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by Jordan Green

Greensboro bluesman Roy Roberts has gotten into the Obama tribute song game. Check out his YouTube video at www. youtube/watch?v=G-rg4cnagF8.

Boys Like Girls, Cute Is What We Aim For and Lights perform at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center on Wednesday. The concert is presented by the UNCG Campus Activities Board. Vanna, Ligeia, a Stained Glass Romance, Fastest Kid in the 5th Grade and Siege This City throw down and torture the English language at Club Rain in Greensboro on Wednesday. The Bethabara Concert Band performs in Bethabara Park in Winston-Salem on Thursday. Visit www. bethabarapark.org for more information. Gunslinger and Lamb Handler team up at the Garage in Winston-Salem on Thursday. The US Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band performs free concert at War Memorial Auditorium in Greensboro on Thursday. Makia Groove brings the jams back to the Blind Tiger in Greensboro on Thursday. Patty Loveless graces the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro on Friday. NC A&T University homecoming weekend gets underway with Aggie Fanfest at War Memorial Stadium at the intersection of Lindsay and Yanceyville streets (not to be confused with War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex) on Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12. Festivities kick off on Friday with a performance by rapper Doug. E. Fresh. Homecoming’s main event is a rap-pack concert at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday with Young Jeezy, T-Pain, Shawty Lo, Plies and Rick Ross. Meanwhile, the alumni party down with Charlie Wilson (he on whom the bomb was dropped) and En Vogue at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center on Friday. The Bronzed Chorus, Antarctic, the Hi-Rollers and St. Peter Pocket Veto converge on the Green Bean in Greensboro on Friday. Fair Warning has gigs at Riders in the Country in Greensboro on Friday and Saturday. Steel drummer Tracy Thornton keeps his appointment at Steak Street in High Point on Friday. Old Stone Revue, Hot Politics and Slow Gun Shogun work out at the Garage on Friday. The 10th Annual Blues and Jazz Festival, presented by the Rowan Jazz & Blues Society, features the Homemade Jamz Blues Band, the Ladies Auxiliary Blues Band, Big Bill Morganfield, Blazing Bob Paolino and the Joe Robinson Jazz Band in downtown Salisbury on Saturday. Visit www. rowanbluesandjazz.com for more information. Atlanta’s Rehab performs at Hollywood Hollow in Lawsonville on Saturday. Charlotte’s New Familiars join forces with Lindsay Holler & the Dirty Kids from Charleston, SC at the Garage on Saturday, while Autopassion, Brother Reade, Love Language and Telescreen collaborate at the Werehouse. The US Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band plays a free concert at High Point Theatre deep in the confines of the International Home Furnishings Center on Saturday. Wind & Stars, comprised of Will Ridenour on kora and Betsy Bevan on piano, present music from the duo’s new CD at Unitarian Universalist Church in Greensboro on Saturday. The Piedmont Blues Preservation Society’s blues Challenge for bands takes place at Zion Bar and Grille in Greensboro on Sunday, Oct. 12. Brokencyde, Mac Lethal, Grieves, Ed E. Ruger, Genghis Khan and CTFS gather at Club Rain on Oct. 13. And finally, gospel artist Sally Jaye pairs up with Molly Venter at the Garage on Oct. 14.

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