For more than 15 years, the Monday Night Allstars — including percussionist Jim Brock, bassist Rick Blackwell, drummer Chris Allen and horn player John Alexander — have been churning out the classic covers at the Double Door Inn. They've weathered the storm of lineup changes and the death of singer Charles Hairston in an effort to continue letting the good times roll.
The Charlotte Video Project captured one of the band's recent performances. The video is part of a series of high-quality music videos CL is running between Sept. 11 and 15 in collaboration with the Video Project, an arts venture that set out to document Charlotteans through 100 Web-based videos showcasing the city's arts and culture. From sports to music and more, the Project's mini-documentaries have been giving viewers outside of Charlotte an inside look at what the Queen City has to offer.
Enjoy this look at the band's performance, including a solo from Alexander:
For the first time in years, I feel confident that there will be new music…