Asheville Music

Brandi Carlile Bele Chere video roundup

Brandi Carlile Bele Chere video roundup

Missed Brandi at Bele Chere? Here’s four videos recorded live.

by July 31, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Beech Mountain’s Festival of Gnarnia is August 9-11

Beech Mountain’s Festival of Gnarnia is August 9-11

In the winter, ski. In summer, rock out at a music festival with Beats Antique.

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Folk Soul Revival show Friday at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Folk Soul Revival show Friday at the Grey Eagle

Congrats to our winner, Carol Kessler.

by July 30, 2012 5 comments Asheville Music, Contests
More Bele Chere 2012 music on YouTube: Dr. Dog, Kovacs and the Polar Bear, Boombox

More Bele Chere 2012 music on YouTube: Dr. Dog, Kovacs and the Polar Bear, Boombox

Dr. Dog performs “I Only Wear Blue” and more.

by July 30, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Bele Chere 2012 music on YouTube: Dr. Dog, Childish Gambino, Blackberry Smoke

Another look at some of the music of Bele Chere 2012

by July 29, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Tiger Mountain owner explains controversial locals-only policy for Bele Chere

Tiger Mountain owner explains controversial locals-only policy for Bele Chere

Bringing this one back, since it was such a hot topic last year. Co-owner Jamie Hepler shares the reality of serving Bele Chere attendees after festival hours.

by July 29, 2012 43 comments Asheville Music
Harvest Records announces New Floating Action LP on sale, co-release with Jim James’ record label

Harvest Records announces New Floating Action LP on sale, co-release with Jim James’ record label

Asheville band on the rise releases a new record with help from Harvest Records and MMJ’s Jim James.

by July 28, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for tonight’s show at the Grey Eagle: Benji Hughes, Eleni Mandell with Henry Wolfe

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for tonight’s show at the Grey Eagle: Benji Hughes, Eleni Mandell with Henry Wolfe

First one with the right answer gets two tickets to the show.

by July 24, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music, Contests
CONTEST OVER Ticket giveaway NOW for Thursday show, Will Hoge at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Ticket giveaway NOW for Thursday show, Will Hoge at the Grey Eagle

Thanks to all who entered, and to the Grey Eagle for the tix.

by July 20, 2012 3 comments Asheville Music, Contests
The Killers in Asheville: Pics, videos and setlist from last night at the Orange Peel

The Killers in Asheville: Pics, videos and setlist from last night at the Orange Peel

American rock band The Killers played a rare club date in Asheville on Thursday night.

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for Tuesday show: Benji Hughes, Eleni Mandell with Henry Wolfe at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW for Tuesday show: Benji Hughes, Eleni Mandell with Henry Wolfe at the Grey Eagle

Stay tuned for more contests today and almost every day on Ashvegas.com.

by July 19, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music, Contests

The top 10 bands you should see at Bele Chere 2012

Bele Chere is little more than a week away. We’re gonna start getting you prepped.

Mountain Xpress: MMJ’s Jim James takes the stage with Asheville’s Floating Action (updated with video)

Mountain Xpress: MMJ’s Jim James takes the stage with Asheville’s Floating Action (updated with video)

It had to happen. More love from James for the Asheville band on the rise.

Your Tuesday morning chill-out: Peripheral, “Wave”

Your Tuesday morning chill-out: Peripheral, “Wave”

From the Asheville Beat Tape Vol. 1.

by July 17, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville favorites Sirius.B seek fan support for new album on Kickstarter

Asheville favorites Sirius.B seek fan support for new album on Kickstarter

The band looks to head to a real recording studio for its first full-length CD.

by July 17, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Friday show at the Grey Eagle: The Hermit Kings w/River Rats & Giant Giants

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Friday show at the Grey Eagle: The Hermit Kings w/River Rats & Giant Giants

Congrats to our winner. If you’d ever like to sponsor a giveaway on Ashvegas, just comment.

by July 16, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music

YouTube Asheville music round-up: Mad Tea Party, The Black Belles, Christina Perri and more

Check out these videos of recent music shows around town.

by July 16, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music
LCD Sound System movie in Asheville Wednesday

LCD Sound System movie in Asheville Wednesday

At the Fine Arts on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available online.

Sonmi is your Sunday jam: Check out local electronic music

Sonmi is your Sunday jam: Check out local electronic music

The local band played Camp Bisco this weekend.

by July 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Tuesday show: He’s My Brother She’s My Sister at the Grey Eagle

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to Tuesday show: He’s My Brother She’s My Sister at the Grey Eagle

Congrats to our winner, Sarah Armstrong.

by July 13, 2012 3 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Video: Asheville folk band River Whyless, “Pigeon Feathers”

Video: Asheville folk band River Whyless, “Pigeon Feathers”

See why this local band is attracting attention from Daytrotter and Hype Machine, and opening for Ben Sollee.

by July 12, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Big K.R.I.T. to play The Orange Peel

Big K.R.I.T. to play The Orange Peel

Our music man has called Big K.R.I.T.’s recent debut album the first great hip-hop album of the year.

Jim James (My Morning Jacket) remixes Floating Action’s “The Balance”

Jim James (My Morning Jacket) remixes Floating Action’s “The Balance”

Looks like 2012 is the year for Asheville band Floating Action. James calls their CD an “unknown masterwork of our times.”

Forgot the music of the ’70s? The Glampas will (rock) and remind you

Forgot the music of the ’70s? The Glampas will (rock) and remind you

The Glampas play Pulp on Saturday night.

by July 12, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music