Event Date: 08/24/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Saturday, August 24 7pm Interpretations of Absurdity - Okapi and Edwin Salas Okapi presents anecdotes reflecting pieces of lifes mosaic, which involve complex confrontations with cryptic emotions and circumstances. Edwin Salas interprets these confrontations in visual form, embodying all the compromises and sacrifices woven into ones decisions after facing lifes harsh ultimatums. Flyer in a Dark Chamber A reimagining of the mythology of Lilith, told through spoken-word, dance and music. Ten vignettes explore the stories of Lilith as the first wife of Adam, an empowered and emancipated woman, an outcast from Eden, the original vampire, the black madonna, along with contemporary figures such as Chikesia Clemons and Cyntoia Brown. Words by Alli Marshall, music by Elizabeth Lang/Auracene, movement by Sharon Cooper and Coco Palmer with special guests. $10 for BMCM+AC members + students w/ID / $15 non-members

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Mike Kenton (guitar), Phil Alley (guitar) & Chris "Fatty" Burt (upright bass).

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85 W Walnut St , Asheville, NC 28801
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ESG:

Hailing from the Bronx, ESG were formed at the start of Hip-Hop. They became the most sampled of groups ever among their contemporaries such as Public Enemy, LL Cool J, Marley Marl, and Grandmaster Flash. Shortly afterwards they were adopted by the underground dance scene. ESG are indeed the only group to play at the opening night of Manchester’s legendary Hacienda and the closing night of New York’s equally legendary Paradise Garage. Originally recording for Factory Records in the UK, their first album was produced by Martin Hannett and recorded at the same time as A Certain Ratio’s classic To Each album. In the US they released music on New York’s underground 99 Records label alongside New York’s No Wave groups such as Liquid Liquid, Bush Tetras, and Konk. In the late 1980s they released the telling “Sample Credits Don’t Pay Our Bills”. ESG have continued to release their own unique music. Their sparse, raw percussion-led sound continues to inspire and influence new generations.

ESG thanks their fans for 40 years of fantastic support.

SHANNON & THE CLAMS:

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Shannon and the Clams was formed by accident. Just outside the invisible borders of Oakland’s warehouse music scene, Shannon Shaw was absorbed in studying illustration at California College of the Arts, a 100-year-old institution that draws freaks into the city from across the country. For many, the school serves as a gateway into the sprawling music underground that agitates beneath the Bay Area, as a hub for fliers for illegal parties in backyards, basements, and overpasses.

During a bout of depression, Shannon took up a neglected bass guitar that had been a gift from an ex-boyfriend years earlier and played it for the first time, writing in a raw and untrained way. The urge to perform these songs soon took her to open mic nights around the East Bay.

“It was the perfect outlet,” Shannon says. “I never thought I’d be someone who played music, but one day I picked up this bass and started writing songs. I became addicted to it. It became my focus.”

Word got around that she was performing and the instigators of art school parties, always hungry for new talent, convinced Shannon to throw a band together and play. It worked, and it pushed her to aim higher, but the band was only meant to be temporary. Now, ten years later, her path has revealed itself and Shannon and the Clams are releasing their fifth album, Onion, this time collaborating with producer Dan Auerbach and his label Easy Eye Sound.

Over the last decade, Shannon and her chief collaborator, guitarist Cody Blanchard, have released four albums of 60s-inspired pop on indie labels, toured tirelessly and have gradually solidified a lineup of devoted Bay Area musicians, Nate Mahan on drums and Will Sprott on keyboards. Nate has played keyboard, guitar and drums in various Bay Area bands for a decade, and Will has served as front man and songwriter for his band the Mumlers and more recently his solo project, Will Sprott, releasing records on his own Hairdo Records. In this current iteration, Shannon and the Clams have developed notoriety for lively and genuine stage performances and a zealous following that craves their particular authenticity and innovation on classic sounds. Their last record, Gone by the Dawn, arrived in fall 2015 and took them to Coachella and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in the year following. On the album you can hear the band progressing from straight 60s-inspired rock and exploring their taste for psychedelic, dramatic throwback pop.

Shannon and the Clams had already begun writing for the Onion sessions in fall 2016, when their world was rattled by the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire in early December. A total perspective shift followed and the writing changed direction. In the wake of the fire, the band looked backward at their origins in the Oakland underground and the importance of that world to their genesis. From where they now stood, they could recognize the community as a delicate incubator for fringe art, an unstable but nurturing place for performers to practice and cross- pollinate where there otherwise is no platform.

In January 2017, the band flew together to Nashville and over the course of ten days, fleshed out their songs with Auerbach at his Easy Eye Studio, where he helped refine and embellish the songs and steer the album. “He works in this very layered style,” Cody says. “He has all these instruments in the studio mic’d up at all times, ready to go. You can go back and add all these layers of instruments really fast and then cut stuff away in the mix.”

With Shannon and Cody focused on pinning down the meat of the songs and tracking vocals, multi-instrumentalists Nate and Will were free to compose arrangement and accompaniment ideas and background vocals. They explored the studio’s wealth of instruments and tapped into their own years of songwriting experience to ornament and color the tracks and lend a refined ear in the control room.

The song “Backstreets” is Cody’s response to the Ghost Ship fire, and particularly the issues of artist housing and being forced to make your own way in a society that is not arranged to accommodate artists. Album closer “Don’t Close Your Eyes” is Shannon’s response, an inspirational ballad urging those suffering through loss to not give up in the midst of tragedy. The theme of origin and introspection had already been at play on the album before the shift of focus to the warehouse fire in December, and other songs on the record deal heavily with self- searching and looking backward, but on a more personal level; discovering our own individual origins and the path that has led us sometimes haphazardly to where we find ourselves, from childhood to now.

