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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Care about the mountains, streams, rivers, lakes, trees, and all the creatures that live in them? Want to participate in their preservation and care? Join author Mary Ellen Hannibal to find out how science is stepping away from ivory towers and laboratories back to its interdisciplinary roots, and how you, too, can be a scientist. Join us for this free event with Mary Ellen Hannibal. Her books will be on sale at the store and we hope you will support your local economy by shopping with us. More about the book: In the vein of H Is for Hawk and the work of Rebecca Solnit and Elizabeth Kolbert--a masterful consideration of the profound, urgent necessity to bear witness to life and loss. Here is a wide-ranging adventure in becoming a citizen scientist by an award-winning writer and environmental thought leader. As Mary Ellen Hannibal wades into tide pools, follows hawks, and scours mountains to collect data on threatened species, she discovers the power of a heroic cast of volunteers--and the makings of what may be our last, best hope in slowing an unprecedented mass extinction. Digging deeply, Hannibal traces today's tech-enabled citizen science movement to its roots: the centuries-long tradition of amateur observation by writers and naturalists. Prompted by her novelist father's sudden death, she also examines her own past--and discovers a family legacy of looking closely at the world. With unbending zeal for protecting the planet, she then turns her gaze to the wealth of species left to fight for. Combining original reporting, meticulous research, and memoir in impassioned prose, Citizen Scientist is a literary event, a blueprint for action, and the story of how one woman rescued herself from an odyssey of loss--with a new kind of science. What an extraordinary book! Mary Ellen Hannibal weaves together natural history, cutting-edge technology, and her own adventures into a story that is certain to inspire. Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist Deeply informed and highly readable, this is as much a soul-search as a book about science. Fortunately for us, Mary Ellen Hannibal locates some luminous souls who, by the light of their knowledge and determination, can lead us out of these dark times for life on Earth. Carl Safina, author of Beyond Words; What Animals Think and Feel The idea that science is something for a caste of high priests to attend to is simply wrong: Science is all around us, and we each can revel in its pleasures and processes. This is a lovely, empowering narrative. Bill McKibben, author of Eaarth Species are going extinct a thousand times faster than they should, our science tells us. But how do we know which, and where, any why, and above all what we can do about this crisis? No expensive technological machine counts biodiversity. Our knowledge comes globally, across decades, and from every land and sea, from the citizen scientist. Thats you and me, our kids, grandkids, and friends, armed with a notebook or perhaps a smartphone, but with those priceless and essential attributes of passion and curiosity. This book tells their story brilliantly. Stuart Pimm, Doris Duke Professor of Conservation Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University An informative, emotional, and fascinating account of a personal journey to ecological citizen science. Muki Haklay, Professor of Geographical Information Science, Co-Director of the Extreme Citizen Science Group, University College London One of Hannibals themes in this ambitious new book is the double narrative, or the contradiction between what we tell ourselves we are doing every day and what is really going on. She explains that empires have been built on a biotic cleansing of species the loss of which now threatens the very foundation of our lives. Hannibal poses citizen science, or the contribution of amateurs to research, as a platform not only for change, but also as a new way of seeing without the old blinders. Invoking literary, historic, and scientific touchstones, and telling a personal story as well, she provides what citizen scientists John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts called the toto picture. We cant afford to see the Earth any other way. Paul Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies, Stanford University My adventure in becoming a citizen scientist includes wading into tide pools, following hawks, and scouring mountains to collect data on species, to contribute to science, and to deepen my own sense of place. Citizen science has centuries-old roots and multiple meanings. With technological tools like iNaturalist, regular people can make geo-located observations in nature that allow for the same kind of analysis that inspired Charles Darwin. Darwin was a citizen scientist, or amateurhe had no advanced degree and worked for himself. For me the most compelling reason to do citizen science is the sixth mass extinction of plants and animals currently underway. In the book I do a lot of reporting and research on this scourge, but contextualize whats happening within a broad framework. Extreme citizen science often focuses on indigenous traditions for caring for the land, and I learn a great deal from the Amah Mutsun tribal band. I take great inspiration from three literary figures who contributed to citizen scienceJohn Steinbeck, Ed Ricketts, and Joseph Campbell. While the heros journey as discerned by Campbell needs updating for dealing with todays global issues, he still provides a model for aggregating individual efforts on behalf of nature to achieve collective impact. Thats the job of the citizen scientist.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Mr Gaga plays Thursday, April 6th. at 7:00pm and Friday, April 7th at 1:00pm All tickets are $10.

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36 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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$15 5PM Door :: 7:00PM Show Hit songwriter, Gary Hannan and 6 time Detroit Music Awards winner, Julianne Ankley team up! General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservation otherwise seating is first come first serve. (Call 828-575-2737 for dinner reservations) Only 50 tickets will be sold to this concert. Join us for a great evening of entertainment, food, and spirits.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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old timey jug and string band duo with many side roads, back streets, and back alleys to explore

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1042 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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SEARRA JADE Album Release/Kickstarter Kickoff show ft. Upland Drive

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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$15 Advance :: $15 Day of Show 8:30PM General Admission Standing Show :: Some Balcony Seating Birds of Chicago, the collective centered around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion - radical in these times - that beautiful words and music can still tap deep veins of emotion.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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Birds of Chicago was born in 2012 when Nero began writing for his vocal star-muse, Russell. Both were accomplished singer/songwriters with projects of their own, Nero with JT and the Clouds and Russell with the acclaimed Canadian roots outfit Po’ Girl, but together there was an unmistakable chemistry. Nero had found the perfect voice for his rock and roll psalms. Russell moved from being a primary songwriter to an interpreter, and her simmering restraint is deeply refreshing to a landscape scorched by post Voice/American Idol vocal gymnastics and over-emoting.

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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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JD McPherson

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JD McPherson - Firebug - Live on The Late Sow - 4th Dec 2012 JD McPherson - "Scratching Circles" (OFFICIAL VIDEO, HD) J.D. McPherson - North Side Gal (OFFICIAL VIDEO,HD) You could mistake JD McPherson for a revivalist, given how few other contemporary artists are likely to assert, as he boldly does, that “’Keep a Knockin’ by Little Richard is the best record ever made. It’s so insanely visceral, you feel like it’s going to explode your speakers. If I’m listening to that in the car, I find myself having to brake suddenly. I can listen to that and it makes me feel like I’m 20 feet tall. And the feeling of joy I get from that record is always going to be the real push behind trying to make music.”

But in a very real sense, McPherson is much more a pioneer than roots resuscitator. He’s knocking at the door of something that arguably hasn’t yet been accomplished—a spirited, almost spiritual hybrid that brings the forgotten lessons from the earliest days of rock & roll into a future that has room for the modernities of studio technique and 21st century singer/songwriter idiosyncrasies that Richard Penniman would not recognize. Let the Good Times Roll, his second album, is a stranger, and more personal affair than its Fats Domino-redolent title might at first suggest, but the name isn’t exactly ironic, either. If you, too, brake for pleasure, you’ll screech to a halt at the enrapturing sound of these Good Times.

His first album, 2012’s Signs & Signifiers, was hailed as “an utterly irresistible, slicked-back triumph” by Mojo and “a rockin’, bluesy, forward-thinking gold mine that subtly breaks the conventions of most vintage rock projects” by All Music Guide. The Washington Post wrote that, “he and his bandmates are great musicians taking ownership of a sound, not just mimicking one.” That same review remarked upon how, “the album sounds as if the band is in the same room with the listener.” But for the follow-up, McPherson wanted to maintain that raw power while also capturing the more mysterious side of the records he loves. To that slightly spookier end, he enlisted as a collaborator Mark Neill, known for his work as a producer and engineer with versed-in-the-past acts going back to the Paladins in the 1980s, but, most recently, for recording The Black Keys and Dan Auerbach—a friend of McPherson’s who co-wrote the new album’s “Bridge Builder.”

Talking up one of the freshly minted tunes, “Bridge Builder,” McPherson describes it as being “the psychedelic Coasters.” That no such thing really existed prior to this album doesn’t deter him. “This is something I actually talked about with Mark at the beginning of the record: ‘I want to make a ‘50s psychedelic record!’”

Neill was up to meeting that seemingly oxymoronic challenge. “It’s still a rock & roll record, but the borders are expanding a little bit,” McPherson explains. “With some of the writing that came out this time, it became apparent the songs weren’t going to lend themselves well to our usual process. So as we sought out a producer, we took aim for a slightly wider—I guess hi-fi is the word—sound, and got more experimental. Mark Neill certainly has all the tools in his hardware shop with which to produce any range of sounds from vintage Capitol Records stuff on up to…gosh, we listened to so much David Bowie making this record. We’d play Primal Scream’s Screamadelica to listen to how they suddenly started making dance records, and then Mark would play us Marilyn McCoo singing ‘Marry Me, Bill’ over and over again, I guess trying to re-wire our brains.”

