02/02/2012 04:08 pm ET

Michelle Obama, James Taylor To Appear At Charlotte Fundraiser For Democratic National Convention

First lady Michelle Obama will be attending two Charlotte fundraisers on March 2 to help raise money for the 2012 Democratic National Convention here, according to a convention official.

In the afternoon, the first lady will attend a fundraising dinner with a performance by North Carolina-raised singer/songwriter James Taylor. Tickets for the event at the Ballantyne Hotel begin at $12,500 per couple and benefit the Committee for Charlotte 2012, the official name of the host committee tasked with raising $36.65 million for the convention.

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