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by Jordan Green

Holy Hell & the Hangovers raise the same at Brewballs in Burlington on Wednesday. Steve Williard and Chuck Folds entertain the cubiculeans in a lunch-hour concert at Center City Park in Greensboro on Wednesday. Carlo Corrieri of Burlington competes at the Parkening International Guitar Competition at Peppardine University in Malibu, Calif., which takes place from Thursday through Saturday. The Craig Woolard Band provides the beach music at Festival Park in Greensboro on Thursday. The Dotmatrix Project presents Eating the Invaders and the Subterranean Bums at the Green Burro on Thursday. Also in the Gate City on Thursday, the Pink Communoids and Tomie Hahn agitate at the Maya Art Gallery on Thursday, and the Bridge performs at the Blind Tiger. Blaine Ziglar & the Phantom Vibrations and the Hounds of Jezebel cause a scare at the Soundvent in Thomasville on Friday. Willie Heath Neal, Woody Pines and Eliza Lynn & Will Straughn converge on the Garage on Friday. Across the street, 2nd Revolution brings it at Elliott’s Revue. And down by the railroad tracks, Mansion appears at the Werehouse. Jason Aldean and Colt Ford bring the sound of young Nashville to Greensboro’s War Memorial Auditorium on Friday, while Thacker Dairy Road raises homegrown goodness at the Blind Tiger. Fresh from their spot at the Dotmatrix Project, the Subterranean Bums celebrate the release of their new CD with able assistance from the Leeves and Israel Darling at the Flatiron in Greensboro on Friday. Other Greensboro notable happenings on Friday include Jonas Sees In Color, Love & Reverie and the Jealousy Game at Green Street, and Yank Your Blue Jeans, Backyard Tea and Ryan Houser at the Maya Art Gallery. Taradactyl, To Recover Armory and City of Me anchor the Soundvent on Saturday. Curse Your Name smokes some good meat at the Pig in Winston-Salem on Saturday. Kari Sickenberger and friends celebrate the release of the artist’s new CD during the early slot at the Garage on Saturday, while Old Stone Revue and Velvet Truckstop rock it good through the midnight hour. Christ United Methodist Church Flute Choir, Sykes & Emmett Violin Duet, Candice Burrows & Friends and Pastor Nancy Wilson & the New Beginnings Choir perform a benefit concert for Guilford Interfaith Hospitality Network at West Market United Methodist Church in Greensboro on Saturday. Hot Politics, Vertigo Project and Funkuponya dish up a heaping platter at the Blind Tiger on Saturday, while Hip Pocket brings serves saccharine beach music for dessert at Green’s Supper Club. Greensboro’s got it going on, y’hear? Irata, Eszett and Battle Rockets share billing at the Maya Art Gallery; Nyos, the Grand Ultimatum and Spuknof work the Flatiron; and Lawyers, Guns & Money bring the blues to the martini-drinkers at Churchill’s on Elm. Finals of Triad Idol take place at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro on Sunday, May 31. The Aaron Gonzalez Humanization 4tet shows up at the Maya Art Gallery in Greensboro on June 1. Brock Zeman and Dan Collins & Richard Boyd ply their songs at the Garage on June 2. And finally, Andrew Weathers, My Empty Phantom and Monument appear at the Maya Art Gallery on June 2.