Boston's Jesse Dee has a powerful voice you won't soon forget. He brings his neo-soul sound to Studio B before playing Charlotte Wednesday, then Brevard and Charlotte again this weekend. “His music feels like spring. It's soul music, but it's really happy soul music. It's in the tradition of Sam Cooke and Chuck Jackson. And there's a little spirit of Joe Tex in there." -- Bruce Iglauer, president of Alligator Records.
Asheville's trio The Swayback Sisters returns to Studio B Thursday morning. Laura Blackley, Mary Ellen Davis, and Cary Fridley unite their solo talents to create a blend of country soul, Appalachian folk, and acoustic blues. They share the stage with our fellow friends The Lazybirds in Asheville on Thursday the 30th, followed by a string of shows in Black Mountain, Boone, Hendersonville, and other locales.
Hailing from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, The Steel Wheels return to our area yet again, with their four-part harmonies (inspired by their shared Mennonite heritage), reverence for Appalachian roots, and wonderful community spirit. They'll play live versions of songs from their latest release "No More Rain" before heading to Union Grove and Charlotte for shows there.
"Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass"! It just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? And it flowed effortlessly when the jamband Leftover Salmon brought their self-described style to packed venues, most notably in their home state of Colorado, and in our Southeastern Appalachian corner of the country. This album from 1992 was their recording debut for their fans, having first formed in 1989 when Vince Herman's band the Salmon Heads asked some members of the Left Hand String Band (mandolinist Drew Emmitt and the late banjo pioneer Mark Vann) to sit in. Join us for this 21-year-old flashback, as we ge
Louisiana's "Swamp Pop" father Bobby Charles helped shape rock & roll’s evolution during the ‘50s and ‘60s, writing a string of hits for artists like Fats Domino and Bill Haley & the Comets. In 2007, folk-blues songwriter Shannon McNally began working on this tribute project with him that is now finally complete, three years after his death. Dr. John, who played piano on Charles’ 1972 self-titled album, produced it and joins McNally and other New Orleans musicians. It's our feature Thursday night.
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