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CONTEST OVER Win two tickets to traveling Yacht Rock Revue Thursday at The Peel

CONTEST OVER Win two tickets to traveling Yacht Rock Revue Thursday at The Peel

Love Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and/or Kipper Schauer’s Sunday yacht-rock brunch at The Southern?

by July 4, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music
Behind-the-scenes video for new Zac Brown single shows Asheville recording studio Echo Mountain

Behind-the-scenes video for new Zac Brown single shows Asheville recording studio Echo Mountain

Check out a behind-the-scenes video for “The Wind,” from the band’s upcoming album, Uncaged.

by July 3, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music
Ben Sollee Daytrotter session recorded live in Asheville at musician-magnet Echo Mountain Recording Studios

Ben Sollee Daytrotter session recorded live in Asheville at musician-magnet Echo Mountain Recording Studios

Asheville, just a reminder: Echo Mountain is putting Asheville into the awareness of America’s musicians.

by July 3, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall in West Asheville: Marquee installed on venue returning to its entertainment roots

Isis Restaurant and Music Hall in West Asheville: Marquee installed on venue returning to its entertainment roots

Old Art Deco movie theater is set to be Asheville’s newest entertainment venue.

Busker video: Downtown favorites The Big Nasty play “Tin Roof Blues”

Busker video: Downtown favorites The Big Nasty play “Tin Roof Blues”

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by June 27, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Andrew Bird in Asheville at the Orange Peel Oct. 1

Andrew Bird in Asheville at the Orange Peel Oct. 1

Tickets are $28/$30, and go on sale Friday at noon. Monday, Oct. 1 10/1/2012 Ages 18+ Doors: 7:00 pm Show: 8:00 pm $28 advance/$30 day of show From the Orange Peel: Chicago singer/songwriter/violinist Andrew Bird updates the traditions of small-group swing, German lieder, and New Orleans jazz, mixing Gypsy, folk, and rock elements into his distinctive style. Bird‘s projects include[Read More…]

Moogfest announces Justice to perform on Oct. 25 in Asheville

Here’s the Moogfest announcement today: Here it is: Justice at the U.S. Cellular Center on Thursday, October 25! While Moogfest is Friday and Saturday, fans will have first dibs on tickets in a special pre-sale. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 29, but you can get the pre-sale details by signing up for our newsletter. Moogfest has been announcing[Read More…]

by June 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Instagram fan pics: Singer The Weeknd in Asheville at the Orange Peel

Instagram fan pics: Singer The Weeknd in Asheville at the Orange Peel

Rapper/singer/producer/R&B artist Abel Tesfaye, who performs under the name “The Weeknd,” played the Orange Peel on Saturday. Some fan pics from Instagram. Please follow and like us:

Video: Underhill Rose at Jack of the Wood last Friday night, “2000 Miles”

Video: Underhill Rose at Jack of the Wood last Friday night, “2000 Miles”

Recorded June 22, 2012. Please follow and like us:

by June 25, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music
New release from Rising Appalachia, “Across the Blue Ridge Mountains”

New release from Rising Appalachia, “Across the Blue Ridge Mountains”

“An unreleased gem that will be included as a bonus track on our upcoming DVD!!!” Video includes beautiful scenery of our mountains. Your Sunday morning jam has arrived, Asheville. Too short at a minute and a half. Please follow and like us:

by June 24, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Harvest Records in West Asheville brings the jams with summer mixtape

Harvest Records in West Asheville brings the jams with summer mixtape

From the best damn newsletter in Asheville. New Harvest records mixtape series kicks off with Vol. 1, “Summer Jams”: We’ve curated our very first installment of the HARVEST MIX TAPE SERIES, and this volume is entitled “Summer Jams“… No bells and whistles. It’s not a bunch of songs from 2012 releases so you’ll come in and buy ’em. Not a bunch[Read More…]

by June 21, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Moogfest releases more detail about 2012 event; cheaper tix, no outdoor stage

Moogfest releases more detail about 2012 event; cheaper tix, no outdoor stage

Moogfest organizers began releasing more information about the 2012 edition of the Asheville music festival, and fans are asking for more details. Moogfest has already announced that last year’s three-day event will be a two-day event this year. More from the Moogfest page on Facebook today: Weekend passes will be available for the U.S. Cellular Center as well as single[Read More…]

by June 21, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Attention Moogerfoogers: Music software company offers Minimoog-V music software download, $199 value, for free

Attention Moogerfoogers: Music software company offers Minimoog-V music software download, $199 value, for free

The Bob Moog legacy lives on: As part of World Music Day, French music software company Arturia is giving away downloads of Minimoog-V Original music software (a recreation of  a 1974 Minimoog synth, $199 value) for free starting today at 6 p.m. The Minimoog-V Original software “includes all the sounds (more than 1,000 presets created by talented artists and renowned sound designers)[Read More…]

by June 20, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music
Update: Toubab Krewe giving away VIP tix to Carnavalito festival

