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Jun
23
Sat
Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project at Resident Culture Brewing
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project is a fiery string band blending bluegrass, soul, reggae and rock n’ roll into a style uniquely their own. Respecting their Appalachian roots, these passionate multi-instrumentalists have a way of blending their harmonies and intricate string work in to something that appeals to a wide variety of listeners.

Bill Miller Band at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Matthews Location!

The Bill Miller Band delivers a powerful, contemporary interpretation of vintage blues. 2013 Charlotte Music Awards Blues Showcase Winner and 2012 Quarter Finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

The Bill Miller Band, 2012 and 2015 Quarter Finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and 2013 Charlotte Music Awards Blues Showcase Winner is sure to get you moving to their high-powered, contemporary interpretation of vintage blues. Father and Son share vocals with Bill III on guitar and Bill jr. on harmonica. Randall Cowles holds down the bottom while Stuart Sullivan provides the beat. They’ve been exciting southeastern U. S. audiences with high energy shows since 2006. The recipe for their sound is a mix of Chicago and Texas, rock and funk, delivered with a tremendous amount of their own passion and drive. . ‘Their music is solid and powerful, dynamic and subtle – a lot of variety for your ears’ Charlotte Blues Society
Hunter’s Travesty at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Matthews Location!

Come out and Jam with Hunter’s Travesty at Mac’s Speed Shop! 

Ancient Cities at Heist Brewery
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Formed in North Carolina in 2013 by multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Stephen Warwick, Ancient Cities melds well-crafted lyrics with fuzzed-out guitars, hints of psychedelia, and a pop sensibility.
Warwick gained noteriety in 2010 with his lof-fi folk endeavor titled Talking Machine, receiving local acclaim as best song-writer and landing on Shuffle Magazine’s top 10 list of best albums that year.
Seeking a new musicial outlet, Warwick headed back to the studio and enlisted friends to join him in the for . Towards the end of the recordings, Justin Fedor (The New Familiars) joined Warwick and the two set out as a duo for their first tour under the name Ancient Cities, after a dream Warwick had as a child. July 2014 marked the release of Ancient Cities’ self-titled debut album, and they expanded their live sound with the addition of Justin Faircloth (The Houston Brothers) on organ and synth.
They’ve been touring up and down the east coast for a few years playing club dates as well as festivals such as CMJ Music Marathon, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and the prestegious Newport Folk Festival’s 56th anniversary. They were one of three bands chosen by Converse to play Newport, as well as record at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Boston where they started work on their follow-up album Supermoon Blackout. Ancient Cities has been featured in the Vanity Fair and the Village Voice, as well as a series of live videos with famed music sites PASTE Magazine and Live & Breathing. You can catch them this summer/fall out on tour in support of their second album.

The Ron Holloway Band at River Jam
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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. 

Jun
24
Sun
Leisure McCorkle at Mac’s Speed Shop
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

South End Location!

5000 Light Years Beyond the Speed of Sound (2016/17) (Nappystar Chocolates). Produced by long time collaborator and bass player “Big” Mike Mitschele, 5000 LightYears finds the classic full Leisure McCorkle band back at what they do best – making fantastic hook filled pop songs. Although clearly influenced b early Americana college rock and British alternative/Manchester/shoegazer styles, this full album marks a return to the art of emotive songwriting and clever lyrics. Leisure is currently on tour with the band solo in America and Europe to promote the album. It is available at live shows, and on iTunes and other digital music services.

 

Yacht Rock Revue at Moo & Brew
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Yacht Rock Revue is a tribute band which plays music from the 70’s, and also produces some of their original work. The members of the band have played alongside some really talented artists like Billy Joel, John Mayer, Noel Gallagher, Starbuck, Bon Jovi, as well as the Saturday Night Live Band. They are mainly known for their remarkable songs like ‘Can’t Wait for Summer,’ ‘Heart of Rock and Roll’ and ‘More than a Woman.’

Bone Snugs-N-Harmony
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 12:00 am

Bryan Pierce hosts a weekly karaoke party to rock your face off & squeeze that last little bit of awesome out of the weekend!! Putting it down in the heart of your favorite hood! YES, it kicks off at 6pm so you early to bed types still have room on the clock for rock before the Sandman enters!!!

Greg Lilley at Eddie V’s
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A 20-year transplant of Charlotte, Roots Rock artist Greg Lilley is a multi- instrumentalist who first … In 2009, he formed his first power trioGreg Lilley & Co .

 

JJ Grey & Mofro at NoDa Brewing Co
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human. When you see JJ Grey and his band Mofro live—and you truly, absolutely must—the man is fearless.

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