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PJ WITH K. MICHELLE

Cone Denim Entertainment Center (117 S. Elm St. Greensboro) 

The big-dreaming, quiet-in-theback-of-the-classroom Greensboro, NC-native, PJ, returns home with K. 

Michelle for the “Hello Kimberly” tour this Thursday, July 28th at the Cone Denim Entertainment Center.

Known to her friends and family as Paris Jones, the soulful, springy singersongwriter has penned songs for Nicki Minaj, Danity Kane, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, B.o.B., among others.

More recently, however, PJ released her debut album, Rare, which features guest appearances from G-Eazy, Ty Dolla $ign, and newcomer Jevon Doe. Street-smart but sophisticated, Rare incorporates iconoclastic melodies and lyrical nuance that reflect unyielding hope, uplifting empowerment, intense drive.

Be sure to welcome PJ home and check out a rare performance when she returns this Thursday.

Judah and Lion

EMF GUITAR SUMMIT Temple Emanuel

(1129 Jefferson Rd. Greensboro) Wednesday July 27 8 p.m.

The Eastern Music Festival presents the Guitar Summit at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 27 at Temple Emanuel. The recital, featuring performances from EMF faculty artists Kami Rowan, Julian Gray and Jason Vieaux as well as student performers, will showcase the growth of the Eastern Music Festival’s two-yearold guitar program.

Vieaux, Rowan and Gray will perform the world premier of a high-energy new piece by Guilford College alumnus Mark Smith, which was completed only three weeks ago. Vieaux will also perform an arrangement of Duke Ellington’s In a Sentimental Mood, as featured on Vieaux’s 2015 Grammy-winning album, Play.

The night’s finale will include young artists’ performances from the Eastern Music Festival’s Guitar Program, one of the only programs in the country that offers classical guitarists an opportunity to play chamber music with other instrumentalists. !

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