Downtown

Bowling For Soup and Save Ferris come to the Orange Peel

A pop punk and ska party

Despite it being 2017, pop punk is very much alive and well thanks to a thriving scene of young and old musicians keeping the whiny guitar-driven flame burning bright. Tomorrow night at The Orange Peel, the brash and saucy veterans of the scene Bowling For Soup will bring their pop punk party to Asheville. Openers Save Ferris will add to the night's festivities and serve as the perfect appetizer to the entree of Soup. 

The Brevard Jazz Professors impress and delight

A relaxing evening of jazz music at The Altamont Theatre

This past Saturday night at The Altamont Theatre was hands down the jazziest spot in Asheville. The Spring night was warm and created an adventurous and inviting mood for the excited crowd. The Brevard Jazz Professors came out to the cozy downtown venue to showcase not only their incredible musical skills, but also to educate the many concertgoers about their innovative music program.

A legendary night of jazz music comes to The Altamont Theatre

The Brevard Jazz Professors prepare to thrill 

What're your Saturday evening plans? If they don't involve coming down to The Altamont Theatre to see the Brevard Jazz Professors then you seriously might want to rearrange your schedule. The talented group of individuals are coming together for a night of music that you truly won't forget. Whether you love jazz or are looking to experience it for the first time, these exceptional musicians have got you covered. 

One wild night with Mac Demarco

The rockstar indie musician puts on a show larger than life

Everyone leaving the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Sunday night walked away with a lot more than just ringing ears and sweaty clothes. They had all just witnessed one of the best shows to grace Asheville in recent memory thanks to Mac Demarco. With enough energy to power a small suburb, Mac's performance was truly one for the record books. 

Whitney warms up The Orange Peel

The Chicago duo makes Asheville swoon

This past Friday night was a truly remarkable one, and we have The Orange Peel's stellar lineup to thank. Asheville was lucky enough to have two crazy talented acts all wrapped up in one perfect show: Sun Seeker and Whitney. The youthful crowd was pleasant and the warm Spring night was a great backdrop for the cozy tunes we were all about to enjoy.

Return of the Mac

The prince of indie rock returns to Asheville

This Sunday at Thomas Wolfe Auditroium, Ashevillians will get a star studded lineup of indie goodness in the form of Boulevards, Tonstartssbandht, and Mac Demarco. The downtown venue will serve as the perfect spot to kickback and take in all the sounds of the equally talented musicians playing the sold out show. 

Whitney sets sail to The Orange Peel

All the way from Chicago to Asheville

This Friday night at The Orange Peel, Chicago based band Whitney will bring their unique brand of country and folk influenced indie-rock. Touring on their debut album from summer of last year Light Upon the Lake, the show will mark the first time the band has played Asheville. Opening up the night's festivities will be Nashville's very own Sun Seeker.

Yo, it's Bonobo!

The ambient electronic musician was joined by Chrome Sparks for a wild night of dancing and fun

It's not every day you get to be a part of electronic music history, but it sure felt like it last Wednesday night at The Orange Peel. Spring is here, and the happy people of Asheville flocked to one of the best shows of the season. Chrome Sparks, a young DJ from Pittsburgh opened up for ambient electronic legend Bonobo. The show was sold out and the crowd was ready to get down.

Bonobo and Chrome Sparks get set to light up The Orange Peel

Two insanely talented electronic musicians in one night

When it comes to making some of the most relaxing and rhythmic electronic music in the world, look no further than Bonobo. The Los Angeles based musician, producer, and DJ (real name Simon Green) has quite the track record when it comes to putting out consistently solid work. At tomorrow night's sold out show at The Orange Peel, fans and newcomers alike will get to experience it in person, with Chrome Sparks opening everything up. 

T.I. comes to the US Cellular Center

The hip-hop legend hits up the 828

Hey Asheville, wanna hang with the hip-hop legend himself? Tonight the U.S. Cellular center welcomes Tip “T.I.” Harris with his bevy of talented new artists. He's set to introduce the world to the new line-up of artists representing his label during his 29-city “Hustle Gang Tour.” 

Artists set to grace the stage include Trae Tha Truth, RaRA, Yung Brooke, Tokyo, Jetz, and London Jae. Since launching his own record label, Grand Hustle Records in 2003 he has released nine albums and helped cultivate the careers of rap giants like B.o.B. And Travis Scott.

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