In organizing the Mountain Soul Party for the past four years, Juan Holladay has consistently striven for community building by looping in multiple generations of local musicians, representing a range of genres. The Secret B-Sides frontman again hosts the latest celebration of area talent on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Ambrose West. The all-ages show gets underway at 7 p.m. with Asheville Music School youth ensembles Defective Swing and Failure Is an Option. The rest of the bill is composed of a solo performance by Mike Martinez of Natural Born Leaders, a duo set from Jordan Okrend, as well as showcases by female trio Kismet and the Secret B-Sides, with revered vocalist Sidney Barnes. Special guest musicians will also take part in the evening. $8 advance/$10 day of show. ambrosewest.com. Photo collage by Holladay
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