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New Year's Eve: Your GritVegas Roundup!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!
Our Weekend Roundup: The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
Our top ways to stay warm and have fun while doing it this weekend.
Cotton Mill Studios Hosts a Celebration + More on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
This weekend, check out the official RAD Fall Studio Stroll, then head to the After-Party at the Cotton Mill! Plus a whole lot more. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.
Ghosts of Asheville on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update: Plus, a Halloween Weekend Roundup!
It's Halloween weekend! We've got you covered from now through Tuesday. Plus, we peek into the void at five famous ghosts of Asheville.
BEAT LIFE: The Vibes Edition (9/1 @ Asheville Music Hall)
Mobley and Professor Toon headline this month's BEAT LIFE at Asheville Music Hall (9/1).
Better Than Unicorns on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
Check out the behind-the-scenes (and within-the-scenes) action at Better Than Unicorns, Asheville's local VR company, this week. Plus, our highlights for the music, entertainment, food, and fun happening this weekend.
The Firefly Gathering on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
We interviewed some of the folks behind this year's Firefly Gathering, our featured event of the GritVegas Weekend Update! Plus, your 4th of July roundup.
Free Hugs on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
This weekend, we're featuring the Bliss Mob Hug Parade! But there's also a lot of other stuff happening in and around town. Don't miss it, and let us know what you're most excited about.
Window Cat Album Release Party at Asheville Music Hall (May 13)
Asheville-based jazz- and soul-infused rockers Window Cat celebrate the release of their album, Land On Your Feet, this Saturday at Asheville Music Hall, where they'll open for Con Brio.
Asheville Butoh Fesitval on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
This weekend, we're featuring the 11th Asheville Butoh Festival, happening all weekend with performances and workshops at the Bebe Theatre downtown.
5 Reasons to see MOBLEY at the Asheville Music Hall (4/20)
We're kind of huge fans of Austin-based artist Mobley (if you haven't noticed). Here are five reasons to get to Asheville Music Hall early and check out his set before The Hip Abduction.
The Hip Abduction to Play Asheville Music Hall April 20
The Hip Abduction is headlining the Asheville Music Hall, April 20, and the band was cool enough to answer a few questions in anticipation for their show.
Field Day is Back on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
Our featured event this week is the Field Day & Spring Fling Dance at Salvage Station! Check out our video and our complete write-up of what's not to miss in town this weekend.
Well Played Board Game Cafe's Grand Opening: This Week's GritVegas Highlight!
This weekend, we highlight Well Played Board Game Cafe, opening Saturday, as part of our full round-up of all the events in town.
Asheville's Top Five EDM Events of 2016
Auburn Petty, of Plugged In Publicity, gives us her Top Five EDM shows of 2016. We recommend immediately putting all of these artists straight into your playlist.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! January 5-8
Cold weekend ahead? Heat it up with this edition of the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update, our first of the new year!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! November 17-20
The weekend before Thanksgiving has a lot to be thankful for. Check it all out here.
Free BEATLIFE at The One Stop with Xero God, Mother HOOD (10/28)
This coming Friday, 10/28, celebrate BEATLIFE with a free show at the One Stop with headliners Xero God and Mother HOOD.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! October 13-16
Are you going out on the town this weekend? We have a few Asheville events to recommend!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! September 22-25
What are you up to on this beautiful weekend in Asheville? We've got the scoop on a few of our favorite things!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! August 11-14
Asheville, we love you. But you've got to chill out on the rain. We've got the full lineup of events that will keep you dry or just get you right into the French Broad River, which we know is what's really on your mind. From Anything That Floats to Geek Out AVL to a bluegrass and kitten brunch, GritVegas has you covered.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! August 4-7
This weekend's got everything: whether you're looking for live music of all genres, beer releases, unicorns, glitter wrestling, experimental theatre, arts and craft, film, or a new furry companion, there's something for you.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! July 7-10
This weekend, beat the heat with these awesome events. Live music, benefits, fundraisers, and fashion shows are just a few of the options. What are you going to do?
TOKiMONSTA, Ambre Perkins, Panther God at Asheville Music Hall: Ticket Giveaway
This Thursday at Asheville Music Hall, producer TOKiMONSTA, the first woman on Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder label, takes the stage with support from Ambre Perkins and local producer Panther God. We're giving away two tickets--to win, share this post on Facebook and tag someone you'd want to bring.
Leftover Salmon's Blue Ridge Jam << May 20-22
This coming weekend, head downtown for a jam-filled festival event happening across venues and headlined by jam band Leftover Salmon.
Austin Artist Mobley Plays the One Stop Friday 4/22
Austin-based world traveler and multi-instrumentalist Mobley plays a free show at the One Stop on Friday, 4/22 @ 10 pm. We interviewed him to get the scoop on his new EP and his unique style.
