Event Date: 05/26/2016   Event Time: All Day

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All show proceeds benefit Asheville Symphony Orchestra

Today’s Asheville owes its success to a collaboration of business owners, philanthropists, and public officials who dared to dream to reinvent downtown into a thriving center for the cultivation of community. The biggest dreamer of them all was Julian Price.

This evening, philanthropist, Julian Price will be honored for his achievements by a new collaborative effort from Asheville’s creative professionals. The world premiere of the documentary, Julian Price, will reveal his incredibly diverse contribution to the city. The Orange Peel, Malaprops, Salsas, Mountain Xpress, Self Help Credit Union, The Laughing Seed, the Fine Arts Theatre, and many more businesses have benefited from his support. He revived abandoned buildings and filled them with thriving businesses to make downtown livable again.

“The moment I stepped into Asheville, I felt a connection. I can’t really explain it.” Julian Price, UNCA, Ramsey Library.

Meg MacLeod and Rachel Price, along with Public Interest Projects and the producers of the newly released album, Asheville Symphony Sessions invite you to enjoy an evening of inspiration. Come see and hear the story of Julian Price and Asheville’s renaissance as told by the dreamers who lived it, with live performances of original songs from the leaders of Asheville’s legendary local music scene. “This album serves as a soundtrack for the city,” says ASO Executive Director, David Whitehill. Thanks to the thoughtfulness of Executive Producer, Jessica Tomasin and album producer Michael Selverne, this album will also be the soundtrack for Julian’s story. “I believe that we have created an incredibly musical record that reflects the spirit and the soul of our community,” says Selverne.

“This evening will be a reflection of Julian’s ideals and efforts,” says director Erin Derham. “It is a celebration of collaboration and gratitude designed to inspire this unique community to nurture its authenticity.”

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/26/2016   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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72 Weaverville Road , Asheville, NC 28804
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Solo show

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101 Fairview Road Suite D , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/26/2016   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Join us every Thursday night for our Evenings at Renaissance event. This week's features David Tarpley. David started his music career back in the 1980s, his passion for guitars encouraged him to form a group that played at a variety of venues and occasions in Nashville and Asheville. His favorite genres include Americana and soft blues.

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31 Woodfin St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/26/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Psychedelic Instrumental Electronic Music

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota. The band is comprised of five songwriters, each having their own distinct sounds & styles that blend into one cohesive voice. Their music is rooted in family harmonies & flavored with guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, & foot stomping percussion. The band was established in 2011 with Chris Banke (guitar, vocals), Benjamin Lusk (banjo, guitar, vocals), and Hannah Leigh Dempsey Lusk (mandolin, percussion, vocals), through a writer's group in South Florida. Songwriting sessions evolved into a committed group, and the three moved to a farm in Waco, TX, for a creative sabbatical. Continuing to grow, they transplanted to Nashville, TN in 2013. Hannah's sister, Abigail Dempsey (fiddle, percussion, vocals) joined the band soon thereafter. In September 2013, Forlorn Strangers released their debut EP, While the Grass Grows. It contains six dynamic tracks: from foot stomping hooks, train songs, and gospel choruses to yodeling ballads and introspective, thoughtful lyrics. It was recorded, mixed, and mastered in Nashville, TN by Jesse Thompson (upright bass, dobro), who joined the band in 2014 for their spring east coast tour. They covered thousands of miles gaining new fans and reviews, playing to rowdy bars and quiet coffee shops. Momentum from tour carried their return to Nashville where they received heavy radio play on Lightning 100, Nashville's independent radio station. In Summer 2014, Forlorn Strangers returned to the studio as a completed quintet to record their second EP, American Magic Tricks. In late August the band set out on the road for a southeastern tour with American Magic Tricks hot off the presses. Forlorn Strangers delivered rousing live sets and the new EP to an ever-growing fan base. Upon return, they were featured as New & Notable on Noisetrade.com, where their record was the site’s fourth most downloaded album among thousands. Forlorn Strangers maintained a weekly residency throughout 2014 at The National Underground on Nashville’s famous lower Broadway strip. In the fall, they were featured a second time as Lightning 100’s Local Artist of the Week and toured through Virginia and the Midwest. They completed a five-week tour in February and early March, covering most of the country east of the Mississippi. In May 2015, the members of Forlorn Strangers became full time musicians and lived on the road throughout the summer. They travelled 20,000 miles playing music all over the country on a national tour. After a short break, they returned to the road in September and finished out the year on tour. In 2015, they've played over 180 shows in over 30 states. They joined the Yellow Couch Management roster, and signed a booking agent from Midwood Entertainment. Forlorn Strangers will record their debut full length album in January 2016, and they're honored to be working with Grammy winning producer, Phil Madeira, at John Prine's studio, The Butcher Shoppe, in Nashville, TN. The record is scheduled to be released early summer 2016 in tandem with a national tour. To help fund the creation of this record, please visit the homepage and donate to the Kickstarter campaign!

