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.
Mavis Staples’ guitarist Rick Holmstrom
Lyric’s bassist, Dave Matthews
Lyric belting out the tunes for a packed house of attentive fans
Mavis Staples and her band. (From left: Donny Gerard, Rick Holmstrom, Mavis Staples)
Mavis Staples and her guitarist, Rick Holmstrom
Mavis Staples feeling the love from the sold out Asheville crowd