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Warren Haynes Presents: The Annual Christmas Jam is One of Our Favorite Happenings in Asheville

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Would Santa ever visit Asheville without Christmas Jam popping off? We haven’t had to test the possibility in 28 years, and hopefully, it’s a long time coming before such a tragedy would occur. Organized by Grammy Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, renowned guitarist and Asheville native Warren Haynes, The Annual Christmas Jam concert has a rich story behind it. It all began in 1988 when Haynes decided to give an opportunity for performing artists, fans and donors to come together through music and contribute to the Asheville community at large.

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Christmas Jam 2015: Music in Review

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Last weekend, the US Cellular Center hosted the 27th Annual Christmas Jam, the yearly Habitat For Humanity benefit show that locals and many other music fans look forward to all year long. Warren Haynes calls upon his friends each year to create a lineup that surprises and intrigues fans of jam bands, rock, and Americana genres, and this year was no exception.

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John Scofield and Jon Cleary Blend Jazz with Soul at New Mountain

John Scofield and Jon Cleary

John Scofield and Jon Cleary have both been busy in 2015, together and on their own. Scofield just returned from a month of touring all of Europe, sitting in with The Roots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon earlier this year, and kicking off 2015 with a collaboration with Asheville native Warren Haynes and Gov’t Mule, dubbed Sco Mule. He also released a new album, called Past Present.

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