This week will be full of rocking events, kicking off Wednesday night with The Plaids Thanksgiving Eve Bash at the Blind Tiger. The show kicks off at 10 p.m. Odyssia plays The Garage in Winston-Salem on Wednesday night beginning at 10 p.m. Over at Ziggy’s, Big Daddy Love will host Thanksgathering with The Trongone Band and Elusive Groove.

Things seem light calendar wise on Thursday, but that’s ok since your belt will be tight and the Panthers playing on national television will likely get a lot of attention. If you want to get your hip hop on then head to Ziggy’s for the Young Thug show hosted by Bobby Bugatti.

Friday is packed though, beginning with the Possum Jenkins Annual Post- Thanksgiving Bash at the Garage at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. I wrote about the Joel Henry Band album release show at right, and the show kicks off at 9 p.m. with Jack Carter and The Armory, plus the always growing in popularity rockers, The Ends, opening the show for Joel Henry Kiser and his band mates.

Saturday night brings the AMPLIFIER zine-hosted Ivadell Maybe Tomorrow record release show at the Crown at the Carolina Theatre. It’s the bands debut LP and doors open at 7 p.m. with the show at 7:30 p.m. Torch Runner and Totally Slow share the bill. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the show. Eric Gales Band will shred Ziggy’s one more time with his blistering blues/rock guitar. Marvelous Funkshun shares the opening slot with BerkStar Band. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m., followed by an after party on the main stage with the Nitrogen Tone. The Payne Road Tragedy plays the Rock House Tavern at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday night brings a double-plus good time to the Triad. The culmination of a four or five day holiday weekend is always something special, but before the party runs out make sure to catch All them Witches at The Garage with New Madrid and Must be the Holy Ghost. The Walker Project, a fundraiser for Faith Action International, goes down at The Blind Tiger earlier in the afternoon beginning at 4 p.m.

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