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by Jordan Green

The Eastern Music Festival & School in Greensboro has hired William vonReichbauer as its director of operations and artistic administration.

Tickets for Li’l Wayne, T-Pain, Keyshia Cole, Gym Class Heroes and Keri Hilson went on sale on Nov. 15 on Ticketmaster. The concert takes place at the Greensboro Coliseum on Dec. 29. And tickets go on sale on Thursday for the Greensboro Blues Festival on Feb. 20, featuring Mel Waiter, Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey, Roy C, Marvin Sease, Millie Jackson and Latimore. We’re told that the Malamondos’ “Condoms of Candy” has been licensed to air on “Knight Rider” on NBC on at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Country Dan Collins holds court at the Garage in Winston- Salem for his weekly open-mic session on Wednesday. Shiela Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Wednesday blues jam at the Clubhouse in Greensboro on Wednesday. San Diego’s Rafter lists a gig at the Gathering Spot at 328 Tate St. in Greensboro on Thursday. The band is touring in support of its new Asthmatic Kitty EP, Sweaty Magic. Hammer No More the Fingers and the Bronzed Chorus balance the bill for this week’s installment of the Dot Matrix Project at the Green Burro on Thursday. Nyos initiates a sonic meltdown at the Blind Tiger in Greensboro on Thursday. Stan Atwell, Mike Thomas and Terry VunCannon host the Thursday blues jam at the Flatiron in Greensboro on Thursday. Labyrinth, There Will Be Blood, Fed to the Forest and the Vaughn Street Glee Club share the bill at the Soundvent in Thomasville on Friday. The Last Hour works the Rhinoceros Club in Greensboro on Friday. The War, Layden, 100 Yorktown and Bannister play the early show at Greene Street in Greensboro on Friday, and Kristen Leigh performs at Tate Street Coffee. Songs of Water and Will Ridenour play a benefit for Hydrating Humanity at Brendel Recital Hall at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem on Friday. For more information, visit www.myspace.com/songsofwater. Also in Winston-Salem, the Toughcats, Old Stone Revue and Velvet Truckstop posse up at the Garage on Friday, and Eric Brendo plays Elliott’s Revue in Winston-Salem. A Light Divided, Absolution, Abandoned Bliss and Cynonyte shred at the Soundvent on Saturday. Lee Terry & the Near Strangers, Caleb Caudle & the Bayonets and Corduroy Road round out the bill at the Garage on Saturday, while Club Oasis holds a battle of the bands competition. The New Familiars and the Packway Handle Band show their roots at the Blind Tiger on Saturday. Flea Market Hot Rod, Benj-O-Matic, Tony Low Project, Life Like This, Nugget and Dead Man on Campus mash the bill at Somewhere Else Tavern in Greensboro on Saturday, and Moulded Soul and Remedy N Christ do it for the kids (and Jesus) at Café Jam. Shiela Klinefelter, Chuck Cotton and Terry VunCannon host the Sunday blues jam at Zion Bar & Grille in Greensboro on Nov. 23. Bubba Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Monday blues jam at the Red Lion in High Point on Nov. 24. Doc Watson, Richard Watson and Charlie Welch perform at the GTCC in High Point on Nov. 25. The concert takes place in the college’s Inside Studio at the Entertainment Tech Building. Tim Betts and Chris Carroll summon the weeknight blues at the Blind Tiger on Nov. 25, and the woodshedders gather at the Claddagh Bar & Restaurant in High Point to hone their songcraft.

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