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Zach Brock of Snarky Puppy. Photo: Frank Zipperer
2016 was a big year at Asheville's Orange Peel. Did you make it out to any of their favorite shows?

GritVegas Weekend Update New Year's Edition
Start the champagne toast now, here are your weekend plans for the final days of 2016.

Peter Hook. Photo: Mark McNulty
The legendary Peter Hook comes to The Orange Peel on Monday, 11/21.

Wild Nothing
Wild Nothing and Small Black come together for a show at The Orange Peel this Thursday.

The 12 Days of Alice's Winter Ashevilleland
Experience Alice going down the Asheville rabbit-hole in this new take on an old classic at the Orange Peel > 12/5

Allen Stone
Spend your Friday night moving + grooving to Allen Stone at the Orange Peel.

Janeane Garofalo
The iconic comedian and actor is performing at the Orange Peel in January and tickets go on sale November 6.

The band that encapsulates what North Carolina sounds like will play Asheville in January with a very special guest.

Don't take yourself too seriously...Mac DeMarco doesn't. Mac has established himself as a down to earth, albeit goofball, slack rocker who draws a massive following.

Massively influential electronic duo Autechre are gracing The Orange Peel with their conceptual, abstract, and always enthralling sounds Thursday, October 8. The duo shift the way we think about what music is, how it’s made, and where it’s headed.

The Orange Peel is hosting a dance party on Friday, August 14 to raise funds for Democracy NC fighting to protect the voting rights of all North Carolinians. Grab some friends and your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie for Democracy.

The Dave Rawlings Machine will be performing at The Orange Peel on April 24 with Gillian Welch, his partner in life and music for 20 years. They have played sold-out shows to appreciative audiences in Asheville over the past few years and return this week.

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.

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.

Photographer and blogger Abi Fields sat down with probably the youngest retro band in Asheville for an in depth discussion on what it's like being Posh Hammer.

It's the definition of blustery out but we suggest you bundle up and take on some of the fun things going on around town this weekend starting tonight.

Dear readers, I have compiled a New Year’s Eve Downtown Walking Tour just for you giving options to wander between spots or find your perfect venue and stay put.

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.

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.

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

What a freakin’ treat this woman is! Like her beautiful handmade jewelry, she’s super sweet with an edge, a bad-ass with a heart of gold.

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.

There's a lot of talk around town about the future of Moogfest. After taking a financial hit for the 2014 edition, Moogfest organizers are going back to the drawing board. I think that I can help, in five easy steps...

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)

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.

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?

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.

Downtown's free summer concert series is back Friday, June 20 with Drivin' N Cryin' and American Aquarium.

It's easy to complain. It can be even easier to just not be an ass. Here are 20 tip so you can try and avoid being one.

The Obamas are moving here?! Possible whiskey shortage?! I can be in the next Galifianakis movie?!

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!

On June 5 at The Orange Peel, Barakissa Coulibaly will be premiering her solo dance piece "Without A Shadow".

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