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1042 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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122 College Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/27/2016   Event Time: All Day

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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We start at 9:00 PM

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5 West Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/27/2016   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Yay! Mountain Sports Fest! We play 5-7, Marcus King Band after!

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Amboy Road , Asheville, NC
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72 Weaverville Road , Asheville, NC 28804
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18 North Lexington Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Early Spotlight, 7-8:30pm

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28 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/27/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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For Hollywood-based rocker The Fabulous Miss Wendy, comparison to iconic female musicians is nothing new: Hollywood’s punk rock princess, The Fabulous Miss Wendy is already “the sexiest rock star ever,” according to  “Revolver Magazine”. Wendy has come a long way since picking up a guitar at the age of ten, and became a virtuoso by the age of 12, inspired by old-school punk acts like the Misfits, The Dead Kennedys, and The Ramones, and driven by her commitment of never taking "no" for an answer, she commandeered fledgling talent, forming and playing in several bands during her scandalous high school years. Her classmates voted her "most likely to be a rock star"… How dead on they were! - See more at: http://www.thefabulousmisswendy.com

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Genre: Americana Cover: $12 ADV // $15 DOS Show: 8PM (7PM Doors) Age: ALL AGES Ashley Heath Ashley Heath is a singing slice of bluesy velvet Americana. She debuts as a recording artist in her upcoming record “A Different Stream”. “I was born a singer”, she sings in the title song. Her vocal tone is like a clarinet: reedy, sweet, and present. The draw of the record, however, is the original songwriting as enwrapped with the qualities of Echo Mountain’s recording studio. A lush recording, “A Different Stream” represents her artistry as she stands, a young singing and strumming music veteran in her soundscape of Western North Carolina. Her rock and bluesy melodies were carefully illuminated in this project. Sometime co-writer Kevin Reese supplied tasteful guitar riffs and vocal harmony parts. Her songs pulse with intention. In the record’s harmony-filled, “The Gamble”, she fights being taken for granted by threatening to take her last stand. “I’ll show you I’m right if I must, Don’t call my bluff”. In another song, “My Sweet Love”, she sounds like she literally ran up to her sweetheart to gasp her affection. Raised in Marshall, NC, Ashley is a music writer, singer, picker, and local music advocate in Asheville, North Carolina. Her first and upcoming album “A Different Stream” will be released Friday May 27th at The Asheville Music Hall from 8-11pm. She will have special guests Caine McDonald and Patrick Dodd opening the show! web: http://www.ashleyheathmusic.net/ vid: https://youtu.be/s8Fp6qARSmQ

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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87 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC
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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC
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biltmore village st. , Asheville, NC 28804
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Age Limit: All Ages

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95 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801-331
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Event Date: 05/27/2016   Event Time: 10:00 PM

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Son Lux


Doors 9pm, Show 10pm - $15

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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10 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/27/2016   Event Time: 11:00 PM

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Genre: Funk/jazz Cover: FREE Show: 11PM Ages: 21+ Naughty Professor Naughty Professor is a forward thinking music endeavor pioneered by six young musicians from around the country, now anchored in New Orleans, Louisiana. Formed in 2011, the band's mission was to embody the jazz-influenced party culture of the Big Easy in a constantly evolving, high energy funk/soul outfit. Naughty Professors' live performances, which weave together complex compositions and loose individual improvisation, quickly commanded the attention of many notable musicians in town, including George Porter Jr., Galactic, and The Revivalists. With fresh recorded material in the works and a rigorous tour schedule planned for 2016 and beyond, Naughty Professor is poised to soon become the next household name associated with the echelon of New Orleans music. Naughty Professor has shared the stage with Fitz and the Tantrums - Galactic - Snarky Puppy - Victor Wooten – Marco Benevento - The Revivalists - The Nth Power - Papadosio – The Main Squeeze - Earphunk - Flow Tribe - George Porter Jr. - Big Sam's Funky Nation - Rebirth Brass Band - The Soul Rebels – and more… web: http://naughtyprofessormusic.com/ vid: https://youtu.be/17Mx_M2FWuw

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55 College Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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, Asheville, NC 28806
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195 Hilliard Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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101 Fairview Road Suite D , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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$10

5PM Door :: 7:00PM Show

General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservation otherwise seating is first come first serve.

