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Two Rather Beautiful Nights with The Magnetic Fields

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetNote: Avant Greensboro is not turning into Avant Carrboro! Also, most of these photos are from Flickr and are not from the shows I went to. Credit is given where deserved. I have been listening to The Magnetic Fields for about thirteen or fourteen years. I remember driving home from school with my parents in
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The Return of Come Hell or High Water

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Come Hell or High Water

ShareTweetCome Hell or High Water have been on hiatus for almost a year, and are now finally reemerging. This is something I’m very excited about, and I was even more excited when Keith and I pulled up to interview the band. The five-piece is comprised of Suzanne Stafford (vocals and guitar), Matty Sheets (slide guitar),
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Events : April 12 – 21

Apr 12th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTHURS APRIL 12 -Melodime and Steve Everett @ The Green Bean, 8pm FRI APRIL 13 -Midtown Dickens, Romantic Animal, and Laila Nur @ The Green Bean, 8pm -Friday the 13th themed art show featuring works by Magena Morris and Arrington West @ CFBG, 7pm -Hi-Rollers, Fifty Bird Step, Arvid Noe, and Black Santa @ CFBG
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Riding Through Hell on The Village Tricycle

Apr 6th, 2012 | By
The Village Tricycle

ShareTweetFor this week’s interview, Keith and I got to talk with one of Greensboro’s newer bands – and definitely one of the most original. The Village Tricycle consists of Rebecca Henderson on vocals, Mike O’Malley on drums and vocals, and Jeremy Harris on keyboards and vocals. Together, they make up some sort of musical-esque punk
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The Underscore Orkestra Talk Klezmer, Songwriting, and Belly Dancing

Apr 5th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetIn conjunction with the events post about their upcoming show at CFBG, I conducted an interview with The Underscore Orkestra’s Jorge Kachmiri. Jorge is only one of eleven (!) members that play in the band. The Underscore Orkestra is an interesting combination of ‘Klezmer-gypsy-jazz’ music with a unique sound. You can catch them  at CFBGs Saturday,
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The Underscore Orkestra bringing Klezmer to CFBG

Apr 5th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetLast year I got the chance to see The Undescore Orkestra at CFBG. It was like nothing I’d ever experienced before; crazy, foot stompin’ European music filled the venue. It was hard to sit still – their percussionists do a great job of keeping a beat that holds the crowd. Along with having two (!)
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Events : April 5 – 14

Apr 5th, 2012 | By
Flickr The Consortium

ShareTweetTHURS APRIL 5 -Khan, Systems, and TBA @ Karate Dungeon 9pm -Benefit for Mayan Solidarity: Jeffrey Lewis, Other Colors, Kasper Hauser, and Piedmontsmen @ The Blind Tiger 8pm -Time Sawyer, Backwater Opera, and Alleghany Street @ Green Bean 7:30pm -Phuzz Phest (Winston Salem): Drag Sounds, The Hive Dwellers, Birds & Arrows, Blue on White, and
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Molly McGinn in Wonderland with Wurlitzer Prize

Mar 30th, 2012 | By
Molly McGinn

ShareTweetKeith and I met this week’s interviewee in a different location – Ed McKay’s. Molly McGinn is a woman of many talents, dabbling with bands such as Amelia’s Mechanics and Thacker Dairy Road. She’s recently started a new project, Wurlitzer Prize, and you can read a review of their show Saturday here. We talked with
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Events : March 29-April 7

Mar 29th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetAll shows are in Greensboro unless otherwise specified. Thursday March 29th -Bearded Folk, Stephen Murray + Robert Benjamin @ The Green Bean, 8pm -Lazy Cat Arts Benefit show feat. Village Tricycle, Laura Boswell, Matty Sheets & The Blockheads, Laila Nur, Molly McGinn, Painted Skulls, Emily Stewart and the Baby Teeth, and Megan Jean and the
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The Blind Tiger: Wurlitzer Prize

Mar 27th, 2012 | By
The Wurlitzer Prize

ShareTweetMolly McGinn is one of the more recognizable names in Greensboro’s music scene. She’s been around for a while, playing in acts such as the beloved Amelia’s Mechanics. Recently, she’s been playing with a new group – Wurlitzer Prize. Backed up by half of Possum Jenkins and a member of Common Clay, they’re a little more
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