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Asheville Music Weekend: JBOT, Poetry at Revolve, Empire Strikes Mardis Gras
Friday night at the Grey Eagle offers the kind of music event that defines Asheville's music scene: local, collaborative and featuring some of the best musicians in the country.
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!
HoliDAZE in AVL: A Guide to Holiday Fun
It's a Winter Wonderland out there! Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the holiday season in AVL!
Medieval Markets and More on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
We're featuring the inaugural Medieval Market and so much more! Happy weekend!
Helping Puerto Rico: How to Support Relief Efforts
Want to help with hurricane recovery? Here's where to start. We'll update this, so please loop us in if you know about local relief efforts or other ways to help!
The Great American Solar Eclipse on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
Ok, so it's technically not happening on the weekend, but we'd be remiss not to dedicate this weekend update to the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017.
Laugh It Up at the Asheville Comedy Festival + More on Your GritVegas Weekend Update
Kick off your weekend early—the Asheville Comedy Festival starts tonight. Plus the skinny on what else is going down in the 828.
The Asheville Yoga Festival on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
The Asheville Yoga Festival kicks off this weekend; plus more in the write-up!
Make Noise and the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
We checked out the local modular synthesizer company Make Noise, who will be presenting their new instrument and performing this Friday at the BMCM+AC.
Your Guide to All Go West on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
All Go West is this Saturday and Sunday in West Asheville. Here's who we're most excited to see. Plus, your rundown of what else is happening this weekend.
The Orbiting Human Circus of the Air: Interview and Ticket Giveaway!
The fantastical podcast, produced by the folks behind Welcome to Night Vale, is on tour and will stop at the Grey Eagle on May 30th. We've got a pair of tickets for a lucky someone!
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.
Your Pre-Valentine's GritVegas Weekend Update: February 9-12
It's the weekend before Valentine's Day. Celebrate with your special someone(s) or kick it solo at these events!
Superbowl Weekend 2017: Your Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
Groundhog Day and the Superbowl are just two things happening this weekend. See what else is going on in this edition of the weekend update!
Parquet Courts Return to Asheville @ The Grey Eagle
Parquet Courts returns to Asheville for a show at the Grey Eagle in the River Arts District. Get your ticket before the night sells out.
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!
New Year's Eve Event Round-Up
All your New Year's Eve party opportunities in one spot.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! December 16-18
We're gearing up for the holidays, and we've got fun events to help you celebrate, shop, and relax!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! December 1-3
Whether you're into woodland frolicking or getting out on the dance floor, the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update has something for you!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update Thanksgiving Edition! November 24-27
Happy Thanksgiving! Once you're totally stuffed, walk, dance, drink, or shop it off by checking out our weekend suggestions!
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 18-21
Asheville, how's your week been? What are you getting into this weekend? We have some ideas in our newest Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! And a special guest--Toybox, from Asheville Puppet Week! Check it out, and let us know what you're most excited about.
Asheville Puppetry Week! 8/18-23
Asheville Puppetry Week starts on Thursday, 8/18 at venues across town. Events includes a performance of Billy the Liar, a children's show from Atlanta's That Puppet Guy, the Wham, Bam! Puppet Slam, and David Liebe Hart from The Tim and Eric Awesome Show. Yes, please.
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 GritVegas Weekend Update! << June 24-26
This weekend is All Go West! But there's lots more going on. Watch this week's GritVegas Weekend Update for the full scoop!
Salome Blood & Gold << A Rock Opera and Costume Party w/ Two Queens 6/25
Performance artist trixxie carr brings her amazing one-woman faux queen rock opera to Asheville's Grey Eagle on Saturday with the help of Two Queens, Tranzmission, and an impressive posse of local and regional musicians, DJs, artists, and performers.
Black Mountain @ The Grey Eagle << Thursday, 6/23
Black Mountain's heavy edges and psychedelia-infused sound make them a unique listening experience. They head to Asheville's Grey Eagle on Thursday, June 23rd for a show with Majeure.
The GritVegas Weekend Update! << June 10-12
From theatre to live music to a little bit of naughty dancing, this weekend is filled with plenty of choices!
Americana Burlesque + Sideshow Festival << May 27-29th
Asheville hosts the 10th annual ABSFest over Memorial Day Weekend. The festival features the top performers from burlesque, circus arts, sideshow, vaudeville + more, along with workshops and parties to celebrate all things fabulous, mysterious, and grotesque!
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! << April 29-May 1
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update fills you in on what we're most excited about each weekend! With hosts Ali McGhee of Asheville Grit and Jason Sandford of Ashvegas.
Sean Watkins @ The Grey Eagle (Slideshow)
Sean Watkins played a solo show at the Grey Eagle on 4/6 to celebrate the release of his new LP, What to Fear, and we were there with bells on. Support from Petra Haden, Jesse Harris, and ???
Sean Watkins @ The Grey Eagle << 4/6
Sean Watkins of Watkins Family Hour and Nickel Creek comes to Asheville's Grey Eagle on Wednesday, April 6 to celebrate the release of his solo album, What to Fear.
Ty Segall Never Stops...
He may be the hardest working indie darling in rock, which is pretty impressive considering he is only 28.
Blue Dragons Play LEAF Benefit Show Friday (1/15)
This Friday at the Grey Eagle, Blue Dragons are joined by other musical acts for a concert and dance party to benefit LEAF Community Arts.
Grit's Weekend Picks << January 8-10
Warm up your winter nights this weekend with our Grit Picks.
Last Minute #AVL Holiday Gift Guide
So, I've compiled a list of some great gift ideas, all local, all purchasable before the big day to be sure to wow anyone. GET GOIN'!