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Busy Weekend in Asheville: GeekOut and All Go West Fest June 7th & 8th

Busy Weekend in Asheville: All Go West Fest & Geek Out

Happening June 7th, 2014 the second All Go West Fest is happening in West Asheville. There will be three stages set up with bands playing starting at 11 am until 1 am. Three stages will be used, so pick and choose your bands wisely. Find bands at Isis, The Mothlight, and an outdoor stage (location of the outdoor stage is to be announced.) All Go West is an entirely free event, so be sure to show your local love and buy a beer (or two, or three…) from the venues that offer a fine variety of wares. Unlike last year, Taste of the West – the VIP portion of All Go West is not happening, but we hope to see it back next year. In the meantime, check out the list of amazing artists that are performing June 7th.

The lineup includes:

  • Soldier’s Heart
  • The Rock Academy
  • Stooges Brass Band
  • GFE
  • Mother Explosives
  • Comet West
  • Ancient River
  • Hello Hugo
  • The Tills
  • The Secret B-Sides
  • Desert Noises
  • Emily Easterly
  • Tauk
  • The Hermit Kings
  • Onawa
  • The Poles
  • EEF Barzelay
  • Doc Aquatic
  • Nest Egg
  • Invisible III
  • Future West
  • Strut
  • The Horse You Rode In On
  • Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel
  • Josh Phillips & Suzanna Baum
  • Elephant Wrecking Ball
  • Free Radio
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Hannah Kaminer
  • Cee Knowledge and the Cosmic Funk Orchestra
  • Hank West & The Smokin’ Hots
  • The Get Right Band


In addition to the All Go West Fest, GeekOut is kicking off the 6th and will be having events all day from the 7th through the 8th at UNCA. GeekOut encompasses everything popular arts here in Western North Carolina, so be ready for this celebration of arts, film, animation, costuming, comics, and more. Check out this list of exhibitors and artists:


  • Baby Rabiez
  • Borderlands Comics & Games
  • Comic Envy
  • CONjuration/Exile Into Imagination
  • D6 Hobby & Games
  • Day of the Doodles
  • The Deck Box
  • Dragonsong Forge
  • The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
  • INTRIGUE: The Hero’s Hideaway
  • Mad Max’s Comics and Games
  • Model Blocks
  • Paperback Palace
  • Razorfly Studios
  • Readers: The Series
  • Reggie’s Comics & Collectibles/Rebel Base comics & Toys
  • Retro Reboot
  • Spellbound Children’s Bookshop
  • Tokyo Toybox
  • Twilight Creations
  • The Wyvern’s Tale


  • Fian Arroyo Illustration
  • Asheville Harry Potter Alliance
  • Alfred Ramirez
  • C.A. Hircus
  • Chris Behrens (Eyeball Productions)
  • The Art of Robert Boyer
  • Brent Brown Graphix
  • Cartoonify!
  • Gabrielle Dearman
  • Gilesbros.com
  • Hoa Binh Music
  • I.R. Harris
  • James E. Lyle
  • Robert Jenkins
  • Megan Johnson
  • Junquentoys
  • Greg Keyzer
  • Klay Hawk Dolls
  • Carolina Lebar
  • Jeremy Leeman Leeman
  • Ian Leino
  • Lucid Ink Comics
  • Bailey Nickerson
  • Robot Wonderboy
  • Suz Roach
  • Season of the Geek
  • Sick and Tiled
  • Slackmatic
  • Kaysha Siemens
  • Louis Small, Jr.
  • A Study in Polish
  • Sweet Geek
  • WEB Products
  • The Yarn Poet
  • YaYa Originals


  • 501st Legion
  • Mandalorian Mercs
  • The Beyonders Podcast
  • Carolina D20 Girls
  • Cosplay Kasterborous
  • Asheville Comic Expo
  • Asheville Anime Regional Convention
  • The Nerdicon
  • Alliance Crossroads
  • Society for Creative Anachronism
  • Stuff Monsters Like
  • Blue Ridge Rollergirls
  • Multiverse Asheville
  • Carolina Ghostbusters

AshevilleBlog staff will be at both events taking part in the fun, so if you see us there, please say hello! We’d love to meet you. Check back for our recap video of the event coming at a later date!

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