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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

EMPIRE STRIKES BRASS Live Wednesday, February 22nd at 1pm

How often do you come across a brass band that brings in ska, funk, southern rock, alt-country, and of course composer John Williams? Hang around Asheville, and you might catch one pretty often. After a trip up to Virginia this week, the 10-or-so band members descend upon Charlotte and Asheville to wrap up the month. The Force is strong with this one.... Learn more about the band at empirestrikesbrass.com .

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SALLY & GEORGE Live Friday, February 24TH at 11am

Joel "George" Timmons and Shelby "Sally" Means come together from the bands Sol Driven Train and Della Mae, respectively. After meeting at the 2012 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion thanks to shared gigs there, the two sparked a close partnership both on and off stage (congratulate them on their engagement around here last July!) Their first album together was formed in Laramie, Charleston, and Nashville, with interesting stories for each. The names Sally and George? That's another story we...

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Tuesday, February 21

Wesley Stace – Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding

Thursday, February 23

Alexa Rose – Low and Lonesome

Peak of the Week: Every Thursday at 9 PM Sample A New Release

Thursday, February 23: Natalie Hemby

Puxico – She’s known around Nashville for writing hit songs for Country singers, and now she’s released her own Americana collection. Named after the Missouri town of her grandparents.

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