Event Date: 02/25/2017 - 02/26/2017   Event Time: 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM

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Funky Jerry Band

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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 5:30 PM

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$10 / $12 5PM Door :: 5:30PM Show Indie/folk songwriter, tours the world with only a guitar and her award-winning original songs. General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservation Only 50 tickets will be sold to this concert. You must call Isis for tickets (Call 828-575-2737 for tickets and reservations)

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 5:30 PM

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Indie/folk songwriter, Rebecca Loebe, tours the world with only a guitar and her award-winning original songs. Rebecca Loebe is an Austin-based singer/songwriter who has spent the past decade on the road performing in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. Along the way she has honed her voice as one of the Americana music scene’s most exciting new songwriters and earned a place on Alternate Root Magazine’s annual listing of The Top 10 Female Singers in America.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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An evening of stories and songs with Nashville recording artists Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips. Guitar based folk-rock sound infused with rich, insightful, often raw and emotional lyrics, Andy and Jill are sure to draw in audiences of all ages. Andy's latest album "Fault Lines" was recently crowned the 2016 Gourmet Album of the Year by Under the Radar. Not only do Andy & Jill have their respective individual careers, they can often be seen touring with Andrew Peterson. For more info on each of them and to listen to their music, please check out www.andygullahorn.com & www.jillphillips.com.  Doors will open at 5:15 pm. Tickets will increase to $15 at the door, day of show. 

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531 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Join Bri & the Astrotones for some killer powerpop! 6-8pm

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87 Patton Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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5 Walnut St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Calling all Singers, Songwriters, and Musicians! Join us on Sunday for OPEN MIC NIGHT hosted by The Wet Doorknobs. This your chance to try out some new material or simply sing your heart out! Registration begins 6pm. **Please only bring guitars and keyboards.

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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The Page Brothers, along with some of the area’s top jazz musicians, present a tribute to jazz guitar icon Wes Montgomery. The classic albums “Full House” and “Smokin’ at the Half Note” will be performed in their entirety. Andy Page: Guitar Ben Colvin: Saxophone Alex Taub: Piano Zack Page: Bass Michael Libramento: Drums

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/26/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/27/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Great eats and drinks here too!

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35 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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In the year MMXII, Thanya started writing new songs but who would she choose to play in the band. Would she choose Alex (Pompey) to play bass? Yep. Would she choose Daniel Gelinas to play drums? Yep. Would she choose Simon Millerd to play trumpet? Yep. Would she choose Shaina Hayes to sing backup vocals? Yep. Would she choose Trey Anastasio (of Phish) to play guitar? Nope. Thanya doesn’t have guitar in her band.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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1st Annual Asheville Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Celebration!Hosted by Salvage Station! General Admission $5AMG Members $2Side show performances by Kenny the CLOWN beginning at 7pmFeatured band, Mardi Gras Marauders, will be performing at 9pm - 12pmCostume Contests and Prizes!~Best Royal Costume & Most Creative Costume!~Winners will receive $50 gift certificates for Salvage Station!Special Cajun dishes available:The Vegetarian Cajun CookOff winning dish!~Vegan Gumbo*also available w/meat option~Cajun Po Boy~Muffaletta Sandwich

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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FREE 5PM Door :: 7:30 Host Band :: The Darren Nicholson Band 9:30PM Sessions Every Tuesday evening Isis presents our Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions. The sessions are hosted each week by a local bluegrass musician with friends or a band. Following the host band, Bluegrass musicians from the Asheville area gather on stage to jam in an open session. Occasionally, we feature a touring band that will perform prior to the open session and help co-host the jam. It's always a great evening of music and community.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Mardi Gras! presented by Swing Asheville

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/28/2017   Event Time: 11:59 PM

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/01/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Ages 18+

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/01/2017   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Rocky Dale Davis will be performing at the Asheville Music Hall March 1st at 7:30. Tickets are $15, food and drink will be available. Rocky has been seen on MTV's Greatest Party Stories and most recently "Hart Of The City" on Comedy Central. Where Kevin Hart hand selected Rocky to showcase in front of a national audience.

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/01/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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10 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/01/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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For decades, Amy Ray has performed with Emily Saliers in the Indigo Girls, and their ongoing success derives, in part, from intricate, ethereal harmonies, from the interplay of their distinct voices and sensibilities. Ray also has turned up the volume in her solo career as an ax-slinging rocker, producing six albums with punk edges and defiant, powerhouse vocals. In both capacities, she integrates the personal with the political, the dynamics of relationships with principles of progressive social justice. Ray’s 2014 release, Goodnight Tender marks a dramatic departure from those formats and themes, though her vocals, even when snarled at high decibels, always convey a rending ache that serves folk, punk, country, or any refrain tinged with pain. Ray convened artists she trusts with fiddle, banjo, dobro, pedal steel, guitar, mandolin, bass, and drums, and then arranged their microphone placement like an old-school sound engineer to create an authentic, vintage sound, gently imposing Strum And Twang on her Sturm Und Drang.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/01/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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RnB Jam!!

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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31 Woodfin St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Two local guitar players playing some hot Jazz licks. A great Dinner Show to sit back and enjoy.