“I had this epiphany that was likening an onion to being human and how you’re nothing without layers of experience,” Shannon says. “Each time you have an experience it creates another layer in the onion. And that layer sticks with you forever and other layers grow on top of it, sometimes unevenly. When you get introspective and try to unravel yourself, you’re digging through the layers. Every time you think you’ve figured something out there’s just another layer beneath it. And I wondered, what happens when you get to the bottom, the center, the beginning of everything when there are no layers? Is there anything left at all? It’s a bottomless endless chase of getting to know yourself. Each song on this album is about problem solving and having realizations about yourself.”

“People say that artists are blessed with talent and live enchanted lives,” says Cody. “In truth, being an artist is excruciating and there is no clear path for you. It is a struggle to find your purpose and support yourself while scratching that endless itch inside your head. A lot of people don’t make it, lose their minds, more or less, to depression, anxiety, resentment, drugs, as a side effect of that struggle.”

“It’s Gonna Go Away,” is the album’s biggest stylistic departure, mixing elements of soul, disco, R&B, psychedelia, the Zombies, chanting and baroque. It was written by Shannon and muses on the notion that all in life is temporary, the good and the bad, and finding comfort in that. Album opener “The Boy” is quintessential Clams. Written by Cody, it is a heavily 60s rock inspired track with a mournful hook that speaks about the way childhood experiences stick with and shape you, for better or worse, and hang around forever like baggage until you choose to lose them.

“I hope my lyrics can be an entry point for people into introspection and self-analysis,” says Cody. “There’s a stigma around it and there’s so much distraction available, but you’ve got to sort through the chaos of your personality. I hope people hear what I’m singing and give themselves permission to look around inside their own heads.”

“It’s okay for people to interpret the songs,” Shannon says. “You can put your own story into it if that helps you heal. I just want people to feel something, whatever it is. When I’m performing I make a point to always go back to the place emotionally of when I wrote the song and tap back into it. I try to stay really connected to the original feeling and I hope people can see that. I feel like people appreciate our genuineness. That’s the thread we’ve been able to keep this whole time and we’ll always stay true to that.

OBLIVIANS:

“There’s a case to be made that the Oblivians are the greatest Memphis music act of the post- Al Green/Big Star era…With a deeper musicality and more charisma than most, but with no loss of energy or attitude for it, they are legends in their scene for good reason.”—Memphis Flyer

Desperation, the long-awaited new album from acclaimed garage punk trio the Oblivians, will be released June 4 on In The Red Records. This is the first record from the band in over fifteen years and follows 1997’s …Play 9 Songs with Mr. Quintron. In celebration of the new album, the trio will embark on a series of special dates later this spring/summer. More details to be announced shortly.

Desperation was produced by band-member Greg Cartwright (with special help from Doug Easley) and engineered by Collin Dupuis at Dan Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, TN. In addition to the three members, the 14-track album features special guests Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussycat on organ, percussion and vocals on the track “Call The Police.” Of recording together again, Cartwright comments, “over the years as we would occasionally reunite for a festival or special occasion, the idea began to grow in the back of my mind. The idea of making a new record. Because as much as we enjoyed playing together, the thing I missed the most was creating together. So that’s what we did. I had just made a Reigning Sound record with Dan at his Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, TN. And it really knocked me out. Dan had a 1-inch Scully 8 track. I remember asking him how it sounded when he sent the equipment list. Dan’s answer. ‘It’s the greatest @#$%^&* tape machine in the world.’ He wasn’t kidding. Literally the perfect device for catching a live band. And that’s the way the Oblivians had always made records. Most of our previous recordings had been done live on home recordings or at Doug Easley’s Easley-McCain Studios back in the day. Sadly, about seven years ago that studio burned down. So finding Dan’s studio was a big piece of the puzzle.”

Formed in Memphis in 1993, the Oblivians are Greg Oblivian (aka Greg Cartwright), Eric Oblivian (aka Eric Friedl) and Jack Oblivian (aka Jack Yarber). The trio released their debut LP Soul Food in 1995, followed by 1996’s Popular Favorites and 1997’s …Play 9 Songs with Mr. Quintron. In both their live shows and recordings, the three members alternate between instruments, each playing guitar, drums and singing lead vocals.

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101 Biltmore Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/24/2019   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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with Lowlight, Noble Dust
Studied in poetry and certified as a yoga teacher, Noah Proudfoot's lyrics aim to uplift and inspire, while shining an honest light on the challenges of being human. His band, Noah Proudfoot and the Botanicals, broadcasts these messages on a much larger scale, using elements of funk, soul, and roots/rock to deliver a dance party with a purpose. For the past two years theyve been doing just that- making waves in the transformational festival scene and gathering a dedicated following of like-minded fans. After releasing their debut EP last August at the Asheville Music Hall, the band has been hard at work perfecting their onstage performance, and are working on recording their next CD. 'Wild One,' is their newest single- exemplifying their ability to transcend genres as they explore the realm of indie pop.

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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110 North Lexington Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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110 North Lexington Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/25/2019   Event Time: 4:00 PM

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Playing piano with the Rita Hayes Trio at Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate from 4 PM - 8:45 PM.

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1 Antler Hill Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 08/25/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Asheville's most open mic. Bring yourself, a group, an instrument, a story or whatever you got to our welcoming and supportive stage. Limit of 15 minutes or 3 songs. Sign-up starts at 6:30.

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271 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/25/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Live original jazz at Barley's Taproom in downtown Asheville... one of the longest-tenured venues hosting live jazz in downtown!

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42 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/25/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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ADBC and BMC Proudly Present: ****LENZMAN**** BOBBY: NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ****ADBC RESIDENTS**** SNC, LINZ-E ****BMC RESIDENTS**** BENGAL, KLOSE $12 ADVANCE $15 @DOOR DETAILS FORTHCOMING

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271 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/27/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Solo show. Enjoy the beauty of Biltmore park w/ half off bottled wine every Monday and Tuesday at 131 Main. Great atmosphere, great live music.

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308 Thetford St , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 08/27/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 08/27/2019   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Habibi live at The Mothlight!

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 08/28/2019   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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The Vaden Landers Band is an Asheville-based Country Western/Honkytonk group. Vaden Landers was born in Eastern TN. In his late teens he began traveling the American highways and railways, learning music and gaining hard-won experience along the way. After forming a group in 2017, Vaden continued to hone his songwriting, singing, yodeling and picking skills while busking and touring with his new backing band from Alaska to Florida, simultaneously turning heads as an exciting new act on the Asheville music scene while evolving, growing, and finding the right players to suit his original songs which harken back to the golden days of country music. Blending influences from honkytonk, folk, blues, ragtime, jazz, western swing and old-time Appalachian, the Vaden Landers Band brings new fire to a classic sound!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 08/28/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a well-honed and solid power – always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration. Started as a side project during Jefferson Airplane days, the constant, the very definition of Hot Tuna, has always been Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. The two boyhood pals have never wavered in one of the most enduring friendships in Rock history.

From their days playing together as teenagers in the Washington, DC area, through years of inventive Psylodelic rock in San Francisco (1996 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees), to their
current acoustic and electric blues sound, no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core
members of Hot Tuna. At the 2016 Grammys, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Jorma Kaukonen is a force in American music, equally adept at fingerpicked acoustic folk and blues as he is at wailing on an electric.” – Acoustic Guitar

Guitarist and vocalist, Jorma Kaukonen is a highly respected interpreter of roots music, blues, Americana, and popular rock-and-roll. Jorma’s repertoire goes far beyond psychedelic rock; he is a music legend and one of the finest singer-songwriters in music. Jorma tours the world bringing his unique styling to old blues while writing new songs of weight and dimension.

Jack Casady is virtually unparalleled–and yet he has one of the most truly unique electric-bass voices in rock…he can melt into a supportive role but when opportunity knocks, he bursts forth with creative lines–both simple and ornate–that are unlike any you’ve heard” – Premier Guitar

One of the most unique innovators in the sixty-year history of the bass guitar, Jack Casady made his sweeping melodic mark helping to create the “San Francisco Sound” with legendary rock group Jefferson Airplane. Jack went on to track with Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Warren Zevon, members of the Grateful Dead, John Lee Hooker, and Gov’t Mule. Casady, regarded as one of rock's greatest bassists, is certainly one of its most original.

“Hot Tuna is a Psychedelic-Blues Institution” – Rolling Stone Magazine

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Event Date: 08/29/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Cow Skeleton Records Songwriters Festival: Angela & Brandon, the Well Drinkers, Taylor Martin & many more!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 08/29/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Live original jazz at one of Asheville's best rooftop bars! No cover.

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Hilton Garden Inn , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/29/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Solo show. Join me in the WXYZ Bar, located on the second floor of the Aloft Hotel in downtown Asheville. There's a serenade and a cocktail with your name on it.

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51 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/29/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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An all star evening of secrets and truths. This immersive cabaret event will initiate you into a society of mysteries by our talented performers. High in the air or down in the earth this show will amaze and enlist you to a wondrous otherworld.

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Carmel Clavin
Luke Scharres
Dana Beaufait
Boo Velvet
Satya Jvala

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101 Biltmore Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/30/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Mike Kenton (guitar), Phil Alley (guitar) & Andrew Platt (upright bass).

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1 Page Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/30/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Underhill Rose with Alonzo WesleyTICKETS ON SALE NOW: $10 ADV / $15 DOS / $20 VIP (Guaranteed 1st 3 Rows)WHEN: Friday August 30th, 2019WHERE: Ambrose West 312 Haywood Road Asheville, NC. 28806DOORS: 7pmSHOW: 8pmSEATING: Seated ShowAGES: All Ages

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312 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 08/30/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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This is the Ashville singer-songwriter Showcase! 3 writers singing their tunes!!

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144 Coxe Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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2 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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161 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Genre: 80'sTickets: $15.00Show: 10PM (Doors: 9PM)Ages: 21+ Electric Avenue 'The 80's MTV Experience' Barring the invention of time travel, Electric Avenue is, hands down, the most accurate and exciting 80’s Pop Tribute you’re going to find anywhere this side of1988. A high-definition snapshot of an era when vintage synthesizers and drum machines were at the top of the food chain, a thing called Radio. Having been invited to share stages from Los Angeles to Tampa, Bahamas to Jamaica, by the likes of Pat Benatar, Kid Rock, Bobby Kimball (Toto), Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, and at sea on the Walking Dead Cast Cruise, Kid Rocks ‘lucky 7th annual’ Chillin The Most Cruise and the Gronk Cruise with Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots), Electric Avenue knows how to take nothing seriously except for the songs. You know, the ones they had absolutely nothing to do with writing? Yup… those songs. Electric Avenue delivers spot-on renditions of Tears for Fears, Level 42, Naked Eyes, Soft Cell, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Wham!, Kenny Loggins, INXS, The Clash, OMD, and more. Enough songs and memories to ensure that you are the star of your own John Hughes film! As a result of their high level of musicianship and a totally tubular 80’s attitude… it’s no surprise the members of Electric Avenue have found themselves on stages and in studios beside members of: Toto, Loverboy, Jellyfish, Emmy Lou Harris, Idina Menzel, Alanis Morissette, Daniel Lanois, Brian Blade, Noel Gallagher, Little River Band, Daughtry, Player, Neil Finn, Don Henley, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, RENT (The Musical), Kristian Bush, Sugarland, Train, Robbie Dupree, Brantley Gilbert, Michael Buble, John Mayer, Zac Brown Band, Devo, Nine Inch Nails, B-52s, Boston, Collective Soul, Billy Currington, Mother's Finest, Sister Hazel, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Yanni, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Janes Addiction, Yellowcard, Boyz II Men, India Arie… to name a few. Unless you have a Delorean with a fully charged Flux Capacitor… you’re not going to find a more authentic 80’s Pop Tribute in the known universe.vid: https://youtu.be/JB2A5excyWgweb: www.ElectricAvenueMusic.com

