Entries tagged: Bluegrass


BanjoPalooza (Saturday, August 16th, 6:30pm)

06.26.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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BANJOPALOOZA!


 

A Blue Ridge Music Trails Traditions Concert

Travis & Trevor Stuart Laura Boosinger

This Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC “Traditions” concert celebrates the banjo styles of Western North Carolina and the release of the seasonal Highland brew, Clawhammer Oktoberfest.  Featuring award-winning banjo virtuoso Jens Kruger with Uwe Kruger, playing bluegrass, clawhammer, classical and jazz styles on the banjo and guitar, brothers Travis and Trevor Stuart playing banjo and fiddle styles from Haywood County, and banjo player, vocalist, and “all day talker” Laura Boosinger as emcee. The Blue Ridge Music...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, August 16th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Bobby Miller & The Virginia Dare Devils (Friday, June 27th, 6:30pm)

04.22.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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The creation of innovative and original music is an ever elusive goal in this day and age. The Virginia Dare Devils’ primary mission to do just that is most certainly well under way. From its humble beginnings three years ago in the acoustic music hotbed of Asheville, NC, this group of seasoned acoustic music veterans has come together to create an organic musical tradition rooted in traditional melody and tone, layered with improvisational solos and textured rhythms reminiscent of 40’s Bluegrass and 80’s Newgrass. With a tip of the hat to Swing, Old Time, 60’s...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, June 27th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Letters to Abigail (Friday, May 9th, 6:30pm)

03.30.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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http://www.reverbnation.com/letterstoabigail

Letters to Abigail, Hendersonville's "home town band", is an acoustic three piece modern day string band including songwriter, acoustic guitarist and vocalist, James Harrell, vocalist and songwriter, Kelli Redmond, Lauren Bandy on upright bass and back up vocals (Country Music Hall of Fame act, Tom T Hall and the Storytellers) (Nashville's most famous rock act, the Joe Savage Show). Some folks describe their music as a simple southern pleasure. With their classic approach to a new original sound, drenched in powerful lyrics, acoustic...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, May 9th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Sanctum Sully (Saturday, January 4th, 6:00pm)

12.26.2013 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Traditionally untraditional is how Sanctum Sully has described themselves since the release of their first album. With a new studio effort in hand, Trade Winds, these Asheville stringers are ready to show audiences just what that means.

By creating their own niche in the acoustic world, Sanctum Sully has gone from raw bluegrass jammers to a polished, five piece outfit that not only churns out rich, original mountain sounds during their energetic live performances, but has also been recognized as one of Western North Carolina's best bluegrass bands. (Mountain...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, January 4th, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Buncombe Turnpike (Friday, November 22nd, 6:00pm)

09.25.2013 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Buncombe TurnpikeThe Asheville based bluegrass band known as Buncombe Turnpike began in 1998. Three acclaimed albums and nine years later Buncombe Turnpike has grown from their original four piece line-up into an energetic Bluegrass quintet featuring Banjo, Upright Bass, Guitar, Mandolin and Resonator Guitar. The band plays a variety of heartfelt tunes ranging from traditional and contemporary bluegrass to gospel and hand crafted Buncombe Turnpike originals. With their crowd pleasing demeanor, seasoned musicianship, and powerful vocals the band has made a name for themselves among traditional and...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, November 22nd, 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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