EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
4 ROCK THE RAILS
WHAT: Mingle Music Microbrews Join Yes! Weekly in The Railyard every Thursday to enjoy great bands, good company, and cold craft beer. The weekly outdoor event will feature some of the regions best bands, playing from the Caboose stage on the grass yard between Spice Cantina and The Worx. Craft Central will serve several of the areas favorite microbrews, along with other great surprises. WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: The Railyard Entertainment Complex. 120 Barnhardt Street, Greensboro MORE: Free event.
4 MENTAL THE MUSICAL
WHAT: A psychiatric ‘relaxation home’ isn’t quite the same now that an infestation has taken over, now forcing three women to live together in the recreation room. Neither Gert, a feisty and eccentric 70 year-old, Cheryl, a menopausal 50 year-old, or Darcy, an insecure gothic twenty-something, take kindly to their new living arrangement. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Studio 1 Burlington. 1332 Plaza Dr., Burlington MORE: $16 admission.
WHAT: A mix of funk, jazz, R&B and rock & roll, WAR has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, performing live for nearly one million fans each year. In their more than 40 years of recording, the band has been honored with 17 gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. The bands hits include Low Rider, Why Cant We Be Friends?, Spill the Wine, The Cisco Kid, All Day Music, Gypsy Man, and Me and Baby Brother. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Carolina Theatre. 310 South Greene Street, Greensboro MORE: $15-$95 tickets.
5 AJ FINNEY
WHAT: Stylistically manic, artistically brilliant, AJ Finney is an eclectic Mid-Westerner with a passion for the 60s psychedelic scene. Comedy, Jam Bands, and Volkswagens thats him, hes like an Eco-Friendly, improvisational, sometimes philosophical, patchouli soaked quipster. WHEN: 8 p.m. | 10 p.m. WHERE: Laughing Gas Comedy Club. 2105 B Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem MORE: $5 admission.
5 WINSTON-SALEM SYMPHONY
WHAT: The Winston-Salem Symphony will perform seven contemporary American compositions this Friday in a free outdoor concert presented by Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The ensemble will shift in makeup and size, from a duet to a chamber orchestra, on the upper level of Bailey Park in the Innovation Quarter. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Bailey Park. 445 N Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem MORE: Free event.
6 WORLD OCEANS DAY CELEBRATION
WHAT: Greensboro Science Center (GSC) visitors are invited to celebrate the sea at the Center’s World Oceans Day Celebration. Additional activities include ocean-oriented animal talks, ocean-themed temporary tattoos and coloring pages, and information about how to choose which fish to eat and which to leave in the ocean. WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Science Center. 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro MORE: $12.50 for adults. $11.50 for children ages 3-13 and seniors 65+.
BLACK AND BROWN COMEDY GET DOWN
WHAT: Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Mike Epps, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy will come together to for one historic night of comedy for ‘The Black and Brown Comedy Get Down’ on Saturday. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum 1921 West Lee St Greensboro MORE: $80+ tickets
6 RODNEY CARRINGTON
WHAT: The Carolina Theatre, in partnership with Outback Concerts, is pleased to announce that comedian Rodney Carrington will take the theatre stage for two shows on Saturday. odney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost 20 years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. WHEN: 7 p.m. | 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Carolina Theatre. 310 South Greene Street, Greensboro MORE: $25 admission.
7 HEMP BEER, FASHION, FILM, & FUN
WHAT: Celebrate Hemp History Week with a screening of the award-winning documentary film Bringing It Home and post-film discussion with Directors Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson. A special hemp beer will be on tap, and there will be a hemp fashion show. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Gibbs Hundred Brewing. 117 W Lewis St, Greensboro MORE: $10 suggested.
9 TYLER, THE CREATOR
WHAT: Tyler, the Creator was born Tyler Okonma on March 6, 1991. He burst onto the scene as the founder and front man for the collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. His third album Wolf was released in 2013 and received critical acclaim. Tyler toured the US, Europe, Australia, and Japan in support of the album. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: Ziggy’s Music Hall.170 W 9th St, Winston-Salem MORE: $25 admission.