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Asheville World Cup Hot Spots

Asheville World Cup Hot Spots

2018 World Cup fever has hit Asheville. Soccer fans are turning out to cheer on their favorite teams, and they’re getting an especially friendly reception at Asheville’s local craft breweries. Here’s a quick look just three of the many locations to catch a match.

This Memorial Day, visit the WNC Military History Museum

This Memorial Day, visit the WNC Military History Museum

Military history comes alive through unique and personal arrangements facts collected at The WNC Military History Museum, located in the heart of downtown Brevard. The museum is one man’s passion project to tell the stories of World War I and II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Cold War, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the War on Terror. Learn[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
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
Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Asheville

Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Asheville

We checked out the views from five of our favorite Asheville rooftop bars on this edition of the GritVegas Weekend Update. Take a tour with us, from Capella on 9 to the Social Lounge, Pillar Bar to Top of the Monk & the Montford, and see what each one offers. Presented by the Grail Moviehouse – http://www.grailmoviehouse.com/

by October 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
VIDEO: All Go West + Weekend Events

VIDEO: All Go West + Weekend Events

All Go West is upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited! The schedule is amazing, but we picked a few of our favorites for you to check out. Asheville Grit will be at the Brew Pump Stage again this year, so come say hi! We’ll have Grit swag and a few other surprises. All Go West isn’t the only[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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
VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s a quick look at some of the events happening around Asheville this weekend, including a screening of silent films accompanied by live music performed by Andrew Fletcher.

by June 1, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
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
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

Also, the big annual Herb Festival is this weekend at the Farmer’s Market, and much more.

by May 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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
VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

It’s that weekend, y’all! We’ve got a great roundup of events for you. Read on to find one that’s perfect for you. Thursday, 4/13 Stupid F*cking Bird @ Magnetic 375 Opens Thursday (through Saturday) at 7:30 The award-winning retelling of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull, penned by Aaron Posner, comes to Magnetic. The show is “furiously paced, often hilarious, irreverent, but moving, and song-filled.” Sign us up.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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
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
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Ben Sollee

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee comes by for a chat and some cello music.

by March 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

Don’t forget to set those clocks an hour forward this weekend, y’all! Spring Forward has arrived, and we are springing into this weekend with some amazing events. Here’s the scoop.     Thursday through Saturday Featured Event o’ the Week! Terry Tempest: The Final Interview @ the Magnetic Theatre Thursday–Saturday weekends through March 25 7:30 pm Now in its second weekend, Terry[Read More…]

by March 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Soundcheck AVL: The Jon Stickley Trio

Soundcheck AVL: The Jon Stickley Trio

The Jon Stickley Trio stops by Ashvegas for a Soundcheck with our very own Caleb Calhoun. The Trio plays this Friday at the Grey Eagle.  

by March 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Bike Love 2017 and Asheville weekend events roundup

VIDEO: Bike Love 2017 and Asheville weekend events roundup

Here’s a quick look at some of what’s happening around town, including Bike Love ’17 and the season opener for the Blue Ridge Roller Girls.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

VIDEO: What to do in Asheville weekend of Feb. 10

Drag Queen Bingo, y’all.

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

VIDEO: Events for this weekend + a peek at Fringe Fest 2017

Here’s a look at events coming up this weekend, including the Asheville Fringe Festival.

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

Ready for another wacky weekend in Asheville? We are! Here’s our roundup of what’s happening in town this weekend. Plus, we have a very special guest who will sing to you of the evils of Krampus when you watch our video… Thursday, January 19 The Ghostlight Project @ Magnetic 375 5:30 pm The local chapter of the national Ghostlight Project will[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: What to do around Asheville on New Year’s Eve weekend 2016

VIDEO: What to do around Asheville on New Year’s Eve weekend 2016

If you’re feeling anything like we are about 2016, you’re ready to wave goodbye and turn over a new page. This New Year’s weekend, we’ve got a list of the hippest and most happening things in the area, which are guaranteed to send you into the future with a bang. We advise you to rest up Thursday and Friday so you can[Read More…]

by December 29, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rain in Asheville, raining fire in Gatlinburg, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rain in Asheville, raining fire in Gatlinburg, more

Also, the Asheville chapter of Pantsuit Nation has an advocacy event coming up, and much more.

by November 29, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
GritVegas Weekend Update – 11/24/16

GritVegas Weekend Update – 11/24/16

We’re thankful for all the wonderful events happening this weekend in Asheville! Here’s our Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update – Thanksgiving style. Get out there and party off that turkey! THANKSGIVING DAY 11/24 Orphan’s Thanksgiving Potluck @ Crow and Quill A potluck for your very special Thanksgiving Day at your favorite bar. With magick from Ahnika Meyer-Wilde. Friday, 11/25 IT’S BLACK FRIDAY Y’ALL. David Wilcox Annual Thanksgiving[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Beer Guy Tony Kiss to write about Asheville beer for Ashvegas, MountainX

Beer Guy Tony Kiss to write about Asheville beer for Ashvegas, MountainX

Tony Kiss will join Ashvegas in covering the release of Highland Brewing’s uber-popular seasonal Cold Mountain ale later this week.