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The Nouveaux Honkies music jumps easily and happily between genres, mixing up a bubbling Americana gumbo of blues, country, roots, R&B, Texas swing, honky-tonk and old-fashioned songwriting. 

Join us for a great evening of entertainment, food, and spirits.

For many touring bands, the road is their home away from home, an ever-rolling muse that runs beneath their tires and works its way into every aspect of their lives, including their songwriting. For hard- traveling Americana duo The Nouveaux Honkies, the road is literally their home, as the two live out of a creatively rebuilt RV that they use to tour throughout the year in the American South. Rolling along in their high tech, solar powered, self-sufficient chariot, equipped with its own espresso bar, mini studio, and more comforts than most studio apartments in NYC, Tim O’Donnell and Rebecca Dawkins worked out a great formula to tie their travels to their music. They set up in a key American city for a couple months at a time, soaking up inspiration and making friends, before moving on. In this way, their new album Blues For Country, draws its sounds from the musical influences of New Orleans, Nashville, Florida, Austin, and the Texas hill country where they recorded it. “As far as genres are concerned, I don’t think it is an intentional thing for us to be bouncing around the map,” confesses Tim O’Donnell, The Nouveaux Honkies’ songwriter and lead singer. “It is just my personality. I love lots of stuff. To me there is good music and bad music and I really have no formula on what it is. I just know when I like it. Jimmy Webb, Jimmy Reed, and Jimi Hendrix all give me this crazy feeling when I listen to them.” With all these regional flavors, it’s no wonder The Nouveaux Honkies’ music jumps so easily and happily between genres, mixing up a bubbling Americana gumbo of blues, country, roots, R&B, Texas swing, honky-tonk and old-fashioned songwriting.

To record Blues for Country, The Nouveaux Honkies pulled their RV into the peaceful hill country town of Dripping Springs, Texas, a tiny town 30 minutes West of Austin. “We had our dogs, our espresso machine, our bed, our kitchen and the whole thing was super relaxed,” remembers Dawkins. “I think it reflects in the recording. It doesn’t feel frantic or rushed even though we were in and out in 8 days.” On Blues for Country, O’Donnell’s whiskey-tinged vocals are a perfect match for Rebecca Dawkins’ glorious harmonies and soaring fiddling; the two of them can sound as charming as an old-school country duet like Parton and Wagoner, or as bittersweet as that old recording of Townes Van Zandt and Emmylou Harris. In fact, the two cover Van Zandt’s “Pancho and Lefty” on the new album, though most of the songs are originals from O’Donnell’s pen. O’Donnell’s songs track the road-rambling ways of The Nouveaux Honkies, from “Life Ain’t Easy,” an unvarnished look at the touring life of musicians, to “I Know Things You Read About,” a funny song that speaks to the hard-won life skills learned on the road, or “Hours Into Days,” which sadly chronicles the distance that can well up between two people. O’Donnell’s the best kind of songwriter–able to swing between bitingly funny and touchingly honest–and he showcases this on stellar songs like the opening track “Blues for Country,” which perfectly mixes R&B vocal swagger with Dawkin’s country fiddle.

On Blues for Country, The Nouveaux Honkies roll hard through songs that have soaked up the fresh air of the American backroads this duo drive through every day, informed by all the great cities of the South, and beholden only to the open road. more >>>

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Great dive bar that caters to punkmetalrockhardcore music! And has tons of weirdcreepy decor. https://www.facebook.com/ashevilleodditorium/

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1045 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC
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85 W Walnut St , Asheville, NC 28801
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1410 Tunnel Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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1045 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC
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87 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 8:30 PM

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$20 Advance / $20 Door / Students $15 Doors 5PM :: Show 8:30PM General Admission :: Seated Show with a limited number of tables available with dinner reservations. Please call 828-575-2737 for reservations. There will be some theater style seating as well as balcony seating and standing available on a first come first serve basis. A powerful original musical by Amy Steinberg about teen issues; bullying, sexuality, drugs, and suicide. Ultimately a story of hope and awakening. Think Breakfast Club meets Rent in treatment. Rated pg13 for language. All ages welcome. The show runs about 1 hour and 20 minutes. The cast will have a talk -back session following the show, open to comments and questions about the heavy subject matter and process of creation. This is something NOT TO MISS.

