CLASSIC JOURNEY LIVE COMING CAROLINA THEATRE, OTHERS TO THE CROWN AT THE CAROLINA:
Greensboro, NC – Classic Journey Live, presented by M.A.K. Productions, will be at the Carolina Theatre of Greensboro on Saturday, June 15, at 8PM. In addition to the tribute concert, The Crown at the Carolina (located on the theatre’s third floor) will also play host to a number of shows this summer, including Parker Millsap on June 20 and Josh Rouse on June 21. Tickets are on sale now, with full show details below.
CLASSIC JOURNEY LIVE Tribute, presented by M.A.K. Productions
Saturday, June 15, 8PM
Classic Journey Live is a tribute to Journey unlike any other. Take a ride with Journey as they rise from their San Francisco roots to superstardom and international fame. Step back in time to experience the story as it begins with Gregg Rolie (David Krol) and legendary frontman Steve Perry (Larry Pascale) together on stage, performing the early hits, just as you remember them. Watch as the band transforms with Jonathan Cain (David Krol) and his trademark red grand piano and hear them play some of the biggest songs in rock history. Classic Journey Live, with its incredible attention to detail, leaves nothing to be desired.
Tickets are $50, $45, $40, or $35, depending on location. A $3 facility fee and NC sales tax will be added to each ticket.
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COMING TO THE CROWN AT THE CAROLINA:
BANJO EARTH BAND with The Eversole Brothers
Saturday, May 25, 8PM
Made in the Appalachian Mountains and crafted around the world, the Banjo Earth Band’s music pulls from influences ranging from Bill Monroe to Ravi Shankar. Based around Andy Eversole’s world music project, Banjo Earth, where he travels the planet connecting with other cultures through the power of music, the band’s overall feel has one of a global awakening, yet with that unmistakable banjo twang that can only be found here in the south. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to each ticket. Prices include NC sales tax.
EM & TY with Lowborn
Friday, May 31, 7PM
Local folk singers-songwriters Em & Ty debut their intimate duo act at in The Crown at the Carolina, promising a night full of songs about stories and stories about songs. Em & Ty (Emma and Tyler Millard) met in 2014 and eventually fell in love, all while playing, writing, and performing music together. Joining them will be Greensboro-based emo-pop band Lowborn. Tickets are $11 in advance; $13 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to each ticket. Prices include NC sales tax.
PIEDMONT TRIAD JAZZ ORCHESTRA: THE MUSIC OF DUKE ELLINGTON
Sunday, June 9, 3PM and 7PM
There is no greater composer in American music than Duke Ellington. The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra presents “Rockin’ in Rhythm,” a retrospective of some of Ellington’s finest work, spanning the distance—and connecting the dots!—between the Swing Era and the advent of jazz-rock fusion. Don’t miss this musical celebration of all things Edward Kennedy Ellington in this his 120th year, lovingly curated and performed by your friends and neighbors in the PTJO. Tickets: $18 for Adults and $12 for Seniors, Students, and Military. A $1 Facility Fee and NC sales tax will be added to the price of each ticket.
SONGS FROM THE ROAD BAND with Turpentine Shine
Friday, June 14, 8:30PM
Songs From The Road Band is Charles Humphrey III (bass), Ryan Cavanaugh (banjo), Mark Schimick (mandolin), Sam Wharton (guitar), and James Schlender (fiddle). These veteran musicians have collectively received accolades in the bluegrass, Americana, and jazz genres. Once primarily a recording band, Songs From The Road Band has emerged as one of the heaviest touring bands in the country. They are currently touring in support of their number one Americana, Bluegrass, and Classic Country chart-topping album Road To Nowhere and are proud to call both Asheville, NC and Nashville, TN home. The Road Band delivers a one-of-a-kind show, featuring original songs from their four studio albums and crowd favorites from all musical genres. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to the price of each ticket. NC sales tax is included in the ticket price.
AARON “WOODY” WOOD with Tony Holiday & The Velvetones
Saturday, June 15, 8:30PM
Aaron “Woody” Wood’s story is one steeped in music and tradition. Authentic Appalachian Soul music, carved from the NC foothills and rock and rolled through the Mississippi Delta mud, Woody is a cosmic cowboy who represents the powerful soul and energy of American music. At 20, Woody moved to the mountains of Asheville and soon began busking on downtown streets with what would end up becoming the members of The Blue Rags – a ragtime boogie-woogie band which kick-started his career. Woody continues to focus on his songwriting and fresh styles of guitar picking while collaborating on new creative projects and touring. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 day of show. NC Sales Tax is included in the price of each ticket.
