Hurricane Relief Via Beers & Vinyl

Nov 5th, 2012 | By
Hurricane damage

ShareTweetThe loudest city in North Carolina has heart. Max Benbassat, founder of Campaign For a Better Greensboro (CFBG), used to call Queens, NY home. After Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast, Max decided to donate 25% of all beer & record sales to a relief effort made by In Good Company. The donations will be used to help
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GPAC Charrette – What’s Your 2 Cents?

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By
GPAC locations

ShareTweetEven though it won’t help the city pay for the controversial $60mil Greensboro Performing Arts Center, the GPAC task force wants Greensboro’s 2¢ about the proposed venue.  It is hosting a charrette – sort of like a forum for the community to get together and talk about construction and architecture projects. There have already been
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CFBG’s Summer Music Series

Jun 5th, 2012 | By
CFBGs record store

ShareTweetThis is more than slightly exciting, fellow GSO residents. This is badass. CFBG (Campaign For a Better Greensboro) is hosting a series of summer music shows, starting June 6th. Yes. Greensboro’s favorite vinyl hot spot is going to be your new favorite Wednesday night hot spot. This Wednesday, June 6th, DJ Bonzani, Harley Lyles, and
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Lazy Cat Benefit Round II

May 11th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet A dear friend and fellow artist is in need of surgery…. which he’ll now be getting thanks to the wonderful folks who either invested their time or donated cash to help an artist and strengthen our community. It all went down Wednesday night at the Green Bean. The man of the hour, Chris Lubinski, created
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Avant on Air

May 10th, 2012 | By
Avant On Air

ShareTweetTonight marks the first night of Avant on Air, Avant Greensboro’s radio counterpart. It’ll be on WUAG from 7-9PM and this will be a regular occurrence. This week, it’ll be me (Avalon), Rae, Katei, and Keith spinnin’ tunes and talking to you about issues, music, and more happenings in Greensboro. Tonight’s featured guests are Ed
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Why I am Against Amendment One

May 2nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetMay 8th is less than a week away, and the streets of Greensboro are lined by blue “Vote against the Amendment” signs. Although there is still the occasional “For Amendment One” sign at the side of the road, I find it hard to believe the “supporters” of the amendment actually understand what it is truly
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This weekend at CFBG’s!

Apr 26th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetSome people may remember Hope For Agoldensummer from last October’s CoHill Fest (in the neighborhood of College Hill, of course) along with their countless other Greensboro shows. The band is comprised of two sisters – Paige and Claire Campbell – who make beautiful, folky tunes. The girls harmonize together to make angelic, almost ethereal sounds
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Events : April 26 – May 3

Apr 26th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetPlease add your shows in the comments! We’ll edit this with more shows as the week progresses. THURS APRIL 26 -Perpetual Groove @ The Blind Tiger, 9pm FRI APRIL 27 -The Old One-Two and The Village Tricycle @ The Dogwood Brewery, 10:30pm -The Brand New Life @ The Green Bean, 8pm -Hope For agoldensummer and
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Events : April 19 – 28

Apr 21st, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTHURS APRIL 19 -Dark Water Rising, Small Houses, and Deonte Goodman @ The Green Bean, 7pm FRI APRIL 20 -WUAG and Electrofunk Fridays present: an evening with Bootz Durango @ Artistika Nightclub, 10pm -Keller Williams @ The Blind Tiger, 9pm SAT APRIL 21 -Triad College Music Festival with The Old One-Two, J Cole, and more @
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Rewards and Deals at CFBG for Record Store Day

Apr 20th, 2012 | By
Bonney Prince Jack at Artistika

ShareTweetThe good folks at CFBG have announced several Record Store Day exclusive release guarantees plus several exciting giveaways for folks who hit their shop on Chapman this Saturday from 11am until 9pm. “It’s gonna be a great day and we look forward to seeing each and every one of you. This is all about supporting
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