Queen City Nerve

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JANUARY 20

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Find Your Muse Open Mic: The Amazing Allie (Evening Muse)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Jazz Jam (Crown Station)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Country Music Monday (Hattie’s Tap & Tavern)
Vaden Landers Band, Bob Fleming & Cambria Iron Co., Brothers Egg (Snug Harbor)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Knocturnal (Brooklyn Lounge)


JANUARY 21

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Celine Dion (Spectrum)
Smokin’ Js Open Mic Jam (Smokey Joe’s)
Musician Open Mic (Crown Station)
Uptown Unplugged: Rotie Salley (Tin Roof)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)
Tanner Pull 2020: Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina, and Ryan Hurd, Travis Denning, John King (Coyote Joe’s)


JANUARY 22

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Jesse Malin,Tuk Smith & The Restless Hearts (Visulite Theatre)
January Residency: King Cackle, Cosmic Reaper, Empty Devil in the Hotel (Snug Harbor)
Kash Money Karaoke Live (The Press Box)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Open Mic/Open Jam (Comet Grill)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Body Movin (Petra’s)


JANUARY 23

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Shana Blake(Smokey Joe’s)
Marco Benevento, Ian Ferguson (Neighborhood Theatre)
Frute, Boa, The New Creatures (Petra’s)
Son Little (Stage Door Theater)
Open Mic Night w/ Aaron Lawrence (Tommy’s Pub)
Hunters Travesty (Comet Grill)
Phillip Michael Parsons (Tin Roof)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (Hartland’s Bar & Grill)
Le Bang (Snug Harbor)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Jason Moss & The Hosses, The Bo-Stevens (Visulite Theatre)
The Honey Dewdrops, Aaron Burdett (Evening Muse)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
A Jazz Celebration of Steven Wonder: Maria Howell, Adam McKnight, Juan Rollan (Middle C Jazz)
Four Days of Steinway: Chad Lawson (Free Range Brewing)


JANUARY 24

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Buried In Roses, Adam Cope, Wine Pride (The Milestone)
Yarn (Visulite Theatre)
Nerve Endings, Acne, Ray Gun (Snug Harbor)
Ripe (Underground)
Deep Shallow, Matone (Amos’ Southend)
The Devil Makes Three (Fillmore)
Desert Noises, Little Bird (Evening Muse)
Marc Higgins & the Chainsaw Bears, Laura Blackley, Phil Lomac (Petra’s)
True Lilith, North by North, Flame Tides (Hattie’s Tap & Tavern)
Wayne Harper (Tin Roof)
Deaf Andrews, The Wiltz, Betty White Bronco (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill)
Chris Lane, Blanco Brown (Coyote Joe’s)
Ryan Bailey (Heist Brewery)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (The Fat Parrots Bar & Grill)
Mad Hatters Ball: Captain EZ, Citron, Cotton Candy, Emonei, Joneses, Zero(SERJ)
Loud Luxury (World)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
A Jazz Celebration of Steven Wonder: Maria Howell, Adam McKnight, Juan Rollan (Middle C Jazz)
Charlotte Symphony: Totally 80s (Knight Theater)
Four Days of Steinway: Sweat Transfer (Free Range Brewing)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Hella Collab (Crown Station)


