studio b en Live Friday the 28th at 2pm: CATHERINE RUSSELL <p>The winner of numerous jazz awards since her 2006 debut, singer <a href="">Catherine Russell</a> is in the area for a rather rare concert performance in Tryon Friday evening.&nbsp; Her father Luis was Louis Armstrong's longtime collaborator and music director, and her mother Carline Ray worked a lot with Ruth Brown and Mary Lou Williams among others, and Catherine herself has supported artists ranging from David Bowie to Steely Dan to Paul we'll have one or two degrees of separation from just about everyone Friday afternoon!&nbsp; Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:22:50 +0000 Martin Anderson 32885 at Live Friday the 28th at 2pm: CATHERINE RUSSELL Wednesday the 12th at 3pm: CASEY DRIESSEN <p>Few people can do more with the fiddle -- or with pedal boards and other bells &amp; whistles -- than Asheville's own Casey Driessen.&nbsp; In between tours with Bela Fleck &amp; the Flecktones, Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, and the Zac Brown Band, he recorded his most recent collection, <em>Singularity</em>.&nbsp; Join us for another exciting live session from him this Wednesday before his Saturday show at Pisgah Brewing and a week at Folk Alliance.&nbsp; In the meantime, check out his adaption of Michael Jackson's "<a href="">Billie Jean</a>".</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:41:58 +0000 Martin Anderson 31368 at Wednesday the 12th at 3pm: CASEY DRIESSEN Live Wednesday the 5th at 11am: DANA & SUSAN ROBINSON <p>Though they live in Marshall, NC, Dana &amp; Susan Robinson probably spend more time in Scotland, Vermont, California, and elsewhere, sharing their music like the modern day folk troubadours that they are. &nbsp;"New songs of rural America and old-time mountain music" is how they describe what they do. &nbsp;Few folks are bigger fans of the late Pete Seeger; Dana wrote a wonderful review of Seeger's 90th birthday bash in 2009 <a href="">here.</a>&nbsp; They play Waynesville on Friday and Asheville on Sunday.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:04:00 +0000 Martin Anderson 31087 at Live Wednesday the 5th at 11am: DANA & SUSAN ROBINSON Live Friday the 7th at 3pm: JOE PUG <p><a href="">Joe Pug </a>is one of those DIY, courageous without-a-net artists that we love: He dropped out of college, and quit his job as a carpenter, to pursue his music passion full-time.&nbsp; This included recording and printing up his first CD's and giving them away to anyone who wanted to share his music with their friends.&nbsp; "People requested 2 copies, 5 copies, 10 copies, 20 copies. We'd send them all. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:03:00 +0000 Martin Anderson 31058 at Live Friday the 7th at 3pm: JOE PUG Live Friday the 8th at 1pm: SOL DRIVEN TRAIN <p>Our favorite Charleston, SC five-piece band sails back through our area this Friday for a lively live set before their Greenville concert.&nbsp; This time they've got a boatload of new material, on an album called <em>Underdog</em>.&nbsp; To quote their site, "<a href="">Sol Driven Train</a>’s music weaves through genres like images in a Tom Robbins paragraph."&nbsp; There you go.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 23:36:28 +0000 Martin Anderson 17059 at Live Friday the 8th at 1pm: SOL DRIVEN TRAIN This Week in Studio B <p><strong>Thursday, December 15th at 11am:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Al Petteway &amp; Amy White</a> return to Studio B, this time as a prelude to their annual Swannanoa Solstice Holiday show in Asheville on Sunday.&amp; Al &amp; Amy weave contemporary Celtic- and Appalachian-influenced music with occasional nods to rock and jazz, on acoustic guitar, mandolin, Celtic harp, piano, banjo, lap dulcimer, &amp; world percussion.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:27:26 +0000 Alan Beam 402 at This Week in Studio B