by November 8, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Morgan Freeman spotted in Sylva

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Morgan Freeman spotted in Sylva

Asheville, Clingman Cafe has been renamed Ultra Coffee, and much more.

by October 6, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The days have been gorgeous, the nights are getting cooler, and the calendar is buzzing with all varieties of fantastic events. Our beloved mountain town is increasingly the site of some of the best in arts and entertainment in the region, and here’s our roundup of what’s on our radar for this weekend. As always, if we missed something let us[Read More…]

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

It’s summer’s last hoorah! The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, and soon it will be time to trade in swimsuits for sweaters. But it’s not over yet, y’all! Kick back and bask in summer’s final gasp with our carefully curated selection of events around town. As always, we’d love to hear from you about what we[Read More…]

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/25/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/25/16

Asheville! Are you ready for another stellar weekend? There’s a lot to be excited about, including the fact that Thursday marks the 100th birthday of the National Parks! Get outside and celebrate in one of our fabulous and beautiful national parks. And when you get back to town, check out some of these events. Asheville Grit and the Millroom are also giving away[Read More…]

by August 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville events, 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
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 4

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 4

What up, Asheville? If you love the weekend like we do, you’ll love our roundup of weekend events! We also have a special announcement about Underground Sound: The Path to Music Video Asheville. We are so thrilled about this contest, open for submissions now on ashevillegrit.com/undergroundsound. If you’re a musician, upload an amateur video of yourself playing an original song. Voting opens[Read More…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

This weekend is chock-full of amazingness, from live music to art installations and the downtown LEAF Festival. Here’s our rundown of what we’re thrilled about. And we’re running a ticket giveaway! The person that hits the most spots and events from this weekend’s edition of the GritVegas Update will win two tickets to the Friday and Saturday runway shows at Asheville[Read More…]

The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for July 21, 2016

The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for July 21, 2016

Yeah, it’s hot outside, but we’ve got some cool ways to enjoy the weekend.

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

It’s time to put your toes in the water and your butt in the sand here in Asheville, as this weekend heats up! There are some amazing events to check out this weekend, from music to movies, roller derby to tiki cocktails, we’ve got a little something for everyone. How many events are you going to check out? Anything we missed? Leave us[Read More…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Here’s your quick video guide to the weekend in Asheville.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Your quick video guide to what’s happening around Asheville the weekend of June 24.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Visitors are swamping DuPont State Forest

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Visitors are swamping DuPont State Forest

Also, NPR World Cafe host David Dye and a crew were in Asheville recording local musicians for an upcoming show, and more.

by February 22, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Unremittingly bleak, “The Witch” is filled with images so haunting that many people will find the movie disturbing.

by February 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
Chicken, biscuit, gravy, eggs, cheese, and hash browns a la Mojo.

Asheville Bluegrass Brunch at Mojo Kitchen and Lounge

Hello Asheville, In my “Best of 2015” Stoobie Awards, I have listed three “brunches of note,” along with the winner for “Best Brunch 2015!” That high honor went to my friends at The Junction, with The Grey Eagle, and Buffalo Nickel also receiving the nod. In my piece I admit that I don’t eat a lot of brunch, because my[Read More…]

Ashvegas 10th anniversary party set for Friday at Sky Lanes Bowling Alley

Ashvegas 10th anniversary party set for Friday at Sky Lanes Bowling Alley

We’ll have PBR on special, Root Down Food Truck on hand for delicious eats and much more.

by December 2, 2015 2 comments Asheville events
VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Preserving Hickory Nut Gorge’

VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Preserving Hickory Nut Gorge’

Three salamander species are found nowhere else in the world by Hickory Nut Gorge.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The 10th anniversary of Ashvegas.com, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The 10th anniversary of Ashvegas.com, more

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Asheville Zombiewalk.

by April 4, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas T-shirts now for sale

Ashvegas T-shirts now for sale

Buy a T-shirt and help support local, independent news.

by September 3, 2014 6 comments Asheville business

Once again, Ashvegas named best local website by readers of Mountain Xpress

Thank you, loyal readers. You keep ol’ Ashvegas going.

by August 11, 2013 6 comments Asheville features

2011 Top Spots: BlogAsheville wraps up Asheville blogging news

And Ashvegas gets mentioned a couple of times in the BlogAsheville list of the year’s top blogging news: Mission Health PR spokeswoman Janet Moore dissects “The Ashvegas Crisis”–a social media fiasco based around top local blog Ashvegas.com–in a presentation uploaded to YouTube. Remarks denigrating WNC residents as “hillbillies” cause outcry. She resigns. Redesign at last!: Ashvegas.com, after holding unshakeable top[Read More…]

by December 12, 2011 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Saloon

Ashvegas Saloon fundraiser hosted by Asheville Affiliates on Thursday will benefit Asheville Area Arts Council

This is going to be a fun event. From loyal readers Graham, Sarah and Ching: Please join the Asheville Affiliates for our final event of 2011 – Ashvegas Saloon – benefitting the Asheville Area Arts Council, Thursday, December 8th from 5:30-8:30 at the Asheville Music Hall (previously Stella Blue at 31 Patton Avenue). Break out your cowboy hats and spurs[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Asheville features