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/31/2019   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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Event Date: 08/31/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Jeff Santiago & Los Gatos w/ The Stump Mutts at The Mothlight

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Genre: Americana/Rock/PopCover: $5 Suggested Donation @ DoorShow: 10PMAges: 21+The New RusticsThe New Rustics is a new four piece band located in Asheville NC. Our music is Americana with hints of folk, rock, and jam.Modern StrangersModern Strangers is an Asheville-based band playing high-energy, toe-tapping, and melodic rock music! A 4-piece combo of journeymen musicians, they take their varied influences and form them into a JanglePop juggernaut with a mountain twist. Hard to pin down their sound, they've heard comparisons from The Beatles to The Pixies to early REM to Elvis Costello to The Kinks. Catchy songs, vocal harmonies and just the right amount of edge make these guys a fun night whether they're playing originals or quirky covers.web: http://www.modernstrangers.com/vid: https://youtu.be/r9QgCi1qeas

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55 College Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/01/2019   Event Time: 3:00 PM

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Emerging Americana artist Jodi Gaines, along with guitarist Eleni Skiba, put on an energetic, eclectic, power acoustic show that includes anything from rock, blues, pop, country and more - nothing is off limits. They combine original tunes with interpreted covers to create a live show experience that is just about guaranteed to keep everyone in the audience tapping their toes.

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Event Date: 09/01/2019   Event Time: 3:00 PM

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Join Jodi Gaines and Eleni Skiba on September 1st at 3PM! The Grey Eagle was voted by touring musicians as one of the nation’s top 25 live music venues and in 2016, by Garden and Gun magazine, as one of “Ten Must-See Music Venues in the Southeast.”

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/01/2019   Event Time: 4:00 PM

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Playing vibes with The Gypsy Swingers at Biltmore Estate!

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1 Antler Hill Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 09/01/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' epic Abbey Road album and Nashville's Forever Abbey Road will perform the album in entirety with a second set of greatest hits to celebrate this landmark anniversary!Forever Abbey Road is comprised of five professional Nashville musicians who work hard at creating a unique show that demonstrates what the Beatles might sound like if they were around today with current technology and modern rock energy. Forever Abbey Road has toured all over the southeastern United States and they've become a fan favorite mat the biggest Beatles festival in the world, Abbey Road on the River. The band has also worked with colleagues of the Beatles including Beatles studio engineer Geoff Emerick and Denny Laine and Steve Holley from Paul McCartney and Wings.

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21 Craven St. , Asheville, NC
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Formed in 2010 in Geelong, fifty miles outside of Melbourne (where they now reside) as a jam band off-shoot of a variety of other projects, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard released their debut album 12 Bar Bruise in 2012. Currently the most productive band on the planet, they are a once-in-generation group who play a heady combination of psychedelia, prog rock, freakbeat, jazz, heavy metal and Krautrock at a breathless punk pace; theirs is a high-velocity sound, each album a transportative diversion down a slippery worm-hole steered by seven minds sharing one on-going journey. Those who have seen them live will attest that King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard can go toe-to-toe with any of their forefathers; Aphrodite’s Child, Mahivishnu Orchestra, Hawkwind, King Crimson, The Doors, 13th Elevators, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Amon Duul II.

As promised at the beginning of the year, King Gizzard successfully released an unprecedented five studio albums in 2017 with the release of Gumboot Soup arriving this past New Year’s Eve. 2017’s other previous four records – February’s Flying Microtonal Banana, June’s Murder of the Universe, August’s Sketches of Brunswick East and November’s Polygondwanaland – have all received individual critical acclaim and set the stage for the next dizzying chapter in the band’s career.

In years to come King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will be judged not by their separate albums, but by a body of work where themes, melodies, motifs, riffs and ideas resurface and recur, each album peeling back a layer of the onion to glimpse at past and future alike.

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Event Date: 09/01/2019   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Saved by the 90s is a national sensation that is bringing back the 90s with a huge interactive party, featuring a live 90s cover band that will blow your socks off!

With live bands stationed all over the USA, Saved by the 90s puts on parties regularly at theaters and clubs where anybody can jump in and join the party. The bands also specialize in playing the best music at weddings, corporate parties, and other private events.

Saved by the 90s has many imitators, but don’t be fooled by the wannabes: Saved by the 90s is the highest-quality, longest-running live music 90s party on Earth! Plus, for the young millennials out there, don’t miss our 2000s cover band, Y2K: the Millennium Party.

Once you join the party, you won’t want to leave!