Amid this flurry of possible influences, a few production approaches stuck. “I find that the records that I like to listen to over and over again are the ones that have those strange engineering choices, or weird sounds. I was very attracted to the idea of using plate reverb. So whereas the first record was really informed by New Orleans rhythm and blues, where everything was very dry and up-front, I really was listening more this time to a ton of Link Wray, and the Allen Toussaint-produced Irma Thomas stuff, and all the early ‘60s rock & roll that is saturated in plate reverb.”

McPherson certainly doesn’t begrudge the attention that Signs & Signifiers unexpectedly brought him. “If it hadn’t been for the ‘North Side Gal’ video, this probably never would have caught on,” he says, recalling the fame he found on YouTube even before Rounder picked up his indie release. “That’s how we found our label and found our management. I was still teaching school, and here I am with got this video that’s like a million hits. I’m like, what? I had no plans to quit my job. Luckily, I lost it.” A middle school art department’s loss was Rounder’s and the rock world’s gain.

It’d been a while in coming. “I started getting obsessed with this stuff when I was in high school,” McPherson says. “There wasn’t much to do where I grew up in rural southeast Oklahoma, where I lived on a 160-acre cattle ranch.” When he discovered early rock & roll and R&B, “it was like finding a treasure no one else knew about. Nobody around me had any interest whatsoever in Little Richard except for me and my friend. Once we started listening to Jerry Lee Lewis, and to Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, which was the best thing you could ever find, everything started to change. I’ve got a videotape of us playing at a pool hall in the early ‘90s in Talihina, Oklahoma, and it’s cowboys and criminals and people that are cooking meth up in the hills standing around playing pool, and here we are with our greaser uniforms on, playing Buddy Holly’s ‘Rockin’ Around with Ollie Vee’ followed by ‘Clampdown’ by the Clash, and all these people are really confused. Those were happy times.”

The covers and the grease got dropped along the way to adulthood, of course, even though he knows what he does now is likely to wind up with some inaccurate revival tags. “There’s never going to be a point where I’m not going to hear the word ‘rockabilly’,” he says with a laugh and a sigh, “even though it’s not anthropologically correct, because it’s separate from rhythm & blues and rock & roll. Not being able to be perceived as how you sort of define what you’re doing is frustrating, but you just have to understand that not everybody is a nerd about this stuff. What it comes down to is that you can’t expect for people to listen if you’re not doing something personal. I mean, you can’t just do covers of Johnny Burnette Trio songs, because that idea has already been expressed, and it was actually moved past pretty quickly. Rock & roll music changed really quickly when it started becoming ubiquitous youth music and the President’s sister started doing the Twist. Yet there’s something intrinsically valuable about a lot of those ideas that haven’t fully been explored yet. And you take everything you love about it and write personal music and hope it translates into its own thing. I always hear ‘Man, bringing this stuff back is really important,’ but I have goal to bring rock & roll back in some reactionary way to battle something else. I want it to just kind of nudge it into its own little place alongside what’s happening now.”

Since the debut album came out, McPherson has played for a lot of those aforementioned genre nerds who pick up on every single influence. But he and his band have also opened for acts ranging from Bob Seger (getting a standing ovation at an arena in Detroit, the headliner’s hometown) to the Dave Matthews Band to Nick Lowe to Eric Church (who sought him out to write some songs together). For a Halloween night 2014 show at the Forum in L.A., super-fan Josh Homme, one of McPherson’s biggest supporters, handpicked him to open for Queens of the Stone Age. These may not all seem like natural pairings, but the music is primal and melodic enough that, after a few minutes, it never fails to make sense even to audiences with the least of expectations and musical educations.

“Man, people may not even know it, but they all like that stuff,” McPherson declares. “I’ve seen it happen over and over again. You’re in a record store where they’re playing some weird underground amorphous electronic record that has no configurable beat per minute, and then they put on a Sam Cooke record, and everybody is just like ‘Ohhh’— like a weight lifted. All kinds of music are interesting, but man, there’s something about the 1/4/5, 12-bar blues form that’s just hard-wired into American brains. And I shouldn’t say just American brains, because this stuff is still really huge in Europe, too. Everybody likes rock & roll. They just either won’t admit it or don’t know it yet,” he laughs, unshakable in his faith that the whole world is or will be on a roll.
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LinksThe Cannonball Jars play love songs, rock and roll anthems, and power pop hits.

The Cannonball Jars have opened up the garage door to play their rock and roll gems for the masses. The songs are full of steam and the feeling in the air is one of energetic mischief.

From drug-addled stories of summer love to rock and roll anthems dedicated to plants, the song styles range from clandestine poetry to shout-out, sing-a-long choruses. Their output spans Rock and Roll, Blues, Psychedelic Garage, Punk, Soul, and Power Pop. Influences include Chuck Berry, The Velvet Underground, T. Rex, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Elliott Smith, Swervedriver, The Beatles, Oasis, Pixies, Black Lips, Ramones and early Green Day.

