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Thursdays Live - MoRA - Monroe Road Advocates

We’re back! After the “to stream or not to stream (live)” season of 2020, the Embrace sculpture is welcoming you back with open arms to the real thing—LIVE, outdoor concerts. MoRA’s summer concert series, Thursdays Live 2021 presented by Edge City Brewery, kicks off the season on Thursday, June 17 at 6pm. And we’re doing it with style…

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What to know about Thursdays Live 2021:

WHEN:  Concerts take place 6p – 8p on the third Thursday of each month, from June through October in 2021:

  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21

WHERE:  The venue is the iconic Embrace sculpture located at 6697 Monroe Rd., at the intersection of Monroe Road and Conference Drive in Charlotte.

HOW:  As always, admission is free. And this year, food and drink will be available for purchase from the great businesses in Meridian Place near the Embrace sculpture:  Edge City Brewery, Hawthorne’s Pizza, and Wingstop.

Guests may bring a chair or pack a picnic, but no outside alcohol permitted on the premises.

In addition to Edge City Brewery, sponsors include these local businesses and partners:

Free parking is available onsite at Meridian Place (6697 Monroe Rd), and overflow parking is available across the street at East Mecklenburg High School (6800 Monroe Rd).

HEALTH AND SAFETY NOTE:  CDC guidelines will be followed. Please wear a mask if you haven’t been vaccinated.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Embrace Sculpture - Charlotte, NC
6697 Monroe Rd (Intersection of Monroe Road and Conference Drive)
Charlotte, NC, 28212
United States
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6 PM - 8 PM
Admission is FREE


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids