Asheville Music

Orange Peel Events, Highland Brewing continue outdoor concert series

Orange Peel Events, Highland Brewing continue outdoor concert series

A Primus show has already sold out, while tickets for St. Paul and the Broken Bones and Mac DeMarco go on sale Friday.

by February 1, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Versatile Krasno arrives at New Mountain AVL ready to groove

Versatile Krasno arrives at New Mountain AVL ready to groove

Krasno’s “Blood from a Stone,” released last year, deftly melds the vintage and the contemporary.

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
On Lotus, longevity and the jam band scene

On Lotus, longevity and the jam band scene

Lotus will play a two-night run at The Orange Peel in Asheville this weekend.

by January 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Hard-charging Backup Planet arrives at Isis Music Hall in Asheville Saturday

Hard-charging Backup Planet arrives at Isis Music Hall in Asheville Saturday

Backup Planet has been relentless about touring, and they’re planning an even bigger 2017.

by January 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Exuding effortless positivity, Jahman Brahman ready for Isis Music Hall stage Saturday

Exuding effortless positivity, Jahman Brahman ready for Isis Music Hall stage Saturday

The band, which formed in Ohio and relocated to Asheville, is ready for a big show at Isis Music Hall.

by January 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Look for more comedy shows, more late-night dance parties and the quality music programming fans have grown to love.

by January 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
VIDEO: Billy Strings

VIDEO: Billy Strings

Check out Billy Strings.

by January 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
In top form, The Infamous Stringdusters’ bring album release show to Orange Peel Friday

In top form, The Infamous Stringdusters’ bring album release show to Orange Peel Friday

An album release show from The Infamous Stringdusters, with Billy Strings opening. It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a bluegrass fan.

by January 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Runaway Gin at Grey Eagle on Friday will fill your Phish wish

Runaway Gin at Grey Eagle on Friday will fill your Phish wish

Runaway Gin captures the playful side of Phish’s music as perfectly as one can and ties the well-executed songs together with original jams and segues.

by January 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville songstress Jane Kramer’s new source of musical inspiration: happiness

Asheville songstress Jane Kramer’s new source of musical inspiration: happiness

Jane Kramer and a band full of Asheville all-stars, will perform Saturday at the Grey Eagle.

by January 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
WIN TIX to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel on New Year’s Eve

WIN TIX to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel on New Year’s Eve

Leave a comment on this post and you’ll be entered to win two tickets to see Talib Kweli at The Orange Peel in Asheville on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31. Kweli is a hip-hop artist who has been on the scene for about 20 years, and is known as much for his solo work as for his collaborations. This[Read More…]

by December 27, 2016 23 comments Asheville Music
Nth Power brings their “Conscious Jazz” to Asheville Music Hall Thursday

Nth Power brings their “Conscious Jazz” to Asheville Music Hall Thursday

The Nth Power is mainstay in the funk and jam scenes across the country.

by December 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Ben Phan/ photo by Adam McMillian

PODCAST: Ben Phan at The Brew Pump in West Asheville

Ben Phan recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to record a new album in 2017.

by December 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Laura Blackley, performing at the Asheville Regional Airport as part of the pop-up concert/podcast series Music on the Fly.

Asheville airport partnership with Ashvegas wins national marketing award

Music on the Fly, part pop-up concert and party podcast, brings live local music to the airport every month.

by December 19, 2016 3 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
The New Mastersounds/Turkuaz funk train rolls into Orange Peel Saturday

The New Mastersounds/Turkuaz funk train rolls into Orange Peel Saturday

Both bands are known for their exciting live performances.

by December 15, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
10th annual Holiday Liquor and Dance Party Saturday at New Mountain AVL

10th annual Holiday Liquor and Dance Party Saturday at New Mountain AVL

DJ Marley Carroll will be spinning the dance music all night long.

by December 15, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Town Mountain and The Honeycutters Holiday Hang at Grey Eagle Friday

Town Mountain and The Honeycutters Holiday Hang at Grey Eagle Friday

Crisp country and progressive old-grass should make for a great combination.

by December 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Christmas Jam 2016, part II: The magic of Weir, Krauss chemistry

Christmas Jam 2016, part II: The magic of Weir, Krauss chemistry

The chemistry between Bob Weir and Alison Krauss brought electric new life to the Grateful Dead’s “Peggy-O.”

by December 13, 2016 6 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top 10 fastest selling Orange Peel concerts

Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top 10 fastest selling Orange Peel concerts

Awolnation comes in at number 10.

by December 13, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Christmas Jam 2016, part I: Haynes, Johnson and Krauss kick off

Christmas Jam 2016, part I: Haynes, Johnson and Krauss kick off

Holly Bowling was also one of the bright stars of the night.

by December 12, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music, Opinion
Asheville musicians Townsend, Sirius B, seek crowdfunding support

Asheville musicians Townsend, Sirius B, seek crowdfunding support

Time’s running out, but it’s not too late to support these great Asheville musicians.

by December 9, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Gatlinburg benefit concert Dec. 17 to feature Zac Brown Band, Jim Lauderdale, Rodney Crowell, more

Gatlinburg benefit concert Dec. 17 to feature Zac Brown Band, Jim Lauderdale, Rodney Crowell, more

The free, outdoor mini-festival will raise money and awareness for victims of the devastating wildfires in Gatlinburg.

by December 9, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Karl Denson brought the funk but not the fire to Asheville show

Karl Denson brought the funk but not the fire to Asheville show

Caleb Calhoun I came into the night tittering like a school girl. Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe with special guest Jimmy Herring (Widespread Panic guitarist) at New Mountain AVL last week was enough to get me pumped. The addition of local hotshots The Digs to the lineup provided an extra shot of adrenaline. This was, I suspected, going to be a night to remember.[Read More…]

by December 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, Opinion
The Last Waltz Band gives Christmas Jam 2016 in Asheville extra special glow

The Last Waltz Band gives Christmas Jam 2016 in Asheville extra special glow

The concert also raises money for a great cause, the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

by December 7, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News

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