What’s Happening this Weekened?

Star Wars @ Triad Park Amphitheater (Kernersville)
Movie_Web

Invite your friends, neighbors and co workers to the Summit Movie Night sponsored by The Summit Church where we will be showing Star Wars. Use this fun evening as a way to spend time with your friends and introduce them to The Summit. Food Trucks and activities start at 6:30pm and movie starts at dusk (around 8:45pm).

Jul 10 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
9652 East Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
Come and enjoy the blockbuster film outside on the big screen!
Free admission / 336.769.1966
Presented by The Summit Church (Kernersville)

http://www.thesummitchurch.net/events

Into The WoodsintowoodsWEB

Into the Woods – Presented by The Drama Center of City Arts

The Drama Center presents Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods as its annual Broadway Show for Greensboro’s summer musical. The show features well known fairy tale characters in this comic yet dark musical, as well as Sondheim’s memorable and haunting tunes. The show includes 33 talented local actors of all ages, and provides an entertaining time for everyone. Shows are from July 10 – 12 and then from July 16-19. Shows on Fridays and Saturdays will be at 7 PM. 2:00 PM matinees will run on Sunday 12th , Saturday 18th and Sunday the 19th . All shows will be performed at the Weaver Academy Theatre, 300 South Spring Street in downtown Greensboro. Take advantage of our special price of $5 per person for the 7PM show on Thursday, July 16! All other performances will be $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.thedramacenter.com, or by calling the box office at 336-335-6426. The City of Greensboro works in partnership with the community to build an increased quality of life for all residents by fostering an environment where inclusion, diversity, and trust are valued. As the seventh largest employer in Greensboro, the City has a dedicated professional staff of 2,700 employees, who maintain four core values of honesty, integrity, stewardship, and respect. The City of Greensboro is governed by a council-manager form of government where a mayor and eight council members act as the legislative body.

Price: $5 – $15
July 16- all tickets are $5. Other shows – $12 for students & seniors; $15 for adults


Winston-Salem Dash vs. Potomac Nationals – w/ Postgame Fireworks

dashcover

The Winston-Salem Dash play at beautiful BB&T Ballpark, and all fans in attendance will enjoy the best family-friendly entertainment in the Triad! 7:00 PM Friday Jul 10, 2015

Tickets range from $8 to $16, and you can purchase tickets at www.wsdash.com


Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

musicinthepark

MUSEP this Sunday, July 12, is going to be at the beautiful Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. We will kick off at 6 pm The Radicals with Lisa Dames starts at (Contemporary Country) Carolina Coalmine starts at 7:15 pm (Country, Southern Rock)
We can’t wait to see you this Sunday!

Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park Concert Series provides free concerts every sunday from June through August in local parks in Greensboro.

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/musepgso


Justin Leonjustinleon

Show Details
Ticket Price: $8.00
Door Time: 7:00 PM
Show Type: Comedy
Restrictions: 16 & over
Justin Leon is a well-respected Kansas City Comic who has truly made a name for himself. Justin has spent the last 11 years traveling across the country perfecting his stand-up comedy. Justin’s comedy translates both nationally and internationally allowing him to perform in the top comedy clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has been fortunate enough to recently return from the Middle East where he co-headlined the Red, White, & A Little Bluer Tour; a tour dedicated to the U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Justin is a co-star in the 2012 independent film, Rhino, which is now showing at film festivals all across the United States. Most recently, Justin was a semifinalist in the prestigious Seattle International Comedy.lglogo
TICKET PRICES – $5 on Thursdays, $8 on Fridays and $10 on Saturdays. Tickets are purchased at the door, but we suggest you call 336-608-2270 for reserving a table. (Please Note that these prices are subject to change if it’s a SPECIAL EVENT.)
SPECIAL EVENTS – For Special Events, your tickets are your reservations and its first come first serve seating so be sure to get there early!
RESERVING A TABLE – Call 336-608-2270. Please state how many people are in your group. Your reserved table will be held up to 5 min before show time. After that it will be turned over to the next patrons in line. Please be on time.
DOOR TIMES & SHOW TIMES – show times are 9pm on Thursdays, 8pm & 10 pm on Friday & Saturday. Doors open @ 8:30 on Thursday. Doors open @ 7:00 on Friday and Saturday for the 8pm show. Doors open at 9:30 for the 10 pm show.


Unknown Hinson – Luxuriant Sedans

unknownhinson

8:00 PM Friday Jul 10, 2015

The UNtold Story of Unknown. While singing his own hilariously politically incorrect songs, Unknown Hinson plays guitar in a style incendiary enough to have Satan himself reaching for the antiperspirant. But don’t dismiss him as a novelty act. He’s one hell of a talent and has the music to prove it!

