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STIG Returns to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 3/23/19

Earlier this month, Asheville-based Psychedelic Nu-Funk band STIG announced their “South & Otherwise” Spring Tour, which will cover cities throughout the Southeast region, in addition to the band returning to cities in the Northeast and the Southwest. The tour is an exciting opportunity to share the stage with a variety of other bands in venues throughout the country.

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Sure Sure Debuts New Single; Plays Orange Peel

Indie pop band from LA, Sure Sure just released their sharp and charismatic new single Idiot today via Ghettoblaster Magazine. As the band explains with their trademark humor, “‘Idiot’ is about judging a person from afar and then realizing you are that person. It's also about embracing your dysfunctionality and ripping a guitar solo.”

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NewSong Music Brings 17th Annual Performance & Songwriting Competition to Asheville

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For the first time in its seventeen year history, the live performance finals of the NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition will be held this December in Asheville, where NewSong Music has been headquartered since 2012. The move marks a new direction for the program, relocating from its longstanding host venue, New York City’s venerable Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

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Flobots Play The Grey Eagle Jan 26 2018

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Recently, alternative hip-hop rock band Flobots announced the second leg of dates for their RISE + SHINE Tour, in support of their recently released fourth album, NOENEMIES. Flobots will play Asheville at The Grey Eagle January 26, 2018.

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Asheville’s Solar Eclipse Festival at Pack Square Park

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The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS), Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools, UNC Asheville, Mix 96.5, and the828.com are pleased to announce they will be co-hosting Asheville’s Solar Eclipse Festival on August 21st. From 12pm-3pm the community is invited to join in the festivities at Pack Square Park with music, food, and fun hands-on eclipse related activities led by local organizations. Be sure to visit ashevillescience.org/solar-eclipse for more detail!

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Malcolm Holcombe To Release New Album Pretty Little Troubles

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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.

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Asheville Symphony Halloween Program and Brahm’s Double

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The Asheville Symphony’s October concert—“In the Key of EEEEEEEEEEE!”—features two works perfect for the Halloween season: Saint-Saëns’ Danse Macabre, and Schmitt’s La Tragédie de Salomé. The evening concludes with the symphony’s own concertmaster Jason Posnock and guest cellist Alistair MacRae performing Brahms’ Concerto for Violin and Cello. The concert takes place Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m. in Thomas Wolfe Auditorium under the direction of ASO Music Director Daniel Meyer.

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Marian McLaughlin Plays First Show in Asheville 8/23

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Marian McLaughlin is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist pushing the boundaries of folk music. Weaving together imaginative lyrics, intricate classical guitar work, and rhapsodic delivery, she creates songs of exquisite detail. McLaughlin works closely with arranger and multi-instrumentalist Ethan Foote, who leads ensembles large and small in accompanying McLaughlin, including for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in 2014 and for her 2015 album Spirit House, the follow-up to her 2014 debut album Dérive. 

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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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Donna the Buffalo Performs at The Orange Peel on Thu 3/17

Donna the Buffalo

Donna the Buffalo Performs at The Orange Peel on Thu 3/17
with City of the Sun opening
RESCHEDULED FROM A SNOW DAY IN JANUARY
8pm doors/ 9pm show; $20 adv/ $22 dos; 18+
828-398-1837
101 Biltmore Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
http://theorangepeel.net/events/donna-the-buffalo-3/

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