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1042 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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WHERE: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 28801WHEN: Thursday March 2, 2017DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pmGENRE: americana / singer/songwriterAGES: all agesTICKETS: $15 adv. / $18 d.o.s. / $20 VIP (guaranteed seating in 1st 3 rows!)SEATING: seated general admissionWEB LISTING: http://TheAltamontTheatre.com/event/EllisRobert Ellis: WEBSITEHEAR SOME MUSICSEE A VIDEORobert Ellis has named his new album after himself and the reason is clear. The album is both his most personal statement yet and a summation of his career thus far. Robert Ellis opens with “Perfect Strangers,” a meditation on what brings people together (and how tenuous that connection can be), and ends with “It’s Not OK,” a raw look at emotional compromise. Between those two powerful bookends are nine other songs that set Ellis’s soaring vocals and knowing melodies against his sharp, dark observations, and that show him in full command of a vibrant set of songwriting skills—irony, distance, character, narrative, a thoughtful relationship between sound and sense.Ellis was born and raised in Lake Jackson, a town about an hour from Houston whose other famous residents have included the Pauls (Ron and Rand) and Selena (the original Queen of Tejano, not the current pop sensation). From an early age, he escaped small-town boredom through music. At first, his tastes ran toward traditional hits. “I remember having a bunch of pop records when I was really young: No Doubt and Michael Jackson and Garth Brooks. That was when I was pretty passive as a listener—I liked them, but maybe I got to them because my mom or one of my sisters had them. The first I really got obsessed with was a Doc Watson collection. I was already starting to play guitar, and my uncle told my mom to get it for me. He was my first guitar hero.”As he developed as a writer, though, he found himself drawn toward the smartest and sharpest of the class of songwriters who developed in the 1970s: artists like Paul Simon, John Prine, and Randy Newman. And he didn’t just listen to them. He learned from them. Specifically, he learned the finer points of songcraft. “I’ve been a big fan of Paul Simon for a long time,” he says. “He has this capacity to surprise you with his music and his lyrics. With John Prine’s songs, I grew from believing that they happened to him to understanding that it didn’t matter if they really happened to him. And Randy Newman? Wow. I especially love a record like Trouble in Paradise, when there are all these artificial 1980s production techniques, but they’re being used in the service of this master composer.”That respect for tradition—but more specifically for the fact that so-called traditional artists were in fact consistent risk-takers—fuel Ellis’s new record. “With this record,” he says, “I feel like I’ve gotten to where I can use the material of my own life as a jumping-off point. But now I can do different things with that material.” In this case, of course, the material has an element of melancholy. Much of the record revolves around the dissolution of Ellis’s marriage. It’s a breakup album, but not one that dissects its subject with straightforward rage and regret—Ellis and his ex-wife remain friends, and she is even featured in the album art, which was created after the divorce. Rather, it’s an album that finds Ellis reaching back into the trick bags of masters like Simon, Prine, and Newman, and employing the full complement of skills that he’s learned from them. “‘Perfect Strangers,’ took a month,” he says. “I had a notepad and walked around New York, giving myself personal therapy through the eyes of the city.”Other songs came faster. “I wrote ‘Elephant” quickly,” he says. “It’s about my misunderstanding of monogamy and my complete bewilderment with some of the ideas that I grew up with. I felt that in the past year, lots of constructs I took for granted were turned on their head. But I was careful to express those ideas in a way where the gray areas got to stay gray. If what you’re saying is that you’re confused, you shouldn’t say you’re confused. You should betray a contradiction.”Ellis isn’t afraid of sophistication. The beautifully orchestrated “You’re Not the One” has more complex origins than its title might suggest. “For that one, I woke up from a nightmare that was a kind of sex dream. In the dream, the faces around me kept changing. It was very eerie, like a David Lynch movie. The song has that sense of unease but also this Ellington bridge that’s unrelated to the key of the song. I’m really proud of that one.” But he can make his point with simplicity also, as in the chorus to “Drivin’,” a co-write with Angaleena Presley: “This don’t feel like living, it’s just surviving / I’m ain’t going nowhere, I’m just driving.”And then there’s “High Road,” the emotional center of the record, co-written with friend Jonny Fritz, a song about professional and personal insecurity that builds from lonesome shivers to almost operatic melodrama—all the while riding a lovely, fragile melody. While Ellis wrote nine of the album’s songs, he is also a generous collaborator dedicated to finding songs from other writers who advance his vision. “Once I knew that much of the record would be composed of these extremely personal songs like ‘Elephant’ or ‘High Road,’ but I was aware from the start that I couldn’t have a whole record of them. Putting it together was like assembling a collection of short stories. You need different tones and colors. So that’s why I included a song like ‘How I Love You,’ which was written by my friend Matt Vasquez, from Delta Spirit. We were hanging out, and I asked him if he had any good uptempo songs, and he showed me that one. And ‘Screw’ was written by Kelly Doyle, who plays guitar in our band. Listening to him work on his solo record, I was amazed by the sound. His process and palette were really inspirational to me.”The album ends with “It’s Not OK,” which holds its ground as a traditional busted-love song before hurtling headlong into a dark thicket of guitars. “In that case, because the song is about that kind of emotional trouble, part of me that wanted dissonance and chaos. The melodic and rhythmic ideas to me are a different kind of information from the lyrics, but they’re still information.”As thoughtful as Ellis is about the process, his album also has plenty of pop pleasures. “California” is a jaunty, intimate travelogue that elevates into his chorus. “Amanda Jane” has an almost bossa nova shuffle and a melody that splits the difference between power pop and 70s soft rock. And “Couples Skate” reaches back even further. “I wrote that one while were on tour with Richard Thompson. It’s a green room song. I was just journaling, and I remembered holding this girl’s hand in second grade. It’s a nostalgic idea, which is why I reached for a 50s soul vibe. But it’s also nineties, in a way—something about it that reminds me of the rock and roll I was listening to around that time.”In the end, Robert Ellis (the album) is the most accurate reflection yet of Robert Ellis (the man). It’s analytical and emotional, calculated in spots and improvisational in others, restless, peaceful, never indifferent, never dispassionate.

