“I See Hawks In L.A. blend country and psychedelia with soaring three-part harmonies that leave the poseurs of alt-schmaltz dust choked. These guys are the house band for a revolution that isn’t over yet.” - Michael Simmons, High Times.They play Studio B before sets at Albino Skunk Fest and the French Broad River Festival. They play Studio B before sets at Albino Skunk Fest and the French Broad River Festival.
For 20 years now, Acoustic Syndicate has been rockin' stages across Western NC and beyond (not to mention the family farm.) They celebrate their big anniversary with a concert (more like a festival!) in Black Mountain this Saturday.
Whether performing as an acoustic duo or a full fledged honky-tonk five piece, The Honeycutters have got to be considered one of the best new Americana bands today, thanks to the songwriting and singing of Amanda Anne Platt and the tasteful guitar and production work of Peter James. Their 2009 release "Irene" made WNCW's Top 100, and this week marks the release of their 2nd collection.
Formed in 2007 in Brooklyn, NY but now based out of Asheville, The Broadcast brings their funky, soulful, Motown-inspired sound to Studio B. Singer Caitlin Krisko’s voice is a force to be reckoned with. They play Greenville Friday night.
Peter Karp & Sue Foley are two contemporary blues/roots musicians who united together in 2010 to write songs of, as Foley says, "positivity, renewal, absolution." They're back with their 2nd collaboration, and we'll hear live songs from it on their way to an evening Charlotte show.
Asheville's Velvet Truckstop returns to Studio B, in advance of a string of shows in Charlotte, Black Mountain, and Asheville. Their latest release "Sweet Release" includes Tom Constanten, keyboardist for the Grateful Dead for a few years. As our own Laura Blackley has said, “If Velvet Truckstop ain’t careful, they just might make rock and roll relevant again."