Quentin Talley, acclaimed for multiple talents, is an accomplished actor, director, poet, and producer. “An Artist & A Gentleman.” We’ve featured Quentin in the JAZZ ROOM, Conversations with Curtis, and our recent regional premiere of “We Insist!”. Quentin Talley & The Soul Providers is known for layering Q’s signature spoken word style over a live band seaming together jazz, funk, and soul effortlessly.
Join us from your favorite seat in the house – go to JazzArts Charlottes Facebook or YouTube page at the top of the hour. more details…
Porch Vibes Spring Fest is a free digital fundraising festival showcasing Charlotte musicians with food & beverage demos, art, performances, and short films benefiting Frontline Foods Charlotte and the talented musicians and artists participating.
The event will donate $2500 to Frontline Foods Charlotte on behalf of Tito’s Handmade Vodka and 70% of the funds raised will go directly to the musicians and artists who have been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. 30% will pay for event expenses (tech, marketing, graphic art) and support CLTure.
Hosted by Ya Girl Nikki and Tom Hanchett, the digital festival will feature music by The Hamiltones, Adrian Crutchfield, Chad Lawson, Josh Daniel, Emily Sage, Dirty Art Club, The Harvey Cummings Project, Cyanca, Greg Cox, Erick Lottary, Modern Moxie, The Wilt, Quentin Talley, Jason & Maya Beth Atkins, SOLIS, Charlotte Symphony musicians, Yes Chef!, and a special at-home cooking segment with Petey Pablo.
In addition, award-winning mixologist Bob Peters will present a craft cocktail segment and food writer Heidi Billotto will give viewers a Charlotte farmers market tour with tips on eating local. Julia Simon (Nourish) will share a vegan BBQ recipe and Jeremy Yen (Honey Buns Cafe) will teach us how to construct a banh mi sandwich.
John Hairston Jr., Rosalia Torres-Weiner, Lunchbox Records, Charlotte Symphony musicians, Abari Game Bar, Baran Dance, Ben Premeaux (filmmaker), Save Point Video Games, Art Pop, CineOdyssey Film Festival, 100 Gardens, Charlotte Art League, and more will also present special content for this unique digital event.
Porch Vibes Spring Fest is a free event and will be broadcast live on May 22-24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on YouTube and Facebook.
Intergalactic Soul is an art exhibition that brings science fiction and social awareness together as one. The artwork explores a cosmic sci-fi theme that is driven by social, political and cultural undertones. With multiple exhibitions across the country already under their belt, 2020 brings a new exploration of the project, taking it off the wall and onto the stage, in a live performance by Quentin Talley & The Soul Providers.
Think Q’s signature spoken word style layered over a live band seaming together jazz, funk, and soul effortlessly. Quentin Talley & The Soul Providers (Courtney Gibson, bass | Curtis Hayes, keys | Stefan Kallander, guitar | Tim Scott Jr., drums) influenced by Kiser & Woodberry’s dynamic artwork, create a unforgettable evening of performance art.