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From roller rink to R&B, Orange Peel in Asheville to open history exhibit

From roller rink to R&B, Orange Peel in Asheville to open history exhibit

The history of the Orange Peel location begins with its 1946 construction as a roller rink and extends through its time as a soul and R&B club, an auto parts warehouse and current-day.

The Grey Eagle celebrates 25th anniversary with day-long music fest at Lake Eden

The Grey Eagle celebrates 25th anniversary with day-long music fest at Lake Eden

The Saturday music festival in Black Mountain features Mandolin Orange, The Budos Band, James McMurtry, Of Montreal, and more. There’s also a Friday kick-off party at The Grey Eagle.

by June 23, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville real estate market settles down

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville real estate market settles down

Also, Asheville’s poetry slam scene is experiencing a resurgence, and more.

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Kyle Petty and David Childers

It’s music, not motorsports, commanding Kyle Petty’s attention these days

Kyle Petty and David Childers are set to perform on Saturday at the White Horse Black Mountain.

by January 9, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
With gut-wrenching emotion, ‘Army of Love’ faces down childhood cancer

With gut-wrenching emotion, ‘Army of Love’ faces down childhood cancer

Singer-songwriter Dave Desmelik penned one of the most powerful Asheville albums of 2018; it’s a record about childhood illness.

by January 3, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music, Opinion
Desmelik organizes Asheville-area musicians into Army of Love for benefit

Desmelik organizes Asheville-area musicians into Army of Love for benefit

The show is set for Dec. 9 at The Grey Eagle, and will feature Amanda Anne Platt, Shannon Whitworth, Laura Blackley, Jane Kramer and many more.

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville musicians come together for Feed the Need benefit show

Asheville musicians come together for Feed the Need benefit show

Ashley Heath, Lyric and Juan Holladay are just a few of the musicians set to play this benefit for MANNA FoodBank.

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

The biggest request came from Buncombe County’s recreation services department seeking $6 million for a greenway and for Buncombe County Sports Park improvements.

by August 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Music on the Fly celebrates second anniversary at Asheville Regional Airport

Music on the Fly celebrates second anniversary at Asheville Regional Airport

Music on the Fly brings live, local music to the Asheville airport once a month.

by July 27, 2018 1 comment Asheville Music
VIDEO: With Max Gross Weight, a bluegrass picker turns to rock

VIDEO: With Max Gross Weight, a bluegrass picker turns to rock

Max Gross Weight, a rock trio that includes Bradley J. Carter, Dakota Waddell and Cody Britton, plans to issue a new EP this summer.

by March 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

For Josh Foster, his love of metal music is part performance art and part therapy session.

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
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
Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Look for a series of “farewell to The Altamont” shows before the venue closes.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News

WNC Yarn Crawl, more Mother’s Day weekend things to do around Asheville

Another edition of the Great American Strip-Off, an Ashley English book release party and local CD release events by Aaron Burdett and Skunk Ruckus are also on tap.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL, featuring Laura Blackley, Travers Brothership, The Paper Crowns

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL, featuring Laura Blackley, Travers Brothership, The Paper Crowns

Check out these videos of three great Asheville musicians.

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Soundcheck AVL: Travers Brothership

Travers Brothership stops by the Salvage Station for another edition of Soundcheck AVL with Caleb Calhoun.  

by April 13, 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: 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
Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

Soundcheck AVL: David Earl Tomlinson, The Moon and You debut new albums

David Earl’s show is set for Saturday at Isis Music Hall, while The Moon and You will celebrate at N.C. Stage on Sunday.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Cedric Burnside, Whiskey Shivers, Sonny Knight & The Lakers, The Northside Gentlemen and more fill out the lineup.

by March 18, 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
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
Asheville music scene revels in Grammy win for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Asheville music scene revels in Grammy win for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

The win validated the work of a host of musicians who have pursued their art and their music in Asheville for years.

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Look for more comedy shows, more late-night dance parties and the quality music programming fans have grown to love.

by January 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
VIDEO: Billy Strings

VIDEO: Billy Strings

Check out Billy Strings.

by January 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Ben Phan/ photo by Adam McMillian

PODCAST: Ben Phan at The Brew Pump in West Asheville

Ben Phan recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to record a new album in 2017.

by December 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
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
Asheville marimba queen Ford launches new school, Village Marimba

Asheville marimba queen Ford launches new school, Village Marimba

Sue Ford has been leading a middle school marimba band for the past 12 years.

by December 13, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville business
Karmasonics indy music shop in downtown Asheville to close after 22-year run

Karmasonics indy music shop in downtown Asheville to close after 22-year run

The downtown shop was Asheville’s longest-lived independent music shop.

