Summit Coffee has a big week of live music ahead in downtown Davidson, beginning Wednesday with a guest appearance by Javier Mendoza, and including a stop on the one-week reunion tour of Cast Iron Filter, a band with Davidson College roots that toured nationally until 2004. Cast Iron Filter also has a gig this week at the Visulite in Charlotte, and the group’s mandolinist, Michael Orlando, also plays Wednesday at Flatiron Kitchen. The weekend also brings a Davidson Concert on the Green, with Lake Norman Big Band.
Summit Coffee is at 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Information: 704-895-9090 or visit www.summitcoffee.com. Here’s the schedule:
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 8-11 p.m. – Javier Mendoza and Jim Kelly. Mendoza was born in Virginia, raised in Spain and Germany, and now lives in St. Louis. He writes songs in Spanish and English, crossing multiple genres, from Latin-infused pop to rock and folk. javiermendoza.com
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 8-10 p.m., Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, 215 S. Main St., Davidson – Live music with mandolinist Michael Orlando. Info: 704-237-3246.
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 8-11 p.m., Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Live music Deuces Wild. Free.
THURSDAY, JUNE 14,, 8:30 p.m., Visulite Theater, Charlotte – Cast Iron Filter returns to what band members call “our favorite club.” Info: http://www.visulite.com/upcomingShows.cfm
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 7-11 p.m., Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson – Summit Solstice 4-Mile Race + Festival, 7 p.m., registration $25. Post-race music festival featuring Cast Iron Filter and beers from New Belgium Brewery, $5. Information: 704-895-9090 or see our June 4 “Running” column, “Summit Solstice 4-miler,”
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 8-11 p.m., Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Live music The Vel-Crows.
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 7 p.m. Village Park, 700 West C ST., Kannapolis – Kannapolis Summer Concert Series with Tribute Band Rock Night – Slippery When Wet & Appetite for Destruction. Free. Info: www.cityofkannapolis.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 8 p.m. N.C. The Fillmore in the Music Factory, Charlotte - Fillmore House Party, a 90’s-themed house party that includes clothing vendors such as Stoopid Fruit Clothing, Nuthing Clothing, and BEAST Syndicate; drinking games hosted by Bar Athletes; food trucks; and free slap bracelets for the first 250 in the door. Brody & Choch are performing. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door and can be purchased at www.livenation.com.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 6-8 p.m., Davidson Village Green, Main Street and Concord Road, Davidson – Concert on the Green with Lake Norman Big Band. Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic. Free. ConcertsontheGreen.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 6 p.m., Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius – Cornelius Concerts in the Park presents Symphony in the Park. Prelude performance at 7 p.m. by Kyle Cummings. 8:15 p.m., Charlotte Symphony Orchestra – Celebrate America. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. More information: http://www.cornelius.org/parc/special-events/concert-series