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/06/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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You could mistake JD McPherson for a revivalist, given how few other contemporary artists are likely to assert, as he boldly does, that Keep a Knockin by Little Richard is the best record ever made. Its so insanely visceral, you feel like its going to explode your speakers. If Im listening to that in the car, I find myself having to brake suddenly. I can listen to that and it makes me feel like Im 20 feet tall. And the feeling of joy I get from that record is always going to be the real push behind trying to make music.But in a very real sense, McPherson is much more a pioneer than roots resuscitator. Hes knocking at the door of something that arguably hasnt yet been accomplisheda spirited, almost spiritual hybrid that brings the forgotten lessons from the earliest days of rock & roll into a future that has room for the modernities of studio technique and 21st century singer/songwriter idiosyncrasies that Richard Penniman would not recognize. Let the Good Times Roll, his second album, is a stranger, and more personal affair than its Fats Domino-redolent title might at first suggest, but the name isnt exactly ironic, either. If you, too, brake for pleasure, youll screech to a halt at the enrapturing sound of these Good Times.His first album, 2012s Signs & Signifiers, was hailed as an utterly irresistible, slicked-back triumph by Mojo and a rockin, bluesy, forward-thinking gold mine that subtly breaks the conventions of most vintage rock projects by All Music Guide. The Washington Post wrote that, he and his bandmates are great musicians taking ownership of a sound, not just mimicking one. That same review remarked upon how, the album sounds as if the band is in the same room with the listener. But for the follow-up, McPherson wanted to maintain that raw power while also capturing the more mysterious side of the records he loves. To that slightly spookier end, he enlisted as a collaborator Mark Neill, known for his work as a producer and engineer with versed-in-the-past acts going back to the Paladins in the 1980s, but, most recently, for recording The Black Keys and Dan Auerbacha friend of McPhersons who co-wrote the new albums Bridge Builder.Talking up one of the freshly minted tunes, Bridge Builder, McPherson describes it as being the psychedelic Coasters. That no such thing really existed prior to this album doesnt deter him. This is something I actually talked about with Mark at the beginning of the record: I want to make a 50s psychedelic record!Neill was up to meeting that seemingly oxymoronic challenge. Its still a rock & roll record, but the borders are expanding a little bit, McPherson explains. With some of the writing that came out this time, it became apparent the songs werent going to lend themselves well to our usual process. So as we sought out a producer, we took aim for a slightly widerI guess hi-fi is the wordsound, and got more experimental. Mark Neill certainly has all the tools in his hardware shop with which to produce any range of sounds from vintage Capitol Records stuff on up togosh, we listened to so much David Bowie making this record. Wed play Primal Screams Screamadelica to listen to how they suddenly started making dance records, and then Mark would play us Marilyn McCoo singing Marry Me, Bill over and over again, I guess trying to re-wire our brains.Amid this flurry of possible influences, a few production approaches stuck. I find that the records that I like to listen to over and over again are the ones that have those strange engineering choices, or weird sounds. I was very attracted to the idea of using plate reverb. So whereas the first record was really informed by New Orleans rhythm and blues, where everything was very dry and up-front, I really was listening more this time to a ton of Link Wray, and the Allen Toussaint-produced Irma Thomas stuff, and all the early 60s rock & roll that is saturated in plate reverb.McPherson certainly doesnt begrudge the attention that Signs & Signifiers unexpectedly brought him. If it hadnt been for the North Side Gal video, this probably never would have caught on, he says, recalling the fame he found on YouTube even before Rounder picked up his indie release. Thats how we found our label and found our management. I was still teaching school, and here I am with got this video thats like a million hits. Im like, what? I had no plans to quit my job. Luckily, I lost it. A middle school art departments loss was Rounders and the rock worlds gain.Itd been a while in coming. I started getting obsessed with this stuff when I was in high school, McPherson says. There wasnt much to do where I grew up in rural southeast Oklahoma, where I lived on a 160-acre cattle ranch. When he discovered early rock & roll and R&B, it was like finding a treasure no one else knew about. Nobody around me had any interest whatsoever in Little Richard except for me and my friend. Once we started listening to Jerry Lee Lewis, and to Screamin Jay Hawkins, which was the best thing you could ever find, everything started to change. Ive got a videotape of us playing at a pool hall in the early 90s in Talihina, Oklahoma, and its cowboys and criminals and people that are cooking meth up in the hills standing around playing pool, and here we are with our greaser uniforms on, playing Buddy Hollys Rockin Around with Ollie Vee followed by Clampdown by the Clash, and all these people are really confused. Those were happy times.The covers and the grease got dropped along the way to adulthood, of course, even though he knows what he does now is likely to wind up with some inaccurate revival tags. Theres never going to be a point where Im not going to hear the word rockabilly, he says with a laugh and a sigh, even though its not anthropologically correct, because its separate from rhythm & blues and rock & roll. Not being able to be perceived as how you sort of define what youre doing is frustrating, but you just have to understand that not everybody is a nerd about this stuff. What it comes down to is that you cant expect for people to listen if youre not doing something personal. I mean, you cant just do covers of Johnny Burnette Trio songs, because that idea has already been expressed, and it was actually moved past pretty quickly. Rock & roll music changed really quickly when it started becoming ubiquitous youth music and the Presidents sister started doing the Twist. Yet theres something intrinsically valuable about a lot of those ideas that havent fully been explored yet. And you take everything you love about it and write personal music and hope it translates into its own thing. I always hear Man, bringing this stuff back is really important, but I have goal to bring rock & roll back in some reactionary way to battle something else. I want it to just kind of nudge it into its own little place alongside whats happening now.Since the debut album came out, McPherson has played for a lot of those aforementioned genre nerds who pick up on every single influence. But he and his band have also opened for acts ranging from Bob Seger (getting a standing ovation at an arena in Detroit, the headliners hometown) to the Dave Matthews Band to Nick Lowe to Eric Church (who sought him out to write some songs together). For a Halloween night 2014 show at the Forum in L.A., super-fan Josh Homme, one of McPhersons biggest supporters, handpicked him to open for Queens of the Stone Age. These may not all seem like natural pairings, but the music is primal and melodic enough that, after a few minutes, it never fails to make sense even to audiences with the least of expectations and musical educations.Man, people may not even know it, but they all like that stuff, McPherson declares. Ive seen it happen over and over again. Youre in a record store where theyre playing some weird underground amorphous electronic record that has no configurable beat per minute, and then they put on a Sam Cooke record, and everybody is just like Ohhh like a weight lifted. All kinds of music are interesting, but man, theres something about the 1/4/5, 12-bar blues form thats just hard-wired into American brains. And I shouldnt say just American brains, because this stuff is still really huge in Europe, too. Everybody likes rock & roll. They just either wont admit it or dont know it yet, he laughs, unshakable in his faith that the whole world is or will be on a roll.

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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An*Ten*Nae is one of San Francisco’s most sought after DJs and live performers. He has taken the art of live remixing to new heights with his own customized setup, that bends genres in ways seldom heard. This sound is called Acid Crunk, and there are no rules, no restraints in its quest for pure BASS devastation. An*Ten*Nae is a low frequency emitter transmitting and remixing music on the fly, giving him the ability to transcend above the constraints of music rigidity and transmit bass heavy, crunked out beats of the highest order. HisGenre bending, “Acid Crunk compilations” have set the standard and has defined an era with over 1,000,000 downloads to date. Picking up steam in 2009 Acid Crunk Vol. 2 maintained the # 1 seller in Dubstep, Electronica and Chillout genres simultaneously while also having all 14 tracks in their respective genre top 10, as well as rocking the charts on iTunes, Juno Digital and a host of other sites. With an album in the works and the ever growing Acid Crunk series running at full steam, we see no end in site for the ever changing chameleon known as An*Ten*Nae. http://soundcloud.com/an-ten-nae  Esseks: Esseks (Sam Eckstein) is a Brooklyn based producer and visual artist. His music ranges all the bass-centric genres with a focus on the off-kilter. The diverse elements of his music are tied together with Esseks’ subtle but instantly recognizable sound. It is dark but in a playful sense. Cartoon Villain music you could say. He has built up a large catalog of music since his first release in 2012 and put out releases with Wakaan (AZ), Gravitas Recordings (TX), Foundations Recordings (CA), and Smokers Cough (NY) along with a number of self releases and collaborations with artists like Yheti, Space Jesus, GDP. http://soundcloud.com/essekshttp://esseks.bandcamp.com/ Perkulat0r:  Perkulat0r aka Ben Jamer was sent from outer space to smack the world with a fourth dimension of sound. Hailing from the suburbs of Vancouver, Jamer has made a name for himself with his soulful brand of intelligent beatmaking. Saucing listeners from the feet up with his signature soundscapes, lush with weaving melodies and dripping with delicious bass, Perkulat0r has delivered his take on multi-genre bass music to audiences at festivals across North America. Fresh off his Hyperdrive Tour throughout Canada, and with his debut US tour to follow, Perkulat0r continues to melt eardrums in 2016 with a dose of space gangster soul like no other. http://soundcloud.com/Perkulat0r

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Arts Fest is an annual festival celebrating the arts with engaging events across the UNC Asheville campus. Attendees to this three day event may expect: • Music, dance, theater, digital media, literature, and visual arts. • Exhibits and presentations by students, faculty, and staff. • Local artists and alumni sharing their talents and expertise. • Special performances and presentations by acclaimed artists.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Downtown Asheville Art Walk is happening on 07 Apr 2017 at Downtown Asheville Asheville, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Gifts & Handicrafts industry.

Book a stall at 10times.com!

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Located on Lexington Ave between College Street and the I-240 overpass , Asheville, NC 28801
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Asheville Gallery of Art April 2017 Show “Imageries of Life” “Imageries of Life” for April at Asheville Gallery of Art Asheville Gallery of Art’s April show, “Imageries of Life,” features the work of well-known figurative artist Sahar Fakhoury. The show runs April 1-30 during gallery hours, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The gallery, located at 82 Patton Avenue in Asheville, across from Pritchard Park, will host a reception for the artist on Friday, April 7, from 5-8 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to stop by. The show will present a series of the artist’s new work. “I am exploring the art of portrait with a twist. I maintain the likeness and essence of the subjects while infusing the paintings with vivid light and color. As my work evolves, I explore how much depth I can achieve by layering the figure and overlapping positions, pushing some layers in and pulling others out. I take my subjects out of their original context, which leaves room for the viewer’s interpretation and imagination as to where and why this took place.” Fakhoury says the majority of her subjects are people she encounters on the street. “Sometimes I have a certain idea in mind and I look for people to match, and, at other times, I see a person who sparks an idea for a painting.” While the artist also paints landscapes and still lifes, she continues to be fascinated by the human figure. “Figures in motion represent the instability of our life. Moving to another city or country, starting new jobs, and experiencing a sudden change in health are just some examples. Some of us put on several hats daily.” The artist has been a resident of the Asheville area for the past 27 years. She has a BFA from UNC Asheville and teaches oil painting from her studio in Asheville’s River Arts District. Fakhoury has exhibited her work in solo and group shows in several states and abroad. Her work hangs in both public and private collections around the world. Fakhoury's work, as well as the work of the other 30 gallery members, will be on display and for sale through the month of April. For further information about this show, you can contact Asheville Gallery of Art at (828) 251-5796, visit the gallery website at www.ashevillegallery-of-art.com, or go to the gallery Facebook page

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82 Patton Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Instructor: Lorelle Bacon April 7 and 8 (Fri and Sat) from 10 to 4 $175 Learning to see and rendering realistic subjects allows you to paint anything! In this action packed class, you will learn simple tricks to render the look of metals and glass easily! Lorelle will walk you through step by step techniques as you paint realistic and impressionistic paintings of glass and metal. Once you’ve taken this two day workshop you will be confident in your ability to do it on your own. You will take home two to 3 finished paintings ready to frame or give as gifts. Bring a lunch and join the fun! Bring your choice of medium and supplies. (watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels or colored pencils)

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191 Lyman Street, #310 , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Asheville artist Andrea Kulish will be at Grovewood Gallery on Friday, April 7 from 11am – 4pm demonstrating the ancient art of pysanky, a Ukrainian craft and tradition that involves a wax-resistant method in designing and decorating Easter eggs. A first generation Ukrainian-American, Kulish learned the intricate art of pysanky as a young girl. Now, Andrea not only creates these beautiful objects with unique folk-inspired designs, but she also teaches classes in the art herself.

