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Jazz pianist Christian Sands kicks off Cain Center’s inaugural season

Christian Sands / Be Water album 2020

Aug. 2. The Cain Center for the Arts has released an exciting and diverse schedule for its inaugural season Jan. 14 to May 14 of next year.

Jan. 14 – Christian Sands, Grammy-nominated African American jazz pianist

Jan. 21 – Forever Young (two shows), your life, your music (Billy Joel, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Styx)

Feb. 11 – Jon Reep, stand-up com won the fifth season of Last Comic Standing in 2007

Feb. 18 – Sons of Serendip, fresh interpretations of music you love, America’s Got Talent finalists

Feb. 24 – Breach of Peace: Stories of the 1961 Freedom Riders

March 4 – Martin Sexton, soul-marinated voice and a suitcase full of heartfelt songs—Rolling Stone

March 11 – Tartan Terrors, the energy of a rock show—with humor and step-dancing

March 19 – Dragons & Mythical Creatures

Tartan Terrors

March 25 – Charlotte Ballet: Under the Lights, choreographed by Charlotte Ballet II Director Christopher Stuart and set to the music of Johnny Cash

April 1 – Gina Chavez, American bilingual Latin-folk singer, songwriter

April 15 – The Verve Pipe, still making rock and roll after 30 years

May 6 – The Gruffalo (two shows)

May 13 – Davina and The Vagabonds, part neo-soul, part Great American Songbook

May 14 – Charlotte Symphony, the many and only

Davina and The Vagabonds