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Travers Brothership Turns 5 at Pisgah Brewing
June 24, 2017
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Travers Brothership Turns 5 at Pisgah Brewing

Bands Plays Pisgah June 29, 30 There was a night recently where Kyle Travers got a nod of recognition from one of the greats. Ike Stubblefield, who is considered the master of the Hammond B3 organ and played with a who’s who of popular music, was on stage with the Travers Brothership. Kyle and his brother, Eric, have played...

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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Back On Tap At Pisgah Brewing
June 13, 2017
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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Back On Tap At Pisgah Brewing

Legendary Piano Player Answer Questions On Career Bruce Hornsby is one of the best known piano-men in pop music. But pop isn’t his only style. Over a long career Hornsby has done a bit of everything in the music industry. Number one hit? Yes, when “The Way It Is” hit the top spot in 1986. Grammy victories? A couple,...

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stephaniesĭd Frontwoman Stephanie Morgan Set For Solo Release
May 21, 2017
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stephaniesĭd Frontwoman Stephanie Morgan Set For Solo Release

Stephanie Morgan has remained quite busy since the break-up of her ever-popular Asheville pop outfit stephaniesĭd. Now, the singer, musician and voice actor, is back on the stage with a release under her own name. Morgan headlines a three-act show that begins at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at The Mothlight. Opening the show...

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Burger & Pint Night Big Hit at Hi-Wire
May 20, 2017
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Burger & Pint Night Big Hit at Hi-Wire

Monday nights were once a bit slower at Hi-Wire Brewing. They got busier when infused with beef from the truck parked outside the Big Top in Biltmore Village. The food truck for Foothills Local Meats, which has been located at the brewery since last year, makes a standout burger. Hi-Wire makes standout beer. Any Monday, you can...

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the828 Home Of The Week
May 19, 2017
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the828 Home Of The Week

76 Sparking Creek Road, Fairview Each week, join the Matt & Molly Team of Keller Williams Realty and come inside the828 Home Of The Week. Come home each night to your own mountain retreat! This 3 bed, 2.5 bath luxurious mountain cabin sits on 35 acres in Fairview. Enjoy the open floor plan, large kitchen, and master...

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Asheville’s Own Luke Combs Storms Home For Record Release
May 18, 2017
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Asheville’s Own Luke Combs Storms Home For Record Release

Luke Combs is coming home as an emerging superstar. The Reynolds High School graduate, has taken the country music world by storm. Literally. His first single, “Hurricane,” has slowly climbed the country music charts and last week finally hit No. 1 on the Mediabase and Billboard country radio singles chart. Combs,...

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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes
May 16, 2017
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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes

Asheville troubadour Pierce Edens has played around town in different projects over the years and he’s especially happy with his newest arrangement. He and lead guitarist Kevin Reese have toured all around with their two-guitar act and now hope to transition to playing overseas, as well. Before that happens, though, the...

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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel
May 14, 2017
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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: musician moves to larger market hoping to boost their career. Yes it’s a well worn-trope, and we’ve all seen it play out in different ways over time. However, in Sarah Clanton’s case it is actually working. Credit could be given to the fact that she may be one of the few...

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Meet Daybreaker, the Newest Project from Members of RBTS WIN
April 27, 2017
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Meet Daybreaker, the Newest Project from Members of RBTS WIN

As lead singer of RBTS WIN, Brien Worsham should be no stranger to those familiar with the North Carolina music landscape. The Asheville trio has has steadily evolved over the past several years, continually exploring the deep, dark corners of their sound and influences (and beyond), often working with different MC’s and...

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Indigo Girls coming back to The Orange Peel
April 27, 2017
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Indigo Girls coming back to The Orange Peel

The last time the Indigo Girls played at The Orange Peel the duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers packed the house, delivered a great performance and had strangers arm-in-arm singing chorus after chorus of their most popular tracks. But, really, isn’t that every time they play in town? An evening with the Atlanta-based duo is...