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Event Date: 09/04/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Steve Poltz is not normal.He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) but has lived most of his life in Southern California and those geographic poles are quite likely responsible for his unhinged genius. He is a dual citizen - Canada/USA - but has often said that, "should a hostage situation arise, I become conveniently Canadian."Over the course of his life hes met Elvis Presley (who hugged his sister for far too long), trick or treated at Liberaces house (each finger had a diamond ring), was Bob Hopes favourite altar boy (according to him), bravely traveled the world busking before he knew how to do it, famously co-wrote You Were Meant For Me with Jewel, pissed off David Cassidy and can count some of the worlds coolest people as fans. Hes also an ex high school wrestler (98 pound class), an obsessed baseball fan, a yoga practitioner, a hopeless romantic, a smart-ass philosopher and a child-like adventurer/observer with an absurdist view of this crazy world and the various life-forms that inhabit it. He's interested in it all - the big and the small, the sublime and the ridiculous, the terrestrial and the cosmic. He doesn't just love life, he rides it bareback, naked, at a full gallop with one hand clenched deep in its mane and the other waving to anyone watching as he flies by. Time is ticking and he has work to do...As a recording artist, hes fronted the semi-legendary Rugburns and is responsible for a critically lauded body of work on his own: One Left Shoe, Chinese Vacation, Answering Machine, The Barn (a children's album), Tales From The Tavern (a performance DVD), Traveling, Unraveling, Dreamhouse, Noineen Noiny Noin, the soundtrack for the acclaimed Sundance-screened documentary film, Running Wild - The Life of Dayton O. Hyde and most recently his critically acclaimed record Folksinger. As good as his albums are (and they're very, very good), Steve positively owns a crowd when he's on stage, where the proverbial rubber hits the road. His shows are the stuff of legend no two are alike and can take an unsuspecting audience from laughter to tears and back again in the space of a single song. He is a master of improvisational songwriting and works without a set list to be free to react instantly to the mood of a room. It's also worth mentioning that he is an astonishing guitar player on top of everything else. He is quite possibly the most talented, and engaging, solo performer on this planet. That's what 220+ shows a year on three continents will do for you.Whether he's Canadian, or American, or simply from space there's no denying there's only one Steven Joseph Joshua Poltz and to know him is to love him.

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Genre: Electronica/Dub/World/BassTickets: $15.00Show: 10PM (Doors: 9PM)Ages: 21+Living LightLIVING LIGHT / Desert Trax / Re:Evolution Entrancing dub and body-moving uptempo electronic opuses are the hallmark of the Living Light sound, blending global beats, indigenous voices, swirling symphonic melodies, and a dash of psychedelia that has lit up audiences coast to coast. Eartha Harris officially launched her Living Light project in 2012 having spent half a decade behind the keyboards in the pioneering live electronic hybrid Psylab. She now has two full albums and two EP's under the Living Light name, her most recent pair released in 2016 on Desert Dwellers' Desert Trax label, in addition to compilation appearances on Merkaba Music and Sofa Beats compilations, and official remixes for Papadosio, CloZee, Wildlight, Desert Dwellers, and many more heavy-hitters on the festival circuit. The next Living Light album, "The Great Attractor", slated for a 2018 release, will strike a balance between uptempo dance and psydub focus while maintaining its connection to that classic Living Light sound.The name "Living Light" has multiple interpretations, and simultaneously refers to living non-materialistically, maintaining a positive outlook, and all life originating from star-stuff.web: https://livinglightmusic.infovid: https://youtu.be/yUmxcD1hMIsA Hundred Drums“A Hundred Drums is a Northern-California based producer/DJ focused on the interplay between the origin and evolution of her unique sound. Inspired by the roots of bass music, her live sets are deep, evocative, seductive and moving. Each pulse holds the intention of the drum to align with the heart of the dancefloor.” vid: https://youtu.be/aX58cXpzFRoMorphonicMorphonic is both a name and a purpose. As a name Morphonic is the DJ project of Maurice Legendre, based in Asheville, NC. As a purpose Morphonic is the mission to instigate transformation in people through a sonic experience. Knowing first hand the profound change that can occur from the unrestrained expression of music through dance. Like a butterfly released from its mundane existence as a caterpillar, music can be the chrysalis that gives wings to the dancer and the wind to dance upon.Morphonic travels across genera’s from the deep vibrations of bass music and the undulating rhythms of world beat, to the fun and funky vintage sounds of swing, soul, blues, jazz and rock remixed into upbeat electronic dance music. Variety is the spice of life and Morphonic serves up the right flavor to fit the mood. Styles of music include yet are not limited to; Electro Swing, Nu Funk, Goddess Trap, Forest Spirit Womp, Psy-Dub, World Beat, Jello Crunk, WestCoast Glitch Step, Blues Fusion, Chill Step and Ecstatic Dance Style. If you don’t know what those styles are come to a show and ask him, or listen to his mixes. With an emphasis on a blend of electronic beats and acoustic sounds, Morphonic endeavors to keep a natural touch to the driving electronic vibrations. In this way maintaining human relate ability and nostalgia in what otherwise might become robot music. Weather a hard-core electronic dance enthusiast, or new to the world of electronica, Morphonic has something for almost everyone. Dedicated to personal growth, transformation, dance and the music that brings us together in joyful self-expression, Maurice is honored to share the sonic styling of Morphonic to all who seek to transform their body, mind and heart through dance.music: https://soundcloud.com/morphonic

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Playing drums with Rhoda Weaver & The Soulmates at MacKell's in East Asheville from 8 PM - 11 PM.

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$15 Adv $15 Day of Show 7-time IBMA award winner, bass player Missy Raines' new genre-bending band is a rich combination of her bluegrass roots and thick Americana ft. fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. Asheville-bred, this quickly rising Americana/Bluegrass act has a familiar yet totally original sound that will make you move, sing and feel all in the same song. Limited Tables Available with a Dinner Reservation :: All Other Seating is First Come First Serve General Admission :: Please Call Venue for Dinner Reservations

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“Almost everything changed for us in these last two years,” says Andy Baxter, one half of the acclaimed duo Penny & Sparrow. “It was a painful experience in a lot of ways, but it was also a joyful one.”

Joy and pain walk hand in hand on ‘Finch,’ Penny & Sparrow’s magnificent sixth album. Written during their first major break from the road in years, the record finds the band reckoning with a prolonged period of intense personal transformation, a profound awakening that altered their perceptions of masculinity, sex, religion, divorce, friendship, vanity, purpose, and, perhaps most importantly, self. Deeply vulnerable and boldly cinematic, the resulting songs blur the lines between indie-folk and alt-pop, with dense string arrangements and atmospheric production underpinning soaring melodies and airtight harmonies from Baxter and his longtime musical partner, Kyle Jahnke.