Looking somewhat like Dracula’s nasty little brother who spent some hard years drinking and working as a carnival barker for a second-rate freak show, Unknown Hinson translates that vibe to his style of country and western-tinged psychobilly. The band is now touring nationwide, wowing audiences with outrageous and campy, white-trash persona and freewheeling, sleazy tone.

Hinson’s most recent CD release, “Live and Undead”, melds weepy twang, searing guitar riffs and lyrics that speak of love-gone-bad. Recorded at a sold-out show, an enthusiastic honky tonk crowd sings along with the King on every song. Raucous, theatrical and over-the-top, Unknown Hinson isn’t just for the trailer park set anymore!

Unknown is gaining international notoriety in the 14-34 demographic as the voice of lead character “Early Cuyler” in the popular show from Cartoon Network – “Squidbillies”. The first four seasons were so well-received that an immediate green light was given to future seasons. Check website for dates and time slots.

http://www.adultswim.com/shows/squidbillies/

Unknown Hinson is an international winner in the Independent Music Awards for his alternative Country track “Torture Town” from the album “Target Practice”.

http://www.musiciansatlas.com/

Unknown Hinson is also a featured artist for Reverend Guitars, representing them in many issues of Guitar Player magazine. A signature Unknown Hinson guitar is currently part of Reverend’s celebrity instrument lineup. Full page interviews and photos of Unknown are in March and April 2012 issues of Guitar Player, and on guitarplayer.comwww.reverendguitars.com

Upon his first performance at Rockabilly Revival, an annual festival in Austin, Tx, Rockabilly Magazine named Unknown Hinson as their “Find of the Year” www.rockabillymagazine.com

Check out YouTube for thousands of videos from various sources featuring the King of Country Western Troubadours.www.youtube.com/unknownhinson

Live interviews with Unknown Hinson along with his music are broadcast nationally on XM Radio’s National Lampoon channel. (XM 154 along with FM radio partners). http://www.nationallampoonradio.com/

Ziggy’s Music Hall
170 W 9th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

What’s Happening this month?

The Tenth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 6

winefest

Salute! NC will be held on Saturday, June 6 in downtown Winston-Salem. More than 30 wineries and vineyards from around the state will be participating. You can purchase your tickets in advance!

There are several outlets where you can buy tickets: online at http://www.SaluteNCwine.com, at any area Lowes Foods, select BB&T Forsyth County branches, Total Wine Stores in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, City Beverage and Whole Foods. For more information visit online at http://www.salutencwine.com.


 

The Downtown Summer Music Series starts next week.

musicseriesws

The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership’s Summer Music Series kicks off week with Downtown Jazz. Summer On Trade will start the following week.

Downtown Jazz will be June 12 and 26, July 10 and 24 and August 14 and 28. Summer on Trade will be June 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18 and 25. August 1, 8, 15, 22, 26 and September 5.

For a list of performers look for details in your local media outlets for information about Summer Music events, in the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership Summer Music Web site http://www.dwsp.org/music


 

Find Your Spring and Summer Festival

festival-logo

The spring and summer festival season in the Piedmont Triad and Western North Carolina are here. Nearly every weekend between now until September will see a street festival of some kind, somewhere. Most of them are within a day’s drive of Winston-Salem, here in North Carolina, and in Virginia.

There is an informative Web site that is dedicated to the festivals in North Carolina http://festivalsandevents.com/festival.php?state=NC and have a ball plowing through it, finding all the festivals you might want to explore. Follow the other links to festivals just across the border in Virginia. All are worth a quick day trip in this warm season


 

Twelfth Annual Texas Pete Twin City RibFest June 11 – 14 in downtown Winston-Salem

twincityribfest2015

The Texas Pete Twin City RibFest, a four-day food festival will be downtown at 500 North Marshall Street (on the corner of North Marshall and Fifth Streets) in Winston-Salem. The festival will be held Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14. There will be nationally known ribbers at the event, including Pigfoot (OH), Carolina Rib King (SC), Big Boned BBQ (TN), Poor Piggys (NC), Florida Skin and Bones (FL), Jack on the Bone (OH), Porky Chicks (AR) and The Texas Smokehouse (TX).

The festival will also include performance stages with local music acts. Admission is only $7 for adults, and there are several ticket packages if you plan on bringing your crew. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Parking and other details are available on their Web site. For more information visit http://twincityribfest.com

2015 Ride 4 Our Kids

2015 Ride 4 Our Kids. Saturday June 6, 2015. Benefit Motorcycle Ride for Kids of Childhood Cancer Foundation.

cchc2015

Click on picture to Enlarge Poster for download.

