The Weekend in Tweets (Plus: The Weekday Roundup)
After another busy weekend for arts and culture, the Revue blog is checking in with tweets from folks who made it out to Charlotte concerts, stage shows, and other events. Here are a few different perspectives:
Charlotte Squawks, mentioned below in our weekday picks, continues to receive Twitter praise:
One of my favorite nights at the theater: @CltSquawks. Thanks to @BlumenthalArts for keeping this terrific & hilarious tradition alive!
— Cara Capuano (@CapuanoESPN) June 14, 2014
Self Aware Records gives a shout-out to The Milestone after holding its festival at the legendary rock venue:
Viva la @GHETTOFORTRESS #selfawarefest
— Self Aware Records (@SelfAwareNC) June 15, 2014
Our very own beer blogger, Matt McKenzie, chimed in with this snap at the Elton Show at PNC Music Pavilion:
If you want to know what witnessing perfection is like, it's Elton John playing Tiny Dancer as the sun sets #amazing pic.twitter.com/giop0dS3I2
— Matt McKenzie (@Matt_McKenzie1) June 15, 2014
For some, the stage wasn't the only place where the surprises were:
In Charlotte for Elton John concert, just saw a person pay $40 for a bobble head. Wow.
— Allen Wallace (@allenwallace) June 14, 2014
Now, on to this week's picks:
FIND YOUR MUSE OPEN MIC WITH ANNA HAAS & THE EFFECT
This week, the Evening Muse’s Find Your Muse Open Mic features Anna Haas & The Effect. The singer and pianist provides fiery soul-pop stylings, calling both New York and Nashville “home.”
CHARLOTTE NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL: ORLANDO CELA, PATRICK MCGINTY
Also at the Evening Muse, this Charlotte New Music Festival event features new works for flutes and percussion. Flutist Orlando Cela and percussionist Patrick McGinty are joined by Erinn Frechette, Elizabeth Kowalski, Chris Miele, Jack Murray, and Amy Whitehead.
CHARLOTTE SQUAWKS X: TEN CAROLINA COMMANDMENTS
Every year, the Charlotte Squawks troupe provides a show that satirizes pop culture and politics, specifically in the realm of Charlotte, North Carolina. See what aspects of our city will be lampooned this year in this Saturday Night Life-esque performance.
THE JAZZ ROOM: CHRISTIAN SCOTT
Jazz trumpeter Christian Scott brings New Orleans to the Stage Door Theater. The monthly series The Jazz Room comes from Charlotte’s Jazz Arts Initiative.