Extended Play

by Jordan Green

The premiere broadcast of “Locals Only” with host Lisa Dames was aired on the New Majic 94.1 FM on Sunday. Farewell, Danger Radio, NeverShoutNever, Red Car Wire and En Serenade play Greene Street in Greensboro on Wednesday. Winston-Salem’s Joe Robinson Jazz Band plays at 118 E. Council St. in Salisbury on Thursday. Jack Gorham and Ken Mickey perform at Club Triangle in High Point on Thursday. Bruce Piephoff, Evan Olson, Snüzz and Sam Frazier perform in a singer-songwriters in-the-round at Muse Restaurant at the Friendly Center in Greensboro on Thursday in a benefit for the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina. Greensboro Fest kicks off at Greenleaf Coffee Co-op at Guilford College on Thursday with a reunited Tiger Bear Wolf, the Eggs, Adam Thorn, Omnibot’s Adventure and Computer Geek Salad. Also on Thursday, New Found Glory, a Day to Remember, Four Year Strong, International Heroes of Hardcore and Crime in Stereo throw down at Greene Street. The School of Music at UNCG presents three days of saxophone music honoring saxophonist Eugene Rousseau Friday through Oct. 5. A gala concert featuring the UNCG Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Steve Haines featuring guest saxophonists Frank Bongiorno, Ralph Bowen, Javier Valerio, Thomas Walsh, Jack Wilkins and Rousseau himself takes place on Friday in Recital Hall. Saturday sees the world premiere of “Ductus figuratus,” composed by Kirk O’Riordan in honor of Rousseau’s 76th birthday at Recital Hall. And the grand finale concert on Oct. 5 features works by Handel, Bach and Beethoven and a performance by the Rousseau Celebration Orchestra. Absolution NC works out at the Soundvent in Thomasville on Friday. Steel drummer Tracy Thornton holds forth at Steak Street in High Point on Friday. The Bel Canto Company begins its 26th season with a chorale sampler featuring selections by composers ranging from JS Bach to Cole Porter at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro on Friday. Greensboro Fest continues in two locations on Friday: Giant, Invisible and Resister play the Green Bean, while Nyos, Irata, Boa Narrow and Torch Runner play the Flatiron. Be New York, Filo & Peri and the Ember*ellas appear at Greene Street on Friday, while Solcetfre Project goes to work at Renaissance Jazz Café. The Sick Hop rap showcase goes down at Somewhere Else Tavern featuring Brown Bag Special, Poe Mac & Case Jones, Will Zay & Tenacious, Kotix, Ethemadassassin, St. Francis, Raw English, StitchyC, Celinski and Fhat Rob on Friday. The Johnny Possum Bluegrass Band from New Zealand, the Darnell Woodies and Delta Drift play the Garage in Winston-Salem on Friday. Janet Jackson’s “Rock Witchu” tour with LL Cool J stops at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday. Three Triad bands, the Urban Sophisticates, Holy Ghost Tent Revival and Thacker Dairy Road, are in the lineup for the Jordan Lake Arts & Music Festival in Chatham County on Saturday. Visit www. for more information. The two Saturday locations for Greensboro Fest are as follows: Lyndon Street Artworks with Molly McGinn, Albina Savoy, Gary, I’ll Think About It and Our Horse Jethro; and the Blind Tiger with Pinche Gringo, the Malamondos, the Tiny Meteors, Dawn Chorus, Eating the Invaders and FistFight. Kelley Hunt appears at Mack and Mack in Greensboro on Saturday. Absolution NC shows up at Somewhere Else Tavern, while Suffokate, Woodhaven and a Stained Glass Romance triangulate at Club Rain in Greensboro on Saturday. Scott Hinkle and Steve Simpson appear in a North Carolina singersongwriter showcase for the early show at the Garage on Saturday, while Woody Wood, David Via and Dangermuffin hold down the graveyard shift. Eye Alaska, VersaEmerge, Ailyne, the Arrival and For the Record converge at Greene Street on Sunday, Oct. 5, while Once Nothing, the Demonstration and the World We Knew get together at Club Rain. Greensboro Fest resurfaces at Square One on Oct. 5 with the Bronzed Chorus, Citified, Janik, Basalt and Faster Detail. Staind, Seether and Papa Roach play the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center on Oct. 7. Against Me, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists and Future of the Left get noisy at Greene Street on Oct. 7. And songwriters Dylan Sneed and Joe Blevins of Old Stone Revue share the stage at the Garage on Oct. 7.