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Angela James at The Mothlight 10/26/14

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Chicago-based singer-songwriter Angela James released her debut LP, Way Down Deep, on Tuesday, October 21. You can preview her music by visiting bandcamp: https://angelajames.bandcamp.com/album/way-down-deep

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Runner of the Woods at Jack of the Wood Sat 10/25/14

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Runner of the Woods Performs at Jack of the Wood on Sat 10/25
Featuring The Doc Marshalls’ Nicolas Beaudoing
Show 10:30pm; $5
(828) 252-5445
95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
www.jackofthewood.com

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Digfest 2014 Photos: Part One

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Digfest - the Downtown Independent Groove festival - has come and gone. Are you pining for more local music already? Wanting to relive the great memories? Check out the photos we grabbed from the event, and pine away. If you missed the festival this year, keep your eyes peeled for the 2015 festival. Be sure and support these local bands and check out them out during their next show. 

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Second Live@Aloft rooftop happening tonight

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Aloft Asheville Downtown will open its rooftop Air Level to the public on Sunday, Sept. 28, for the second in a series of events featuring local music and benefitting a local nonprofit.

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Brown Bag Songwriting Competition Returns for an 8th Season

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The Brown Bag Songwriting Competition is proud to announce the dates for it’s upcoming season of open-mic nights. Now in its 8th year, the Brown Bag will move to the Asheville Music Hall’s main room and kick-off the weekly songwriting and performance competition on Monday, September 8th, 2014 and continue each Monday following until November 17th, 2014. A Brown Bag Finals Showcase will take place on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

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DIG Fest 2014 Kicks Off Friday Night

DIG Fest 2014 Kicks Off Friday Night

What are you doing this weekend? If your answer was anything other than “I’m going to DIG fest”, then you might want to re-evaluate some of your life decisions…kidding, but seriously, you should check it out.

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Bailiff at One Stop in Asheville 8/13/2014

When Josh Siegel confided to one of his Berklee professors that he was dropping out to move home and start a band, that professor had one response: “don’t procrastinate.” A Craigslist ad went up immediately upon Siegel’s return to Chicago:

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Crazy Tom Banana Pants Anniversary Party

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Crazy Tom Banana Pants has over the past few months became one of my favorite local bands to see live. Our videographer, Wes introduced us to Caleb Hanks and his lively band of miscreants a while back when we recorded them for Asheville Sessions. I was hooked. From their catchy guitar licks, amazingly talented horn section, and absolutely fantastic Whitney Houston cover (plus a ton of groovy originals), they have left me more than pleased.

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Seth Walker Record Release Show at Grey Eagle 6/25/14

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Announcing Seth Walker’s Record Release Show at the Grey Eagle on Wed 6/25

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Recap in Pictures: All Go West 2014

Recap in Pictures: All Go West Fest 2014

All Go West 2014 has come and gone, and all that remains are the remnants of beer bottles scattered throughout West Asheville and the throbbing headaches of hungover enthusiasts the next day. All Go West never fails to please and this year was no exception - with an outstanding lineup including some stellar bands such as Soldiers Heart, Nest Egg, and Elephant Wrecking Ball, there was something for everyone. Die hard music lovers could start early and catch the music starting at 11 am, and stay until 1 am that morning - and we salute you if you stuck it out that long. 

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