Asheville Music

Sold-out Lumineers show at the Grey Eagle 8/15: We’ve got tix to give away

Sold-out Lumineers show at the Grey Eagle 8/15: We’ve got tix to give away

If you want to see the sold-out Lumineers, check back with Ashvegas Wednesday.

by August 7, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Asheville gets mention in Richard Florida ranking of U.S. music scenes

Asheville gets mention in Richard Florida ranking of U.S. music scenes

Asheville makes a strong showing in Florida’s exploration of musicians and music-related businesses.

by August 6, 2012 2 comments Asheville Music
Moogfest lineup: Tight and strategic, or lightweight and overpriced?

Moogfest lineup: Tight and strategic, or lightweight and overpriced?

Fans weigh in.

by August 6, 2012 6 comments Asheville Music
French Broad RiverFest 2012 is Aug. 11

French Broad RiverFest 2012 is Aug. 11

Music, beer, bellydancing, aerial arts, food trucks and the “Anything That Floats” parade.

Moogfest 2012 travel planner: Where to eat, stay, play in Asheville

Moogfest 2012 travel planner: Where to eat, stay, play in Asheville

Restaurant and hotel recommendations, as well as a late-night dining guide.

Asheville space-rock band to release all-new original soundtrack for ‘Night of the Living Dead’

Asheville space-rock band to release all-new original soundtrack for ‘Night of the Living Dead’

Silver Machine wants to eat your brains. I mean, wants $1400 to fund a soundtrack 8 months in the making.

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see the Kickin’ Grass Band next week

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to see the Kickin’ Grass Band next week

Congrats to our winner, Jackson Bebber.

by August 2, 2012 3 comments Asheville Music, Contests
Release date set for new Avett Brothers CD, The Carpenter, recorded in Asheville

Release date set for new Avett Brothers CD, The Carpenter, recorded in Asheville

Tracklist and CD cover preview here from Paste Magazine.

by August 1, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
From RiverLink: Important info about RiverMUSIC

From RiverLink: Important info about RiverMUSIC

Where to park. No dogs, no outside food/alchohol, and don’t cross the tracks.

Moogfest 2012 line-up to be announced Monday; tix on sale Aug. 10

Moogfest organizers have changed the ticketing process, by the way.

by July 31, 2012 0 comments 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