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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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We are pleased to announce our Debut CD Release Party, will be in our hometown, at The Asheville Music Hall. After working hard for the past 6-months, we are super excited to get our Debut Album, 'Away to Survive', in the hands of the public. This show will mark the first date of Travers Brothership's 'A Way To Survive' Tour. Join us for a good time and come be one of the first to get their hands on the the Album! Doors @ 9:00PM LYRIC (Asheville, NC) @ 9:15PM Lawrence (Brooklyn, NY) @ 10:00PM Travers Brothership @ 11:00PM Advance Tix - $12 Day of Show - $15 www.traversbrothership.com

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/28/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Period Bomb are a buncha gorey mutant babies trying to be pop stars while not adhering to any social standards whatsoever and screaming way too much. Divide and Dissolve are a disquieting experimental drone outfit from Melbourne, Australia http://www.periodbomb.com/ http://divideanddissolve.bandcamp.com/releases

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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EZ Productions and Junxtion Music Present Venture Nights an Evening of House music! Every 4th Saturday of the month @ Sol Bar 38 N. French Broad st. Asheville NCThis Month Saturday May 28th Please welcome back to Asheville....WILSDORF Partybasics.com Nashville TNWilsdorf found himself on this earth for one reason and one reason alone - to shake the dance floor! WILSDORFs music taste is an unconventional manipulation of bass driven house with a knack for banging out peoples deepest grove. At the heart of his work, WILSDORF plays a record like an electronic washboard, mirroring his interest for classic beats along with impassioned reflections of greed driven society and a soulful undertone of a hygienic yet grimy nature. The man behind Party Basics, WILSDORF produces and remixes his own tracks in East Nashville. When hes not playing sets in Nashville, Hes on the road playing shows with a goal to educate and bring together fellow DJs and their music to the music lovers.http://partybassics.com/soundcloud.com/wilsdorf/wilsdorfs-house-sessions-warm-upEZEKIEL and NOLA Our House Productions / In Plain Sight AVLThese two have been pioneers to the Asheville music scene working hard to help Asheville grow into music destination spot for the south east. Holding residencies and guest spots at the infamous Bobo's and Club mix in it's prime. True house enthusiasts playing together and warming things up for Wilsdorf a set not to be missed!Support by Junxtion residents :Jericho and RXhttps://www.mixcloud.com/Jericho611/cc-martin/https://www.mixcloud.com/Jericho611/transit/NO COVER all night!! 21 + only please

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38 N. French Broad , Asheville, NC 28801
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1078 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: All Day

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Ages 18+

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 1:00 PM

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Reggae sundays featuring Dennis Berndt and members of Chalwa! Don't miss from 1pm -4pm. Food trucks on site!

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12 Old Charlotte Highway , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 3:00 PM

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91 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Laura Blackley and the Wildflowers

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5 West Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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http://theblockoffbiltmore.com/

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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$15 Advance / $15 Door Doors 5PM :: Show 7:30PM General Admission :: Seated Show with a limited number of tables available with dinner reservations. Please call 828-575-2737 for dinner reservations. There will be some theater style seating as well as balcony seating and standing available on a first come first serve basis. Russ Wilson proudly presents the National Award Winning Tenor, Front Man and Entertainer: Blake Anthony Ellege in the show entitled: "My Musical Life." The show will feature a 9 piece band and several Special Guest performers who will be playing music that will run the gamut of music that Mr. Ellege has performed throughout his life and illustrius career as a performer! The program will feature selections from genres such as: Gaelic Folk Song, Opera Arias, Southern Gospel, Jazz, Country, R&B, Funk, Rock and Roll and MANY MORE! This show will be unlike ANYTHING you've ever seen and will leave you in a state of musical euphoria!

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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PULP presents local metal showcase featuring Vic Crown, Bleedseason, and A World of Lies

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103 Hilliard Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/29/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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12 Old Charlotte Highway , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 05/30/2016   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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OBSiDEONEYE: Asheville, North Carolina Idle Pilot: usually loud but also sometimes quiet post-whatever three piece out of lowell, massachusetts.

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/31/2016   Event Time: All Day

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VIP seats include preferred seating and a poster of $25 value

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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151B Roberts St , Asheville, NC 28806
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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Age Limit: All Ages

Mia Rose Lynne

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1042 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/01/2016   Event Time: All Day

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/01/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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$10

5PM Door :: 7:00PM Show

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Cosmic Americana

Jerry Castle has plenty left in the tank. The gifted singer-songwriter has morphed thanks to the float tank. When most recording artists talk about altered states, the reference is to drugs. But when Castle waxes about reaching the Theta state, he’s talking about utilizing sensory deprivation tanks, which has helped change his course as a songwriter.

