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Asheville singer-songwriters Anya Hinkle, left, and Alexa Rose each won first place in their respective categories of the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at the Merlefest music festival in Wilkesboro this past weekend. Hinkle won first place in the bluegrass category for her song "Ballad of Zona Abston," while Rose won first place in the general category for her song, "Medicine for Living." /photo by Martin Anderson

Asheville musicians snag top honors in Merlefest 2019 songwriting contest

First-place winners took home a $600 cash prize and were award performances at Merlefest, which draws tens of thousands of fans each year to Wilkesboro.

by April 29, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Malcolm Holcombe has a new record out, and he’s got something he wants to say

Malcolm Holcombe has a new record out, and he’s got something he wants to say

Malcolm Holcombe says he’s upset by what he sees happening around him, but by the grace of his fans and his wife’s mashed potatoes, he perseveres.

by December 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Alanis Morissette loves Malaprop’s bookstore in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Alanis Morissette loves Malaprop’s bookstore in Asheville

Singer’s selfie showers some love on Asheville’s revered indy book shop.

by August 17, 2015 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville