July Shows

Photos by the lovely and talented Traci Arney.

Photos by the lovely and talented Traci Arney.

July 17 | Old Winston Social Club
Songwriter’s Night in Winston Salem
8 to 10 pm

July 21 | EMF Fringe
Free concert on the Guilford College lawn in Greensboo
6 to 8 pm

July 24 | Foothills Brewery
Music in the brewery
8 to 11:30 pm


36th Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Wurlitzer Prize performs Sept. 15 on Saturday from 2 to 3:30 pm.


Streets are closed to traffic to create “avenues” for The Cruisers classic cars, agricultural and craftsmen demonstrations, arts and crafts booths, a farmer’s market, petting zoo,children’s inflatable area, storytelling, festival food vendors and much more!

  • Live music all day on two stages and bluegrass pickin’ in the Front Yard Plaza!
  • At 11:30 am, the popular “Yadkin Idol” competition begins on the Elm Street “stage.”
  • Inside the Cultural Center sneak a peek at the construction of the Willingham Theater, opening November 9th
  • Watch the Yadkin Valley Quilters demonstrating their skills in the classrooms, take in the Juried Show exhibit in the Welborn Gallery, “Eye of the Artist.”

This festival has something for everyone- that’s why we call it the “Granddaddy of Festivals in the Yadkin Valley!”

Click here for INFORMATION

Which is best: Electric or Acoustic. East or West. Blues or Folk.

It’s just what we do in North Carolina: battle over the best. Best BBQ. Best beach. Best mountains. Best music. No apologies, either. It’s what happens when you have a little of the best of everything.

And yes, John Stewart, we eat things stuffed in biscuits. We’re so glad you noticed.

With the Democratic Convention ramping up in Charlotte, and Greensboro City Council approval for a short-term pilot on Food Trucks downtown, we can get back to the basics of life.

Pick your battle this weekend for the first annual East West BBQ Fest hosted in Greensboro, NC.

East West Barbecue Fest September 7 – 9
Music all weekend. Check the calendar here.
Wurlitzer Prize performs Saturday, September 8 at Festival Park, 1 to 2 pm.

Dancing in the Streets

Snapped Saturday at 6th and Trade during the Summer on Trade music series: Possum Jenkins/Wurlitzer Prize extravaganza. Now that the summer series is coming to a close, bring on the Fall Festivals!

The first annual East West BBQ Fest at Festival Park in downtown Greensboro proper, near Center City Park.

Saturday September 8 @ 2 pm

Bring your dancing shoes to Yadkinville for Harvest Festival, hosted by the Yadkin Arts Council. Over 10,000 celebrated Yadkin’s growing arts scene and surrounding wineries.

Saturday, September 15 @ 2 to 3:30 pm

Winston Salem’s Craft Beer Festival: Twin City Taps Saturday August 11

The second Twin City Taps craft beer festival will take place on August 11, 2012. It will feature unlimited sampling from North Carolina craft breweries and will benefit the North Carolina Brewers Guild. Twin City Taps will be held at Ziggy’s, 170 W. 9th Street in downtown Winston-Salem.

3:45pm – 5pm Wurlitzer Prize

For more information, check out the festival Web site at twincitytaps.com