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111 Grovewood Road , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Mr Gaga plays Thursday, April 6th. at 7:00pm and Friday, April 7th at 1:00pm All tickets are $10.

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36 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM

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Join NCNPA, area partners, sponsors and other industry professionals for a day of industry related education and an evening of networking. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, in conjunction with Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) announces Medicare Choices Made Easy, for January - April 2017. The classes will explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties and ways to save money. The Information Sessions are free and open to the public. People new to Medicare, care givers and others who help senior citizens with their Medicare insurance should consider attending this informative class. The information presented is unbiased and accurate. No products are sold, recommended or endorsed. To register for the class go to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County (www.coabc.org) website or call the Council on Aging at 828-277- 8288 for information about times and locations of the Information Sessions and to reserve your place.

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1616 Patton Ave , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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K-12 Educator Workshop Jennifer Hoolihan & Kelsey Sickmeyer April 7-8 Friday 6-9pm & Saturday 9:30am- 4:30pm Join us at Odyssey ClayWorks and earn continuing education credits in a fun and upbeat atmosphere. You will gain several great new lesson plans, experience tons of hands on activities and make new friends in your field. A special workshop for teachers only, you’ll enjoy getting creative with your peers. Team taught by Jennifer Hoolihan of Highwater Clays and Kelsey Sickmeyer of Odyssey Clayworks. Level: All LevelsTuition: $ 150, No Lab Fee

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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101 Fairview Road Suite D , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for a lecture by Philadelphia-based writer and curator Sarah Archer on the iconic graphic designers behind Craft Horizons magazine. This talk will trace the rich and complex relationship between craft and graphic design, starting with a brief aesthetic overview of influential Arts and Crafts publication The Craftsman, which debuted in 1901, as well as the proliferation of how-to manuals, magazines, and kits that helped popularize the hobby craft industry during the interwar period. All of this material set the stage for Craft Horizons, which debuted modestly during World War II with a rather spare graphic identity, and, thanks to the vision of its very first in-house art director, Sydney Butchkes would become more colorful, playful, and modern throughout the 1950's and '60s. In 1956, the graphic designers Robert Brownjohn and Ivan Chermayeff designed a new logo for Craft Horizons, in the years just prior to their respective work on the opening titles for numerous James Bond movies and the NBC logo. The modern look and feel Craft Horizons in the 1950s and '60s paralleled trends in the larger advertising and magazine worlds rather than those of the hobby craft industry. Though it advertised many a hobbyist's toolkit in its back pages, and covered a wide range of craft practices editorially, the magazine was visually coded to appeal to a modern, somewhat avant garde sensibility. About Sarah Archer: Sarah Archer is a writer and independent curator based in Philadelphia. Prior to moving to Philadelphia to become Senior Curator at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, she was the Director of Greenwich House Pottery. She is a regular contributor to Hyperallergic, and her articles and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Modern Craft, Modern Magazine, Studio Potter, The Huffington Post, Slate, The New Yorker online, and The Washington Post. She has contributed essays to exhibition catalogs for the Portland Art Museum, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Museum of Arts and Design. Her essays have been included in the anthologies Shows and Tales edited by Art Jewelry Forum, and The Ceramics Reader, forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press. She has curated exhibitions at Urban Glass and Pratt Manhattan Gallery. She holds a BA from Swarthmore College, and an MA from the Bard Graduate Center. She has taught at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University, and the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and given talks for the American Craft Council and the American Philosophical Society. She is a member of the board of Collab, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s modern design advocacy group. Her first book, Midcentury Christmas, was published by Countryman Press and W.W. Norton in 2016. This event is held in conjunction with The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons 1941-1979, on view at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design January 20 - May 20, 2017. http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/the-good-making-of-good-things/ The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons 1941–1979 is curated by The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s (CCCD) 2017 Curatorial Fellows Elizabeth Essner, Lily Kane, and Meaghan Roddy and organized by CCCD. The CCCD Curatorial Fellowship is made possible by the John & Robyn Horn Foundation. This exhibition is generously sponsored by Rotasa Foundation with additional support from Gary Ferraro and Lorne Lassiter. All Craft Horizons images and content owned by the American Craft Council and provided courtesy of the ACC Library & Archives. CCCD is supported in part by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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67 Broadway St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Join us for a lecture by Philadelphia-based writer and curator Sarah Archer on the iconic graphic designers behind Craft Horizons magazine. This talk will trace the rich and complex relationship between craft and graphic design, starting with a brief aesthetic overview of influential Arts and Crafts publication The Craftsman, which debuted in 1901, as well as the proliferation of how-to manuals, magazines, and kits that helped popularize the hobby craft industry during the interwar period. All of this material set the stage for Craft Horizons, which debuted modestly during World War II with a rather spare graphic identity, and, thanks to the vision of its very first in-house art director, Sydney Butchkes would become more colorful, playful, and modern throughout the 1950's and '60s. In 1956, the graphic designers Robert Brownjohn and Ivan Chermayeff designed a new logo for Craft Horizons, in the years just prior to their respective work on the opening titles for numerous James Bond movies and the NBC logo. The modern look and feel Craft Horizons in the 1950s and '60s paralleled trends in the larger advertising and magazine worlds rather than those of the hobby craft industry. Though it advertised many a hobbyist's toolkit in its back pages, and covered a wide range of craft practices editorially, the magazine was visually coded to appeal to a modern, somewhat avant garde sensibility.  About Sarah Archer: Sarah Archer is a writer and independent curator based in Philadelphia. Prior to moving to Philadelphia to become Senior Curator at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, she was the Director of Greenwich House Pottery. She is a regular contributor to Hyperallergic, and her articles and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Modern Craft, Modern Magazine, Studio Potter, The Huffington Post, Slate, The New Yorker online, and The Washington Post. She has contributed essays to exhibition catalogs for the Portland Art Museum, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Museum of Arts and Design. Her essays have been included in the anthologies Shows and Tales edited by Art Jewelry Forum, and The Ceramics Reader, forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press. She has curated exhibitions at Urban Glass and Pratt Manhattan Gallery. She holds a BA from Swarthmore College, and an MA from the Bard Graduate Center. She has taught at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University, and the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and given talks for the American Craft Council and the American Philosophical Society. She is a member of the board of Collab, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s modern design advocacy group. Her first book, Midcentury Christmas, was published by Countryman Press and W.W. Norton in 2016.  This event is held in conjunction with The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons 1941-1979, on view at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design January 20 - May 20, 2017. The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons 1941–1979 is curated by The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s (CCCD) 2017 Curatorial Fellows Elizabeth Essner, Lily Kane, and Meaghan Roddy and organized by CCCD. The CCCD Curatorial Fellowship is made possible by the John & Robyn Horn Foundation. This exhibition is generously sponsored by Rotasa Foundation with additional support from Gary Ferraro and Lorne Lassiter. All Craft Horizons images and content owned by the American Craft Council and provided courtesy of the ACC Library & Archives. CCCD is supported in part by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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67 Broadway , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Often labeled as a Southern Rocker, Justin Cody Fox has been playing guitar professionally since the age of 15. Influenced by his parents’ classical rock and blues, and his Papal playing country from the classics to the 90’s in the family farm barn, Justin developed his own eclectic style, reminiscent of Blackberry Smoke, The Black Keys, Blake Shelton, Sturgill Simpson, and Chris Stapleton. Young in today’s music years, like a Southern John Mayer, Justin has already filled a barrel with experience, evident in every live performance and recording. He’s written and recorded multiple albums, toured up and down the East Coast and Virgin Islands, shared the stage with national acts from Vince Neil to David Lee Roth, Three Doors Down to Candlebox to Rusted Root, Marshall Tucker Band to Shooter Jennings, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman, Blackberry Smoke and many more. Whether playing his originals or covers, Justin is definitely not going down swinging, as his album title may suggest, he’s just getting started.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Justin Cody Fox, Southern RockCountry singer/songwriter from Wilmington, NC. Playing professionally since age 15, Fox developed his own style, reminiscent of Blackberry Smoke, The Black Keys, Blake Shelton, Sturgill Simpson, and Chris Stapleton. He has toured the East Coast and Virgin Islands, shared the stage with national acts including: Vince Neil, David Lee Roth, Three Doors Down, Candlebox, Rusted Root, Marshall Tucker Band, Shooter Jennings, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman, and Blackberry Smoke. Fox's newest video and song, an ode to the legendary Moonshiner, “Popcorn Sutton” has nearly 100,000 views on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/JustinCodyFox/videos/676486712508583 or https://youtu.be/W7HOmLypexo Fox’s "Homemade Still" Tour promoting his newest release, “Go Down Swingin’’” and Step Up For Soldiers. Learn more: http://www.justincodyfox.com/tour2017 www.justincodyfox.com http://isisasheville.com/event/justin-cody-fox/

