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WITH AN INFECTIOUS LOVE OF SONG AND AN INVITING SPIRIT, TOSCO MUSIC BREAKS DOWN THE BARRIERS BETWEEN PERFORMERS AND AUDIENCES TO CELEBRATE THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF MUSIC AND BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER.


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For more than 25 years, Tosco Music has brought internationally acclaimed performers and emerging artists from all genres together to share their passion for music on the same stage. 

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  • The Avett Brothers

    THE AVETT BROTHERS

    Emerging from Concord, NC, the Grammy-nominated Avett Brothers combine elements of bluegrass, country, punk, pop, ragtime and indie rock and completed their 9th full length studio album in 2016.

  • Rachel Platten

    RACHEL PLATTEN

    Emmy-award winning Rachel Platten is a perhaps best known for her uplifting anthem “Fight Song.” Signing with Columbia Records in 2015, Rachel says, “Bringing people together is to me, the most important thing we can do in this life. I feel like that’s my mission with my music."

  • Livingston Taylor

    LIVINGSTON TAYLOR

    Raised in Chapel Hill, Livingston Taylor now teaches at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and still manages to perform over 80 shows a year. He is a natural performer, peppering his shows with personal stories, anecdotes and ineffable warmth that connect him to his fans.

  • David Wilcox

    DAVID WILCOX

    Considered a songwriter's songwriter, Asheville-based David Wilcox is now 18 records into a career marked by personal revelation and wildly loyal fans.

  • What started 20 years ago as a jam session in John Tosco’s living room has bloomed into one of the region’s most unique regional events – and a coveted gig for unsigned artists.

  • The music parties are an indie-music institution in Charlotte, so popular they often fill a 1,200-seat hall, with a roster of performers that has included everyone from American Idol contestants to The Avett Brothers.

  • Think of Tosco Music Party as the musical equivalent of walking into Ben & Jerry's and saying: 'I'd like a spoonful of everything, please.'

  • Maybe you’ve never heard the new folk trio out of Chapel Hill or the dulcimer player from Appalachia. Maybe you’ll marvel over a double-necked guitar solo or a 13-year-old classical pianist. Whatever you’re seeking, this incredible, quarterly variety show will make you grateful to have John Tosco curating your musical adventure.

  • A Tosco Music Party is a theatre in the round of sorts for acoustic musicians. It's a medium that breaks down artificial barriers between entertainers and audience.

  • Wall Street Journal

    2009

  • Lisa Rab

    Charlotte Magazine 2013

  • Creative Loafing

    Charlotte, NC

  • Charlotte Magazine 2014 BOB Awards

    Best Place To Discover New Music

  • Creative Loafing

    Charlotte, NC