Oct. 9, 2013 09:46
If rock is at its best when it’s capricious and unpredictable, then Joy Formidable bassist Rhydian Davies handing his axe to an unprepared fan to bring the Welsh band’s shoegaze monolith to a close last Wednesday night at Ziggy’s was a gold-medal moment....
July 24, 2013 09:50
“We’ve played for crowds of three people and we’ve played for crowds of 30,000 people,” said A-Plus, the group’s de facto leader. “It doesn’t matter to use because we’re going to bring it no matter what.” That the group absolutely held true to that ethos shifted the burden of balancing their energy to the pitifully small crowd....
June 5, 2013 09:26
“It’s always been my dream to play in Greensboro at the War Memorial,” Steve Martin said to a nearly sold-out crowd on Friday at that very venue. “Tonight, I feel like I am one step closer to that dream.” The comedian-turnedbluegrass star has been going back to his roots on the tour supporting his third banjo album, Love Has Come for You,....
May 22, 2013 09:17
A year ago this past weekend, bluesman Eric Gales played a gig that would change his life. Before his headlining turn at the Carolina Blues Festival, he was known almost as much for his past recidivism as he was for his Herculean feats on the guitar,......
May 8, 2013 09:18
Kendrick Lamar’s Tuesday night stop at the Greensboro Coliseum didn’t possess the kind of indefinable swagger of his Wake Forest show last month — constantly being on the precipice of being overrun by a rowdy, drunken throng has that effect — but it was instead defined by the perspicuous nature of Lamar himself....
May 8, 2013 09:18
If Danny Brown is the poster boy for weirdo, internet-born, hip-hop parvenus, the scene that proliferated around his all-in, whiplashinducing performance at Greene Street Club Friday night was astonishingly familiar. Brown was barely midway through the stoned groove of “Jealousy,” the Biggie-referencing third release off his forthcoming album OLD,....
April 24, 2013 10:22
Judging from KC & the Sunshine Band’s nearly sold-out performance last Thursday at the Carolina Theatre Greensboro, disco is not completely dead, but it could certainly stand to lose about 50 lbs....

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