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”

A Mountain Xpress Busk Break video. Please follow and like us:

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

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