Ride Begins at Smokin’ Harley-Davidson. Registration: 9-10:30 am Kickstands up: 10:30 am. Help support kids with cancer on Brenner’s Pediatric Oncology ward. Please join us for music, food, prize raffle, face painting and fun following the ride. For more information or to register online, visit www.ride4ourkids.org or call Sarah at 336-337-9792.

3441 Myer Lee Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Links: www.ride4ourkids.org | www.smokinharley.com | www.raypublishing.org

THE TRIAD’S BEST 2015

triadsbest2015

 

Let’s get one thing out of the way before you devour the Yes! Weekly 2015 Best Of the Triad issue: We wouldn’t be able to honor the stellar people, growing businesses, exceptional services and elegant bathrooms without your help. The Triad is exploding with creativity and innovation, and honoring these leaders would not be possible without the support from all of you, the readers of Yes! Weekly.

Tallying up the votes, connecting with business owners, engaging with readers… this is all part of what makes us jubilant when compiling the data that allows us to build this issue. We can’t thank you enough for participating, and we certainly can’t thank you enough for investing your time, money, and energy into the most exciting locations in North Carolina.

Hopefully you’re sitting with a cocktail made by the Triad’s best bartender, or eating a meal prepared at one of the area’s best restaurants, or twirling your hair that was recently styled at the best salon, but either way, we are appreciative that you’re spending your time learning about all the things that make Triad the best place to live. Cheers to the winners and the runners-up, and a special toast to the businesses who did not make the list, but who also keep the vibrant energy palpable.

See the list of the winners at Yes! Weekly website: http://yesweekly.com/article-19770-the-triads-best-2015.html

WBFJ-Your Family Station Events Calendar

wbfjcover

WBFJ Calendar Events

Events Calendar: www.wbfj.fm/calendar

About WBFJ

WBFJ is a listener supported, family friendly Contemporary Christian Radio station serving the Triad area of North Carolina on the follwing frequencies and online atwww.wbfj.fm

89.3 Winston-Salem
103.5 Greensboro
102.7 Archdale/Trinity
101.3 North Wilkesboro
104.9 Pilot Mt.
103.1 Mount Airy
101.3 Salisbury

WBFJ Website: www.wbfj.fm

Winter Jam Tour 2015

Winter Jam Tour 2015 Spectacular

WBFJ welcomes WINTER JAM back to the Triad on February 14th at the Greensboro Coliseum.

He must become greater and greater; I must become less and less. JOHN 3:30 NLTWJ2015

Official Website- http://2015.jamtour.com/shows/greensboro-nc

Winter Jam Website- http://2015.jamtour.com/

WBFJ Your Family Station Website – www.wbfj.fm

Back@Ya January 30th Johnny&Junes Winston-Salem NC

Bak At Ya

back at ya

Playing a variety of music from New Country, Old Country, Classic & Southern Rock and when the circumstances call for it, Hard Rock and Rap!!!

Band Members

  • Rodney Williams
  • Paul Benninger
  • Tom Kincaid
  • Michael Dunn
  • Tony Sealey

Upcoming shows-
Jan 30th Johnny&Junes Winston/Salem NC – www.facebook.com/johnnynjunes
Feb 6th Top of the Rock Lexington NC
Feb 7th Legends King NC
Feb 14th Southern Roadhouse Rockingham NC
FEB 20th-21st Riders in the Country Randleman NC
FEB 28th Arizona Pete’s

Bac@ya on Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/bakatyaband

Bac@ya on Reverbnation-http://www.reverbnation.com/bakatya

FOX 8/OLD DOMINION HOLIDAY CONCERT 2014

wghp_holiday-concerts

Holiday Concert Schedule

  • LJVM Coliseum Winston-Salem, NC
    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:30pm
  • Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, NC
    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 5:00pm
  • Williams High School Burlington, NC
    Friday December 19, 2014

The Holiday Concerts sponsored by FOX8 and Old Dominion Freight Line have provided The Salvation Army with food to help feed those in need. Millions of cans of food have been collected since 1987. This is the 27th year for the Greensboro concert, the 25th year for the Winston-Salem concert and the 8th year for the Burlington concert. In total, we have collected 6.7 million cans for families across the Piedmont.

This is the largest and most important food raising event of the year for The Salvation Army. Last year, over 20,000 people where served.

Annually, over 17,000 people attend the concerts. In 2013, we collected over 468,000 cans of food with 30 companies participating in the Holiday Food Drive.

food-driveFor years, the Holiday Concerts have been held at the Greensboro Coliseum, Lawrence Joel Veteran Memorial and in Burlington and are a proven tradition offering quality holiday entertainment. The Concerts invite families to attend an evening of music provided by the Greensboro and Winston Salem Symphony’s. The “cost” to attend is a can of food.