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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MerleFest, the popular Americana music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson, will give music lovers in the Asheville area a sneak peak of this spring’s festival when it brings MerleFest on the Road, an ensemble show of bands in its lineup, to Isis Music Hall on Thursday, March 3. These bands will perform at MerleFest on the Road: Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys, Locust Honey, and Mark Bumgarner.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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1045 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/02/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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8 Beverly Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Wood & Wire 7PM It’s been five years now since Wood & Wire sprouted out of the rich musical soil of Austin, Texas. In that time, they’ve written music, recorded albums, and performed at some of the most notable festivals and venues across the country. In the often tightly defined genre of bluegrass music, Wood & Wire’s ethos is not unheard of. Nor are the elements of song crafting, so often associated with their Texas home, that permeate their sound. That said, what comes out of the Wood & Wire blender is something entirely its own. Tony Kamel — leader singer, guitarist, mover, shaker, and primary songwriter — brings his material to the group in a malleable form, and the results are illimitable. “I think I’m most proud of how we’ve developed our sound together,” says Kamel. “It feels great to step on stage feeling like we’ve really found our own style.” A culmination of very distinct musical personalities, there’s one ambition they all share: “Our goal is to show up and drive, so that the energy hits you, and it’s undeniable,” says bassist Dom Fisher.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Playing vibes and drums with Dr. Kevin Kehrberg and Dr. Warren Gaughan for a faculty recital at Warren Wilson College. We will be performing a collection of original compositions and Jazz standards. 7:30 PM, free and open to both the campus community and the public!

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701 Warren Wilson Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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1045 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Our first ASheville Show & we are taking Indighost with us !

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1045 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Cosmic Charlie returns to New Mountain AVL on March 3rd, bringing 2 sets of Grateful Dead plus Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" performed live! Cosmic Charlie has taken the Grateful Dead experience to a new level with "Dark Side Of The Dead". Dark Dide Of The Dead is a hybrid show featuring the music of both the Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd. The centerpiece of the show is a live performance of Pink Floyd's legendary "Dark Side Of The Moon" album. The album is performed start-to-finish, by the Cosmic Charlie "big band" that includes two drummers, 4 keyboards, backup singers & saxophone. Before and after the Dark Side album performance, Cosmic Charlie will offer up two heaping helpings of it's signature high energy Grateful Dead. Cosmic Charlie was born in the musical Mecca of Athens, Georgia. From its summer 1999 inception, the band has swiftly cemented its reputation as a band that puts a unique and personal twist on the Grateful Dead catalogue, a Dead cover band for folks that are ambivalent about Dead cover bands. Rather than mimicking the Dead exactly, Cosmic Charlie chooses to tap into the Dead's energy and style as a foundation on which to build. The result is healthy balance of creativity and tradition, and both the band and its audience are taken to that familiar edge with the sense that, music is actually being MADE here tonight.

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/03/2017 - 03/04/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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ROYAL THUNDER A four-piece rock band based out of Atlanta, Georgia that seamlessly blend the elements of heavy classic rock, 90's grunge, and forward-thinking progressive rock. Propelled by the powerfully emotional voice of frontwoman Mlny Parsonz, the guitar heroics of Josh Weaver, and the dynamic drums of Evan Diprima, ROYAL THUNDER have been described by NPR as a revved-up Southern hard-rock that howls like Led Zeppelin astride a psychedelic unicorn and as "magnificently compelling rock music" by Decibel Magazine. Formed in 2004 by Weaver, his brother, and his best friend, the band went through several lineup changes over the years before settling on their current lineup, which also incorporated second guitarist Will Fiore as of 2015. BASK Progressive; heavy; psychedelic; americana, have all been used to describe Bask. The truth, we are four musicians based in Asheville North Carolina who love making music. We want rhythm heard for miles, melodies remembered for weeks and an honesty and sincerity felt to your bones. Most of all we want you to listen without concern for what you are hearing. To listen only for the sake of hearing. Esse Quam Videri, THE HOWLING TONGUES Heavily influenced by classic garage rock bands like The Stooges, Big Star, Led Zeppelin, The Who & The Kinks, The Howling Tongues is soaked with reverberation amplification, kick drum detonations, fuzzy tone overload, over-driven organ, and raspy vocal incantations.

