Featured photo: Unheard Project performs at the Carolina Theater in Greensboro on April 29.
Our March roundup of live music events did so well, we decided to make this a regular thing! We’ve also included some more venues thanks to suggestions from our awesome readers, who make it possible to do the work we do. Take a look at what’s happening musically this month in the Triad, and follow the links for additional events and information.
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts (300 N. Elm St.)
- Trio Zimbalist is recognized for its “precision and feverish intensity” and is composed of violinist Josef Špaček, cellist Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrin and pianist George Xiaoyuan Fu. Catch them on April 15 at 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets at tangercenter.com.
- On April 28 at 8 p.m., singer/songwriter and pianist Ben Folds performs a set of original songs.
Carolina Theatre (310 S. Greene St)
- The UNCG PopTech program is pleased to announce its first-ever end of year showcase concert featuring original works from students in UNCG’s popular music and technology program, including playback beats to videos. April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
- Unheard Project GSO, a collective of gospel, jazz, funk, rock, Latin, and R&B musicians teams up with singer/songwriter Maia Kamil for a one-of-a-kind collaboration April 29 at 8 p.m.
Center City Park (200 N. Elm St.)
- The Strange Fruit Music Festival, named after the controversial Billie Holiday song, features live music performances by local BIPOC artists, including a Nina Simone tribute by Yolanda Rabun. April 15 at 12 p.m. More information here.
Flat Iron (221 Summit Ave.)
- According to the website, Condado draws inspiration from the northeast emo and punk scenes through “distinct rhythmic focus/playfulness, punchy and driving percussion, thick guitar riffs and roaring bass lines.” They’ll be joined by rock bands Monsoon and Housewife April 16 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30.
- Tumbao performs April 28 at 9 p.m. The Latin fusion band blends salsa, cumbia and other upbeat genres to create a high-energy mix suitable for any listener. They’ll be joined by Africa Unplugged and DJ Brydecisive. Doors open at 8. More info here.
Stock + Grain (275 N. Elm St.)
Ziggy’s, a Triad-based live music and events promoter, is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Stock + Grain to bring family-friendly live music performances each Wednesday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The project, called Ziggy’s Stages at Stock + Grain, creates two stages in the venue to entertain guests both indoors and outdoors. Shows include:
- James Vincent Carroll April 11 at 7 p.m. There’s no cover charge for this kickoff party!
- Zack Brock & Good Intentions April 14 at 8 p.m.
- Brother Pearl April 20 at 7 p.m.
- Pure Fiyah Reggae Band April 21 at 8 p.m.
- The Chain- Fleetwood Mac Tribute April 22 at 8 p.m.
- Litz April 28 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Road Brewing Company (1105 E. Mountain St.)
- Old-fashioned country band Huckleberry Shyne makes their debut at Gypsy Road April 28 at 7 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
SECCA (750 Marguerite Ave.)
- SECCA’s House Hangs series elevates social gatherings with dinner by local chefs, music by local DJs and cocktails from SECCA. April 28 at 5 p.m. Find more information at secca.org.
The Ramkat (170 W. 9th St.)
- Winston-Salem musician Tyler Nail takes the stage with special guest Rainy Eyes April 12 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7. More info here.
- According to their Instagram, Carolina Twine is a duo of “Stokes-grown country folk.” They’ll be at the Ramkat April 18 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30.
- Vanessa Collier plans to keep it saxy April 22 at 8 p.m. The multi-instrumentalist shines on the saxophone creating funk, soul and rock sounds. Doors open at 7.
Monstercade (204 W. Acadia Ave.)
- Primordial Tides, Reflect//Refine, Death Nebula and Impersona are taking over April 16 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8.
- This Charlotte showcase on April 23 at 9 p.m. includes Queen City-based bands American Theory and Seneca Burns. Doors open at 8.
Wise Man Brewing (826 Angelo Bros Ave.)
- National touring band Dangermuffin will join Wise Man Brewing for their Spring Jam April 15 at 3 p.m. According to the event page on Facebook, Dangermuffin has “consistently shattered all categorizations” from jamband to acoustic folk.
- Beast Night on April 28 at 8 p.m. includes three one-night-only bands, each paying tribute to an animal through covers of bands named after them. Chuck Folds performs a set of Three Dog Night classics, Kate Evans tackles Gov’t Mule’s discography Dan Dockery’s got a set of tunes by the Byrds up his sleeve.
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