 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.bobcatsbasketball.com

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
www.apostrophelounge.com

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
www.clubicenc.com

Thursday, April 1st
$3 Martini Thursdays @ The District Night Lounge
Your source for entertainment, soothing cocktails, delicious meals, & a smooth vibe. Stop in after work to unwind, socialize, and dine in this relaxing restaurant and lounge environment for the mature urban professional. We offer a wide array of cocktails, succalent appetizers, flavorful meals, and a smooth positive vibe. Full bar, restaurant, & lounge.
Time: 4pm – 2am Cost: Free
391 Towne Centre Blvd, Pineville, NC (Just off I-485 at Pineville-Matthews Rd, near the Carolina Place Mall, behind Talbot’s & the Car Wash)
www.thedistrictnc.com

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
www.EnsoCharlotte.com

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
www.cosmoscafe.com

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
www.shabazzproductions.com

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
www.tiltcharlotte.com

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
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

“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
www.mamascaribbeangrill.com

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
www.savoychar.com

Diverse Thursdays: An Affair for Cultured Socialites @ Dharma Lounge
Troy Veale, Tiffany Hemby, and Dre Brown bring you Diverse Thursdays. An Affair for Cultured Socialites. Charlotte’s most progressive and only FREE party for elite young professionals on a Thursday night. Why spend at the door, when you can go straight to the bar? Your most stylish attire is requested, while your taste and experience is required to be turned up another notch! Music by DJ Freedom.
Time: 10pm-2am Cost: Free
1440 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
www.froma2zentertainment.com

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 fatslim_69@hotmail.com
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies
820 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC
www.haloclt.com

Friday, April 2nd
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
www.thehouseofjazz.net

Charlotte Bobcats vs Milwaukee Bucks
Come out and support your NBA Charlotte Bobcats as they continue to push for their first playoff birth and add to their best record in franchise history, taking on the Milwaukee Bucks.
Time: 7pm Tickets: Varies
Time Warner Cable Arena | 333 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.bobcatsbasketball.com

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
www.lunacharlotte.com

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
www.thealleycat.com

“Kick-It On The Southside” @ On The Roxx
This event is for everyone who lives on the Southside and gets tired of driving uptown to kick it. Well, the Digital Divas are bringing the party to you each and every Friday at On The Roxx.
Time: 9pm – 2am Cost: Free
14021 Conlan Circle (Off of John J. Delaney) Exit 61 off I-485, Charlotte, NC
www.digitaldivasevents.com

T.G.I.F.F @ Tempo
It’s time to celebrate Fridays again at Tempo with T.G.I.F.F, “Thank God It’s Flirtatious Fridays”. We are offering the best drink specials in town…$5 premium, $4 House, $3 Martinis, $2 Imports, $1 Domestics and half price bottles of Champagne! DJ Hukher will be in the building spinning all of your favorites in hip hop, r&b, and old school.
Time: 9:30pm Cost: Free until 11pm, $10 after
4809 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC
www.tempocharlotte.com

First Fridays Charlotte @ The Forum
Dee Autry, Troy Veale & Thomas Washington Present First Fridays Charlotte: Good Friday Edition. Music By Celebrity DJ Shogun & DJ Rham. Hosted By Fly Ty Of 92.7. Photography By Charlotte Vibe. Dress Code: Panache – (No Athletic Wear, No Workboots, No Ballcaps, No Exceptions). Advance tickets available @ www.ticketannex.com
Time: 10pm | Cost: Varies. Ladies free until 11pm
300 N. College St, Charlotte, NC

Friday Night House Session @ Kashmir
This Friday features DJ’s Matt Van Dam & Andy Z. $1.00 Johnny Love Vodka drinks, $1.00 domestics and $2.00 imports and no cover.
Time: 10pm – 2am Cost: Free
116 W 5th Street (Basement of Fiji), Charlotte, NC
Kashmir Website

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
www.club935.com

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
www.bentleysrsvp.com

Free All Night Fridays @ Club Ice
Everyone parties free all night. Music By DJ Tab D’Biassi Of Power 98. Celebrate your birthday @ The Blu Bar.
Time: 10pm Cost: Free all night
300 E Stonewall St, Charlotte, NC (Behind Westin Hotel)
www.clubicenc.com

Saturday, April 3rd
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
www.thehouseofjazz.net

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
www.cosmoscafe.com

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
www.wildwingcafe.com 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
www.haloclt.com

25 & Fly Saturdays @ The District Night Lounge
Escape to an environment of sophistication and relaxation where for a few hours you can live free from the daily chaos and the focus is all about you. Treat yourself to that bottle of wine or champagne, choose a premium cocktail mixed with Top-Shelf brands, satisfy your cravings with succulent appetizers, move your body to your favorite soulful sounds, and take that moment you deserve to splurge and feel good. Stylish nightlife attire required. Catering to the 25+.
Time: 9pm – 2am
391 Towne Centre Blvd, Pineville, NC (Just off I-485 at Pineville-Matthews Rd, near the Carolina Place Mall, behind Talbot’s & the Car Wash)
www.thedistrictnc.com

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
www.thecharlotteforum.com

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)
www.clubicenc.com

Platinum Saturdays @ Club 935
Great music. Grown and sexy vibe. VIP table and bottle service available.
Time: 10pm Cost: Varies
www.club935.com

Throwback Saturdays @ Upscale Restaurant & Lounge
Throwback Saturdays is the new spot for the grown folks. So put the kids to bed and join us for old school hip-hop and r&b. Drink specials and kitchen open all night.
Time: 10pm Cost: Free till 11pm. $5 after 11
3108 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC

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
www.bentleysrsvp.com

Sunday, April 4th
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
www.bellakeay.com

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
www.club935.com

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
www.kisscharlotte.com

Certified Sundays @ Club Ice
In The Streets A & M’s Premiere Event. Music By DJ Polo.
Time: 10:00pm Cost: Ladies free till 12. Fellas $5 till 11:30pm
300 E Stonewall St , Charlotte, NC
www.clubicenc.com

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
www.strikecitycharlotte.com

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