“Many an Asheville music fan will enjoy this truly powerful night of music,” says Gregory Scott, the organizing force behind a trio of regional bands performing at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. “It’s going to rock their Gypsy souls.” The Van Morrison quip is apt — the lineup includes absurdist-Gypsy-folk-funk-punk collective Sirius.B and Charleston, S.C.-based Megan Jean and the KFB. The KFB stands for Klay Family Band, and the group describes itself as “a demented blend of Americana, punk, dance and the avant-garde.” Adding to the delightfully off-kilter pitch of the evening, local pirate-rock act Plankeye Peggy rounds out the list. That band, too, has a way with adjectives — “highstrung and spasmatic” and “flirtatious and dangerous” make the cut. The show is set for Friday, Dec. 18, 9 p.m. $8 in advance/$10 day of show. isisasheville.com. Photo of Plankeye Peggy courtesy of the band
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