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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?

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of their breakout album, Lotus returned recently to The Orange Peel where they played a sold out show. I was able to chat with guitarist and keyboardist Luke Miller as well as some fans about their unique and enduring style.

Lush Life and Zansa present Asheville's 3rd Annual Soumu at New Mountain Friday, March 20, 2015 at New Mountain. It will be a celebration of African Music, Dance, Food, and Culture. A party for all ages.

Two amazing artists to make their debut at The Grey Eagle this year: Zach Deputy on Saturday, February 6th and then the Dean Ween Group on Saturday, March 21st.

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 isn't exactly known for its thriving hip-hop scene with jam bands and folk musicians aplenty. But onto the music scene comes Musashi Xero...

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.

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 Blog settles down with Austin, TX band the Marmalakes at West Asheville music venue The Mothlight for another video installation of the Asheville Sessions.

Can't make it to LEAF next weekend? Or maybe just going for a day or two? Well, don't you worry. IamAVL will be brining you all the acts from the main stage LIVE October 17th-19th!!!

Diverse global music is all over the place in Asheville this season. Here's a run-down of cultural music events that closed out the summer, and some upcoming events.

This week, Asheville will celebrate rump shaking like never before with two booty-rific concert events.

The Eagle has long been a staple of the Asheville music scene, with one of the kindest, most passionate dudes in the business running it all: Jeff Whitworth.

The second in the hotel's series showcasing local music and benefiting local nonprofits returns on Sunday, September 28, and is bound to be another stunner of an evening.

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.

So for all you music fans out there, we’ve consolidated a list of free (and nearly free) outdoor shows and street festivals. That’s your cue to get off your couch and go have some fun!

Western North Carolina's YMI Cultural Center is proud to announce the return of the 34th annual Goombay Festival on September 12th – 14th, 2014. And it's FREE!

Asheville's music scene and culture is a huge draw to our economy and The Orange Peel has been a big part of that.

Get to know more about Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars...

Asheville’s newest riverfront concert and event space, the Salvage Station, will host a free all-day celebration...

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.

Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors, returns Friday, August 15 with soul music from The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker and Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics.

With DIG making it's return the weekend of August 22-23 after a brief hiatus, I asked the festival's founder, Justin Ferraby, a few questions about himself, his many hats, and what we can expect from the event this year.

Moon Hooch brought their saxes and their sustainable organic brand of EDM to New Mountain. And they blew everyone away.

Here's a little blast from the past. IamAVL filmed Roosevelt Collier's Super Jam at the Grey Eagle last year.

Part studio session, part live performance...the Echo Sessions are intended to capture the magic of the live performance from the comfort of the studio setting.

This weekend Asheville embraces The Funk with shows from Earphunk and Lettuce with back to back shows at New Mountain in downtown Asheville.

Click through the band links in this article. Give them a listen, buy an album, buy two albums. One for you and one for your cousin who only listens to shit music.

Lucius, of Brooklyn, and Her Marigold, from Asheville, played a sold out show this past Saturday at The Mothlight. (Photos + Video)

Singer/Songwriter Jaime Lauren Webb lends us her voice and her harp in this installment of Asheville Sessions.

North Carolina native Seth Walker, who now calls NOLA his home, returned to the Tar Heel State in June, treating the crowd at Asheville's Grey Eagle...

It can be tough enough drawing a big crowd on any Monday, and this proved to be the case on July 7th as the Felice Brothers played to an Orange Peel floor that was, maybe, only a third full.

I asked Asheville producer, promoter, and publictist Kelly Denson about what inspires her, the upcoming WNC Battle of the Burger, and what's next.

PHOTO GALLERY >> Charlotte hip-hop collective Forever FC joined local favorites RBTS WIN at The Mothlight on June 20, 2014.

Just a few years ago Asheville’s nightlife and dance scene was little more than a few clubs and a feeling of desperation. But lately, the seemingly-endless number of incipient bars and clubs have launched the platform for a thriving DJ arena.

The Black Jacket Symphony, a group that recreates classic albums live, showed up at The Orange Peel to play Pink Floyd's seminal album, Dark Side of the Moon. How'd they do?

Mark Capon, co-owner of Harvest Records, opens up about Harvest's approach to business and why doing what you want in life outweighs financial gain.

The arrival of summer brought with it the arrival of two of Australia's finest musicians to the Orange Peel for an evening of high energy, immense talent, and infectious spiritual consciousness.

The other night I did something that I rarely do...I went out after nine. Go ahead and make fun of me all you hipsters, but I am old, I could break a hip!

A three-day music festival in August will help mark the record West Asheville record store mark its milestone.

Orgone and The Horse You Rode In On opened this year's RiverLink RiverMUSIC festival, to a record turnout...

It's a bold move for a band to line the front of the stage with four guitarists, but what do you expect from a band named Diarrhea Planet?

The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the lineup for the 26th season of Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors.

Two and a half minute timelapse video of Downtown After Five, May 16, 2014. Every second of video is approximately 6 minutes of real time. Music by St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

A three-day music festival in August will help mark the record West Asheville record store mark its milestone.

Yeah, let's have a little fun...Spring has sprung, the earth is warming and it's time to get outside, you lazy bones! Here in Asheville, we are surrounded by a million and a half acres of National Forest, wild waterfalls and streams, furry, feathery, scaly and slimy wildlife- including homo sapiens - and some of the greatest places and people you'll ever see.

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