Mid-century art meets mid-century music on the first Friday of each month at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Jazz concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet and may feature guest musicians and vocalists.

Concertgoers may choose from one of two shows: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. Each concert is performed without an intermission.

Starting August 2, 2013 the Bechtler will offer two full concerts at each Jazz at the Bechtler event. Concertgoers may now choose from one of two shows: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Each concert will be performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet without an intermission. - See more at: http://www.bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/jazz-at-the-bechtler-33#sthash.VgeX1dN9.dpuf

2014-2015 Season

July 4 - Guest Vocalist Maria Howell

July 5 - Guest Vocalist Maria Howell

August 1 - Tribute to Freddie Hubbard

September 5 - Tribute to Jazz Piano Legends (6pm concert sold out; limited tickets for 8:15pm) Buy Tickets

October 3 - The Music of Wayne Shorter Buy Tickets

November 7 - Latin Jazz featuring Jim Brock Buy Tickets

December 5 - Holiday Jazz Buy Tickets

January 2 - Post-holiday Blues Buy Tickets

February 6 - Jazz for Lovers Buy Tickets

March 6 - Charlie Parker – A Tribute to Bird Buy Tickets

April 3 - Tribute to Joe Pass Buy Tickets

May 1 - Jazz at the Bechtler 5th Anniversary Fan Favorites Buy Tickets

June 5 - The Music of Joe Henderson Buy Tickets

Performance

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. show and at 7:45 for the 8:15 show. Seating is first come, first served. Standing room only is available after all seats are claimed. Each concert is performed without an intermission in the museum lobby. 

Food and Drink

Snacks are provided before and during the concert. The cash bar offers beer, wine and select liquor. 

Tickets

Tickets to each concert are sold separately. Tickets are $14 for the public and $8 for museum members. Purchase tickets online by using the links next to each concert listing above. Tickets may also be purchased by phone 704.353.9200 or at the admission desk.

Parking

Museum visitors receive discounted parking in the Levine Center for the Arts garage. Bring ticket in for validation.

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Media Coverage

Creative Loafing: Best Jazz Club

Go Carolinas.com: Jazz Takes Center Stage at the Bechtler Every First Friday

Jazz takes center stage at the Bechtler every first Friday - See more at: http://www.gocarolinas.com/news/entertainment/jazz-takes-center-stage-bechtler-every-first-frida/nZrKg/#sthash.k8RG5iAj.dpuf
Jazz takes center stage at the Bechtler every first Friday - See more at: http://www.gocarolinas.com/news/entertainment/jazz-takes-center-stage-bechtler-every-first-frida/nZrKg/#sthash.k8RG5iAj.dpuf

Creative Loafing: Jazz at the Bechtler Will Blow Your Top

Qcitymetro.com: Even More Jazz at the Bechtler

Charlotte Observer: Bechtler Jazz Keeps Growing

Charlotte Observer: Q & A with Ziad Rabie

Charlotte Magazine selects the Bechtler as "Best Jazz Club" in its 2012 Best of the Best issue.

CVNC concert review of July 6, 2012 concert

WBTV News 3 goes On the Road with Jazz at the Bechtler

CVNC concert review

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation arts blog: A Sublime Moment of Quintessential Cool 


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