Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence: Live Jazz Album Recording 3/13 & 3/14

Joe Barna is a talented jazz musician hailing from New York. Traveling with his band, Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence will be visiting Middle C Jazz on Friday and Saturday night, playing a total of four shows for the Queen City. Sketches of Influence has been nominated for the Eddie Award for Jazz Artist of the Year in the state of New York, and each show this weekend will be recorded as part of the band’s upcoming live album. The concerts start at 7:30 pm and 9:15 pm both nights with the doors opening 30 minutes prior to each show.

Joe Barna & Sketches of Influences features four members – saxophonist and international recording artist, Stacy Dillard; child prodigy pianist, Davis Whitfield; bassist Otto Gardner; and drummer, composer and band leader, Barna. This is a unique opportunity – four opportunities, actually – to see an incredible jazz band play at Charlotte’s premier jazz club while recording a live album. Tickets for each show currently start at $24 ($31 after fees), and are available by clicking below:

Friday March 13th @ 7:00 pm

Friday March 13th @ 9:15 pm

Saturday March 14th @ 7:00 pm

Saturday March 14th @ 9:15 pm

Most importantly, be safe amidst the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Enjoy any of these intimate shows knowing that Middle C Jazz is taking appropriate steps to ensure all guests have a safe and memorable experience. Details of the protocol the venue is following are outlined in one of its recent Facebook posts:

Stay safe, and let us know which shows you attend by tagging us on social media @charlotteconcertguide!