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Greensboro Fest 2008

2 Comments 08 Oct, 2008

A few photos from Saturday night’s Greensboro Fest show at the Blind Tiger. For those of you who missed it this was a bad ass four day celebration of local music and good people here in the ‘Boro. Organized by the very dedicated Kemp Stroble of Tiny Meteors fame, Greensboro Fest featured 28 bands in 4 days at 6 different locations.

Music lovers

All shows were free.  Yes, I said free.  And you know what happens when there are tons of good bands playing together for free?  People come out and hear local music!  A whole ton of people, in fact, come out to hear original, locally made music.

This was pure goodness.  Bands benefited, local businesses benefited and certainly all of us benefited. Everyone I talked to had a blast and said they would come out again and pay a cover if it were possible to see groups of bands together like this.

Keep it comin’, Greensboro.  We loved it and we are grateful to all the bands and venues that took part in this fine example of how and why Greensboro rocks

Band photos: (from top) Pinche Gringo, Malamondos, FistFight, Kemp Stroble, Eating the Invaders

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carolyn - who has written 229 posts on Monkeywhale Productions
Carolyn de Berry is a partner, producer and photographer for Monkeywhale Productions. Hailing from Portland, CT Carolyn now lives in Greensboro, NC where she spends much time plotting world domination with her fellow Monkeywhalers, loading and unloading gear, making coffee, copying release forms, shooting b-roll video, and documenting the craziness of the Monkeywhale’s journey with production stills and behind the scenes coverage. A graduate of Guilford College and the Commercial Photography program at RCC, Carolyn is a freelance photographer specializing in landscape, documentary and event photography. More of her work can be seen at carolyndeberry.com
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  1. gso fest was truly a blast. i’m already talking to kemp about recording the music next year.

    there’s nothin’ like free. live. music.

    -sean

  2. Sweeeet. Yay for local music!

    There’s nothin’ like the place for stuff that happens.

    -Carolyn

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