Entries tagged: Americana


Leigh Glass & the Hazards (Friday, August 1st, 6:30pm)

07.24.2014 Grant DaSantos 0 Comments
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"Glass is a blues-infected troubadour..."

The best compliment songwriter and front woman, Leigh Glass, has ever received was when a fan approached her after a show and said,”Your music makes me wanna go home and make love to my husband.” The bluesy songstress and her band, the Hazards, play their own gutsy, charismatic style of rock and roll. The songs are original and the live show is sweaty, passionate, funny, and engaging.

“I tell people, if you sit in the front row ,you're gonna get (accidentally) spit on!”

With deep roots in Western North Carolina - - her...

Location:Highland's Tasting Room
When: Friday, August 1st, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Zip the Hippo (Sunday, July 27th, 2:00pm)

05.22.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Zip the Hippo Live at Highland Brewing CompanyOnce upon a time we all figured out that we really love music, and that home made music was way better than the McMusic cranked out by the machine...some things happened at different times and to different people some of whom we don't even know...later we all started meeting at the same house every wednesday to drink and smoke.... soon it was thursdays and sundays, we kept forgetting to buy beer and eventually everyone quits smoking, so we had to write and play more to fill out the extra time. Our friend who owns a restaurant would book us everytime a real band would cancel...and...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Sunday, July 27th, 2014, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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The Blue Dragons (Saturday, June 7th, 6:30pm)

04.29.2014 Drew Stevenson 1 Comments
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The Blue Dragons live at the meadow at Highland Brewing Company
The Blue Dragons blend the classic sounds and instrumentation of rock, blues, americana & jazz into a vibrant and exciting live performance. The female vocals and accompanying harmonies are reminiscent of the late jazz divas; The Dragons combine improvisational acoustic and electric instrument work to create an original sound from a familiar place.

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Location:The Meadow at Highland Brewing Company
When: Saturday, June 7th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Ben Bjorlie & Friends (Friday, October 25th, 6:00pm)

10.14.2013 Drew Stevenson 9 Comments
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Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, October 25th, 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Dave Desmelik Trio (Friday, November 21st, 6:30pm)

02.23.2012 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Dave Desmelik Trio live at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina.Dave Desmelik is a singer-songwriter and instrumentalist whose musical focus is on original compositions. What attracts listeners to Desmelik’s tunes, old and new, is the element of authenticity incorporated in them. There is no sugar coating involved. His songs are not wrapped in false smiles, rather they are stark and open and tend to settle on the pulse of everyday life. An unclosed and evolving journal of thoughts set to music and melodies in prose and instrumental performance. Desmelik was born and raised just outside of Atlanta, GA, but has traveled and lived...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, November 21st, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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