Local R&B and soul artist Lyric opened for two-time Grammy winner and music icon, Mavis Staples at The Orange Peel on Sunday. The concert was part of a fundraiser event for local nonprofit MountainTrue, benefitting French Broad River conservation.
Lyric’s bassist, Dave Matthews
Mavis Staples feeling the love from the sold out Asheville crowd
Mavis Staples’ guitarist Rick Holmstrom
Mavis Staples and her guitarist, Rick Holmstrom
Mavis Staples and her band. (From left: Donny Gerard, Rick Holmstrom, Mavis Staples)
Lyric belting out the tunes for a packed house of attentive fans