Aug. 20, 2014 12:00
Friday night’s performance by folk-rock legends Crosby, Stills & Nash at the War Memorial Auditorium was the next-to-last booking for the 55-year-old venue before it meets the wrecking ball in October, but it was originally supposed to be so much more than that....
Aug. 20, 2014 12:00
Thursday at the Garage, CringeCon is Reanimator’s celebration of two years of serving up rekkids to the denizens of downtown Winston-Salem, but it’s also a call to shake up the models of superheroism/supervillainy. Reanimator laid the groundwork for this with a YouTube video of suggested alter egos....
Aug. 20, 2014 12:00
For the greater part of the 2000s, a couple of Matts reigned in the guitar blues scene in the Triad. Matt Hill carved out a following with a sound dug out of Chicago blues and the nothing-is-prohibited flamboyance of Johnny “Guitar” Watson that took him on tour of Europe....
Aug. 13, 2014 12:00
In early July, Greensboro songwriter Molly McGinn began to unfurl a kind of semi-epic Parnassian for the digital set, a weekly series of online vignettes and companion music born from an existential crisis. Broke and in need of deliverance, even if only temporary, she began “Googling for Water,” as the title of the first entry goes....
Aug. 13, 2014 12:00
After four years in the bullpen, rap folk hero Lil’ Boosie is a free man, but he’s not running completely loose just yet. Travel restrictions canceled one of his first post-prison shows in April, and now Friday night’s Lil Boosie & Friends show at the Greensboro Coliseum show has also been shut down....
Aug. 13, 2014 12:00
Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Piano only $15. Formerly employed with Pearson Music Co. and now teaching private lessons in music theory and performance. Beginners to advanced. Call Craig Dellinger 336-508-0091....
Aug. 13, 2014 12:00
A well-worn pipeline to the big classical institutions, like the Met or the Philharmonic, serves as a powerful motivator for North Carolina School of the Arts performance hopefuls, but once in a while there are those who seek out a more conventional path to creative expression....
Aug. 6, 2014 12:00
Donald Fagen ambled out onstage Monday night at Steely Dan’s War Memorial Auditorium show, his 11-piece backing band already in place and warmed up, Fagen turned to the audience and gave an innocuous little “Oh-surprised-to-seeyou-there” jolt. For a lot of people in their nearly sold-out audience, the surprise was shared....
Aug. 6, 2014 12:00
The once iconic punkumentary “Another State of Mind”, the 1983 travelogue/manifesto featuring Social D and Youth Brigade, is almost hilariously dated, but the scenes of Ian MacKaye happily doling out big scoops of ice cream at a Haagen-Dazs shop will never get old....

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