Posts Tagged ‘ matty sheets ’

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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An Evening at the Flatiron: Two Very Different Accounts.

Feb 24th, 2012 | By
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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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10 Tips for Open Mic Performers.

Feb 10th, 2012 | By
Matty Sheets hosts Open Mic

ShareTweetHere’s just a few things that may or may not help your next open mic performance.  I’m no expert, by any means, but I have hosted an open mic here in Greensboro for almost 10 years.  I’ve seen the best and the worst performances from the best and the worst performers, and I loved them all.
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Divided We Stand, United With Power

Feb 7th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweetPeople are standing up all over the world.  We are not satisfied.  We have a commonality in that.   Other commonalities?  Well, a lot of us would like to see world peace, we all like food, we want to be loved, and a lot of us would like to be able to go see a
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First of all, I know smoking is stupid.

Jan 30th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet  You don’t have to tell me. It’s stupid. Probably the most stupid thing I’ve ever done. Most stupid? Stupidest? Both. Now that everyone knows how stupid smoking is, and the only place us stupid smokers can still light up is outside, I have some grievances. First of all, smoking outside makes me lie a lot.
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Occupy Greensboro Art Fest, Part 2

Jan 20th, 2012 | By
Tom Grant

ShareTweetOn Friday I woke up quick at about noon, just thought that I had to be at Art Fest soon. It was the 13th, and Occupy Greensboro was closing its three-day Art Fest with a hootenanny at Glenwood Coffee & Books, the most radical bookstore South of Lee St. There were arts, crafts, books chocolate
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Open Mic: A Greensboro Ritual

Jan 13th, 2012 | By
Matty Sheets

ShareTweetThe Flatiron’s Open Mic night has become a staple in my week. Every Tuesday, I find myself sitting at the bar, listening to the people who come to showcase their talent (or lack thereof, in some rare cases). Through Open Mic, I have gotten to know the ‘regulars’ and have even become one myself. The
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The Blue Door: Matty Sheets and the Blockheads

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By
Matty Sheets at the Blue Door

ShareTweetLaila Nur is one of the coolest, genuinely nicest people I’ve met. I had the opportunity of playing a show with her in July and she is an extremely talented folk musician. She also donates her house as a performance space called the Blue Door. It is a cozy, comfortable basement with Christmas lights and
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The Blue Door presents: Geeks & Azwholez and The Blockheads, 11/26

Nov 21st, 2011 | By
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ShareTweet  I love it when new places to play pop up in Greensboro, from the impressive new Blind Tiger to the place we will be performing this Saturday night – The Blue Door.  There’s just something cool about playing a small, intimate house show. Geeks & Azwholez will perform their “future of hip hop” stylings, and The
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Monkeywhale On A Reel

Nov 16th, 2011 | By
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ShareTweetGreensboro houses many talented artists.  There are countless original bands, photographers, visual artists, and film makers.  One of these film makers, Harvey K. Robinson, has a message to go along with his films: Save the Monkeywhale. I first met Harvey when he was a bartender at the Flatiron, a local downtown dive.  I was drinking.
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