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by Jordan Green

Tickets go on sale Thursday for Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler and Gloriana, who will appear at the Greensboro Coliseum on June 12. Visit or call 800.745.3000 for tickets. Mariner Fend Martyr, Ezett and Gray Young round out an indie-rock bill at Greene Street in Greensboro on Wednesday. David Allan Coe, Blackberry Smoke and Rollin’ Highway kick shit at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem on Thursday. HeRose and the 5 Man Jesus Band take the Soundvent in Thomasville in a Christian rock direction on Thursday. The Burnin Smyrnans bring their reggae fiyah to the Blind Tiger in Greensboro on Thursday. A Stained Glass Romance, Zero System, Bela Kiss and Outrun the Gun take over Club Rain in Greensboro on Thursday. Crewless vs. Lil J, DJ Bowie and Bryan Bro throw a party at Studio B in Greensboro on Thursday. Day of Fire, the Heel the Serpent and Layden rock Jesus-style at Café Jam in Greensboro on Thursday. The Last Hour, Str8jackit, Modena and Nine Years Ago restore some sanity at the Soundvent on Friday. COC Blind blow out the Millennium Center in Winston- Salem on Friday with Righteous Fool, 3 Quarters Dead, Thru World Aggression, Curse Your Name and Cythera. Les Honky, More Tonkies and 44 Love have a rockin’ good time at the Garage on Friday, Sam Robinson appears at Elliott’s Revue and IB Sommers surfaces at the new Hideout Bar in Winston-Salem. The Maya Art Gallery on Friday hosts a night of experimental music with the Sound of Square Triangles, Invisible and Clang Quartet. A rare plug for an out-of-town show here: Arrogance, the Beatles of North Carolina rock, celebrates its 40th anniversary at the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Saturday. Visitors to the Old Salem Visitor Center in Winston- Salem will receive a demonstration of the Tannenberg organ, built by German immigrant David Tannenberg in 1799, on Saturday. Visit or call 336.721.7350 for more information. Hitting three for three this week, Blackbird Productions brings the Pat Travers Band and Jones for Juliet to the Millennium Center on Saturday. Martha Bassett and her band celebrate the release of their new CD at the Garage on Saturday, with guests Bruce Piephoff and band and Kennebec. Jukebox Riot appears at the Hideout Bar; and Overrun, Nugget, Aloretta and Waughtown Heroes work the Werehouse. The Radials, the Darnell Woodies and Milltown hold a roots music summit at the Blind Tiger on Saturday. Toubab Krewe, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir appear at Guilford College’s Armfield Athletic Center on Saturday. More Christian rock: Bloodline Severed, Pandora’s Nightmare and 1,000 Shields at Café Jam in Greensboro on Saturday. Big Bang Boom plays at the Parties 2 Dye 4 anniversary celebration for Dye Nation at 5211-D W. Market St. in Greensboro on Sunday, March 22. The Takedown Agency brings All Shall Perish, Emmure, the Ghost Inside, Knives Exchanging Hands, Return the Hero, There Will Be Blood, Underneath the Gun and Winds of Plague to Club Oasis in Winston-Salem on March 23. Weekends and Pinche Gringo appear at Square One, located at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Grove Street the Glenwood section of Greensboro, on March 23. Highly recommended: Pee Wee Moore & the Awful Dreadful Snakes, John Howie Jr. and the bo-stevens at the Garage on March 24. 100 Yorktown, Pacifico and J. Timber appear at the Blind Tiger on March 24. The Green Burro in Greensboro has started showcasing jazz on Tuesday nights, featuring bands from UNCG’s jazz program.