Thu, Jul 20 · acoustic · alternative · appalachian · fiddle · guitar · indie · jazz · local · new orleans · ragtime · singer-songwriter · stringbandCarolina Catskins
8:00pm at Crow & Quill
($5 donation at the door)
Enjoy the vintage swinging sounds of local favorites Carolina Catskins.
Fri, Jul 21 · alternative · appalachian · fiddle · folk · garage · humor · indie · local · old time · retro · rock · rootsKrekel and Whoa
9:00pm at Crow & Quill
($5-10 Suggested Donation)
Krekel and Whoa hail from Asheville, and over the past decade have played more places than either can remember, catering their show to fit a plethora of situations. Always upbeat, you’ll hear this duo (and sometimes trio) saw through vintage fiddle tunes, weave original yarns, and pound out esoteric rock-n-roll beaters. You’ll also feel the authenticity and heart they bring to every performance.
Sat, Jul 22 · alternative · celtic · fiddle · folk · harmony · indie · irish · rock · roots · singer-songwriterHouse of Hamill
7:00pm at Isis Music Hall
House of Hamill is the new collaborative project between Rose Baldino (Burning Bridget Cleary) and Brian Buchanan (Enter the Haggis). Expect intricate and unpredictable original songs and dance tunes with a rock edge, rooted in Celtic tradition.
Sat, Jul 22 · appalachian · country · dance · fiddle · guitar · local · roots · stringband · western swingThe Mountain Swing Tones
8:30pm at Cork & Keg
Grab your cowboy hat and your dancing shoes to whirl, twirl and swing the night away with the Mountain Swing Tones. Including Wayne Erbsen on fiddle, mandolin & vocals, Annie Erbsen on guitar & Bob Willoughby on bass, this is a rhythmically driving Appalachian take on western swing classics.
Sun, Sep 17 · activist · alternative · americana · celtic · classical · fiddle · folk · indie · singer-songwriterGaelynn Lea
8:00pm at The Grey Eagle
($12 adv / $15 DOS)
Gaelynn Lea is a musician from Duluth, MN. She has been playing violin for over twenty years. First classically trained, she began learning traditional Celtic and American fiddle tunes at the age of 18. During her college years Gaelynn started sitting in with various folk/rock musicians and developed an improvisational style all her own. Eventually she also began singing and dabbling in songwriting. Gaelynn has a congenital disability called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or Brittle Bones Disease. In recent years, she has used her music as a platform to advocate for people with disabilities and to promote positive social change.