Entries tagged: Blues


The Dirty Badgers (Saturday, October 24th, 7:00pm)

08.18.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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The Dirty Badgers play a live show at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.
Most bands don’t take it far enough. Rock isn’t dead. Blues isn’t dead. There will always be a sweet spot for music where Blues and Punk hit. Legitimate idea of what happens when hard mountain blues meets old school CBGBs New York punk. Here’s the Dirty Badgers. Think “New York Dolls.” Think “White Stripes.” Think Pussy Galore’s version of “Rocks Off.” The idea that a gang can stand up and play something real – that’s still real. From the mountain blues side - dirty gas-station attendant, saw him at a Halloween show with a skull painted over his face, local phenom, fronts the...

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When: Saturday, October 24th, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Virginia and the Slims (Saturday, October 10th, 7:00pm)

08.18.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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The Virginia Slims play a live, free show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.
Virginia and The Slims are a jump blues, jazz and swing band out of Asheville, NC!
We've played all around town from Tressa's to Isis to White Horse to the Orange Peel.
We bring a unique, uptempo vibe, flashy clothes and guitars, and a whole lot of fun wherever we go!
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When: Saturday, October 10th, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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The Corbitt Brothers (Friday, August 21st, 7:00pm)

07.17.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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The Corbitt Brothers play live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company inAsheville, NC.
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Raw, fierce, God given talent to create and perform music is what best describes the CORBITT BROTHERS BAND. "Simply put, the CORBITT BROTHERS jam! They have a killer, hard-driving, southern rock sound with a well-rounded sound of bluesy rock, gritty southern country, and a classic flavored edge to great timeless tunes.” Genres include southern rock, outlaw country, blues, reggae, bluegrass and pretty much everything in between. Their original music comes from the heart and is relevant to today. This diversity enables them to please any crowd.....

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, August 21st, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Geoff Achison and The Soul Diggers (Friday, August 28th, 7:00pm)

03.09.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Equal parts New Orleans Funk, driving Blues, jazzy Soul and outback Mojo, this is southern blues/roots music from the very deepest South – Australia. Voted one of the “Top Ten Hottest New Guitarists” by Guitar Player Magazine in 2011!  He followed that up with making the “Top 100+ Guitarists You Should Know” roster in 2012.  He’s been a 16 year Guest Guitar Instructor at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Guitar Ranch and an exciting festival favorite.  Featured on PBS, NPR and CNN. His frequent tours of the US have seen him playing with folks like The Allman Brothers (Geoff voted the #1...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, August 28th, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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King MacAlpin Release Party (Friday, July 17th, 4:00pm)

02.12.2015 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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King MacAlpin Release Party in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.

Come join us on Friday, July 17th for the official release of our new line of beers, "The Warrior Series". This series forms a new dynasty of beers, first reigned by King MacAlpin Double IPA. Kenneth MacAlpin united the Picts and the Scoti people to form the Kingdom of Scotland, and his descendants' rule spanned most of the Middle Ages. Befitting the King's boldness, this beer is double dry-hopped and packed with 5.5 pounds of Chinook, Amarillo, Simcoe, and Centennial hops. Bright and layered, it hints of pineapple, orange, grapefruit and lemon peel. Then it finishes with a...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, July 17th, 2015, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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