Post Tagged with: "folk music"

Punch Brothers /photo by Josh Goleman

Punch Brothers, marrying the folk and formal, set for The Orange Peel in Asheville

The Punch Brothers are coming off a big Grammy Award win earlier this year.

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Mountain folk festival returns to Mars Hill campus on Oct. 1

Mountain folk festival returns to Mars Hill campus on Oct. 1

The Bascom Lamar Lunsford “Minstrel of Appalachia” Festival is the second longest-running folk festival in Western North Carolina.

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
News obit: Pete Seeger, folk music champion who found his banjo in Asheville

News obit: Pete Seeger, folk music champion who found his banjo in Asheville

Asheville would do well to remember Pete’s song, his message, his purpose.

by January 28, 2014 4 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
News obit: Folk legend Richie Havens

News obit: Folk legend Richie Havens

Havens, the Woodstock alum, played Asheville many times in recent years.

by April 22, 2013 0 comments Asheville Music

Goodbye, Doc. Enjoy those uncloudy days

Here are a few photos I shot of Doc Watson over the years of attending Merlefest. The Saturday morning show Doc did every year at the festival was always the best, in my mind. More intimate. More of a feeling of Doc taking you to church with his music. The beauty of his music on those mornings made me cry.[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 3 comments Asheville Music

Bluegrass Today: Doc Watson hospitalized after fall

Folk music legend Doc Watson, 89, has been hospitalized, according to Bluegrass Today. More: According to two close friends of Watson’s, Doc fell on Monday and was taken to a regional hospital near his home. After taking a turn for the worse, he was airlifted to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem where he is being treated for what may be a[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music