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Acoustic Asheville: Brian McGee

“By the time every 30-something punk dude and their mom had picked up an acoustic guitar and started singing ‘This Land is Your Land,’ Brian had found his way back up to the East Coast, this time to Asbury Park, N.J.,” says the bio of songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and former Ashevillean Brian McGee. The Philadelphia native moved […]

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Smart Bets: Brian McGee

“By the time every 30-something punk dude and their mom had picked up an acoustic guitar and started singing ‘This Land is Your Land,’ Brian had found his way back up to the East Coast, this time to Asbury Park, N.J.,” says the bio of songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and former Ashevillean Brian McGee. The Philadelphia native moved […]

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My Side of the Mountain, Vol. XI: Brian McGee

It’s time to say goodbye to Brian McGee. After 11 years, the singer is parting with his adopted home to pursue other avenues, but not before he plays one last show. We caught up with McGee at his house, piled high with moving boxes, for an acoustic rendition of Plow United’s “The World According to Me” in advance of his performance Saturday at The Grey Eagle.