Entries tagged: Blues


The Patrick Dodd Band (Friday, November 7th, 6:30pm)

08.29.2014 Drew Stevenson 1 Comments
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A soulful journey of rocking, steamy blues…and funk.

Patrick performed at BB King’s Blues Club for 4 years. He played a staggering 300 shows a year from 2008-2013, and was named 2013 Beale Street Entertainer of the Year. Shortly after that Patrick was thrust into National spotlight when he performed “Walking in Memphis” and “Burning Love” on the hit tv show, NBC’s “The Voice”.

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As a singer and guitarist, Anne has been a fixture in the Asheville music scene for decades. She founded the Asheville Music School in 1996 and her ‘guitar jam camps’ evolved into Rock Academy...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, November 7th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Leigh Glass & the Hazards (Friday, August 1st, 6:30pm)

07.24.2014 Grant DaSantos 1 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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Thunderstruck Release Party! (Friday, September 19th, 4:00pm)

07.12.2014 Drew Stevenson 2 Comments
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Please join us for a fresh brew and celebrate the love of beer and mountains on Friday, September 19th for the Thunderstruck Coffee Porter release party! Like our other seasonals, Thunderstruck is named for a feature of the Southern Appalachian landscape. Along with each release party, Highland Brewing teams up with Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and US Fish & Wildlife on a guided hike in the area each seasonal was named after. Stop by Friday night to find out more information on how you can help protect the world's oldest mountains while enjoying a Thunderstruck and...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, September 19th, 2014, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Woody Wood Wednesdays (Wednesday, September 10th, 5:30pm)

06.19.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Woody Wood plays at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina

Aaron Wood is quite the renaissance music man. He grew up steeped in the traditions of blues and folk music of North Carolina. His father has shared the stage with the likes of Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley and performed at The Grand Ole Opry, taking Aaron with him every chance he got. It didn't take long before the music took hold, and he studied any kind of music he could get his fingers on.

One look at the long list of artists he has shared the stage with exemplifies his diversity and respect from his musical peers. From Jimmy Martin to Leon Russel, R.L. Burnside to Warren...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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Rock Academy Class Performance (Saturday, May 10th, 6:30pm)

05.01.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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"From Metal to Mozart!"

Rock Academy live at Highland Brewing Company
Students of the Rock Academy (in West Asheville) Will be taking the stage!  After sharing the stage with such Greats as Cliff Williams(AC/DC) and Roy (Futureman) Wooten and Victor Wooten and the Legendary Joe Stump…..They will be rocking the hilltop as the headliners on the outdoor main stage at Highland Brewery! Be ready to Rock! These kids are Pros! You can catch them at all the top Music Festivals and Music Venues throughout the year. Come enjoy the sunset to the best Rock Music, Asheville has to offer!

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Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Saturday, May 10th, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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