Smart bets: Grits & Soul

Country and Americana duo Grits & Soul are relocating to the outskirts of Lexington, Ky., so this week’s gig “is a bittersweet show for us,” says vocalist and guitarist Anna Kline. She and bandmate John Looney (vocals, guitar, mandolin) are returning to his hometown to write and record a follow-up to their well-received debut album, Flood Waters. “We became students of the rich regional culture of North Carolina,” Kline says of the band’s four years based in Asheville. “We have learned and grown so much, and I’m not so sure it would have worked as well for us anywhere else.” The twosome’s farewell show, which will include new material and personal stories between numbers, takes place in Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Wednesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. Photo by Ken Voltz

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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