Roots- and world-beat collective Rusted Root, currently celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band, fuse bluegrass and rock with percussion from African, Latin America, Native American tribes and the Middle East. The band tour makes a stop in Asheville, at the Orange Peel, on Sunday, Nov. 24. Von Grey opens. 9 p.m., $20 advance / $22 day of show.
From a press release:
Rusted Root are happy to announce their upcoming Asheville Show at the Orange Peel on November 24. They are celebrating their 20th year with a free MP3 giveway of “Cover Me Up” from their curren album “The Movement.” The Movement features original members. Michael Glabicki (lead vocals, guitar), Liz Berlin (vocals, percussion), and Patrick Norman (vocals, bass, percussion), Colter Harper (guitar) , Preach Freedom (percussion) and Dirk Miller (guitar).
Rusted Root are best known for their fusion of bluegrass and rock as well as their inspired use of percussion that is drawn from African, Latin America, Native American and Middle Eastern influences and defies categorization. Over the last several years they have sold more than 3 million albums worldwide and they have toured the world and the US with Toad the Wet Sprocket, Santana, The Grateful Dead, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band, HORDE Festival and, perhaps most notably, the highly coveted support role on the landmark Jimmy Page/Robert Plant reunion tour.
Beloved for their live performances, Rusted Root hits the ground running with a new slew of live dates to support their brand new release, “The Movement.”