Extended Play

by Jordan Green

Young pianists with perform a variety of classics in an Eastern Music Festival concert at Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium in Greensboro on Wednesday.

I Was Totally Destroying It and Lovely Houses work it out at the Garage in Winston-Salem on Thursday.

Jose-Luis Novo and Chelsea Tipton II conduct the EMF Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners performing Coleridge-Taylor, Peck and Tchaikovsky at Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium in Greensboro on Thursday. Mike Cross rouses Triad Stage as part of the EMF Fringe festival. Sam Frazier plays the after-party at 223 South Elm. The Dotmatrix Project presents Amplify This and the Wigg Report at the Green Burro. The Malamondos scandalize the Blind Tiger. And the Allison King Band heats up the Village Tavern.

Anonymous self-reports at Brewballs in Burlington on Friday.

Terrance & the Tall Boys, Yardwork and Max Indian exhort the youth at the Werehouse in Winston-Salem on Friday.Jose-Luis Novo and Chelsea Tipton II reappear to conduct the EMF Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners performing De Falla and R. Strauss at Dana Auditorium in Greensboro on Friday. The resilient House of Fools graces their hometown crowd at Greene Street Club with Medusa Stone, Israel Darling, Pacifico and We Are Masked. Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band appears at the Blind Tiger. The Groove gets down at the Flatiron on Friday. Social Life, Sparks the Rescue and AnArbor create a ruckus at the Gathering Spot. The Jackson Russell Band and the Donnie Watts Band hold worship service — no, I’m not kidding — at Café Jam.

The Barnyard Bash goes down on Saturday in the Davidson County community of Holly Grove with House of Fools, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Skadoosh, Tomahawk Child, Nugget, Not Taken, the Sound Committee, Corporate Fandango, Speedsquare and Jonas Sees In Color.

Instant Jones materializes at Elliott’s Revue in Winston-Salem on Saturday. And the Radials celebrate the release of their new CD with 6 Day Bender and Adam Pope at the Garage.

The Tim Betts Band brings the blues proper to the Blind Tiger. Slinkyface, the Spacenauts and the Raving Knaves loiter at the Flatiron. The fabulous Carol Bui appears at the Green Bean with Butterflies and Reed Benjamin. Children of Karma get their just desserts at Breaker’s.

On Sunday, Aug. 2, “Music for Mutts and Meows,” with Molly McGinn, Lyn Koonce & Friends, Lawyers, Guns & Money, Ray Burnett and the Ladies Auxiliary benefits for Four Seasons Boxer Rescue. The deal goes at Zion Bar & Grille in Greensboro.And Caleb Caudle & the Bayonets appear with sometime collaborator Megan McCormick at the Garage on Aug. 4.