Texas natives, Baxter and Jahnke first crossed paths at UT Austin, where they developed both a fast friendship and a deeply symbiotic musical connection. Jahnke was a gifted guitarist with an ear for melody, Baxter an erudite lyricist with a mesmerizing voice and crystalline falsetto, and the duo quickly found that their vocals blended together as if they’d been singing in harmony their whole lives. Beginning with 2013’s ‘Tenboom,’ the staunchly DIY pair released a series of critically lauded records that garnered comparisons to the hushed intimacy of Iron & Wine and the adventurous beauty of James Blake, building up a devoted fanbase along the way through relentless touring and word-of-mouth buzz. NPR praised the band’s songwriting as a “delicate dance between heartache and resolve,” while The World Café raved that they’ve “steadily built a sound as attentive to detail as Simon & Garfunkel and as open to the present day as Bon Iver,” and Rolling Stone hailed their catalog as “folk music for Sunday mornings, quiet evenings, and all the fragile moments in between.” In addition to the mountain of glowing reviews, the band also earned high profile fans—including The Civil Wars’ John Paul White, who produced 2015’s ‘Let A Lover Drown You’—and extensive tour dates with everyone from Josh Ritter and Johnnyswim to Drew Holcomb and Delta Rae.

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Strand of Oaks live at The Mothlight!

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Chris Shiflett had just wrapped up another batch of worldwide Foo Fighter tour dates, when his plane touched down in Nashville. He'd been on the road for months. Offstage, he'd been writing new music of his own music that looked not only to his rock & roll roots for inspiration, but also to the old-school country music of Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. The time had come to record another solo record, which is how Shiflett found himself back in Nashville, tracking his new songs with producer Dave Cobb in the same historic studio RCA Studio A where he'd created 2017's West Coast Town. Hard Lessons, Shiflett's newest album, is a raw blast of Telecaster twang and guitar-driven bang, driven home by autobiographical songwriting and muscular guitar work. Like West Coast Town, it plants its boots on both sides of the country/rock divide, mixing songs about honky-tonk heartache and small-town roots with the urgent sound of overdriven guitars, the epic screech of Marshall tube amplifiers, and raw chemistry of a live-in-the-studio band.There's the bar-band bombast of "Liar's Word." The noisy, chest-beating stomp of "This Ol' World." The funky Texas boogie of "Marfa on my Mind." The supersized country shuffle of "The One You Go Home To," Shiflett's old-school duet with Elizabeth Cook. Together, those songs help build a louder, livelier record than Shiflett's earlier work, creating a bridge between his longtime day job as lead guitarist for modern rock's biggest band and the acclaimed, Americana-influenced solo projects that have kept him doubly busy for nearly a decade.Raised alongside the California coastline in Santa Barbara, Shiflett kicked off his career in seminal pop-punk groups like No Use For a Name and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. As the '90s gave way to the 2000s, he joined the Foo Fighters' lineup.He's since become one of the band's longest-running members, flying the flag of modern rock & roll for two decades. Along the way, he's also become the host of a biweekly Americana podcast, Walking the Floor, as well as the driving force behind solo projects like Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants. Hard Lessons follows West Coast Town as the second solo record to bear his name alone, and it's perhaps the most Shiflett-sounding album in his entire catalog, with songs that nod to the classic Bakersfield sound one minute and Keith Richards' greasy guitar style the next. Recorded between Foo Fighters tours, Hard Lessons reunites Shiflett with Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb, who also oversaw the tracking sessions for West Coast Town. It was Cobb's idea to track down a Marshall JCM800, a vintage guitar amp that became a popular piece of gear during the 1980s' hard rock scene. Plugging his Telecaster Deluxe and Les Paul Gold Top into that amplifier added a heavy dose of grit to Shiflett's material, which he'd written while touring and during songwriting sessions with co-writers like Elizabeth Cook, Brian Whelan, Kendell Marvel, and Aaron Raitiere. In the studio, he followed Cobb's usual practice of recording the basic tracks in a series of live takes without a click track, with the entire studio band including Cobb on acoustic guitar, drummer Chris Powell and bassist Brian Allen playing at once. Pedal steel legend Paul Franklin, keyboardist Mike Webb, and harmony vocalist Kristen Rogers all chipped in during the overdub stage. The result is an album that's loud, immediate, and natural-sounding.Hard Lessons is Chris Shiflett's most vital album to date a record that blurs the boundaries between country and rock & roll, shining a light once again not only on Shiflett's guitar work, but his fiery abilities as a frontman and songwriter, as well.