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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WHERE: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St, AshevilleWHEN: Friday April 7, 2017DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pmGENRE:  soul / americana AGES: all agesSEATS: seated general admissionTICKETS: $15 adv. / $18 d.o.s. / $23 VIP (guaranteed seat in 1st 3 rows)WEB LISTING: http://thealtamonttheatre.com/event/BonnieBonnie Bishop:WEBSITE: www.bonniebishop.comHEAR SOME MUSIC: https://soundcloud.com/besquared-2SEE A VIDEO: https://youtu.be/R-lOjYyYDPwIt’s only a matter of time until Hollywood snaps up the story of how singer-songwriter Bonnie Bishop connected with Dave Cobb, one of the hottest producers in the business, to unlock her inner soul singer and record the best album of her career: “Ain’t Who I Was” (May 27; Thirty Tigers/RED).Even though Bishop can barely believe it herself, it’s a story that will need no dramatic embellishment, because every twist of fate — and faith — is absolutely true.Before landing with Cobb, whose credits include Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson, Bishop had thrown in the towel on her country-leaning career, too frustrated, beat-up and broke to go on after 13 years, five albums and one failed marriage. It landed on the rag pile despite monogramming by her idol, Bonnie Raitt, who recorded a Bishop/Big Al Anderson co-write on her comeback album, “Slipstream.” The song, “Not Cause I Wanted To,” topped the New York Times’ year-end best-of list, then “Slipstream” won 2012’s Best Americana Album Grammy. Bishop also popped onto iTunes’ country chart in 2013 with a song delivered by Connie Britton, the star of ABC-TV’s hit series “Nashville.”But a girl can only live so long on accolades and exposure. After spending 200 nights a year on the road — loading her own gear, running her own sound and sleeping in her van — and still not earning enough to afford Christmas presents for her family, Bishop knew she’d hit a dead end.“I started to break down mentally and physically from the stress,” she confesses. When a panic attack sent her to a Nashville emergency room, she was told to take a rest. So Texas-raised Bishop, who’d moved to Nashville in the hopes of writing Raitt-worthy songs, retreated to her parents’ ranch in Wimberley, outside of Austin. Feelings of failure and despair gnawed at her psyche; she went into mourning for the death of her dream.“I spent three months crying and feeling sorry for myself, then decided I had to figure out what to do,” explains Bishop, her voice bright and cheerful. “I had all these amazing stories from the road, and I started writing them down as a way of healing. Then stories from childhood started coming out, and I started seeing these threads in my stories in a way that allowed me to celebrate what I had done, instead of beating myself up for having failed. I thought maybe I could make a career doing that. So I applied to graduate school.”But before leaving Nashville, she called Thirty Tigers co-founder David Macias, whose multi-faceted entertainment company handles Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin, Simpson and Isbell — whose Cobb-produced release won 2015’s Best Americana Album Grammy.“David always believed in me,” Bishop says. “I told him what was going on in my life, and he said, ‘I don’t think your music career is over. You just need to make a great record with a real producer.’”He sent Cobb some demos. Cobb invited her to lunch. At the time, he was working with Stapleton, recording what would become 2015’s Best Country Album Grammy winner and 2016’s ACM Album of the Year.Bishop flew to Nashville to meet him. Cobb told her she should be singing soul, not country, and that he’d been wanting to record a soul album.She was thrilled. As a child in Houston, she’d heard her surgeon father, a former musician, playing blues piano, and her cellist mother spinning Motown singles. After they split, her mother married football coach Jackie Sherrill, who took a coaching job at Mississippi State.“I am from Texas, but there’s a lot of Mississippi in me,” Bishop offers. “I definitely got my soul from hanging with all the black girls in choir there. That’s how I learned to sing.”She credits her late songwriter friend Tim Krekel with helping her rediscover her “bluesy voice.” Krekel had also written with Stapleton, and when Cobb mentioned to Stapleton and his wife, Morgane, that he was meeting Bishop, Morgane said, “I love Bonnie Bishop’s voice! You have to do this record!”Bishop didn’t even know Stapleton had co-authored her favorite Krekel song, “Be With You,” when she added it to her setlist after singing it at his funeral (he passed away from cancer in 2010). It’s one of several standout tracks on the album. But before she recorded it — or any others — she had to face another series of panic-inducing challenges.“It was very scary for me to make the mental space for hope to live again, because I was so afraid of getting my heart broken by music,” she admits. “I had doubts about whether or not I could still even sing. I was nervous as hell.”Plus, she had no idea what Cobb actually had in mind. “I just had to trust this person,” Bishop notes. “At the same time, I’m having this huge mental battle because I’d worked so hard to kill this dream, and then here I am … it required complete faith that there was a purpose to this.”She also had debt from the semester she’d just completed in the graduate creative writing program at Sewanee University of the South, outside of Nashville. (Bishop earned her undergraduate degree in sociology and musical theater from the University of Texas.) When her album investor bailed at the last minute, her friend and manager, Dave Claassen, had to talk her down from another freak-out, reassuring her that it would somehow work out. (His motto, she says, is “just show up.”)Cobb picked six songs from her list of 36, including six she co-wrote, and they found two more. One is “Done Died,” a spiritual he discovered on YouTube, sung by an old Mississippi bluesman named Boyd Rivers. Cobb had been saving it for someone special; when she heard it, she cried.“That’s totally how I feel, like I died and I’m coming back to life,” she explains. “I’d already had that spiritual transformation years before, but now I’m having it again musically.” In Bishop’s version, which slinks like a full-bellied crocodile from gutbucket blues to raw, unfettered soul, her sandstone voice captures the frenzy of a born-again believer as it rises to the heavens.“[Cobb] knew that I had a deep story that I wanted to tell and he really helped me do that,” Bishop says. It’s a story of transformation, expressed in lyrics of longing, loss, loneliness and finally, resurrection.“The record is called ‘Ain’t Who I Was’ because I’m not the same person I was, personally or musically,” says Bishop. “I was at a point where I just didn’t know anymore. I didn’t even have a vision, and this amazing producer came alongside me and believed in me and pulled my voice back out and made me get back up and sing.”She chokes up while describing the experience, but one thing is clear: Her vocal prowess was never an issue. She just hadn’t worked with someone who knew how to unleash its full power. On this release, she gets right to it with the funky opener, “Mercy” (recorded as “Have A Little Mercy” by Ann Sexton), answering wah-wah guitar licks with a gritty groove. Then she gets soft and whispery on “Be With You,” creating a sound so intimate, its almost as if the listener becomes the lover she’s singing to.On “Not Cause I Wanted To,” she confesses to her ex how much pain she carries after leaving him; if the ballad, which takes us to church with a Wurlitzer-filled bridge, somehow sounds even more soulful than Raitt’s version, it’s because this writer lived it.Bishop again laments that hurt, but with a completely different approach, on “Too Late,” a co-write with Ford Thurston. Here, she conjures Dusty and the Supremes while dancing through a storm of needle-sharp guitar notes.“It was simple arrangements and cool grooves, and I loved the sounds I was hearing as we recorded,” Bishop says. “It’s the record I always wanted to make and didn’t know how. And Dave did. Without having ever seen me live, just hearing three acoustic demos, he pulled it out of me when I thought was dead. It was such an incredible thing.”But she really gets to the heart of the matter with “Broken,” one of three she penned with keyboardist Jimmy Wallace. It’s a sweeping, emotion-filled ballad, tailor-made for playing over a movie’s closing credits. When Bishop lets loose on the chorus, singing, “I don’t wanna be /Broken anymore/Don’t wanna see pieces of me/Shattered on the floor,” you can hear every tear she spilled while writing those lines. It truly is a knockout performance.When Macias heard it, along with the other tracks they’d done, he announced Thirty Tigers would pay for the album and help get it heard.“All these Davids believed in me and brought me back to life,” says Bishop. “I feel like I’m truly living a fairy tale. All I do on a daily basis now is get up and say thank-you, Jesus, that this is all going on, and show me how to show up today. Show me how to show up and not think too hard about it and not beat myself up and not allow what happened in the past to affect what I do today. … That is the gift that Dave Cobb gave me. And I’m so grateful and so excited.”She’s also thankful she recorded with Cobb when she did; his work is winning so many awards, he’s more in demand than ever.If Bishop and Cobb should share an award someday, that’ll be icing for the movie. But with or without that scene, she knows the message she wants it to convey: That dreams do come true. As long as you keep believing.“Dreams are lifetime visions,” Bishop says wisely. “And life is valleys and mountains. And if you can accept that, you’ll be fine.”