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113 Broadway St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Genre: Afrobeat/FunkCover: $10 ADV // $12 DOSShow: 10PM (9PM Doors)Ages: 21+Big Mean Sound MachineBMSM might be one of my favorite bands on the planet. With a horn section to kill for, a drummer that can put me in a beat coma instantly, and a knack for hitting grooves in a pantsless stride, they aren't easy to ignore,” writes Joel Frieders of SYFFAL.com and he’s not kidding. For a band without a lead singer, Big Mean Sound Machine has character in spades. When assembled from a selection of the finest, well-lubricated, musically brilliant human components, the final result is the aural equivalent of positive feeling, “...the embodiment of feeling… delicious,” writes Frieders. People dance when a rhythm moves them, and there’s no defying instinct when Big Mean Sound Machine is on stage. Anyone who has experienced the band in action knows that their performances are the heaviest and sweatiest. “Incorporating Caribbean, African, and Latin sounds and everything in between, these musicians… sound as though they’ve been playing together since the sandbox days. They transition effortlessly from a collective of trombone, sax, and trumpet to riveting soloists. Then, there is heavy bass before… percussion, guitar, or keys take the limelight, and when [they’re] not playing simultaneously, those who are stepping aside are jamming out as if they were in the crowd with the rest of us,” writes Mary Mistretta of UpstateLIVE. A polyrhythmic monster with a crisp, constant, unrelenting groove, the band brings together many musical traditions in a unique blend that reinterprets and reanimates live dance music unlike any other band playing today. At the band’s birth in Central New York State, the founders wanted to set themselves apart artistically while honoring the true, primal reason that people listen to music in the first place: because good music feels good; and though their sound has evolved since their inception in June 2009, they have stayed true to their mission for the better part of a decade. Few bands can trace their roots all the way back to a specific set of values shared in casual conversation among good friends; in the case of Big Mean Sound Machine, honoring the ideas the group was founded on seems to be more of an instinct than a choice. Big Mean is contemporary proof that it’s possible to create art that stimulates the body while also challenging the mind to explore beyond the status quo. “For the listener who stops shaking to pay attention at a Big Mean show, they can find a musical education,” writes Josh Brokaw of The Ithaca Times. Borrowing elements from traditional afrobeat, roots reggae, ethiojazz, and funk among others, “Big Mean’s [style] is not easily captured by the precise, genre-parsing descriptors of a contemporary music press that’s uncomfortable admitting to being surprised with a new sound,” writes Brokaw. Their instrumental soundscapes have no overt messages yet they’re anything but barren. “You get the feeling of walking the streets in a city late at night as those who are up to no good are coming out of their homes searching for their next score,” writes Bryan Lasky ofNYSmusic.com. “Seamed together by an amazing rhythm section… the core of the group commands attention while providing a passionate and constant groove,” boasts Vinyl Fluid Records, noting the fact that this purely instrumental band stimulates audiences both physically and cerebrally, though devoid of vocal indoctrination. The theme the band delivers again and again through evolving rhythms and melodies is to enjoy music for its creativity and musicality, and the way it makes you feel in every sense of being able to feel. web: http://www.bigmeansoundmachine.com/vid: https://youtu.be/7VPrFYOVEDU

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/03/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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The Nashville-based band Dynamo is a nationally touring act. Their unique sound comes from a combination of aggressive instrumental fusion and catchy vocal hooks derived from R&B and funk roots. Window Cat’s originative sounds and patterns generate a smooth, yet house rocking energy that listeners can’t help but latch on to. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, the musicians that compose this seven piece collective hail from a diverse variety of musical backgrounds and are unified by a goal to create innovative, yet palatable, art that can be enjoyed by any audience.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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A Benefit Concert for Food Connection

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LinksFood Connection is a local Asheville nonprofit guided by a simple idea: connect freshly prepared surplus meals from restaurants, events, caterers and institutions in the Asheville area with nonprofits who feed the hungry. To date Food Connection has rescued over 30,000 fresh meals to deliver to communities in need, which otherwise would have gone to a landfill. Some recipient organizations include community partners to distribute food are the Veterans Restoration Quarters, Steadfast House, BeLoved House, East Asheville Welcome Table, Spring Creek Community Center in Hot Springs, Trinity Place Shelter for Runaway Youth, Music Works! after school program and My Sister’s Place in Madison County.
Many of the meals are delivered via Asheville Taxi who offer their services to transport the food at a reduced rate.
The quality of the meals delivered is stellar, "Foodtopia" Asheville food including crab cakes, beef sliders, pork tenderloin, grilled local veggies, kale, quinoa salad and grilled salmon. These meals are nourishing the bodies and souls of some of WNC's most food-insecure people.

Last year's Food Connection Hunger Relief Concert SOLD OUT The Grey Eagle so we strongly suggest purchasing your tickets in advance.

There will be also be a Raffle with great prizes from local business.
Lyric

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Links"Forget being signed. Paper fades. Legends don't. I was born one." This is what this band lives by. They started out as street musicians, filling downtown Asheville streets corners while touching many hearts . "The streets is where we love to be. We get so much positive feedback that it pushes us to work harder. This is where we started and I wouldn't have it any other way," said Leeda Jones(Lyric). With a sound and style that is so unique, they're sure to please any crowd. Playing covers such as "Fast Car and Give me One Reason," by Tracy Chapman, to their compelling version of Tear the Roof Off/ We Want the Funk," by George Clinton, it would be hard not to get in the groove with them. Not to mention their well known catchy originals such as "Blue Skies," and "So High," which are loved by their many fans.
Lyric has played street festivals such as the Goombay festival, Bele Chere festival, Fall for Greenville Festival, Sourwood Festival and the Black Mountain arts festival. LYRIC have also played with Grammy award winning Count M'Butu from Derrick Trucks band, and opened for Grammy wine "Lizz Wright." Not long ago did the band finish their album entitled, "Guitar Feet." this album takes you n a walk through the promise of a better day. Through all hardships and struggle, this album has been known to lift people's spirits!!
There are five members in the band that each play an intricate part.


Leeda Jones ,better known as "Lyric"- the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band. She plays acoustic and electric guitar and has a voice so smooth and clear that it compels you to listen. Born and raised in Asheville, NC.

Dave Matthews- the bass player who also does some background vocals. He's so funky, that back in the day he was known as "P-Funk"! He's Lyric's (Leeda) dad, and he was also born and raised in Asheville, NC.

Derrick Graves- is the percussionist of the band. He plays bongos and congas with such style and grace that he makes his drums sing tunes unheard of. He was also born and raised in Asheville, NC.

Casey Dean- the drummer!! CAsey can groove you all night long. With his solid hits and thumping foot, there is no way he can't keep you dancing all night. Casey also resides in Asheville NC.

