David Earl & The Plowshares (Saturday, December 27th, 6:30pm)

12.18.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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David Earl and the Plowshares play live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.

David Earl Tomlinson is among Asheville, North Carolina's more soulful singers and performers. Cutting his teeth as the token white guy singing gospel in the Kuumba and David Band, David Earl quickly gained a reputation as one to watch.

As the Kuumba and David Band gave way to The Plowshares the focus switched to David Earl's very strong original material. The 2008 EP 'Local Anesthesia' was rated the 17th favorite regional release by the listeners of the local NPR station WNCW, and the band was among performers featured in a 2009 Summer primer of bands not to miss in WNC...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, December 27th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Andy Buckner CD Release Party (Saturday, February 7th, 6:30pm)

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TASTING ROOM WILL BE OPENING AT 4:00; TOURS STARTING AT 4:30

Andy Buckner CD Release Party at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.

If an artist is described as playing Southern music it’s fair to ask what kind. Southern Rock? Outlaw County? Rock and Roll, Blues, Bluegrass? In the case of Andy Buckner, the answer is “all of the above” in one talented musical package. Buckner absorbed his influences honestly. Born and raised in the mountains of North Carolina, he’s from a long line of musicians and started singing in church at age 4. He knew he wanted to be a performing musician after seeing David Holt play with Buckner’s first cousin Josh Goforth,...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, February 7th, 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Highland Brewing Wins Small Business of the Year Award

12.15.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments

Asheville, NC –  Near the close of its 20th anniversary, Highland Brewing hit a high note as it was named 2014 Small Business of the Year by Business NC magazine.

There are about 800,000 small businesses in North Carolina, according to Business NC publisher Ben Kinney. About 70 companies were nominated for the award. Other finalists were Archer Advanced Rubber Components of Winston-Salem, Tarheel Basement Systems of Winston-Salem, and Wray Ward of Charlotte. The four finalists and guests gathered at the historic Graylyn homestead in Winston Salem for the awards luncheon on...

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DJ Marley (Thursday, January 22nd, 5:30pm)

12.08.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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DJ Marley plays a live show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.

Marley Carroll is known among his peers as “the producer’s producer,” and his time is coming. A classically trained pianist and percussionist, but never content to color inside the lines, he became the youngest ever to win the title of Best Scratch DJ for his home state of North Carolina – at 17. In the ten years since, he has has never stopped pushing, undergoing a full transformation into a veteran electronic producer, vocalist, and live performer.


“Marley Carroll is connoisseur of groove, a tastemaker with a diverse palette and great attention to detail. Gifted in the dark...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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Employment Opportunity - Maintenance Electrician

12.08.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments

Experienced Maintenance Electrician

Highland Brewing Company is a growing and dynamic craft brewer in Asheville, NC. From our humble beginnings as Asheville first legal brewer since Prohibition to our 20th Anniversary as Asheville’s premier craft brewer, we have always focused on quality, respect and integrity. We offer a fun work environment to other science-and-art-minded individuals who love great beer.

Currently, we are seeking a full-time, experienced Maintenance Electrician to join the team in our exciting hill-top brew house and meadow complex.

If you meet the following...

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