Extended Play

by Jordan Green

The June heat is rising off the asphalt and the telephone wires are buzzing. No room for anything but the essentials here. "TheMoravians’ Passion for Music" features performances by JF Peter and W.Piecl, and Andrew Willis and Gesa Kordes at Calvary Moravian Church inWinston-Salem on Wednesday, while "The Excitement of Improvisation"features performances by violinist Ingrid Matthews, harpsichordist JoeGasho, lute and theorbo player John Lenti, cellist Nika Zlatzric,recorder player Justin Godoy and soprano Ah Hong at Gray Auditorium inthe Old Salem Visitors Center. Gongzilla and Wyndy TrailTravelers play the Garage in Winston-Salem, the If You Wannas playElliott’s Revue, and the F Yeah Fest goes down at the Werehouse withMatt & Kim, Death Set, Monotix and Team Robespierre. The BB&T Beach Music in the Park at Festival Park in Greensboro features the Band of Oz on Thursday. FriendlyFriday Melodies at the Friendly Center in Greensboro features Swing On!Concertgoers are asked to bring canned goods to donate to SecondHarvest. A jam-band showcase at Greensboro’s Greene Streetspotlights Fynn Chi, Carolina Clearwater, Trees Are Pretty, PleaseWelcome and Native Sound. From This Day, Silver Bullet, Fight FightFight and Nugget play Somewhere Else Tavern. And Southside Funk andGeneric Hustle share billing at the Blind Tiger. InWinston-Salem on Friday violinist Ingrid Matthews leads "The Love ofBach" concert at Watson Hall at the NC School of the Arts. MalcolmHolcombe and Molly Venter appear at the Garage. And Eric Brendo playsElliott’s Revue. Parmalee and the Makeout Party play the Raven in Burlington on Saturday. Backto Winston: Asheville’s Bombadil, promoting its new album A Buzz, aBuzz, appears at Summer on Trade on Saturday. Christabel & the Jonsand Miss Tess & the Bon Ton Parade show up at the Garage. NativeSound resurfaces at the Werehouse. And "The Triumph of Love" concertfeatures the Magnolia Baroque Festival Chorus and Orchestra. Wewill have us some good-old-fashioned entertainment in Greensboro onSaturday: Chuck Brodsky at Mack and Mack, Cowboy Mouth at Greene Streetand Old Stone Revue at the Blind Tiger. The metal venues goheavy on volume and lineups. Club Rain presents Autumn Black, PJFoster, Eternity Between Us and other bands to be announced onSaturday. Somewhere Else Tavern’s Get Heard Music Networks NC MusicShowcase jumps off with Sever the Tie, a Light Divided, Nilah, Pivot,By Morning, Onward to Olympas, We Are Masked, Black 29 and the Travistyat Somewhere Else Tavern. Apprentices for the Magnolia BaroqueFestival perform period music in several Old Salem venues, includingSalem Tavern, Gray Auditorium, St. Philips Church and the Vogel Houseon June 22. The Dig gets deep at Elliott’s Revue. And Artistic Theoryserenades the 411 in Winston-Salem. Sunday finds Big Bang Boom at Center City Park in Greensboro. Thereare two shows of note in Winston-Salem on June 24: Elizabeth Cook andAngela Easterling at the Garage, and Endway at Elliott’s Revue.