Mid-century art meets mid-century music on the first Friday of each month at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet.

The museum now offers two full concerts at each Jazz at the Bechtler event. 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 by the Ziad Jazz Quartet 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

2013-2014 Season

August 2 - Latin Jazz

September 6 - Guest Vibraphonist Jon Metzger

October 4 - 1968 -- The Year in Jazz

November 1 - Tribute to Dexter Gordon

December 6 - Holiday Jazz

January 3 - Post-holiday Blues

February 7 - Jazz for Lovers

March 7 - Tribute to Stan Getz 

April 4 - Gypsy Jazz

May 2 - Guest Trombonist Rick Simerly Buy Tickets

June 6 - Tribute to Charles Mingus 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

Light bites are sold before and during the concert. The cash bar offers, beer, wine and select liquor. 

Jazz at the Bechtler attendees who visit e2 emeril's eatery for dinner before or after each concert are eligible for the restaurant's "3 for $35" three course prix fixe menu. Ask server for details.

Tickets

Tickets to each concert are sold separately. Tickets are free for museum members and $12 for non-members. Purchase and reserve tickets online buy 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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