When Grammer School (sic) took the stage at The Orange Peel back in June — the last act of four finalists to compete for the title of WNC Magazine's Last Band Standing and winner of the opening slot at this year's Bele Chere — two things happened. One, they didn't win the competition. And two, […]

Flat-footing and fist-pumping

Even with their acoustic instruments (banjo, mandolin, guitars and a standup bass) and distinctly mountain sound, local bluegrass act Sanctum Sully feels right at home opening for jam/funk band Kung Fu Dynamite. Their grass is blue(ish): Asheville’s Sanctum Sully sounds “a little different than Tony Rice.” Photo By Briana Brough Photography "People are a lot […]