Charlotte, NC based band that plays a mix of originals & covers. Fusion of Classic Rock, funk, jazz, Folk, Americana, Reggae & Cultural Jam.
Picnic in the Park is one of our summer concert series that features a musician in Fourth Ward Park every Sunday!
On June 24, our performer is Jason Atkins. Come watch and listen for FREE, and be sure to pack a picnic to get the most out of your experience.
If you can’t make this performance, Jason Atkins will return to Fourth Ward Park on July 29.
A true musical journeyman, Jesse Terry has made it his mission to share his love of music fully and completely, without regard for shading his emotions or tempering his convictions. By his own definition, he’s never been a cautious individual, but rather one who finds inspiration and optimism in the solace and joy making music brings him; and that which he can impart to others. In that regard, his artistic quest has become satisfying and self-fulfilling.
Fusing their deep love for soul, folk, and pop music both old and new, Courtney Lynn & Quinn create a style of sound that’s all their own. CLQ began in Charlotte, N.C in 2016 and have continued to make waves in the local and regional music scene. Courtney Lynn’s debut album Wander Years, released in 2017, has been recognized by radio stations, booking agents, music app developers, and television producers. Along with their original music, CLQ have become well known for their unique take on familiar songs during their captivating live performances.
Guitar, Vocals / Courtney Lynn
Vocals, Percussion / Quinn Henderson
Drums / Steven Cornacchia
Brother Oliver is a South Carolina-based musical project formed by two brothers, Andrew & Stephen Oliver. The brothers deliver high-energy performances through the lens of a folk-rock / psych-rock aesthetic—a genre they’ve officially coined as ‘psychedelic folk-rock.’ The band’s explorative approach to music strikes a chord with any audience and has rapidly gained recognition in the Southeast and abroad.
Live on the Green brings FREE, live musical performances to Uptown Charlotte’s First Ward Park! Bring your friends and family, enjoy local food vendors and local craft beer, and take in the sights and sounds of Uptown.
On June 29, we will be joined in the park by The Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project (7 PM) and Donna the Buffalo.
The Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project is a fiery string band that blends bluegrass, soul, reggae and rock n’ roll into a style uniquely their own. Respecting their Appalachian roots, the multi-instrumentalists blend their harmonies and intricate string work into music that can appeal to a variety of music fans.
Donna the Buffalo’s music can be described as groove-heavy and danceable. They have roots in old time fiddle music, which evolved into a soulful electric American mix infused with elements of cajun/zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and country.
You can view the full lineup for this year’s Live on the Green series here: https://meck.co/2EFzN2h
Seth Glier’s new album Birds is steeped in conflict and contradictions. There’s grief and loss, but also strength and resilience; doubt and dismay, but also a sense of optimism as Glier confronts heavy topics and wrestles them into the daylight.
The U.S. National Whitewater River Center’s River Jam is a great way to spend your weekend! Free concerts take place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from May 3th, 2018, to September 29th. The music will go from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission is free. Parking is $6 per car.
I’m a singer-songwriter.
I think “Lovers and Leavers” comes closer to reflecting that than any other record I’ve made.
I didn’t worry about checking boxes, making sure there was something here for everybody, or getting on the radio.
I just took some much needed deep breaths and let them out on tape.
It’s been a while since my last album by some measurements of time. Not “history of the universe time”, or “getting a bill through congress time”, but in the lives of dogs and recording artists, five years and fifty-three days is only a little less than an eternity.
I went through a divorce. I fell in love.
Changes were made, realizations were realized, and life was lived.
But, I kept on writing songs, on my own and with a cast of accomplished characters who combined their own stories and perspectives with mine.
Songs about my friends.
Songs about my son.
Songs about beginnings and endings.
Songs about songs.
Songs about acceptance and regret.
Songs about lovers and leavers.
With these songs in hand, I needed a co-conspirator to help me get them to you.
I called on Joe Henry, a gentleman poet and an elegant artist who seemed a trustworthy steward for my collection.
We recorded this record live in five days, using just an acoustic guitar, a mix of bass, percussion, pianos and organs, and a touch of pedal steel.
I didn’t have one song that I knew would be a sing along or would make people dance. I felt vulnerable in a way that I hadn’t in a long time. But I got what I wanted – a record with space, nuance, and room to breathe. It felt right for my art. It felt right for my life.
“Lovers and Leavers” isn’t funny or raucous. There are very few hoots and almost no hollers.
But it is joyous, and it makes me smile.
No, it’s not my “Blood on the Tracks,” nor is it any kind of opus.
It’s my fifth record — a reflection of a specific time and place.
It is quiet, like I wanted it to be.
Like I wanted to be.
January 1, 2016
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