Asheville Music

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for Sarah Jarosz Friday at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for Sarah Jarosz Friday at the Grey Eagle

Congrats to our winner, Brian Burns.

by July 12, 2012 4 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Bands, booze, BBQ: Hot Stuff Tattoo grand opening party Thursday at Broadway’s

Bands, booze, BBQ: Hot Stuff Tattoo grand opening party Thursday at Broadway’s

Don’t be late or you’ll miss Elliot Moss’ BBQ. Free.

Peter Kater/R. Carlos Nakai in concert at UNCA’s Kimmel Arena Friday

Peter Kater/R. Carlos Nakai in concert at UNCA’s Kimmel Arena Friday

Friday’s concert is one of only two scheduled U.S. performances this year from the Grammy-nominated pair.

by July 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Goodbye, Uncle Mountain: After 11 years, local folk band calls it quits

Goodbye, Uncle Mountain: After 11 years, local folk band calls it quits

Farewell show at the Grey Eagle is set for Aug. 31.

by July 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see rapper Blowfly at the Grey Eagle Thursday, 10 p.m.

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see rapper Blowfly at the Grey Eagle Thursday, 10 p.m.

Congrats to winner Jeff Japp.

by July 11, 2012 4 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Mirage Rock: Listen to new single from Asheville-connected Band of Horses, new record in Sept.

Mirage Rock: Listen to new single from Asheville-connected Band of Horses, new record in Sept.

“Knock Knock” is the new single. We’ve got the video, too.

by July 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Contest now for Wednesday show: Trevor Hall at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Contest now for Wednesday show: Trevor Hall at the Grey Eagle

Congrats to our winner, Will Henry.

by July 10, 2012 3 comments Asheville Music, Contests

Mountain Dance and Folk Festival Aug. 2-4 will feature tribute to Doc Watson

Press release here: The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, the country’s longest running folk festival, now in its 85th year of highlighting mountain culture, announces the performance line-up for this summer’s festival. The Festival runs for three full evenings, Thursday, August 2 to Saturday, August 4 at the Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place in downtown Asheville. Tickets are on[Read More…]

by July 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

The Magnetic Field launches new song series

Looks like  a great series. Press release here: The Magnetic Field and Head, Heart, and Hips Music have joined forces to create The Magnetic Song Series, a concert series in which three seasoned singer/songwriter’s are put on stage together to swap songs and share stories. The casual, intimate atmosphere of the theatre invites the audience to become part of the[Read More…]

by July 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Doc Watson tribute set with David Holt for Aug. 12

Doc Watson tribute set with David Holt for Aug. 12

“A Tribute to Doc Watson with David Holt” benefits Shindig on the Green and honors the great NC native.

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see NICK LOWE at the Grey Eagle October 10

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see NICK LOWE at the Grey Eagle October 10

Win tickets on Ashvegas, contest now.

by July 9, 2012 7 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Ashvegas concert review: Town Mountain at The Grey Eagle

Ashvegas concert review: Town Mountain at The Grey Eagle

Town Mountain was solid, but opener Steve McMurry might have stolen the show.

by July 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music, Reviews
Secret B-Sides song about Asheville: “Wonderworld”

Secret B-Sides song about Asheville: “Wonderworld”

Local funk-soul-hip-hop outfit The Secret B-Sides recorded a song about Asheville.

by July 7, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
LEAF announces 2012 fall lineup: Be Good Tanyas, Tony Rice Unit, Tinariwen, Mickey Hart Band & more

LEAF announces 2012 fall lineup: Be Good Tanyas, Tony Rice Unit, Tinariwen, Mickey Hart Band & more

Still TBA is the “special Sunday festival closer” to be announced in August.

Metro Pulse profile: The importance of being Ashley

Metro Pulse profiles influential music promoter Ashley Capps, who has strong connections to Asheville.

by July 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Swamping releases New Weird Asheville, Vol. II collection

Swamping is dedicated to supporting experimental art and music.

by July 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
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:

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