JANUARY 25

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
All Hell, Vimur, Vesterian, Paezor (The Milestone)
RevelWood Mission (Neighborhood Theatre)
Local Carolinacore Show Ruins Everything: Paulina Simone, AGØNY, Glow, The Dirty Lowdown, Played by Kings, Calebjustcaleb, East Viridian (Skylark Social Club)
American Maid,Venus Invictus, III KINGS (Skylark Social Club)
Tribute: A Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band (Visulite Theatre)
Orquesta Mayor, Ultima Nota, DJ Minuche (Snug Harbor)
Matoma, Two Friends (Fillmore)
Danny Worsnop (Amos’ Southend)
Lucinda Williams (McGlohon Theater)
Troublemaker (Smokey Joe’s)
The Alley Cats (Comet Grill)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
The Freeway Jubilee, The Flatland Tourists (Evening Muse)
Erath Old (Tin Roof)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Joe Policastro Trio (Evening Muse)
A Jazz Celebration of Steven Wonder: Maria Howell, Adam McKnight, Juan Rollan (Middle C Jazz)
Charlotte Symphony: Totally 80s (Knight Theater)
Four Days of Steinway: Thomas Pandolfi (Free Range Brewing)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
#LocalOnly Saturday: DJ Teddy, Mike Boyer (the Milestone)
Su Casa (Petra’s)
Zia & Sippy (SERJ)
Rave Charles (Crown Station)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Drake Party (Underground)


JANUARY 26

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
The Glorious Sons, Des Rocks (Amos’ Southend)
Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill)
That 70s Show II: Mo Money Band& Friends (Visulite Theatre)
Toward Space, Psych Ops, The Straitjackets, Asbestos Boys (The Milestone)
Metal Church Sunday Service (The Milestone)
Indigo Girls (McGlohon Theater)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Bone Snugs-N-Harmony Karaoke (Snug Harbor)

ROOTS/BLUES/INTERNATIONAL
Bluegrass Open Jam: Greg Clarke & Friends(Tommy’s Pub)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Bill Hannah’s Jazz Session (Petra’s)
Four Days of Steinway: WDAV Small Batch Series featuring Ethan Uslan (Free Range Brewing)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Lazer Lloyd with Zachary Scott Johnson (Evening Muse)
Bluegrass Open Jam w/Greg Clarke (Tommy’s Pub)


JANUARY 27

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Find Your Muse Open Mic: Travis Linville (Evening Muse)
Corey Harris (Petra’s)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Country Music Monday (Hattie’s Tap & Tavern)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Jazz Jam (Crown Station)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Knocturnal (Brooklyn Lounge)
Shake: Elevator Jay, Ahuf (Snug Harbor)


JANUARY 28

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Beartooth, Motionless In White, Stick to Your Guns (Fillmore)
Smokin’ Js Open Mic Jam (Smokey Joe’s)
Uptown Unplugged: John Rooks (Tin Roof)
Musician Open Mic (Crown Station)
Desmond Jones (Free Range Brewing)
Open Mind Night w/ Pants (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)
Carolina Country Revue: Carolina Hot Snakes (Snug Harbor)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Lost Cargo: Back Patio Tiki Party (Petra’s)


JANUARY 29

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
January Residency: King Cackle,Violent Life Violent Death, Poontanglers, Hungry Girl(Snug Harbor)
Lisa De Novo (Inizio Pizza)
Kash Money Karaoke Live (The Press Box)
Karaoke w/ Johnny Starr & DJ Velvetine (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Open Mic/Open Jam (Comet Grill)
Jeremy Shaw, Josh Daniel (Smokey Joe’s)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (Post Sports Bar & Grill)


JANUARY 30

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Toke, Green Fiend, Worsen, Empty Devils In The Hotel (Skylark Social Club)
Hands Like Houses, Dead American, Picturesque (Amos’ Southend)
Vry Monday, Lofidels, Julian Calendar, Boy A/C (Petra’s)
Mt. Joy (Underground)
Shana Blake (Smokey Joe’s)
Darcie Richardson (Comet Grill)
Revelry Soul (Tin Roof)
Open Mic Night (Tommy’s Pub)
Eggy (Free Range Brewing)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Malcolm Holcombe (Evening Muse)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Le Bang: Slay (Snug Harbor)
The Wizard’s Roadshow (Hartland’s Bar & Grill)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Ronnie Laws, Sy Smith (Middle C Jazz)


