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A Place To Bury Strangers plays a heavy, atmospheric wall of sound-influenced blend of psychedelic rock, shoegaze and space rock.

A Place to Bury Strangers

by James Cassara Drawing inspiration from classic indie rock and fascinated by a variety of atmospheric and dark sounds, the Brooklyn-based band, A Place to Bury Strangers is made up of Oliver Ackermann, Jay Space, and Jono Mofo. Forming out of the ashes of the likeminded Skywave, the band has moved into a darker, slightly …

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Ashley Capps, founder of 
AC Entertainment.

Ashley Capps & AC Entertainment

by James Cassara In many ways the history of The Orange Peel is closely intertwined with the resurgence of downtown Asheville and its national (and international) reputation as a mecca of the arts and entertainment scene. The winner of multiple honors and recognitions, including numerous Mountain Xpress “Best of WNC” awards for both individual shows …

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The Fritz

New Years Eve with The Fritz & Zansa

by Sam Katz Asheville Music Hall will be closing out the year with an all-star Asheville mix of Afro-pop and Funk. Celebrate New Years Eve in style with two great local bands! The Fritz and Zansa will come together to give Asheville one of the best musical nights it’s ever seen. This eclectic melding of …

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Dave Mason

Dave Mason is Alive!

And Coming to Asheville by James Cassara It isn’t often that a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plays Asheville, and even less so when it’s someone of the stature of Dave Mason, a genuine member of what might be dubbed Britain’s Rock Royalty. In a career that has now spanned six …

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