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Hope Griffin *STRING* Trio at Mills River Brewing

Mills River Brewing Co.

FREE entry. Join us for live music with my amazing string trio combo (Jamie Leigh on Cello & Paul McIntire on Violin) from 2-5pm. The cello is BACK and this acoustic string arrangement is not to be missed! Food truck and full bar on site, with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. BYO camping chair, blanket or hammock for extra fun, there are LOTS of places to hang at this place! This venue is also dog friendly. Come say hello introduce yourself. See you there!

Visit HopeGriffinMusic.com for more examples of my sound ☺️

Mason Via At Isis Music Hall
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Isis Restaurant & Music Hall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DUGcNwhF53s

Mason Via is a talented young musician/singer/songwriter out of Danbury, NC, who is on his rise to stardom. At the moment he has just released his debut CD, "Up, Up, Up", which contains only Mason's originals. Mason has recorded this CD at the studio of one of Ben Fold's past touring guitarists, Britt Uzzell, commonly known as Snüzz. Mason has been playing acoustic guitar since the age of 12. Being taught by his father, notable bluegrass musician David Via; winner of the 2009 International/American Folk Alliance Songwriters Contest, held at Mountain Stage and 3 time Chris Austin Songwriting contest winner(Merlefest). As well as being taught by accomplished musicians Rex Mcgee, Ryan Cavanagh, and Clay Jones. Mason's lyrics are considered by many to be the driving force behind the band's music, and his vocals back up the deep emotion that his lyrics possess. Mason Via & Friends play a wide variety of music with genre titles such as Soulful Acoustic, R&B(Rhythm and Bluegrass), Funky Folk, Indie Blues/Jazz; their musical horizons are never limited. Mason's Music has its own unique sound and when asked, most people are not sure how to categorize him. He has also been termed as a folk troubadour! The band makes it clear that they are trying to spread the vibration of love through ideas such as: equality, tolerance, sustainability, individualism, positivity, environmentalism, spirituality, community, truth, health, and the pursuit of happiness. The band is named “Mason Via & Friends” because Mason Via performs with various talented musicians from several different musical origins. Mason himself won 1st place in the Fall '14 Shakori Hills mandolin competition, placed in Male Vocal at Union Grove Fiddlers Convention '15, and placed in Guitar at Loudoun Bluegrass festival. The group has been featured many times on 90.9 WQFS Guilford College Radio's Carolina show, they have been featured on a UNC-TV segment promoting an establishment they were performing at (Jessup Mill), they have won the Shakori Hills Grassroots Fest Band Competition as well as their Front Porch Acoustic Stage Contest, they have won the Winston Salem Shuffle 3 times, and have shared lineups with bands such as Nahko & The Medicine for the People, Tim Obrien & Darrel Scott, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Donna The Buffalo, The Lonesome River Band, John Cowan, The Duhks, The Wood Brothers,etc.

$10

5PM Door :: 7:00PM Show

General Admission Seated Lounge Show :: Limited Tables Available with Dinner Reservation otherwise seating is first come first serve.

Only 50 tickets will be sold to this concert.

(Call[masked] for dinner reservations)

"Mason Via is a talented song-writer and multi-instrumentalist from North Carolina, making his mark across the region in coffee houses, concert venues and festivals and was the winner of Shakori Hills’ Fall 2014 band contest. With an impressive group of supporting musicians, you will hear an eclectic blend of funky folk, blues and jazz influenced covers that will make you want to get up and boogie. But his original compositions are the most surprising! Music : Genre: Acoustic,Americana,Folk Rock,Singer/Songwriter

For more information click here (http://isisasheville.com/calendar/?Page=https%3a%2f%2fpublic.ticketbiscuit.com%2fIsisAsheville%2fEvents%2f259046)

Adia Victoria w/ Erica Russo at The Mothlight
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The Mothlight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBKl7ohlIzo

https://youtu.be/LHUC4maGKa0

Adia Victoria

Ask Adia Victoria outright about her life and you'll be met with a few readied no-fluff bullet points: she's from South Carolina. She was raised seventh day Adventist. She started playing guitar at twenty one and she's never stopped moving. On the rare chance she divulges more, you'll quickly notice a common theme threading itself through her story--rivers.