JANUARY 31

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Black Flag (Amos’ Southend)
Cosmic Reaper, Bvnnies, SHIV, Gravity Kong (The Milestone)
Indigo De Souza, MJ Lenderman (Snug Harbor)
Chris Wilcox, Darby Wilcox, Admiral Radio (Skylark Social Club)
Sun-Dried Vibes, Jahlistic, Jeremy Anderson of Treehouse (Visulite Theatre)
The Bleeps, Family Video, My Blue Hope, Family Friend (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
George Banda, Sinners & Saints (Evening Muse)
Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill)
Jordan Davis (Coyote Joe’s)
Jay Taylor (Tin Roof)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Thouxanbanfauni (Underground)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Mirror Moves (Petra’s)
Space Jesus, Tsuruda, Tiedye KY, Onhell (Fillmore)
The Wizard’s Roadshow (The Fat Parrots Bar & Grill)
Invasion: Freaky, Bromosapien, Azira, KoldDri (SERJ)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Charlotte Symphony: Copland Appalachian Spring (Belk Theater)
Ronnie Laws, Sy Smith (Middle C Jazz)


FEBRUARY 1

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
NeverFall, Rites to Sedition, Nemesis, Proxima, Morganton Band (The Milestone)
Donna the Buffalo (Neighborhood Theatre)
Big Empty: Stone Temple Pilots Tribute, Glycerine: Bush Tribute (Visulite Theatre)
Who’s Bad–Michael Jackson Tribute (Fillmore)
Mock of Ages: Def Leppard Tribute, Poinson’d: Poison Tribute (Amos’ Southend)
enRage Against the Machine: Rage Against the Machine Tribute, Pretty Hate Machine: Nine Inch Nails Tribute (Underground)
Lemon City Trio (Evening Muse)
Toby Mac, Tauren Wells, Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, Aaron Cole, and Cochren& Co. (Spectrum)
The Relics (Comet Grill)
The Jump Cut (Tin Roof)
Kindo (Free Range Brewing)
The Flight Risks, Trash Room, The Upper Lower Class (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Jim Avett, Grizzly Goat (Evening Muse)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Ronnie Laws, Sy Smith (Middle C Jazz)
Charlotte Symphony: Copland Appalachian Spring (Belk Theater)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
#LocalOnly Saturday: DJ Teddy,Mike Boyer (The Milestone)
Psymbionic: ZebblerEncanti Experience (SERJ)
Off the Wall (Petra’s)


FEBRUARY 2

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Bone Snugs-N-Harmony Karaoke (Snug Harbor)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Bill Hannah’s Jazz Session (Petra’s)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Hazy Sunday (Petra’s)
Reflexions w/ DJ Johnny Starr, DJ Velvetine, DJ Sanity Ana, DJ Tech Bat (Tommy’s Pub)

ROOTS/BLUES/INTERNATIONAL
Bluegrass Open Jam: Greg Clarke & Friends (Tommy’s Pub)


FEBRUARY 3

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Moniker, January Knife (The Milestone)
Chamber, Violent Life Violent Death, Nuclear Desolation, Seventh Seal (Skylark Social Club)
Find Your Muse Open Mic: Emmalie Breen (Evening Muse)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Knocturnal (Brooklyn Lounge)


FEBRUARY 4

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
AJJ, Tacocat, Emperor X (Amos’ Southend)
Piano Bar Karaoke with Ryan Stamey (Petra’s)
The Adicts (Underground)
Smokin’ Js Open Mic Jam (Smokey Joe’s)
Uptown Unplugged: Act II (Tin Roof)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Crushed Velvet: DJ SPK (Snug Harbor)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/INSTRUMENTAL
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: Off the Rails (Snug Harbor)
Lori Line (Stage Door Theater)


FEBRUARY 5

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Electric Guest, Soleima (Visulite Theatre)
Peekaboo (Underground)
Tosco Music Open Mic (Evening Muse)
Kash Money Karaoke Live (The Press Box)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Open Mic/Open Jam (Comet Grill)
Jeremy Shaw, Josh Daniel (Smokey Joe’s)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Raphael Saadiq, Jamila Woods, DJ Duggz (Fillmore)


