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Carrie Paz at the Tasting Room

Carrie Paz The Tasting Room (901 S. Chapman St. Greensboro) Friday Nov. 4 7 p.m. “Carrie Pazdziora was born in northeastern North Carolina, where the grass is always green but the blues are at your ...
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Dance From Above Halloween 2016 The Crown at Carolina Theatre (310 S. Greene St. Greensboro) Thursday Oct. 27 9 p.m. “The time has come! Come out to celebrate our third Halloween Edition of Dance From ...
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Multi-talented Greensboro performer/producer Imani Pressley lets the sound dictate

Submitting to the Music Imani Pressley — a singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer — got her first thrill from music-making by tinkering around with a drum machine when she was nine. Pressley’s parents both make music; ...
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Sean Patrick and the Newgrass Revolution Bull’s Tavern (408 W. 4th St. Winston-Salem) Thursday Oct. 20 9 p.m. “One day not that long ago Sean-Patrick found a sound repeating in his head. It did not ...
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Filmmaker assembles documentary about Greensboro soul and funk from the ...

Filmmaker Doug Klesch wants people to appreciate Greensboro’s rich musical history, and the human stories behind that history, particularly within the realm of soul. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, the city was a crossroads on ...
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Hope Nicholls and Aaron Pitkin stay true to free-form with ...

Playing the drums is often thought of in terms of raw caveman sensibilities — getting in touch with some primal pulse, pounding out patterns on animal skin, generating vibrations that have an almost concussive force. ...
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Greensboro rapper Seers celebrates new release

Seers is a rapper. He grew up in Brevard, North Carolina, a sleepy, rainy and woodsy place outside of Asheville. At the moment, Seers isn’t eager to give out the name on his birth certificate. ...
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Greensboro’s On Pop of the World Studios fosters a creative ...

A recording studio can be a vital part of a creative music scene. All the better if it’s accessible, laid-back and relatively affordable. On Pop of the World is a local studio that’s struggled to ...
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D.C.’s Caustic Casanova wage war against musical monotony

There’s a line where musical repetition can go from being effective, hypnotic or hooky to annoying. The whole theme-and-variation idea can lead people to get carried away with the variation part of the equation or ...
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Keep trying: The hopeful nihilism of Greensboro’s Totally Slow

PHOTO BY JOSH HUFF @johnradamian A couple years back, Scott Hicks’ dad asked him when he was going to give up this punk-rock music-making thing. “Why are you still at this? It’s not going anywhere,” ...