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Music scene in Asheville, NC

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by sloppysubs, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. sloppysubs


    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    How is it? There seems to be a lot of different places to play and things to do.

    What kinds of music there are popular? Are there good crowds?

    Any info. is great, thanks
  2. here in greenville sc about an hour away is a lil ole place called the handlebar. nice place, easy crowd, good food, all types of music. they also get name acts to play there. me and my 13 year old daughter go there all the time. if your in ashville try to make it into greenville.
  3. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    My guitar playin' buddy just moved to Asheville. He says the music scene is a good one. I did a search for him, and found quite a few national acts making stops in Asheville.

  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Any good tips on what to check out musically in Asheville? I'll be traveling through there on vacation at the end of April (doing a dirve on the Blue Ridge Pkway) and we'll be staying in town on a Monday night, maybe Tuesday night also.
  5. whitedk57


    May 5, 2005
    Franklin, NC
    Go see the Biltmore Mansion while you're there.
  6. sloppysubs


    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    The zoo is always really far out too.

    I loved it as a kid and I still love it.
  7. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    keep your eyes open to see if there's a pianist named Derel Monteith playing anywhere, he's a wonderful player.
  8. mikemulcahy


    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Hit I-40 and visit my friend Pkr2, one of the good guys.

  9. I-40 east, about 2 hours, Roscoe shop.

    ...stop on by!


    (We're not even 5 minutes off I-40 in Greensboro ;) )
  10. mikemulcahy


    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    I am going to be back in NC in a couple of weeks, I will hit you up.


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