Megan Drye a.k.a Story Rain- Story Rain is an intricate exhilerating and powerful writer. She writes songs for LYRIC and she also writes poetry and is working on releasing her book of poetry soon. Her songs always make you want to dance, and can even leave you asking, "How'd she come up with that"? Megan was born and raised here in Asheville, NC
Ashley Heath and Her Heathens

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LinksAshley Heath is an artist from Marshall, NC who plays a wide range of Americana music. Raised in the foothills of Appalachia, she has developed a strong passion for country, blues, and folk music. You can hear major influences from Eva Cassidy in her velvety vocals too Bonnie Raitt in her bluesy guitar playing! In March of 2015, Heath decided to go full time into singing and playing music, quit her part time job as a barista in downtown Asheville, and recorded her first album "A Different Stream". The album was recorded at the amazing Echo Mountain Recording Studios in Asheville, NC with producer Ryan Burns and engineer Clay Miller. "A Different Stream" is a collection of Heath's first attempt at songwriting and is a seven song album with six original songs and one cover titled "Ready for The Times to Get Better". Her debut album "A Different Stream" was released on Friday May 27th, 2016 at The Asheville Music Hall with newly formed band "Ashley Heath and Her Heathens". The band consists of members Ashley Heath on vocals and rhythm guitar, Casey Cramer on lead guitar, Elijah Cramer on bass, and Patrick Thomas on drums. The band brings a more blues and rock feel to the songs and you can expect to hear a mixture of songs from the new album "A Different Stream" as well as a handful of blues cover tunes at the live shows!
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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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FOOD CONNECTIONS BENEFIT SHOW

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Nashville based duo, Me and Molly was formed in 2015 by Molly Stevens and Declan McGarry. McGarry and Stevens have been writing songs together for years and playing around the Canada and the U.S. building separate fan bases. It wasn’t until a well-known producer in Nashville suggested they get together and form a duo that either of them really thought about it. “He told us we have a really unique sound together and a natural chemistry in our writing and performing,” says McGarry. “It just made sense. We had the songs, our voices blended great and we were good friends”.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Jazz is PHSH takes the stage at New Mountain AVL on Saturday, March 4th. Tickets are on sale now for just $12 in advance! Jazz Is PHSH is an instrumental tribute to Phish inspired by the popular tribute to The Grateful Dead, "Jazz is Dead". Jazz is Phish features members of The Giant Country Horns (Phish), Snarky Puppy, Dave Matthews Band, Victor Wooten Band, Sun Ra Arketra, Strange Design and more! Founded in 2015 by The Chase Brothers, Adam Chase and Matthew Chase, Jazz is Phish has quickly become a world renown tribute to Phish, attracting some of the most influential musicians in the jazz and jam scenes to take part in this collective approach to paying tribute to one of the most important and influential bands in Rock and Roll history. With the music of Phish being both largely improvised as well as highly composed, the framework of Phish's music is the perfect vehicle for exploring in an instrumental setting. The compositions are both challenging and adaptive. Jazz is Phish provides an exploration of Phish music unlike anything else.

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Jim Arrendell loves to entertain a crowd. His energy and powerful vocals combined with some of the best musicians around always make for a show that transcends the ordinary. This time his main band The Business will be featured in a rare public appearance. This incredibly tight show will take you from the beginning of soul with Ray Charles and Chuck Berry to it’s peak with music from Al Green, Stevie Wonder and James Brown. The combination of expert musicianship, song choice and exuberant showmanship creates the perfect atmosphere for a “get lost in the moment” night of dancing, laughing and romancing.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 9:30 PM

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T.O.U.C.H. Samadhi Presents VantaMoon with Goadream, PulseWave, Zenssie, Treffen and Mcdubbin at The Ridge at New Mountain AVL! Touchsamadhi.com

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/04/2017   Event Time: 10:00 PM

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DNA Fridays brings back the infamous "Throwback Party"! Featuring a request line integrated into the AMGAVL website open now. More info coming soon!

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/05/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Ages 18+

Before Jimmy Eat World entered the studio to record their ninth full-length album, Integrity Blues [RCA], the members of the multi platinum Mesa, AZ rock band did something they’ve never done in over two decades.

“We took a little break,” smiles lead singer and guitarist Jim Adkins.

After a successful 10th anniversary tour revisiting Futures, the musicians briefly went their separate ways at the end of 2014. Adkins released a series of 7” & embarked on his first worldwide solo tour, Lind released an EP and toured with his wife in The Wretched Desert, Linton took up boxing, and Burch opened up CaskWerks Distillery in Arizona.

When the band reconvened in November 2015, they teamed up with producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen [Paramore, M83] and began sifting through ideas.

“I came to a realization,” admits Adkins. “In the break, writing was a little trickier. I wanted to change things up. So, instead of writing about a problem, I wanted to write about a solution. If you look at your life for what’s going wrong, it won’t be too hard to find things. If you start looking at what you have rather than what you’re missing out on,you come away from things with a much different perspective that’s a lot more grateful and positive. As an album, Integrity Blues is about trying to overcome that personal struggle instead of getting upset with what life could be that it isn’t.”

They recorded in Los Angeles with Meldal-Johnsen, offering a different setting from their usual Arizona digs.

“We became willing to throw away our default responses to everything and search for the best answers rather than relying on what was familiar or comfortable. When you’re younger and you make music, you do it for discovery. Being in this for a long time, it’s about throwing out all of your expectations and comforts and seeing what you can do without them.”

With warm production and a powerful upbeat groove, Integrity Blues first single “Sure and Certain” pairs a buzzing guitar hum with an unshakable chant. 

“It’s about the idea of having blinders on for what you want to do and achieve,” the frontman explains. “Since you’re so laser focused on what you think you want, you’re missing out on everything around you. It can be a very limiting way to go about life.”