Update: Toubab Krewe giving away VIP tix to Carnavalito festival

Toubab Krewe is giving away VIP tix to the upcoming musical fest Carnavalito.

by June 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Asheville music video roundup: The Black Belles, Red June and Edwin McCain

Here’s a look at a few videos from shows around Asheville recently. The Black Belles at the Emerald Lounge: Red June at the Altamont Edwin McCain at the Orange Peel Please follow and like us:

by June 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Morrissey plays Asheville/Orange Peel date Dec. 5, tix on sale Fri at noon

Morrissey plays Asheville/Orange Peel date Dec. 5, tix on sale Fri at noon

Morrissey fans, Merry Christmas to you: Morrissey’s just announced a Dec. 5 date at the Peel. Tickets go on sale Friday at noon. Morrissey 2012 tour dates Please follow and like us:

by June 20, 2012 5 comments Asheville Music
Win tix now: Fri night Emerald Lounge show, Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes, Travers Brothers Band, Men on Earth

Win tix now: Fri night Emerald Lounge show, Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes, Travers Brothers Band, Men on Earth

Want to catch a show Friday night downtown? Two tix, $10 value. One pair goes to the first commenter to tell us the name of the band’s most recent record. “Apparently nobody told Daniel Ellsworth that when you drop your first full-length, it’s not supposed to be a greatest hits record. You’re supposed to build up to that. I say[Read More…]

by June 20, 2012 5 comments Asheville Music

Hope Griffin, Blue Rags to perform Friday at Black Mountain Ale House

Press release here: I wanted to connect with you regarding the upcoming events at the Black Mountain Ale House. This coming Friday, the Ale House will celebrate the Summer Solstice with a Cookout Celebration featuring Hope Griffin and Blue Rags starting at 7:30 p.m. 20% of all food proceeds from the event will benefit the Black Mountain Town Square Project.[Read More…]

by June 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Underhill Rose to play Jack of the Wood on Friday

Underhill Rose to play Jack of the Wood on Friday

Press release here. I’m a big fan of these ladies: ASHEVILLE, NC, June 11, 2012: Underhill Rose will headline Jack of the Wood, (95 Patton Avenue) in downtown Asheville on Friday, June 22nd at 8:00 p.m. Returning to Western North Carolina after launching their 2012 summer tour with a multi-city trek through Eastern Tennessee, Underhill Rose brings their patented blend[Read More…]

by June 19, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Moogfest 2012 dates announced; be alert for special announcement on June 25

Moogfest 2012 dates announced; be alert for special announcement on June 25

Here’s the press release. Make your plans now, because Moogfest is one of Asheville’s premier musical events: Put it in stone. Moogfest 2012 will be Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 in downtown Asheville, NC. The festival will be a little different this year. Change is good! The full line-up will be announced in mid-July. Tune in to Facebook[Read More…]

by June 19, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Good morning! Asheville metal band Lifecurse brings zombie apocalypse with slick video

Good morning! Asheville metal band Lifecurse brings zombie apocalypse with slick video

Lifecurse, “12:34” Directed & Edited By: Justin Reich Assistant Director: Blake Faucette SFX & Colorist: Justin Reich Make-Up Artist: Sandi Ghee www.facebook.com/ShandisFacePainting.BodyArt  www.theantimatterstudio.com Lifecurse Members: Matt, Jared, Will, Tom, Roddy Sounds Like: The Ghost Inside, Parkway Drive, Texas In July, August Burns Red, My Bitter End (official) Bio: 5 guys, all about the music… Please follow and like us:

by June 19, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

The Black Belles, Fruit Bats, Floating Action, Kovacs and the Polar Bear and more all coming to Asheville’s Emerald Lounge

Check out this amazing list of shows coming to the Emerald Lounge over the next few weeks. Wow. Got a TON of great shows coming up at the Emerald Lounge!  You can always check out our upcoming schedule here (and get tix for all our showshere), but I wanted to give you a heads up on a few upcoming shows you should DEFINITELY[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Video: Dawes in Asheville at the Orange Peel 6/13, “A Little Bit of Everything”

Video: Dawes in Asheville at the Orange Peel 6/13, “A Little Bit of Everything”

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by June 16, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music

Paul’s Creek and legendary fiddler Arvil Freeman to play Altamont Theatre in Asheville

  Press release here. Check these guys out – they’re the real deal: Join Paul’s Creek plus legendary fiddler Arvil Freeman @ the Altamont Theatre This Saturday at 8 p.m. for an upbeat concert of traditional & original mountain songs, stories & award winning dance. Carol Rifkin’s voice shines on everything from Carter family songs to originals. A touring artist[Read More…]

by June 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

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