"When I was 18, I stood on the bank of the Seine. I didn't have a friend in Paris and I thought about jumping in and letting the water take me where ever."

At nineteen she hovered above the East River, newly arrived in New York City, and whispered to the city "I'm gonna rule the world."

She will tell you at twenty three she saw the Chattahoochee swell up and swallow Sandy Springs. At eight years old the Pacolet River in her native Campobello washed away her black patent leather shoes.

Adia moved to Nashville in 2010 just after the Cumberland devastated the city's downtown and started moonlighting solo in clubs and bars around town. After three years of playing out between her school schedule and family life she formed a band with Ruby Rogers, Tiffany Minton and Mason Hickman to flesh out her primitive songs on misery, madness, hope beyond reason and the eponymous South.

"The one thing I like most about rivers is that they never stop to explain. They just keep moving"

Erica Russo

Traveling folk songs tangled in the spin of worn tires and waves of golden hearts In Between Dreams— In tone, mood, instrumentation and narrative, this is wildly creative but steadfastly consistent collection. Russo’s strange and wonderful voice stitches those parts into a consummate whole.

-MOUNTAIN XPRESS, Top 5 local albums of 2015

"Sometimes you know somethings good because it gives you those little shivers down your spine. When Erica Russo, head honcho of, well, Erica Russo and the Good Sports starts singing, it has this sort of fragile beauty that it caused much squirming in the backseat mafia offices (my front room). But then it also confounds you, because just as you begin to think this is a folky little gem, then it suddenly throws in a bit of slightly more angular indie pop, twisting and turning your expectations. It’s like the bubblegum in Charlie and the Chocolate factory that gives you a three course meal the more you chew it." -BACKSEAT MAFIA

"A band out of Cambridge, Massachusetts that have put together one of the more effortlessly cool albums of 2013 in thir LP Little House, Little Hill that was released a little earlier this year. The album blends together Erica's heartfelt and honest lyrical style with a delightful music backing that moves between whimsical and wonderful at all times. To put it simply, Erica is more than your average artist trying to break into the music industry. She's an individul that lives and breathes her craft, and the results can be seen and heard in her music." - TAKEN BY SOUND

"Our featured artist this week is New York folk band Erica Russo And The Good Sport consisting of Erica herself, Billy Leva, John Zurek and Ryland Hall. Not your average day folk band, these guys bring fire of truth and energy into their songs. After listening to their new album Little House, Little Hill this week, Erica Russo and The Good Sport are certainly ones to watch out for. Describing their sound as ‘Like light coming through orange curtains onto an honest, stripped down and dirty wall. Soft, but with a fire of truth and energy’ - fragile yet beautiful with drops of folk, indie and articulate vocals, their music will leave you wanting more." - THE FLUX

March 08 Tuesday Doors 8:30, Show 9:30 - $8

For more information click here (http://themothlight.com/adia-victoria/)

Airplane Mode, Zeplin, Bright Woods at New Mountain AVL
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New Mountain Asheville

https://youtu.be/t0ifbS2cEiU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2FaNiYrepc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpkYbEhvgN0

Airplane Mode

Kirby Bright, aka AirplaneMode, is an outstanding producer from Greenville, South Carolina. Slinging authentic wubs and womps, his expertise shines through when he is on stage demonstrating the flow of his own unique style of EDM. Using an MPC with 16 pads, each with their own distinct grimy sound, he creates a live experience of heavy-steppin sounds for his audience to vibe to. The ability to produce rapid live drum patterns and melodic euphoria's on the spot is hard to come by, and Kirby's skill is sure to keep your face melting and your feet moving. Having started this project only 3 months ago, AirplaneMode has released 10 banging originals and has gotten to preform along side Mantis and many other talented DJ's throughout the Carolinas. An AirplaneMode set is hard to compete with, you definitely don't wanna miss this extraordinary rising talent.

Bright Woods

Mixing elements of psybient, dub, hip hop and glitch for a psychedelic downtempo sound

Fri, March 4, 2016Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm New Mountain AVL - Sol Bar Asheville, NC $0.00 Free This event is 21 and over

For more information click here (http://www.newmountainavl.com/event/1066925-sol-vibes-airplane-mode-asheville/)

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