Nov. 20, 2013 12:00
Frey and Henley are just two cats strumming guitars and singing early hits on an unadorned stage (except this time before 14,000 people and with anonymous accompaniment playing offstage). Bernie Leadon emerges and starts to fill out their sound, adding the expert country picking that would distinguish them from the Breads of the ’70s....
Nov. 20, 2013 12:00
Circle the last weekend of April 2014 on your calendar, because North Carolina is going to be the center of the music universe....
Nov. 20, 2013 12:00
Swannanoa native Malcolm Holcombe’s story is somewhat typical thus far of the tortured songwriter: toil brilliantly but remain overlooked, fade into obscurity and ultimately become forgotten, before a glorious revival. Holcombe has been stuck on the toiling phase for decades now, possessing an extremely devoted but smallish fan base....
Nov. 13, 2013 12:00
into the opening acoustic stanza of his summer visit to High Rock Outfitters, Cedric Burnside lifted his wine glass and recited just an infinitesimal fraction of the lore he’s absorbed over more than three decades next to the legends of the Hill Country: “Through my teeth and under my tongue, look out stomach because here it comes....
Nov. 13, 2013 12:00
The curtain will fall on another Greensboro institution in the very near future. Just a few months after ownership changed hands, a “for lease” sign went up at the Flatiron on Monday....
Nov. 13, 2013 12:00
“Hey Buckethead, what’s in the bucket, man?… Hey Brain, whatchu thinkin’ about?” In the 21-year-old video for “Animal Behavior” by Praxis, Bill Laswell’s mutated funk-metal freak out, Bootsy Collins’ colorful commentary was among the most......
Nov. 6, 2013 12:00
Adopting the hashtag #GHOE — social media-speak for Greatest Homecoming on Earth — in October to brand Greensboro’s largest annual tourist event was a figurative throwing of the gauntlet by the North Carolina A&T; a challenge to their area HBCU brethren and sistren that there really ain’t no party like an Aggie party....
Nov. 6, 2013 12:00
Fire Pink Trio present a special noon treat at the Wake Forest Medical Center on Thursday that includes works from Debussy to Larsen. The Disco Biscuit’s Allen Aucoin returns to the Blind Tiger with another stew of drum ‘n bass, trance and breakbeat. He’ll be joined by electro-psych trio the Nadis Warriors....
Nov. 6, 2013 12:00
When Chapel Hill Appalachian pop outfit Mipso play the Carolina Theatre this Friday night in support of folk-life historian and master picker David Holt, it won’t just be a homecoming for the Greensboro-born bassist Wood Robinson or High Point-born Joseph Terrell, the stage could be symbolic of the future of the band....

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