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Asheville Music Weekend: Earth Day at Straightaway Cafe, Toubab returns, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Earth Day at Straightaway Cafe, Toubab returns, more

Toubab Krewe plays two nights at the Ellington Underground in celebration of a long-awaited third album.

by April 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: SIYAH talks AVL hip-hop, more

Asheville Music Weekend: SIYAH talks AVL hip-hop, more

Also, check out the Travers Sunday Jam at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain.

by April 13, 2018 2 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Music Video Asheville 2018 announces selections for April 25 event

Music Video Asheville 2018 announces selections for April 25 event

A panel of judges narrowed a field of 86 submissions down to 27 music videos that will be up for awards this year.

by April 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Ashley Heath, Chuck Lichtenberger, Papadosio

Asheville Music Weekend: Ashley Heath, Chuck Lichtenberger, Papadosio

Also The Meadow, the outdoor venue at Highland Brewing, opens this weekend with a full slate of music.

WIN TIX to Songsmith Gathering feat. The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, more

WIN TIX to Songsmith Gathering feat. The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, more

Other performers include: Beth Wood, Darrell Scott, Aaron Burdett, Sarah Siskind, Mia Rose Lynne and Clint Roberts.

by April 4, 2018 28 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Sister Ivy, Emma’s Lounge, Alive Poets Society, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Sister Ivy, Emma’s Lounge, Alive Poets Society, more

Every month, the Alive Poets Society aims to empower others in the community to come out and read their writing.

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: With Max Gross Weight, a bluegrass picker turns to rock

VIDEO: With Max Gross Weight, a bluegrass picker turns to rock

Max Gross Weight, a rock trio that includes Bradley J. Carter, Dakota Waddell and Cody Britton, plans to issue a new EP this summer.

by March 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Temptation’s Wings, Dissent and Horseflesh will be in the spotlight at the Grey Eagle on Sunday.

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

The Jon Stickley Trio’s show this weekend is their first local gig featuring a band’s new drummer, Hunter Deacon.

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Insane Clown Posse/ photo by David Simchock

Insane Clown Posse at the Salvage Station in Asheville: Faygo, face paint and catharsis

I crash to the ground and bounce up, elbows in, shoulders out, and dive back into the mosh pit.

by March 13, 2018 18 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

The Paper Crowns have been playing together for nearly a decade, and when you listen to them, you begin to understand why longevity matters.

by March 8, 2018 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

It’s shaping up to be another great weekend on the Asheville music scene.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, Greg Brown, Beth Wood, Darrell Scott and Aaron Burdett is just some of the songwriting talent that will be on stage for the event.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

For Josh Foster, his love of metal music is part performance art and part therapy session.

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville songstress Jane Kramer and Glasgow songwriter Andy Lucas in May 2017 working out the recording of their duet, "Valentine," written by Lucas./ photo by Jason Sandford

From Asheville to Glasgow, songwriters connect for ‘Valentine’

Two songwriters half a world apart collaborated on a heartrending “Valentine.”

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers talks about the band’s path from breaking into bluegrass circles to crafting one of its biggest local shows, set for Saturday at ExploreAsheville Arena.

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi/ photo by Greg Logan

With resonance and power, Tedeschi Trucks Band dazzles in Asheville winter warm-up

The Tedeschi Trucks Band: gritty and gospel, technically superb and mindfully magic.

by January 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

More music news includes updates on Jon Stickley Trio, Get Right Band, Moog Music and much more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

The​ ​concert​ ​will​ ​feature​ ​new versions​ ​of​ ​both​ ​Phan​’s ​and​ ​Rose’s​ ​original​ ​songs.

by January 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Songstress Jane Kramer with the members of Free Planet Radio - River Guerguerian, Eliot Wadopian and Chris Rosser - as well as Billy Cardine, at The Altamont Theatre. /photo courtesy of Vicki Burick

Jane Kramer, Free Planet Radio will close out music at The Altamont Theatre in Asheville

The Altamont Theatre, one of the best listening rooms in Asheville, will shut its doors for good at the end of the year.

by December 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Warren Haynes with Jake Shimaburoko. Warren Haynes with the Avett Brothers. Warren Haynes with Trey Anastasio. Warren Haynes with Ann Wilson. It was an incredible night.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

Yellow Feather will perform Saturday at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, along with singer-songwriter Taylor Martin.

by November 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music