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Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be continuing their “Atlantic Years” tour in the US beginning August 2018! Jean Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of the violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Robert Rich & Markus Reuter at Streamside Concerts

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Robert Rich & Markus Reuter
Streamside Concerts
Arden, NC
May 18, 2018

American ambient keyboardist Robert Rich and German touch guitarist Markus Reuter have known each other for over a decade, and produced two albums together. But they have never toured together until now, a short tour they are calling Flood ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. jny: Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders: Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders

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Swing Era music was exciting, infectiously rhythmic music, played for dancers. Bassist and bandleader Michael Gamble and the company of musicians making up The Rhythm Serenaders stay true to both the sound and the spirit of that time in this program of well known Swing standards, plus a few more obscure standards that might have been. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Prog Legends Stick Men Featuring King Crimson Members New Album "Prog Noir" Available For Pre-Order

Prog Legends Stick Men Featuring King Crimson Members New Album "Prog Noir" Available For Pre-Order

Much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, prog legends Stick Men will be releasing their new album Prog Noir on October 21, 2016. It is now available for pre-order as a single disc edition and a super deluxe box set, which contains an additional bonus CD with exclusive material, a double vinyl version of the album, a ...

NEWS: EVENT

Asheville Percussion Festival To Take Place June 17-19, 2016

Asheville Percussion Festival To Take Place June 17-19, 2016

Please join Asheville Rhythm for our Fifth Annual Asheville Percussion Festival on June 17-19, 2016 at the Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa St. among the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains in Asheville, NC. This year’s festival will feature teaching artists from around the globe, including NYC-based drummer and composer Allison Miller, who has performed with Natalie Merchant, Ani DeFranco ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Warren Haynes and the Ashes and Dust Band at the Ogden Theater

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Warren Haynes and the Ashes and Dust Band
Ogden Theater
Denver, CO
April 1, 2016

Warren Haynes' musical journey continues. Is he on a quest? Certainly he's not looking for a specific “musical identity." The whole point of the journey seems to be covering as much musical territory as possible in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Debashish Bhattacharya at Streamside Concerts

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Debashish Bhattacharya
Streamside Concerts
Arden, NC
October 10, 2015

The intimate house concert setting of Streamside Concerts was a perfect way to experience the playing of the great Hindustani slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya. Accompanied by his brother Subhasis on tabla, the pair relied upon the iTablaPro application in place of the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

David Torn at Streamside Concerts

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David Torn
Streamside Concerts
Arden, NC
June 6, 2015

Experimental electric guitarist David Torn was touring to support his album only sky (ECM, 2015), a collection of solo performances done in real time using looping and other electronic processing. But there was no attempt to play selections from the recording: as ...

Struttin' With Some Barbecue

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The contributions the South has made to America are innumerable and varied. My beloved Virginia, for example, gave such priceless gifts as the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and seven presidents (I do not count William Henry Harrison, because he was a dumbass). We gave the nation Smithfield ham, Virginia peanuts, Eskimo pies, and the first ...