In recent years, the need in the TRIAD has exceeded the cans collections at the concerts. That is why FOX8, Old Dominion Freight Line and The Salvation Army are reaching out to local businesses to participate in an eight week campaign culminating with the Concerts (Winston-Salem: December 13, Greensboro: December 14, Burlington: December 19).

Winston-Salem Symphony
Winston-Salem Youth Chorus
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
FOX8 anchors Neill McNeill and Katie Nordeen

NeillMcNeillKatieNordeen

Join FOX8 news anchors for a fun concert featuring festive holiday favorites. Includes a carol sing-along sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Parking and concert are FREE with a donation of canned food or non-perishable food items, which will be distributed to Salvation Army Food Banks throughout the Piedmont.

For more information please visit www.triadholidayfooddrive.com

Joel Osteen ‘A Night of Hope’ event comes to Greensboro

Joel Osteen ‘A Night of Hope’ event comes to Greensboro. Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

What’s Happening Events and Concerts for October

Halloween at BB&T BallPark with The Dash and Peppercorn Theater in October

Field_of_Fears

Come out this October to see the BB&T Ballpark “Field of Fears,” a special event for the entire family. Activities include making your own scarecrow,hayrides, mazes and “face your fears” exhibits. A “dark room” will be set up for kids 12 and older.

Pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and decorate it right at the ballpark. There is something for the entire family. The promotion runs from October 16-9, 23-26 and 30-31. For times and more information,please go to http://www.wsdash.com

The Winston-Salem Dash and Peppercorn Theatre will present a new special event, Field of Fears – A Fall Festival for All Ages, for 10 days in October at BB&T Ballpark. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in various Halloween-themed family activities at the home of the Winston-Salem Dash.

This special event features a “Face Your Fears Walk,” where participants of all ages will interact with exhibits to conquer their fears. These experiences will consist of live reptiles, bugs, clowns, dogs and much more. In addition to the “Face Your Fears Walk,” Field of Fears will include hay rides, a spider web maze and Dash inflatables. Attendees can also build scarecrows and decorate pumpkins.

Field of Fears will begin on Thursday, October 16, and will be open every Thursday through Sunday until Halloween. The full schedule, which includes the hours of operation, is available below:

Thursday, October 16: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, October 17: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, October 18: 12-9 p.m.
Sunday, October 19: 1-5 p.m.
Thursday, October 23: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, October 24: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, October 25: 12-9 p.m.
Sunday, October 26: 1-5 p.m.
Thursday, October 30: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, October 31: 4-9 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now, and you can purchase your tickets online here or by calling (336) 714-2287. Admission is $11 if purchased in advance or $14 when making day-of purchases, while children two and under can attend for free. These prices already include the North Carolina Entertainment Tax, but processing fees may apply. Parking is free for all 10 dates. Food, beverages, pumpkins and scarecrows will be available for purchase.

For more information on Field of Fears or the Dash’s 2015 season, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com. Peppercorn Children’s Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit organization that showcases emerging professional artists and produces original theatre works to introduce live performance art to the families of Winston-Salem and surrounding communities. To learn more, please call (336) 745-0853 or visit www.peppercorntheatre.org.

_____________________________________________________________________________

31st Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival – Saturday, October 25 

33

Let’s Celebrate! Lexington and Davidson County residents can once again look forward to everybody’s favorite NC specialty. The 31st Annual Barbecue Festival is set for Saturday, October 25 in Uptown Lexington.

texas-pete-logo

The month of October has been declared Barbecue Month,a month full of activities including the Tour de Pig Cycling event, 5K Hawg Run, Pepsi Pig Tale Writing Competition, Golf Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Hawg Shoot Air Rifle Tournament, and many other exciting events For more information,  email info@barbecuefestival.com or visit the website http://www.barbecuefestival.com

_____________________________________________________________________________

wbfj_welogo_small

WBFJ CONCERTSAaronShustAaron Shust

Reynolda Church
Date: Oct 28 2014
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: 2200 Reynolda Road – Winston-Salem  Get Directions
It’s Free / Love Offering
(336) 721-1560

Listen to Aaron Shust @ Spotify https://play.spotify.com/artist/0oM8RWZXhJYSnzGdepP7fM

_____________________________________________________________________________

rock92logo

ROCK 92 CONCERTS

motleycrue

Motley Crue

with Alice Cooper
October 22nd, 2014
Greensboro Coliseum
Get Tickets
paul-mccartney

Paul McCartney

Ocotber 30, 2014
Greensboro Coliseum
Get Tickets
coatsforkids