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Winston-Salem’s True Believer Prepare Hail Bop

Shoegaze-y dream-pop trio make a lot of sound Winston-Salem’s True Believer are set to release their first album-ish thing, a digital EP, this week. When I spoke to Alexis Siebert and Scott Brandenburg, two members ...
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A Greensboro Fest Reboot

Three days of music to showcase the scope of local talent Music festivals have been multiplying lately. Sort of like craft breweries. And, as with beer connoisseurs, many music fans like to know the global ...
Anthony Braxton

The Visual Scores of Composer Anthony Braxton Coming to SECCA

Noted innovator, avant-gardist and improvisor performs to kick off show in Winston-Salem Music and art fans in the area have a very rare chance to see and hear the visual scores and imagery-related music of composer ...
Joel Hodnett

A Wide-Ranging Full-Length Debut from Brother Wilson

Triad-based singer/songwriter Joel Hodnett ranges from country-rock to blues and soul The new record from Brother Wilson starts with some twang, some strumming and a country-rock song about the difficulty of changing, the battle between ...
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‘Mad Man’ Is a Maestro

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER From the Electric Rake to Bach on the Banjo: A Conversation with Eugene Chadbourne Few people realize Eugene Chadbourne is famous. That’s the paradox of Greensboro’s Secret Cult Music God. I ...
All Them Witches

All Them Witches Return to Winston-Salem

Heavy riffs get wedded to a shamanic worldview in this American band’s music By John Adamian All Them Witches are not from Winston-Salem, but they have a connection with the city. The band, originally out ...

Twenty-One Pilots Show Leaves Greensboro in Awe

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER by Katie Ward The show’s first opening act was Judah the Lion who got the crowd excited with their high-energy performance. While I knew very little about this group, this group ...
2016 Gears & Guitars
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National Recording Artists to Headline 2017 Gears & Guitars

Weekend Concludes with Free Concert on Memorial Day at Bailey Park This spring’s Gears & Guitars music festival – a series of concerts performed in conjunction with the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic – will take place ...
Marvelous Funkshun

Marvelous Funkshun at Millennium Center with Perpetual Groove

Marvelous Funkshun/Perpetual Groove The Millennium Center (101 W. 5th St. Winston-Salem) Friday Feb. 24 8-11 p.m. “Marvelous Funkshun, or “The Funkshun,” as fans like to call them, released their first album Live at Ziggy’s in ...
Turn to Crime band from Detroit

Detroit’s Turn to Crime Play Winston-Salem

Glam, industrial, post-punk and pop hooks mix in this band that doesn’t dwell on feelings Maybe pie is the secret. It’s not every artist that can get away with writing a song about pie. But ...