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Laura Blackley readies new music with the Wildflowers
April 25, 2017
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Laura Blackley readies new music with the Wildflowers

Laura Blackley and the Wildflowers is ready to share its first batch of songs with fans. The five-piece outfit, which is said to play “folk tunes with a rock and roll soundtrack,” have “Tell It To The Darkness” ready for consumption. The band will celebrate its new music at 9 p.m. Friday at The Grey Eagle in Asheville....

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Asheville fans Dawes return for Orange Peel show
April 23, 2017
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Asheville fans Dawes return for Orange Peel show

California band headlines another night in town The four members of Dawes know Asheville pretty well. To the point where bass player Wylie Gelber already knows where at least one meal will likely take places when the rockers head to town this week. “Trying to get some dinner at The Admiral and we’ve got our show at The...

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St. Paul & the Broken Bones Play The Meadow At Highland
April 21, 2017
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St. Paul & the Broken Bones Play The Meadow At Highland

Rolling Stones Opener Headlining Highland While St. Paul and the Broken Bones may not be a name that every music fan knows, there are thousands who caught them on a huge stage. For two shows in 2015, the Alabama-based soul band opened for The Rolling Stones. “It was good,” singer Paul Janeway said. “It’s one of those...

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The Hip Abduction brings beach flair to mountains
April 18, 2017
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The Hip Abduction brings beach flair to mountains

The sound of Florida is ready to be played in the mountains. The six members of The Hip Abduction, the St. Petersburg, Fla.-based group that mixes West African beats with early Jamaican reggae/dub music, released their third effort “Gold Under the Glow,” on March 11, 2016. They’ll play at 9 pm on Thursday, April 20 at...

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Black Angels Bring Sonic Psych Rock To The Peel
April 17, 2017
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Black Angels Bring Sonic Psych Rock To The Peel

Black Angels Play The Peel April 29 Texas has long been a hotbed for the psychedelic rock movement thanks to Austin’s The 13th Floor Elevators, who pioneered the genre in the 1960’s. However, the movement did anything but stop there, and in recent years has steadily grown and flourished thanks to groups like The Black...

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Music Video AVL Turns 10
April 11, 2017
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Music Video AVL Turns 10

A Decade of Music Video AVL Our neighbors to the east may have their CMA’s but Ms. Underwood can’t hold a flame to the Ashevillian red carpet extravaganza that is Music Video AVL. April 19th marks 10 years that Music Video AVL has been showcasing the eclectic range of talent of local filmmakers and musicians by presenting...

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Dark Star Orchestra Marks Two Decades Of Dead Concerts
April 04, 2017
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Dark Star Orchestra Marks Two Decades Of Dead Concerts

Members of Dark Star Orchestra don’t hop on the stage and cover a Grateful Dead show. Sure, they go by set lists from the Hall of Fame band, but that’s all. “Even though we’re playing someone else’s music, 90 percent of what we’re doing is improvised and that’s us. You can’t copy improvisation,” said drummer...

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Well Played: Asheville’s First Board Game Cafe Set To Open
March 23, 2017
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Well Played: Asheville’s First Board Game Cafe Set To Open

Well Played Welcomes All Challengers If the owners of Asheville’s first board game cafe, Well Played, needed a sign as to where to locate, they found it. After an extensive search for commercial real estate they chose a storefront at 58 Wall Street. “When we were able to end up on Wall Street, which has a Monopoly piece at...

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Cat Fly Film Festival arrives in Asheville
March 18, 2017
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Cat Fly Film Festival arrives in Asheville

Any chance that you’ve been downtown recently and noticed a person holding a cat head sign? If you have, there’s a unique reason for this. The Cat Fly Film Festival, which is set for March 31 through April 2, has used social media to let people know about the event and the cat head logo has been around. “We’ve been...

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Sir Paul’s Son James McCartney Gets Back To Asheville
March 17, 2017
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Sir Paul’s Son James McCartney Gets Back To Asheville

Paul McCartney’s Son James Plays The Mothlight British singer-songwriter James McCartney, Sir Paul’s son, returns to Asheville ready to share his critically acclaimed tunes. McCartney released “The Blackberry Train” last year, the follow-up to his debut “Me,” which was released in 2013. The album was...

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