extended play

by Ryan Snyder

The Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ renaissance continues at the Garage on Wednesday night. REO Speedwagon, Styx and Night Ranger also beg the question “Why?” at LJVM Wednesday.

Chris Daughtry plays the prodigal son at the Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday. Brian Dauband Butch Dogwood will also be at the Werehouse on Thursday, as the Garage hands off to Michael Ford & the Apache Relay. I’m not sure whether to read the Rolling Greens in the active or possessive sense, but they’re at the Blind Tiger Thursday. Spacey folksters Nate Nelson and Thayer Sarrano hit Green Bean Thursday.

In the don’t-miss local concert of the week, legendary avant gardist Dr. Eugene Chadbourne plays one of his sporadic hometown gigs, at Mack and Mack Clothing of all places, with percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani this Friday night. Back to the Werehouse, the Mitch Easter Band and Violet Vetcor & the Lovely Loverlies will entertain you on Friday. Meanwhile the Flatiron gets interesting with the Grand Ultimatum, Cytokine Storm and Lance Elko. The Vagabond Saints Society will kick off a month of Beatlemania with Abbey Road in full regalia Friday at the Garage, while Ty Bru and Ed E. Ruger host the annual Tre’Stylez Tribute at SWET with some of the areas best rappers.

Is it an anti-health care rally or a heavy metal show? Scum of the Earth play Greene Street club and Kashmir, “the Nation’s Best Led Zeppelin Band,” other than Led Zeppelin, plays the Blind Tiger Friday.

Fiddles and strings populate the First Presbyterian Church in High Point for Saturday’s GIHN Community Outreach Concert. Two fantastic up-and-comers, Hope Foragoldensummer and Israel Darling, perform at Legitimate Business on Saturday.

Lastly, Two-Dollar Pistols vet John Howie Jr. brings Tres Amigos featuring to the Garage on Tuesday, November 17.