Truliant Presents: Triad Area Events in August

August offers a variety of interesting and exciting events for families to experience in and around the Triad. Here are some of the top offerings:

Riders in the Sky
Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro
Aug. 4, 8 p.m.
Tickets $15-$55
For more than 40 years, Riders in the Sky have been reviving and revitalizing Western music that was popularized by Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. 

Christina Vane
The Reeves Theater and Café, Elkin
Aug. 4, 8 p.m.
Tickets $20-$25
Christina Vane, who is fluent in four languages, grew up in England, France and Italy. She is powered by her signature take on blues and rock. 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance

Aug. 11-20, Various times
Tickets $19-$21
With music written by Andrew Lloyd Weber, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a reimagining of the biblical story of Joseph. With more than 50 years of performances in over 80 countries, Joseph is one of the most enduring musicals of all time. 

Yoga Retreat
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, Kernersville
Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tickets $50
Join Twisted Warriors Yoga for a one-day yoga retreat. Unwind and heal in a beautiful garden space with instructors Ashley Price and Kaitlin Herzog. 

Motown Classics with Silk Groove Revue
The Reeves Theater and Café, Elkin
Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
Tickets $20
Silk Groove Revue takes audiences on a journey through the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s and today. They re-create classic vocal harmonies, high-energy choreography and the impressive showmanship of The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Stylistics, The Manhattans and many more. 

Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA
Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro
Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
Tickets starting at $29.50
Founded in Sweden in 1995, Arrival from Sweden has become one of the most popular ABBA show bands. They have toured more than 70 countries, featuring authentic costumes and your favorite songs. 

Elijah Rosario & More in the Crown
Carolina Theatre, Greensboro
Aug. 19, 8 p.m.
Tickets $10-$15
Elijah Rosario, an urban-pop artist, will be highlighting his current project, “Discovery After Death.” The concert will be a multi-genre show that includes R&B, pop, hip-hop and rock n’ roll from talented North Carolina artists and bands. 

Gerardo Ortiz + El Yaki: Dijimos Tranquilito Tour
Greensboro Coliseum
Aug. 19, 8 p.m.
Tickets starting at $50
Gerardo Ortiz is an American-Mexican singer and songwriter who has received multiple music awards. El Yaki is a popular Mexican regional music artist who rose to fame as a member of the band Banda El Recodo. 

Bill Maher: Live on Stage
Bojangles Entertainment Complex, Charlotte
Aug. 19, 8 p.m.
Tickets starting at $45
Get ready for an evening of thought-provoking political commentary and sharp humor. Known for insightful and controversial opinions on current events, Maher has been entertaining audiences for decades with his witty and incisive humor. 

Doc at 100: A Doc Watson Tribute Concert
Blue Ridge Music Center, Galax, Va.
Aug. 19, 7 p.m.
Tickets $25-$30
Hosted by author Ted Olson, “Doc at 100” is a celebration of the life and legacy of Doc Watson by artists who toured and performed with Doc. The artists include T. Michael Coleman, Jack Lawrence, Wayne Henderson and Jack Hinshelwood. 

Smartphone Photography Class: Among the Late Summer Blooms
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, Kernersville
Aug. 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Tickets $59
Experience the sights and smells of the garden in late summer through the lens of your smartphone camera. Elizabeth Larson will teach you about proper lighting, composition, exposure and selecting apps. 

Family Fun Day in the Historical Park
High Point Museum
Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy the last few days of summer with a picnic in the park, historic games, sidewalk chalk, hula hoops and more. 

Guns N’ Roses: North America 2023 Tour
Spectrum Center, Charlotte
Aug. 29, 6 p.m.
Tickets start at $79
This is the first Guns N’ Roses tour in North America since their tour in 2021. 


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