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Hey Rosetta! Plays The Grey eagle 5/12/15

Hey Rosetta band

Hey Rosetta! is celebrating the release of their new record Second Sight (out now via Sonic Records) with a spring tour. The album is receiving critical acclaim—Vice’s Noisey states that it’s “music worth screaming about” andNOW Magazine adds, “Calling it their pinnacle might be premature, butSecond Sight is so damn invigorating that it may just be their best yet.”

Second Sight was recorded at Montreal’s MixArt studio and produced by Marcus Paquin (Arcade Fire, Stars, The National). Of the recording process Paquin explains, “I challenged the band to pull influence from new places and check out new sounds and let go of what they had accomplished in their demos. From those new sounds and inspirations, Tim’s lyrics just kept expanding. Musically and dynamically, this record has an extremely wide range compared to where we started. And Tim’s unmistakable voice is the glue that holds everything together.” 

The band was recently featured on NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” stream and read the piece here: http://n.pr/1vp2UBy. In addition, they recently performed live sessions for Relix and Daytrotter, and their video for “What Arrows” premiered at USA Today. Of the video, which is part of the final Fogo footage, USA Today says, “The presentation itself is simple—the group and their instruments, awash in projections of crashing waves as the song crescendos—but the song is equal parts anthemic, dreamy and meditative...” 

Hey Rosetta! is comprised of Baker, Adam Hogan (guitars, vocals), Josh Ward (bass, keyboards, vocals), Phil Maloney (drums, percussion, vocals), Romesh Thavanathan (keyboards, guitars, cello, vocals), Kinley Dowling (violin, vocals) and Mara Pellerin (vocals, French horn, trumpet). The band’s last two albums, Into Your Lungs and Seeds, were short-listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize. In 2012 they received a Juno nomination for New Group of the Year. 

For more information, please contact Kristina HeadrickMary Moyer orCarla Sacks at Sacks & Co., 212.741.1000.

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Asheville Bar Fly: Buffalo Nickel

Buffalo Nickel Bar

No visit to Boho West Asheville is complete without a stop at the “Buff Nick”, enjoy a chic craft beer in one of the few dog free bars on the Westside. Tuesday is trivia night, enjoy watching the finest minds in Asheville down cheap draft beer whilst outwitting themselves for your amusement. KIDS EAT FREE. So grab your hats and brats and head on down to The Buffalo Nickel.

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Dates for Shingdig On The Green, Mountain Dance and Folk Festival Announced

Photo by Aaron Dahlstrom

The Folk Heritage Committee announces its summer 2015 dates for two celebrated mountain traditions in Asheville, North Carolina: the 49th season of Shindig on the Green and the 88th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival. Each event features long-standing as well as the newest generation of traditional and mountain string bands, ballad singers, and big circle mountain dancers and cloggers, resulting in fun-filled and authentic evenings enjoyed by kith and kin of all ages.

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Eliot Lipp + Late Night Radio at New Mountain AVL 4/25/15

Eliot Lipp

Eliot Lipp + Late Night Radio will be rolling through Asheville this Saturday 4/25 and will be bringing the party with them.

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Front Country To Play Isis 4/21/15

Front Country Band

San Francisco's neo-bluegrass blues rock fusion outfit Front Country will be rolling through Asheville tomorrow 4/21 playing at Isis.

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Introducing the Asheville Bar Fly

Asheville Bar Fly

Hi sweet lovely fellow semi conscious almost always hungover kindred spirits in a rocks glass!  I am your voluptuous, rowdy, randy and almost always tipsy friend the Asheville Bar Fly!  A sparkly, glittery half drunk version of course, but not one that will be easily pigeon holed.  My persona is about as ADD as my focus on the task at hand... just know that you are loved, you are important and you will be a more informed drunk each week after our session.   The back wash of the back story begins long ago in a bar room far away. 

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Pilobolus Brings Dance to Diana Wortham Theatre April 7-8

Pilobolus

“...one of the world’s most popular modern-dance troupes... famous for its wit and sensuality.”

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Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion at the Diane Wortham Theatre March 24 & 25th

Photo by Ian Douglas

Who:                           Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion

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Music Video Asheville Tickets on Sale Now

music video asheville

Music Video Asheville (MVA), the annual showcase highlighting the pairing of Asheville musicians and filmmakers, is returning in 2015 to the Diane

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Blue Ridge Rollergirls Rock The Odditorium

blue ridge rollergirls

Are you wondering if your favorite Blue Ridge Rollergirl can get down with some Janis Joplin, Bruno Mars, or even Lisa Loeb? Come to West Asheville’s The Odditorium on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. to find out! The Blue Ridge Rollergirls would like to invite you to kick off their 2015 season with a karaoke night that will shimmy those skates (or ultra-cool Chuck Taylors) right off your feet.

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