Charlotte is known for many things, from banks to craft beer, but the Queen City’s latest mission is to become a music city. Come learn about these efforts that including industry conferences, Uptown music festivals and new venues from the people making it happen.

Moderator: Rick Thurmond, Chief Marketing Officer at Charlotte Center City Partners, who launched Music Everywhere CLT in 2017


  1. Larry Farber, Founder of East Coast Entertainment, Music With Friends and Middle C Jazz
  2. Bob Durkin, CEO of South Charlotte-based Southern Entertainment, bringing the first big music festival to Uptown Charlotte May 3-5
  3. Ted Mueller, SVP IT & Operations, The Amp Ballantyne (Northwood Office)

The event takes place from 7:30-9 a.m.

The networking group includes speakers and topics that impact residents and businesses in and around South Charlotte. Tickets cost $25 in advance and $35 at the door.