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Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Temptation’s Wings, Dissent and Horseflesh will be in the spotlight at the Grey Eagle on Sunday.

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

The Jon Stickley Trio’s show this weekend is their first local gig featuring a band’s new drummer, Hunter Deacon.

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Insane Clown Posse/ photo by David Simchock

Insane Clown Posse at the Salvage Station in Asheville: Faygo, face paint and catharsis

I crash to the ground and bounce up, elbows in, shoulders out, and dive back into the mosh pit.

by March 13, 2018 18 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

The Paper Crowns have been playing together for nearly a decade, and when you listen to them, you begin to understand why longevity matters.

by March 8, 2018 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

It’s shaping up to be another great weekend on the Asheville music scene.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, Greg Brown, Beth Wood, Darrell Scott and Aaron Burdett is just some of the songwriting talent that will be on stage for the event.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

For Josh Foster, his love of metal music is part performance art and part therapy session.

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville songstress Jane Kramer and Glasgow songwriter Andy Lucas in May 2017 working out the recording of their duet, "Valentine," written by Lucas./ photo by Jason Sandford

From Asheville to Glasgow, songwriters connect for ‘Valentine’

Two songwriters half a world apart collaborated on a heartrending “Valentine.”

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers talks about the band’s path from breaking into bluegrass circles to crafting one of its biggest local shows, set for Saturday at ExploreAsheville Arena.

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi/ photo by Greg Logan

With resonance and power, Tedeschi Trucks Band dazzles in Asheville winter warm-up

The Tedeschi Trucks Band: gritty and gospel, technically superb and mindfully magic.

by January 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

More music news includes updates on Jon Stickley Trio, Get Right Band, Moog Music and much more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
2017 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville Food Scene prt 3: PEOPLE POWER!

2017 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville Food Scene prt 3: PEOPLE POWER!

2017 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART III PEOPLE POWER! I’m a real people person… most of the time… some of the time…. people are fine, I suppose, whatever, they exist and I have to live with them. I have a personal mantra that has helped me to understand the evils of the world, and that is: “People are the Problem,” (Alt:[Read More…]

Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

The​ ​concert​ ​will​ ​feature​ ​new versions​ ​of​ ​both​ ​Phan​’s ​and​ ​Rose’s​ ​original​ ​songs.

by January 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Songstress Jane Kramer with the members of Free Planet Radio - River Guerguerian, Eliot Wadopian and Chris Rosser - as well as Billy Cardine, at The Altamont Theatre. /photo courtesy of Vicki Burick

Jane Kramer, Free Planet Radio will close out music at The Altamont Theatre in Asheville

The Altamont Theatre, one of the best listening rooms in Asheville, will shut its doors for good at the end of the year.

by December 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
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
Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Allred’s done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
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
Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Is Judy Bernstein gonna go off the rails? What’s new with Jimbo? Get out to see the Bernsteins this holiday season.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville events
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