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Live Music for Monday!

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Monday, January 30, 2017

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They are featuring musicians in the round tonight at Catawba Brewing Co.- South Slope Tasting Room & Brewery, located at 32 Banks Ave., Suite 105 Asheville, NC. Music starts at 5:30 pm and plays until 9 pm. It is a curated open mic that boasts some of the areas finest musicians and crooners.


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There is a triple dose of music on tap for Monday night at The Mothlight, located at 701 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC. Playing this week you can enjoy the music of Secret Shame, Wyla and Suerflaw. Music starts at 9 pm for this free show!


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WHAT: Come hear the Kavalactones perform their own strain of improvisational “drip noise,” mixed with trascendent post-rock moments and elliptical interlocking grooves.
WHERE: THE BLOCK off Biltmore, 39 Market Street, Asheville, NC
WHEN: January 30, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
WHY: Why not?
HOW: However
There is a $5-10 suggested donation at the door. Music will start around 7 pm and go until about 10:30 pm, with a brief intermission between sets. Have some fun on a Monday night.
Check out our music on Soundcloud:


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There is a listening party taking place on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Petra’s Lounge, located at 1919 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC. DJ SPK will feature vocalists Darian La Sparrow and Black Lein. 

Tickets are $5.00 for this event being hosted by LeAnna Eden. Music starts at 7 pm.


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You can enjoy an evening with Grammy winner Pat Metheny, live at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Art, located at 430 S Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, on Monday evening from 7:30 – 10 pm.

Here is what I found on the Facebook page:

An Evening with Pat Metheny with Antonio Sánchez, @Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock
Guitarist Pat Metheny, winner of 20 Grammy Awards, announced an extended run of dates around the world under the auspices of “An Evening with Pat Metheny.”
Recently inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame as its youngest member and the fourth guitarist (joining Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, and Wes Montgomery), Metheny will present a range of music from throughout his career.


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Before leaving the Charlotte area let me alert you to this evening of classic music taking place at NoDa Brewing Company, located at 2921 N Tryon St. Charlotte, NC. Here is what I found on the Facebook event page:

Grab a cold one and join us for the second installment of Charlotte Symphony On Tap!
Assistant Conductor Christopher James Lees will lead the ensemble through a variety of selections, this time with strings AND horns. And you’ll have the chance to order our exclusive beer or a coffee blonde created specially for the event. Musicians will mingle with the audience during the break between sets. Cheers!
General admission tickets are $10 (beer & koozie included)!


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Having a look around the RDU area, I found the Greg Finger Band along with CW’s Akoustic Soul-O will be on stage at The Pour House Music Hall, located at 224 S Blount St., Raleigh NC. Music starts at 8 pm and lasts til the midnight hour. Here is what I learned about both artists on the Facebook event page:

Truth be told, I wasn’t a big country music fan growing up…that was, until I was introduced to Zac Brown Band. It was the summer of my junior year in college when I listened to Zac Brown Bands album “Uncaged” for the first time. My heart and my mind instantly clicked. I spent months taking in the sounds and feels of that album. After listening through the album likely 30 times, I thought “This is what I want to do…I want to make music like this.” It was clear to me at that moment where my desires met my gifting. But how was I going to do it?
I started writing songs….lots of songs. I admit most of them were awful at first, but for six months I was a songwriting machine. I wrote over 80 songs. After sharing a few songs with guitar player/background vocalist Duke McClellan and adding him on the tracks, I knew we had something going. Shortly after, Kentucky drummer Zach Adams joined the band along with bassist Austin Vitucci. It is a special thing when you genuinely enjoy hanging out with people you “work” with. I put work in quotes because music has never felt like work me, more like something that is instinctively a part of me. The band is insanely talented, and I really wouldn’t trade making music with these guys for anyone. But, even more than being talented, they get the vision. That is invaluable to me. Coming together very organically, Greg Finger Band has become a really quick success with Duke, Zach, and Austin right at my side.
Fast forward one year, our debut EP has launched, we have spent thousands of miles on the road, and have been writing and playing the best music we ever have – I am excited. Can you tell? We have only scratched the surface of what we are going to do, and I look forward to the journey.
CW’s Akoustic Soul-O:
Chris Wells has shared stages with many notable acts of many genres.
-the multi-instrumentalist creates his own unique vibe by fusing acoustic, rock, and soul,
-as a bassist national and international tours with prominent artists.
-writes music for film and television projects including legendary soap opera, ‘All My Children’ and others.
-contributed tracks to internationally released clothing line compilations.
-Most recently, Christopher worked with Grammy nominated artist, Ms.Lauryn Hill, playing bass and assisting with music direction


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Live on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Neptune’s Parlour, located at 14 W Martin St., Raleigh, NC. It’s a great mix of musicians starring : Dr. Eugene Chadbourne & a rotating cabinet, of musical “bad-assery”. Stop out to check out this series that concludes this week. Doors open at 8 pm and music starts promptly at 8:30 pm. The night features one long set of great music.


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Nick Millevoi is a part of the show happening above and here is what I learned out this player.

Nick Millevoi is a Philadelphia-based guitarist and composer whose music draws upon the influences of avant-garde jazz, modern classical, and rock and roll to create a personal sound. A restless sonic explorer, Nick’s maximizes the possibilities of the electric guitar through frequent use of feedback, raw noise, and non-traditional tunings. As an intrepid composer, Millevoi confronts everything from maximal electric power trio music to chamber music to large-scale improvisation-heavy ensemble pieces, and everything in between.

Be sure to check him out tonight.

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That is what I found for music options for your dancing pleasure for this evening. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive!  Thanks for keeping me informed!

Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance.


Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook and you will end up in the list of options in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

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