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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Warren Haynes with Jake Shimaburoko. Warren Haynes with the Avett Brothers. Warren Haynes with Trey Anastasio. Warren Haynes with Ann Wilson. It was an incredible night.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

Yellow Feather will perform Saturday at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, along with singer-songwriter Taylor Martin.

by November 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Toubab Krewe

Soundcheck AVL: Toubab Krewe

Don’t miss Toubab Krewe at the Salvage Station this Saturday! https://www.salvagestation.com/

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
In warm Asheville concert, Gladys Knight and friends raise cash for community project

In warm Asheville concert, Gladys Knight and friends raise cash for community project

Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Little Big Town and Lyric take the stage in a collaborative love-fest that wows a sold-out Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

by October 31, 2017 5 comments Asheville Music
Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is a big fundraiser for the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

by October 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Photo by Dylan Langille © WinterWondergrass Festival 2016

Greensky Bluegrass to make Salvage Station debut Thursday in Asheville

Greensky Bluegrass has a special connection with their fans that goes beyond the music.

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Through their music, The Change (which has played LEAF) brings positive messages of self-worth and self-confidence.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Sylvan Esso heats up Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville

Sylvan Esso heats up Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville

The electro-pop duo from Durham is pushing the limits of what popular music can be, and they’re quite comfortable doing it.

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The first-ever Marcus King Band Family Reunion brings together regional musicians that in a line-up that King himself curated.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

Natural Born Leaders’ music has been variously described as gumbo funk, neo-soul, roots rock and hip-hop.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

The Tuesday Night Funk Jam starts promptly at 11 p.m. and has featured a host of local and out-of-town talent.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

Asheville musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

The music video tells a quintessentially Asheville story about a man’s quest to get back to nature.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville band Window Cat bends genres, wins fans

Asheville band Window Cat bends genres, wins fans

The chemistry the Window Cat bandmates share is transcendent.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO Premiere: Jon Stickley Trio, ‘Microbruise’

VIDEO Premiere: Jon Stickley Trio, ‘Microbruise’

The wacky video is an ode to cable access TV shows like Asheville’s now defunct URTV.

by August 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Gladys Knight to perform at fundraising concert in Asheville

Gladys Knight to perform at fundraising concert in Asheville

The show will include performances by Little Big Town, Asheville’s own Lyric and more.

by August 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Review (in poem form) of Malcolm Holcombe’s Liberty Circus

Review (in poem form) of Malcolm Holcombe’s Liberty Circus

Liberty Circus is preconception demolition.

by August 15, 2017 2 comments Asheville Music
More Asheville music spotlighted in ‘Echo Sessions,’ season 2

More Asheville music spotlighted in ‘Echo Sessions,’ season 2

Independent Arts and Music Asheville produces the show with Echo Mountain Studios and UNC-TV.

by August 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville vocalist Caitlin Krisko, at right, with singer Susan Tedeschi.

Need American Idol audition tips? Asheville’s Caitlin Krisko has ’em

Krisko, who fronts the Asheville-based band The Broadcast, is known for her dynamic vocals.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Herring, Sipe lead jam-jazz music meld at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

Herring, Sipe lead jam-jazz music meld at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

This was night to marvel at the wizardry of master musicians.

by July 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Corey Feldman, with circus-like showmanship, is dynamite at Asheville show

Corey Feldman, with circus-like showmanship, is dynamite at Asheville show

Corey Feldman is doing what creators do – making beautiful and original things and finding new ways to bring people together.

by July 23, 2017 5 comments Asheville Music
Jane Kramer returns to Altamont Theatre Saturday with songs of Scotland on her mind

Jane Kramer returns to Altamont Theatre Saturday with songs of Scotland on her mind

She’ll be backed by the super-talented Asheville musicians Chris Rosser, Eliot Wadopian and River Guerguerian, (Free Planet Radio), as well as Billy Cardine.

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO Premiere: Maggie Valley Band’s ‘Don’t Go’

VIDEO Premiere: Maggie Valley Band’s ‘Don’t Go’

With intricate harmonies, well-crafted songs, and exceptional musicianship, this is a band you need to check out.

by June 20, 2017 3 comments Asheville Music
Cody Wright, and how funk-loving alien rappers led him to an Asheville stage

Cody Wright, and how funk-loving alien rappers led him to an Asheville stage

Cody Wright fully believes that if you can dream it, you can do it.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
LEAF Downtown AVL lineup set: The Family Stone, Easy Star All-Stars, more

LEAF Downtown AVL lineup set: The Family Stone, Easy Star All-Stars, more

More music from Free Planet Radio, Billy Jonas Band, The Paper Crowns, and more.

by June 19, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville to host ‘American Idol’ auditions in August

Asheville to host ‘American Idol’ auditions in August

If you’re between the ages of 15 and 28 and think you’ve got what it takes, you can audition for “American Idol” in person and/or online.