Review: Moon Taxi invites fans into their musical family during Orange Peel show

Review: Moon Taxi invites fans into their musical family during Orange Peel show

During their show, the indie rockers out of Nashville performed “Hallelujah” in honor of Leonard Cohen’s passing.

by November 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO Things to do in Asheville the weekend of Nov. 10

VIDEO Things to do in Asheville the weekend of Nov. 10

From Veteran’s Day to the fall version of the River Arts District Studio Stroll, there’s lots happening this weekend.

by November 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
YouTube Asheville: The Fritz, Tellico, The Broadcast, The Digs, more

YouTube Asheville: The Fritz, Tellico, The Broadcast, The Digs, more

Asheville has incredible musical talent. Here’s a sampling.

by August 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Feedbands finds success in Asheville w/ indie music streaming, vinyl subscription service

Feedbands finds success in Asheville w/ indie music streaming, vinyl subscription service

FeedBands is a crowdsourced record label that also literally feeds bands with food it grows on its Fairview farm.

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 Guitar Bar opens in River Arts District

Asheville Guitar Bar opens in River Arts District

The venue will feature live music, music-related retail, apparel, art, and beer, according to a press release.

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

Music for the event includes members of Tellico and Rod Picott.

VIDEO: Andrew Scotchie’s ‘Always With You’ to be released Aug. 10

VIDEO: Andrew Scotchie’s ‘Always With You’ to be released Aug. 10

In the song, Scotchie plays tribute to his late father.

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
James McMurtry on musicians as service industry personnel, and more

James McMurtry on musicians as service industry personnel, and more

James McMurtry plays the Grey Eagle on Friday, July 22. The show starts at 8 p.m.

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Burlesque and circus cabaret, Teatro del Gusto, returns to Orange Peel on July 24

Burlesque and circus cabaret, Teatro del Gusto, returns to Orange Peel on July 24

It’s an evening full of comedy, acrobatics, juggling, live music and burlesque.

by July 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts
The Moon and You celebrate debut album at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Moon and You celebrate debut album at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Friday night party will include performances by a burlesque performer, a bellydancer, puppeteers and much more.

by June 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
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.

Swannanoa Gathering celebrates 25th anniversary with summer program

Swannanoa Gathering celebrates 25th anniversary with summer program

It all starts on July Fourth weekend out at Warren Wilson College.

Live, local music arrives at Asheville Regional Airport with podcast partnership

Live, local music arrives at Asheville Regional Airport with podcast partnership

Live, local music at the Asheville Regional Airport.

by May 20, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music, feature
Asheville Weekend Update: Win tickets to LEAF

Asheville Weekend Update: Win tickets to LEAF

There’s so much happening this weekend. Check out our video!

by May 12, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
The Orange Peel brings Kruger Brothers show to Asheville church

The Orange Peel brings Kruger Brothers show to Asheville church

Central United Methodist Church has amazing acoustics and can seat 800 people, according to Orange Peel officials.

by May 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Isaac Coleman, civil rights advocate in Asheville, dies

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Isaac Coleman, civil rights advocate in Asheville, dies

Also, Asheville-area hotel occupancy rates were up again in February of this year compared to February 2015, and more.

by May 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
New music conference in Asheville celebrates the Haken Continuum Fingerboard

New music conference in Asheville celebrates the Haken Continuum Fingerboard

The June conference, dubbed ContinuuCon, will be held at The Altamont Theatre. Sign up now.

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville band stephanie’s id is breaking up; farewell show set for May 1

Asheville band stephanie’s id is breaking up; farewell show set for May 1

In gut-wrenching detail, lead singer Stephanie Morgan details what’s led to the break up of one of Asheville’s most beloved bands.

by April 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music, Asheville News
WIN TIX To see Alabama Shakes at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26

WIN TIX To see Alabama Shakes at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26

Leave a comment on this blog post to be entered to win a pair of tickets to see the Alabama Shakes at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26. You can buy tickets here. (You can buy tickets here.) Here’s more about the Alabama Shakes from their website: ALABAMA SHAKES SOUND & COLOR ATO RECORDS / ROUGH TRADE[Read More…]

by April 13, 2016 83 comments Asheville Music