Extended PLAY

by Jordan Green

Jorma Kaukonen, famed for his work with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, joins fellow guitarists Robben Ford and Ruthie Foster at the Carolina Theatre on Valentine’s Day. Scarfone Productions brings Tesla to the historical theater on Feb. 20. For ticket information on both shows, call 336.333.2605 or visit www. Country Dan Collins hosts the Wednesday open mic at the Garage in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, and Shiela Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Wednesday blues jam at the Clubhouse in Greensboro. The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra performs at War Memorial Auditorium from Thursday through Friday. Modo rocks the Blind Tiger in Greensboro on Thursday. The Tremors and Matt Hill & the Buzzkillz share billing during the Dotmatrix Project’s monthly showcase at the Green Burro. And Stan Atwell, Mike Thomas and Terry VunCannon host the Thursday blues jam at the Flatiron. Jody Lee Petty carries the country-rock torch at the Raven in Burlington on Friday. Steel drummer Tracy Thornton coaxes the pans at Steak Street in High Point on Friday. Jence, Innuendo, Uzzard and 21 Differences take the stage at the Soundvent in Thomasville in Friday. Jerry Chapman’s Mediocre Bad Guys and Gypsy Dave & the Stumpjumpers get things popping at the Garage on Friday. The African Children’s Choir harmonizes at UNCG on Friday. Also in the Gate City, Old Stone Revue strikes up the band at the Clubhouse. Cythera, Chucksilver and the Last Hour establish the troika of hard rock at Somewhere Else Tavern. Joey Whitaker performs at WineStyles at the Shops at Friendly Center. And GT Summerlin serenades J. Butler’s. My Hero Is Me, Lewis vs. Clark, Though He Slay Me, xHonorx and There Will Be Blood converge on the Clemmons Civic Center on Saturday. Blackbird Productions hosts a battle of the bands at Club Oasis in Winston-Salem on Saturday. Sharpening their sabers are Knives Exchanging Hands, Curse Your Name, Goodnight Ghost, the Akira Complex, Thru World Agression, Jukebox Riot, Shadow Heights, Man Eating Machine, Skin Cage and Virginia Fly Boyz. On the indie tip, Telescreen, Giant, Orbs (members of Between the Buried and Me and Fear Before) and Blckvise play the Werehouse, Thacker Dairy Road and the Deep Vibration share the stage at the Garage, and the Sways take their stand at Elliott’s Revue in Winston- Salem. Back in the Gate on Saturday, New Orleans’ Cowboy Mouth headlines Greene Street, with support from Medusa Stone. The Sleeping Booty Band performs at the American Cancer Society’s Winter Wonderland Ball at the Empire Room on South Elm Street. More, much more in Greensboro on Saturday: Freepeoples (members of Seapeoples) and My Subversive Media collaborate at the Blind Tiger; Greensboro’s Eating the Invaders and Asheville’s Sirius B combine at the Flatiron; Swampboat and Lunaglazer work out at Solaris; and Joshua West plies his trade at WineStyles at the Shops at Friendly Center. Inhale Exhale, Embracing Goodbye, Sent by Ravens, Onward to Olympas and Lewis vs. Clark prove the kids are alright at Club Oasis on Sunday, Feb. 1. Shiela Klinefelter, Chuck Cotton and Terry VunCannon host the Sunday blues jam at Zion Bar & Grille in Greensboro, while Bubba Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Monday blues jam at the Red Lion in High Point. The Triad’s answer to Eric Clapton, Tim Betts, performs with his trio at the Blind Tiger on Feb. 3, and Valencia, Houston Calls, Artist vs. Poet and Ailyne show up at Greene Street.