Thursday, June 20, 8:00PM
At 26 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. He’s had a string of highlights in recent years including his network television debut on CONAN, a performance with Elton John at the Apple Music Festival in London, an Austin City Limits taping and an Americana Music Association nomination for Album of the Year. He has also received praise from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, LA Times, Austin Chronicle and Rolling Stone to name a few. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee and NC Sales Tax will be added to the price of each ticket.
Friday, June 21, 8:00PM
Hailed as “a talent to outrank Ryan Adams or Conor Oberst” by Uncut and praised for his “spare and easy sounding guitar songs” by NPR, Josh Rouse first emerged in 1998 with his debut album, Dressed Up Like Nebraska, which Billboard called a “dark horse gem.” Over the next two decades, he’d go on to release a steady stream of critically lauded records that would solidify his status as one of the his generation’s most acclaimed songwriters, both in the US and Europe, where he’s lived on and off since 2004. Q called his breakout album 1972 “the most intimate record of the year,” while Rolling Stone dubbed his follow up Nashville “a landmark album,” and EW described 2013’s The Happiness Waltz as “a big contender for Rouse’s best work.” Tickets are $20 in advance; $23 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee is added to each ticket. Prices include NC sales tax.
MIGHTY JOSHUA & THE ZION #5 with Pure Fiyah
Thursday, June 27, 9:00PM
Independent Reggae Artist Mighty Joshua engages audiences by opening minds and activating bodies through song. Conscious lyrics flow freely to create distinctive refrains that pulse with pride against rhythms rooted in percussion. His soulful exploration in the evolution of sound creates an expression of reggae for the modern day. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to the price of each ticket. NC sales tax is included in the ticket price.
Friday, June 28, 8:00PM
Drawing on various styles and backgrounds, the Discordia Dames represent some of the best in traditional burlesque. Touring all over the country, the Discordia Dames are both a sight to behold and a force to be reckoned with. Composed of Memphis Muerte, Lux Valentina, Sadie Mae Hem, May Hemmer, and Allison Wonderland, this troupe out of North Carolina has something to tickle every fancy. Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee is added to each ticket. NC Sales Tax is included in the price of each ticket.
TYLER MILLARD BAND with Whiskey Foxtrot
Saturday, June 29, 7:30PM
An evening with The Tyler Millard Band and Whiskey Foxtrot promises to deliver a return to what makes American music great: thoughtfully written songs and inspired guitar-driven melodies. “We differentiate ourselves from other bands by picking our set list from a wide variety of genres, adding our signature blues feel, and making sure every song is danceable. Most importantly, we strive to pick songs so that 90% of the people in attendance will know 90% of the songs that we play. A winning combination!” says Millard. Tickets are $11 in advance, $13 day of show. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to the price of each ticket. NC sales Tax is included in the ticket price.
CANE MILL ROAD
Friday, July 5, 8:00PM
Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, bluegrass band Cane Mill Road rocks the traditional bluegrass standards they were raised on, yet boldly writes original music with roots in the fertile grounds of bluegrass, old-time, blues, jazz, folk, and Americana music. Rapidly rising in the bluegrass scene, they are the youngest to garner an IBMA Momentum Band-of-the-Year nomination in 2018. (Band members range in age from 16 to 21.) Cane Mill Road also landed a prestigious IBMA Ramble Band slot in 2017. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 day of show. NC Sales Tax is included in the price of each ticket.
CHAUNTER with Black Haüs and The Three-Brained Robot
Saturday, July 6, 8:00PM
The brainchild of Brooks Kossover and Jenghis Manning-Pettit, Chaunter is a Baltimore-based indie rock band formed in 2018. Its sound as described by Lydia Woolever (Baltimore Magazine) is “swirling in gauzy synth, smoldering with reverberating guitar, brimming with both haunting vocals and grand group harmonies—landing somewhere between the glory-days of Labyrinth-era David Bowie and the golden age of Baltimore DIY dream-pop.” Tickets are $12. A $1 Facility Fee will be added to the price of each ticket. NC sales tax is included in the ticket price.
Tickets are available at the theatre box office Monday through Friday from noon until 5pm, at the door prior to show time, by telephone at 336.333.2605, and at CarolinaTheatre.com. There is an additional $3.50 per ticket service fee on web purchases. To avoid this charge, guests can call the Carolina Theatre Box Office, or visit the Carolina Theatre in person.