First Friday Fun: Parties on Tap Tonight

Photo by Neil Nicholson.
The first Friday of the month brings a popular party to Loft 1523.

The first “First Friday” of the spring brings a respectable 60-degree day (it warms up more throughout the weekend) and plenty of night-time events. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going on tonight in Charlotte.

Friday, April 1

Free Fridays at Loft 1523
The first Friday of the month means everyone is admitted free until midnight. This event usually draws a good crowd, and with the weather now warmer, the great balcony can be enjoyed. Music by DJ C-Rob. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Loft 1523, 1523 Elizabeth Ave. or click here for Facebook event details.

Old School Fridays at the House of Jazz
Happy hour is 5-8 p.m., followed by live band Moment Notice. Then the party is turned up when My 92.7’s DJ Stacey Blackman takes over at 11 p.m. There’s a cover charge at the door. House of Jazz, 8630 University Executive Park Dr.

Sandbar Kick Off Open Bar Party at The Dirty Martini
It’s time to take it to the lake and the Social Flockers invite you to come party with them. They’re celebrating the start of the sandbar season at Lake Norman. Expect plenty of women. 8-11 p.m. $15 admission, includes an open bar of Bud Light, cocktails, and wine. The Dirty Martini, 17036 Kenton Dr., Suite 104, Cornelius. or

All-White Party with the Affinity Girls at Jet Ultra Lounge
The group of models/socialites known as the Affinity Girls are hosting this party and ask that you dress in all white. The video cameras will be rolling as they grab footage for their planned reality show. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $10 and up. Jet Ultra Lounge, 1202 Charlottetowne Ave. or click here for Facebook event details.

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