Post Tagged with: "Merlefest"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ingles buys 17-acre Patton Avenue property

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ingles buys 17-acre Patton Avenue property

Also, Axeville Throwing Club is planning to open a second location in south Asheville, and much more.

by July 25, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.

by August 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Four Asheville 2018 James Beard Award nominees

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Four Asheville 2018 James Beard Award nominees

Also, Larry Colemon’s Sign Shop on Haywood Road in West Asheville has been sold, and more.

by February 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Whale Craft Beer Collective opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Whale Craft Beer Collective opens in West Asheville

There’s major work on the dam at the reservoir that provides Asheville with most of its drinking water, and more.

by December 24, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
News obit: Bluegrass musician and music super-fan Lloyd Johnson dies

News obit: Bluegrass musician and music super-fan Lloyd Johnson dies

A crowdfunding campaign has been established to create the Lloyd Johnson Memorial Scholarship.

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Merlefest on the Road features rising stars Thursday at Isis Music Hall

Merlefest on the Road features rising stars Thursday at Isis Music Hall

Merlefest will celebrate its 30th anniversary in April. This show will offer a great preview of the talent at the event.

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Merlefest hits the road with concert series featuring Tellico, Zoe and Cloyd, High Plains Jamboree

Merlefest hits the road with concert series featuring Tellico, Zoe and Cloyd, High Plains Jamboree

Merlefest on the Road kicks off Thursday at The Isis Music Hall in West Asheville.

Initial Merlefest 2013 line-up announced: Charlie Daniels Band, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, more

Initial Merlefest 2013 line-up announced: Charlie Daniels Band, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, more

Merlefest 2013 promises to be a big year despite being the first year without the presence of the legendary Doc Watson.

by November 8, 2012 2 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

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