Articles by: Lurphy DePalma

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

Also, the big annual Herb Festival is this weekend at the Farmer’s Market, and much more.

by May 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Soundcheck AVL: The Paper Crowns

Soundcheck AVL: The Paper Crowns

The Paper Crowns stop by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL w/ Caleb Calhoun.

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Travers Brothership stops by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL with Caleb Calhoun.  

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

It’s that weekend, y’all! We’ve got a great roundup of events for you. Read on to find one that’s perfect for you. Thursday, 4/13 Stupid F*cking Bird @ Magnetic 375 Opens Thursday (through Saturday) at 7:30 The award-winning retelling of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull, penned by Aaron Posner, comes to Magnetic. The show is “furiously paced, often hilarious, irreverent, but moving, and song-filled.” Sign us up.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Asheville Field Day & Spring Fling + much more!

VIDEO: Asheville Field Day & Spring Fling + much more!

I don’t know about you, but Field Day was basically one of my top memories of elementary school. If you’re like me, you’re in luck, because this Saturday, you can relive all of your childhood memories—this time with booze—at the Salvage Station with the folks from AVL Sport & Social Club. We talked with the organizers about what to expect.[Read More…]

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Soundcheck AVL: Laura Blackley

Soundcheck AVL: Laura Blackley

Laura Blackley stops by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL w/ Caleb Calhoun.  

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Well Played Board Game Café

VIDEO: Well Played Board Game Café

We’re now a few days past the equinox, and the first weekend of spring is officially here! There are plenty of ways you can celebrate, whether you get outside to enjoy the season or cozy up inside to fend off the chill that’s still lingering in the air. We’ve got all the highlights for you, including the details of our featured[Read More…]

by March 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Soundcheck AVL: Bella’s Bartok

Soundcheck AVL: Bella’s Bartok

On this edition of Soundcheck AVL, Bella’s Bartok stops buy HORSE + HERO in downtown Asheville to hang out with our very own Caleb Calhoun and give us a preview of their upcoming show at the One Stop on 3/24/17. Bella’s Bartok HORSE + HERO Soundcheck AVL Playlist

by March 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Ben Sollee

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee comes by for a chat and some cello music.

by March 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

Don’t forget to set those clocks an hour forward this weekend, y’all! Spring Forward has arrived, and we are springing into this weekend with some amazing events. Here’s the scoop.     Thursday through Saturday Featured Event o’ the Week! Terry Tempest: The Final Interview @ the Magnetic Theatre Thursday–Saturday weekends through March 25 7:30 pm Now in its second weekend, Terry[Read More…]

by March 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Soundcheck AVL: The Jon Stickley Trio

Soundcheck AVL: The Jon Stickley Trio

The Jon Stickley Trio stops by Ashvegas for a Soundcheck with our very own Caleb Calhoun. The Trio plays this Friday at the Grey Eagle.  

by March 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Emma’s Lounge

Soundcheck AVL: Emma’s Lounge

Emma’s Lounge stops by the Ashvegas studio ahead of their Friday night show at the Altamont Theater to join Caleb Calhoun for another edition of Soundcheck AVL.     Learn more about Emma’s Lounge @ emmasloungemusic.com.

by March 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
VIDEO: Bike Love 2017 and Asheville weekend events roundup

VIDEO: Bike Love 2017 and Asheville weekend events roundup

Here’s a quick look at some of what’s happening around town, including Bike Love ’17 and the season opener for the Blue Ridge Roller Girls.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

Drag Queen Bingo, y’all.

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Weekend Roundup of Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Roundup of Events in Asheville

At GritVegas, we wouldn’t actually mind six more weeks of winter since winter kinda wimped out on us this year. Then again, 70 degree days in January are nice. But now it’s February, so who knows what’s coming our way? While you might not be able to control the weather, you can control the level of fun you’re having. We’ve[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

Here’s a look at events coming up this weekend, including the Asheville Fringe Festival.

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

Ready for another wacky weekend in Asheville? We are! Here’s our roundup of what’s happening in town this weekend. Plus, we have a very special guest who will sing to you of the evils of Krampus when you watch our video… Thursday, January 19 The Ghostlight Project @ Magnetic 375 5:30 pm The local chapter of the national Ghostlight Project will[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Billy Strings

VIDEO: Billy Strings

Check out Billy Strings.

by January 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
VIDEO: What to do around Asheville weekend of Jan. 5

VIDEO: What to do around Asheville weekend of Jan. 5

It’s going to be cooold this weekend, Asheville! Beat the chill with our selection of wonderful winter events. Thursday, 1/5 Auditions for Pulse, an Anam Cara Theatre production @ Toy Boat Community Arts Space Thursday + Saturday @ 6 pm Pulse is Anam Cara’s latest original production that opens in February, and you can vie for your spot in the spotlight this weekend at Toy[Read More…]

by January 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
VIDEO: What to do around Asheville on New Year’s Eve weekend 2016

VIDEO: What to do around Asheville on New Year’s Eve weekend 2016

If you’re feeling anything like we are about 2016, you’re ready to wave goodbye and turn over a new page. This New Year’s weekend, we’ve got a list of the hippest and most happening things in the area, which are guaranteed to send you into the future with a bang. We advise you to rest up Thursday and Friday so you can[Read More…]

by December 29, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
VIDEO Things to do in Asheville weekend of Christmas ’16

VIDEO Things to do in Asheville weekend of Christmas ’16

Need to get out of the house? Check out the Spazmatics at the Salvage Station, and more.

by December 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Things to do around Asheville weekend of Dec. 15

Things to do around Asheville weekend of Dec. 15

No matter your flavor of celebration, one thing is undeniable: the holiday season is almost upon us! We’ve got some great events for you this weekend that will help you get in the festive mood, get your shopping done, and chill out before the madness begins! Now, on to the GritVegas Weekend Update… Friday, December 16 Holiday Mingle and Jingle @[Read More…]

by December 15, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville this weekend

VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville this weekend

There’s an irreverent holiday play, and plenty of holiday shopping opportunities, this weekend.

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