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Stephen Kent Talks DIY Venues, The Radio Reds’ New EP

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By
Stephen Kent

ShareTweetOnce again, Keith and I talked with a Greensboro bred musician, Stephen Kent of the Radio Reds, for Avant Greensboro. We met up at The Green Bean (where we learned that an awesome show would be happening – Paint Fumes, The Piedmontsmen, and The Flying Eyes) and talked about Stephen’s band and their recent EP,
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Local Happenings – March 22-29!

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By
Greensboro happenings

ShareTweetI was just ‘gifted’ the responsibility of writing the calendar of events for my radio show  (The Concert Preview on WUAG, which you can hear 7-9PM on Thursdays) and I figured it would be awesome to take my findings and post them here. Expect weekly updates from now on about things happening in Greensboro and
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Casual Curious Expands with “Lungs”

Mar 16th, 2012 | By
Lee Gunselman

ShareTweetA few days ago, Keith and I hung out with Lee Gunselman from Casual Curious at Bit Heart Studios. We chatted about the tour his band recently got off, their new EP, and more. Along with the interview, we also had a chance to see a stripped down performance of one of Casual Curious’ songs,
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Disarming the Armory: an Interview with Jack Carter & The Armory

Mar 9th, 2012 | By
Jack Carter & The Armory

ShareTweetJack Carter and the Armory have been playing shows for barely 4 months – but they’re already kicking ass. Of the four shows they’ve played at Greensboro, I’ve been at every one, fully supporting this Greensboro supergroup. The band consists of Jack Carter on vocals and guitar, Harrison Barrow on keys, Randy Seals on bass,
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Pants On or Off? A Candid Interview with The Old One Two

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By
The Old One Two

ShareTweetLast week, Keith and I talked with Serious Bangs for Avant Greensboro’s new interview feature. This week, we bring to you an exclusive interview with The Old One-Two. Keith and I met up with Hawke Kelley (vocals) and Nathan (guitar) and Chadd Myers (drums) at the Green Bean on Wednesday.  They’re definitely a lighthearted bunch
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Brooklyn to Greensboro: An Interview with Matt Frye

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetA few weeks ago, Matt Frye played at The Flatiron with Matty Sheets (accompanied by Marshall Owen and Emily Stewart) and Janus 4-14. It was a great show. A few nights later I caught Matt again at Open Mic and he agreed to do an email interview with me for Avant Greensboro. So, without further ado, here’s
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Artistika: Casual Curious, The Brand New Life, and Hammer No More the Fingers

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetThursday nights I do my radio show on WUAG from 7-9PM. Afterwards, I generally go home or back to work, too tired to do anything too extravagant. My radio show is a concert preview show, intended to inform Greensboro of local shows and events. One of the shows I happened to be announcing was at
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An Evening at the Flatiron: Two Very Different Accounts.

Feb 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetThis is a once in a blue moon collaboration of Nathan Lee and Avalon Kenny, who are coming together to tell you about a recent evening involving Summit Avenue’s favorite dive bar, wonderful local music, and too much beer. Nathan: This past Friday I went to The Flatiron with the lovely Avalon Kenny. I had never
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Getting serious with Serious Bangs

Feb 24th, 2012 | By
Serious Bangs

ShareTweetRecently, my friend and fellow AG contributor Keith Warther and I had the pleasure of talking with Serious Bangs, a Greensboro based trio with an awesome sound. Serious Bangs is Katrina Siladi on vocals, Mike Wallace on guitar, and Shaina Malchus on drums. I first saw them open up Greensborofest last fall, and they kicked total
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Slightly Bitter, Slightly Short Valentine’s Post.

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet“Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.” – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind I hate Valentine’s Day. I hate chocolate, flowers, and bullshit like that. I might be the Scrooge of Valentine’s Day. I’m not bitter, by any means. I haven’t been single on Valentine’s Day
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