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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2nd Annual Carolina Acoustic Blues Showcase at Upcountry Brewing Co. April 7th $5.00 at The Door Lineup Roots and Dore Jesse Barry Stevie Lee Combs Evan Wade Mike Kane Patrick Lockett Roots & Friends Jam Host MC Ray Brown of Soul Of The Blues Radio Show Setting up lots of promos including Jeff Messer Show Spots/Ray Brown Spots for each artist on the bill!

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1042 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017 - 04/08/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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The way Corey Smith sees it, he owes a debt to his fans. And it's one he is determined to repay with his 10th album, While the Gettin' Is Good. The project, released on Sugar Hill Records, marks the first time that the singer-songwriter, a wildly popular touring artist who has produced all of his past efforts, has turned over the reins to a bona fide country music producer in Keith Stegall. The result is Smith's most ambitious record yet, as well as a return on the investment made by the fans who have supported him since his first album in 2003."A lot of start-up acts are using fan-funded programs to finance their record. That's what my whole career has been: Kickstarter before Kickstarter. When my fans show up and buy a ticket and a t-shirt, they're investing in what I'm doing," says Corey. "It's my responsibility to invest it wisely and give them the best album I can. That's what led me to While the Gettin' Is Good."Now, however, Corey is focused squarely on the future. As the new album title suggests, he's ready to make a determined grab at country's brass ring while the gettin' is good. And with Keith Stegall and Sugar Hill Records behind him, the gettin' has never been better. As the perseverant Corey is fond of saying, "There is more than one way to skin a cat in country music."

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, Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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The way Corey Smith sees it, he owes a debt to his fans. And it's one he is determined to repay with his 10th album, While the Gettin' Is Good. The project, released on Sugar Hill Records, marks the first time that the singer-songwriter, a wildly popular touring artist who has produced all of his past efforts, has turned over the reins to a bona fide country music producer in Keith Stegall. The result is Smith's most ambitious record yet, as well as a return on the investment made by the fans who have supported him since his first album in 2003."A lot of start-up acts are using fan-funded programs to finance their record. That's what my whole career has been: Kickstarter before Kickstarter. When my fans show up and buy a ticket and a t-shirt, they're investing in what I'm doing," says Corey. "It's my responsibility to invest it wisely and give them the best album I can. That's what led me to While the Gettin' Is Good."Now, however, Corey is focused squarely on the future. As the new album title suggests, he's ready to make a determined grab at country's brass ring while the gettin' is good. And with Keith Stegall and Sugar Hill Records behind him, the gettin' has never been better. As the perseverant Corey is fond of saying, "There is more than one way to skin a cat in country music."

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, Asheville, NC 28801
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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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85 W Walnut St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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The Boiler Room Asheville Presents Local Live Music Series 5 bands, $7 bucks! Blitch, Galena, Something Clever, These Are The Angels, and Broken Testimony $7 @ Door | 18+ w/ valid ID Doors open 8PM

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11 Grove Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/07/2017 - 04/08/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Mountaintop Music Company Presents The 2nd Annual Carolina Acoustic Blues Showcase at Upcountry Brewing Co. Friday, April 7th at 8:00pm $5.00 at The Door Lineup Roots and Dore Jesse Barry Stevie Lee Combs Mike Kane Patrick Lockett Evan Wade Roots & Friends Jam Host MC Ray Brown of Soul Of The Blues Radio Show

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1042 Haywood Ave , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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$20 Advance / $20 At the Door 5PM Doors :: 8:30PM Show General Admission Seated Show :: Limited Tables Available call 828-757-2737 for Dinner Reservations. There will also be theater-style & balcony seating and standing available on a first come first serve basis. Introducing Bruce Molsky’s brand new trio with Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch - Tradition steeped in possibility. Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song is delighted to present his new group already on tour in the US. Allison de Groot combines wide ranging virtuosity and passion for old-time music. Boston-based Stash Wyslouch is one of bluegrass’ great young genre-bending pioneers. He got his start as a guitarist in metal bands before immersing himself in roots music as a member of The Deadly Gentlemen.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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The ZWB returns to The Social with new songs, new faces and a birthday girl in the house!

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1078 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Come celebrate Zuzu's birthday at The Social!

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1078 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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1410 Tunnel Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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1 Craven Street , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/07/2017   Event Time: 10:00 PM

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Amazing SHA-MAN returns to Foggy Mountain to bring the jams!!! With Tommy Moore on Drums and Craig Sandberg on Bass. Sweet psychedelic rock funk jam to freshen your soul!!!

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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Arts Fest is an annual festival celebrating the arts with engaging events across the UNC Asheville campus. Attendees to this three day event may expect: • Music, dance, theater, digital media, literature, and visual arts. • Exhibits and presentations by students, faculty, and staff. • Local artists and alumni sharing their talents and expertise. • Special performances and presentations by acclaimed artists.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Come out and run along the gorgeous French Broad River Greenway to help support the Carolina Association of Pharmacy Students, a student organization located in UNCA that promotes advocacy in the field of pharmacy. This event is perfect for both casual runners and experienced athletes, so come on out! And be sure to join us afterwards for our baked goods sale! 
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The race will begin at 9:30AM near the parking lot at the French Broad River Park. The route will go through the park, go along the French Broad River Greenway towards Carrier Park, and loop around back to the start. After the race, we will have a baked goods sale set up. 

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508 Riverview Drive , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:30 AM

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The She's the First Cupcake Classic is the largest fundraising effort for the She's the First UNC Asheville chapter. All the money raised from the event will be donated directly to She's the First, a registered 501c3 nonprofit that provides scholarships for girls in developing countries to be the first in their family to attend school. A free t-shirt is included with your registration fees. Immediately following the 5k, there will be a carnival featuring local vendors, homemade cupcakes, and crafts and activities. The carnival is free and open to the public.  If you would like to learn more about UNC Asheville's chapter of She's the First, you can like us on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/STF.UNCA/?fref=ts), follow us on instagram (stf_unca), or visit our campus fundraising page (http://campus.shesthefirst.org/UNCasheville). If you would like to learn more about She's the First, you can visit their home page at https://www.shesthefirst.org/ If you are interested in registering as a group, please email us at [email protected] to learn more about special group rates. If you would like to advertise with us or have a booth at the carnival, please email us to learn more. 

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1 University Hts , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Learn about Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills Complete Your Own Advance Directives for Free* Discuss End of Life Issues with Attorneys and Medical Professionals *Please bring a valid photo ID to have your advance directives notarized

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121 Hendersonville Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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Our church will host a live Priscilla Shirer Simulcast for women 18 and older on Saturday, April 8 from 10am-5:30pm. Doors open at 9am. Simulcast is free, but $5 will be collected at the door for lunch. Log online to www.mountcarmelonline.org to register.

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201 Mount Carmel Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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-Learn about health care powers of attorney -Learn about living wills -Complete your advance directives* • Talk about your wishes for end-of-life treatment *Please note: You will need to bring a photo ID in order to have your advance directives notarized.

