With about 10,000 members, private club Broadway's has become a downtown staple best known for its eclectic programming (from live bands to '80s-themed parties, karaoke and trivia) and an obsession with PBR. Memorabilia lines the bar's walls inside and out, along with red and blue paint to match the beer's logo. Photo of owner Ted Warner and his Captain Frederick Pabst mural by Kat McReynolds

Ted Warner, former Broadway’s owner and local nightlife influentia­l, exits the business

Warner finalized the sale of his Lexington Ave. bar to husband and wife team Khio and Mindy Dinh of Morganton after a serious heath scare cemented his decision to exit the industry. Although he’s divesting his involvement, Warner’s legacy in the local club scene remains significant.

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Bathetic Records and Headway Recordings celebrate Lazy Magnet album release

The experimental music scene in Asheville has seen exponential growth in the past year, thanks in large part to two local labels — Headway Recordings and Bathetic Records. This weekend, the pair combine forces to throw a local album release party for one of Bathetic’s most prolific (and indescribable) artists, Providence, R.I.-based Lazy Magnet.

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Broadway’s to The Grey Eagle: Sharon Van Etten returns to greater fanfare

The last time Sharon Van Etten was in Asheville, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter was on the cusp of indie stardom. For those already in the know, her intimate set at Broadway’s was a rare treat; but even those who stumbled in by accident could sense that something was special about the show. Tonight, Van Etten returns to the mountains, but now the cat’s out of the bag. The smoky-voiced singer will headline The Grey Eagle this time around.