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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
From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

Your first exposure to this circus punk band might be an accident, but your next five shows certainly will not.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Both women open up and invite you to feel what they feel.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

David Earl’s show is set for Saturday at Isis Music Hall, while The Moon and You will celebrate at N.C. Stage on Sunday.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Cedric Burnside, Whiskey Shivers, Sonny Knight & The Lakers, The Northside Gentlemen and more fill out the lineup.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will hold an EP release show at The Orange Peel on Sunday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

Tellico will play The Altamont Theatre on Friday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Emma’s Lounge love-bombs The Altamont Theatre

Emma’s Lounge love-bombs The Altamont Theatre

This is Emma’s Lounge, a magical place where everyone is accepted for who they are.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Reviews
Moogfest announces 2017 lineup and program highlights

Moogfest announces 2017 lineup and program highlights

Moogfest returns to Durham beginning May 18.

by March 12, 2017 2 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
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
Asheville Amadeus Festival starts Friday, features astonishing wealth of music

Asheville Amadeus Festival starts Friday, features astonishing wealth of music

A variety of music and other performances are scheduled, featuring stars including Midori and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
In Asheville, late-night dance party returns, this time at Broadway’s

In Asheville, late-night dance party returns, this time at Broadway’s

Whitney Shroyer is bringing “Soul Night” to Broadway’s every Wednesday for the month of March.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Emma’s Lounge, Dr. Bacon ready to get weird Friday at Altamont Theatre

Emma’s Lounge, Dr. Bacon ready to get weird Friday at Altamont Theatre

Both bands offer up messages of love and acceptance through their music.

by March 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Dynamo

Dynamo, Window Cat set to bring the funk to Isis Music Hall Friday

Window Cat, a prog-jazz band from Asheville, teams up with neo/funk/soul band Dynamo from Nashville for the West Asheville show.

by February 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Symphony focuses on diverse list of finalists for music director

Asheville Symphony focuses on diverse list of finalists for music director

The Asheville Symphony could hire its first woman music director.

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Steep Canyon Rangers bus will be rolling Asheville billboard

Steep Canyon Rangers bus will be rolling Asheville billboard

Asheville tourism officials are spending more than $20,000 on the marketing partnership with the popular bluegrass band.

by February 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Maradeen, gaining traction, arrives at Asheville Music Hall on Friday

Maradeen, gaining traction, arrives at Asheville Music Hall on Friday

Maradeen, a Nashville-based quintet, recently won a contest to open for Bon Jovi.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville music scene revels in Grammy win for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Asheville music scene revels in Grammy win for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

The win validated the work of a host of musicians who have pursued their art and their music in Asheville for years.

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
LEAF Festival in May features Macy Gray, Antibalas, and a ton of Asheville acts

LEAF Festival in May features Macy Gray, Antibalas, and a ton of Asheville acts

This year’s festival also includes: Jon Stickley Trio, The Screaming J’s, Unifire Theater, Les Amis, Ashley Heath & Her Heathens and more.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Wook Hunting: A Personal Essay, and the time I was bagged and tagged

Wook Hunting: A Personal Essay, and the time I was bagged and tagged

Exploring the cultural phenomenon of snapping photos of dread-locked, drugged-out music fans and sharing them online.

by February 15, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music, feature
News obit: Nelia Hyatt, matriarch of famous Asheville bluegrass jam, dies

News obit: Nelia Hyatt, matriarch of famous Asheville bluegrass jam, dies

A modest home on Brevard Road was once a destination for music-lovers around the world who sought a taste of bluegrass.

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News, feature
The Mantras plan Carolina family reunion at New Mountain AVL this weekend

The Mantras plan Carolina family reunion at New Mountain AVL this weekend

The Mantras aim to tell a different story will every show they play.

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Orange Peel Events, Highland Brewing continue outdoor concert series

Orange Peel Events, Highland Brewing continue outdoor concert series

A Primus show has already sold out, while tickets for St. Paul and the Broken Bones and Mac DeMarco go on sale Friday.

by February 1, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
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