Music

First in Fusion

First in Fusion

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North Carolina band helped originate the bluegrass/Americana hybrid Since forming in 1992, North Carolina quartet Acoustic Syndicate has cultivated a style that draws from…

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Bluegrass on Fire

Bluegrass on Fire

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Local band plays opening night at the Earl Scruggs Music Festival More than eight years after forming, Asheville-based quintet Fireside Collective continues to build…

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Don’t Fret

Don’t Fret

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Nora Brown is a celebrated roots musician. She released her debut album, Cinnamon Tree, in 2019. The work showcases Brown’s facility on the banjo,…

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Virtually the Same

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Transylvania ukulele circle goes online The Transylvania County Library offers more than books. In January 2019, the library launched a fun and informal ukulele…

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What Happened Next

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Husband/wife duo is ruled by serendipity Ryan Furstenburg and Melissa Hyman each had things going as singer/songwriters before they met in 2011. But once…

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Seasons Change

Seasons Change

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Solstice-themed concert features old songs and new talent Celtic fiddler Jamie Laval changes certain components of his holiday concert every season, but the shows…

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