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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
Versatile Krasno arrives at New Mountain AVL ready to groove

Versatile Krasno arrives at New Mountain AVL ready to groove

Krasno’s “Blood from a Stone,” released last year, deftly melds the vintage and the contemporary.

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
On Lotus, longevity and the jam band scene

On Lotus, longevity and the jam band scene

Lotus will play a two-night run at The Orange Peel in Asheville this weekend.

by January 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Hard-charging Backup Planet arrives at Isis Music Hall in Asheville Saturday

Hard-charging Backup Planet arrives at Isis Music Hall in Asheville Saturday

Backup Planet has been relentless about touring, and they’re planning an even bigger 2017.

by January 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Exuding effortless positivity, Jahman Brahman ready for Isis Music Hall stage Saturday

Exuding effortless positivity, Jahman Brahman ready for Isis Music Hall stage Saturday

The band, which formed in Ohio and relocated to Asheville, is ready for a big show at Isis Music Hall.

by January 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Look for more comedy shows, more late-night dance parties and the quality music programming fans have grown to love.

by January 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
VIDEO: Billy Strings

VIDEO: Billy Strings

Check out Billy Strings.

by January 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
In top form, The Infamous Stringdusters’ bring album release show to Orange Peel Friday

In top form, The Infamous Stringdusters’ bring album release show to Orange Peel Friday

An album release show from The Infamous Stringdusters, with Billy Strings opening. It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a bluegrass fan.

by January 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Runaway Gin at Grey Eagle on Friday will fill your Phish wish

Runaway Gin at Grey Eagle on Friday will fill your Phish wish

Runaway Gin captures the playful side of Phish’s music as perfectly as one can and ties the well-executed songs together with original jams and segues.

by January 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville songstress Jane Kramer’s new source of musical inspiration: happiness

Asheville songstress Jane Kramer’s new source of musical inspiration: happiness

Jane Kramer and a band full of Asheville all-stars, will perform Saturday at the Grey Eagle.

by January 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
WIN TIX to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel on New Year’s Eve

WIN TIX to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel on New Year’s Eve

Leave a comment on this post and you’ll be entered to win two tickets to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel in Asheville on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31. Kweli is a hip-hop artist who has been on the scene for about 20 years, and is known as much for his solo work as for his collaborations. This[Read More…]

by December 27, 2016 23 comments Asheville Music
Nth Power brings their “Conscious Jazz” to Asheville Music Hall Thursday

Nth Power brings their “Conscious Jazz” to Asheville Music Hall Thursday

The Nth Power is mainstay in the funk and jam scenes across the country.

by December 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
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