Meanwhile, the gorgeously minimal title track “Integrity Blues” tempers orchestral,cinematic overtones with a stark and striking vocal performance.

“It was a song I wrote on the solo tour,” he recalls. “Sometimes, the idea of walking your path the best you can feels like lonely work. The only way out is action. Feelings of being in a dark place are actually growth opportunities. It’s emotional jiu-jitsu to shift your perspective into seeing it that way.”

Elsewhere on the record, “Get Right” snaps into an energetic refrain, while “Through”serves up one of the band’s hookiest moments to date. 

“You Are Free” flaunts one of the group’s most hummable and heartfelt refrains, serving as another high watermark. “It Matters” illuminates the band’s diverse sonic palette and covers what Adkins describes as “a central theme about the idea that a sense of comfort comes from within and not just external validation.”

“Pass The Baby” builds from a delicate heartbeat-style click into a deliberate and distorted explosion. Near seven-minute closer “Pol Roger” carves out an emotional and
entrancing climax encased in a rapture of guitars and vocals, which according to Adkins, “Felt like the right way to sum everything up.”  

Surveying the journey thus far, Adkins maintains the same passion he did on day one,and it continues to fuel Jimmy Eat World. “I’ve wanted to play music since second grade, and here I am playing music. It’s something we’re immensely grateful for. That’s why we don’t take it lightly. We want to be in a constant state of progress. You have to move forward in a way that’s challenging and evolving.”“At the end of the day, you have to be proud of your own work,” he leaves off. “We are. If you breathe that in and believe it, you’ve won.”

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/05/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Brain Injury Benefit

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12 Old Charlotte Highway , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/05/2017   Event Time: 5:30 PM

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Aaron Price is an Asheville-based musician and producer. A talented if not prolific writer, Aaron is a versatile multi-instrumentalist at home when playing bass, piano, or guitar. He has produced many records including local releases by the Honeycutters, Malcolm Holcombe, Stephanies Id, Kellin Watson, Cary Fridley and others. Currently performing songs from an upcoming release, Aaron is unveiling many new tunes this year. The Aaron Price Trio includes Grant Cuthbertson (bass) and Ben Bjorle (drums). The trio focus on the reinvention of pop and jazz standards as well as Aaron’s own genre-bending compositions. Price is regionally known as a songwriter, producer and musician who brings a producer’s scope to his varied performances of vocal and instrumental work.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/05/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Bit Brigade plays live NES music in time with live game play. Don't miss this opportunity to catch them playing the Mega Man 2 soundtrack while it is being beaten live. Don't miss them on Sunday, March 5th at New Mountain AVL! Tickets are only $8 advance. • More about Bit Brigade • When was the last time you attended a live music performance with a genuine element of risk involved? And no, going to a Gwar show with a white t-shirt on doesn't count. When Bit Brigade takes the stage your mind will frantically oscillate between "Oh! Agh!! Please don't die!!" and "YES! He's doing it!!" Combining the dread and daring of a live video game speed run with the spot-on technique of a live band covering the musical accompaniment to everything you're seeing on-screen in real time, Bit Brigade will have you swinging between the two mediums. From thrashing about to live renditions of your favorite stage themes, fingers yearning to the sky in a rock 'n roll parody of sea anemones seeming to silently plead, "Please, feed us more fretboard pyrotechnics!," to being locked in stock-still rapture as the infallible maestro of the d-pad, Noah McCarthy, takes on the final boss and risks his video game life under the threat of intense peer scorn (or the reward of night-long glory and a credits score). No matter the outcome, Bit Brigade must play on until the deed is done - which it always is - on the first (and last) try. Once Noah's NES buzzes on, there's no turning back." - Metalhead Mike of The Shizz

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Godfrey Daniels is one of the oldest and most venerable music institutions in eastern Pennsylvania. A small neighborhood coffeehouse and listening room, it has long been a hangout for music lovers and aspiring musicians, and, in the late 1970s, one of these was a young Moravian College student named John Gorka. Though his academic course work lay in Philosophy and History, music began to offer paramount enticements. Soon he found himself living in the club’s basement and acting as resident M.C. and soundman, encountering legendary folk troubadours like Canadian singer/songwriter Stan Rogers, Eric Andersen, Tom Paxton and Claudia Schmidt. Their brand of folk-inspired acoustic music inspired him. In 1987, the young Minnesota-based Red House Records caught wind of John’s talents and released his first album, I Know, to popular and critical acclaim. Rolling Stone called him “the preeminent male singer/songwriter of the new folk movement.” His rich multi-faceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion gained increasing attention from critics and audiences across the country, as well .

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/05/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Our buddy Mike (Tall Tall Trees) is having his CD release! Come see daring do rarely seen on banjo. 3 bands, 2 banjos, 1 great night!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/06/2017   Event Time: All Day

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It’s been a long night if that’s what happened,” Valerie June laughs when asked about her seemingly overnight breakout in the UK. By the time she released her debut album, ‘Pushin’ Against A Stone,’ the Tennessee native had already performed on Later… with Jools Holland, sung a stunning duet with Eric Church at the ACM Awards, toured with Jake Bugg, graced spreads in top music and fashion magazines, and earned some of the year’s most glowing reviews. But June traveled a long road to the remarkable moment at which she now finds herself.

“I feel like my whole life I’ve always had a stone I’ve been pushing,” she says, explaining the record’s title. “Some days it’s a good thing to have, like a best friend, and sometimes it’s your worst enemy. In the case of this record, I had so many friends helping me move the stone.”

