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What have Been the Biggest Music Events in Asheville in the Last Decade?

Asheville is rapidly making a name for itself as one of the best music cities in the United States. There are numerous music festivals focusing on a wide range of genres that occur throughout the year, while well-known international acts are also viewing the North Carolina city as a perfect location to come and perform. Live music has become a significant contributing factor to boosting tourism in Asheville, and the city has a long tradition of hosting popular music events. Here are some of the biggest music events to have occurred in Asheville over the last ten years.

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Flat Rock Playhouse Presents The Music Of Billy Joel And Elton John

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The Flat Rock Playhouse 2016 season will continue with the return of Music on the Rock legend Dustin Brayley and Flat Rock newcomer Kyle T. Martin performing the hits of Billy Joel and Elton John. The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John will run from June 9th through June 19th at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville.

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Asheville Sessions: Michael McFarland

Asheville Sessions: Michael McFarland

Asheville Sessions meets up with local singer/songwriter Michael McFarland for an acoustic set off of his new album, A Sarcastic TangoUnleaded rhythmic alt-pop fuels singer/songwriter and two-wheel troubadour Michael McFarland’s engine. Garnering comparisons ranging from modern rock groups such as Matchbox 20 & The Fray to classic singer-songwriters such as Paul Simon & Elton John, the Asheville, NC based performer mixes an intensity with a sensitivity wrapped in effective contradictions. Astride his motorcycle, with a guitar strapped to his back – making references to quantum mechanics or science fiction – McFarland embraces and explores his wide spectrum of knowledge, interests, experiences, and hobbies in his music and writing. Michael McFarland in the simplest summary? Writer, Rocker, Biker, Geek.

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