The smooth sounds of jazz will once again be resonating at the N.C. Music Factory when the Uptown Charlotte Jazz Festival hits town tonight for the second straight year. And this time around, the festival has expanded to a two-day event — plus, it features music from heavyweights like Michael Franks, Marcus Johnson, Jeff Lorber, George Duke, Marcus Miller and David Sanborn (pictured above), among many other performers. $33 and up. June 24: 8:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 1000 Seaboard St. June 25: 6:30 p.m. Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre, 1000 Seaboard St. For more information, visit www.uptowncharlottejazzfest.com.