Smart bets: Rich Robinson

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As rock band The Black Crowes broke up, regrouped, went on hiatus and then back on tour, guitarist Rich Robinson — who co-founded that outfit with his brother Chris and drummer Steve Gorman — has consistently continued to make and play music. His side projects included Circle Sound with Luther Dickinson, an album with his own son playing drums and work with Patti Smith. This summer, Robinson released his third solo record, The Ceaseless Sight. Rolling Stone (which streamed the album before its release) described it as, “so rich in textures and assured in the writing that it sounds like a true debut.” The Rich Robinson Band performs at the Asheville Music Hall on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 9 p.m. Prophet Omega and Hollis Brown also play. $15/$20. ashevillemusichall.com. Photo by Alysse Gafjken

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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