Entries tagged: Bluegrass


Typical Mountain Boys (Sunday, July 19th, 12:30pm)

07.14.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments

The Typical Mountain Boys have been wowing audiences with their energetic style of bluegrass music for the past five years in Western North Carolina,Tennessee, and Virginia. They are the house band at Moe’s Original BBQ in Asheville on Fridays. Come out for a trio version featuring Alex Ball( a senior in ETSU’s bluegrass music program) on fiddle/mandolin/guitar, Kenny Jobe on banjo and lead vocals, and Keith Cole on upright bass and vocals.

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Sunday, July 19th, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Sunday music series with Turnpike Trio (Sunday, July 26th, 1:00pm)

06.29.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments

The 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...

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When: Sunday, July 26th, 2015, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tellico (Friday, September 11th, 7:00pm)

08.20.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Tellico is the most recent product of Asheville NC's thriving roots music scene, its members well schooled in bluegrass but with an unbridled organic Appalachiacana sound. This new band features the singing and songwriting of Anya Hinkle (guitar, fiddle, vocals) and Stig Stiglets (bass, vocals), formerly of Dehlia Low, with Aaron Ballance (also formerly of Dehlia Low) on dobro and lap steel and Jed Willis (formerly of Town Mountain, Wooden Toothe) on mandolin, clawhammer banjo and telecaster. Well known for their rootsy, authentic singing and vocal harmony, as well as in the...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, September 11th, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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BanjoPalooza (Saturday, August 22nd, 6:30pm)

06.26.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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BANJOPALOOZA!
 

(Meadow is Open to the public)



 

A Blue Ridge Music Trails Traditions Concert

     Laura Boosinger

BanjoPalooza combines the talents of NEA Heritage Award winner, Sheila Kay Adams and  recipient of Brown- Hudson Award from the North Carolina Folklore Society, Eric Ellis. Her young life was steeped in the music of the old ballads and porch picking where she heard the old-time music of such relatives as fiddler Byard Ray, and cousins Doug and Jack Wallin. Like many young folks in the 70’s Sheila Kay sought out tradition keepers and often found herself in the home of Surry...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Bobby Miller & The Virginia Dare Devils (Friday, October 10th, 6:30pm)

04.22.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Reverb Nation

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, October 10th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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