Smart bets: Fish & Friends featuring Jane Kramer and Eliza Sidney

Jane Kramer by Sandlin Gaither

Fish & Friends, a recurring smorgasbord of local live music, has found its home at Salvage Station. “We aim to present a diverse cross section of Asheville-based songwriters in a loose, collaborative setting,” says longtime performer James Fisher (Blue Dragons), who curates the lineup. Fisher opens each show alongside fellow musicians Bill Melanson and Jeff Mooney plus drop-in guests, depending on the night. After their mix of original songs and playful covers, a featured act takes over. Next up is mountain songstress Jane Kramer, pictured left — who was reeled back to Asheville’s music scene in 2015, after four years on the West Coast — with harpist Eliza Sidney, right. “We all finish with a collaborative set,” Fisher adds. The fifth iteration of Fish & Friends is on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Free. salvagestation.com. Photo of Jane Kramer and Eliza Sidney by Sandlin Gaither

 

 

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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One thought on “Smart bets: Fish & Friends featuring Jane Kramer and Eliza Sidney

  1. boatrocker

    Ok, I have to ask. As local ‘play in the round’ music means nothing to me-
    How does one move that harp around when hauling it to a gig (or a photo shoot in the woods)?
    Uhaul? A trailer? A dog sled?

    I thought upright bassists and piano players had it bad.

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