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Barnaroo lineup: Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Pierce Edens, Southern Culture on the Skids, more

Asheville Barnaroo lineup: Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Pierce Edens, Southern Culture on the Skids, more

Also, music from Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats, The Get Right Band, Midnight Snack, Resonant Rogues, Laura Blackley and more.

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
On stumbling into All Go West Music Festival

On stumbling into All Go West Music Festival

One of the best things about All Go West is its ability to expose patrons to great music they would have never found or expected to like on their own.

by June 15, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
West Asheville set for sonic weekend with two-day All Go West Music Festival

West Asheville set for sonic weekend with two-day All Go West Music Festival

Music highlights include Empire Strikes Brass, Midnight Snack, Axxas/Abraxas, The Nude Party, RBTS Win, Doc Aquatic and more.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL at Salvage Station, featuring Ben Phan

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL at Salvage Station, featuring Ben Phan

Ben Phan and the Soul Symphony held a successful crowdfunding campaign last year to pave the way for “Fear is the Teacher.”

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Music Video Premier: Emma’s Lounge – Shakin’ & Swayin’

Music Video Premier: Emma’s Lounge – Shakin’ & Swayin’

The world premier of Emma’s Lounge new music video – Shakin’ & Swayin’, exclusively on Ashvegas.

by June 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Edens offers masterful mix of dark, vulnerable songs on latest album

Edens offers masterful mix of dark, vulnerable songs on latest album

Madison County-based singer-songwriter Pierce Edens’ fifth album is his most fully-realized record yet, offering his trademark mix of folk, rock, grime and scratch.

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Pierce Edens

Soundcheck AVL: Pierce Edens

Pierce Edens and Kevin Reece offer a sneak peek of their upcoming new album, “Stripped Down, Gussied Up.”

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The universality that is LEAF has welcomed one more consciousness to it.

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Dancing in the rain at French Broad River Festival

Dancing in the rain at French Broad River Festival

The rain, the cold and the mud did nothing but add to a festive celebration of the event’s 20th anniversary.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Cocktails, conversation and music by Victor Wooten at Asheville Masonic Temple

Cocktails, conversation and music by Victor Wooten at Asheville Masonic Temple

The May 18 show, which will be hosted by another fantastic musician, Gary Jules, who lives in Asheville, promises to be a special night.

by May 8, 2017 2 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL, featuring Laura Blackley, Travers Brothership, The Paper Crowns

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL, featuring Laura Blackley, Travers Brothership, The Paper Crowns

Check out these videos of three great Asheville musicians.

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: The Paper Crowns

Soundcheck AVL: The Paper Crowns

The Paper Crowns stop by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL w/ Caleb Calhoun.

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Solo now, Asheville musician Stephanie Morgan doesn’t miss a beat

Solo now, Asheville musician Stephanie Morgan doesn’t miss a beat

Stephanie Morgan is back after the intensely public break-up of her previous band, Stephaniesid.

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music School fundraising concert Thursday features music by The Beatles

Asheville Music School fundraising concert Thursday features music by The Beatles

The featured music will showcase teachers and students covering The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” album in its entirety with full instrumentation.

Kung Fu, in full musical attack mode, to play Salvage Station Wednesday

Kung Fu, in full musical attack mode, to play Salvage Station Wednesday

The band brings its unique blend of funk, jazz, and jam to bear in such a way that listeners usually end up dancing their asses off.

by April 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Travers Brothership stops by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL with Caleb Calhoun.  

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Laura Blackley

Soundcheck AVL: Laura Blackley

Laura Blackley stops by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL w/ Caleb Calhoun.  

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
The Wood Brothers, as musically expansive as ever, swing through Asheville Thursday

The Wood Brothers, as musically expansive as ever, swing through Asheville Thursday

In describing the kind of music they play, the Wood Brothers want to be as inclusive as possible.

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Town Mountain fiddler masters craft of building his instrument

Town Mountain fiddler masters craft of building his instrument

Town Mountain is set to play the Orange Peel in Asheville on Saturday.

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Bella’s Bartok

Soundcheck AVL: Bella’s Bartok

On this edition of Soundcheck AVL, Bella’s Bartok stops buy HORSE + HERO in downtown Asheville to hang out with our very own Caleb Calhoun and give us a preview of their upcoming show at the One Stop on 3/24/17. Bella’s Bartok HORSE + HERO Soundcheck AVL Playlist

by March 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

Your first exposure to this circus punk band might be an accident, but your next five shows certainly will not.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Both women open up and invite you to feel what they feel.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

David Earl’s show is set for Saturday at Isis Music Hall, while The Moon and You will celebrate at N.C. Stage on Sunday.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Cedric Burnside, Whiskey Shivers, Sonny Knight & The Lakers, The Northside Gentlemen and more fill out the lineup.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music