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by Jordan Green

All chops and no filigree in this EP: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band play Greensboro Coliseum on May 2. Tickets go on sale on Friday, and can be obtained by visiting or calling 1.800.745.3000. Taylor Swift announces on her website that she will bring her Fearless tour to Greensboro — also presumably at the coliseum — on June 12. No information about ticketing was available at press time. Sci-Fi plays the Red Lion in High Point on Wednesday. Lewis vs. Clark, Amen the Animal, Veara and the Heel the Serpent play Confluence Coffee in Winston-Salem on Wednesday. Shiela Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Wednesday blues jam at the Clubhouse in Greensboro. The Joe Robinson Jazz Band plays the Black Box Theater in Salisbury on Thursday. For ticket information, call 704.636.2811. Uncle Mountain plays the Blind Tiger in Greensboro on Thursday, and Los Angeles indie-folk duo Chris and Thomas perform at Tate Street Coffee. Stan Atwell, Mike Thomas and Terry VunCannon host the Thursday blues jam at the Flatiron. There Will Be Blood, Deception of a Ghost, Labyrinth and Lions for Lambs play the Soundvent in Thomasville on Friday. The Darnell Woodies, Corduroy Road and Girls, Guns & Glory play the Garage in Winston-Salem on Friday, and Tim Alimena plays Elliott’s Revue. Friday shows in Greensboro consolidated here for economy: Tiger Bear Wolf, the Physics of Meaning and Eszett at the Green Bean; Paulson, the Jealousy Game, the Winfield, En Serenade, We’re All Broken and This Night Counts at Greene Street; the Good Roads Movement and Sanctum Sully at the Blind Tiger; Ed E. Ruger, Ty Bru, Stitchy C, DJ Phillie Phresh, Seven Rook, Breeze, the One Kemist, Tenacious, Blaze Belushi at Somewhere Else Tavern; the Alan Neese/Scott Adair Jazz Project at the Flatiron; 3 Day Funk at the Clubhouse; and Justin Harris, Meryl Angelicola, Rob Blackwell and Austin at Café Jam. The Honky Tonk Troubadours play Hollywood Hollow in Lawsonville on Saturday. Saturday shows in Winston-Salem: Big Bang Boom at Winston Lake Family YMCA; Amy Speace & the Tearjerks and Doug & Telisha Williams at the Garage; Matt Walsh at Foothills Brewing; a Kiss for Jersey and a City Scene Under Fire at Confluence Coffee; Absolute 80s at Club Oasis on Saturday (tickets can be obtained at the Record Exchange and Edward McKay’s); and the Fugitive Kind at Elliott’s Revue. UNCG piano performance faculty members David Collins, Joseph Di Piazza, James Douglass and Paul Stewart give recitals at the School of Music on Saturday. Visit for more information. Kristy Jackson performs a benefit for Sanctuary House at the Empire Room. Call 336.215.8239 for more information. And the chorale ensemble Bel Canto performs at the Revolution Mill Room. And more Saturday shows in Greensboro: Benj-O-Matic and Project Tritium at the Green Bean; Bergan and Soul Shop at the Blind Tiger; Steal the Prize, Eszett and Mariner Fend Martyr at the Flatiron; the Last Hour at the Clubhouse; Across My Eyes, Slo Burn, Fate’s Burden and Shuddersome at Somewhere Else Tavern; and Death Proof and Chucksilver at Café Jam. Sunday, Feb. 8 shows in Greensboro: the Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Carolina Theatre; the Hometown Boys, Miles Nielson and Stratocruiser at the Blind Tiger; August Ending at Café Jam; and the blues jam hosted by Shiela Klinefelter, Chuck Cotton and Terry VunCannon at Zion Bar & Grille. Bubba Klinefelter and Tim Buffington host the Monday blues jam at the Red Lion in High Point on Feb. 9, while the Blind Tiger rocks its open-band jam session in Greensboro. Big Bang Boom plays the Winston-Salem Children’s Museum on Feb. 9, and Audrey Auld plays the Garage. The Tim Betts Band holds down the Tuesday-night slot, as always, at the Blind Tiger.