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5 ways to make the most of your week in Charlotte

5 ways to make the most of your week in Charlotte
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By Hoodline - Published on January 29, 2020.

From a live music show to a voting education forum, there's plenty to enjoy in Charlotte this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Fresh Friday’s Live Band

From the event description:

Join us for another Fresh Friday with some of the hottest bands in Charlotte this week. Come enjoy the amazing soulful voice artist AftanCi.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 6:30-10 p.m.
Where: McBonies Bar & Grill, 4800 Monroe Road
Admission: Free
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The Open Mic Explosion-Queen City Takeover

From the event description:

If you are an artist who thinks they have what it takes to take home the cash prize and trophy, sign up today! DJ Money Cannon is bringing the Open Mic Explosion to Charlotte for the first time, hosted by Porsha the Poet! If you just want to attend, come and enjoy local talent from the Carolinas that will amaze you. All artists that sign up are given a four minute live performance to compete for a $1000, a trophy and bragging rights! Come support and network with like-minded individuals who are passionate about their craft.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 8-11:30 p.m.
Where: Lawan's Soul Food, 7520 S. Tryon St., Suite 19
Admission: $15 (Attendee); $50 (Artist)
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Australian Wildlife Relief Benefit

From the event description:

Australian wildlife relief benefit featuring Petrov, Stray Cat Sideshow, GogoPilot, Truckstop Preachers, School of Rock and DJ Andy Kastanas. We will have a raffle for almost $3,000 in gift certificates from local restaurants, tattooers and merchants. All net proceeds will go to Wires Wildlife Rescue (wires.org.au).

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 8 p.m.
Where: Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St.
Admission: $10
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George Banda CD Release WSGs Sinners & Saints

From the event description:

Stop by The Evening Muse on Friday night for the George Banda CD release and birthday celebration with special guests Sinners & Saints.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 9 p.m.-Saturday, Feb. 1, 1 a.m.
Where: The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St.
Admission: $10-$12
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A Voting Education Forum

From the event description:

Learn about your local politics from party to presidency!

When: Saturday, Feb. 1, 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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