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Adapted from The Chemistry and Magic of Hot Club of Cowtown by Terry Roland, No Depression, January 14, 2015Since 1998, the Western swing-gypsy jazz trio Hot Club of Cowtown has traveled the world bringing their own brand of magical musical chemistry to audiences far and wide. Along with Elana James, guitarist Whit Smith and bassist Jake Erwin are equal partners in this original marriage of gypsy-jazz-inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt which accounts for the Hot Club portion of their name with the hoedowns, traditional tunes, and Western swing-inspired music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, represented in the Cowtown of their name. They have created a legacy of the preservation of musical traditions that have often been overlooked by the mainstream and alternative music worlds. Even Americana and roots enthusiasts have only scratched surface of the multitude of musicians, past and present, who continue to inspire the Hot Club of Cowtown.This music may be more prevalent now than fifteen years ago, says James. I dont think as much of this was going on when we first got togetherthe seamless blending of Western swing tunes and hot jazz standards a la Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli. While the merging of gypsy jazz with Western swing sounds natural when listening to Hot Club of Cowtown, in the beginning the fusion of the two styles seemed more unorthodox than it does now. We just have always listened to old recordings and get inspired by that endless trove of astonishing performances. Mixing these genres together has always just been such a natural fit. Over the years other hot club bands come and go but I guess generally we may be the most visible touring Western swing power trio out there.The band has a long list of accomplishments since their first album, Swingin Stampede, first appeared in 1998 on HighTone records. Most notably, they are marking their 20th anniversary during the 2017-2018 touring season. They have released nine studio albums and they are among the youngest members ever to have been inducted inot the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame. A considerable accomplishment for a band that have migrated their way from New England and the Midwest by way of New York City. They have most recently been named Western Swing Group of the year in 2015 at the Ameripolitan Music Awards (a new genre created by Dale Watson to recognize roots-influenced bands). In 2015 James won for Western Swing Female as well. The band has also represented the U.S. State Department as Musical Ambassadors over the past several years to places as diverse as Azerbaijan, Algeria, Armenia, the Republic of Georgia, and the Sultanate of Oman. Their festival appearances have been as diverse as theyve been numerous including jazz, bluegrass and country festivals throughout the UK, Europe, Japan, Australia and North America.In 2004 the Hot Club of Cowtown gained a special fan in Bob Dylan when they were invited to open a month-long tour of minor leaue ballparks with Dylan and Willie Nelson. James sat in with Dylans band often on that tour and the following year James was hired to play briefly in Dylans touring band the first dedicated female instrumentalist to join his road band since Scarlet Rivera some 30 years before.Hot Club has maintained an on-again, off-again relationship over the years, which appears to be more about career choices than personal differences. When asked about the brief times the band has not been touring or recording, James says, Its like Brokeback Mountain I just cant quit you! she laughs. Some bands are maybe more studio bands, or other bands are really more about songwriting. We came together as instrumentalists who love to jam and play, and we really are at our very best as a live band. To me its as almost as though the instruments have gathered us together to sing and play their music. Like the songs conjure us and we gather together and deliver them.Indeed, when seeing the trio perform, hearing them on studio or live records, there is a sense of something beyond them individuallyand beyond their yearstaking over through this music that has lasted through the years. At the end of the day, its fun to get up on stage when youre with your A game, James says. If you dont have a great show, great people up on stage together who you believe in, its hard to get up on stage. To do this thing we are truly thrilled by, as a band together, this is what makes us go. That there is a demand for us, for this little Western swing trio, to continue to tour, play, record, travel, it truly is a great gift. Weve been together a long time and continue to share something unique and mysterious that continues to develop. As the saying goes, the harder you work, the luckier you get. For me its like this magical tree that we nurture and feed and in return it gives us shade, fruit and joy over the years. EARLY HISTORY:The Hot Club of Cowtown was born when Whit Smith, a reformed rock-and-roller living in New York City, started getting into Django Reinhardt and early Bob Wills recordings while working at Tower Records and playing in bands in the early 1990s. As a guitar player, he was really getting into these guys I had never heard ofGeorge Barnes, Tiny Moore, Thumbs Carllile, Hank Garland, Django Reinhardt, Oscar Aleman, Eddie Lang. Whit would make me these cassette recording of these guys in their various bands and I would listen to them religiously and couldnt even tell the difference between country and jazzy guitar and rhythm in those tunes says James. It all blended together. Even the violin soloistspeople like Stuff Smith, Joe Venuti, Johnny Gimble, Stephane Grappelli, Hugh and Karl Farr, Louis Tierney and Keith Coleman from the Bob Wills bandwere hard for me to differentiate at first. They all sounded so inspired, romantic, squirrely, virtuosic. It didnt matter what they were soloing over, the melodic ideas just killed me. And they eventually took over my life!Smith is a native New Englander who was born to folk music-loving parents. From childhood, he internalized a daily life of practicing and performing music. My mom and dad used to sing and play folk music every night after my dad got home from work. Every weekend my dad would spend hours sitting in front of the record player figuring out rural tunes by Robert Johnson and Mississippi John Hurt, Smith explains. Then he was really big into Manitas De Plata and flamenco guitar. While in his early 20s, Smith moved to New York City where, for 15 years, his music took shape and found a home in the foundation his father had built during his impressionable years.During his early years in New York, Smith studied jazz guitar, a little classical piano, and the intricacies of vocal harmony and chordal voicings. It was his apprenticeship with guitarist Richard Lieberson that defined his own musical approach. Lieberson taught Smith traditional jazz forms along with traditional country guitar. Like his fathers way of absorbing folk and blues guitar patterns, Smith began from that early blueprint and applied the same discipline and imagination to the study of country and jazz guitar.By 1994, Smith had begun applying his new-found knowledge to weekly shows in the city leading a revolving 13-piece Western swing orchestra called the Western Caravan. The group played hoedowns, country tunes, Western swing and jazz standards with fiddles and steel guitar. Around this time he answered an ad put in the music section of the Village Voice by Elana James, who was looking to join a band on the side as she was working in publishing in the city. When the two finally got together to play a unique partnership began.Time went by and eventually first James and then Smith left New York City for points west. In 1997 they relocated to San Diego, found their first bass player, and began playing as at farmers markets, parks, and cafes for tips. After a year in San Diego they were inspired to move to Austin, where Western swing was part of the natural order of things, and a town where living as a musician was known to be possible and even desirable.Different bass players came and went over the early years, but with the addition of upright bassist Jake Erwin in 2000, the trio had found its stride. The youngest member of the band, Erwin was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, very near to Cains Ballroom, the home of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. He was drawn to the bass instrument and roots music in general during childhood. He specializes in slap bassa New Orleans jazz approach and is equal to the task of skillfully playing his instrument and contributing to the vocal textures of the trio.Elana James was raised in Kansas. She started out as a Suziki-method Classical musician when she began playing violin at age four after hearing her mom playing violin around the house. We all have our individual influences, she says. My background is Classical music, though I have always been interested in folk and traditional music. But when I first started playing roots music, I was surprised how many people considered this retro. To me, Aaron Copeland was modern! I was used to Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Brahms. It has taken me a long time to get used to that notion that these songs or this style is considered old. I guess you can consider it old in the same sense that a fine cheese from France is old or the baguette is old but you eat it every day! Is steak retro because man has eaten it for millioins of years? For me great music is always contemporary. This idea that so many people thought of Bob Willss music as old music was weird. He and the sound of his band has always been more contemporary, more alive and inspired to me, than tons of stuff being performed and recorded right now.The Hot Club of Cowtown has performed throughout the world over the past two decades as Musical Ambassadors for the US State Department, as music festival headliners, and touring with other artists. Highlights include US State Department tours to Azerbaijan, Armenia, Algeria, the Republic of Georgia, and the Sultanate of Oman, tours with Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Gatemouth Brown, Dan Hicks, the Squirrel Nut Zippers, Robert Earl Keen, the Avett Brothers, Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music, and may others. Recent career highlights include the Rochester International Jazz Festival, A Midsummer Nights Swing at Lincoln Center in New York, the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival in Bristol, Tennessee, and the Red Ants Pants Festival in White Sulphur Springs, Montana.This trios stylistic genesisas well as titlestems from the realization that the great heritage of strings (guitars and violins) originates mutually with the Manouche gypsies of France and the no-less virtuosic hillbilly pickers and fiddlers of Oklahoma and Texas.Together for over 15 years and a dozen albums, the threesome of high-heeled violinist Elana James, guitarist Whit Smith and bassist Jake Erwin showed from the beginning that jazz and country music could exist together on the same page, a highly commendable achievement if ever there was one. Will Friedwald, Wall Street JournalHot Club of Cowtown swung light and tight, like tumbleweeds made of velvet. Live Review, Rochester International Jazz Festival, Frank De Blase, Rochester City Paper, June 2017[Jamess] inventive violin style can still conjure up the unique image of Bob Wills strolling through Tin Pan Alley. Sean Daly, JazzTimesAs instrumentally and vocally tight as any band out there working in any genre today.three skilled musicians who can seemingly just tune up and play, something thats becoming increasingly rare these days. Rick Moore, American Songwriter, 2011