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121 Hendersonville Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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From Drew Daywalt, author of the New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. Activities to follow.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM

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Join us for a fun day of Music, Comedians, Food Trucks, Local Craft Beer and much more at The Asheville Masonic Temple for the Revelry: Downtown Food Truck Rally . This year’s event is sure to be exciting with Local Asheville Food Trucks that will be attending from the area, a true sampling of the Area's Craft Beers by Asheville Brewing Alliance , Sovereign Remedies will be serving up some great libations again this year as well. Last year we asked what you wanted to see and the answer was desserts, so we will be bringing Cakes by Gray in to give you a true sampling of southern desserts and of course we will have some of the areas best coffee suppliers, plus a few other surprises we have up our sleeve. Want to taste it all? Purchase a Movable Feast Ticket and get a sampling from each truck, dessert and a drink while truly making it an experience and enjoy the day at your own pace. You don’t want to miss the all day fun and festivities that your ticket get's you for this Downtown Food Truck Rally. Your ticket lets you come and go as you please so you can enjoy the line up on the Outdoor Stage: Raising Cane, The Fire Cracker Jazz Band, The Broadcast and Coconut Cake Your ticket also includes the indoor theater on the third floor of the Historic Asheville Masonic Temple. In this intimate theater you will laugh yourself hungry with comedians Jason King, Will Jacobs and Minori Hinds to name a few for our new addition this year. There will be some great comedians and bands for the day to relax and enjoy! Did we forget the kiddo's of course not - there will be face painting, bounce houses and fun all around! Proceeds to Benefit: Brother Wolf and Our Voice so please come out and support these great causes we believe in! Get your tickets now for easy entrance into the festival or pay at the door, there is a discount on pre-sold tickets for this great event. Stay Tuned for more updates....

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80 Broadway , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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The Friends of Hominy Creek Greenway is hosting a community work day to continue clearing the park of invasive plants. Meet at the toolshed about a hundred yards from the Shelburne Road entrance. Hominy Creek Greenway is Asheville's only community managed park. All work, except trail mowing, is done by volunteers from the community.

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26 Shelburne Rd. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Digital editing for beginners! Learn the in and out points of Premiere. Students will leave this workshop with a short edited video (so bring your own footage, or we can provide it)! Students with their own laptops can download the 7 day trial of Creative Cloud before the class (www.adobe.com). No previous experience necessary. Saturday, April 8, 1-3pm Tuition: $30 (payable via cash/check on the day of class) If cost is a prohibiting factor to your participation, please email us about sponsorships! If you'd like to sponsor a student, please contact us! Open to teens & adults! Led by Charlotte Taylor Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/oTwvEmL4QMBhpzo92

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207 Coxe Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Join us as we welcome Timothy J. Boyce, editor of the work From Day to Day. For three and a half years, Odd Nansen, a Norwegian prisoner of war, kept a diary of "the mundane and horrific details of camp life as they happened, 'from day to day.'" The diary has floated in and out of history but has only recently resurfaced with the help of Mr. Boyce. Come see him from 2 to 4pm to learn more.

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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$15 Advance // $15 Door 5PM Doors :: 7:00PM Show General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservations 828-575-2737 Only 50 seats are available “A seductive amalgam of folk, country, bluegrass, and rock, recalling the earliest platters by Lucinda Williams and Rosanne Cash.” – Icon Magazine

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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WHERE: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 28801WHEN: Saturday April 8, 2017DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pmGENRE: americana, folk, acoustic, singer/songwriterAGES: all agesTICKETS: $25 adv. / $30 d.o.s. / $35 VIP (guaranteed seating in 1st 3 rows!)SEATING: seated general admissionWEB LISTING: http://thealtamonttheatre.com/event/ShindellRichard Shindell:WEBSITEHEAR SOME MUSICSEE A VIDEOOriginally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York's Hudson Valley, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be. From his first record, Sparrow's Point (1992) to his current release, Careless (September 2016), Shindell has explored the possibilities offered by this most elastic and variable of cultural confections: the song. The path that led him to songwriting was both circuitous and direct. Taking up the guitar at the age of eight, he spent his formative years learning the instrument - first acoustic, then electric. And he listened: Beatles, Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Motown, Bowie, Hunter-Garcia, King-Goffin, Paul Simon, Bill Monroe, Rogers & Hammerstein. Their songs gave the impression of having always been there, so solid and self-evident were their melodies, hooks, grooves, and lyrics. Listening to WNEW or WLIR in 1970s NY felt like a kind of anamnesis. So it seemed completely out of the question to imagine that a song could be written - by anyone, anywhere, anytime, about absolutely anything. If he sang, it was just to sing along, or harmonise to the hymns in church.On the other hand, a good song seemed like such a simple little thing. A voice in the back of his head kept whispering that surely it must be possible to write one. He would make his first attempts at it during college, where he studied Philosophy. According to him, these early songs were "abysmal: pointless, self-indulgent drivel. It's a wonder I ever allowed myself to try again."After college and a nine month stint in a Zen Buddhist community in Upstate New York, he headed to Europe with his guitar, finding something not approaching a livelihood performing in the Paris Metro, where his repertoire consisted of Fahey-tinged fingerpicking, Blakian flatpicking and "endless droning along in open tunings." Evincing an early inclination toward self-imposed commercial exile, he sought out the less-travelled corners of the Metro. "I loved the acoustics in those tunnels, but only when they were empty."Upon running out of money, and despite being an atheist, he applied to and was accepted by Union Theological Seminary (NY), beginning his studies in 1986. Three years in an M.Div. program did nothing to cure him of his atheism, however it did provide him (thanks to a friendly sexton) with late-night access to the neo-gothic expanses of Union's St. James Chapel, whose celestial acoustics inspired his first "keeper": On a Sea of Fleur de Lis. Ostensibly a paean to the Virgin Mary, the song marked his rupture from the church and the beginning of his creative life. Its underlying themes - immanence and transcendence, human love and divine love, the particular and the general - have continued to resonate through subsequent work, right up to the present. In many ways, his new album Careless, though in no way a concept record, represents a further exploration of those ideas. More songs followed. He began frequenting a well-known songwriters circle on Houston Street in New York City. Hosted by the late Jack Hardy, every Thursday night writers would gather to debut new songs, give and receive constructive criticism, take the songs back to the drawing board to try again the next week. It was a tough crowd, but also a supportive one. And beyond the concrete benefit to one's craft, those gatherings offered the fledgling writer a sense of community, and thus identity. He began to think of himself as a songwriter, abandoning his theological studies.It was right about then that Shanachie Records called with an offer for a three record deal. That deal resulted in Sparrows Point (1992), Blue Divide (1994), and Reunion Hill (1997). The latter, produced by multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell (credits too numerous to mention here), won the AFIM (NAIRD) award for "Best Contemporary Folk Album" in 1998. Its title track was covered (along with two other of Shindell's songs) by Joan Baez on her 1997 release, Gone From Danger. In 1998, Shindell joined forces with his friends Dar Williams and Lucy Kaplansky to make CryCryCry (Razor and Tie), a collection of covers by writers such as Robert Earl Keen, Michael Stipe, Ron Sexsmith, Greg Brown, Julie Miller, and James Keelaghan. Over the course of two years, the group toured in support of this highly acclaimed (and eponymously titled) album, leaving audiences spellbound by their gorgeous three-part harmonies.By then Shindell was beginning to stretch out as a harmony singer, guitarist and performer. With each successive record he toured relentlessly, building a solid following of loyal fans. He also became an adept bandleader, as reflected in his 1999 release, Courier (Signature Sounds), a live album, recorded and mixed by Ben Wisch, and featuring long-time cohorts Lincoln Schleifer, John Putnam, Dennis McDermott, as well as Lucy Kaplansky and Larry Campbell.The year 2000 brought the release of a new collection of originals, one of Shindell’s most popular albums, Somewhere Near Paterson (Signature Sounds), produced by Campbell. That year also saw a major life-change: with his Argentine wife and their two small children, Shindell moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taking a few years to get acclimated and learn the language, in 2004 he followed up with Vuelta (Koch Records), joining with Puente Celeste, an eclectic and much beloved group of virtuoso Argentine musicians. The decade's next was release was a collection of covers, South of Delia (2007), Shindell's first foray into production. More than simply a cover record, the song-selections and performances of South of Delia were that of an expatriate looking back at the country and culture he moved away from, and featured guest appearances by artists such as Viktor Krauss, Richard Thompson, Tony Trischka, and Eliza Gilkyson. His next collection of original songs, Not Far Now, was released by Signature Sounds in 2009. For 13 Songs You May or May Not Have Heard Before, which The Telegraph (UK) called “a stunningly good record”, Shindell revisited some of his earlier material, giving fresh interpretations to old favourites.In 2015 he joined forces again with Lucy Kaplansky to record another collection of covers, Tomorrow You’re Going (Signature Sounds), also produced by Larry Campbell. Consisting mostly of love songs, or love lost songs, it provided Shindell and Kaplansky an occasion to revel in their distinctive, two-part harmony with the backing of a top-notch band (Byron Isaacs, Dennis McDermott, Bill Payne, and Campbell) - all thanks to the participation of a committed community of fans who financed the project via the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The campaign more than doubled its funding goal in less than 48 hours.Shindell continues to tour nationally in the United States, with the occasional forays into Canada, the UK, and Europe. Although known primarily as songwriter, Shindell takes a more holistic view of his career. Producer, writer, singer, guitarist, interpreter: it all adds up to a life in music.

