Showcasing all genres of music in Charlotte and the surrounding area, the Charlotte Music Awards returns for its third monthly showcase leading up to the inaugural Awards Ceremony in August 2007. Affiliated with the L.A. Music Awards, the longest-running major awards show for independent artists, Q.C.'s version is taking over the Wadsworth House for its special Holiday edition, featuring a variety of artists from throughout the Carolinas. This must-see jam housed in the home of the Jazz Society is sure to get everyone out and talking about Charlotte's contribution to music. Refreshments will be provided by Starbucks Coffee. The Wadsworth House is located at 400 S. Summit Ave. The showcase will be held Thursday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. For tickets, call 704-975-8874 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.