The Guilfordian

Guilford professor founds first guitar orchestra

Matthew Climingbear, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Across the globe there are numerous musical groups. In the United States there are renowned orchestras such as the United States Choir and the United States Band Orchestra. However, in the summer of 2019, nearing the end of June, the United States Guitar Orchestra (USGO) made its debut as the first of ...

NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

Elijah Aekins, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

The N.C. Folk Festival returned to downtown Greensboro Sept. 6-8, bringing dozens of diverse food vendors and food trucks, a marketplace of hand-crafted goods, storytelling and other family-friendly activities and of course, music.  A wide array of music, covering everything from “Dominican Blues,...

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Alesha Garcia, Guest Writer

September 16, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Greensboro Food Truck Festival was held downtown on Green, Market and Elm Streets, bringing the community out to enjoy various food choices, live music and craft vendors. The food trucks offered many international choices including German, Asian and Mexican cuisine. The fes...

Imagine Dragons awes in ‘Origins’ album

Imagine Dragons awes in ‘Origins’ album

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Friday, Nov. 9, alternative rock band Imagine Dragons dropped their fourth studio album, “Origins,” featuring top tracks “Natural” and “Zero.” Imagine Dragons first appeared prominently in the music world with their single “It’s Time” and with their first album “Night Visions” in 2...

Waterparks rock Greensboro

Waterparks rock Greensboro

Saber Chadili, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Tuesday, November 6th, the band Waterparks performed at Arizona Pete’s in Greensboro.The trio, that consists of singer Awsten Knight, guitarist Geoff Wigington and drummer Otto Wood. formed their band back in their hometown of Houston in 2011. Before the headlining act, opening acts DeWayne Jackson, Nick...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” honors Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody” honors Queen

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

If there is one thing the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” can do, it’s transform a cheerful ballad into something soul-crushing. “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a biographical narrative about the band Queen and the secretive life of its lead singer, Freddie Mercury. The film isn’t perfect. The beginn...

Mt. Joy debuts first album

Mt. Joy debuts first album

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

In March of this year, indie rock band Mt. Joy released its very first full album, titled Mt. Joy. The five-piece band out of Los Angeles, couldn’t have hoped for a better debut. This album pushed straight into the front of the indie rock music scene. Every song on their debut album has a different feel to it. S...

‘Sweetener’ continues to climb charts

‘Sweetener’ continues to climb charts

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Ever since the 2013 release of her first studio album “Yours Truly,” Ariana Grande has made her way to the top of the charts. The singer, songwriter and actress first rose up to fame as a television personality on Nickelodeon and became a household name. Following the release of her albums “My Ev...

“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, returns slightly to the darker vibe of his earlier work. “My Dear Melancholy,” the latest EP he dropped, has fans and critics wondering who broke his heart. The Weeknd is known for his music being dark and sexy. It sounds similar to some of his older projects...