Charleston's Premier Jazz Club

Experience Charleston's finest live jazz music located in the heart of the King St. nightlife district.  Cozy couches and candlelit bistro tables await you, carefully spaced for your social distancing comfort.  As Charleston's premier listening room, Forte Jazz Lounge is patterned after famed New York-style jazz clubs, providing a big city sound paired with southern hospitality.  Headliners include local legends, recording artists, notable touring acts, and Grammy winners.  Plan the ultimate date night, celebrate a special occasion, or mingle with jazz enthusiasts at the hottest new venue in town!

 

"Great atmosphere and great live music. 

We will definitely visit again!"

Joe Griffin ~ Facebook

 

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Theatre

SHOWS:

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY

Lobby Bar

LIVE MUSIC:

SUNDAY-TUESDAY

What's Playing?

Experience world-class entertainment performed live in the Forte Theatre

  • Gracie & Lacy: Nat & Natalie Cole | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 10, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    As seen in NYC, sister act Gracie & Lacy team up with local legend Joe Clarke and the fabulous Forte Jazz Trio for classic hits of Nat King Cole and his daughter, Natalie! Enjoy the signature harmonies to intricate tap dancing of Gracie & Lacy every 2nd Saturday!
  • Gracie & Lacy: Nat & Natalie Cole | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 10, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    As seen in NYC, sister act Gracie & Lacy team up with local legend Joe Clarke and the fabulous Forte Jazz Trio for classic hits of Nat King Cole and his daughter, Natalie! Enjoy the signature harmonies to intricate tap dancing of Gracie & Lacy every 2nd Saturday!
  • Brett Belanger Trio | 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Apr 14, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Brett Belanger Trio presents an evening of instrumental jazz.  Brett calls Charleston home, and performs throughout the east coast.  Joined by some of the finest musicians in the Lowcountry, Brett and his band are a favorite resident act at Forte.
  • Girl Singer Series | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    The Girl Singer Series brings you the hits of the greats. Forte Jazz Lounge features Charleston's most entertaining and accomplished jazz musicians.  You won't want to miss this evening of jazz favorites!
  • Girl Singer Series | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 15, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    The Girl Singer Series brings you the hits of the greats. Forte Jazz Lounge features Charleston's most entertaining and accomplished jazz musicians.  You won't want to miss this evening of jazz favorites!
  • Motown & More with Charles Grant | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 16, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Charles Grant is a premier vocalist with a band comprised of the finest musicians playing the very best of Motown and classic R&B hits.
  • Motown & More With Charles Grant | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 16, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Charles Grant is a premier vocalist with a band comprised of the finest musicians playing the very best of Motown and classic R&B hits.
  • Joe Clarke Sings | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 17, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Joe Clarke Sings is a brand new series headlining Charleston's very own. Owner of Forte Jazz Lounge, Joe Clarke has kept jazz history and music alive in the Lowcountry for over 30 years. 
  • Brett Belanger Trio | 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Apr 21, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Brett Belanger Trio presents an evening of instrumental jazz.  Brett calls Charleston home, and performs throughout the east coast.  Joined by some of the finest musicians in the Lowcountry, Brett and his band are a favorite resident act at Forte.
  • Latin Night! Gino Castillo & the Cuban Cowboys | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 22, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    GC & the Cuban Cowboys are the most popular and accomplished musicians. Get ready for a night of Cuban music.
  • Latin Night! Gino Castillo & the Cuban Cowboys | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 22, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    GC & the Cuban Cowboys are the most popular and accomplished musicians. Get ready for a night of Cuban music.
  • Pure Concert Series: Tim Khayat | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 23, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Pure Concert Series is proud to present renown bassist, Tim Khayat. Hailing from France, Khayat now calls the Lowcountry home. He and his band of A-List players offer a unique sound, influenced by their collaborations with Latin, Rock, Soul and Jazz artists.
  • Pure Concert Series: Tim Khayat | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 23, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Pure Concert Series is proud to present renown bassist, Tim Khayat. Hailing from France, Khayat now calls the Lowcountry home. He and his band of A-List players offer a unique sound, influenced by their collaborations with Latin, Rock, Soul and Jazz artists.
  • GRAMMY Winner Charlton Singleton & The Beehive Jazz Orchestra | 7:00pm-9:00pm
    Apr 24, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    GRAMMY Winner Charlton Singleton (Ranky Tanky), brings you his fabulous 10-piece Beehive Orchestra!
  • GRAMMY Winner Charlton Singleton & The Beehive Jazz Orchestra | 9:30pm-11:00pm
    Apr 24, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    GRAMMY Winner Charlton Singleton (Ranky Tanky), brings you his fabulous 10-piece Beehive Orchestra!
  • Brett Belanger Trio | 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Apr 28, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Brett Belanger Trio presents an evening of instrumental jazz.  Brett calls Charleston home, and performs throughout the east coast.  Joined by some of the finest musicians in the Lowcountry, Brett and his band are a favorite resident act at Forte.
  • Guy Singer Series | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Apr 29, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Forte Jazz Lounge features Charleston's most entertaining and accomplished jazz musicians. You won't want to miss this evening of jazz favorites!
  • Guy Singer Series | 9:30pm - 11:00pm
    Apr 29, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Forte Jazz Lounge features Charleston's most entertaining and accomplished jazz musicians. You won't want to miss this evening of jazz favorites!

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