Post Tagged with: "bluegrass"

It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

Tellico will play The Altamont Theatre on Friday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Westville Pub in West Asheville plans to expand

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Westville Pub in West Asheville plans to expand

Also, both the Jon Stickley Trio and Resonant Rogues are crowdfunding new albums, and more.

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville’s Waking Life scandal, one year later

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville’s Waking Life scandal, one year later

Also, a set of busking regulations moves to Asheville City Council for consideration, and more.

by September 28, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

It’s time for the weekend update, y’all! Have the rain and heat been keeping you indoors? Seriously, Asheville, is it ever going to stop raining? Lucky for us, that means the river will be high this weekend for all the floating folks, and we also have plenty of indoor (read: dry) activities for you to enjoy when you’re not in the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2016 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bandidos restaurant in West Asheville gets facelift

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bandidos restaurant in West Asheville gets facelift

Also, a play based on Asheville’s Waking Life coffee shop scandal will hit the stage soon, and more.

by July 29, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Robert Earl Keen on bluegrass, Bonanza and a Black Mountain brush-off

Robert Earl Keen on bluegrass, Bonanza and a Black Mountain brush-off

Robert Earl Keen plays at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain tonight.

by July 15, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music
For Old Salt Union, it’s back to the road, writing and a Saturday show at the Grey Eagle in Asheville

For Old Salt Union, it’s back to the road, writing and a Saturday show at the Grey Eagle in Asheville

Old Salt Union plays the Grey Eagle on Saturday, Jan. 9, with Gallows Bound.

by January 6, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Garden & Gun: Ed Helms releases bluegrass ode to Asheville with ‘Asheville City Skyline’

Garden & Gun: Ed Helms releases bluegrass ode to Asheville with ‘Asheville City Skyline’

Helms’ band, The Lonesome Trio, has a new album out later this month, one recorded at Echo Mountain Studios.

Steep Canyon Rangers to play Oct. 21 benefit for Asheville man suffering from brain lesions

Steep Canyon Rangers to play Oct. 21 benefit for Asheville man suffering from brain lesions

Sam Wharton is a local bluegrass musician who worked at Greenlife. His friends and family have launched a crowd-funding effort to raise money for medical bills.

by October 8, 2014 1 comment Asheville benefits
Crowdfunding Asheville: A successful book project for LaMotte; $6,000 sought for Monroe marker

Crowdfunding Asheville: A successful book project for LaMotte; $6,000 sought for Monroe marker

Asheville’s David LaMotte has raised more than $20,000 for a book project; Dallas Taylor seeks funds for Bill Monroe historical marker.

by May 22, 2014 3 comments Asheville features
Review: A night of virtuosity with the Steep Canyon Rangers

Review: A night of virtuosity with the Steep Canyon Rangers

Fans revel in Rangers songs, which are an integral part of the soundtrack to life in Western North Carolina.

by January 11, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music
Whiskey Shivers to play Jack of the Wood on Tuesday

Whiskey Shivers to play Jack of the Wood on Tuesday

Punk-inspired bluegrass. What more do you want?

by July 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville Music
UNC Asheville summer concert series to feature John Doyle, Buncombe Turnpike, Tom and Alice duo

UNC Asheville summer concert series to feature John Doyle, Buncombe Turnpike, Tom and Alice duo

The music features the traditions of bluegrass, Celtic and old-time.

by June 29, 2013 0 comments Asheville Music
Bluegrass Today: Balsam Range will play, appear in movie filming now near Charlotte

Bluegrass Today: Balsam Range will play, appear in movie filming now near Charlotte

The Haywood County band is providing three original songs for the movie, a crime thriller starring Dermot Mulroney.

Ashvegas concert review: Town Mountain at The Grey Eagle

Ashvegas concert review: Town Mountain at The Grey Eagle

Town Mountain was solid, but opener Steve McMurry might have stolen the show.

by July 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music, Reviews

Paul’s Creek and legendary fiddler Arvil Freeman to play Altamont Theatre in Asheville

  Press release here. Check these guys out – they’re the real deal: Join Paul’s Creek plus legendary fiddler Arvil Freeman @ the Altamont Theatre This Saturday at 8 p.m. for an upbeat concert of traditional & original mountain songs, stories & award winning dance. Carol Rifkin’s voice shines on everything from Carter family songs to originals. A touring artist[Read More…]

by June 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Shindig on the Green set to return to downtown Asheville on June 30

One of Asheville’s signature summer events. Press release here: The celebrated mountain tradition Shindig on the Green, which showcases the region’s rich heritage through its folk musicians and dancers, kicks off its 46th annual season by returning to the heart of downtown Asheville in Pack Square Park. With its first gathering of the summer on Saturday June 30th, this year’s[Read More…]

by June 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Balsam Range musician’s surgery, done to bluegrass tunes, a success

Buddy Melton of the popular Western North Carolina bluegrass band Balsam Range was injured last week after he was kicked in the face by a cow. The Balsam Range website reports Melton’s weekend surgery was a success (via Bluegrass Today): Buddy’s surgery today (about 10 hours) was completed with great success complete. Thanks for all the thoughts and prayers! We[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 1 comment Asheville Music

Cow kicks Balsam Range vocalist/fiddler in the head; Buddy Melton recovering at Asheville hospital

I first heard this news about the injury to Buddy Melton of the popular bluegrass band Balsam Range this morning on WNCW, then found this update at Bluegrass Today. Hoping for the best for Buddy: Buddy Melton, fiddler and tenor vocalist with Balsam Range, was injured earlier today when he was kicked in the face while loading cattle. At this point,[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Dehlia Low, one of Asheville’s best bluegrass bands, announces touring break

From Dehlia Low’s page on fb: We’re writing to let you know that as 2011 was our busiest touring season so far, we’ve decided to slow down a bit. With that in mind, we’re going to take a touring hiatus at least through most of 2012. A few of us- excitedly- will be welcoming new editions into our families this[Read More…]

by February 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
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