FEBRUARY 6

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Shana Blake (Smokey Joe’s)
Tinsley Ellis (Neighborhood Theatre)
CBDB (Visulite Theatre)
Shakey – The Songs of Neil Young: Briz (Petra’s)
Open Mic: Lisa De Novo (Temple Mojo)
Open Mic Night (Tommy’s Pub)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (Hartland’s Bar & Grill)
Le Bang(Snug Harbor)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
William Clark Green & Flatland Cavalry, Kenny Freeman (Amos’ Southend)
Greensky Bluegrass (Fillmore)
Kieran Kane, Rayna Gellert (Evening Muse)
Presley Aaron (Tin Roof)
Henhouse Prowlers (Free Range Brewing)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Ronnie Laws with Jaman Laws (Middle C Jazz)


FEBRUARY 7

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Never I, Harm, Reason Define, East Viridian (The Milestone)
Davy Knowles (Neighborhood Theatre)
bloom., LIKE MIKE, The Straitjackets, Jordyn Zaino, Deaf Andrews (Skylark Social Club)
Pullover, Gasp, Wine Pride, DJ Scott Weaver (Snug Harbor)
St. Motel, Kolars (Fillmore)
Arson Daily, Holy Roller (Evening Muse)
Lisa De Novo (Corkscrew Birkdale)
Snakes, Houston Brothers (Smokey Joe’s)
Brown Eyed Women – Grateful Dead Tribute (Heist Brewery)
The Walbournes, Slack Babbath, Graveyard Boulevard (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Town Mountain, Coddle Creek (Visulite Theatre)
Eliot Bronson (Evening Muse)
Lenny Federal Band (Comet Grill)
Phillip Michael Parsons (Tin Roof)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
The Wizard’s Roadshow (The Fat Parrots Bar & Grill)
Sainted: A Trap Choir DJ Party (Underground)
Bass Effects: Cancel, Noizon (SERJ)
Borgeous (World)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Andrea Bocelli, Opera Carolina Orchestra& Chorus (Spectrum)
Ronnie Laws with Jaman Laws (Middle C Jazz)


FEBRUARY 8

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Big Something, Andy Frasco& the U.N., Kyle Ayers (Neighborhood Theatre)
Indecision (Visulite Theatre)
Johnson Brothers’ 28th Annual Valentine’s Bash: Hardcore Lounge, Temperance League, Julian Calendar (Snug Harbor)
Mardis Gras Celebration: Carolina Gator Gumbo (Petra’s)
Cold War Kids, Overcoats (Fillmore)
Tony Lucca (Evening Muse)
Lisa De Novo (Pink Cactus)
Doom Cabaret: Mercury Dimes, Eyeball, DuMpSterSeRVice, Dixie Dave Allen, Kayla Charleen (Tommy’s Pub)
The Jump Cut (Tin Roof)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Ronnie Laws with Jaman Laws (Middle C Jazz)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
#LocalOnly Saturday: DJ Teddy, Mike Boyer (The Milestone)
Electrohex: DJ Price (The Milestone)
DMVU, TVBOO (SERJ)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Loumuzik (Underground)
C.Shreve the Professor, DJ Jet, QWYK &VontePiccassionte (Evening Muse)
Wikipedia Editathon Event: Mad Skillz (Harvey B. Gantt Center)


FEBRUARY 9

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Omari & the Hellhounds (Comet Grill)
Metal Church Sunday Service (The Milestone)
Johnny Nos, Rumbletramp, Parking Lot Bandits (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
The Barefoot Movement (Evening Muse)

RAP/HIP-HOP/SOUL/FUNK/R&B
Bone Snugs-N-Harmony Karaoke (Snug Harbor)

