CATS JazzArts

Logan Lover





September 28, 2022

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CATS, JazzArts Launch Ride with the Music Concert Series
Local Artists to Perform Live Jazz Music at CATS Locations in October 


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), in partnership with JazzArts, announces the return of Ride with the Music, a free concert series featuring local performers at various CATS locations every Friday evening in October.


"JazzArts Charlotte is thrilled to be partnering with CATS for this meaningful Ride with the Music program," JazzArts President and CEO Lonnie Davis said. "There is so much musical talent to be shared in our community, and through this unique collaboration, local commuters and passersby will have an opportunity to enjoy the sounds of some of city's top jazz artists as we kick off the fall season."


The concert series will occur according to the following schedule:



Friday, October 7

5 – 7 p.m.


36th Street Station

434 E. 36th St.


Jazz Disciples

Friday, October 14

5 – 7 p.m.


Bland Street Station

1511 Camden Road

Lovell Bradford Quartet

Friday, October 21

5 – 7 p.m.


JW Clay Blvd/UNCC Station

9048 N. Tryon St.

GTO Trio

Friday, October 28

5 – 7 p.m.


7th Street Station

260 E. 7th St.

JazzArts Allstar Youth Ensemble



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About the Charlotte Area Transit System
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is a department of the City of Charlotte and governed by the Metropolitan Transit Commission. CATS is the largest transit system between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, offering bus, light rail, streetcar, vanpool and paratransit services. Learn more by visiting or follow CATS on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About JazzArts Charlotte
JazzArts Charlotte is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion, education, preservation of jazz and related art forms in the greater Charlotte region. Started in 2009, the organization is comprised of arts patrons, educators, performing jazz artists, business leaders, and volunteers. Their mission focuses on three program development areas: Jazz Education, Performance, and Musician Support. These three elements were established to help nurture a future audience and preserve the tradition of this great American Art Form, Jazz. For more information, visit, and follow JazzArts Charlotte on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.