Tag: electronica

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

The Marketplace Restaurant on Wall Street in downtown Asheville plays host to a new monthly late-night event called REIGN. Inspired by a photograph Image Asheville photographer Micah Mackenzie posted on facebook,  and prompting discussions with PUSH Productions’ Sonia Hendrix, Asheville local, Amanda Swafford, and Marketplace Owner/ Chef, William Dissen, REIGN has evolved into an open collective. Participation […]

{Re}Happening 2012

{Re}Happening 2012

One of the things I really love about living in Asheville is its wonderful arts community, which encompasses everything from street performance, freak festivals and circus cabaret to artisan crafts to fine arts and opera. I have never felt more immersed in a vibrant arts culture, and the great thing is that all the events […]

Moogfest 2011

Moogfest 2011

Moogfest 2011, the electronic music festival, was held in downtown Asheville from Oct 28th-30th 2011. Big crowds, great costumes, famous musicians, partying, hipsters, DJs, archival footage of Bob Moog, hands on time with Moog instruments- all those things were on full display during the weekend. You can read more on the official Moogfest website.

Moby at Moogfest 2011

Bob Moog Foundation at The Hop

Bob Moog Foundation at The Hop

In a continuing series of benefit events supporting local non-profit organizations, The Hop Ice Cream Cafe on Merrimon Avenue played host to The Bob Moog Memorial Foundation . The Foundation was launched in 2006 to honor the legacy of Bob Moog and, among other programs, regularly works with children to teach them science through music. […]

Friday Night Bands At The Grey Eagle

Friday Night Bands At The Grey Eagle

This night ran the gamut from single guitar/voice to big-band punk with stops at gypsy punk and indie rock. Starting off the night was The Pete Lutz, a local videographer and singer with a short set featuring some well-done covers of Tom Waits songs. Next up was the G String Orchestra, fresh off the road […]

MoogFest 2010

MoogFest 2010

Moogfest hit Asheville like a musical tornado. A long weekend of almost 30 bands, exhibits, discussion forums and awards.