extended play

by Ryan Snyder

David Gans hits at the top of the order this week as he plays the Blind Tiger tonight with Jay Sanders and Donna the Buffalo’s Dave McCracken, while over at Greene Street club, Those Mockingbirds celebrate Hump Day with 100 Yorktown and Pacifico.

On Thursday, Tim Trouble, 1Adam12, Tree City, DJ Spacecamp and Genghis Khan rock the dance party at CFBG’s. Spitting in the face of SEO principles, Holy Hell & the Hangovers are now known as the End and will be at the Blind Tiger. Amelia’s Mechanics and their new drummer play the Garage with Caleb Caudle & the Bayonets, while country hopeful Chuck Wicks boogies at Johnny & June’s. if you’re feeling edgy, check out Cement Stars and Human Pippi Armstrong at the Green Bean.

The rain date for the Martina McBride, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan show at the Greensboro Coliseum arrives Friday, while reggaeblues child Zach Deputy makes ‘em say uhhhh at the Blind Tiger with Tiny Boxes. Jew(s) and Catholic(s) have a delightful new album out and they can be found at the Garage, while the Charley Ward Band sings the blues at the Flatiron. Are you a broke, toothless gas clerk who didn’t win the Powerball? The poor man’s Country Mega ticket is happening at Johnny & June’s with Brantley Gilbert and Arizona Pete’s with the Mason Lovette Band.

Metalheads should rally at Greene Street Club for Alexisonfire with Trash Talk, LA Dispute, Joe Grizzley, and Therefore I Am, while jazz- and funkhounds should check out Hot Politics with Hop Hope at the Blind Tiger. The Drowning Lovers expore the dark side of jazz at the Green Bean, while the Sweetback Sisters take on the lighter side of folk with Troubaduo at the Garage. Feeling froggy? Go Knuckles Deep into the Aquarius Music Hall.

On Sunday,the Blind Tiger hosts Lisapalooza, a benefit for breast cancer survivor Lisa Amani, while screamo artists Chiodos show their own pain Monday at Greene Street Club. Finally, we wrap it all up with the hotness of The Atomic Drops with Brother Dege at The Garage on Tuesday.