Asheville native Warren Haynes and his band kicked off the July Fourth holiday weekend in fine form by rocking the night away at Highland Brewing's Meadow Stage.
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.
It was a transcendent night.
After four nights of incredible music, where do we go from here? Wherever the hell Warren Haynes wants to take us.
For all the attention on big national acts, the annual Christmas Jam is a giant spotlight on local talent.
Rocker Dave Grohl and his crew stopped by a couple of Asheville's awesome restaurants this snowy weekend to fuel up for his big Christmas Jam performances.
Here's one: Dave Grohl playing "Play" live, for the first time ever.
The two-day Christmas Jam is set for Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 at the US Cellular Center.
Also, the Marcus King Family Reunion will be held Friday and Saturday at Pisgah Brewing.
Warren Haynes with Jake Shimaburoko. Warren Haynes with the Avett Brothers. Warren Haynes with Trey Anastasio. Warren Haynes with Ann Wilson. It was an incredible night.
A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.
Check out the Satellite Gallery's Christmas Jam Art Show, the Jam by Day and more.
The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is a big fundraiser for the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.
Also, a rally against judicial gerrymandering in North Carolina is set for Monday in Pack Square Park, and more.
The first-ever Marcus King Band Family Reunion brings together regional musicians that in a line-up that King himself curated.
Also, the deadline to apply to be a part of this summer's Big Crafty is Sunday, and much more.
Angel Olsen and Greg Cartwright will play solo sets at the March 10 show at The Orange Peel.
Also, ticket and concession sales stats from December's Christmas Jam, and much more.
The chemistry between Bob Weir and Alison Krauss brought electric new life to the Grateful Dead's "Peggy-O."
Holly Bowling was also one of the bright stars of the night.
The concert also raises money for a great cause, the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.
Haynes will join Asheville Habitat supporters at 3 p.m. on Dec. 9. They working on a 10-house subdivision in the Shiloh neighborhood.
The lineup for the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam show in Asheville includes Gov't Mule, Bob Weir, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss and more.
Construction on the first home in the subdivision began more than two years ago.
Also, there's a roving gang of street sweepers in downtown Asheville, and much more.
The jam went deep into the night Saturday.
Warren Haynes joins the Doobie Brothers, plus tunes by Dawes, Blackberry Smoke, Bruce Hornsby and more.
The Marcus King Band joins the Jam By Day line-up at the Asheville Music Hall on Saturday.
Also, The Honeycutters, one of Asheville's hottest bands, releases a new music video, and more.
Austin Haynes, the campaign manager and son of City Council candidate Brian Haynes, was charged with possessing more than 6 pounds of marijuana back in March.
More acts will be announced in coming weeks.
Southern rocker Warren Haynes and friends lent their support to the candidacy of Haynes' brother, Brian.
The Sept. 8 concert at New Mountain AVL will also include Jeff Sipe, Malcomb Holcombe, Free Radio, more.
Rumors of a Grateful Dead reunion tour in 2015 are heating up.
The annual event is set for Dec. 13 at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville.
Farmer was Haynes' longtime guitar tech and a well-known presence at the annual Christmas Jam in Asheville.
Haynes, who grew up in Asheville, announced he would play with the band through 2014 and then move on.
Check out all that's going on with the annual Christmas Jam this weekend, day and night.
The line-up also includes Aquarium Rescue Unit, Bill Evans, Oar, Keb Mo, John Scofield and more.
The all-star jam will cover two days just like it did for its 20th anniversary.
Warren Haynes Christmas Jam 2012 feat. Blind Boys of Alabama.
The Avetts, Sheryl Crow, the Blind Boys of Alabama and more.
The Avett Brothers last performed in Asheville two years ago.