Those friends include the album’s producers, Kevin Augunas (Edward Sharpe, Florence + The Machine), Dan Auerbach, and Peter Sabak, along with an all-star cast of fellow musicians ranging from Booker T. Jones and Jimbo Mathus to some of Hungary’s top session players. Recorded at Easy Eye in Nashville, Fairfax Recording in Van Nuys, CA, and Studio H in Budapest, the album is a showcase for June’s astonishing and singular sound, a blend of rural roots and country that bridges Alan Lomax’s acoustic field recordings with biting, electric indie-blues.

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/07/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Valley Queen front woman Natalie Carol leads a band reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac and My Morning Jacket with lead vocal evocative of Florence Welsh. Their sound brings to mind the soul and power of southern rock combined with inspired and personal lyrics. We welcome this new group to Asheville

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1078 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 03/08/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Steven Pelland started his musical journey at the early age of seven by studying accordion and organ. Steven has written hundreds of songs, and has performed across the country. He is an accomplished, finger style guitarist, as well. Steven is currently wrapping up the recording of his new CD ” California”. He has recently showcased at the NERFA conference in NY and is planning a NE tour later this year to promote the new CD. Born and raised in Wythe County in southwest Virginia, Sam Gleaves performs innovative mountain music with a sense of history. Under the direction of local teacher and barber Jim Lloyd, Sam took up stringband instruments as a teenager, including the banjo, guitar, fiddle, autoharp and dulcimer. With his mentor ballad singer Sheila Kay Adams, Sam found his voice and fell in love with the mountain love songs, which he carries into his generation with pride. Sam’s performances combine traditional Appalachian ballads, dance tunes, original songs and the stories that surround the music.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/08/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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What started as a group of friends playing bluegrass in San Francisco’s Mission District has morphed into a touring powerhouse of song and sound, transcending their humble stringband roots. Front Country’s dynamic instrumental textures take flight with grace and gravitas while rooted in the relentlessly soulful vocals of lead singer-songwriter Melody Walker. Asheville’s own Fireside Collective will open.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/08/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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RnB Jam

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Genre: FunkCover: $10 ADV // $15 DOSShow: 10PM (9PM Doors)Ages: 21+Big Sam's Funky Nation Noladelic PowerFunk. That’s the sound Big Sam’s Funky Nation have been whipping up for more than a decade. It’s high-energy music that mixes funk, rock & roll, hip-hop, and jazz into the same pot, glueing everything together with the brassy influence — and heavy grooves — of New Orleans. From national performances at Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits to hometown appearances Voodoo Fest and Jazz Fest, Big Sam’s Funky Nation have built their reputation onstage. The band’s live performance are legendary, filled with blasts of brass, bursts of electric guitar, and the charisma of Big Sam, a frontman who sings, plays, dances, and involves the audience in everything he does. You don’t just watch a Funky Nation show. You become part of the show, singing along with Big Sam whenever he demands a call-and-response. A native of New Orleans, Big Sam first rose to fame as a member of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, whose touring schedule kept the young trombonist on the road for 300 days a year. The group performed with bands from all genres, backing up Widespread Panic one minute before sharing the stage with Dave Matthews Band the next. A fan of diverse bands like Parliament Funkadelic, Jimi Hendrix, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Living Colour, and Prince, Big Sam loved the variety that Dirty Dozen Brass Band offered. He wanted to front his own group, though. He needed to sing, to engage the crowd, to write his own songs. Inspired to chase down that dream, he formed Big Sam’s Funky Nation, reaching out to some of his favorite players from around the Big Easy — including Joshua Connelly, Chocolate Milk, Jerry “J Blakk” Henderson, and Drew “Da Phessah” Baham — to create his own supergroup. Big Sam isn’t the only member of the Funky Nation to sport some serious credentials. J Blakk kicked off his career as a trumpet player, even performing with Southern University’s marching band — Human Jukebox — before finding his love for bass. Horn player Da Phessah established himself around town as an in-demand producer and multi-instrumentalist. Guitar player Connelly grew up on rock & roll, eventually growing into a world-class musician whose style dips into rock, funk and jazz. Chocolate Milk began drumming in church. Together, those five musicians make up Big Sam’s Funky Nation, a group that knows no boundaries, no limits, no restrictions — only the thrill that comes from playing music inspired by the thrills of their New Orleans hometown. “We don’t cater to one demographic,” says Big Sam, rattling off a list of jam band festivals, jazz shows, rock clubs, and funk gigs that his band has played since 2007. “We play music for everybody. It’s not just funk; that’s the foundation, but the music goes from funk to rock to wild jazz. It’s music about love and partying. Everyone can get down with that.” web: http://www.bigsamsfunkynation.com/vid: https://youtu.be/-jNHA60Bx_I

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/09/2017   Event Time: All Day

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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10 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Born and raised in Georgia, this talented pair imitates and modernizes folk music to a rejuvenating degree. Their sound exhibits skilled and articulate guitar picking honed in the dive bars of Atlanta over rolling Julliard-trained bass lines. Expect chilling harmonies, unbridled enthusiasm, some wholesome tunes and a sincere performance