 For the uninitiated, the experience Castle benefited from is floating weightlessly, courtesy of epsom salts, supported by skin temperature liquid inside a sensory deprivation tank. You are freed from all sensations of gravity, temperature, sight, sound and touch. It’s difficult to distinguish between parts of the body, while immersed. 

“It’s like floating in outer space”, Castle says. “There really is nothing like it. When I go into the tank, it takes me to another area. It definitely has opened me up as a songwriter. Music and lyrics come to me quicker. I can remember ideas longer and my music sounds pretty different.”

After a spin of Castle’s latest album, “Not So Soft Landing,” that assessment is evident. Castle has evolved. The former member of the jam band Toast is a different animal. His solo albums, 2004’s “Back Side of Down,” 2010’s “Don’t Even Ask” and 2013’s “Desperate Parade” are primarily comprised of contemporary country songs with some Americana elements.

But the tunes on “Not So Soft Landing” take fans to a different place. The leadoff track “Ride,” packs a punch but like the rest of the album, the catchy rocking cut is atmospheric and dense.

When the longtime Nashville player sings “it’s time to start the ride,” it signifies a new beginning. One of the few common denominators from prior releases is Castle’s unmistakable low tenor.

“It’s true that everything has changed except my voice,” Castle says. “I can’t do much about that (twang). I’m from the South.  But in terms of music, I’ve never written material that’s so ethereal or spacey.

“She Kills” is a moody, dramatic and baroque straightforward rocker inspired by an old friend in Los Angeles. “It’s more literal than you would think,” Castle says. “It’s about a girl who is younger than me, who had a crush on me and she was well, interesting. She was involved with a guy in prison. She just made some unfortunate choices.”

The hook-laden sonic salvo “American Dream” (“The more he makes/ the more he needs.”) is all about what’s wrong about the rat race, which Castle was part of a decade ago when he worked radio promotion for Taylor Swift.

 “I had to figure out how to monetize things and that led to a gig with Taylor,” Castle recalls. “ It wasn't what I wanted to do but it paid the bills. I was working in the music industry but it's different than making music. After that job ended, I googled highest paying job with a bachelor’s degree and pharmaceutical sales rep and financial advisor popped up.”

Castle toiled successfully at the latter, while still maintaining his career as a singer-songwriter. Castle was making good money but he paid a price for it. “I was drifting into writer’s block,” Castle says. “Shit wasn’t going so good.”

The former college running back dove into songwriting and the comfortable confines of the tank.     

“I had no idea that the tank would have this impact on my songwriting,” Castle says. “ I just wanted to chill out but once I started floating, the music and lyrics came quickly. This was the quickest writing process I’ve ever experienced and I think it has to do with floating."
And now like Modest Mouse, Castle will float on. 

"And now I have this album (due to his latest inspiration)," Castle said. "How cool is that?”

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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12 Church Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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http://isisasheville.com/events/an-evening-with-the-danberrys/

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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At the heart of The Danberrys is the Tennessee-born couple of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel - a truly unique pair of artists hailing from East Nashville, Tennessee. Drawing deep from the traditions of bluegrass, old-time country, blues, and funk/soul, the Danberrys offer inspired songwriting delivered with raw emotion, distinct vocal harmonies, and dynamic, top-notch musicianship.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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6:00-8:00 PM

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101 Fairview Road Suite D , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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$10 5PM Door :: 7:00PM Show General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservation otherwise seating is first come first serve. Only 50 tickets will be sold to this concert. (Call 828-575-2737 for dinner reservations) At the heart of The Danberrys is the Tennessee-born couple of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel - a truly unique pair of artists hailing from East Nashville, Tennessee. Drawing deep from the traditions of bluegrass, old-time country, blues, and funk/soul, the Danberrys offer inspired songwriting delivered with raw emotion, distinct vocal harmonies, and dynamic, top-notch musicianship.

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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51 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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http://www.facebook.com/iotrioasheville http://www.thesocialasheville.com/

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1078 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 06/02/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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Female fronted night

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1042 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: All Day

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Ages 18+

kapsize.com

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: All Day

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701 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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81 South Lexington Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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$20 Advance / $20 Door

Doors 5PM :: Show 7:30PM

General Admission :: Seated Show with a limited number of tables available with dinner reservations. Please call 828-575-2737 for reservations.

