Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Arts & Entertainment Calendar
August 03
15:22 2023


*Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., “Time Out,” Part of Music Carolina’s Summer Fest, this concert will be at Salem College Fine Arts Center, Shirley Retical Hall. Music from Dave Brubeck’s iconic “Time Out” recording “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turke.” Frederico Pivetta, piano; Bob Faub, saxophone; Matt Kendrick, bass; and John Wilson, drums. Tickets: $27 general admission; $10 age 6-18. For tickets, go to

*The annual Gears & guitars returns for its tenth year to Bailey Park with a weekend of free live music to accompany one of the country’s most prestigious cycling events. Aug. 4 will include a drag race-style street sprints down 4th Street and live music from Cracker and Nine Days. On Aug. 5 you can watch pros and amateurs compete on the legendary WS Classic with the evening concert featuring Soul Asylum and Dishwalla. Aug. 6 will have more live music at the Coalpit at Bailey Park on Sunday afternoon. For a full schedule and details, visit

*Aug. 4-6 Stained Glass Theatre presents “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” at The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Ave. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and the Sunday matinee is at 3 p.m. This musical is based on the book by Mark Twain with music and lyrics by Roger Miller. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to


*”Dance Suite for Electric Guitar and Darbuka.” Part of Music Carolina’s Summer Fest, this concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at Piedmont Music Center. Featuring Suite for flute and jazz piano Trio by Claude Bolling. Colin Allured, guitar; Bill Smith, darbuka; Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flute; Federico Pivetta, piano; Matt Kendrick, bass; John Wilson, drums. . Tickets: $27 general admission; $10 age 6-18. For tickets, go to

*The Downtown Jazz Concert on Aug. 11 will feature Jacob Webb with opening act Brandon Robertson. Concerts are held at Corpening Plaza, 237 W. 1st St., from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

*Friday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m. food will be available and 8:30 p.m. film will begin at MUSE Winston-Salem and a/perture cinema’s Flashback Friday! Fun films from the ‘70s and ‘80s will be shown on the a/mobile inflatable screen on the grounds of MUSEws at 226 S. Liberty St. Music presented by the Team Price/Winston-Salem Symphony P.L.A.Y. music program. Food will be available to purchase from Wutyasay food trucks which will offer a specially curated food item for the film, along with Hoots beer. There will be hands-on activities for kids. The Aug. 11 film will be “Dirty Dancing.” This is a free event. Guests should bring their own lawn chairs. In the event of rain, the film will be moved inside of MUSE.

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