JAZZ/CLASSICAL/ INSTRUMENTAL
Bill Hannah’s Jazz Session (Petra’s)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Second Sundays: SelectressMizzKae, Charles Gatling, Steve Howerton, Mike Brown (Crown Station)


FEBRUARY 10

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
Bay Faction, Superbody, It Looks Sad (Snug Harbor)
Poppy (Underground)
Find Your Muse Open Mic: Sunrise and the Smoke (Evening Muse)
Carolina Hemlocks reunion show (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Dale Watson (Neighborhood Theatre)

DJ/ELECTRONIC
Knocturnal (Brooklyn Lounge)


FEBRUARY 11

ROCK/PUNK/METAL
No Future: Sub Madonna, DJ Fat Keith Richards, Alec Kazam (Snug Harbor)
Smokin’ Js Open Mic Jam (Smokey Joe’s)
Uptown Unplugged: Rod Fiskes (Tin Roof)
Singer/Songwriters Showcase w/ host Paul Lover (Tommy’s Pub)

COUNTRY/FOLK/AMERICANA
Red Rockin’ Chair (Comet Grill)


To buy tickets or find more info on shows, visit the venue websites here:

Amos’ Southend; 1423 S. Tryon St.; 704-595-7585

Belk Theater; 130 N. Tryon St.; 704-372-1000

Bojangles’ Coliseum; 2700 E. Independence Blvd.; 704-372-3600

Brooklyn Lounge; 225 N. Caldwell St.; 704-941-1015

Comet Grill; 2224 Park Road; 704-371-4300

Coyote Joe’s; 4621 Wilkinson Blvd.; 704-399-4946

Crown Station; 3629 N. Davidson St.; 704-210-9949

Evening Muse; 3227 N. Davidson St., 704-376-3737

The Fat Parrots; 5416 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road; 704-394-7002

The Fillmore; 820 Hamilton St.; 704-916-8970

Free Range Brewing; 2320 N. Davidson St.; 980-201-9096

Hartlands Bar; 2260 Cross Pointe Drive #101, Rock Hill, SC; 803-329-1974

Hattie’s Tap & Tavern; 2918 The Plaza; 980-983-6228

Knight Gallery at Spirit Square; 345 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Knight Theater; 430 S. Tryon St.; 704-372-1000

Lunchbox Records; 825 Central Ave.; 704-331-0788

McGlohon Theater; 345 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Middle C Jazz; 300 S. Brevard St.; 704-337-8001

The Milestone Club; 3400 Tuckaseegee Road; 704-398-0472

Neighborhood Theatre; 511 E. 36th St.; 704-942-7997

Ovens Auditorium; 2700 E. Independence Blvd.; 704-372-3600

Petra’s; 1919 Commonwealth Ave.; 704-332-6608

Post Sports Bar & Grill; 4809 S. Tryon St.; 980-474-1297

Primal Brewery; 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville; 704-947-2920

Rí Rá Irish Pub; 208 N. Tryon St.; 704-333-5554

SERJ; 2906 Central Ave.; 704-917-9308

Skylark Social Club; 2131 Central Ave.; 980-236-8342

Smokey Joe’s Café; 510 Briar Creek Road; 704-338-9380

Snug Harbor; 1228 Gordon St.; info@snugrock.com

Spectrum Center; 333 E. Trade St.; 704-688-9000

Stage Door Theater; 155 N. College St.; 704-372-1000

Tin Roof; 210 E. Trade St., Suite 286; 704-910-1330

Tommy’s Pub; 3124 Eastway Drive, Suite 710; 980-229-7663

Thomas Street Tavern; 1218 Thomas Ave.; 704-376-1622

The Underground; 820 Hamilton St.; 704-916-8970

Visulite Theatre; 1615 Elizabeth Ave.; 704-358-9200

World Nightclub; 900 NC Music Factory Blvd.; 980-207-2197

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