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 03/09/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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WHERE: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St, AshevilleWHEN: Thursday March 9, 2017DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pmGENRE: acoustic blues / americana AGES: all agesSEATS: seated general admissionTICKETS: $8 adv. / $10 d.o.s. / $15 VIP (guaranteed seating in 1st 3 rows!)WEB LISTING: http://thealtamonttheatre.com/event/JoeJoe McMurrian:WEBSITE: www.joemcmurrian.comHEAR SOME MUSIC: www.joemcmurrian.bandcamp.com SEE A VIDEO: https://youtu.be/Y-SehqCvzMEJoe McMurrian is a modern acoustic Country Blues & Roots based songwriter/Guitarist that pushes the boundaries of traditional roots music and performance. He is an extremely powerful live performer and story teller who can blow the roof off any stage while feeding the heart with honesty, warmth and truth. He has learned from the old masters, lived the music, survived the life and carries forward a valuable tradition.Joe McMurrian is a Finger style/slide guitar master and amazing singer like no other. His ability to freeform in the moment to create constant new renditions of traditional songs and original material set's him far apart from others. He blends flavours of old country Blues, Folk, Hill music, Jazz and Rock all together into a true American gumbo. Imagine Son House, Skip James or Fred McDowell with the fire of Hendrix or Buddy Guy, the sophistication of Bert Jansch, Kelly Joe Phelps, Nick Drake and John Martyn with the soulfull voice of a storm. His music is truly filled with the blues that he has breathed and lived, the country he comes from and the people he loves.Joe Has toured with or shared the stage with legends such as Honey Boy Edwards, Jack Owens, Louisiana Red, R.L Burnside, Johnny Winter, John Mayhall, Roy Rodgers, George Thorogood, Jack Owens, Derek Trucks, Leo Bud Welch, Robert Cray, Roy Rodgers, Keb Mo, Eddie Kirkland, Robyn Trower, John McEuen , Charlie Musslewhite, Canned Heat, Robert Earl Keen, Sonny Landreth, Shameka Copeland, Paul Geramia and even members of Metalica back in 1987!.Joe McMurrian was born April 5th 1968 and hails from the Delta, the San Joaquin Delta in Northern California. He grew up in the little farming town of Brentwood next to the Antioch river and surrounding Delta region. He grew up walking through the alfalfa fields, walnut, Peach and apricot orchards while learning Carter Family tunes, John Lee Hooker rhythms and old gospel, blues and rock standards.His family hails from Texas and the hills of Buffalo Valley Oklahoma on his fathers side and Amarrilo Texas on his mothers side. After being driven from Buffalo Valley Oklahoma along with the other Dust Bowl Refugee's, the family soon popped up in Northern California working in the riverside factories. Joe grew up in the 70's and 80's working on the families small farm, learning music from his father and old blues and folk records.His first guitar was his father steel guitar that had languished up in the attic until Joe found it. After playing around with it secretly, he begged his father to relearn some old folk tunes that he had played in the late 40's and some lap slide licks. Joe took to it like a fish and was soon devouring all he could learn from the family record collection. After many years of playing in rock garage bands, joe happened upon the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music and the recordings of Robert Johnson. That sealed the deal as it where, he took off and never looked back.Over the past 13 years he has lived around the greater Portland Oregon area where he has become a staple of the music/fesival scene while touring regionally, nationally and internationally. Recently he was brought to Japan by label BSMF Records out of Osaka for a critically aclaimed 5 city cd release tour for Old Blood.​Press:‘Get Inside This House’ voted Best Independent Blues Release of the Year by the International Blues Foundation of Memphis."No cliché stuff here. No predictable, typical blues slock here - only smart, eloquent, modern music that is at the same time well soaked in old weird American traditional music. Daring, original, deep, sweet, dark, exciting are some of the adjectives that come to ones mind when listening to him. You are greeted with a whirlwind of sounds that he creates with his guitar and voice. Deep as the wood’s and delta where he comes from, dark as the river water he grew up swimming in and uplifting as the traditional American melodies and stories he was raised with.." -- L.A Times"His fingerpicking and slide skills amaze and challenge listeners while his moving vocals draw them into the world of a true story teller.."-- Cascade Blues Association Portland, OR 2006Honey Boy Edwards says – Honey Boy Edwards"Thank you for doing that one son, like Tommy Johnson used to do, but different, really nice, really good you know. I like that.."Charlie Musslewhite says – Charlie Musslewhite" I like your playing, you sure can rip on that Delta style...."Oregonian - spellbinding yarns – Oregonian"spellbinding yarns. In among the mischievous spirits and tortured souls, McMurrian plays mystic, conjuring up the dark side of the heart armed only with a guitar and voice. You have to wonder if he didn't strike the same deal as Delta shaman Robert Johnson.."

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solo set in the beautiful WXYZ

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Ben Sollee : Songwriter Composer StorytellerKnown for a 360o approach to his art, Kentucky native Ben Sollee educates as much as he entertains through his innovative style as a cellist; conveying genre-bending songwriting through electrifying performances and non-traditional album presentation.His most recent music, Steeples Pt. 2 is the second of three parts in an album release of the same name. Portioning Steeples in this way, Ben is able to break the traditional album cycle and deliver a diverse array of content to his fans. Within the past year, Ben has complemented the songs of Steeples Pt. 1 and 2 with The Vanishing Point virtual reality app, film scores like Maidentrip, a technology infused production of Harold & the Purple Crayon, an interactive sculptural installation called Livestream, and much more.Through the innovative facets of his artistic portfolio he teaches his audience that the modern artist has no boundaries.Website: http://www.bensollee.comVirtual Reality App: http://www.vanishingpointapp.comMusic: https://soundcloud.com/bsolleeMixtape Collection: https://bensolleemixtape.bandcamp.com/album/montanada-mix- tapeVideos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist? list=PLSKpF0wovtB7FuhGwuzZ35DHiCarz6OPlFacebook: www.facebook.com/bensollee/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/bensollee/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/bensollee"Ditch The Van" Mini-Documentary Series: www.bensollee.com/ditch-the-van/ IMDB / Film Scoring: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3430921/

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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