Melvin Seals & JGB are on tour and will be making a stop in Asheville at New Mountain AVL on St Patrick’s Day. Read More »
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Critically lauded North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Malcolm Holcombe will release Pretty Little Troubles (Gypsy Eyes Music) April 7. Produced by Darrell Scott and recorded at The Sanctuary and Hippie Jack’s studios, the album is his 15th studio recording and follows 2016’s Another Black Hole. Read More »
Celebrating their 30th anniversary, MerleFest takes the show on the road. Read More »
Asheville's Salvage Station is proud to announce that Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven will be performing on Sunday, January 29th. The performance will include Mathis' recent rearrangement of Beethoven's Symphonies #3 and #6 with modern-era dance beats and plenty of waypoints for the musicians to jump off into heavy, full-band improvisations. Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance online for $15.00 from https://reedmathisandelectricbeethoven.eventbrite.com or at the door on the day of the event. Read More »
It’s the time of year for what is possibly my favorite beer event of the year! Burial Beer Co. is hosting the 3rd Annual Burnpile Harvest Festival today Saturday, October 29th beginning at 12:00pm and going until 10:00pm. Burnpile is a celebration of the harvest season, showcasing beer from over 30 breweries from around the country brewed with a plethora of autumnal ingredients, paired with great regional live music. Read More »
Salvage Station is proud to announce that Davis Rogan of HBO's TREME will be performing a free show on Wednesday, November 11th at 8pm. Davis is a fifth-generation New Orleanian who served as an actor, scriptwriter, piano coach, and songwriter as well as the muse for the popular character, Davis McAlary, over the show's four-year run.
Davis draws his musical inspiration from Professor Longhair and Fats Domino, as does every New Orleans rhythm and blues piano player. What separates Davis is his lyrics. The wit, irony and self-deprecation echo Randy Newman, but the wry observations about life, humanity and New Orleans are uniquely his. Read More »
Jeff Thompson's Giving Trio returns to Asheville for a wild and enchanted evening at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 3.
If you have seen these guys before, you know they don't just put on a show. It's more like gourmet food for the ears and eyes. Take a few cups of Thompson's stellar lyrics, four octave vocal range, dextrous guitar work, and theatrical stage presence, blend with Aaron Price's delectable vocal harmonies and virtuosic keyboard work, sprinkle in James Kylen's masterful drum and percussion work, and you've got a five star meal.
Be prepared to be treated to an evening of not only some of the most catchy and sophisticated jazz/pop/soul in the region, but to a gorgeous and creative stage set. Thompson, three time winner of a "Best of WNC" award in the singer songwriter category, also has a history in performance poetry and professional theatre, and likes to "to think of the whole show as a piece of art, from beginning to end. No wasted moments." (Performing Songwriter Magazine)
Special guests will be joining the core trio on stage, as per usual. Expect some of the area's finest musicians, poets, and other creatives to join them onstage. Nothing is unimaginable with this band. Read More »
What started a backyard jam among friends has transformed into an annual autumn event drawing hundreds. Read More »
Come Get Downtown for SoulTown at the 2nd Annual LEAF Downtown AVL, taking place July 30-31, 2016 in the heart of Downtown Asheville at Pack Square Park. Join LEAF for soul at its finest – infused throughout stages, conversations, connections, roaming art and then some! LEAF Downtown AVL seeks to be an inclusive, family-friendly, FREE event that showcases talent in a wide variety of musical genres and backgrounds with artists such as WAR playing hit songs on the main Pack Square stage; the eclectic Big Sam’s Funky Nation; and Bill Myers & The Monitors, world-class ensemble musicians; and many others from national and regional stages. Visit theLEAF.org/downtown for more info! Read More »