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Tuba Skinny live at The Mothlight!

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Beer City Metal-Fest 2019 Dates, Times, & Locations                                                                                                                                                                       Beer City Pre-Metal-Fest 2019 Kick Off Show -           Thrusday September 12, 2019 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM                                                                                      @27 Club Asheville - 180 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28801 Beer City Metal-Fest 2019 Day 1 -                                    Friday September 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM                                                                                          @Sly Grog Lounge - 271 Haywood Street Asheville, NC 28801 Beer City Metal-Fest 2019 Day 2 -                                       Saturday September 14, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM                                                                                      @27 Club Asheville - 180 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28801 Beer City Metal-Fest 2019 Day 3 -                                          Sunday September 15, 2019 1:00 PM - 12:00 AM                                                                               @Sly Grog Lounge - 271 Haywood Street Asheville, NC 28801   FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Beer City Metal-Fest is an adult festival for those who are 21 and over.                                    No Exceptions. All Atendees must provide a valid ID upon Festival Entry.   *What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? *Limited Paid Parking will be available at a first come first serve basis for some lots near the venues. *Otherwise, Parking is available around downtown Asheville, NC.  The closest parking decks are located in the following locations: **Wall Street Garage - 45 Wall St****Civic Center Garage - 68 Rankin Ave****Biltmore Avenue Parking Garage - 60 S Lexington Ave** What can I bring into the event? *NO Pets: Animals are not allowed at Beer City Metal-Fest 2019. * NO outside food or beverages. *Food vendors will be present during the event.  * DO NOT bring any illegal weapons, substances, or materials to the event.  How can I contact the organizer with any questions?                                                                        Email [email protected]  *https://www.facebook.com/BeerCityMetalFest What's the refund policy? *NO REFUNDS. *Beer City Festival 2019 is a rain or shine event. In extreme conditions, the organizers reserve the right to cancel the event. If the cancellation occurs prior to the commencement of the event, attendees will be notified of the cancellation by email.

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103.3 Asheville FM and Snow Creek Landscaping Present Abby the Spoon Lady and Chris Rodrigues in concert.

As Asheville says goodbye to Abby the Spoon Lady, Abby & Chris Rodrigues will perform a benefit concert for 103.3 Asheville FM’s 10th Birthday Party. Together the two create a dynamic duo, with very complex rhythms. The VIP package includes seated admission to the show and a Meet and Greet with Abby at the Block off Biltmore at 6pm before the show. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to 103.3 Asheville FM, whose mission is to keep Asheville thriving by producing diverse and eclectic programming that inspires listeners to build connections across Asheville’s communities and to discover new music and ideas. Thank you to Burial Beer Co. support.

Abby the Spoon Lady is one of very few professional spoon players in the United States, and has been a professional street performer for over a decade. Abby studied American folk percussion, music, and folklore while traveling the United States by foot and rail. Abby is a folk percussionist, storyteller, radio personality and free speech activist. She has a weekly radio show Busker Broadcast on 103.3 Asheville FM, can be seen in several TV shows, documentaries, and even within horror films.

Chris Rodrigues is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and busker from Asheville. Growing up learning traditional songs from his family, he has carved out his own unique blues- Appalachian style. At age 23 Chris began busking and now tours and plays in a variety of festivals, venues, and as a street performer. He plays the resophonic guitar, blows the harmonica, stomps on a suitcase with his right foot, taps on a license plate with his left foot and sings his takes on traditional songs as well as his own written material witch can be heard on several prime time television shows.

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