Dogwood March: Village Tricycle | Laila Nur | Emily Stewart & The Baby Teeth

Mar 26th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet Monthly Dogwood gatherings are always the tops [including their taps, yum!]

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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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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Tommy Flake at The Flat Iron, March 10, 2012

Mar 12th, 2012 | By
Randy Seals aka Tommy Flake

ShareTweetOne of the things that seems to have gone missing from the current machine-generated crap referred to these days as “pop music” is edginess. Edginess has been a part of rock and roll since the earliest days of the genre. Elvis Presley was edgy back in the day – taking chances with things considered totally
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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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The Stars Explode

Mar 5th, 2012 | By
The Stars Explode

ShareTweet I ventured out to Chapel Hill to see the CD release party of a new Mitch Easter produced band, The Stars Explode, on Saturday. West End Public is a smallish space whose purpose was originally as an event space for weddings, etc. This night it held the CD release party. The crowd was a
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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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