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Funny Business Presents: Reformed Whores (7pm early show)

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LinksIf Tenacious D and Dolly Parton got drunk and had a baby, you'd get the delightfully twangy & hilariously filthy musical comedy duo Reformed Whores! Southern bred, but NYC based, Katy Frame & Marie Cecile Anderson have been featured on IFC, PBS, CBS, and many other three-letter networks. The girls have spread their gospel near and far, touring the USA opening for big names like "Weird Al" Yankovich, Les Claypool, Dweezil Zappa, and Reverend Horton Heat. Their sophomore album "Don't Beat Around the Bush" debuted in March 2016 on the top 20 iTunes comedy chart and their YouTube channel just hit over a million views! For more information, visit reformedwhores.com.

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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86 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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The Chuck Lichtenberger Collective brings it all night long!

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5 West Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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95 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Jade Cicada returns to Asheville on Saturday, April 8th with support from Digital Ethos and illanthropy. A limited number of BOGO tickets are available now • 2 for $13! Regular price • $13 Advance // $16 Day of Show Jade is a material thought by the ancient Chinese to be crystallized moonlight that has fallen to earth to spread wisdom and peace. Cicadas symbolize rebirth, metamorphosis, and illumination, and with their dying breath sing with such power that their chorus of song is among the loudest in nature. Jade Cicada’s music is a reflection of these ideas, and a constant homage to those who have inspired him.

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38 N. French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Genre: Hip-HopCover: $35 Tickets (limited $30 Earlybird)Show: 10PM (9PM Doors)Ages: 21+ Ghostface Killah Wu-Tang's Iron Man sums up his move to Def Jam succinctly: "Same music, different label." For Tony Starks's legions of fans, those four words should bring dope music to their ears-literally. Yep, Ghost is back with his fourth solo LP, The Pretty Toney Album, and ain't nothing changed but the imprint. Nearly three years have passed since 2001's Bulletproof Wallets, and Ghost is anxious to inject his lyrical wizardry back into the rap game. "When you get something real vintage and out of the ordinary, best believe that shit gonna stand out," says the Staten Island native. "That's how I try to keep my music."A quick check of his resumé makes it clear that Ghostface's music always makes a splash. From his 1996 debut Ironman, to 2000's epic Supreme Clientele, to his last release Wallets, Ghost has more front-to-back classic albums than most rappers have singles. Add his appearances from the Wu-Tang galaxy of hits on songs like "Can It Be All So Simple," and "Ice Cream" and it's no idle boast when Ghost describes himself as "one of the most creative niggas in the game." What sets the Wally Champ apart from other MCs is his inimitable style. "I'll make a n'gga cry in a minute. I'll make you happy. I'll make a bitch wanna fuck you," says Ghost. "Those are my techniques. And that's the advantage I have over a lot of MCs, because a lot of them is stuck so much in one way, once they try to come out of that realm, people might not take them seriously. I'm a universal rapper."On The Pretty Toney Album, Ghost's mastery of ceremony is on full display. For the RZA-produced scorcher "Run," featuring Jadakiss, Ghost concocts an incredibly vivid chase scene while finding inspiration from a fellow Clan member on the hook. "I always loved Cappadonna's 'Run.' When I heard the RZA beat and I wrote a few verses to it, it just seemed like I was running from the cops," he says. "Great minds think alike."As in his past classics, Ghost digs deep in the crates for "a lot of old fly shit" by acts like The Moments and Sylvia Robinson on various Pretty Toney interludes. "Those are the records that turned me into the man I am today," says Ghost. "I wish the niggas that made those beats would make beats for me nowadays, because that's real soul."Ghost gets his wish on the mixtape favorite "Holla," where he unveils a new style by rapping over the Delfonics' ballad "La La Means I Love You"-not a sample, but the entire song. "'That's another one of my babies," he says. "It goes beyond the words. I rhymed over them without being distracted."On records like "Holla" and "Tony's Masquerade," where producer K-Def creatively flips the David Porter sample that Biggie made famous on "Who Shot Ya," Ghost drops the type of eccentric lyrical gems that have earned him status as a cult favorite. "When I paint the picture, you're seeing my mind right there. Muthafuckas might not understand what I say, but I rhyme for myself before I rhyme for the people," says Ghost. "'Cause yo, this is my art. I sat here and did this. All I need is the music. With the right music in my face, I can do anything."And as 2000's club hit "Cherchez La Ghost" proved, Ghost can move more than just your mind. He wrote Pretty Toney's booming lead single, "Toosh," with a certain club diva in mind. "I heard the record and it sounded real big to me, so I damaged that shit and begged Missy to get on it," says Ghost. "She loved it the first time she heard it, and she just went in and did it."Whether it's heard in the club or in your headphones, The Pretty Toney Album proves that Ghostface's run of instant classic is far from over. "I'm not going nowhere for a minute," says Ghost. "I see myself rhyming until I'm 70... not saying I'm gonna be putting out records and all that, but this is a gift from God." And like a star player traded to a new team, Ghost is ready to show and prove for Def Jam. "I ain't finish balling out yet," he says with a smile. "This is the beginning."  vid: https://youtu.be/2tuVNR7ESVwweb: http://gfkliving.com / http://www.wutang-corp.com/artists/wu-artist.php?id=1

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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10 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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$12 Advance / $15 At the Door 5PM Doors :: 9:00PM Show General Admission Seated Show :: Limited Tables Available call 828-757-2737 for Dinner Reservations. There will also be theater-style & balcony seating and standing available on a first come first serve basis. Born and raised in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, Malcolm Holcombe is being recognized by the contemporary U.S and European folk/americana community as a performer of national stature, and an uncommonly unique guitarist/vocalist about whom Rolling Stone Magazine says: "Haunted country, acoustic blues and rugged folk all meet [here]..." Isis is excited to host this talented Western North Carolina songwriter. Jared Tyler will be opening and performing with Malcolm

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:30 PM

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Funny Business Presents: Reformed Whores (9:30pm late show)

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 9:30 PM

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A local Jam Band with deep rooted blusey groves. Dedicated song crafting has always been the cornerstone of The Freeway Revival. A group forged on the road, they continue to use their lyrics as a window into the life of a traveling band. The Freeway Revival's explosive blend of rock, blues, country, funk and soul incorporates a sound that feels strangely familiar yet remains entirely unique to itself.

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1042 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 10:00 PM

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One of our flagship venues. We LOVE this place and they do so much for music in Asheville. Come check us out and enjoy the atmosphere! Free live show starts at 10pm. Get Down!!

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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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28 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/09/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Arts Fest is an annual festival celebrating the arts with engaging events across the UNC Asheville campus. Attendees to this three day event may expect: • Music, dance, theater, digital media, literature, and visual arts. • Exhibits and presentations by students, faculty, and staff. • Local artists and alumni sharing their talents and expertise. • Special performances and presentations by acclaimed artists.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/09/2017   Event Time: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

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8:00 AM & 10:45 AM: Liturgy of the Palms; Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke. 5:30 PM: Celtic Eucharist with the Blessing of the Palms. Performance by the cappella ensemble PASTYME. Music to include Hosanna to the Son of David by Orlando Gibbons, O Vos Omnes by Carlo Gesualdo, Drop, Drop Slow Tears by Kenneth Leighton, The Lamentations of Jeremiah by Richard Burchard, and Miserere (Prima Pars) by Josquin Desprez.

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60 Church St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/09/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Join us as John shares The Gift of Music at Center for Spiritual Living Asheville's Sunday Celebration (11am), followed by an in-depth workshop (1:00 - 3:30 pm) based on his new book, "The Abundance Vibration: A Guide to Alignment".  You will deepen your knowledge of how to align with Source and allow blocks to abundance to be removed, how to allow your awareness to expand and receive direction,  experiencing a powerful process to set and achieve clear, effective intentions.  The workshop is offered on a Love Donation basis.

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2 Science of Mind Way , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/09/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM

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Join us as John shares an in-depth workshop (1:00 - 3:30 pm) based on his new book, "The Abundance Vibration: A Guide to Alignment.".  You will deepen your knowledge of how to align with Source and allow blocks to abundance to be removed, how to allow your awareness to expand and receive direction,  experiencing a powerful process to set and achieve clear, effective intentions.  The workshop is offered on a Love Donation basis.

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2 Science of Mind Way , Asheville, NC 28806
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