There will be some theater style seating as well as balcony seating and standing available on a first come first serve basis.

“John Gorka is perhaps the quintessential iconic singer-songwriter of the 80’s folk scene. The shy, wry, insightful, and yes, sensitive singer-songwriter has been copied and parodied. The old songs ring as true as they ever did, and the new ones are just as good.”

Godfrey Daniels is one of the oldest and most venerable music institutions in eastern Pennsylvania. A small neighborhood coffeehouse and listening room, it has long been a hangout for music lovers and aspiring musicians, and, in the late 1970s, one of these was a young Moravian College student named John Gorka. Though his academic course work lay in Philosophy and History, music began to offer paramount enticements. Soon he found himself living in the club’s basement and acting as resident M.C. and soundman, encountering legendary folk troubadours like Canadian singer/songwriter Stan Rogers, Eric Andersen, Tom Paxton and Claudia Schmidt. Their brand of folk-inspired acoustic music inspired him.
In 1987, the young Minnesota-based Red House Records caught wind of John’s talents and released his first album, I Know, to popular and critical acclaim.

Rolling Stone called him “the preeminent male singer/songwriter of the new folk movement.” His rich multi-faceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion gained increasing attention from critics and audiences across the country, as well .

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743 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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We are pleased to announce our first album release party for 'A Way To Survive' will be in our hometown, at The Asheville Music Hall.  After working hard for the past 6-months, we are super excited to get our debut album in the hands of the people this June. This show will mark the first date of Travers Brothership's A Way To Survive Tour, so come get your hands on the first copys of the album, and wish us safe journey on the road.  Opening support from Lawrence Doors open at 9:00pm. Advance Tix - $12 Day of Show - $15 www.traversbrothership.com

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31 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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kambermusic.com KAMBER began playing their unique style of alternative rock in Nashville in 2012. Although the group derives its name from lead vocalist and pianist Kamber Kigin, they present themselves confidently as a rock band, with strong contribution from bandmates Jase Hackman (guitar), Paul Carter (guitar), Austin Huelsbeck (bass), and Justin Nelson (drums). Songwriter and central Florida native Kamber is a natural storyteller, and she paints a picture with each lyric she pens. Her distinct vocals and passion for the craft of songwriting propels the band. A classically trained pianist and composer, Kamber has been writing since she was 14. Following Kamber's graduation from a music program and relocation to Nashville, the band was formed, a fusion of new and old friends. Although Kamber's writing style is influenced by intelligent female pop artists such as Imogen Heap, Tori Amos, and Sia, the band itself draws upon a common love for rock acts ranging from Foo Fighters to Underoath. Kamber's ambitious debut EP was released in November 2014, its production handled by members of the band. The three-track effort seamlessly blends creative storytelling, intricate piano work, and timeless guitar-driven rock - sewn together by Kamber's unmistakable voice.

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45 South French Broad Ave. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 9:30 PM

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Grateful Dead covers all night long -

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1042 Haywood Rd , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/03/2016   Event Time: 10:00 PM

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Doors open early. Music starts at 10 PM

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1410 Tunnel Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 06/04/2016   Event Time: All Day

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Secret Agent 23 Skidoo is dropping his new album called Infinity Plus One!

This is an album release show and family style dance party.

Featuring the Underdog Breakdance Crew & The Hop Ice Cream

This show will be filmed so dress as silly and fun as you can!

*Fans will get a special discount on the new album.

“Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has married the complex beats of Hip Hop with the magical world of kids.” -TODAY

“Through his music, he empowers kids to be themselves.” -USA TODAY

“With positive, relatable songs, he has fast become a favorite of radio hosts and venue bookers around the U.S.” -TIME

“Nobody is making better ‘Kid-Hop’ than Secret Agent 23 Skidoo” -NPR

EIGHT #1 HITS ON SIRIUS/XM!

2015 GRAMMY NOMINEE!

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101 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/04/2016   Event Time: All Day

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55 College Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/04/2016   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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2 shows in one day

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/04/2016   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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An Evening with McKayla Reece & The Differential - [country / rock]

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18 CHURCH STREET , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/04/2016   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Saturday, June 4th will be our cd release party, celebrating Gutterhound's new release, House On Fire!!! We are pleased to announce that our friends, Beitthemeans from Alabama, will be our special guest for this show! So stoked to rock with these guys again. I guarantee you will not want to miss this show!!!!We might even have some tricks up our sleeve for this one! Hope to see everyone there ready to rock!

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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