extended play

by Jordan Green

extended play

Loudon Wainwright & Richard Thompson appear at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro on Thursday.

Greensboro Fest kicks off at Guilford College on Thursday with performances by Computer Geek Salad, Yank Yer Blue Jeans, Secret Message Machine and Romancer..

Night 2 of Greensboro Fest takes place at Lyndon Street Artworks with performances by Workday Schoolnight, Casual Curious, Treason, Genghis Khan, Pens and Needles, L in Japanese, Tim Trouble and Harley Lyles on Friday.

Liquid Sun releases its new CD at Greene Street Club with Guilty County, Channing, the Last Hour and Off Air on Friday. Check out Thacker Dairy Road at the Blind Tiger and the Groove at the Flatiron.

Bruce Piephoff is at Lindley Park Filling Station all weekend.

The Bo Stevens, Jew(s) & Catholic(s) and Jeffrey Dean Foster pay tribute to Hank Williams Sr. at the Garage on Saturday. The Ross Coppley Band performs at Johnny & June’s Ultra Saloon on Saturday..

Night 3 of Greensboro Fest takes place at the Green Bean on Saturday with performances by Basalt, the Sugar High Gang and Rough Hands. The after-party is at the Westerwood Tavern with Mutant League.

Bryan McFarland and Martha Bassett play for Greensboro Urban Ministry at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant on Saturday.

Night 4 of Greensboro Fest takes place on Sunday, Oct. 18 at My Favorite Things Records with Our Horse Jethro, JP Smith Jazz Unit and Sundrone, and then later at Legitimate Business with Low Sky, Kaleidoscope Death, Resister, Pinche Gringo and Brave Young.

Bands compete in the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society’s “Blues Challenge” at Zion Bar & Grille in Greensboro on Oct. 18.

Seth Walker plays the early show at the Garage on Oct. 19, followed by Or the Whale and Caleb Caudle & the Bayonets.