TALKING FUNK WITH DAVE WATTS OF THE MOTET
Asheville Grit Blogger Adam St. Simons talks Funk with The Motet's Dave Watts.
Betaplane: Asheville's Next Buzzworthy Band
From winning the Judge's Choice Award at the 2015 Music Video Asheville Awards to wrapping up recording of their new album at Echo Mountain, local Asheville Post Rock ensemble Betaplane performs a free show tonight at The One Stop at Asheville Music Hall.
A New Year's Eve in Asheville
It was the night before 2016, when all through the house, my laundry was folded….and I didn’t want to go out. But I did. And here’s my story.
Grit's "Weekend" Picks << January 2-4
Whether you're still recovering or still partying, Asheville Grit has your upcoming weekend and week planned. Happy 2016, revelers!
Ring in the New: Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Asheville
Wondering where to ring in 2016? The Asheville Grit breaks down the best of the best for you, from Prohibition-era cocktails and jazz to drumming meditations and fabulous cover shows.
Goa Dreamin’ in the AVL | Saturday Night at Asheville Music Hall
Goa/Psytrance collective T.O.U.C.H. Samadhi hosts three fabulously psychedelic acts this Saturday, 12/19, at Asheville Music Hall. Come and get your psytrance on.
Badger Breaks Ground in Asheville’s Experimental Scene
The improvisational, all-instrumental group Badger, made up of members of Asheville's Papadosio, Asian Teacher Factory, and 2ppm, will make their debut this Wednesday, 12/9, at Asheville Music Hall.
Dohl 'n’ Brass Punjabi Pioneers Red Baraat > @ Asheville Music Hall 10/10
Red Baraat, easily one of the most unique acts currently on the tour circuit, will play Asheville Music Hall tonight.
Why LEAF is one of The Best Fests Around
The 40th LEAF Festival is this weekend and we are just too excited. To get even more pumped, we decided to ask some friends to share the first thing that comes to mind when asked what it is they love most about LEAF.
Asheville Weekend Grit Picks
The final days of April are here and we can't believe it. So if you're one of the few who didn't score a ticket to MerleFest, have no fear, we've got you covered. In true fashion, we've rounded up some of the best concerts and events Asheville has to offer. So let you hair down and get a little weird, it's the weekend!
Asheville Weekend Grit Picks
It seems as though we blinked and the last week of March was upon us. But no worries, the weekend is here and we've got you covered with our picks of just some of the best events going on around town. So, get up and go have some fun, Asheville.
Looking For the After Party? BomBassic Knows Where It's At
Is anyone throwing "official" after parties for local electronic shows? BomBassic’s increasingly popular After Hours are the only ones I'm hearing about and attending. Let's make these guys official, for goodness' sake.
Opposite Box Comes to Asheville Music Hall
On Thursday March 5, Opposite Box is coming to the Asheville Music Hall to serve up a healthy dose of their unusual blend of "belligerent jungle funk" along with headliners Main Squeeze. Who wants the Funk?
BEAT LIFE Presents 10th Letter on February 4th at The Mothlight
Wednesday, February 4th, is one of the first in a series of shows put on by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective – a group of local electronic artists, musicians, and DJs who are making an effort to expand Asheville’s electronic music horizons.
Asheville Weekend Grit Picks
Sure it might be rainy and cold out. We may even get a little snow (gasp!). But there is still a ton to do around town no matter what and we've listed just a few.
Mono/Poly + Panther God at The One Stop, Friday, November 28th (10 pm)
Spurred on by the opening of the Moog Store and Factory and the rise of Moogfest and Mountain Oasis, Asheville’s IDM scene has quickly become one of the fastest-growing and most exciting in the country to watch.
Some Must-See Shows in Asheville This Fall + Winter
Local promoter Charlie Traveler Presents shares his knowledge of the Asheville music scene and offers up his top picks of some great shows coming up.
Asheville Sessions: Marmalakes
Asheville Blog settles down with Austin, TX band the Marmalakes at West Asheville music venue The Mothlight for another video installation of the Asheville Sessions.
Three New Orleans Acts Come To Asheville
From Dumpstafunk to Trombone Shorty to 101 Runners, New Orleans has been representing hard in Asheville as of late and there's even more from the area coming up this month.
Support Local Music - An Interview With Brown Bag's Jenny Greer-Fares
The Brown Bag Song Writing Competition kicked off its 8th season earlier this month with a revamped format, a new location, and an appetite for music.
Tuesday Night Funk Jam LIVE Every Tuesday > iamavl.com
Asheville's hottest weekly concert, The Tuesday Night Funk Jam at The Asheville Music Hall, is live on iamavl.com every Tuesday Night around 11pm.
Asheville Sessions: Soldier's Heart
We did something a little different for this session– we took a small road trip out of Asheville and went to Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville, North Carolina. Out on the back porch in the sunshine by the river, we recorded a band called Soldier’s Heart.